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Wannabe Geek

# 211685 6-Apr-2017 22:13
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I'm currently on Vodafone cable and have found the ISP supplied HG659 pretty unreliable, often requiring regular reboots so have purchased a Mikrotik RB3011-UIAS-RM but am having issues with obtaining a DHCP address from the Technicolor 4400 modem.


I've followed the guide for IPoE connections from this thread: 


but for whatever reason, the router fails to obtain a WAN address.


Just wondering if anyone else has recently configured one of these routers with the 4400 modem and if there is anything that I am missing?


I'm going a bit crazy here as have been working on it all day without any success.  


Help!  :)

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  # 1757854 6-Apr-2017 23:06
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You need to add the VLAN for Vodafone FibreX - I think I missed this (don't use cable so was only really focusing on UFB). Essentially follow through the VLAN stuff but instead of putting PPPoE as the interface type, put your Ethernet port connected to the Technicolour modem.

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Wannabe Geek

  # 1757865 6-Apr-2017 23:47
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Hey thanks for the reply.

Yep, port 1 is configured to vlan 10 and also tried setting to P1 through the firewall mangle config.


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Wannabe Geek

# 1758006 7-Apr-2017 10:25
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Okay, got it working in the end.


Vodafone originally advised that I need to set the router to DHCP as the Technicolor still supplies the "static" WAN address via DHCP.


It turns out that information was wrong and specifying the static IP on the Mikrotik has resolved the issue.


Pretty sure I tried all combinations of configurations yesterday but I must have missed something somewhere.  I blame the weather tongue-out

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