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Wannabe Geek

# 217972 20-Jul-2017 19:13
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Long time listener, first time poster. 


So I am looking for a bit of advice.


I have a customer in a rural area who is stuck on adsl with a telecom flashed huawei hg630b. I am currently partially through the install of a fortiwifi 50e. All of the previous fortiwifi units I have installed lately are either pppoe on fibre or I have been using bridge mode with the vdsl installs and all good. 


Anyhoo, I get to this site today and find its adsl! I also discover that bridge mode does not work with pppoa connections  - ie adsl. Next plan was to setup dhcp again on the hg630 on a different subnet from the internal LAN and connect the wan port of the fortwifi to the LAN of the hg630b. I put the IP handed out to the fortinets WAN port into the DMZ on the hg630b and had some success - I was able to connect and authenticate externally to the SSL vpn via browser, but no data was transferring - couldnt use the java rdp client etc - kept getting a connection closed error. Forticlient would not connect at all. 


Ive set up a few of these fortinet units lately with no issue so pretty sure the hg630 is the issue, The fortinet is in the dmz, I have disabled all port forwarding rules, turned off Nat and tr069 and disabled the firewall along with putting the fortinet in the dmz but no dice. 




I guess my questions are 


1. Has anyone done the above with either ipsec or ssl vpn with the hg630b on adsl 


2. Can anyone recommend an adsl router/modem for this setup. 





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  # 1826122 20-Jul-2017 19:26
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If you replace the router with a draytek modem you can do the pppoe to pppoa passthru and treat it like a normal connection.


I was told that you could use VCI 110 and vlan 10 on ADSL like on VDSL and get PPPoE but when I tried it, didnt work and I had to go back to 100 with PPPoA on a draytek when setting up a friends place on their spark adsl connection.


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  # 1826124 20-Jul-2017 19:32
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Draytek Vigor 130. I created a thread couple of days ago that has instructions and download links and config for ADSL which worked with a Foritgate behind this modem on a VDSL connection.

Do whatever you want to do man.



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Wannabe Geek

  # 1826273 20-Jul-2017 23:22
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Draytech vigor 130 it is. Cheers guys will track one down tomorrow.

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