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




205 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Topic # 97647 18-Feb-2012 15:33
Send private message

After nothing but hassles with my POS Linksys WAG120N, I bought a  Cisco RV110W instead. Yesterday, I tried setting it up with the Linksys being used only as a modem. I was unable to, though because when I entered 192.168.1.1 into my browser as per the Cisco setup instructions, I was taken to the admin login for the Linksys. This seemed odd to me, because the Linksys was not connected to the PC at all. The connection setup was exactly as specified in the RV110W instructions: modem connected to dsl line,  ethernet cable from modem (Linksys WAG120N) to the slot marked "WAN" on the RV110W, another ethernet cable from RV110W to my PC. Despite this, the admin page was for the linksys not the cisco. 

Today, I exchanged the WAG120N for a Netgear DM111P, just a modem, not a router. Same setup configuration: modem connected to dsl line,  ethernet cable from modem (NetgearDM111P) to the slot marked "WAN" on the RV110W, another ethernet cable from RV110W to my PC. Same result - type in 192.168.1.1 and get taken to the admin page for "Netgear DM111P" 

Clearly, there's a serious PEBKAC situation here, but what exactly is it? Any help resolving this will be very gratefully received.

Create new topic
368 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 583334 19-Feb-2012 00:31
Send private message

Hmmm....  Surprised

IP addresses, by their nature are configurable.

Check out page 2-8 of the "DM111P ADSL2+ Ethernet Modem Reference Manual".

You may be able to put the two devices in a half-bridge configuration....if you're lucky.

Otherwise, the fall back is pure IP routing and port-forward/NAT via your routers WAN port.





205 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 583336 19-Feb-2012 01:10
Send private message

Thanks ofr the reply. I ended up ringing the Cisco 0800 number - outstanding service. 5 P.M. on a Saturday evening, and getting a live tech, US-based who helped me sort it out. The problem was that for some reason, the LAN IP was 10.10.10.1 instead of 192.168.1.1, so attempts to configure it by accessing that standard address all failed, of course. I really can't speak highly enough of the outstanding service, and discovering that router's hardware warranty is for an unlikely 10 years was bonus too. Laughing

Create new topic



Twitter »

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 »

Red Hat unveils production-ready open source hyperconverged infrastructure
Posted 23-Jun-2017 22:10


Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband … seems to be fixed
Posted 23-Jun-2017 14:10


VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted 22-Jun-2017 19:05


Brother launches next-generation colour laser printers and all-in- ones for business
Posted 22-Jun-2017 18:56


Intel and IOC announce partnership
Posted 22-Jun-2017 18:50


Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: Best Android tablet
Posted 21-Jun-2017 12:05


Wellington-based company helping secure Microsoft browsers
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:51


Endace delivers high performance with new 1/10/40 Gbps packet capture card
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:50


You can now integrate SMX security into Microsoft Office 365, Google and other cloud email platforms
Posted 20-Jun-2017 20:47


Ravensdown launches new decision-making tool HawkEye
Posted 19-Jun-2017 15:38


Spark planning to take on direct management of all consumer stores
Posted 19-Jun-2017 10:03


Qrious acquires Ubiquity
Posted 14-Jun-2017 12:21


Spark New Zealand prepares for 5G with Nokia
Posted 14-Jun-2017 12:16


The future-proof 10.5-inch iPad Pro
Posted 13-Jun-2017 18:16


Mandatory data breach reporting in Australia
Posted 13-Jun-2017 11:30



Geekzone Live »

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



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.