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D Link DI 704P router as a switch only

Can i use this D Link DI 704P router as a switch only without using WAN port?

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How to configure DI-704P router using port forwarding


Check the reversion number on the bottom of your router.
General instructions for port forwarding are here.

If you need more specific details for a certain application, go from here. (You will have to scroll way down to find the D-Link section)

Dec 19, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Computers Do not find DI-704P router linked to Apris TM402G/110 Cable modem


Make sure that the cables are in the right place, computers should be connected to one of the 4 ethernet ports and the cable from the modem goes to the WAN port of the router, here's a picture, the WAN port is the closest one to the print server port.
If this is ok and still no internet than try to power down the router and the modem for a bit like 5-10 sec and put power back on, first the modem than the router, if this didn't help you out than you have to do some deeper configuration.
First you need to log in to the router while connected via cable to it. Open a web browser and type 192.168.0.1(it's the default ip address of the router), if it's not asking for username and password than start menu>run type in CMD and press enter, a DOS window will pop, type in IPCONFIG and press enter, the command's output will be something like this
The default gateway is what you need, that's the router's address, type that in the browser, it will ask for username and password, by default it's
Username: admin
Password: (just leave it blannk, no password)
or if it's not working:
Username: admin
Password: admin

You can use the wizard to finish the job, and don't forget to push the clone the MAC address button during the process. That should do it, but if you still have problems there's a very very detaliled howto from D-link over here.

Jun 28, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Vonage does not work with D-Link router


If you plugged a telephone into your D-link router, unplug it - that can not work!
You have to plug your vonage router (WAN port) into the D-Link (LAN port) and connect your phone to one of the LAN ports of the vonage router.

If you do not need the wireless capabilities of the D-Link, you can simply take that one out and only use your vonage router.

If you need more help, I would need more details form you:
Which vonage adapter are you using?
How is your setup (i.e. modem -> D-link -> vonage & computers)
What connections are you using (wire/wireless)?

You can also find help here.

Jun 17, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Need help in connecting to the internet using Dlink 704p router.....


it doesn't matter whether the other computer is set to static and the other one is set to dynamic as long as both computers are getting/using valid ip addresses.
if i got it right. 1 computer is connected to the LAN port of the router and the other computer is connected to the WAN port. if so, you need to connect both computer to the LAN ports and the WAN port of the router should be connected to the modem that you are using.
if the physical connection is correct, check how you are connecting to the internet through the modem. if you can access the internet from the modem without configuring anything, you just need to power cycle. turn off everything then turn on the modem first, wait for the lights on the modem to turn on properly before turning on the router then turn on the computers.
hope this'll help you but if not, just provide the following:
(1)ISP:
(2)brand/model of the modem:
so i can help you further.

Jun 04, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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WAN


The wan port is what you hook your modem to. Wan stands for Wide Area Network, which in your case is the internet. Your house with your 2 pc's and networking equipment would be considered a Lan, local area network.

The 4 ports on the router are switch ports, when you hook the modem up to the switch instead of the wan port the modem will only allow traffic from one physical, (MAC) address to pass through, this is why only one of your pc's can access the internet. The wan port on the router has its own MAC address, so the modem will associate with the wan port and trust all traffic that comes from that port.

Finally, after you have connected the modem to the wan port, pull the power cord on the modem then plug it back in to reset it, this will force the modem to orient with the wan port.

Jun 01, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Remote Desktop Connection on DI-704P


did you open TCP port 3389 on the router, and assign it to your computer? Remote desktop requires that port.

Mar 29, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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Add di-704p to an existing network


What you want to do should be quite easy:

1. Just connect one of the LAN ports of the DI-704P to a LAN port of your WRT54G. Try using a standard network cable. If the port status lights does not turn on on both sides when you connect the cable, use a "crossover" cable. Important: leave the DI-704P WAN port empty.

2. Disable the DHCP server on your DI-704P, your WRT54G will be the DHCP server.

3. Assign a static IP address to you DI-704P, different from your WRT54G. Example, if your WRT54G has 192.168.2.1, you may assign 192.168.2.4 to your DI-704P. Make sure that the IP address you assign is outside the DHCP range configured in your WRT54G and that the subnet mask is identical on both.
You will then be able to use your print server from any wired and wireless computer and the remaining LAN ports both on the WRT54G and DI-704P.

Feb 18, 2008 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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WAN


WAN s not for your use now. dont dig with it bro..
tel me one thing.. what kind of connection you have? does the modem stores the password or you type the pass each time manually to connect to internet

Dec 25, 2007 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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My WAN light keeps flashing while the M1 amber light remain fix at ON(M2 amber light = OFF)


You must have done something wrong when upgrading the firmware. because there are pre-requisite settings on the computer before performing an upgrade. Like setting static ip and forcing  card to 10mb/half only prior to upgrading. If this flashing is unusual, then you mightn have damage the wan port.

just to let you know, wan port will really flash but not that continous.  

Oct 06, 2007 | D-Link DI-704P Router

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