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# 145405 16-May-2014 21:34
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Hi everyone,

I have just had a new fiber connection installed and purchased an ASUS RT-AC66U dual band router.  The telecom provided modem/router was not coping with running my Sonos music system and I wanted to future proof the household with growing children beginning to run more and more devices.  I have no idea how to get the AC66 up and running. I have connected the WAN port directly to the optical network terminal (this is not covered in the setup instructions, nor could I find anything on the ASUS support pages).  After that I understand that settings have to be changed or provided (e.g. PPPoE), but have found that to be a nightmare.  I see from the fourms there has been discussion around this router before so I'm sorry if this is repetitive but I could not find any clear directions on how to get the AC66 up and running.  

Can any one help with an idiots guide to setting this router up on a fiber connection please?

Thanks

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  # 1046687 16-May-2014 21:42
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On the WAN page, you need the connection type set to PPPoE, I'd suggest you Enable WAN, NAT and UPnP, Get WAN IP Automatically, Get DNS Automatically, you can use user@xtrabb.co.nz as the username and password as the password, idle disconnect 0, MTU and MRU 1492, Service name / ACN / pppd options blank, VPN + DHCP no, host/MAC blank. Then go to LAN -> IPTV and select ISP Profile: Manual, Internet VID 10 PRIO 0, others blank/0. You may need to select Microsoft for the Use DHCP Routes option, though I haven't fiddled with it to se if it matters.



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# 1046696 16-May-2014 21:50
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BRILLIANT!  Thanks so much worked immediately!  Appreciate the help.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1046722 16-May-2014 22:20
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wjs123:...I have just had a new fiber connection installed and purchased an ASUS RT-AC66U dual band router. ...

You have fine taste in routers - it should serve you well smile




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# 1046825 17-May-2014 09:10
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thanks  - seemed a stand out in the reviews I read.

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