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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

It also depends on what you really want to do, just block League, or, block the laptop or desktop from the internet at 11 pm?



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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

Hitron CODA 4582U UI hangs when adding MAC addresses (Managed Devices)

 

I have just upgraded to Ignite Gigabit, so have just deployed the Hitron CODA 4582U modem/router.  Previously I had been using a pure modem (don't remember the make or model, but it doesn't really matter) and my own router (Linksys EA6400).  I had done significant configuration on my router, including MAC address filtering to only allow specific systems to access the network (a list of about 20 entries).

 

I am now trying to add my MAC address filtering entries to the Hitron device.

 

All goes well until I have added 11 entries.  When I try to add the 12th entry, when I click on "Save Changes", the UI completely locks up and never comes back.  The only activity on the page is a 'busy' spinner with text "[PENDING]" and "Saving changes, please wait...".  Every few minutes the browser reports that the page in no longer responsive.

 

The only way I have found to recover from it is to reboot the router (power it off and back on).  The router itself still seems to be working, only the UI hangs, but still, without the UI I can't add the remaining MAC addresses.

 

Yes I have verified that it is not a browser issue (happens on both Chrome and Firefox).

 

I am tempted to try to bridge my old router back into the network so I can use that for my MAC filtering, but would prefer to consolidate into one device if possible.

 

I'd appreciate any help in resolving this UI hang.  Thanks in advance.

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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

Hey @LarryMenard,

 

Welcome to our Community Forums!

 

As a person who doesn't like clutter or tangled wires all over my own desk, I can certainly appreciate wanting to consolidate everything down to 1 piece of hardware.

 

I ran into a the same situation as yours back when I had the Cisco DPC3825 and wasn't able to find a work around. I may be wrong, but it seems to be a limitation of the gateway. Once I tried to input the 11th entry, I had the same problem, where it wouldn't save my entry and instead would just loop, 'saving the settings'. I had to resort to bridging my modem and using my own Asus router.

 

I'll tag in a few of our Resident Experts and also invite our Community to chime in to provide some guidance. Realistically though, I think you may need to implement your external router to accomplish what you're looking to do here.

 

@Datalink @Gdkitty @robindp @gp-se

 

Kind Regards,

RogersCilio

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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

I have found a *partial* workaround.

 

By turning off the Device Filtering (setting it to "Allow All"), I was able to enter the remaining device entries.

 

But then when I re-enable the filtering, it just hangs again, just like before.

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@LarryMenard wrote:

I have found a *partial* workaround.

 

By turning off the Device Filtering (setting it to "Allow All"), I was able to enter the remaining device entries.

 

But then when I re-enable the filtering, it just hangs again, just like before.


@LarryMenard

I believe this is a firmware bug. However with MAC Filtering it can easily be bypassed by cloning the MAC address. These best security is WPA2 with AES Encryption, I wouldn't bother with MAC filtering.

 



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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

I need to set a static ARP for wake on wan in router settings (CODA-4582)

 

Can you point me to where I can enter it?

 

I don't see anywhere in the settings to do so.

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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

Hello, @squadz.

 

Thank you for joining our Community and for your query. Are you trying to set a static IP address to a device? Perhaps you may want to expand on what you are trying to accomplish so we can point you to the relevant settings. 

 

Cheers,
RogersMoin

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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

I'm trying to allow wake on lan/wan.

To do so, I need to port forward 9 to 192.168.1.255 (broadcast address).

It won't let me in the settings. So other option is tricking the router with a static ARP entry, but I don't see that option either.

Basically, I need to set up wake on lan, so if you can help, great!
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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

Hello, @squadz.

 

Thank you for the more info. The WoL is not a supported feature on our gateway modems. You may want to explore adding a 3rd party router that supports the WoL feature to your network. 

 

Community - anybody using the WoL feature?

 

Cheers,
RogersMoin

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Re: Hitron CODA 4582 Device Filtering

Hi,

On my Hitron CODA-4582U Modem, everytime I go to create a device filter my modem crashes and I have to factory reset it. I am simply trying to allow access only at certain times for a device and it will let me set it up, Save changes, then the whole modem goes down and will only come back if I factory reset it with a pin in the back of the modem.