First off, I'm glad to be on the forums again after probably ten years, secondly, I seem to have killed a load balancing router. The only fault I can find in the setup was an IP conflict. I'm looking for any insight y'all may have on this.
I had a netgear lm1200 4glte modem plugged into the tp-link tl-r470t+ as well as a cradlepoint IBR650LE, netgear on wan 1 and cradlepoint on wan 2. PC on lan.
The tp-link pulled ip and everything from the netgear but froze up when getting an ip and whatnot for the cradlepoint. The only problem I can find with configuration is that I accidentally only changed the netgears default IP to something other than 192.168.0.1 (or it came set up different, I dont remember) and left the cradlepoint and tp-link at 192.168.0.1, making for an IP address conflict betwixt the tp-link load balancing router and cradlepoint lte modem.
The tp-link now displays a wind river 404 error page when accessed via its ip adress. Please let me know if anyone needs any more details and I will provide them.
It seems I have not neccesarily bricked, but to some extent rendered the router useless. Any thoughts?
Forgot to mention reset button does zilch. I was in IT over six years and have been in the tech industry 10. I definitely already tried all the basics. I'm just not amazing at networking. So I cannot say there may be basics I have not attempted yet. But I definitely tried that. Haha
Did you hold down the reset button long enough? And did the indicator lights follow what the instruction manual says should happen?
" With the router powered on, use a pin to press and hold the RESET button (for about 5 seconds) until the System LED lights up and flashes quickly. Then release the button and wait while the router reboots, restoring it to its factory default settings. "
Ill tear one down, ive ended up with three of them. The one that died was a version 2.1, im now using a version 4.0 that didnt die in the exact same scenario as the first. I bought that to test. And a third in case the second died.
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