Rabun Gap, GA
Remote connect to SagemCOM F@ST 1704 wireless dsl router ?? New 12MB user with Sagemcom 1704.
Setup a snap - but have one problem with the new wireless Windstream dsl modem. I can't access it remotely. I can connect from any device that has picked up a local I.p. Address from it - but when I attempt to connect to the wan address across the net - I get timed out. No acccess.
In my old Windstream 4300 - I have a menu item to enable remote administration and set a password ... But I don't see a similar menu in the 1704. Any ideas ? How do you remotely connect to your 1704 router ?
said by dyanni:The modem may not allow this you may need to use another internet connection for this
but when I attempt to connect to the wan address across the net - I get timed out. No acccess.
said by dyanni:Click the management link, then the access control, then passwords
In my old Windstream 4300 - I have a menu item to enable remote administration and set a password ... But I don't see a similar menu in the 1704
Rabun Gap, GA
I set the admin password and tested it locally.
( i.e. connected using my ipad that had obtained an ip address directly from the dhcp server on the router. routher is at 192.168.1.1 and iPad was assigned 192.168.1.101 )
Works great - can access the router with no problem.
When I go away from home - and attempt to connect back to the router ( naturally my iPad has picked up an ip address from wherever I am ... dads house, mcdonalds, etc ... )
Does not work. I connect to the router from a remote location - and get prompted to login and password. I use the same login and password that DID work locally and I just keep getting re-prompted.
"The server donnysServer.x.y.z:50580 at DSL Router requires a username and password."
When I enter my username and password - it simply returns to the same prompt asking for my username and password.
I try my known password, the original password, etc etc ... I just keep getting prompted. When I click 'cancel' - I get the pink screen that says:
So - I know I AM connecting to the router - it just seems that remote access is not enabled. How do you enable it ?
The cheaper 4300 was nowhere near this much trouble to access.
said by dyanni:Are you certain you can set the username?
When I go away from home - and attempt to connect back to the router Does not work. I connect to the router from a remote location - and get prompted to login and password. I use the same login and password that DID work locally and I just keep getting re-prompted
It may be preconfigured
If you have dialup internet access you should use that to test the setup of the remote access
reply to dyanni
same problem here. I can get internet, but nothing else works on this router. I have spent hours trying to get remote access and port forwarding to work. I have come to the conclusion that these routers are crap. Give me a SS4200 any day.
Instruction to remotely access the 1704 router:
•Go to the 1704 router interface (»192.168.254.254) and go to Management->Access Control in order to setup a new username/password for remote access
•In a web browser, go to »xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:50580 (the X's being the WAN IP the router is pulling)
•Use the username and password you just setup for remote access
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