[AusNOG] Cisco 3G WIC with Australian 3G providers?
Nigel.Turner at abigroup.com.au
Thu Dec 18 12:12:34 EST 2008
The NextG SIMs need to have the Telstra.extranet APN enabled on them and
in use within the Cisco config in order to get a live IP rather than a
(seemingly) many times NATted 10.x.y.z address.
Skeeve - I've had some experiences with the NextG setups on a Cisco 1841
and a couple of the other options. Email me off list if I can be of
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Subject: Re: [AusNOG] Cisco 3G WIC with Australian 3G providers?
Skeeve Stevens wrote:
> Hey all,
> I have a customer with a site emergency... some retarded fellow at
> Commander Centre put through an order which cut off a customers DSL
> service (converted it to OnRamp). It is outside Sydney and I am not
> exactly sure what 3G coverage is there... I will investigate that
> but I am suspecting NextG or Optus only.
> But that said. Does anyone have any experience using the new Cisco
> with 3G or a 1841 with 3G WIC card... and.. what 3G providers have
> or miserably failed.
> I do know that NextG has massive inbound restrictions, so using it for
> temporary mail gateway is not going to work.. too many application
> gateways or something... but in this case the customer would be doing
> outbound IPSEC or PPTP (normal Tunnels need source/destination IP's).
Wouldn't a business Next3 service not have these limitations, or at
least, a lot less of them?
> Anyone got any thoughts? If I figure this out, I would probably keep
> the kit in our library for emergency situations like this.
> Skeeve Stevens, CEO
> eintellego Pty Ltd - The Networking Specialists
> skeeve at eintellego.net / www.eintellego.net
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