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  Reply # 696867 5-Oct-2012 17:34 Send private message

@darylgawn

To elaborate on what saltyNZ said, 2deg on the default "internet" APN no longer give out public IP addresses, instead you get a private IP in the 100.x.x.x range and they do NAT to translate that to a real IP address.
This will very likely be the cause of your VPN breakage.
You could use the "direct" APN which would give you a real IP address, but it will also not be firewalled so you could potentially be billed for data you didn't initiate.

I'd really like to see 2d offer a compromise here. Maybe paymonthly users get a real IP and prepay get NAT? Or another APN we can use. NAT is a pain.

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  Reply # 696938 5-Oct-2012 20:26 Send private message

Our systems are engineered to minimise the amount of provisioning required. We've got it down to HLR and IN only. This is one of the reasons we can do things like instant online postpay signup.

A scheme such as you are suggesting is a very big architectural change with non-trivial provisioning integration, so it's unlikely anything like that will happen.




iPad Air + iPhone 5S + 2degrees 4tw!

These comments are my own and do not represent the opinions of 2degrees.



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  Reply # 696952 5-Oct-2012 21:05 Send private message

Publius: @darylgawn

To elaborate on what saltyNZ said, 2deg on the default "internet" APN no longer give out public IP addresses, instead you get a private IP in the 100.x.x.x range and they do NAT to translate that to a real IP address.
This will very likely be the cause of your VPN breakage.
You could use the "direct" APN which would give you a real IP address, but it will also not be firewalled so you could potentially be billed for data you didn't initiate.

I'd really like to see 2d offer a compromise here. Maybe paymonthly users get a real IP and prepay get NAT? Or another APN we can use. NAT is a pain.


hi Publius

thanks for that info, how do i use the "direct" APN? 

i know how to change the apn settings on a s3 just need to know what i need to change them to

also have a 2degrees mobile data stick couldnt see anywhere obvious where to change it on the software

s3 is priorirty for me can work around the data stick not connecting, 

cheers

Daryl 

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  Reply # 696966 5-Oct-2012 21:44 Send private message

Just change the apn name from internet to direct. At least that is how I understand it.

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  Reply # 696971 5-Oct-2012 21:56 Send private message

Using PPTP really defeats the purpose these days



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  Reply # 696972 5-Oct-2012 21:56 Send private message

hi all

thanks changing the apn to direct worked, cheers for the help everyone


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