I recently upgraded to VDSL, I can't find an option within the NF4v for full bridge mode.
Does the Netcomm "White Genius" support full bridge mode?
tehconz: I managed to get my NF4V working in bridge mode. It’s not super intuitive unfortunately.
First you need to find your PPPoE username and password. The username is your usual Orcon one, but the password is random and set in the modem automatically. The easiest way to get the password is to 'unmask' it from the password field of the NF4V using the firebug addon for firefox. Here's a short video that demonstrates the technique http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVkXav70UvU
After you have the password you can put the modem into bridge mode. To do that you actually have to delete the PPPoE WAN interface and then create a new WAN interface, choosing "bridged" rather than PPPoE. When you create the interface it gives you the option of using the PTM or ATM connections, choose PTM. Once that’s done you can plug the WAN port of your router into the LAN1 port of the NF4V and set up the PPPoE connection using the credentials found in the first step.
If it all goes horribly wrong you can start again using the factory reset button.
I've been trying to get one of these into bridge mode to replace an old Thompson ADSL modem. The official NetComm guide can be found at
Has anyone managed to get bridge mode working for ADSL2 rather than VDSL? Ideally I want my public IP address to terminate on my Advanced Tomato based router.
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For adsl, it would depend on if your provider supports PPPoE over EUBA (many providers do, some don't. Their network has to be built to accept it)
In this situation what you would do is bridge the ATM interface, then dial out over PPPoE VLAN 10.
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Your provider will not support this setup FYI.
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