Netopia NWG-VGx routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Existing Members Log in. Take a look at the following for a reasonable explanation of whay this is important: Followed Threads appear in the “My Threads” tab on the homepage. Depending on what model of range extender you have it should be as simple as connecting the extender to the router via a cat5 LAN cable and then setting up the wireless extender to your own preferences.

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It is important to setup a netppia ip address in the device that you are forwarding a port to. This will look something like: Sorry I cant be of more help. It brings you back to the prompt.

I will have to dig out the WG to check for myself but you are more than likely correct in saying that it depends on the firmware revision. Hi Darragh, cheers for the intrest. Originally posted by jor el Post moved to eircom forum.

By the way — seems not all the Eircom Netopia WG boxes have their menus exactly the same as you show. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications.


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Simply take those last eight digits, e. To test if your port has been properly forwarded, eircim can use our Network Utilities tool, which includes a free Open Port Checker.

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How easy was that??? As you can see, this has given me great signal from where before it would have been dropping.

This cannot be fixed by Eircom for 247nwg either when they inspect it. Last edited by jor el: But unfortunately for Eircom, it gets worse. Do Eitcom need to do anything to the primary router which is the new eircom Zyxel. Originally posted by Johnboy Basically one of the best things to do is only allow internet access via the MAC Address on your wireless network card, any other device that is not on the list does not get internet access.

Am i missing something?

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You must be logged in to use this feature. Create a port forward entry. When it asks you to save: The name does not make any difference in the forward; it’s just there so that you can remember later why you setup this forward.


Click the Port Forwarding: If a 4th device is being added, then you have to assess which of the above three devices it is going to be furthest away from the 4th device on your network and then select channel 1 or 6 or 11 again. This process of opening a port is frequently called ndtopia port forwardsince you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.

This guide was exactly what I needed to use a WG to boost wireless signal with an ethernet connection to the main router via powerline networking.

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When I set it up I can no longer access router 2. It was made in 15 mins so Leave a elrcom if you have any questions or spot something that I may have left out. Wait a minute, and the router should be back up, and connected to Smart. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.