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#261605 5-Dec-2019 21:07
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A mate of mine has a super old Cisco DPC3008 and Netcomm Wireless NF5. The Netcomm has died and he's bought a new wifi router, plugged it in but it doesn't seem to be getting a DHCP address from the cable modem.

 

Is DHCP the correct protocol, and it's not something wacky like PPPoE? Is there anything else I need to tell him to do to get it working? Do the cable modems still cache the MAC of the device plugged into them?


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  #2369214 5-Dec-2019 21:19
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Our older HFC equipment typically uses a static IP. If the Netcomm is still talking you could take the IP and DNS settings from that, otherwise feel free to PM me some details and I'll take a look.




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  #2369219 5-Dec-2019 21:25
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Brilliant, thanks Nick! PM'd now.


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