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Connecting ASUS DSL-AC55U modem/router to NBN FTTN

Breettoo
Level 2
I’ve followed some of the posts with other ASUS routers but they have slightly different setups than the DSL-AC55U.

Has anyone been able to connect the DSL-AC55U to the NBN provided box for FTTN?

Router specs: https://www.asus.com/au/Networking-IoT-Servers/Modem-Routers/All-series/DSL-AC55U/
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david64
Level 11

Hi @Breettoo . Did you download the manual from the Asus website? Page 61 has details on internet connection. 

The cable goes from wall socket to DSL port; no splitter is used.

Can you try these settings (page 61).

Transfer mode: VDSL WAN (PTM)

Service unit: Internet

Enable: Yes

IP version: IPv4

WAN Connection type: PPPoE

Enable UPnP: no (for now)

802.1q Enable?: Yes

VLAN ID: 2

Other settings not shown in manual:

Connect to DNS server automatically, Enable NAT.

Leave Dual WAN off.

 

Breettoo
Level 2

Thanks David,

 

So no requirement for the NBN box?  

david64
Level 11

@Breettoo . Correct.

You should confirm your type of plan by logging in to My Account/Plan and Contract details.

You can also check your address here: https://www.nbnco.com.au/learn/rollout-map

If you were sent a "NBN box" or there was one already there, you may not be FTTN.

If TPG sent you a wifi router, you should get this one working first.

Breettoo
Level 2

Hi David,

 

I checked and we are on NBN FTTC.  We were given an NBN box and a TPG router which has been working for over 6 months but its hopeless which is why I got the ASUS router.

david64
Level 11

@Breettoo . Use ethernet cable from nbn box to WAN port on Asus.

Change WAN Transfer mode to Ethernet WAN.

Other settings same.