I need some tips on using the Pepwave MAX BR1 Mini as a secondary internet source.
I have a Synology RT2600ac router. I use a cable modem as my primary internet access. The Synology router supports a secondary source for failover purposes, so if the primary (i.e. cable modem) fails, it can use the secondary source for connecting to the Internet. I am looking into getting the Pepwave MAX BR1 Mini (CAT 6 LTE version) to use as my Synology Router’s secondary/backup Internet source. I know the Pepwave also supports failover, but I prefer to continue using my Synology as my main router (since it has some other features I like and the Synology supports up to 1 Gbps connection to the Internet).
I plan on using the Pepwave MAX BR1 Mini with a Verizon SIM card. I was reading the Pepwave manual, and need some guidelines/tips for my particular needs. I suppose I would connect the Pepwave’s LAN port to the Synology. Then, configure the Pepwave as follows:
Wi-Fi AP: Off (unless I want to connect to it for debugging purposes, but otherwise, noone has a need to connect to the Pepwave directly since everyone should be connecting to the Synology router).
DHCP Server: Off. I could not find a “bridge” mode in the Pepwave manual, so I assume I just need to turn off the DHCP server?
WAN 1: Disable
Cellular Settings: SIM A Only (I only plan on using one SIM)
Is there anything else I need to configure beyond whatever defaults the Pepwave ships with? Any other tips?