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Apple TV as a router

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Ok i have search the internet and am struggling with this. I would like to use the Apple tv as a bridge from my wireless network to an Ethernet connection. Is there any way of doing this on apple tv 2.1 firmware.

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Not easily that I can think of. The apple TV was made to take in the ethernet, not put out data. Sorry. Neat idea though!

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Why are you claiming that "you can't do it"?


We are talking about simple functionality that exists inside of all network stacks for *every* operating system.

While I absolutely admit that I have personally not tried this under an AppleTV, you have a standard network stack that supports all aspects of the OSI model.


Just because there are no graphical tools available to make the whole process "pretty" doesn't mean that it isn't possible.


One thing that I do know for certain is that the AppleTV's base OS contains IPTables.

And here's a guide on how to set up exactly what you are talking about *with* IPTables.




Have a nice day!



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