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Topic # 159918 17-Dec-2014 10:20
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Can someone please advise me on my network plan below.


The top flow diagram is the current setup I have at home.


What I want to do is to change my router to an Edgerouter lite. See the bottom flow diagram.


My main problem is how do I incorporate the phone into the network equation.


Please note that my house is BoF.  

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  Reply # 1199337 17-Dec-2014 16:46
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Why not take the FB out the equation if you are going to use a EdgeRouter? That can auth fine.
Throw an ATA behind that to run your VoIP lines.

If you did want to run with the FB behind, that will work to. Just set it as a uplink.

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  Reply # 1199591 18-Dec-2014 00:42
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The second option will work just fine. You can set the Fritzbox to use an existing internet connection, and then just have it act as an ATA. You could set it to work as an AP as well if desired.

Remember you'll need to use VLAN 10 tagged PPPoE to get the other router to authenticate properly.


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  Reply # 1201685 22-Dec-2014 00:11
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Im already using the Edgerouter lite on Snap. Although I have my fritzbox plugged into my switch instead of the other Edgerouter port. Also I don't have a phone service. Fritzbox is only used as a Wifi AP.

Here is my config file 

To get your edge router working. Connect it to your computer and login to it (follow the quickstart guide that came with it). Update the firmware to ver 1.6 Then load my config. After the config is loaded you will need to swap the network cables. Connect the fibre ONT to port 0 and your computer / lan to port 1. login to the edge router again. On the dashboard page click the actions button for interface PPPoE and select configure. Enter your Snap username and password. Then click the users tap, create a new admin user, Logout of the router, login again as the new user and delete the default UBNT user.

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