ADSL is a broadband networking technology that transmits data over copper telephone lines.

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What happens if I start up my DSL-Modem

As far as I know the dsl modem tries to authenticate at the ISP via CHAP in a PPPoE-frame which is in an Ethernet-frame. But in a "normal" Ethernet frame needs a destination MAC address. How does my ...
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If all ADSL providers use the same telephone line, does it matter which provider I choose?

Does it make a difference if I, for example, use BT, Sky or Virgin when using ADSL Broadband? I've got the impression, I am going to use the same broadband (telephone) line anyway, so there shouldn't ...
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Using ADSL Router With LAN Internet As Input [duplicate]

Can I use ADSL modem with Ethernet LAN? The purpose was to broadcast LAN wire internet over WIFI. By mistake,I bought ADSL router, it accepts telephone jack input only as input internet Is there ...
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Port Forwarding on a router to a dynamic IP running Linux

I've set my Dad up with a Linux Mint PC (he's a novice and it's the safest thing). I would like to be able to SSH into this PC at any time (that it's on) to allow updates, configs, etc. This PC is ...
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Do all ADSL modems support fastpath?

I'm thinking about asking my ISP to switch me from an interleaved to a fastpath ADSL2+ setup. However, do I need a modem that supports this, or is fastpath supported by all ADSL2+ modems? My ...
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Does DSL/VOIP Service Work In A Power Outage

Just curious, but does DSL service work in a power outage? From what I know, DSL uses regular phone lines to transmit digital rather than analog signals at a higher speed, and regular phone service ...
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What cable do I need to connect a DSL modem to my own DSLAM?

I am a student trying to learn DSL, so I thought the best way was to buy a DSLAM. I am attempting to connect a DSL modem to a DSLAM, and the DSLAM to a Linux box running PPPoE. The issue is I am not ...
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PPPoE interface goes down, and does not up automatically

In my Linux system, I had configured pppoe connection. My interface configuration file /etc/sysconfig/nework-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 is TYPE=xDSL DEVICE=ppp0 BOOTPROTO=dialup USERCTL=yes IPV6INIT=no ...
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How to change host name? [duplicate]

I've got ADSL internet connection. I want to change me hostname. I found it is called revDNS, but I really don't know how to do that. For example on IRC I am identified as ty221@a757.tpnet.pl , I ...
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username and password retrieval for ZyXEL router?

I don't have the username and password for a ZyXEL Prestige 650H/HW 33 router device which I want to access because I'm moving to another ISP. Is there any solution, other than hardware reset which ...
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A quest for internet access ( Unidentified network and Error 651 )

I'm stuck with one of the most harsh problems i had to deal with, regarding fixing my computer.Im trying to solve it for days ( have searched a lot on the web ) and no results so far. The problem is ...
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Time Capsule Wireless spot give enormous latency

Noticed, that after a day or a two of use of home network I getting enormous ping time to ADSL modem. Usually it's about 2 ms. But when problem appears - it's 500++ ms. After Time Capsule rebooting ...
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Pinging default gateway and DNS over ADSL connection failed

My ADSL modem lights are on. When I run diagnostics from my router's IP address it cannot ping the default gateway and DNS. I contacted my ISP ,they say that there is no problem on their end. What ...
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Has anyone a guide on how to use sky broadband with their own router?

I'm aware its against the T's&C's for sky but interested if anyone has managed to configure another router other than the sky supplied one and if so how? Thanks, Charlie
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How to setup flexible routing between 2 LAN's at home

I have two separate internet connctions at home, one Huawei B593 4G router and one Netgear ADSL router. Normally I use the 4G connection (with the ADSL as a backup when I hit the 80GB data limit per ...
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ADSL Modem loses sync every 93 minutes

I've been using a ZTE ZXDSL 831 modem behind a WRT310N router for around 5 years. 2 months ago, lightning struck my house which blew the fuse on our circuit breaker. Once we had the power fixed, my ...
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Get public ip address using ADSL ethernet Modem

i would like to use my D-Link DSL-320B modem as pure modem. Let me explain. This device is an ADSL Modem with an RJ45 port to which i can connect to, but I think it acts more like a router.. even ...
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How I can enable ADSL conection on Fedora 18 and on Debian 7.2?

