[lug] Qwest Basic service w/ single static IP
Talbert at Colorado.EDU
Wed Sep 14 15:33:54 MDT 2005
Not really related -- but if you happen to upgrade your actiontec
firmware, I recommend NOT using the program qwest provides. Using the
web interface straight from the modem and upload the image file.
Using the qwest inferface hosed my last actiontec.
"Ne te quaesiveris extra."
On Wed, 14 Sep 2005, Lee Woodworth wrote:
> We are setting up dsl basic internet service. The setup and
> all goes fine for outbound internet connectivity.
> The problem is the qwest supplied actiontec GT701 dsl modem.
> It has an embedded DNS forwarder that is taking over the DNS
> ports and we are trying to run a secondary DNS server. There
> will be a similar issue with running a web server.
> The short of it is that actiontec support says the forwarder
> can't be turned off and our attempts to kill it/bypass it
> haven't worked.
> I've looked in the howtos and searched the web, but found
> no answers to the following questions. The qwest web site has
> almost zero information of any use. Hoping to avoid dealing w/
> qwest tech support as the chances of getting someone that
> knows the answer is slim.
> 1) We have only one static ip, the link is using PPPoA.
> Are there devices (e.g. a straight dsl modem) that we
> can use to get a bridged connection instead of a routed
> one? If so does qwest have to be involved in making it
> a bridged connection?
> 2) If we can't bridge w/o qwest's cooperation, are there
> any DSL modem+router combos where you really can use
> the wan interface for hosting inet services?
> 3) Does qwest use bridged mode when you get a block of
> ips vs a single one?
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