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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Hey All,

Can above mentioned router be used with cable services or just DSL? Can I run it off of a cable modem? Thanks.

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Can above mentioned router be used with cable services or just DSL?

You need a HWIC-1ADSL.

Can I run it off of a cable modem?   

Or you can hook the FastEthernet port to the cable modem.

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Re: Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

thanks for your reply. I realize though that I was not clear as to what I was asking.

I have internet access thru a cable provider and I use a cable modem supplied by the i-net provider. My basic question is can I use this router for my needs or do I need a dsl line? Thanks.

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

There is no Cable Modem module for your router.  You can, however, plug the Cable Modem into your router and run ZBFW and ACL on it.

If you want to get rid of your Cable Modem then you can get a xDSL line and use your router.

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

thank you, I guess if I decide to switch to a DSL i-net connection I cold use since router has a built in DSL modem.

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

 since router has a built in DSL modem.

I didn't say the router has a built-in xDSL modem.

If you want to use xDSL then you need to purchase HWIC-1ADSL module for the router.

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Sorry leolaohoo, don't mean to put words in you mouth. However, I don't see where the router could accomodate any module. Does not have any slots. But if I did get a DSL line you are saying I could use it with a DSL modem, correct?

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Sorry leolaohoo, don't mean to put words in you mouth.

Maybe I was misunderstood.  

However, I don't see where the router could accomodate any module. Does not have any slots.

Can I ask if you take a photo of the back and post it?

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Re: Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Here you go:

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Thanks for this.  If you look at the back, on the lower left-hand corner is an ADSL +/2+ (Annex A & Annex M).  So if you have a DSL line, you can connect this directly to this port and configure it.

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Re: Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Thanks leolaohoo,

So what you are saying is that if I get a DSL line, at home, I can use the router's 'ADSLoPOTS' phone line port for my home routing needs, with our any other special equipment? ( If I can I am really interested in its SSL VPN capabilities, but is this router overkill for my needs. I don't even know if I have to purchase a vpn client license. )

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

Yes.  You get a DSL line installed and the cable plugs directly to your router using the ADSLoPoTS port.

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

leolaohoo, thanks for all your help and patience.

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Cisco 1801 v2 integrated services router

leolaohoo,

I had a nother question for you - if you don't mind. Can I connect the Cisco 1801 router to my existing router without getting a dsl line and take adavantage of the ssl vpn capabilities of this unit? This is really all I want from this device. Thanks.

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