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Accessing my network from a remote location - hardware help

Link to this post 15 Dec 13

I want to be able to access, among other things on my network, my Synology NAS for audio streaming from remote locations.
I have an ADSL modem connected to SMC ABR7004 Barricade 4 port router which connects to the NAS thru a Gigabit switch via ethernet.

The problem I run into in setting up port forwarding is that the Barricade has a 192.168.x.x address while the modem's LAN address is

I can't seem to change the Barricade's address range to the 10.x.x.x range and am not sure how to proceed or if this is even what I need to do.

The computers connected through the Barricade all get 192.168.x.x addresses.
Is it as simple as disabling DHCP server on the Barricade?

Here is a screenshot of the LAN setup page

Link to this post 22 Dec 13

Most ISPs restrict the address assignments to specific hardware, so turning off dhcp may backfire and leave all devices without a connection. The best practice is to setup the port forwarding on both devices to properly forward the traffic to the desired host.

Link to this post 23 Dec 13

Thanks for the tip.
I'll give it a go.
I've also discovered that I must have a static Ip address - according to my ISP's help desk.

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