I need some help please. I had been trying to get his combo going for past 2 days and i had been failing miserably!
I have a shiro modem using pppoe and its ip is 192.168.1.1. My tplink belongs to the same subnet having the ip 192.168.1.2.
My work laptop uses 192.168.1.3 and my other lap top uses 192.168.1.4 ip. Their default gateway is 192.168.1.2.
I tried both; terminating my ether cable from the modem into the WAN port on tplink. if i do so, i fail to access the modem admin page from my laptp. If i terminate the ethernet cable from the modem into a LAN port on my tplink router, i do get access to the modem admin page and also to the tp link admin page (can someone tell me why this happens).
Secondly, if the the laptops are told to get an ip dynamically from tplink router, they fail to get one (although dhcp is enabled on that). Wirless connection with my laptops would not get established if dhcp is used on the tplink router.
I am also unable to access the internet. I am not sure how would the tplink router get the traffic out via the modem. Modem gets its own public ip from the ISP on dhcp.
If tplink is set ti get an ip dynamically, it fails to get one from the modem because modem has pppoe running on it.
please advise me what is wrong here?