How to connect two ADSL modems

How to connect two ADSL modems

For creation of home local networks sometimes it is necessary to use at once some devices. For stable work of the combined network two ADSL modems can be demanded, each of which will carry out the necessary functions.

It is required to you

- Splitter;
- network cables.

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If you have on hand the ADSL modem with several LAN ports and the similar device supporting works with the Wi-fi network you need to adjust their synchronous work correctly. It will allow to connect to the Internet at the same time some computers and mobile devices. Connect a telephone cable to DSL port of the multichannel modem. Use for this purpose a splitter to reduce the level of hindrances in a network.


Connect the necessary computers to the modem, using available ports LAN. Surely leave one port free. Include one of computers and open the web interface of settings of the modem. Establish and adjust connection with the server of provider. As to make it, specify at an official forum of the company, the providing service of Internet access better.

Keep connection settings. Disconnect the DHCP function. In this scheme it is better to use static IP addresses. Connect this computer to LAN port of other modem.

Open its web interface. Choose the WAN menu and perform its tuning. In this case it is necessary to appoint the LAN channel the main. I.e. the device has to get Internet access not through DSL port, and through LAN port. As the DNS server (a point of Internet access) use the IP address of the first modem.

Open the Wi-fi menu and create a wireless point of access. Choose parameters of work of a wireless network necessary to you. Keep settings of the modem and disconnect from it the desktop computer.

Connect by means of a network cable the second ADSL modem to the first device. For this purpose use free ports LAN of both modems. Reboot both devices. Wait for a full load of modems. Connect mobile computers to a wireless network. Be convinced that all devices got Internet access.