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Topic # 100012 1-Apr-2012 15:02
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We are increasing testing three-fold and need more Telecom customer volunteers.  Help us to improve New Zealand broadband performance by volunteering to host one of our probes.  

The probe is a bridged router with an 802.11n wifi on board that we encourage you to enable through our website.  

Volunteers are needed in Hamilton and Dunedin as well as many smaller centres, I'll update here when that changes.

To discover more about being a volunteer, click here https://www.truenet.co.nz/get-involved-become-volunteer-tester

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  Reply # 603429 1-Apr-2012 19:26
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I would be interested but it sounds like i'd have to Double NAT through your router, and theres no way i'd be doing that. Can the device be connected to the network without being in the middle?



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  Reply # 603447 1-Apr-2012 19:51
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eXDee: I would be interested but it sounds like i'd have to Double NAT through your router, and theres no way i'd be doing that. Can the device be connected to the network without being in the middle?


It is a bridged router, so I don't think that would be an issue 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 604229 2-Apr-2012 23:52
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eXDee: I would be interested but it sounds like i'd have to Double NAT through your router, and theres no way i'd be doing that. Can the device be connected to the network without being in the middle?


Got one here, it's not double NAT it basically acts as a transparent bridge.

Reason to have it in the middle is so it knows when tests are being affected by traffic from the client devices on your network.

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  Reply # 607391 10-Apr-2012 12:58
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My probe arrived today. Just looking on the website at the moment to turn on the wifi.... Where is it?!

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And just thinking.... if I put this between my modem and router I won't get an address given out from the router as the modem is providing a WAN address to the router. It should be sweet putting the probe between my router and switch won't it? The only thing you want is for all traffic to pass through the probe right?



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  Reply # 607406 10-Apr-2012 13:42
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chevrolux: My probe arrived today. Just looking on the website at the moment to turn on the wifi.... Where is it?!

Edit:
And just thinking.... if I put this between my modem and router I won't get an address given out from the router as the modem is providing a WAN address to the router. It should be sweet putting the probe between my router and switch won't it? The only thing you want is for all traffic to pass through the probe right?


Click on your nameafter login and adjust the connection to set up wifi

Yes that setup is fine. Most have a combined modem-router which exLains the instructions

From my iPad 



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  Reply # 607407 10-Apr-2012 13:44
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chevrolux: My probe arrived today. Just looking on the website at the moment to turn on the wifi.... Where is it?!

Edit:
And just thinking.... if I put this between my modem and router I won't get an address given out from the router as the modem is providing a WAN address to the router. It should be sweet putting the probe between my router and switch won't it? The only thing you want is for all traffic to pass through the probe right?


Click on your nameafter login and adjust the connection to set up wifi

Yes that setup is fine. Most have a combined modem-router which exLains the instructions

From my iPhone



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  Reply # 613227 22-Apr-2012 16:52
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YES!  we have reached capacity for Telecom volunteers, we even have a waiting list in Auckland and Wellington, but our spread over the rest of the country is great - apart from Rotorua/Taupo area, one or two from there would be good

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