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How to configure linksys AM300  ADSL modem

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Hello All Experts,

How to configure linksys AM300  ADSL modem(s) to "bridge" or bypass mode for Provide internet to Cisco 1861 router,
or any other way to provide Internet to 1861

Regards

VIkrant
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by:als315
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This modem can be switched to "Bridged Mode Only", but you need contact your provider and ask: is it possible or not. Modems on both sides should be switched to bridge mode.
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by:kavinagpur
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Thanks for your reply,

Yes it work, now I am trying to work out which port to plug it into on the 1861, the UC520 has a port called WAN

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WAN in Cisco should be connected to LAN in Linksys
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34162359
Hi Als315,

I have done configuration on Linksay's modem, I have configured device in Bridge mode & LLC  encapsulation, but not getting internet through Cisco 1861...

Can you suggest me what should i do now ?
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by:als315
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Can you show you configuration? Something like this:
Internet provider (IP of Gateway)<---> Linksys (In bridged mode IP should be from unroutable range - 192.168.*.* or 10.*.*.*) <---> Cisco 1861 (WAN IP, LAN IP) <---> Devices (IP range)
You can show only last digits group and mask for external IP addresses.
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34162548
Hello als315,

Thanks for your reply
Clients <------192.168.8.1/24------- F0/0 ---Cisco Router--- F0/1-------192.168.1.1/24-------->LinkSys Modem<----->DSL Cloud
 
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34162556
Or

Internet provider (X.X.X.X)<---> Linksys (In bridged mode IP should be from unroutable range - 192.168.1.1) <---> Cisco 1861 (WAN IP, 192.168.8.1) <---> Devices (192.168.8.2 to 192.168.8.254)
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Cisco 1861 (WAN IP, 192.168.8.1) <---> Devices (192.168.8.2 to 192.168.8.254)
192.168.8.1 - WAN or LAN IP address?
Normally WAN IP address of Cisco 1861 should be address from your provider, Gateway - IP of provider's router.
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Example:
Internet provider (xxx.xxx.xxx.249)<---> Linksys (192.168.1.1) <---> Cisco 1861 (WAN xxx.xxx.xxx.250, MASK 255.255.255.248, Gateway xxx.xxx.xxx.249; LAN 192.168.8.1, MASK 255.255.255.0) <---> Devices (192,168.8.2-192.168.8.254, MASK 255.255.255.0, Gateway 192.168.8.1)
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by:kavinagpur
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Exact as per above but don't have Static Ip

Internet provider (xxx.xxx.xxx.249)<---> Linksys (192.168.1.1) <---> Cisco 1861 (Dynamic WAN IP by ISP), MASK 255.255.255.248, Gateway xxx.xxx.xxx.249; LAN 192.168.8.1, MASK 255.255.255.0) <---> Devices (192,168.8.2-192.168.8.254, MASK 255.255.255.0, Gateway 192.168.8.1)
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Can you connect computer after Linksys (instead of Cisco) and check Internet availability?
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by:kavinagpur
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I did it, but not getting internet as per your suggestion but I am getting ADSL signal on Modem
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Have you consulted with your provider?
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What kind of adsl connection you have? Is there any kind of authorization?
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I have  DSL line from ISP
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Yes, it is clear, but have you any kind of authorization? PPPoE or PPPTP?
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by:kavinagpur
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We have authorization for ppp pap
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by:als315
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Have you setup it (ppp) on computer, connected to Linksys?
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by:kavinagpur
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I have setup PPP on Cisco router
interface Dialer1
 mtu 1492
 ip address negotiated
 ip flow ingress
 ip nat outside
 ip virtual-reassembly
 encapsulation ppp
 ip tcp adjust-mss 1452
 dialer pool 1
 dialer-group 1
 ppp authentication pap callin
 ppp chap refuse
 ppp pap sent-username XXXXXXXXXXXXXX password XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
 crypto ipsec client ezvpn XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
!
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by:als315
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I like more to test connection before cisco. Try to setup this connection in computer
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by:kavinagpur
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Thanks,

I don't know How to setup it (ppp) on computer, connected to Linksys ?

Please help on this issue ?
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by:kavinagpur
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I'm looking also but it will be a great if you will give me exact
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What operating system is on your computer?
Usually detailed instructions are on ISP site.
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We have Windows 7 OS, pls
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I did it but unable to connect internet also green internet light on the modem is staying on now
so that is good
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by:als315
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Light on modem means only ADSL link is on, but nothing about TCP/IP. Who is your ISP? Have you consulted with them about bridge mode?
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34178759
our IPS's  is Bridge, I think it should work on Bridge mode because we are using Same ISP on Different location & there is All is fine
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One more thing We don't have Static IP
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What is on above link
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Your ISP's site. Can you give exact link?
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by:kavinagpur
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That is not my ISP site, we are Optus Customer pls check below link
http://www.optus.com.au/home/
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by:als315
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It was difficult to find anything helpful on your ISP's site.
Settings for Windows Vista and non optus modems:
http://help.optuszoo.com.au/help/dsl/connected/windows/modemwvista/speedstream_eth#pc_settings
Seems your ISP is using PPPoE
And I think Linksys can't be used in bridge mode with PPPoE Connection.
http://www6.nohold.net/Cisco2/ukp.aspx?pid=80&login=1&app=search&vw=1&articleid=17348&donelr=1
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by:kavinagpur
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Hello,

