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Topic # 85172 15-Jun-2011 10:39
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Hi all

just bought a new house, and had my VF ultimate naked connection switched over: couple of issues that i'd like to run past you before getting on the phone (as they may be house issues, not service)

Problem:
i can't get connection: my linksys WAG310 has a blinking "dsl" light, but won't connect. All the login credentials are the same as at the last house, and i've re-entered them just incase something happened during the move. No line stats in the status panel either.

Information:
Former occupant had the modem in another room (with his desktop)
There are phone jacks in the house with double sockets, but a single socket where i have it now
No luck on either of the sockets in the room where the previous owner had it plugged in - but will check again tonight.
It's the only device in the house to use the phone line.

Questions: 
If there is a DSL splitter on the line, would i be getting a blink from the DSL indicator when using the wrong socket?
What are the admin credentials of the stock standard white'n'upright VFNZ modem? (i have one as a backup, but can't get in to configure it)


Any thoughts, fellas? Cheers

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  Reply # 481371 15-Jun-2011 11:00
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Hi, normally if a central filter was installed the socket would be labled with Jetstream or DSL or similar to indicate its dedicated purpose.

A blinking DSL light normally indicates a lack of DSL signal, so the socket you are on has no signal. Remember that a filter (central or small inline) simply provides a filter for the voice service, the DSL is to connect directly to the inbound line.

If a central filter is installed then all phone sockets (other than the one marked for DSL) will only have voice (post filter) signal on it.

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  Reply # 481394 15-Jun-2011 11:43
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As for accessing the modem.

The pretty and basic Vodafone branded interface can be accessed using. user: vodafone pass: vodafone

The actual admin access is user: admin pass:VF-NZhg556




Please note: I have a professional bias towards Vodafone.



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  Reply # 481703 16-Jun-2011 08:25
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Just for the sake of testing, i plugged it into the phone jack in the kitchen last night and all worked and connected seemlessly...

House must be wired funny - i'm guessing the jack in the lounge was for the Sky TV, so i'll look into having that wired up properly so i can have the router with the entertainment unit (running a cable to the ps3 instead of wifi).

Otherwise crisis averted, thanks for your expertise :)

last question: anyone know a ballpark price on having phone wiring sorted out?   

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  Reply # 481965 16-Jun-2011 17:55
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Depends on the situation/setup, and expensive.

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