Friday, June 05, 2009

Qwest Woes

I just got off the phone with Qwest tech support. Apparently, the "modem" that I bought isn't just a modem, it's also a router, NAT, and firewall, so none of my port forwarding I had configured in my router was working. First, I had to configure the Qwest modem/router/thing (an Actiontech M1000) to "bridge mode", so that it would turn off its NAT and firewall and just give me a connection to the Qwest network, and then I had to enter my Qwest account PPPoE credentials into my Linksys router (with, to complicate things, Tomato firmware). But now it works as it should, so my HTTP server should be up and running on the 'Net.