7 Replies Latest reply: Apr 3, 2013 2:53 PM by LaPastenague
ROBUSN Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I'm using my Time Capsule in Bridge Mode.  Can I access my ATT Uverse network through the Time Capsule's wireless or only use it for ethernet connected devices when it's in bridge mode?


3TB Time Capsule, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)
  • LaPastenague Level 8 Level 8 (43,115 points)

    In bridge the TC is still part of the uverse network. You should have full access to everything.

  • Bob Timmons Level 10 Level 10 (89,465 points)

    Can I access my ATT Uverse network through the Time Capsule's wireless

    Yes, if the TC is in Bridge Mode....it is already part of the same Uverse network.

  • TomWeyer Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Not exactly.  As I learned the hard way one of the later updates seems to have stoped allowing REMOTE acess to TC Disk, UNLESS the TC functions as a NAT.  This for me is not an option as I don't need NAT on my home network (127 static addresses)     See: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3699096?start=0&tstart=0

     

    Love to find a work around to enable remote disk access withoout NAT/DHCP or I suppose an old version of the firmware might be an option as well if someone can point me that way.

     

    --Tom

  • Bob Timmons Level 10 Level 10 (89,465 points)

    Your question was

     

     

    Can I access my ATT Uverse network through the Time Capsule's wireless

     

    You can, if the TC is in Bridge Mode. A device that is a client of the TC's wireless will be able to "see" a device that is on the Uverse network....and vice versa.

     

    The TC Disk is not a client. It's a network hard drive.

     

    If am on my Mac connected to the Uverse wireless, I can "see" the TC hard drive on the network through the Finder.....if the TC is in Bridge Mode.

     

    Did you mean to ask if you can access the TC's disk from the Internet via a Uverse router?  If yes, that is a totally different question.

  • LaPastenague Level 8 Level 8 (43,115 points)

    Your question is a somewhat different one.. ROBUSN is obviously not connecting remotely. If he is trying to connect to other devices on the cable modem router via the TC it cannot be from far away.

     

     

     

    Love to find a work around to enable remote disk access withoout NAT/DHCP or I suppose an old version of the firmware might be an option as well if someone can point me that way.

     

    --Tom

    Wow. 127 static addresses.. that is like running an ISP.

     

    You certainly should not need NAT.. nor do you need icloud. or btmm.

     

    Directly access the TC.. if you have a public Static IP which is network addressable over Internet.

     

    When you setup in bridge.. the dhcp is open, go to that page in the airport utility and change to manual and type in one of your public IP addresses.

     

    This might be impossible in v6 utility.. just use the v5, which has more of tool feel to it,, rather than a toy picture book feel.

     

    I would hope you have a firewall or some such device looking after the subnet.. so you will just need to open port 548 TCP to the TC.

  • TomWeyer Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Yes it's a large block (not an ISP, just former Airport PM- yes seriously).

     

    I have a proper firewall set up so that's not the issue just the concern of not being able to access the disk remotely.  Anone know the last version of firmware that allows remote disk without NAT (old interface), and where I might find a copy so I can "upgrade" my base station back to allow remote disk.

     

    Thanks,

    Tom

  • LaPastenague Level 8 Level 8 (43,115 points)

    To go back in firmware, the TC must have internet connection.. and you must connect to the TC locally.

     

    The TC has to download its own firmware.. you cannot download for it.

     

    Select firmware update in the airport utility.

     

    Hold down the option key when you select firmware. It will then show all versions of the firmware available to your model TC.

     

    Choose 7.5.2

    Everything went to pot at 7.6.. but if you did use btmm before then you must have been on 7.6.1  It was not introduced I think until that level.

    Edit.. yes, the apple article says

    AirPort Firmware 7.6.1 or later

    is required.

     

    So only 7.6.3 has been released (successfully) since then. .2 bombed.

     

     

    It takes 5 min to try each firmware.. but if you still want to try btmm.. 7.6.1 is the one to try.. but do not use Mountain Lion 10.8.3 .. I think you need to test from 10.8.2 or even earlier.