About Fedora 18: The command adsl-setup doesn't exist, and how I cannot any connection established I can't install any package. Debian 7: The method using the pppoeconf doesn't work, my media of ...
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How to mitigate BufferBloat on an ADSL connection?

I've had interesting networking experience before. Before I moved, I've had a VDSL connection, with 3mb uplink. (The down speed was around 30mb but is not relevant at this moment). Whenever I ...
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Why is resetting an ADSL modem so effective?

I have recently switched ISP because of the really bad customer support of the previous ISP. The problem was that our Internet connection often was either disconnected or dysfunctional. The remedy was ...
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Connecting to internet with an old ADSL driver from Virtual Machine

I have an old ADSL modem and I have just its Win XP driver. But I want to connect to internet from linux. My idea is using a Win XP running on virtualbox in linux. I should pass the USB port control ...
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How do I wire a phone line into an RJ45 patch panel?

I am looking to wire my house for Ethernet. The connection to the outside world is DSL, which requires a phone line. I'd like to put that phone line in the same RJ45 patch panel as the Ethernet, for ...
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ADSL modem or router?

I have quite a complicated home setup and I have just ordered a new phone line for a separate ADSL connection for my business. I will be routing this through my CentOS Linux firewall/router and ...
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Setup modem/router using bridge

I have a d-link adsl 2730u modem. I cannot use PPPoE. My isp provider said I can set it up using Ethernet Over IP or Bridge. I have done PPPoE setup many times but I have never set up bridge. I ...
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Convert Wireless ADSL Modem Router into a Wireless Access Point, possible?

I have a old "ADSL 4-port wireless modem router" laying around and I wondering could I convert it into WLAN Access Point. Is is possible for Wireless router unit with built-in modem? so far I not able ...
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Measure Internet usage by computers on a network

I have 3 PCs running Windows(including my PC) on the same network. All three of them are connected to one ADSL Router. My requirement is to measure the internet usage(No. of Bytes Downloaded & ...
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How can my modem successfully connect with both pppoE and pppoA setting?

I'm using a Netgear DGN 2200. My ISP in my zone uses only ATM. In my router's settings I read: Network Type: PPPoE How can it work (because it's working) if ISP uses only ATM? Shouldn't my router ...
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How to use ASUS Wireless ADSL modem router only as router?

I have Asus DSL-N10E Wireless-N150 ADSL Modem Router. I just want to use it as a wireless router, as my connection comes through RJ-45 (lan) cable. How can this be done?
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Slow internet, but not ISP, not router, not ethernet card, would like to troubleshoot

Here is what I have: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista, Broadcom 440x 10/100 Toshiba Laptop, Vista Just bought a gigabit expresscard ethernet laptop adapter D-link DSL-6740U v.H1 ADSL modem/router 3 ft. ...
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Can I Share My Cable Internet Connection Through my ADSL Wireless modem + Router

At first I want to say this question can be found by googling but I cannot find any satisfactory answer. So I am posting it here. I have a ZTE-ZXDSL-531 ADSL Modem. At first I used an ADSL broadband ...
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Mysterious ADSL router failure

I am using master DNS with forwarders, Open DNS and Google name servers and DHCP on my PC; ADSL router is a relay. My ADSL router (TD-8840T 2.0) has had some strange behavior during the last couple ...
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Which network configuration?

I have a dual core machine at home w/ 8GB RAM and 3 TB HDD. I have a static IP and a couple of registerd domain names.I have a consumer grade ZTE VDSL2 modem/WiFi accesspoint/router/switch that I can ...
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Can you have Fax and ADSL on one line?

