This document discusses RFC 1483 bridging implementations.
There are no specific requirements for this document.
This document is not restricted to specific software and hardware
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Select one of these RFC 1483 bridging implementations for your
Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) service.
Routing and Bridging (IRB)
—(Recommended) The IRB feature allows
your Cisco DSL Router to bridge traffic in on its ATM interface (the ADSL
interface) and then route that traffic out on its Ethernet interface. With IRB
enabled, the Cisco DSL Router can perform value-added services such as Network
Address Translation (NAT) overload, NAT Pool, Static NAT, and Dynamic Host
Control Protocol (DHCP) Server.
—In a Pure Bridging implementation, your Cisco DSL
Router acts as a simple ADSL to Ethernet bridge, and is unable to provide
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