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# 201730 1-Sep-2016 08:01
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Hi, has anyone got a Sonicwall device setup as their UFB router. I have an older model device that I would like to use as a UFB router in a different part of our business. 

 

It does support PPPoe and VLAN tagging so it should work I just can't work out how to get it working...... Any help would be appreciated.

 

 

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

 


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  # 1621697 2-Sep-2016 22:24
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Create a tagged VLAN subinterface on X1 - see the guide here https://support.software.dell.com/kb/sw11477  replace X0 with X1, assign X1:V10 as WAN with PPPoE as the protocol).

 

 

 

On the Advanced tab set the MTU as 1452, on the Protocol tab there is 3 check boxes - make sure only the middle one is checked.

 

 

 

I also recommend enabling WAN Load Balancing (under Network / LB ) with logical probes as it detects some ISPs who have PPPoE that sometimes disconnects in spirit but not in body.

 

 

 

 


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  # 1622955 5-Sep-2016 11:18
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Hi, thanks for your help, have done all of that but I get the below info in the logs, do I need to configure the X1 WAN interface with an IP even though i've created the sub interface?

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:13:18 Sep 04

 

99

 

Network

 

Inform

 

Retransmitting DHCP DISCOVER.

 

0.0.0.0, 67, X1

 

255.255.255.255

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:13:16 Sep 04

 

713

 

Network

 

Debug

 

TCP connection abort received; TCP connection dropped

 

10.57.128.9, 443, X2

 

10.57.128.60, 56437, X2

 

tcp

 

TCP Flag(s):
ACK RST

 

 

 

 

16:13:07 Sep 04

 

105

 

Network

 

Inform

 

Sending DHCP DISCOVER.

 

0.0.0.0, 67, X1

 

255.255.255.255

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:13:05 Sep 04

 

106

 

Network

 

Inform

 

DHCP Server not available. Did not get any DHCP OFFER.

 

0.0.0.0, 68, X1

 

255.255.255.255, 67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:12:42 Sep 04

 

1254

 

Network

 

Notice

 

ICMPv6 packet from LAN dropped

 

fe80::6a5b:35ff:fea8:1b6b
, 143, X2

 

ff02::16, 143, X2

 

ipv6-icmp

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:12:25 Sep 04

 

127

 

Network

 

Inform

 

Starting PPPoE discovery

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1624442 6-Sep-2016 10:12
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@vulcannz thanks for your suggestion although it didn't work and after spending 3 days on this now I've scrapped it and am looking at Cisco units instead.

 

 

 

Thanks again


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  # 1624453 6-Sep-2016 10:29
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@btr Sonicwall is our internet facing device for MANY customers. I am confident it's possible to get working if you wish to persist. I could potentially get one of my network guys to do it for you. It would take 15 minutes or less if you have all the relevant information/


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  # 1624490 6-Sep-2016 12:06
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networkn:

 

@btr Sonicwall is our internet facing device for MANY customers. I am confident it's possible to get working if you wish to persist. I could potentially get one of my network guys to do it for you. It would take 15 minutes or less if you have all the relevant information/

 

 

 

 

Hi Thanks for the offer but the Sonicwall interface page shows the appliance transmitting packets but not receiving anything at all. I've run out of time as I have bigger fish to fry and will be handing this onto one of my staff to look at but thanks again for the offer.


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  # 1624551 6-Sep-2016 12:42
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Its hard to read those logs but X1 should not be assigned to anything, you have DHCP requests. You should see PPPoE entries for X1:V10 which I don't see there.

 

 

 

Also disable IPv6 on X1:V10.


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  # 1624642 6-Sep-2016 15:17
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Problem is now resolved thanks, rather than setting the interface up as a PPPoe connection I just set it up as a DHCP WAN connection and it works........

 

Not sure how since the old modem that was there is using PPPoe but I am not complaining, I only worked this out because I had setup my laptop up to allow VLAN 10 tagging and before I even got around the configuring PPPoe on my laptop to I noticed the connection was working.

 

So for now its working although not quite on the right hardware due to differences between firmware versions 5 and 6 but I've opened a support ticket to resolve this.


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