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Topic # 87444 29-Jul-2011 09:10
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I got sick of waiting for Orcon to cut me over to Genius so decided to install the router and get it all ready.
Was suprised to find that I cannot set a DHCP address for a device based on device MAC address. Had a search through the Genius set up options and it appears that you get one DHCP range and unless you fiddle around with vlans or something.  I have a device that has trouble getting a DHCP address so in past I have set up a lease based on its MAC address and that worked fine.

Other than that the setup was pretty straight forward and I now have the Genius all ready to go when Orcon switch it on. Does anyone know how long this normally takes. Others seem to be up and running but its two weeks since I signed up and while the hardware come promptly the change over at Orcons end seems slow.




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  Reply # 499239 29-Jul-2011 09:11
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Ronw, PM me your details and i will get your RFS date pushed forward.


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  Reply # 499242 29-Jul-2011 09:20
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Ron were you two weeks without any internet / phone - or are you still on your previous provider until the cut over????

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 499244 29-Jul-2011 09:22
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No I was already with Orcon for Broadband and Phone so I still have Internet and phone working but are wating for the switch over to VOIP.  So thankfully no outages




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  Reply # 499245 29-Jul-2011 09:26
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Cool - does anyone know if Ron would have been cut off if he was with another provider?

Nervous being without internet for that long - my wife would kill me lol

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Reply # 499281 29-Jul-2011 10:49
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PM sent Sounddude any help speeding my connection up would be great.
I had the genius delivered last Saturday so am waiting waitingSmile 

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  Reply # 499341 29-Jul-2011 11:31
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Hi Ron

Yours has been done. Takes 30 mins or so for the number porting to take effect.

but you should have dialtone on your phone now.



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  Reply # 499353 29-Jul-2011 11:44
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Thanks Just had a quick check but must be still in porting process. The Phone light has not lit up and I cannot get dial tone.
Will be patient and try again later
By the way I rang home number from another line and it went to voice mail and then a wav  file turned up in my mail. Tried to play wav faile and both Media Player and VLC said it was unsupported file. May be not quite qorking corectly so will try again later




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  Reply # 499356 29-Jul-2011 11:46
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Karlos, yours is done too.

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  Reply # 499360 29-Jul-2011 11:50
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Thanks heaps for that roll on 4pm so i can go and play

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  Reply # 499369 29-Jul-2011 11:58
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Karlosnz: Thanks heaps for that roll on 4pm so i can go and play


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  Reply # 499371 29-Jul-2011 12:09
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Ron

Should be going now.




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  Reply # 499374 29-Jul-2011 12:12
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Thanks will check when I get a chance




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  Reply # 499599 29-Jul-2011 22:06
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All sorted here, thanks Sounddude for sorting out my connection.
I have 3 phones paired to the Genius and all seems to be working fine



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  Reply # 499602 29-Jul-2011 22:09
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Mine is all workin as well. I have four phones paired and it all worked well




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