2Wire 2701HG-B Airport Extreme IP Conflict

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by iqwertyi, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. iqwertyi macrumors regular

    Sep 9, 2007
    I'm hoping someone can help me (my brother).

    This is my brother's setup and I'm very new to Mac.
    His modem died and the internet provider (ATT Fast Access in Miami) replaced his modem with a modem with a built in router (2Wire 2701HG-B).
    After this he says he keeps getting an IP Conflict message.

    My assumption is that both routers are trying to assign an ip to his iMac (connected wirelessly by the way) since there are now two routers.

    What's the proper way to shut off the 2Wire from being a router and just be a modem and let the Apple Extreme to all the routing job?

  2. waw74 macrumors 68030

    May 27, 2008
    plug the 2 wire into the WAN port on the extreme.
  3. skorpien macrumors 68020

    Jan 14, 2008
  4. DewGuy1999 macrumors 68040


    Jan 25, 2009
    The 2701HG-B needs to be put into Bridge Mode so that it acts as a modem only and lets the Airport Extreme do the routing. Check out this message in particular and this thread in general over at Broadband - DSLReports.com.

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