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Streaming through LAN in a 3 routers network

JoanmayJoanmay Posts: 9Members ✭✭


Does anyone solved the LAN streaming for a 3 router network ?

My setup schema would be:

    Internet Router  
     /                   \ 

Router 2 Router 3
/ \
PMS Smart tv

I have solved the problem for every direct connection (cable/wifi) from Router 2 and the Internet Router to the PMS. But for the Router 3 it is handled using the external networ/Internet not the internal network LAN.

To make the 2 routers LAN work for the internal and external network I did:

  • Setup static IP for the Router 2 based on MAC
  • Add DMZ exception in the "Internet Router" pointing the IP of the PMS
  • Open ports in Router 2 for the PMS IP local address.

I can imagine how to solve the matter for a 2-way NAT, but in a 3-way with the network schema above, I'm completely lost. I don't know what I should try to do.

Thanks in advance

Best Answers


  • JoanmayJoanmay Posts: 9Members ✭✭

    It messed with the schema. I attach it as image.

  • JoanmayJoanmay Posts: 9Members ✭✭

    I have decided to replace the router with an small switch to simplify the routing task, beeing the PMS in the main router subnet, also worked without any further configuration in a device connected to a secondary router. Which is nice.

    This is what I was looking for.

    I pressume everything @gbooker02 commented is correct though. I am get lost easily when it is referred to complex network routing schemes.

    Thanks for both responds, they were useful.

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