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Topic # 114330 15-Feb-2013 23:49 Send private message

So Flatmate just signed up to Slingshot unlimited, and I've tried with no avail to get the slingshot provide Netcomm Modem Router (NB304-NZ) to play nice with my TP Link wireless router (TL WR941ND) that has been happily sharing our Telstra cable connection for years.

Any one have experience that can give me an idiot proof guide to getting it all to play nicely in bridge mode and give me wireless Internet back please?





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  Reply # 763339 16-Feb-2013 09:07 Send private message

Tried the first link on Google which is a good PDF on the Netcomm website detailing how to do this?

http://media.netcomm.com.au/public/assets/pdf_file/0004/112558/BCS-NB304.pdf




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  Reply # 763349 16-Feb-2013 09:51 Send private message

Yes, more interested in the TP Link/ joining the two end of the setup, how do I get them to talk....





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  Reply # 763351 16-Feb-2013 09:55 Send private message

Enable IP extension on the netcomm and then just set the tp-link's WAN to obtain an address by DHCP



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  Reply # 763361 16-Feb-2013 10:22 Send private message

Hmm, can't find the IP extentsion setting, it'snot where it is on other necomm products.... 





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  Reply # 763380 16-Feb-2013 11:46 Send private message

I don't think the modem you got supports IP Extension mode. You need to get a Dynalink/NetComm RTA1320 or RTA1320 rev 2.

You can try to pick up one from TradeMe.

If you want to use full bridge mode, you need to get a Draytek Vigor 120 which does PPPoA to PPPoE.  Then you can use your TP-Link router in PPPoE mode to do the authenication.

Cheers!



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  Reply # 763383 16-Feb-2013 11:49 Send private message

I had come to that conclusion, have set it up as a modem router and just connected to lan sode of TP link to connect the lan and wifi to the network. Working ok.





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