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# 217922 18-Jul-2017 16:58
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Firstly, apologies for the dumb question but networking is not my area of expertise.


My current set-up is VDSL using the ISP supplied HG659 as it was intended, a 1 box system to take care of routing and Wifi. I have a Shield TV connected via Ethernet, I prefer to use Ethernet as I have a 4K TV and subscribe to Netflix premium offering for 4K content. I also occasionally use the Sheild TV to chromecast from a mobile device however to do so I have to disconnect the Ethernet cable and connect the Shield TV to the Wifi network. Whenever the Shield TV is connected to Ethernet I can't even see it to cast to it but as soon as I disconnect the Ethernet cable it is there and work fine.


Is there something I need to change in the router settings to enable casting to an Ethernet connected device?



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  # 1824601 18-Jul-2017 17:04
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This sounds like you may have Wireless Isolation turned on on the modem.




i do recall this issue popping up with an older VF firmware, Have you checked if your firmware is all up to date?

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  # 1824761 18-Jul-2017 20:39
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I haven't checked firmware, just plugged it in. Where in the router settings can I check for Wifi isolation?

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