I was wondering if you could help me out with the following situatiion:
I'd like to add several pc's to my network as a renderfarm
I need to be able to acces these pc's from my workstation at my home(network), as well as over the internet, so I can drop my jobs on the farm whereever I am.
Security is somewhat of an issue, I'd prefer the renderfarm network seperated from (but still accessible by) the home network.
Internet comes through an ADSL router and I have a linksys WRT54GC and a linksys WRT54GL router, the latter is preferred for my homenetwork.
I've read a number of articles on chaining the routers, bypassing the WAN port of the downstream router. But physicaly the most convenient way for me would be to plug both linksys routers into the ADSL, because of my worksation and renderfarm being in opposite rooms. If that won't work it's not a problem, I can extend some cables.
I was thinking about this configuration:
ADSL - WAN adress from ISP through DHCP, LAN 192.168.1.254
WRT54GL (home) WAN 192.168.1.2 LAN 192.168.2.1 DHCPscope 192.168.2.10-50
WRT54GC (farm) WAN 192.168.1.3 LAN 192.168.3.1 DHCPscope 192.168.3.51-100
If I set it up this way, can the two networks still see each other?
How do I configure the Linksys, as router or gateway?
Do I need to add static routing tables, on either the linksys or the ADSL?
I realise I need port-forwarding, but I'll get to that when I get this setup to work at home first ;)
And if this is a completely bonkers idea, I'd love to hear how it should work.
Thanks in advance,