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Posted 30 December 2010 - 02:12 PM

Blink Broadband Zhone CPE Tips & Tricks
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Modem: Zhone 6218-I2-xxx
Description: ADSL2+ 4 Port Wireless Bridge/Router (Broadcom)
Firmware: 3.02.14 (Nov 19, 2009)

Most of this will also apply to the 6211-I2 modem, except for the firmware upgrade.
Look on the site for that specific firmware

Accessing the Modem configuration...
Default address is 192.168.1.1
Default username/password is admin/admin

Update the modem to the latest firmware...
(Use Internet Explorer, Firefox doesn't work)
Welcome > Update Software
Blink has an update at http://www.blinkbroadband.tt/ but it is labeled 03.02.11TTT
There is a newer version 3.02.14 at http://zhone.com/sup...ds/cpe/6218-I2/

Do you know by default anyone can access YOUR modem config. by just entering your WAN IP (eg. 186.45.14.251)
Secure your modem WAN services...
Welcome > Management > Access Control > Services
Disable any WAN services from the service control list.

Also change the default modem access password...
Welcome > Management > Access Control > Passwords

Using OpenDNS or Google Public DNS instead of the non-reliable TSTT DNS servers...
By using these services you can speed up your browsing experience and improve your security.
Welcome > Advanced Setup > DNS > DNS Server
Disable Enable Automatic Assigned DNS
Primary DNS Server: 208.67.222.222 / 8.8.8.8
Secondary DNS Server: 208.67.220.220 / 8.8.4.4

Enabling the system log...
Welcome > Management > System Log
Click Configure System Log
Select Enable, Log Level: Debugging, Display Level: Error, Mode: Local

Set the modem Time...
Welcome > Management > Internet Time
Enable Automaticialy synchronize with Internet time servers
First NTP time server: time.nist.gov
Second NTP time server: Other - time.windows.com
Time zone offset: (GMT -04:00) St. Lucia, Las Paz

Blink default PPP Username/Password...
Username: tstt@tstt.co.tt
Password: broadband

Useful Links...
Blink Broadband - http://www.blinkbroadband.tt/
Blink Broadband Blog - http://www.blinkbroadbandblog.com/
Blink Broadband on Facebook - http://www.facebook....blinkbroadband/
BLink Broadband on Twitter - http://twitter.com/#...Blink_Broadband
Zhone Technical Manuals - http://zhone.com/sup...router_manuals/
Zhone USB Drivers - http://zhone.com/sup...ds/drivers/cpe/
Zhone Firmware Downloads - http://zhone.com/sup.../downloads/cpe/
TSTT Forums (aka TSTTproblems.com) - http://www.tsttsupport.com/
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Posted 16 February 2014 - 10:13 AM

Nice Post dude...
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