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How do you assign an IP to a computer connected to the modem?

I recently learned that you can connect to the internet by connecting your computer to the modem directly. Would my computer have the same IP address as a router would if it was hooked up to the modem....
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How to access the page of a bridged modem with a different default IP from the router?

I set up a modem as a range extender as in this thread. Initially I set it to WDS-only and could connect only via ethernet, so I wanted to login to the modem and change to Hybrid to also connect via ...
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NetworkManager gsm connection on Simcom SIM5320A via serial port is failing

Device Hardware: Raspberry Pi 3 OS: Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) NetworkManager: 1.14.6 ModemManager: 1.10.0 Modem: Simcom SIM5320A connected via UART to the port ttyAMA0 Problem I don't think ...
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Mobile Broadband on Ubuntu 18 (Jetson Nano)

I am having trouble setting up cellular connection to T-Mobile with a Huawei E220 stick. It used to be able to connect but it does not connect any more. PIN is disabled, and stick works fine under ...
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Hook second router to internet wirelessly?

I have a router hooked up to a modem, and I have another router. What I want to do, is have the router broadcast a completely different network than my other router, but still have my second router ...
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Got a second modem, is my setup correct?

I got a second modem to use with a second internet provider for my small business. To install that second modem on my network, I purchased a Dual Wan Router to take care of the load balancing. Here ...
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How to get my fax modem to work with newer phone lines (and HylaFax)

For a long time I've been using a HylaFax server and an old external 56k serial port modem. It has worked great on our POTS lines. Recently we just upgraded our location and it now has an AT&T ...
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USB Modem soft reinitialization [closed]

I'm using an USB 3G/4G modem to access the Internet (connection with wvdial) but also to query my account usage, recharge and buy data offers with AT commands on the serial ports. Sometimes the modem ...
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USB broadband 3G connecting to a wireless router

In my workplace, the ADSL / internet line (which is connected to a TP-Link router) is down, so I need to use a USB 3G broadband modem to give other computers internet access. I was wondering if there'...
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rndis & centos 7: can't connect to usb modem

i have 4g modem, which shoudld work via rndis. after inserting it in usb, i get these network interfaces: enp0s29f2u1 eth0 but, i can't configure it. after doing eject -t cdrom i get another ...
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Linux pppd fails but NetworkManager works

So I'm trying to get my PtP modem "Telit ME910" connected to the Verizon LTE network via pppd using Ubuntu 16.04. If I hook it up and go through the standard Network Manager steps of "Enable Mobile ...
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Server as phone behind eMTA

I've been tasked to research automation options for telephony modem/gateway device testing with a group of DOCSIS voice engineers. For each new DOCSIS device with an eMTA that we receive we need to ...
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PPPD refuse to work with Sierra : HL7690

I am trying to get a working connection with PPPD in 4G with Sierra HL7690. Every time I launch PPPD I get a either a "NO CARRIER" or a Modem hangup. The sequence I use is the following : Reset the ...
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Periods of high packet loss, two ethernet cables plugged into TWC modem

A small business for which I am the system administrator has been experiencing intermittent internet dropouts. There seems to be no pattern to the dropouts — sometimes there is nothing for a week, and ...
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PPP / 3G modem not getting an IP: No network protocols running

Modem in use: SIM5310 connected to an ARM based board. root@cm-debian:~# uname -a Linux cm-debian 4.4.0-cm-t335-5.1-00030-gd350d89-dirty #29 SMP Sat Nov 4 19:18:48 PDT 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux I am ...
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Optical fiber modem with fiber output

Is there a modem that has a fiber optic output? I have an internet connection, where I receive the signal via fiber optic, I already have a modem, but the output of the modem is RJ45, and on my ...
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Troubleshoot random Network disconnection (USB Modem)

In general how to debug random network disconnection issues? I am working on Intel edison board which is connected to the internet via a Huawei E8231 USB Modem. Few devices loose the internet ...
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RAS server in linux with analog modem

i known that the analog modem is a old technology, but in my enviroment i need it. I have a server connected to a network 192.168.0.0/24 and all the internet is routed throw 192.168.0.254 and in the ...
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Modem for optimal Wi-Fi router placement

I'm trying to set up a wireless network in an old building with very thick walls. The 80Mbps VDSL2 connection arrives in possibly the worst place in the building - a router placed within a sensible ...
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How to know if 2 ethernet ports of the same modem are separated?

