Apologies in advance if this sounds obviously incorrect/impossible/dumb.
Suppose I have a setup like this, where network1 and network2 are for two completely separate physical networks. Is it possible to completely skip NAT on the network appliance box and also have the same public IP on its WAN interface? Is the bride in the diagram possible at all?
The ISP does not allow multiple simultaneous PPPoE connections, and I want UPNP to be functional on both devices (thus DMZ is not possible?).
I want this very peculiar setup because the network appliance is not super reliable and I currently cannot afford to replace it, while the OpenWrt device is known-good and very reliable. I do not want the network appliance to hang and cut off network connections on network1, but stuff on network2 are fine with some short downtime.
Is this setup possible with OpenWrt?