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RolteC
0h

join:2001-05-20
Fresh Meadows, NY
kudos:1
reply to offthewall

Re: Actiontec 40.19.36 firmware

Just woke up and saw my rev I updated as of 12:22am.

Dec 11 00:24:44 2012System LogRebootU-Boot in NAND Flash has been updated successfully
Dec 11 00:23:29 2012System LogRebootReboot issued from TR69
Dec 11 00:23:29 2012System LogCWMP Firmware UpgradeCWMP Transfer Complete from CPE
Dec 11 00:23:29 2012System LogCWMP Firmware UpgradeCWMP Firmware Upgrade Success. New Version: 40.19.36
Dec 11 00:22:42 2012System LogCWMP Firmware UpgradeCWMP Firmware Location:<https://against-the-rules-to-show/Actiontec_MI424WR-GEN3I_40.19.36.rmt>
Dec 11 00:22:41 2012System LogCWMPConnection Request Inform 204 No Content
Dec 11 00:22:41 2012System LogCWMP Firmware UpgradeCWMP Firmware Download Response From CPE
Dec 11 00:22:41 2012System LogCWMP Firmware UpgradeCWMP Firmware Download Command from CMS
Dec 11 00:22:40 2012System LogCWMPConnection Request Inform challege response with 200 OK from server
Dec 11 00:22:37 2012System LogCWMPConnection Request Inform initial 401 chanllenge
 

DGGSLF

join:2007-04-14
Lynn, MA
reply to VZguy13

I have a Rev F router. Will this router also be getting a firmware update or will I need to swap it out to a Rev I, in order to use the Video Media Server, once it becomes available?



RolteC
0h

join:2001-05-20
Fresh Meadows, NY
kudos:1

Only the Rev I router will both: Receive the update and be compatible with the Verizon Media Server.

The questions now now:
What other household equipment will have to be changed; and to what?
Does it matter if you are BPON/GPON?


OwlSaver
OwlSaver
Premium
join:2005-01-30
Berwyn, PA

said by RolteC:

Only the Rev I router will both: Receive the update and be compatible with the Verizon Media Server.

The questions now now:
What other household equipment will have to be changed; and to what?
Does it matter if you are BPON/GPON?

I think the current STBs only support two HD Video streams. So, how will this handle more than that? Will it have to?

-Could require a home run wiring approach to the media server
-Could require Cat6 to each TV
-Could require a faster version of MOCA

It will be interesting to see.


LLStarks
I've been here a while
Premium
join:2003-12-03
Roslyn, NY

1 recommendation

reply to VZguy14

inet addr:192.168.1.5  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fd00::8a53:omitted/64 Scope:Global
inet6 addr: fe80::8a53:omitted/64 Scope:Link
inet6 addr: fd00::d8c5:omitted/64 Scope:Global
 

Hmm.

--
I know before you even speak that you're wrong.

zippoboy7

join:2006-06-18
USA
reply to OwlSaver

said by OwlSaver:

said by RolteC:

Only the Rev I router will both: Receive the update and be compatible with the Verizon Media Server.

The questions now now:
What other household equipment will have to be changed; and to what?
Does it matter if you are BPON/GPON?

I think the current STBs only support two HD Video streams. So, how will this handle more than that? Will it have to?

-Could require a home run wiring approach to the media server
-Could require Cat6 to each TV
-Could require a faster version of MOCA

It will be interesting to see.

Personally I would prefer option #2, I would rather use Cat5e or Cat6 over Coax any day of the week. Add the option of PoE to that and its a system that would be perfect.

OwlSaver
OwlSaver
Premium
join:2005-01-30
Berwyn, PA
reply to offthewall

Any thoughts on IPv6 options to select? Specifically:

-In 1, I set it to Enabled.
-In 2, I set it DHCPv6, and Obtain IPv6 DNS Server address automatically
-In 3, I set it to Stateful and left everything as is

Any thoughts?


claibourne

join:2011-07-04
Garland, TX
reply to offthewall

Mine auto-updated a week or so ago. Besides the addition of the IPv6 option, UPnP and IGMP Proxy have been removed from the "Advanced Settings" page. I haven't noticed any other changes.



