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#255800 30-Aug-2019 13:43
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Having just started with Sparks new Wireless Lan instead of copper line and wishing to use a Port Forward utility I find I am unable to access anything other than a password change in the router. I use a program called PlanePlotter which charts aircraft over the world and in my case NZ. With no port forwarding utility I cannot get or give raw data which is essential to be linked in to the PlanePlotter system. Is there any way I could access the router NAT facility to do Port Forwarding? Any ideas anyone?


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  #2308467 30-Aug-2019 13:45
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I think you will find a) you cannot access port forwarding on that router (could be wrong) but also your sitting behind CG-NAT so it wont work anyway.

 

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  #2308469 30-Aug-2019 13:49
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Nope not on wireless won't happen


 
 
 
 


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  #2308470 30-Aug-2019 13:51
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Do they have IPv6 yet?





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  #2308471 30-Aug-2019 13:52
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Zeon:

 

Do they have IPv6 yet?

 

 

Not on mobile

 

Edit: I don't even think on fixed as well no IPv6


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  #2308473 30-Aug-2019 13:58
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You can request static IP, $15 per month.




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  #2308483 30-Aug-2019 15:00
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Petenz:

 

Having just started with Sparks new Wireless Lan instead of copper line and wishing to use a Port Forward utility I find I am unable to access anything other than a password change in the router. I use a program called PlanePlotter which charts aircraft over the world and in my case NZ. With no port forwarding utility I cannot get or give raw data which is essential to be linked in to the PlanePlotter system. Is there any way I could access the router NAT facility to do Port Forwarding? Any ideas anyone?

 

 

DOH! There goes your MU status (and some our MLAT deocdes)

 

Likely going to have same trouble in near future with mine being the MU in Christchurch (PH) with 2D latest announcement that CG-NAT is coming. 


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  #2308485 30-Aug-2019 15:24
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cyril7:

 

I think you will find a) you cannot access port forwarding on that router (could be wrong) but also your sitting behind CG-NAT so it wont work anyway.

 

Cyril

 

 

If a Static is assigned, the BB side moves off CG-NAT. I am pretty sure port forwarding works then, but also vaguely, it wasnt that intuitive to save the setting I think.

 

@cbrpilot will add more


 
 
 
 


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  #2308489 30-Aug-2019 15:50
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Hi, thats what I would expect it would do, otherwise its a little pointless.

 

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  #2308633 30-Aug-2019 20:43
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I have also discovered that PiAware cannot connect to Flightaware and is thus down the drain along with PlanePlotter now that I am on Spark wireless Broadband.


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  #2308659 30-Aug-2019 22:23
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You just need to ask Spark for a static IP. It will cost a little bit more.

Why did you move to wireless in the first place? Cheaper? Faster?

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  #2308669 31-Aug-2019 00:46
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For your usecase, You will need to request a static ip. port forwarding will work after that.

 

 

 

Fill out this form, should be sorted on monday.

 

http://spark.co.nz/staticip





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  #2308670 31-Aug-2019 00:47
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tdgeek:

 

cyril7:

 

I think you will find a) you cannot access port forwarding on that router (could be wrong) but also your sitting behind CG-NAT so it wont work anyway.

 

Cyril

 

 

If a Static is assigned, the BB side moves off CG-NAT. I am pretty sure port forwarding works then, but also vaguely, it wasnt that intuitive to save the setting I think.

 

@cbrpilot will add more

 

 

It's a heck of alot better on the b618, which has been our default modem for a fair while now..





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  #2308752 31-Aug-2019 10:55
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hio77:

 

For your usecase, You will need to request a static ip. port forwarding will work after that.

 

 

 

Fill out this form, should be sorted on monday.

 

http://spark.co.nz/staticip

 

 

Getting Wireless Broadband seemed the obvious solution given that it was faster and half the cost per month. However if I get a static address to solve this problem it will cost a little extra ….$15.00 a month apparently, but still no guarantee that I can install port forwarding (UDP 7942) Needs more investigation I think.


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  #2308754 31-Aug-2019 11:02
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Petenz:

 

Getting Wireless Broadband seemed the obvious solution given that it was faster and half the cost per month. However if I get a static address to solve this problem it will cost a little extra ….$15.00 a month apparently, but still no guarantee that I can install port forwarding (UDP 7942) Needs more investigation I think.

 

 

Port forwarding works fine with a static ip.

 

 

 

It's purely that wireless broadband doesnt have a public ip without it.

 

Port forwarding works on the B315 too, but it can be clunky to use.





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  #2308799 31-Aug-2019 14:22
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I am now on B618-xxx and it is fast and seems fine for Telephone and Internet.


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