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Topic # 198288 3-Jul-2016 17:20
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Hi there. I have been trying to get this Router to work on my fibre connection. Connected it direct to the box on the wall. Couldnt detect a connection. I then reconnected my Huawei HG659B modem/router that i got from Spark and connected the Linksys into that. I have my wired lan cables connected to the Linksys. The only lan cable in the Huawei is the cable connecting it to the Linksys. It would not initially work. Couldnt find internet. I ran through Linksys setup but would not work at all. Tried to change the linksys into bridge mode. No go. Changed back to auto DHCP. Reset all routers / PC. Restarted then went to restart Linksys setup and it froze. Funny thing is the internet is now working. I can get into both the linksys and Huawei setup pages. I dont know what happened. I really want to know if there is something i am meant to do to make sure that this setuip is stable. Do i set the Huawei into bridge mode? I am not at all savvy with these things as you can probably tell from my post. Any ideas?

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  Reply # 1585175 3-Jul-2016 17:39
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No need for the Huawei if you intend to replace it with the Linksys.


You need to set the Internet port to VLAN ID 10 tagged. You may need to upgrade the firmware version if this option is missing.



Some suggestions in a thread from two weeks ago:

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  Reply # 1585182 3-Jul-2016 18:00
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Spark also don't use DHCP, they use PPPoE



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  Reply # 1585184 3-Jul-2016 18:05
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Awesome guys. Thanks for the quick replies. Ill get to trying those out as soon as the family got to bed haha. 

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  Reply # 1585358 4-Jul-2016 01:04
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All working great guys. Both bits on information are just what i needed. Cheers.

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  Reply # 1679188 29-Nov-2016 07:29
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Ran into exactly the same issue - I can run my Linksys WRY1900ACS just fine through my old telecom router (in DHCP mode, with VLAN turned off), but when plugging it directly into the Chorus fibre box (GE1 port, in PPPoE mode, VID=10) I cannot get an internet connection. Screenshots of my router setup are below:




The username password are as shown, as they shouldn't matter as long as not empty. Also tried VLAN with priotity 1 instead of 0.


Anything I missed/configured wrongly?

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  Reply # 1679208 29-Nov-2016 08:03
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Just what I needed!

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