Re: Vista ics wireless wired bridge
If you have a router which can be a firewall, I would not use ICS. If not,
you can try enable the ICS. But you may experience other issues. Please post
back after enable the ICS.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"canalrun" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I've been searching but have not quite found my situation -
> I have a new Vista laptop with both 802.11g and a wired ethernet
> connector. It currently connects to my home wireless network (which is
> subnet 192.168.0.xx) and the internet via a wireless router and cable
> I would like to use ics to bridge this network with an older device
> that only has ethernet. The older device has a built in web server (it
> is a security monitor). The idea is to be able to check the security
> monitor from the internet. The security monitor is on a different
> subnet, by default, 192.168.1.xx.
> My plan is to connect the laptop ethernet to a switch, connect the
> security device to the switch, configure the laptop port and switch
> for the 192.168.1.xx subnet. At this point I should be able to access
> the security device from the laptop via the ethernet connection.
> Then I would like to use ICS to bridge the wireless and wired
> connections. Theoretically I should now be able to access the security
> device from any computer on my wireless network using the 1.xx subnet
> or from the internet after opening ports on my router.
> Am I in the ballpark or way out in left field? Do gateways need to be
> configured? Do I need both networks to be on the same subnet?
> Thanks for any info...