Robustel - Bridge Mode/IP Passthrough Guide

Robustel - Bridge Mode/IP Passthrough Guide

All models in the Robustel range support Bridge Mode (IP PassThrough) to allow customers to use a third party router to manage the LAN while the Robustel acts as a modem only.

Please Note, this requires a Fixed IP SIM

To enable Bridge Mode (IP PassThrough) follow the below steps:-
Log on to the Robustel router management page
Select “Network – IP Passthrough” from the left menu.

   Change Enable to On – click Submit then Save & Apply

Please note – once this feature is enabled the Robustel will still be accessible with DHCP enabled and WiFi on. If you want to turn these features off this can be done so via the following menus:-
DHCP = Interface – LAN – and clicking the Edit button

WIFI = Interface – 
– Access point – change Enable to OFF

During testing we followed the above steps - leaving DHCP and WIFI enabled – and using a Fixed IP 
, we were able to see the 
passed the external WAN Fixed IP through to the WAN interface on our test router (
. After this change, the Draytek  managed all the LAN traffic and the Roubstel was adcting as the modem.

    • Related Articles

    • Jola Fixed IP Service (formerly ‘CPE Fixed IP’) - first time connection

      Version History v1.1 – Aug 23 v1.2 – 23/02/2024 – Product name has been changed from ‘CPE Fixed IP’ to ‘Fixed IP Service’ and article updated to reflect this. IMPORTANT – Please be aware that there are 2 versions of the Fixed IP service: • Standard ...
    • Draytek VDSL2+ WAN Guide

      The DrayTek Vigor 2860/2862 series router is an Openreach MCT compliant VDSL2 / ADSL2+ router. This setup guide demonstrates how to configure a DrayTek Vigor router's WAN1 (VDSL2) interface to connect to a JOLA Fiber Broadband VDSL2 line, connecting ...
    • Robustel - First time connection guide

      First time connection Until the router connects to the internet, your router will have a 'factory shipped' configuration. When an activated SIM is inserted into the router (or the SIM already inserted is activated) the router will auto-detect the SIM ...
    • Robustel - RCMS Application Download

      Please download the attached file (Different per device type) to install the RCMS Application for the Robustel See the following guide on how to install this application - ...
    • Jola PSTN Replacement Toolkit Provisioning Guide v1.4

      The Jola PSTN Replacement Toolkit includes various products that can be ordered either via the SIP Manager portal and/or the Mobile Manager portal. This guide explains, step by step, how to order and manage each of the PSTN Replacement products. 1. ...