Sign up

Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
diazou Posted:
Hello, It's
compatible with
Android your phone
? Thanks!

In The Forum:
IP PBX for small business
On Mar 28, 2017 at 07:42:33

jeddaisg Posted:
Hi all We have
a Vonage VOIP
system for our
office. Lately,
our call quality

In The Forum:
Ethernet Cable; Wiring schematic? 568-B?
On Feb 23, 2017 at 12:33:52

beast321 Posted:
I don't know if
you heard, that
many more
Dreamcast games
are opened up

In The Forum:
Fax - Tivo - Alarms
Using phone as a dial up modem for Dreamcast Gaming
On Feb 15, 2017 at 21:16:51

Av8rix Posted:
In The Forum:
New adapter and router -- MAC change
On Jan 10, 2017 at 19:07:21

tplink Posted:
Im trying to add
my HT802 vonage
adapter to my home
network. I
currently have

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Vonage behind switch
On Dec 05, 2016 at 06:35:11

DWSupport Posted:
After recent
Vonage update that
took place on the
4th and 5th of
Nov. E-mails with

In The Forum:
Voicemail Not Forwarding to Outlook Accounts
On Nov 10, 2016 at 12:23:26

peterlee Posted:
Had a call from a
Hospital in Ajax,
Ontario to my home
Scarborough, Onta

In The Forum:
Vonage Canada
Hospital Incoming call unable to connect
On Nov 08, 2016 at 11:59:50

I am looking for a
product that will
make my phone ring
louder so I can
hear using

In The Forum:
Looking for a ringer ameliorate
On Oct 26, 2016 at 09:21:30

HildBeft Posted:
You can recollect
password by
connecting the
router to your pc
and open the

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
How to arrive at wifi password?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 05:05:49

HildBeft Posted:
Great tips..
Thanks for sharing

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
How to have Vonage and another land line?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 04:55:03

Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Holdings Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Carolyn Katz Elected to Board of Directors of Vonage Holdings Corp.


Vonage Customer Reviews
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal

Vonage UK Review
Vonage UK Review

Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006
Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006

Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review
Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review

Salt Lake City: impressions after several months
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months

Vonage Reviews

Post new topic   Reply to topic  Vonage® VoIP Forum - Vonage News, Reviews And Discussion » Vonage Forum Archive
Author Message
New Forum Member
New Forum Member

Joined: Oct 31, 2004
Posts: 2

PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:45 am    Post subject: Getting a VPN to work with Vonage Reply with quote Back to top

I spent the last week or so trying to get my Netgear FVS318 setup properly with Vonage. It was a rather frustrating ordeal and I thought I would give a quick explanation of how I accomplished it so that some other poor soul doesn't have to waste a week of their life doing the same stuff I did.

First, I should mention that I use a lot of bandwidth. I connect to my home network via VPN and use it from my office(and vice versa). I also use Bit Torrent which is a total bandwidth hog.

My Requirements were pretty straight forward:
- QoS on the Vonage router
- VPN access
- Port forwarding capabilities

The router that Vonage initially sent me was the Motorola VT1005V.

The first configuration I tried was:
I put the FVS318 on the VT1005V's DMZ. This caused me to lose access to the Voip router(wonderful!). After a few more days of messing with the Motorola device, I decided to exchange it for the Linksys RT31P2. I think Motorola should stay out of the router business.

The second configuration I tried was:
I put the FVS318 on the RT31P2's DMZ. This worked well and port forwarding was working on the Netgear FVS318. The only issue was that the VPN still was not working. There are a bunch of VPN Pass-through settings on the RT31P2 and I had all of them enabled. I checked the Linksys RT31P2'S logs and noticed that when the VPN request was being made, port 500 was not getting through. This was a pit peculiar, considering that the FVS318 was on the DMZ. So I decided to experiment and I set the RT31P2 to forward port 500(IPSec) to the FVS318. Voila! I now have the exact configuration that I was looking for. I am able to use Bit Torrent without loss of sound quality, and I am able to VPN tunnel into my home network. I should mention that I am using SafeNet's Soft Remote for my VPN Client. I found an excellent tutorial on setting up the VPN but it seems to have been taken offline. Here's another tutorial:
Some things I recommend changing about this tutorial:
- I would use dynamic DNS.
- The Remote IPSec Identifier should be set to whatever IP your RT31P2 assigns to the FVS318)

- Vonage
- Netgear FVS318
- Linksys RT31P2
- SafeNet Soft Remote

Good luck and I hope this helps somebody out there!

Larry Morroni
View user's profile Send private message
New Forum Member
New Forum Member

Joined: Oct 25, 2004
Posts: 6

PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2004 1:42 pm    Post subject: Check my post Reply with quote Back to top

Check my bad quality (Choppy) by DarrenJ post.

