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I have two cisco routers. Trying to connect them togther so

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I have two cisco routers. Trying to connect them togther so that I can use 6 ports instead of the four. They each a linksys 1000. How do I do this?
JA: How much experience do you have with this particular Cisco product?
Customer: Ten years
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: I've only had one. Just now trying to add a second.
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: All. My biggest question is how to access it and enter the ip but with a .1 tag at the end of the ip to show the computer there are two different routers but working together.
JA: Anything else you want the network expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's about it.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Byron replied 11 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** make sure the routers aren't connected to each other. Log in to the router that's not directly connected to the Internet and change its LAN IP address from to, turn off the DHCP server function and save the changes. Connect a ether net cable from a lan port on the main router to a lan port on the modified router and you should be able to connect devices to the other 3 ports and get a connection