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

38 posts


# 228582 12-Jan-2018 21:03
Send private message

I thought I was getting a good deal when I bought my new router with built-in voip port, but it took a conversation with netcomm's helpdesk to get my voip (2talk) to register.


Silly me, I was under the assumption that dialplans were a standard syntax, and the one I'd been using on my PAP2T would be fine. Nope - it wouldn't even register the account. It turns out that Netcomm (or this router in particular - I've seen several different syntax for their hardware's DP) doesn't support . (dot) as a wildcard for number of digits, and doesn't support a leading * as they claim that star codes are natively supported and configured by the router, so my voicemail is inaccessible as I can't dial *55.


The nice guy at netcomm did send me a basic DP that at least got the account registered, but I can't dial 027xxxxxxx or most other mobile numbers - my call record shows only 6427, so it completely ignores all following digits. Funnily enough, I did get through to 022xxxxxxx, yet 022 doesn't even exist in the DP!


Has anyone got this model with an NZ DP that works reliably?


I'll post back if I come across a combination that does it for me!

Create new topic
4244 posts

Uber Geek

  # 1937886 12-Jan-2018 21:32
One person supports this post
Send private message

So firstly, I really struggle to see how a dial plan would stop the line registering. Unless there is some sort of bug.

And secondly, I can't imagine the sip stack (broadcom something) in these is different to that of the nf4v. Which definitely can match *xx for a feature code like *55. And also uses . for one or more character matches.

The funny one is wait is a T unlike the standard "S1, s2 etc"

Post your current dial plan and let's see what it looks like.

38 posts


  # 1937892 12-Jan-2018 22:06
Send private message

Here goes:
I had this on my PAP2T;




and the netcomm guy (sort of) translated that to;




which at least registered, but as you can see, doesn't really account for all NZ calls.


I couldn't understand why it would prevent it registering, either, but that's how it happened. As soon as I rebooted with the second DP, it hooked up immediately. Obviously, the leading parenthesis could create a hiccup, and as I say, it wouldn't recognise a leading * or any period. Apparently, if it can't deal with the DP, it just won't register. Silly machine.
I've written one that might do the job, but I've never done it before, just using other people's plans;




Again, it doesn't cover everything, but I never use operator numbers, and I've ignored the 02* ones I never plan on using. I can't test that until the rest of my network users have gone to bed as I don't want to cut them off if they're in the middle of something!


Yeah, things that might work on the NF4V don't seem to be compatible with the NF13, which is why I am lamenting the lack of standardised DP syntax :)


38 posts


  # 1938813 14-Jan-2018 22:39
Send private message

So far, so good.




seems to be getting through to the numbers I am dialling.
I messed up a bit in my original post, getting the . & * mixed up re wildcards, but even so, my PAP2T plan was the reason it wouldn't connect, according to Netcomm.


It's a really basic DP, but it does leave out what I consider irrelevant rules such as 070xxxxxxx and operator codes. I still haven't set up an international rule, but I'll cross that bridge if I ever need to dial out of the country :)

28369 posts

Uber Geek

Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1938840 15-Jan-2018 07:54
Send private message


And secondly, I can't imagine the sip stack (broadcom something) in these is different to that of the nf4v. Which definitely can match *xx for a feature code like *55. And also uses . for one or more character matches.


This is a totally different chipset to other Netcomm routers. I got a few of these from Netcomm for testing and while they're a good unit performance wise they're totally different to the NF4V and NF18ACV. 


Netcomm only bought a small quanity of these into the country and won't be bringing in any more.



Create new topic

Twitter and LinkedIn »

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 »

Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00

Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08

Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55

Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19

Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48

CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42

Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41

Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30

BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14

Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24

2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35

New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13

OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32

Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27

D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07

Geekzone Live »

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

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

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.