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Orbi RBS750 behind a HW firewall (USG40)

Michael-CH
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Orbi RBS750 behind a HW firewall (USG40)

Good day
I have an Orbi 750 with three satellites. So far I have connected the Internet directly to the Orbi. This worked perfectly. Now I have a Firewal USG40 which I would like to place between the Internet and Orbi. The firewall will manage the IP addresses (DHCP).

Now my questions:
1. Do I have to connect the firewall to the Orbi via the Internet port (yellow connection)?
2. Do I have to reconfigure the Orbi or is it enough to deactivate DHCP?

Thank you very much

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Re: Orbi RBS750 behind a HW firewall (USG40)


@Michael-CH wrote:

Good day
I have an Orbi 750 with three satellites. So far I have connected the Internet directly to the Orbi. This worked perfectly. Now I have a Firewal USG40 which I would like to place between the Internet and Orbi. The firewall will manage the IP addresses (DHCP).

Now my questions:
1. Do I have to connect the firewall to the Orbi via the Internet port (yellow connection)? Yes.
2. Do I have to reconfigure the Orbi or is it enough to deactivate DHCP? You can disable DHCP on the RBR or configure AP mode on the RBR. 
https://kb.netgear.com/31218/How-do-I-configure-my-Orbi-router-to-act-as-an-access-point and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7LOcJ8GdDo&app=desktop
https://kb.netgear.com/26765/Disabled-Features-on-the-Router-when-set-to-AP-Mode


My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router RAXE50 and R8500(v.158) Router Mode | Switches NG GS105/8 | 

Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, EX7500/EX7700, GS308v3

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FURRYe38
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Re: Orbi RBS750 behind a HW firewall (USG40)


@Michael-CH wrote:

Good day
I have an Orbi 750 with three satellites. So far I have connected the Internet directly to the Orbi. This worked perfectly. Now I have a Firewal USG40 which I would like to place between the Internet and Orbi. The firewall will manage the IP addresses (DHCP).

Now my questions:
1. Do I have to connect the firewall to the Orbi via the Internet port (yellow connection)? Yes.
2. Do I have to reconfigure the Orbi or is it enough to deactivate DHCP? You can disable DHCP on the RBR or configure AP mode on the RBR. 
https://kb.netgear.com/31218/How-do-I-configure-my-Orbi-router-to-act-as-an-access-point and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7LOcJ8GdDo&app=desktop
https://kb.netgear.com/26765/Disabled-Features-on-the-Router-when-set-to-AP-Mode


My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CM2000 Modem | Wifi Router RAXE50 and R8500(v.158) Router Mode | Switches NG GS105/8 | 

Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK40, CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, R8500, RAXE500, RAX50, XR450, EX7500/EX7700, GS308v3

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