I have one phone line, with an ADSL connection on there. If I plug a fax machine into the filter, will it kick me off the Internet when a fax is sent or received?
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ADSL improvement in recent years

Currently I have a 2mb/s ADSL connection. I signed up for the service more than five years ago. Has technology improved much during that time to allow for greater speed using the same wires? The ...
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Route certain programs to different gateways

I own a small network with 15 windows computers, 1 linux server with samba for network storage and 3 aDSL lines of 8Mb/s each. I have set 5 computers in each adsl line. What I want to do, is having ...
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Possible to have 2 ADSL lines in my configuration?

I work from home and have a relatively complicated setup using VMWare ESXi. My kids are using up bandwidth and it's affecting my work connection which isn't good, so I intend to purchase a 2nd line ...
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converting COAX to phone for ADSL

I have a modem that uses COAX as the data line, recently I changed the provider and they said that the internet is ready. They provided a DSL modem that uses phone jack. Can I cut the coax and ...
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How does a modem know which ISP to connect to?

I am terminating my contraƧt with my old ISP, however, because I've already paid my account till the end of the month, this connection is still active. I have also signed up with a new ISP who mailed ...
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How do I make my ADSL connection a Windows 7 service?

I connect via ADSL (PPPoE I suppose) with Windows 7. Currently I need to connect each time I boot up my computer. The password is already remembered. How can I make the connection happen automatically ...
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Can I use a basic ADSL modem with modem+router?

I have a TP-LINK TD W8951ND wireless Modem+Router which contains one RJ11 (phone line) port and four RJ45 (Ethernet) ports along with wireless N support. Now for some reason, my TP-LINK modem ...
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How does an adsl modem discover the network upon physical setup?

I have some basic knowledge about protocols and the OSI model, i know for example a good deal about how the HTTP works and how FTP works or the diferences between TCP and UDP, but I never studied much ...
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UPDARAfter I moved my dsl modem upstairs it slowed down considerably

I moved my main desktop computer up one floor which unfortunately does not have a WIFI connection and still requires an Ethernet cable. For some reason I am not able to connect my DSL modem to my ...
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Configure router and switch to share internet over network

We have one TP-Link ADSL (Modem/Router) and one D-Link 5-port switch connected via a CAT5 cable. The TP-Link has configured ADSL internet connection and is working. We also have 4 client pc (all ...
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Connecting wireless router to wired ADSL modem

I'm trying to connect a wireless router to a wired ADSL modem. Steps followed: Connected wireless router to PC and configured static IP [192.168.1.20], gateway [192.168.1.1] Connected wireless ...
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Are DSL filters interchangable?

If I have a DSL filter left by AT&T, and use a different ISP now, can I still use AT&T's DSL filter, or do I need to get one from the new ISP? Do all DSL filters do basically the same thing, ...
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VOIP (Skype, Lync) 'stutters' with my ISP. How can I prove it?

When I am on VOIP calls (Skype or Lync) most of the time the calls suffer quality issues where the person on the other end cuts out. 4 perfect seconds, then 1 to 1/2 a second of what the other person ...
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UPNP problems in ADSL Modem and an Access Point

I'm using Windows 7. I'm using a ADSL Modem provided by my ISP to connect to the Internet. I'm using a TP-Link Access Point (WR941ND) to connect to the ADSL Modem and then I connect my computer to the ...
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ADSL Wireless Router Configuration with ethernet(rj45) internet connection

I have this adsl wireless router but my internet connection only has RJ45 directly connected to my PC. My questions is how can I use my ADSL wireless router with this kind of internet connection.. ...
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Slow ADSL connection when connecting to normal socket as opposed to the main phone socket

I have just installed a new modem/router at home and after doing some testing I noticed that if I plug the modem directly into the master socket in my flat I get around 4MBits and the logs look like ...
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ADSL Connections

Can you have two ADSL connections on a single phone line? Or by law of IT, do two Broadband connections require two separate phone lines and BT master sockets?