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cisco 1721

I have a cisco 1700 router that I would like to connect to my Verizon Actiontec router and the actiontec is how would I be able to access the internet? I do have an 4 port hwic card.

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Hi there,you want to place

Hi there,

you want to place the 1700 router in your LAN behind your Actiontec router, did I get this right?

So, you need to configure your router interface connected to the Actiontec with IP network (i.e. IP address and a static default route. If you want to use DNS from your Cisco 1700 in your internal networks, you can configure the router as a DNS server as well. Here is an example:


interface g0/0

ip address

no shutdown

ip route

ip dns server

ip name-server


Additionally, you need to configure static routes on the Actiontec router for your internal networks used behind the Cisco 1700, pointing to the as next-hop address. Also, your Actiontec needs to do NAT to connect its network to an external public network.


Hope that helped.

Cheers, Dennis


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