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When I connect Mac directly to SB6183 with Ethernet cable, no internet. When I connect AirPort Extreme to SB6183 and Mac to AirPort Extreme then internet is ok. Thanks in advance for any ideas
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powercycle the modem before plugging in the mac or after? also a network switch right out of the modem is ok?
powercycle the modem before plugging in the mac or after?
also a network switch right out of the modem is ok?
No, a switch is "dumb" device and it won't know how to route traffic properly. You want a router right off the modem.