Flojomojo

join:2000-11-06
Silver Spring, MD

1 recommendation

I'm happy they removed the IGMP proxy -- it breaks Apple Airplay and was tricky to troubleshoot.

Verizon doesn't seem to have turned on ipv6 for home FIOS yet.

For what it's worth: OpenDNS has an ipv6 sandbox, but entering their DNS entries doesn't help at this point.

»www.opendns.com/technology/ipv6/



jb1146

@squirebox.com
reply to offthewall

Regarding Rev G router. I received an update to 30.20.2 over the weekend. It was done by Verizon. I was told that the Rev G is supposed to support Media Server as well.


Grover8

join:2012-01-06
Fresh Meadows, NY
reply to offthewall

Same I just got the update. Any settings or should I just leave default?

Who told you that Rev G is supposed to support Media Server?



jb1146

@squirebox.com

VZ Actiontec Support people


FlareDust

join:2000-09-09
New York, NY
reply to Flojomojo

I am not happy that they removed the IGMP proxy setting.

Without an option to disable the IGMP Proxy, now Media Center on my laptops can no longer detect my HDHomeRun Prime over wireless.

Does anyone know of a workaround to disable the IGMP proxy on this firmware?


kes601

join:2007-04-14
Virginia Beach, VA
kudos:2
reply to Flojomojo

said by Flojomojo:

I'm happy they removed the IGMP proxy -- it breaks Apple Airplay and was tricky to troubleshoot.

Verizon doesn't seem to have turned on ipv6 for home FIOS yet.

For what it's worth: OpenDNS has an ipv6 sandbox, but entering their DNS entries doesn't help at this point.

»www.opendns.com/technology/ipv6/

You are happy they broke something that many people use? By removing the entry to allow people to disable IGMP Proxy it means many devices and services that need multicast to function will no longer work. Now, if the disabled IGMP Proxy altogether, thus allowing the devices to work as the previously did, that is good. But my understanding is that IGMP Proxy is now enabled and cannot be disabled.

FlareDust

join:2000-09-09
New York, NY

You're assumption is right, IGMP Proxy can no longer be disabled. However IGMP can be disabled altogether. This doesn't help solve the issue for devices that use multicast upnp and require IGMP Proxy to be disabled.



loli
Premium
join:2002-08-26
South Richmond Hill, NY
reply to offthewall

I'm not very happy with this firmware update. Ever since the router went down automatically last week, the router has been resetting itself every day. Does it 2-3 times a day now.

Trying to see what's up but like clockwork its been happening everyday :/


FlareDust

join:2000-09-09
New York, NY

Does anyone know if we can downgrade this router's firmware back to 40.19.22 or 40.19.20? I tried to do a firmware restore, but after the router reboots, it is back to 40.19.36.



Flojomojo

join:2000-11-06
Silver Spring, MD
reply to kes601

Yes, I am happy they completely removed the IGMP proxy, as it enhances the functionality of my AirPlay devices.

I am NOT happy that they seem to have completely removed UPnP, which is a security hole but is quite convenient. Perhaps this is what you're thinking about? I don't see what use an IGMP proxy would be to anyone's home network in 2013.

I guess ipv6 will eventually replace the need for UPnP.


mikev
Premium
join:2002-05-04
Leesburg, VA
Reviews:
·Callcentric
reply to FlareDust

Actually, an orphan page (a page that isn't being linked to anywhere) has been found with the IGMP Proxy setting in the new firmware. See this thread on Verizon's forums for the address:

»forums.verizon.com/t5/FiOS-Inter···1#M33909


buckweet1980

join:2011-12-31
Allen, TX

1 recommendation

reply to Flojomojo

said by Flojomojo:

Yes, I am happy they completely removed the IGMP proxy, as it enhances the functionality of my AirPlay devices.

I am NOT happy that they seem to have completely removed UPnP, which is a security hole but is quite convenient. Perhaps this is what you're thinking about? I don't see what use an IGMP proxy would be to anyone's home network in 2013.

I guess ipv6 will eventually replace the need for UPnP.

