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Topic # 32096 12-Apr-2009 13:45
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I am trying to setup wireless (Connectioning to motorola cable modem) I have a D-Link Wireless ADSL router DSL-G604T, I have gone through the setup wizard and setup the settings, IP, DNS etc.

I have left everything else as the default setting - connection type 1483 Bridged IP LLC, VPI 0 VCI 100, Enabled AP, Channel 1, Security WEP, Authentication Type Both, Cipher 128 Bits

I can ping the cable modem IP but not the gateway.

Any advice or guidance would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance


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  Reply # 206550 12-Apr-2009 13:49
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A couple of things: change to WPA instead of WEP security. Also make sure the WAN IP address is the one TelstraClear assigned to your connection. If you only had a PC before you might have to change your PC to have automatic IP settings, and move the IP address to the router.

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  Reply # 206551 12-Apr-2009 14:15
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unfortunately you can not use the specified model as a router on Telstra's cable, you'll find it hard finding a WAN port for the cable connection to go into. You just need the standard router without the adsl modem



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  Reply # 206563 12-Apr-2009 15:47
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Thanks freitasm,

As I write this reply I am finally cable free, I gave the wireles router the IP settings and set my laptop to obtain an IP automatically as you suggested and everything is working fine.

Thanks very much for your help.

Just because I have curious human nature and I know very little about networks how does my router know to forward the request onto my cable modem? The wireless router has all the IP settings and as far as I can see I havent given it any setting to know about the cable modem, does it simply forward the request on as it is connected to the modem?

Thanks once again


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