How to run a Wi-Fi router without NAT and DHCP

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I need a Wi-Fi router that acts more like a hub. I have a network setup with DHCP server, gateway, etc. I also have a typical Wi-Fi router. The problem is the Wi-Fi router does NAT. It has its own DHCP server and on my network every Wi-Fi connected device has the IP of the Wi-fi router. Is there a way to make the Wi-fi router act just like another hub or switch?
ASKED: February 7, 2013  6:18 PM
UPDATED: February 7, 2013  6:44 PM

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Log on to your wifi router via web browser and disable the DHCP server.  This way the wifi router will only act as an access point.

Don’t forget to change the wifi router in the same ip address range like other network device. 

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  • bing1351
    I had an epiphany that helped me solve the problem. I was connecting the wifi router to my network via the WAN port! I moved the cable to one of the four LAN ports, turned off dhcp, turned off NAT and voila! Hope this helps other poor souls having the same problem!
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