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Hey guys,



I have my setup as modem>xr500>R1(dmz)>Asus rtac87r(ap mode).  I was looking at the NAT config of the xr500 and noticed that is had 2 options:  secured and open. Which one should be ticked? And btw is this NAT acceleration because I like to disable NAT acceleration which seems to be better for gaming.  


Also with my R1 being in the dmz of the xr500, do I need to enable/disable UPnP and/or UPnP Forwarding on the R1 for it to function properly in the dmz of the xr500? Thanks for such a great product!!!

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To be honest I don't know what the option does, I would suggest using the help boxes on the Settings page that has that option it should tell you what it does or instead make a post on their forum https://community.netgear.com/t5/Nighthawk-Pro-Gaming-Routers/bd-p/en-home-nighthawk-pro-gaming-routers

or give them a call https://www.netgear.com/support/contact.aspxand I'm sure they'll be able to give you a recommendation of if its beneficial to use the option or not.


Leave UPnP or port forwarding enabled on the R1 don't do both though. Glad to hear you're enjoying it!

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