It is possible to activate the "Router" mode (NAT) of the Freebox. The freebox will then act as a firewall and protect your computer against external itntrusion. It makes it easier to share the internet connection (if you have a hub or a switch on the Freebox V5). In this article we will show you how to configure "Router" mode of your Freebox.
Note:The Address Translation (NAT) feature of the router mode can be problematic for some software that are used as server (gaming, P2P, etc..), but it can be configured. Note that: It is highly recommend to activate the router mode as this greatly improves the protection of the computer (in case of failure of personal firewalls such as ZoneAlarm).
Click the "Send" button (bottom of page).
Restart your Freebox (either by disconnecting and reconnectin itg, or by holding down the "?" button on the Freebox remote, then select "Restart the Freebox".
Remember to restart the Freebox and if that does not do the trick, restart your computer.
After each configuration change, it is necessary to restart the Freebox that the changes to be taken into account.
In the Setup screen, you can configure the ports in order to run certain applications in server mode....
To enable the Wi-Fi mode of your Freebox please refer to this FAQ Freebox - Configure the Wi-Fi mode.
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