If Linksys can't be used in bridge mode with PPPoE Connection. so which protocol need to be done for fix this issue
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by:als315
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May be you don't need bridge mode?
You can set Linksys to PPPoE with necessary authorization (as in example before) and  forward all traffic to internal address (WAN Linksys - dynamic IP, LAN - 192.168.1.1; WAN CISCO - 192.168.1.2). You should be able connect to internet
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by:kavinagpur
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You mean I ned to forward all traffic to internal address  (WAN Linksys - dynamic IP, LAN - 192.168.1.1; WAN CISCO - 192.168.8.1).
Linksys IP:- 192.168.1.1
Cisco       : 192.168.1.1
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by:als315
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Yes, you can transfer all traffic.
Cisco should have address different from Linksys LAN address (192.168.1.2, for example)
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Default Gateway for Cisco will be Linksys's LAN address 192.168.1.1. For DNS you can use ISP's DNS or Google (8.8.8.8 and 6.6.6.6)
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by:kavinagpur
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Strange I am unable to Access Linksys Modem through Browser
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by:als315
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Are you connecting from computer, directly connected to Linksys? With IP 192.168.1.2 or 192.168.1.3-254
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by:kavinagpur
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I have plugged Linksay's router system & I'm trying to Access over browser by 192.168.1.1 but we are unable to access it, I'm not sure why i am looking On Lan card data is able to Sent but unable to receive on LAN Card, I reseted modem three to four time but same issue yet
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I think you had to hard reset it and program again
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You had to set IP address of computer to auto. Unplug and plug again LAN cable, check IP address. If it is assigned, open in browser same address as assingned, but with last digit equal to 1.
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34186821
I did it As per your guidence, by default DHCP unable on Linksys that's why i got IP from DHCP server, I saw I got 192.168.1.2 & DHCP server is 192.168.1.1 But when i tried to open Router from Browser that's time i'm Unable to get page means I am getting page can not be found also i am unable to ping 192.168.1.1
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by:als315
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May be your Linsys is defective?
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by:kavinagpur
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I feel same thing, I'll check & inform you later, We need to fix this issue as soon as possible & close this question..
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34202577
Hi,

I got Access Of Linksys Modem, I have USed  PPPoe for configuration, but unable to SetUp  Advance routing, there is two option in Operation Mode Gateway & Router, please suggest which should be select or do we need to enter routing for reached 192.168.8.0/24 network or any more please help
Linksys.jpg
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als315 earned 500 total points
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Don't change any settings on this page.
You had to setup DMZ in Applications & Gaming Tab. Enable it and set there IP address of connected computer (192.168.1.2). This address also will be WAN IP of your Cisco.
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by:kavinagpur
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You means I need to Configure Ip on fa 0/0

interface FastEthernet0/0
 description $FW_OUTSIDE$
 ip address 192.168.1.2 255.255.255.0
 ip nat outside
 ip virtual-reassembly
 duplex auto
 speed auto
 pppoe enable group global
 pppoe-client dial-pool-number 1

Also please suggest if we need any more setting on Cisco
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Remove
pppoe enable group global
pppoe-client dial-pool-number 1

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by:kavinagpur
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Can you suggest why we need to remove above ?

I did it as per my previous UC520 Router, & there is same configuration on UC520 & working fine with VPN from UC520
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by:als315
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IT is pppoe connection, which is done by Linksys, you don't have it in cisco. You need it only if Linksys is in bridge mode, but it is impossible
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by:kavinagpur
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Still Have same issue, I am unable to Access Internet from Cisco but I am able to Access Internet from Linksys modem It's configured by PPPoe
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by:als315
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As I have recommended before, connect computer directly to LAN interface of Linksys (set for LAN adapter of computer same settings as Cisco) and check Internet connection
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34204007
I told you I am able to Access Internet from Linksys modem but unable to get Internet from Cisco

ISP (X.X.X.X)<---> Linksys (PPPoe - 192.168.1.1) <---> Lap-top

Pls look on Int conf
interface FastEthernet0/0
 description $FW_OUTSIDE$
 ip address 192.168.1.2 255.255.255.0
 ip nat outside
 ip virtual-reassembly
 duplex auto
 speed auto
 
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by:als315
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Sorry, I don't understood you.
If from Lap-top all is working, can you try tracert to any outside IP address from computer after Cisco.
I'm not so familar with CISCO IOS.
How you are configuring your Cisco?
With Cisco Router and Security Device Manager or manually?
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I am alway's use only CLI
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Have you results of tracert? I hope interfaces and access rights are correct?
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by:kavinagpur
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Hello Als315

Thanks for your help, I have attached my Present running configuration also Screen Shot of modem,
Can you please look on this, & I request to you please let me know if I'm wrong anywhere ?

I got two otion in Interface while configuring Static router on ADSL modem, LAN & WAN_Main, I selected LAN also I put 1 in cost option


ADSL-port.jpg
Lan-Port.jpg
Static-Route.jpg
6th.txt
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by:als315
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In Linksys all seems to bo ok (you don't need add routes to 192.168.8.0), but I can't help you with Cisco configuration.
I hope only, IP of interfaces are correct.
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by:kavinagpur
ID: 34236662
Still Having same issue

Melbourne1861#ping ip X.X.X.X  source fastEthernet 0/0

Type escape sequence to abort.
Sending 5, 100-byte ICMP Echos toX.X.X.X timeout is 2 seconds:
Packet sent with a source address of 192.168.1.2
.....
Success rate is 0 percent (0/5)
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I think you should change zone of question to Cisco.
If you will use any of Cisco GUI tools, you can model your configuration.
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Please anyone help me
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