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Wannabe Geek
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Topic # 240032 16-Aug-2018 10:35
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Hey guys

 

Need a hand with the set up on this router as a friend bought one, and asked me to set it up.

 

Summary and details of my efforts so far!

 

Going onto a Spark ADSL (or ADSL2) connection.

 

In the manual set up, Telecom/ Xtra appears, but only wants PPPoA (not PPPoE which i thought it was meant to be on?)

 

Tried "Other" ISP and entered what I could - didnt work when used "user@spark.co.nz" and "password" as the setting

 

Any set up advice gratefully accepted! 

 

 

 

Thanks! - G

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 2074376 16-Aug-2018 10:41
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The settings are all available from Spark's website..

For ADSL it should be PPPoA - Spark VDSL is PPPoE.

https://www.spark.co.nz/help/internet/set-up/non-spark-modem/

 

 

 

The built in auto-setup info generally works sweet on those TP-Links as long as you give it a username and password.

 

 




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Wannabe Geek
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  Reply # 2074399 16-Aug-2018 11:07
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Excellent, might take a little more time and do it again. Are there any other settings other than the username etc needed?  


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  Reply # 2074402 16-Aug-2018 11:12
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The modem should have the correct info built in, and any other settings you may need will be listed on that web page. 




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Wannabe Geek
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  Reply # 2074420 16-Aug-2018 11:24
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Thanks heaps!... cheers!


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  Reply # 2074423 16-Aug-2018 11:27
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ensure your on 0.100 PPPoA, I'd manually type the details to ensure there isn't anything entered into the box that shouldn't be  - EG invisible ASCII.

 

username and password aren't explicitly required to be exactly anything, long as it's a valid value.

 

 

 

Double check the "DSL" light is lit solid as otherwise your issue may be physical connectivity rather than authentication like your suspecting.

 

 

 

 

Set up ADSL on a non-Spark modem

 

  • VPI: 0
  • VCI 100
  • Multiplexing: VCMUX
  • MTU: 1500
  • Encapsulation: RFC 2364 (or PPPoverATM / PPPoA)
  • PPP username: user@spark.co.nz
  • PPP password: password
  • PPP auth type: PAP
  • PPP mode: Always on (dial on demand disabled)
  • Operating mode (ADSL2+): Auto or G.992.5 Annex A
  • Operating mode (ADSL2): Auto or G.992.3 Annex A





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