I had the same problems.

Unfortunatly new hardware is going to be you solution.

I to VPN and Terminal Serve into my servers at home.

Vonage routers do not allow this connection.

Hope it helps.
View user's profile Send private message
New Forum Member
New Forum Member

Joined: Mar 16, 2005
Posts: 1

PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2005 9:29 am    Post subject: Not Having Problems w/ FVS318 or the Motorola V1000 Reply with quote Back to top

-To All,

I have Vonage w/ a FVS318 and a Motorola V1000.

I dont understand how people are having problems w/ the Motorola V1000 or the FVS318. My settings are just like this...

Suse 9.2 Pro Server (Linux)
CableModem-->FVS318-->------------------------> 3 PC's
Voip (Motorola)

My Linux Server, 3 Window XP Pro PC's and Voip box connects into my FVS318 box.

My Bandwidth with my cable provider is 5.4m/860k (download / upload)

I have all 5 running w/ FTP etc and I'll VPN into work and download Music w/ no problem. The only thing I did differently was I set a static IP on the Motorola V1000 Voip box and use that IP on the FVS318 as a DMZ. Also I set DNS Static w/ my Provider. For some reason the FVS318 has a problem w/ resolving DNS so I set it Static, and that unit comes on in less then 45sec.

If anyone needs help w/ the FVS318 or Suse 9.2 Professional Server setting it up w/ Vonage Voip w/ either DMZ or w/ the 2nd NIC in your server let me know.
View user's profile Send private message
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate

Joined: Feb 01, 2005
Posts: 20
Location: South Central, PA

PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2005 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Would this work:

........................................... --> RT31P2
CABLE MODEM --> FVS318 ----> PC#1
........................................... --> PC#2
View user's profile Send private message ICQ Number
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

All times are GMT - 5 Hours

Vonage Service Plans

Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New jamieph2
New Today 1
Yesterday 4
Total 100090

Who Is On Site
Visitors 92
Members 0
Total 92

Vonage VoIP Forum Members:
Login Here
Not a Member? You can Register Here
As a registered member you will have access to the VoIP Speed Test, Vonage Service Announcements and post comments in the
Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage Stock Price
Value: 6.25
Change:   N/A
Up to 15 Minute Delay

Site Search

†AK and HI residents pay $29.95 shipping. ††Limited time offer. Valid for residents of the United States (&DC), 18 years or older, who open new accounts. Offer good while supplies last and only on new account activations. One kit per account/household. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts, promotions or plans and is not applicable to past purchases. Good while supplies last. Allow up to 2 weeks for shipping. Other restrictions may apply.

1Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

2Shipping and activation fees waived with 1-year agreement. An Early Termination Fee (with periodic pro-rated reductions) applies if service is terminated before the end of the first 12 months. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms of Service for details.

HIGH SPEED INTERNET REQUIRED. †VALID FOR NEW LINES ONLY. RATES EXCLUDE INTERNET SERVICE, SURCHARGES, FEES AND TAXES. DEVICE MAY BE REFURBISHED. If you subscribe to plans with monthly minutes allotments, all call minutes placed from both from your home and registered ExtensionsTM phones will count toward your monthly minutes allotment. ExtensionsTM calls made from mobiles use airtime and may incur surcharges, depending on your mobile plan. Alarms, TTY and other systems may not be compatible. Vonage 911 service operates differently than traditional 911. See for details.

** Certain call types excluded. is not an official Vonage support website & is independently operated.
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. All comments are property of their posters.
All other content is © Copyright 2002 - 2013 by 4Sight Media LLC.

Thinking of signing up for Vonage but have questions?
Business and Residential customers can call Toll Free 24 hours a day at: 1-888-692-8074
No Vonage Promotion Code or Coupon Codes are required at to receive any special,
best Vonage cheap deals, free sign up offers or discounts.

[ | | | | | ]

Vonage Forum Site Maps

Vonage | VoIP Forum | How VoIP Works | Wiring and Installation Page Two | International Rate Plans 2 | Internet Phone
Promotion | Vonage Review | VoIP | Broadband Phone | Free Month | Rebate | Vonnage | Vontage | VoIP | Phone Service
Phone | llamadas ilimitadas a Mexico | Latest News | VoIP Acronyms | Deal | Philippines Globe Phone | Site Maps

The Vonage Forum provides the Vonage sign up Best Offer Promotion Deal.
If you are considering signing up for Vonage and have found our Vonage News, Customer Reviews, Forums
& all other parts of this site useful, please use our Vonage Sign up page.

Vonage VoIP Phone Service is redefining communications by offering consumers
& small business VoIP Internet phones, an affordable alternative to traditional phone service.
The Vonage VoIP Forum Generated This Page In: 0.91 Seconds and 846 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum