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Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 11:54 PM

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BGW320 use Ethernet ports while doing IP Passthrought?

The wireless range on the BGW320 is not very good so I did IP Passthrough to my Netgear R6400. It works fine, but I think it might be introducing some latency to my Xbox One X even through Ethernet.

Could I keep IP Passthrough enabled and use the router, but ALSO have my Xbox hooked directly via Ethernet to the 320? FYI I did not turn off any of the modem firewalls.

tinslwc

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213 Messages

2 years ago

I can't say with 100% certainty for the BGW320, but every other GW I've used could do exactly what you want (BGW210, NVG599, NVG589, Pace 5268ac). I have a wireless SSID dedicated to that to bypass my equipment in the case of a failure.

tonydi

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9.6K Messages

2 years ago

100% certainty.  ;-)

browndk26

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4.9K Messages

2 years ago

Yes you can still connect wired devices to the gateway. 

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3 months ago

No, of course you can’t do that.  You can’t bypass the router in your gateway and then still expect it to be a router… it no longer has an IP address to route!

tonydi

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3 months ago

Of course you can.  The Ethernet ports (and wifi for that matter) still work. You misunderstand exactly what IP Passthrough actually does.

Closing old thread.

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