Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



148 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


Topic # 81147 8-Apr-2011 21:57 Send private message

I'm using the Draytek v120 as a PPPoA to PPPoE bridge to pfSense 1.2.3 and I've never been assigned my static IP with this configuration over the past year or so that it has been enabled for my account. Telecom says my password is reported as incorrect at their end and thus I'm assigned a dynamic IP. I've checked and re-checked the password many times it is needless to say, does anyone else have a similar configuration that works successfully?

Create new topic
7678 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 265

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 456909 9-Apr-2011 01:41 Send private message

Easy way to check whether it's pfsense or the Draytek would be to use a different PPPoE client, ie remove pfsense from the equation connect a PC running Windows/Mac/Linux and create a PPPoE connection to the draytek.

If you have the same problem you can cast suspicion on the Draytek, if it works fine start looking at pfsense.

170 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 456911 9-Apr-2011 02:03 Send private message

What username/password are you authenticating with?

To get a static IP assigned you need to use [email protected] and the password associated with that ID. Easiest way to confirm the password would be to log into the usage meter at telecom.co.nz/usage with the above combination.

While I do use a Vigor 120 in PPPoA pass-through, I'm not using a static IP at this time.



148 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 456946 9-Apr-2011 08:55 Send private message

Yeah it works getting into the usage meter, I have to plan a time to experiment with other PPPoE clients as there's a few people using the connection most of the time and it's not a critical issue, I've just been using the dyndns client I used to use before anyway. UPDATE: Just got through to Telecom this morning and asked them about it again, they've reset the password and the interface is now being assigned the static IP.

123 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 458445 13-Apr-2011 21:26 Send private message

I had same issue 2 weeks ago..

I used to logon using username [email protected]
when I was assigned a fixed IP they said to use username [email protected]

I tried, and it didn't assign fixed IP.. 
the thing is Telecom will allow you to connect even if your password is incorrect.. 

So I rang Telecom, asked for my  [email protected] password to be reset..

And fixed the problem immediately

Dean 

190 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Subscriber

  Reply # 459299 16-Apr-2011 08:14 Send private message

The password for [email protected] is totally separate to the password to [email protected]

I see people caught out by this lots.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Orcon Global Mode launched
Created by freitasm, last reply by FlameBeard on 27-Aug-2014 23:27 (91 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Advice on Residential Fence replacement and neighbour
Created by networkn, last reply by nickrout on 27-Aug-2014 19:45 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


What would show if the net went down?
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 27-Aug-2014 23:33 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Moving to Auckland - advise & recommendation
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by nakedmolerat on 26-Aug-2014 22:48 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Vodafone TV multicast settings on pfSense?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by kenkeniff on 27-Aug-2014 10:32 (182 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


XtraHost - Closing
Created by achieveit, last reply by quickymart on 27-Aug-2014 18:57 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Slingshots Front Up! Are applauding or sceptical?
Created by gnfb, last reply by gnfb on 26-Aug-2014 21:49 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Another Gaming computer help question
Created by Lyderies, last reply by timmmay on 26-Aug-2014 18:06 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.