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Set up modem as bridge

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Set up modem as bridge

Hello,

 

I want to install a firewall in my network to configure a VPN to access to my shared resources from outside of the organization.

 

Do I have to set up the modem as a bridge in order to do this?. If not, could you please assist with the right steps to do it?

 

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Set up modem as bridge

Hi firstmed! If you were looking to set up a 3rd party firewall and VPN, you could bridge mode it (if you don't have static IPs; if you do, you'd want to use pass-through mode) and use a router. The 3rd party firewall and VPN set up would be outside of our demarc if you decided to go that route but these links would be helpful if you do: 

 

This one would explain how to use both bridge and pass-through modes

https://forums.businesshelp.comcast.com/t5/Equipment-Modems-Gateways/True-Bridge-Mode-vs-Pass-Throug...

 

Comcast Business Static IP and your firewall, port configurations and web site blocking

https://business.comcast.com/help-and-support/internet/comcast-business-ip-gateway-static-firewall

 

Use VPN with Your Xfinity Internet Service (note that this is for residential service but much of it would still apply)

https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/using-a-vpn-connection

 

I hope that helps but if you have any questions going forward, you can always send us a private message with your name, the business name, the complete service address (including city, state, ZIP, suite number, etc), and the phone or account number.