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Changing IP Addresses with a BOOST...

  • 21 January 2018
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Well. Our router had to be replaced and I can't get past adding a bridge/ boost. When it comes to adding a speaker it says update your software. It's already up to date.

What crap software and a crop system. Wish I'd never bought this system. I can play umpteen Bluetooth players. No issues. This is just garbage.
This has nothing to do with this thread. Call Sonos Support or sell your system. Or maybe read the instructions on the Support website for what to do after a change of router. Because if you are trying to add anything you clearly haven't read the instructions so far.
Could / would you share the separate box that you use for this as well as its wiring
A lowly Linksys WRT54G (cost: virtually nothing off eBay), running Tomato firmware. Wired directly to the gateway router, but it could go anywhere. NAT and WiFi disabled. Its DHCP server obviously hands out the actual gateway router's IP, rather than its own. It also doubles as a DNS forwarder.
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Could / would you share the separate box that you use for this as well as its wiring
A lowly Linksys WRT54G (cost: virtually nothing off eBay), running Tomato firmware. Wired directly to the gateway router, but it could go anywhere. NAT and WiFi disabled. Its DHCP server obviously hands out the actual gateway router's IP, rather than its own. It also doubles as a DNS forwarder.


Thank you, I will need to take a look at the Tomato firmware!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato_(firmware). The original hasn't been touched in years, but is stable and easy to use. Personally I wouldn't put it anywhere that's directly internet-facing. There are umpteen forks, receiving varying levels of upkeep.

Also look into DD-WRT if you're interested.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomato_(firmware). The original hasn't been touched in years, but is stable and easy to use. Personally I wouldn't put it anywhere that's directly internet-facing. There are umpteen forks, receiving varying levels of upkeep.

Also look into DD-WRT if you're interested.


Easy to use and stable are both excellent traits....I will take a more detailed look as I note that the original version is NOT VPN capable where some of the other spin-offs. VPN would be a nice feature to have!.