Fri Nov 11 10:33:46 NZDT 2005
My reccomendation, as always is to put the modem into half-bridge mode
and control the ports using shorewall/iptables on the linux machine. It
is much easier.
Leslie Katz wrote:
>I use the above modem, connected to my Ethernet port, with Fedora
>Core 3, kernel version 2.6.12-1.1378.
>I wanted to try out an application called Qnext, which is, among
>other things, a videoconferencing application. However, it insisted
>that the ports it required on my machine for incoming communications
>were not accesible by external contacts.
>Looking for the reason why that was, I found at the Australian D-Link
>site information about opening ports in the modem and realised that
>that was my problem. The D-Link information was for Windows only, so
>I looked on the Web to try to find information applicable to Linux.
>That led me to the WLUG Wiki page on the DSL-302G. That page contains
>the fullest information available on the topic, at least according to
>my Google searches
>I'm posting this because I'm hopeful that a subscriber to the list
>has followed the instructions on the Wiki page successfully to open a
>port. Unfortunately, I haven't even been able to take the first step,
>accessing the modem's internal web server.
>My Linux browser is Firefox. When I ask it to go to 10.1.1.1, I'm
>prompted for the user name and password and I give those and press
>Enter. Then, the browser says that it's waiting for 10.1.1.1 and
>My computer is dual-booting and my Windows browser is Firefox too. I
>tried to access 10.1.1.1 with it and had exactly the same result. I
>also have Internet Explorer and when I go through the same routine
>with it, I get the modem's internal web server instantaneously.
>Here are my questions:
>1. Is there some thing I should be doing to access the server in Linux Firefox?
>2. If I can't use Linux Firefox, is there some other browser anyone's
>used successfully? (I tried lynx, but it wouldn't work, I suppose
>because of the need for username and password. Maybe one can add
>those to the lynx command string, but that's way beyond my capabilities.)
>3. Finally, I don't understand the effect of changing settings on the
>modem, but is it possible that changing them through Windows, which I
>think I could manage, would change them for Linux too? (I don't know
>how to express the idea technically correctly, but are those changes
>somehow internal to the modem and independent of the operating system
>used with the modem?)
>If anyone can give me information on any of the above questions, I'd
>be very grateful.
>PS: Ian McDonald, who kindly directed me to this list, said he
>thought that there'd been some discussion on this list recently about
>my modem. I searched for "302" by thread for each month for 2005, but
>found nothing. Perhaps the thread didn't make reference to that
>number. In any event, if you see this, Ian, I wouldn't want you to
>think I didn't bother trying the archives first.
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