Using your ADSL modem to create a LAN

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The ADSL modem provided by your ISPs can be used to create a LAN.
By default, its IP address will be 192.168.1.1 with subnet mask 255.255.255.0 with DHCP enabled.
  • PPPoE mode: this stands for Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet. Username and passwords are configured and saved the ADSL router.
  • The router acts as a DHCP server, a router and a LAN switch.
  • Follow this link to find out how you can do that:


Example: http://kolkata.bsnl.co.in/dataoneinstall/menu.html
Thanks to udayasankar for this tip on the forum.
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