Posts tagged “speedtouch”.

SpeedTouch 510/510v4 – firmware LLT6AA4.230

SpeedTouch 510/510v4 – firmware LLT6AA4.230

  • the same rules apply for the ST510, you first need the EXPERT password
  • the basic ST510 comes with a graphical interface and a configuration (setup) programme
  • the more advanced Firmware offers easy access to pre-defined configurations with DHCP, NAPT (Network Address Port Translation) and DNS features (e.g. Routed PPPoE – DHCP – NAPT).
  • Phone Book settings may differ by country and/or ISP:
  • SkyNet (Belgium): VPI 8 / VCI 35 – Wanadoo (France): VPI 8 / VCI 35
  • see how the Firmware: LLT6AA4.230 GUI looks like

SpeedTouch 510v3 – firmware GV8BAA3.741

SpeedTouch 510v3 – firmware GV8BAA3.741

  • once you get hold of the EXPERT password, you can switch on the ‘PRO’ mode; this is done by updating the Remote Inventory PROM
  • the ‘PRO’ mode allows access to the Routing and the DHCP settings
  • the Firmware versions offer, besides bug fixes, additional features and different user interfaces (which are accessed with your browser at http://10.0.0.138)
  • some Firmware versions are ISP or country specific, in particular PPPoE or PPPoA support
  • configuration files (user.ini) can be uploaded from or stored on your local disk for backup
  • see how the Firmware: GV8BAA3.741 GUI looks like

SpeedTouch Pro – firmware GV8BAA3.253

  • once you get hold of the EXPERT password, you can switch on the ‘PRO’ mode; this is done by updating the Remote Inventory PROM
  • the ‘PRO’ mode allows access to the Routing and the DHCP settings
  • the Firmware versions offer, besides bug fixes, additional features and different user interfaces (which are accessed with your browser at http://10.0.0.138)
  • some Firmware versions are ISP or country specific, in particular PPPoE or PPPoA support
  • configuration files (user.ini) can be uploaded from or stored on your local disk for backup


SpeedTouch Home – firmware GV8BAA3.253

SpeedTouch Home – firmware GV8BAA3.253

  • once you get hold of the EXPERT password, you can switch on the ‘PRO’ mode; this is done by updating the Remote Inventory PROM
  • the Firmware versions offer, besides bug fixes, additional features and different user interfaces (which are accessed with your browser at http://10.0.0.138)
  • some Firmware versions are ISP or country specific, in particular PPPoE or PPPoA support
  • configuration files (user.ini) can be uploaded from or stored on your local disk for backup

Remote Assistance – VNC and your Firewall

Check the Personal Firewall settings on the PC (it may block the incoming ports that are used by VNC).

If the PC is behind a router or firewall, you may need to enable port forwarding.

The picture below shows port forwarding on a SpeedTouch modem:

NAPT

More information about NAPT mode for SpeedTouch gear is available on the SpeedTouch posts.

SpeedTouch modems

 

Alcatel SpeedTouch Home

The Alcatel SpeedTouch Home can be upgraded and used as a shared device.

 

 

SpeedTouch 500 series

The Thomson SpeedTouch 510 is a multi-user ADSL gateway with a built in firewall. Various configuration modes are possible.

Works fine with Windows XP and Vista Home Premium.

 

Before you proceed with upgrades, keep in mind these basic rules:

1 never change the configuration settings if your modem is working well,

2 before making any changes, make sure you have a backup of the original settings,

3 after making any configuration changes, check if your connection is still safe and no security holes exist to your LAN.

 

sttoolUpgrades of the  SpeedTouch Home, SpeedTouch 510, SpeedTouch 510v4 have been succesfully implemented in SoHo environments.

Various configuration modes are possible to configure the SpeedTouch in bridged or NAPT (Network Address & Port Translation) mode.

Note that for France you should configure the PPP connection with VPI 8 / VCI 35 !

Check out my SpeedTouch firmware posts.

SpeedTouch Links

  • Speedtouch 500 Series Firmware Releases can be downloaded at Speedtouch support.
  • Nubz AlcaTool is a configuration utility for Alcatel SpeedTouch Home and Pro series ADSL modems
  • The ST510 Firewall Configurator utility download.
  • An Expert password calculator can be found on-line.