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  Reply # 1661632 31-Oct-2016 18:57
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WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Hmm, only getting 40ish mbps down up 20mbps up. Should be on FibreX200, suggestions?

 

 

 

@WyleECoyoteNZ Tell us how you are testing and where you are testing to?


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  Reply # 1661635 31-Oct-2016 19:08
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Out of interest, is a bundled telephone service still delivered over the Vodafone POTS line (like cable currently is), or is VOIP via the HG659 (like fibre is)? Assuming the former.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1661636 31-Oct-2016 19:08
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Just got installed today, all working well

 

Looks like this upgrade spells the end of the telstraclear.net domain also, see this trace route:

 

Tracing route to google-public-dns-a.google.com [8.8.8.8]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

 

1 1 ms 2 ms 2 ms 192.168.1.1
2 18 ms 20 ms 16 ms 121-75-111-254.dyn.vf.net.nz [121.75.111.254]
3 16 ms 17 ms 20 ms bvi-400.bgnzwtc02.wlg.vf.net.nz [203.109.180.210]
4 26 ms 31 ms 45 ms bvi-188.bgnzwtc02.wlg.vf.net.nz [203.109.180.209]
5 56 ms 51 ms 54 ms 10.123.80.9
6 55 ms 61 ms 66 ms ggl-router.syd.vf.net.nz.130.109.203.in-addr.arpa [203.109.130.2]
7 49 ms 54 ms 51 ms 74.125.37.167
8 53 ms 46 ms 51 ms 216.239.41.83
9 55 ms 55 ms 52 ms google-public-dns-a.google.com [8.8.8.8]

 

Trace complete.


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  Reply # 1661644 31-Oct-2016 19:17
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thecatsgoolies:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Hmm, only getting 40ish mbps down up 20mbps up. Should be on FibreX200, suggestions?

 

 

 

@WyleECoyoteNZ Tell us how you are testing and where you are testing to?

 

 

Error between keyboard and chair.......

 

 

 

Anyhow, moving on....


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  Reply # 1661645 31-Oct-2016 19:18
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WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

thecatsgoolies:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Hmm, only getting 40ish mbps down up 20mbps up. Should be on FibreX200, suggestions?

 

 

 

@WyleECoyoteNZ Tell us how you are testing and where you are testing to?

 

 

Error between keyboard and chair.......

 

 

 

Anyhow, moving on....

 

 

Please post results :)


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  Reply # 1661650 31-Oct-2016 19:25
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Can you change the SSID? Is the default router password the same as the wifi password provided?


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  Reply # 1661652 31-Oct-2016 19:31
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thecatsgoolies:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

thecatsgoolies:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Hmm, only getting 40ish mbps down up 20mbps up. Should be on FibreX200, suggestions?

 

 

 

@WyleECoyoteNZ Tell us how you are testing and where you are testing to?

 

 

Error between keyboard and chair.......

 

 

 

Anyhow, moving on....

 

 

Please post results :)

 

 

Speed!

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1661653 31-Oct-2016 19:31
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WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Can you change the SSID? Is the default router password the same as the wifi password provided?

 

 

Home network > WLAN Settings > WLAN Encryption





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  Reply # 1661656 31-Oct-2016 19:35
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The max i got on the stock firmware was around 730mbps. The WiFi was good. 

 

I upgraded to advanced tomato and got 950mbps but the WiFi was horrible. I dont get how a router as expensive is out performed buy the stock Vodafone offering. I am no longer using that router at all. If you upgrade to Tomato let me know and I can help if you need. 

 

 

I'm surprised at this. Still waiting on my gigabit upgrade but I've always had fantastic wifi performance out of the Nighthawk + Advanced Tomato (though I've actually got the wifi disabled on it at the moment). Once I've got gigabit I feel like I need to experiment a bit more.

 

Agree with you about the relative performances though - no one seems to have provided an answer as to the Huawei's performance as yet.


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  Reply # 1661657 31-Oct-2016 19:37
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Djmixerdomo:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Can you change the SSID? Is the default router password the same as the wifi password provided?

 

 

Home network > WLAN Settings > WLAN Encryption

 

 

Comes up with username as vodafone. Is this correct?

 

Where do I find the router password in the quick guide?


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  Reply # 1661658 31-Oct-2016 19:39
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WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Djmixerdomo:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Can you change the SSID? Is the default router password the same as the wifi password provided?

 

 

Home network > WLAN Settings > WLAN Encryption

 

 

Comes up with username as vodafone. Is this correct?

 

Where do I find the router password in the quick guide?

 

 

Google is your friend here and very helpful guide on the main VodafoneNZ site in the help section for HG659


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  Reply # 1661659 31-Oct-2016 19:41
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WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Djmixerdomo:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Can you change the SSID? Is the default router password the same as the wifi password provided?

 

 

Home network > WLAN Settings > WLAN Encryption

 

 

Comes up with username as vodafone. Is this correct?

 

Where do I find the router password in the quick guide?

 

 

 

 

vodafone

 

vodafone


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  Reply # 1661661 31-Oct-2016 19:42
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thecatsgoolies:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Djmixerdomo:

 

WyleECoyoteNZ:

 

Can you change the SSID? Is the default router password the same as the wifi password provided?

 

 

Home network > WLAN Settings > WLAN Encryption

 

 

Comes up with username as vodafone. Is this correct?

 

Where do I find the router password in the quick guide?

 

 

Google is your friend here and very helpful guide on the main VodafoneNZ site in the help section for HG659

 

 

Thank you very much! Wasn't home when the device was installed.


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  Reply # 1661662 31-Oct-2016 19:44
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Kodiack:
Linux:

 

Guess you are not complaining about been connected to a congested HFC Node?

 

 

 

Linux

 



Nope, definitely not complaining for once! :D

Vodafone's really stepped up their game since the D-CMTS upgrade. Quite impressed with how well gigabit seems to be performing. Excited to get back from work and see how it performs in the evenings. I've got high expectations. :)

 

 

 

yes it went very well....disconnecting dozens of Users for several days over the weekend is just awesome improvement. Although I wasn't affected it seems beyond belief that simple checks and balances are still not in place for this ISP.


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  Reply # 1661687 31-Oct-2016 20:08
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If you have a HG659 provided by vodafone please use the following to login

 

 

 

standard access

 

Username - vodafone

 

password -vodafone

 

 

 

Admin access - Admin ( with capital A ) and password is the last - @ and last 8 digits of the of the serial. like @12345678

 

 

 

 


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