I have a Digi TransPort WR family of 3G/4G cellular routers with 2 ethernet ports, digi told me that the ethernet ports are separated but i want to know if they are not in the same network it's a ...
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how to make sure modem is truly in bridge mode

I need public ip in pfsense wan interface so I configure my adsl modem as bridge mode But I have little doubt on this "it is truly in bridge mode". What are the steps to make sure about bridge mode ...
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Wan ip always 0.0.0.0 after set bridge mode

I try to set my my modem(unnanti A-300M) as Bridge Mode (set eventhing as a default), After getting wan addr is 0.0.0.0. Easy for your reference note: unnanti A-300M = Modem + Router
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Netgear Prosafe SRX5308 config with Virgin Superhub

We have just bought a Netgear Prosafe SRX5308 to provide load balancing with our 4 internet connections, but I am struggling to get it configured with our Virgin Media connection. The auto-detect ...
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Can we use a ADSL2+ modem in bridged mode to convert to ethernet WAN? [closed]

I am no networking master, so I have no clue if this makes sense. I have a DSL line from my internet provider with all the service details. Now, I have a TP-Link modem (+router) WD8961N. This is ...
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Hylafax doesn't answer

First, the configuration : OS : Linux Debian 3.2.68-1+deb7u6 x86_64 GNU/Linux Hylafax 6.0.6 Modem : USR 56k model 5630 (RS232) set on ttyS0 I think my settings are quite good, when I test my ...
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Is it possible to assign an ISP provided static IP directly to a computer that is wired thru a dhcp enabled router before jumping to the isp modem?

Ive got a block of 5 static IP's from the ISP at this jobsite i'm currently on. the POS vendor installed a router, connected it to the modem, and did not configure it with one of the ISP's static IP's....
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GSM Modem for linux [closed]

I am looking for a GSM modem capable of sending SMS to be used in CentOS 5.3. In the other word, how can I make sure if a specific modem can be detected on kernel 2.6 before buying it.
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Monowall can't connect via Cisco DPC3941B Modem/Router

We have a monowall router behind DPC3941B, having trouble connecting to internet. Just purchased static IP and still can't get it to work. Comcast says everything looks good on their side. Modem is in ...
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SonicWall configuration

I currently have a SonicWall and I'm attempting to connect it to my router or modem's LAN interface. This is for testing and will not be the network design in production. When I plug it in with the ...
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pppd terminated bya SIGTERM in Centos 7 — who's sending it?

Folks, I created a script to keep a persistent "emergency" connection with a 3G modem, so I can access my CentOS 7 makeshift server remotely if the usual network fails. Everything works for a few ...
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Physical stats of cable modems

I am interested in what physical stats are available for cable modems and what they say about that modem. I can think of the that sound important to me: The ability to cope with strong or weak ...
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Is there any disadvantage to putting a modem in bridge mode

In order to prevent the need of port forwarding and double natting I plan to put a modem into bridge mode. Are there any side effects or problems that could come of placing a modem into bridge mode in ...
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How to use two different ISP on same LAN with one Ethernet switch?

