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# 205092 29-Oct-2016 12:10
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Hi,

 

 

 

Not sure if this should be posed here or in the other forum.  I have just switched from Spark to Stuff-Fiber.  I have my phone line ported to 2talk and this was working fine on the Spark connection via the HG659b router.  

 

 

 

Now that my internet is connected via the Netgear I would like to be able to continue to use the VOIP functions of the HG659b router.  I have set up a new internet connection under the internet settings page and set it up as shown below:

 

 

 The HG659b router works fine (both WIFI and wired). I have the Wan port plugged into a network port on the netgear.  However the VOIP isn't coming back on line.

 

 

 

I am not sure which connection type to use (I am assuming I am using the incorrect one as VOIP is not currently working)

 

Available choices are here:

 

 

 

 

Any thoughts or assistance would be welcome.  The alternative appears to be to buy an ATA adaptor, or setup the HG659b as my main router (if its compatible)?

 

 

 

Thank you in advance!


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  # 1660374 29-Oct-2016 12:45
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I'm pretty sure VoIP on those devices can only be attached to the WAN interface, not LAN. You would normally just set up the HG659b for DHCP on the WAN interface and plug it into the new router.

 

I'm pretty sure that Stuff fibre uses CG-NAT though, so you're not get VoIP working with triple NAT in place.




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  # 1660383 29-Oct-2016 12:58
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Thanks for your reply - so I have the HG659b WAN port plugged into the Netgear LAN port - are you saying that isn't going to work?

 

Then you say setup the HG659b for DHCP on the WAN - Is that the option in the list (DHCP Spoofed), or other config?

 

Finally you said stuff probably uses CG-NAT so at the end of the day does that mean my idea of this setup simply will not work?

 

 

 

The alternative may be that i set up the hg659b as my stuff connected router (assuming its compatible)


 
 
 
 


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  # 1660384 29-Oct-2016 12:59
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Beside Service type make sure VOICE is checked.



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  # 1660388 29-Oct-2016 13:01
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yitz: Beside Service type make sure VOICE is checked.

 

 

 

oh duh - this may have done it - Testing now...




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  # 1660390 29-Oct-2016 13:06
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That did it - THANK YOU!!

 

 

 

I had already spent so much time trying to figure it out - Sometimes its the most obvious simple thing!


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