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#192266 4-Mar-2016 07:28
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Hi I'm just wondering if anyone has this router and knows if it supports vlan tagging for sparks fibre network. It was lent to me by a friend

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  #1506519 5-Mar-2016 16:30
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Don't think any TP Link residential routers do VLAN.

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  #1506527 5-Mar-2016 16:53
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It can't 

 

Ask Spark if they can give you an untagged connection, or choose an ISP like Bigpipe which is cheap, naked, untagged, and no contracts (and actually owned by Spark)


 
 
 
 


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  #1506546 5-Mar-2016 17:26
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DarkShadow: Don't think any TP Link residential routers do VLAN.


Not totally true. I bought an Archer c7 for use on bigpipe ufb.
I know bigpipe do not use vlan tagging so that is fine for me.

But while researching I found it did have vlan tagging abilities (under a section called iptv I gather) but it would not let you set the vlan tag as low as 10, which I gather ISPs use in nz. But on a forum I found out they had some beta firmware that would let you set vlan to 10. You just had to email Tp-link support.

Not sure why they don't support vlan 10 out of the box. Is not not used much elsewhere in the world?




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  #1506568 5-Mar-2016 18:53
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robjg63:
DarkShadow: Don't think any TP Link residential routers do VLAN.


Not totally true. I bought an Archer c7 for use on bigpipe ufb.
I know bigpipe do not use vlan tagging so that is fine for me.

But while researching I found it did have vlan tagging abilities (under a section called iptv I gather) but it would not let you set the vlan tag as low as 10, which I gather ISPs use in nz. But on a forum I found out they had some beta firmware that would let you set vlan to 10. You just had to email Tp-link support.

Not sure why they don't support vlan 10 out of the box. Is not not used much elsewhere in the world?

 

I can't find such a menu on my archer c2


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  #1506658 5-Mar-2016 23:14

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robjg63:
DarkShadow: Don't think any TP Link residential routers do VLAN.


Not totally true. I bought an Archer c7 for use on bigpipe ufb.
I know bigpipe do not use vlan tagging so that is fine for me.

But while researching I found it did have vlan tagging abilities (under a section called iptv I gather) but it would not let you set the vlan tag as low as 10, which I gather ISPs use in nz. But on a forum I found out they had some beta firmware that would let you set vlan to 10. You just had to email Tp-link support.

Not sure why they don't support vlan 10 out of the box. Is not not used much elsewhere in the world?

 

I can't find such a menu on my archer c2

 

 

 

 

Possibly version related.

 

Are you running the latest software?


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  #1506679 5-Mar-2016 23:20
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JWR:

 

Yabanize:

 

robjg63:
DarkShadow: Don't think any TP Link residential routers do VLAN.


Not totally true. I bought an Archer c7 for use on bigpipe ufb.
I know bigpipe do not use vlan tagging so that is fine for me.

But while researching I found it did have vlan tagging abilities (under a section called iptv I gather) but it would not let you set the vlan tag as low as 10, which I gather ISPs use in nz. But on a forum I found out they had some beta firmware that would let you set vlan to 10. You just had to email Tp-link support.

Not sure why they don't support vlan 10 out of the box. Is not not used much elsewhere in the world?

 

I can't find such a menu on my archer c2

 

 

 

 

Possibly version related.

 

Are you running the latest software?

 

 

Yes, there is a simulator here if you would like to take a look

 

http://www.tp-link.com/resources/simulator/Archer_C2/index.htm


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  #1506680 5-Mar-2016 23:23
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The c2 may not support it at all.

 

Sorry - wasnt trying to imply that it did.

 

You could sign up on the tp-link forum and ask.





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  #1506681 5-Mar-2016 23:23

Yabanize:

 

JWR:

 

Yabanize:

 

robjg63:
DarkShadow: Don't think any TP Link residential routers do VLAN.


Not totally true. I bought an Archer c7 for use on bigpipe ufb.
I know bigpipe do not use vlan tagging so that is fine for me.

But while researching I found it did have vlan tagging abilities (under a section called iptv I gather) but it would not let you set the vlan tag as low as 10, which I gather ISPs use in nz. But on a forum I found out they had some beta firmware that would let you set vlan to 10. You just had to email Tp-link support.

Not sure why they don't support vlan 10 out of the box. Is not not used much elsewhere in the world?

 

I can't find such a menu on my archer c2

 

 

 

 

Possibly version related.

 

Are you running the latest software?

 

 

Yes, there is a simulator here if you would like to take a look

 

http://www.tp-link.com/resources/simulator/Archer_C2/index.htm

 

 

 

 

That is a good idea for learning about a router!

 

Thanks for that.


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