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jjatsk Posted:
We are renting a
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Pman Posted:
Hello, While
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the years, it is
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jbugz67 Posted:
We recently
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Polycom VVX 300
phones from
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RichardPi Posted:
Hello, does
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how to get into
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RichardPi Posted:
Hello, does
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achow26 Posted:
BrettaMan, I am
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problem. I do not
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alicesmith Posted:
I have used the
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I was very
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:38 pm    Post subject: Routers | Best way to connect them Reply with quote Back to top

My current internet/voip setup is:

Internet > Comcast Cable> Cable Modem - Linksys/BEFCMU10> Voip Router - Linksys/RT31P2 > WiFi Router - Linksys/WRT310N
and off the WiFi Router - Linksys/WRT310N > wireless/ethernet > Computers.


My current Voip router - Linksys RT31P2 has a failed port issue, so Vonage has sent me a replacement - Linksys RTP300.

The instructions with the RTP300 suggest that my setup should be:

Internet > Comcast Cable > Cable Modem - LInksys/BEFCMU10> WiFI Router - Linkysys/WRT310N > Voip Router - Linksys/RTP300
and off the WiFi Router > wireless/ethernet > Computers.


Which is the correct way? or
Which is the better way?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Why the router farm?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

sethook wrote:
Why the router farm?


?????

No actually I had to re-read it a few times because I thought the same thing. But he only has the wifi router and the Vonage adapter after the cable modem.

So to answer the op, I think the second option is what I would recommend.

Both ways will work and I guess it depends a little on your individual preferences. However, the need for Vonage to control the QOS in networks is diminishing and not really needed for it to be first.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

@ sethook and outerfire:

Sorry if the way I laid out my 'farm' confused you both.

Thanks for the input on the configuration. I think I will go for the 2nd option also. Added advantage being a Windows Home Server connected via Ethernet to the WiFi Router - port forwarding and all that.

Thanks anyhow.

It would be good if there was a Wifi Phone Adapter (Vonage and WiFi rolled into one)!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 8:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

i agree that second choice is better

for me I do not have anything plugged into the VT2442 so that routyer is plugged into my BEFSR41 which would be same as your choice 2

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