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How do I set/change my Wave 2 (RAC2V1K) Router to Bridge mode?

ilong_213ilong_213 Posts: 3 ✭✭
in Home Networking Dec 11, 2020

My web browser 192.168.1.1 keeps sending me to the app page with no ability to change the settings. I also can't find the settings (bridge mode) on my mobile phone app. I wanted to add my owned managed security gateway device with the same settings of 192.168.1.1

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  • James_MJames_M Posts: 2,659 ADMIN
    Dec 11, 2020

    Hi! Which modem do you have and what are you trying to accomplish?

  • ilong_213ilong_213 Posts: 3 ✭✭
    Dec 13, 2020

    Hi James, I have a combo Modem/Router. The Modem is a DOCSIS 3.1 Modem. The router is a 802.11ac Wave 2 Router 

    Model Number: RAC2V1K.

    My personal Security Gateway device is set only on 192.168.1.1.

    How can I set up my Modem/Router on Bridge mode. I need a new/assigned IP address to the modem/router. I can’t change the 192.168.1.1 on my new security gateway.

    So do I need to replace/exchange my modem/router? I can’t log on the web browser and make the changes like I did with my old router.

    The mobile app doesn’t allow me to do this.

    Do I need to purchase my own router to make this happen?

    Thanks.

  • James_MJames_M Posts: 2,659 ADMIN
    Dec 14, 2020

    Correct, generally speaking to manage your router with specific settings, you would need to be using your own router.

  • ilong_213ilong_213 Posts: 3 ✭✭
    Dec 14, 2020

    James, ok. Got it. I already have access points (A.P’s) all over my house so I’ll just return the WiFi router and keep the Modem and plug in my own Security Gateway device. I should be able to access the settings on the browser.

    Thank you.

  • rocketjetzrocketjetz Posts: 161 ✭✭✭✭
    Dec 15, 2020

    Catch-22:

    A catch-22 is a paradoxical situation from which an individual cannot escape because of contradictory rules or limitations.

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