What is the best way to connect a wired switch to my Airport Extreme? Cable modem to Airport to switch? Or cable modem to switch to Airport?

  • Asked by Todd I from Redwood City
  • Sep 6, 2010
QA AirPort Extreme Base Station

QA AirPort Extreme Base Station

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  • Best Answer:

    You want modem - airport - switch. The airport provides NAT and other services to your local network. Connecting the switch directly to the modem deprives anything connected to the switch of those services.

    • Answered by Barry P from Rancho Palos Verdes
    • Sep 23, 2010