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yet another 831 question

I have a newly purchased 831 router and either I've screwed up the configuration, or it is faulty.

Yesterday, I was able to get to it using the 10.10.10.1 IP. I tried to set it up to connect to my DSL (via a DSL modem in Bridge Ethernet mode).

I was never able to get this to work.

Today, I can no longer connect to the thing using an IP address.

I connected using the console cable and issued a "write erase" command. It said the nvram was erased successfully.

I still can't connect using the 10.10.10.1 IP. I thought the "write erase" command set it back to the factory defaults?

My laptop is configured this way:

IP 10.10.10.2

Mask 255.255.255.0

Gateway 10.10.10.1

I know the DSL connection is good, because my el-cheapo LinkSys works correctly when I swap it out for the 831.

Thanks in advance for any help anyone can give!

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Purple

Re: yet another 831 question

Log into the 831 and issue the following commands:

conf t

int ethernet0

no shutdown

ip address 10.10.10.1 255.255.255.0

exit

copy run start

Hope that helps - pls rate the post if it does.

Paresh

New Member

Re: yet another 831 question

Paresh -

I had just figured that out about 10 minutes before I got your response. But you were exactly right.

I guess I figured that since it had been configured correctly with the basic 10.10.10.1 network stuff when I got it out of the box, that doing a "write erase" would restore it to the factory defaults, when, in fact, it does exactly what it says - and erases everything!

Thanks again for the quick response ....

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