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AT&T remote access to routers?
Edited by schnappi on Nov 17, 2013 at 10:15:22 AM

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2Wire router firmaware was recently upgraded (GUI is different) and there has never been an option for me to do so. Also AT&T has reset our router while on the phone with my before. This makes me wonder...

 

Does AT&T have remote access to UVerse/DSL routers?

Hi,

 

2Wire router firmaware was recently upgraded (GUI is different) and there has never been an option for me to do so. Also AT&T has reset our router while on the phone with my before. This makes me wonder...

 

Does AT&T have remote access to UVerse/DSL routers?

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Yes, all AT&T U-Verse routers are tied into their management system. The management system has full control over each router.
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Yes, all AT&T U-Verse routers are tied into their management system. The management system has full control over each router.
Yes, all AT&T U-Verse routers are tied into their management system. The management system has full control over each router.

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I thought so.

 

Anyone is security conscious should install a router behind their 2Wire.

I thought so.

 

Anyone is security conscious should install a router behind their 2Wire.

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The 2WIRE gateway won't bridge, so adding another router could potentially have negative impacts on your internet browsing speed. 

The 2WIRE gateway won't bridge, so adding another router could potentially have negative impacts on your internet browsing speed. 

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After installing a Linksys WRT54GL router behind a 2Wire i138HG everything worked but the latency (ping) was so high and internet so slow that couldn't use this method.

After installing a Linksys WRT54GL router behind a 2Wire i138HG everything worked but the latency (ping) was so high and internet so slow that couldn't use this method.

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Adding to this. Port 7547 is always open on a NVG589. Probably a backdoor in for ATT.

Adding to this. Port 7547 is always open on a NVG589. Probably a backdoor in for ATT.

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