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Topic # 189512 2-Jan-2016 18:01
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Hi All,

I have just got my vodafone fibre broadband and promptly replaced the huawei HG659 router with a asus RT-AC68U router, the problem is my phone line used to plug into the huwei router, is there anyway I can keep the huawei plugged in to just keep the phone functional, I have turned the wifi off internally in the huawei so there will be no wifi clashes with my asus. Could I make this work by doing LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN bridging?

thanks

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  Reply # 1460355 2-Jan-2016 20:12
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You probably can.

you will need to turn off the likes of DHCP and give the huawei HG659 a Static IP in the range of the Asus router.

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  Reply # 1460359 2-Jan-2016 20:20
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I'm trying to do the same thing with a TP150 from slingshot. The problem I've encountered is there doesn't seem to be a way to set a default gateway for the TP when it's sitting on the LAN behind the new router. So the SIP service can't route to the server

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1460362 2-Jan-2016 20:25
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thanks

yeah i have tried setting it up LAN to LAN bridge but I dont know if im missing something. I set up a static ip and turned off all DHCP on the slave(huawei) router

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  Reply # 1460377 2-Jan-2016 21:32
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I think you'll find that the VoIP circuit terminates on the WAN interface.




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  Reply # 1460470 3-Jan-2016 07:21
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Spyware: I think you'll find that the VoIP circuit terminates on the WAN interface.


Check it for a POTS RJ11 interface (may be labelled as an FXO Port)

Otherwise you could configure it for an ip endpoint with a static IP address on your network ( lots of cheap analogue ip to analogue adapters available)

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  Reply # 1460500 3-Jan-2016 09:20
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Spyware: I think you'll find that the VoIP circuit terminates on the WAN interface.


This. The VoIP will be routed out through the WAN, so the old trick of turning off DHCP, assigning a static IP and connecting to a LAN port to use as an AP is not likely to work.

You'll need to connect the WAN port to one of the LAN ports of your primary router, and hope that everything traverses the double NAT OK - the things to watch out for are failed incoming calls, and one way audio.

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  Reply # 1467826 11-Jan-2016 17:52
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blobby2: Hi All,

I have just got my vodafone fibre broadband and promptly replaced the huawei HG659 router with a asus RT-AC68U router, the problem is my phone line used to plug into the huwei router, is there anyway I can keep the huawei plugged in to just keep the phone functional, I have turned the wifi off internally in the huawei so there will be no wifi clashes with my asus. Could I make this work by doing LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN bridging?

thanks


Hi

Just plug your phone line into the Fiber ONT thats how ive got my phone line setup and works great, also if you are messing around with setting and need to restart your router you wont lose your phone line.

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  Reply # 1467839 11-Jan-2016 18:19
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Pehesis:
blobby2: Hi All,

I have just got my vodafone fibre broadband and promptly replaced the huawei HG659 router with a asus RT-AC68U router, the problem is my phone line used to plug into the huwei router, is there anyway I can keep the huawei plugged in to just keep the phone functional, I have turned the wifi off internally in the huawei so there will be no wifi clashes with my asus. Could I make this work by doing LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN bridging?

thanks


Hi

Just plug your phone line into the Fiber ONT thats how ive got my phone line setup and works great, also if you are messing around with setting and need to restart your router you wont lose your phone line.


Bad advice. OP is using Vodafone. Plugging the phone into the ONT won't do anything.

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  Reply # 1467842 11-Jan-2016 18:23
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Pehesis:
blobby2: Hi All,

I have just got my vodafone fibre broadband and promptly replaced the huawei HG659 router with a asus RT-AC68U router, the problem is my phone line used to plug into the huwei router, is there anyway I can keep the huawei plugged in to just keep the phone functional, I have turned the wifi off internally in the huawei so there will be no wifi clashes with my asus. Could I make this work by doing LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN bridging?

thanks


Hi

Just plug your phone line into the Fiber ONT thats how ive got my phone line setup and works great, also if you are messing around with setting and need to restart your router you wont lose your phone line.


Vodafone don't use the ONT ports, they use the RGW, so this will not work.

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  Reply # 1467864 11-Jan-2016 19:21
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DarkShadow:
Pehesis:
blobby2: Hi All,

I have just got my vodafone fibre broadband and promptly replaced the huawei HG659 router with a asus RT-AC68U router, the problem is my phone line used to plug into the huwei router, is there anyway I can keep the huawei plugged in to just keep the phone functional, I have turned the wifi off internally in the huawei so there will be no wifi clashes with my asus. Could I make this work by doing LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN bridging?

thanks


Hi

Just plug your phone line into the Fiber ONT thats how ive got my phone line setup and works great, also if you are messing around with setting and need to restart your router you wont lose your phone line.


Bad advice. OP is using Vodafone. Plugging the phone into the ONT won't do anything.


Well it works for me i have my phone plugged into the ONT and works fine i don't see why it shouldn't work for everyone else.

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  Reply # 1467865 11-Jan-2016 19:24
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Pehesis:
Well it works for me i have my phone plugged into the ONT and works fine i don't see why it shouldn't work for everyone else.


What company is your ISP / phone provider?

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  Reply # 1467880 11-Jan-2016 19:31
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Pehesis:
blobby2: Hi All,

I have just got my vodafone fibre broadband and promptly replaced the huawei HG659 router with a asus RT-AC68U router, the problem is my phone line used to plug into the huwei router, is there anyway I can keep the huawei plugged in to just keep the phone functional, I have turned the wifi off internally in the huawei so there will be no wifi clashes with my asus. Could I make this work by doing LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN bridging?

thanks


Hi

Just plug your phone line into the Fiber ONT thats how ive got my phone line setup and works great, also if you are messing around with setting and need to restart your router you wont lose your phone line.


Vodafone don't use the ONT ports, they use the RGW, so this will not work.


Im not sure what an ONT port is or a RGW i dont claim to know everything. What i do know is that i have a ONT where the fiber is converted to copper, which has 4 rj45 ports for your internal network and only port 1 works and it also has 2 pots ports for your phone connection. If you check out the link below from the vodafone website which shows a typical installation and they show an installed Chorus ONT for Vodafone UFB on page 10. Then again i could be wrong im not with vodafone im just going on the installation guide from vodafone

http://help.vodafone.co.nz/ci/fattach/get/1441831/1405375288/redirect/1/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xNDUyNDkzMDE4L3NpZC9ZbkNUOWVHbQ==/filename/UFB%20Installation%20guide.pdf

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  Reply # 1467881 11-Jan-2016 19:32
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Pehesis:
Well it works for me i have my phone plugged into the ONT and works fine i don't see why it shouldn't work for everyone else.


What company is your ISP / phone provider?


Hi

Im with spark, i was even told by spark that i could plug my phone into the ONT.

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  Reply # 1467882 11-Jan-2016 19:36
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Pehesis:
RunningMan:
Pehesis:
Well it works for me i have my phone plugged into the ONT and works fine i don't see why it shouldn't work for everyone else.


What company is your ISP / phone provider?


Hi

Im with spark, i was even told by spark that i could plug my phone into the ONT.


Spark use the ONT ports, Vodafone use the RGW (the router)


Different isps have different implementations to provide a phone service.




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  Reply # 1467887 11-Jan-2016 19:42
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Spark use the optical network terminal (ONT) which chorus install to connect you to UFB. you connect your phone to this to get a phone line when on spark and my republic (maybe a few others)

Vodafone use a Residential gateway (RGW) to provide the voice, the rgw is your router. you connect your phone to this to get service.

read page 12 of the link you provided.

what works for one isp doesnt work for ALL isp's

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