My assumption is that the IGMP proxy feature is in the device for if/when they every do multicast video. The router would relay the IGMP requests upstream. In a normal environment this is done via PIM to signal the streams, but they don't want PIM adjacencies between all of the devices as it doesn't scale and is a security issue. If Verizon were to ever implement this they would need the proxy feature.

It saddens me every time to hear of issues like yours with Airplay. I work for a large networking vendor and we run into issues all the time at schools/companies that want to use their Apple devices across multiple infrastructures. Apple built their devices to not scale past the local LAN and now networking vendors are doing bastardized tweaked implementations to allow Airplay to propagate across subnets. I wish we vendors would instead forcing Apple to fix their protocols. Yours is another example of how an improper implementation breaks the devices.


nycdave
Premium,MVM
join:1999-11-16
Melville, NY
kudos:14

1 recommendation

Buckweet1980, you are spot-on with your description of how Apple breaks widely respected, industry standard RFC's....These workarounds break the 'normal' protocols to get Apple's stuff to work...


tnsprin

join:2003-07-23
Bradenton, FL
kudos:1
reply to buckweet1980

As already mentioned see Bigdaddy's post on how to get to the page to disable IGMP Proxy.

»IGMP Proxy Is Now Restored Again !


tnsprin

join:2003-07-23
Bradenton, FL
kudos:1
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS

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reply to Flojomojo

said by Flojomojo:

Yes, I am happy they completely removed the IGMP proxy, as it enhances the functionality of my AirPlay devices.

I am NOT happy that they seem to have completely removed UPnP, which is a security hole but is quite convenient. Perhaps this is what you're thinking about? I don't see what use an IGMP proxy would be to anyone's home network in 2013.

I guess ipv6 will eventually replace the need for UPnP.

Found a actiontec video on youtube talking about setting UPnP for devices like the Xbox. Was able to make out that the page is 900 so try

»192.168.1.1/index.cgi?active%5fpage=900

j2fusion

join:2008-02-10
North Reading, MA
reply to offthewall

I had the update happen the other day happen the other day and it reset my DHCP settings to the default. This is important if you have changed the default subnet on your internal LAN. My rev I reset the DHCP Server but did not reset the LAN rendering the device inaccessible because, in my case, the DHCP range was reset to 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.254 (the default setting) but the actual network remained 192.168.0.0/24 as I had set it. I recovered by manually entering an IP address in my computer to the 12.168.1.0/24 range so I could access the router and reset the DHCP range to math the LAN.



bigdaddy

join:2009-11-18
kudos:2
reply to tnsprin

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said by tnsprin:

said by Flojomojo:

Yes, I am happy they completely removed the IGMP proxy, as it enhances the functionality of my AirPlay devices.

I am NOT happy that they seem to have completely removed UPnP, which is a security hole but is quite convenient. Perhaps this is what you're thinking about? I don't see what use an IGMP proxy would be to anyone's home network in 2013.

I guess ipv6 will eventually replace the need for UPnP.

Found a actiontec video on youtube talking about setting UPnP for devices like the Xbox. Was able to make out that the page is 900 so try

»192.168.1.1/index.cgi?active%5fpage=900

CONFIRMED IT WORKS !
»192.168.1.1/index.cgi?active_page=900
Router Actiontec Rev I 40.19.36 firmware
KUDOS TO YOU tnsprin Awesome Find


HardwareGeek

join:2003-11-15
Brooklyn, NY
reply to VZguy14

my router updated a few days ago.



HarleyYac
Lee
Premium
join:2001-10-13
Allendale, NJ
kudos:2
reply to bigdaddy

Aha.. this may be the reason why myHD Homerun freaks out lol
Thx



HarleyYac
Lee
Premium
join:2001-10-13
Allendale, NJ
kudos:2
reply to bigdaddy

XBOX and Silicondust working perfectly.. no more freezing. I too thank you


rhdcheme

join:2006-11-18
Lorton, VA
reply to offthewall

I don't think the traffic meter works properly on this router (all firmwares). It seems to reset the counter randomly, giving incorrect cumulative results. Is there a way to report this to Verizon and/or Actiontec?