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#147172 11-Jun-2014 10:27
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Hi guys.

I will connect with snap VDSL2 in the coming days. I do not want to buy a modem/router from them. My network will vastly expand over time as I empliment the things I want to, IE, access points, switches, audio visual surveillance etc.

I would like to get something cheap to act purely as a modem and use a asus RT-N66U to be the starting point for everything else. In this thread(post two) chevrolux recommends a draytek dv130 for this application. http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=66&topicid=136864 . In fact this thread helped me a lot in establishing the way I want to go about my network

I believe the term for this setup is bridging. But here in the trademe listing for the draytek it states.
"Please note that PPPoE passthrough and bridging is currently not supported for connections which require the insertion of an 802.1q VLAN Id. Support for this is due soon and will be announced here when it is available. "
http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/networking-modems/modems/auction-738544141.htm

Will I  be able to use the item in the Trademe listing for my application?

If not, can you guys point me to another item that will work in my set-up?

Cheers in advance.

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  #1063253 11-Jun-2014 11:02
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You'll most likely have to use the DV130 as a modem\router.  I recommend getting an Asus -DSL-N66U.

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  #1063278 11-Jun-2014 11:38
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The firmware to allow the DV130 to do bridging with VLAN tagging was released ages ago, so you could just upgrade the firmware if you get one that still has the release version.

Edit: Firmware v3.7.1.3 added: Support VLAN tagged packets in bridge mode and PPPoE passthrough mode. The release version was 3.7.1.2. 

 
 
 
 


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  #1063281 11-Jun-2014 11:39
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+1 for the DV130.  The latest firmware (currently 3.7.5) supports VLAN tag insertion in bridge mode, so once updated, it will indeed suit your needs.

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  #1063332 11-Jun-2014 12:53
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Yep - I am with Snap VDSL and running a DV130 in bridge mode to a Mikrotik 750GL. Very stable so far (been 6 weeks).



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  #1063742 11-Jun-2014 23:07
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Thanks heaps guyz. You geekz RULE!

When I can't get the settings right for my self I will be back lol;-).

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