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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 2:24 pm    Post subject: Home Networking Sanity Check WRT54GS VT2542 VT2142 Reply with quote Back to top

Hello all, I'm working on modifying my home network configuration with Vonage and need some advice from the experts. Here is my current configuration:

Motorola SB5120 Cable Modem (Charter ISP-10MB Down, 1MB Up, verified through daily speed tests)->Linksys WR54GS Wireless 4 Port Router->Motorola VT2142 Vonage Device.

I have 2 PC's hard wired into 2 of the Linksys ports
I have 1 PC using the wireless connection
One port on the Linksys router serves the VT2142 Vonage device which in turn serves up 2 phone lines.

Both phone lines are for home office purposes as well as all 3 PC's and call quality has suffered since setting up this configuration. While researching, I discovered this is not the optimal setup for ultimate call quality (and all the experts say "DUH" Very Happy ). Anyway, I am considering the following:

1.) Scrap the Linksys Router
2.) Upgrade to the VT2542 (I've already read all the other posts on contacting Vonage to make this happen). This gives me the voice over data prioritization (which I desperately need-Voice is more important than data in my home office setup) as well as the four port and wireless capabilities.

Am I missing anything here? I know there are no guarantees for better call quality but from what I read, this definitely won't hurt my situation. Thanks in advance.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I hae an OLD linksys BEFS41 router (updated firmware) with a Linksys access point and a VT2142 . . .. everything works fine. The secret is put the VT2142 in front the of the router, set the WAN address on the router to 192.168.15.2; default gateway to 192.168.15.1 and the DNS to 192.168.15.1.

The QOS on the VT2142 should improve call quality and the DNS and gateway settings should work for the downstream computers.

I kept DHCP active on both the VT2142 and the router.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

If you haven't set up QoS in the WRT54GS to favor the Vonage unit, do that. You may not need to make any other changes at all.

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