DSL link connectivity problem with router

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Feb 4th, 2008


i am using 2611 router, on that i have 1 lease line connected on serial link.now i want to connect 1 DSL link on it through the Proxy Server.The DSL link is connected into the Proxy Server and the Proxy is connected to the router through Cross cable.i m able to ping the internal as well as external NIC IP address of Proxy server from Router but not able to ping the DSL modem Private as well as Static Public IP.What could be the reason.I put 1 default route on router stating next hop address as Proxy Server's Internal NIC ip .

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Richard Burts Fri, 02/08/2008 - 14:17


If I am understanding your post correctly then the topology is: DSL network to DSL modem which is connected to proxy server, and proxy server connected to 2611 router. It seems to me that the likely problem is something in the setup of the proxy server. Is the proxy server set up to pass traffic from the DSL modem interface to the router interface?

If the proxy server is setup correctly to pass this traffic then I would look next at the possibility that the proxy server is not logging in on the DSL modem to establish that link as active. Does the DSL modem have an ID and a password that it expects from the device that is connecting to it? And is that ID and password correctly set up on the proxy server? From the proxy server are you able to ping the DSL modem?




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