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

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Using PPPoE with T-Online in Germany

I've been trying to get my DrayTek ADSL router to connect using PPPoE to t-online here in Germany I called customer support and thought I'd gotten the information I needed. Unfortunately it still ...
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lan with failover internet connection (adsl)

I need to create a network which has 2 adsl connections with failover incase one goes down. I'd prefer to have one primary adsl connection and one backup adsl connection which is only used if the ...
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Using an ADSL2/2+ router with regular ADSL?

I am currently looking to replace my existing ADSL wireless router with a newer model. I have seen a lot of routers advertised as ADSL2/2+. I understand that ADSL2 and ADSL2+ offers faster speeds ...
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What is the main reason for ADSL modem/routers dying?

The other day my home ADSL modem/router (dwg 684t in this case) died. A guy from the telecom company came to my place and brought another one, but he also left this one. Now, I'm interested - it ...
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Connection problems on Netgear DG834v4 ADSL modem

Try as I may, I can't get a connection on this device using my client's ISP login, nor my ADSL login I use at home. It is syncing nicely and I have a solid DSL light, but a red Internet light for ...
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Using both ADSL and LAN at the same time

I run personal server at home. My LAN ISP provided a static IP and ~20 Mbits/second upload speed. But the download is really slow. I also have an ADSL connection with dynamic IP but very good download ...
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How To Improve VOIP Sound Quality

PFSense 1.2.2 Cisco IP Phone 7940 (SIP Firmware - G711ulaw) ADSL 6000/768 Asterisk Hi Guys, I'm having trouble maintaining stable outbound VOIP call quality from my home office. Inbound call ...
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Home Network Bandwidth Control

I will mount a home network to share the ADSL internet connection. The speed is 1Mb, but I want that my PC get 75% of the bandwidth and the another PC get 25%. I know that linux boxes can do it, but ...
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Quiet, low-power Router, DNS and Firewall on a UNIX network? [closed]

What is the best hardware device for running my DNS, Firewall and acting as a ADSL Router? Wifi sharing would be nice and running Linux would be a massive advantage too.
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How to get access to the web interface of an ADSL modem running in bridge mode?

I have a D-Link DSL-2500U ADSL modem. Its default IP is 192.168.1.1 and default login/password for the web interface is admin/admin. If I plug in the Ethernet cable to the NIC of a computer (that runs ...
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Access Other Computer via ADSL Modem and Router

My network configuration is like this ISP -> Modem -> Router -> Computer and the same goes for my friend. We want to share large files or to access each other's computer. The Passwords to login to ...
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How do I use one computer as the firewall of another computer?

I recently obtained a NetGear Router together with a ADSL line, I have two PC's PC1 and PC2, I want PC1 to have complete control over PC2, eg. serve as a Firewall for PC2. I should also be able to ...
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What is the next step up from ASDL?

I generally get "better" than the average using speedtest, My download speed is usually adequate, but my upload is deficient when net traffic is heavy. I am using voip as my primary phone system and ...
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ADSL connection (BSNL dataone) with puppy Linux

I have an old PC which I want to use for internet browsing. I tried using Puppy Linux (version 4.3.1) for the same but have not been able to connect. I connect via PPPoE. My network card is RTL 8029b ...
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Can I to use 2 adsl lines simultaneously?

I've got a ADSL Router linked to a hub/switch, where are linked all PCs in my house. In my neighborhood I can get the line speed only to max of 600 kbps. I was thinking about contract another 600 kbps ...
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How to configure an ADSL Base Station as modem only

I have the ADSL modem Philips CPWBS154 that was recommended by my ISP. It comes pre-configured as a all-in-one solution: it is an ADSL modem but also a Firewall, a DHCP server, a WiFi access point,... ...
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Is optimization to avoid DSL downlink's speed degradation due to uplink saturation available in Linux deamons/drivers?

In my PepLink Balance 300 router (lb300) there's an option called DSL Optimization with the following description: When a DSL circuit's uplink becomes busy, it is a fact that the downlink ...
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How to host website from my home ADSL?

I knew that I can use DynDNS to setup a hosting which will access my home adsl for hosting a website. I entered there but couldn't figure out how to setup this in steps, I registered a host name but ...
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Internet Connection Monitor (free)

I recently moved into a new house, that has telephone ADSL, every now and again it goes down. I wonder if there is some software (free) you can get that plays some alarm when the internet goes down. ...
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Duplicate network adapter after connection lost

Here's my problem... I'm running Windows XP SP2 with an ADSL connection. My modem is a Speedtouch 330. Sometimes the connection goes down and after reconnecting it I run ipconfig and the output looks ...
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How ADSL connections work through router

I have a ADSL broadband DHCP connection. I am using D-Link GLB-802C ADSL router. Now I want to know what actually happens when I access internet through browser or any other program. I know all http ...
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Why is my ADSL download speed lower than my upload speed

I seem to be getting ~400 Kbps download speed here, and ~700 Kbps upload (yes, they're both rubbish). Does this seem wrong to anyone, and what could be causing it (apart from the 'acceptable' things ...
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ADSL Modem Randomly Rebooting

Over the past several months my ADSL modem, a Billion 7402R2, has developed a habit of randomly rebooting. This is normally preceeded by a short period (under 1 minute) of unresponsiveness. It might ...