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Topic # 161981 26-Jan-2015 00:15
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In the last half an hour I've had 3 ip changes.

My modem reports up time over 9 days so there's no internet drop out, whats going on as it keeps me losing connections.

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See if this posts, as it changed while typing.

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  Reply # 1222164 26-Jan-2015 00:15
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Hello... Our robot found some keywords in your post, so here is an automated reply with some important things to note regarding broadband speeds.

 



 

If you are posting regarding DSL speeds please check that

 



 

- you have reset your modem and router

 


 

- your PC (or other PCs in your LAN) is not downloading large files when you are testing

 

- you are not being throttled by your ISP due to going over the monthly cap

 


 

- your tests are always done on an ethernet connection to the router - do not use wireless for testing

 


 

- you read this topic and follow the instructions there.

 



 

Make sure you provide information for other users to help you. If you have not already done it, please EDIT your post and add this now:

 



 

- Your ISP and plan

 


 

- Type of connection (ADSL, ADSL2, VDSL)

 


 

- Your modem DSL stats (do not worry about posting Speedtest, we need sync rate, attenuation and noise margin)

 


 

- Your general location (or street)

 


 

- If you are rural or urban

 


 

- If you know your connection is to an exchange, cabinet or conklin

 


 

- If your connection is to a ULL or wholesale service

 


 

- If you have done an isolation test as per the link above

 



 

Most of the problems with speed are likely to be related to internal wiring issues. Read this discussion to find out more about this. Your ISP is not intentionally slowing you down today (unless you are on a managed plan). Also if this is the school holidays it's likely you will notice slower than usual speed due to more users online.

 



 

A master splitter is required for VDSL2 and in most cases will improve speeds on DSL connections. Regular disconnections can be a monitored alarm or a set top box trying to connect. If there's an alarm connected to your line even if you don't have an alarm contract it may still try to connect so it's worth checking.

 



 

I recommend you read these two blog posts:

 



 

- Is your premises phone wiring impacting your broadband performance? (very technical)

 


 

- Are you receiving a substandard ULL ADSL2+ connection from your ISP?




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  Reply # 1222181 26-Jan-2015 01:02
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Think I found it,

Google search when you type in whats my ip, has your public ip address at the top of it's page.

Seems this ip address is bogus as every time hit refresh on web page it changes,

When went to whatismyip.com it reported the correct ip address.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1222219 26-Jan-2015 08:12
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Transparent proxy / cache?

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  Reply # 1222228 26-Jan-2015 08:20
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rugrat: Think I found it,

Google search when you type in whats my ip, has your public ip address at the top of it's page.

Seems this ip address is bogus as every time hit refresh on web page it changes,

When went to whatismyip.com it reported the correct ip address.


I expect its reporting our Bluecoat cache server IP's. I see this happening occasionally with whatismyip.com, so I tell customers to use Google for the public IP addres if this happens. Its a global issue, not too common, unsure of the root cause

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  Reply # 1222229 26-Jan-2015 08:20
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Rugrat, you should know better! :) Your IP address cannot change mid session. As you have worked out sometimes the cache IP addresses are picked up by various sites.




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