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# 41612 19-Sep-2009 23:07
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hello
i need one of you clever people to tell me if xtra's current giveaway modem (thomson tg585v7) is firmware locked.  i've recently gone back to xtra (bye bye slow xnet) and i'm wasting time thinking about the inevitable day when xtra again goes intolelrably bad and i again want a new isp.

their tech person confidently says its not locked.
but the gateway configuration settings are not editable via the gui - it says i don't have the priviledges to run the configuration wizard. this is with the standard administrator login and also with a superuser login i managed to create. i've read superuser is equiavalent to root so i guess thats the limits of the gui.  As it says I don't have the priviledges for the wizard there must be a wizard...? right?

perhaps its possible to change gateway setting using telnet/cli or via the user.ini file.
does anyone know?
thanks!

mcb

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  # 257130 20-Sep-2009 01:19
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You can change various settings that can't be changed via the GUI in the user.ini file such as the IP address, ADSL user name etc.

Be warned that you can brick the modems by editing and uploading a new user.ini file.

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  # 257148 20-Sep-2009 09:18
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Have Telecom published a procedure for editing user.ini or are these modems not to have credentials edited for static IP provision??




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  # 257165 20-Sep-2009 11:17
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Editing the user.ini file is 100% at your own risk. You can change the IP address of the modem, so I'm not sure of your question?

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  # 257169 20-Sep-2009 11:26
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Public static IP provision is tied to the ppp credentials. If anyone using these modems requires a static IP on the WAN interface then the credentials have to be changed, difficult if no obvious way to do it.




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