Sorry if same question is asked on Stackoverflow. I searched and tried some configuration but are not working in my case. I have a LAN with 6 machines which are on same network (each other can be ...
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How to replace a hardware modem by virtual modem

I have an embedded device that is connected by an old dial-up modem to the Internet. I cannot change the embedded device but would like to connect the embedded device to a Linux machine that has an ...
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Gateway/Modem overload when running a web spider

Problem: All other devices on the network experience serious lag and timed out web pages, email, chat dropping, etc while this is running. This is a cross post from stackoverflow, I may have used the ...
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Modem, Router, Switch configuration [closed]

I have two switches in different rooms, both wired to a router (LAN ports) which is in turn wired (WAN port) to a cable modem. I want to switch from cable to DSL for cost reasons, but keep the router ...
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modem rejects logon credentials If I try to connect through http://modem/. works fine if I connect with http://<ipaddr>/

This is a real bugger:) My modem is a ZTE ZXHN H108L, connected to a linux firewall/router/gateway. The gateway is a Slackware 14.0 system on which DNS, DHCP, VPN and transparent PROXY run. The ...
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How to connect a /dev USB modem in an LXC container?

I've been struggling with various tutorials to hook up my /dev/ttyACM0 in a lxc container. Basically I've tried adding the following line in my lxc config : lxc.cgroup.devices.allow = c 166:* rwm ...
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Using a Barracuda F400 Firewall Router Without a Modem

I'm looking into a problem where VoIP phones don't ring for some of the incoming calls that I believe might be due to the network configuration. Do you need a modem if you are using a Barracuda F400 ...
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How to set up Incoming Connection over modem for offline Windows 7 system

I have a Windows 7 computer that will be offline except for a modem connection. From a previous question I have worked around an error setting up the Incoming Connection. (The RemoteAccess service ...
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Windows Server 2012 RRAS/NAT with PPPoE Modem

I'm trying to connect to a BT Openreach VDSL Modem with Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, I have RRAS with NAT set up. My server looks like this; NIC 1 - Into a TP-Link Switch to connect a myriad ...
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How to get a portable LTE modem + wifi access point that uses replaceable (AA/AAA) batteries? [closed]

There is a lot of devices, that act as a 3G/4G modems and access points. Their weak part is that they use internal battery, which is expensive/not easily replaceable. The ideal solution would be to ...
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Bash — Using a character-based graphical utility to store output

I'm using bash to script a remote dialing program in an Ubuntu(14.04) server and I am having some significant trouble trying to read the output from it. I would like the program to execute as I would ...
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Port forward remote desktop without a gateway over 3G modem router [closed]

I'm trying to connect from a laptop, through a VPN, and a 3G modem/router, to a remote PC / computer. PC (192.168.1.33) | 3G Modem (192.168.1.22) | [3G internet, connecting to VPN] | ...
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Minicom Successive Address Dialing

I've been tasked with writing a script for the minicom connection utility that tests a series of numbers in its dialing directory, I have found the baked in scripting language to be near useless. I've ...
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One router and one modem+router. Can I pass a static IP range from one to the other?

I had been running a Huawei HG612 connected to a DD-WRT router for internet services using PPPoE as authentication. Due to an office move, I need to have a DG834 modem+router which will be used for ...
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UltraSPARC Serial Port and Required Cable

I have two large SPARC machines and no monitor cable that plugs into them. So I'm trying to get a serial connection to them through null modem cables. However, there doesn't appear to be such ports on ...
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How to connect devices behind Comcast router/modem with devices behind wireless router [closed]

I know this is going to seem like a simple solution but I have been unable to find a clear answer through Google. Simple office setup: I have a Comcast modem/router that has 4 hard wired ports. In ...
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Make own dial-up ISP using broadband connection [closed]

So, I see no reason why this wouldn't be possible. I have a Linux server (a Raspberry Pi to be exact) connected via Ethernet to a broadband ISP. I want to be able to dial a number, have it go ...
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Why won't mutliple identical 56k fax modems work in Windows?

I've just installed two identical fax modems into a Windows Server 2003 Standard server and for whatever reason, the first one works fine and the other doesn't. They both create virtual COM ports and ...