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Topic # 154391 26-Oct-2014 17:47
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I tried to change the SSID but the password wouldnt work. Should I change the password first then the SSID?

Any tips for improving VDSL?

I get about 40Mbps and 9.9Mbps and 28MS ping. Dont have a master filter installed though, just use a splitter/filter as we only have to telephone jacks and dont use any of them except for the modem.

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  Reply # 1162523 26-Oct-2014 18:21
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That's actually a pretty good speed - what were you expecting? How close are you to your exchange/cabinet?

 

And yes, you can change the SSID (Wireless menu > Basic) and the password (Wireless menu > Security).




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  Reply # 1162525 26-Oct-2014 18:46
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no i think thats pretty good too, happy as larry.

just tried to change the SSID and it locked me out as the routers original password wouldnt work on the new ssid which automatically changed in my devices connections. so had to reconfigure the router lol. there must be a way to do it.

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  Reply # 1162526 26-Oct-2014 18:59
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Given your last thread suggesting your connection could be new, try not to turn off the modem or anything for the next week or so. Let DLM figure out the best profile (and therefore speed) for your line.




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  Reply # 1162532 26-Oct-2014 19:27
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noob alert. whats DLM?

is it considered an unsafe practise to leave the SSID as the router name? what about the original router password, is it generally pretty safe?

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  Reply # 1162546 26-Oct-2014 20:03
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why not keep all your questions to one thread?

i would change the password on the router

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  Reply # 1162550 26-Oct-2014 20:15
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TeaLeaf: noob alert. whats DLM?

is it considered an unsafe practise to leave the SSID as the router name? what about the original router password, is it generally pretty safe?


The default SSID and password are factory generated and secure. There is no need (from a security perspective) to change these.





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  Reply # 1162585 26-Oct-2014 21:17
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Is it wise to use the firewall on the router and if so is there any guide that wont stuff up my net connection?

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  Reply # 1162638 26-Oct-2014 23:21
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TeaLeaf: Is it wise to use the firewall on the router and if so is there any guide that wont stuff up my net connection?


yes leave the firewall on





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  Reply # 1162644 26-Oct-2014 23:52
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dont reboot your modem. just leave it to do its thing. DLM will settle on DLM-1 assuming your line is clean.


Ild get a master filter installed or atlest dedicated cat5/6 run from the demerk to a single jackpoint to squeeze what you can out.


Post your line stats?




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  Reply # 1162660 27-Oct-2014 00:19
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if you dont know how to get your stats head into the modem
go device info > statistics > xdsl

should look something like this





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  Reply # 1162753 27-Oct-2014 08:32
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kiwikiwi:
TeaLeaf: Is it wise to use the firewall on the router and if so is there any guide that wont stuff up my net connection?


yes leave the firewall on


i dont know how to turn it on honestly.

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  Reply # 1162764 27-Oct-2014 09:05
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look in the manual

it should be on by default i would have though



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  Reply # 1163013 27-Oct-2014 15:35
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ok ill check the manual as it doesnt appear the firewall is on by default



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  Reply # 1163018 27-Oct-2014 15:40
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in the info it says its enabled but when i go into the setup section there is nothing set up. help please.

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  Reply # 1163029 27-Oct-2014 16:11
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page 30 of the manual

its on all the time and you add exclusions to it as you need to, for most you wouldn't need to touch it

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