Skype and home networking with Netgear RO318 - Are there any issues?

Discussion in 'UK VOIP' started by Elliott Cowton, Oct 6, 2006.

  1. Hi

    I have a foreign student living in the house at the moment and she wants to
    set up a Skype connection.

    The house is wired with a Cat5e network and a Netgear RO318 router talking
    to the internet via an ntl 1Meg connection. Internal connections work at
    Base 100. There are no fancy bits like VPN enabled.

    In the past I have come across applications (Video Conferencing using Fuji
    cameras is a good example) where it is not possible to use them through a
    router like this because they do not conform properly to the ISO 7 layer
    model for network comms.

    Question: Before I prematurely age myself, are there any issues like "you
    can't do this across a private network" that I ought to know about?

    I have searched as much of the archive for this group as I can access and
    can't find any relevant messages.

    Thanks in advance for your replies.

    Elliott
     
    Elliott Cowton, Oct 6, 2006
    #1
    1. Advertising

  2. Elliott Cowton

    Soruk Guest

    On Fri, 06 Oct 2006 08:13:20 GMT, Elliott Cowton <> wrote:
    >Hi
    >
    >I have a foreign student living in the house at the moment and she wants to
    >set up a Skype connection.
    >
    >The house is wired with a Cat5e network and a Netgear RO318 router talking
    >to the internet via an ntl 1Meg connection. Internal connections work at
    >Base 100. There are no fancy bits like VPN enabled.


    I have a Netgear DG834GT router, doing NAT (giving me a 192.168.x.x IP
    inside). Skype works fine, including incoming calls.

    You should find Skype will work without needing to do any tweaking.

    --
    -- Michael "Soruk" McConnell
    Eridani Star System

    MailStripper - http://www.MailStripper.eu/ - SMTP spam filter
    Mail Me Anywhere - http://www.MailMeAnywhere.com/ - Mobile email
     
    Soruk, Oct 7, 2006
    #2
    1. Advertising

  3. "Soruk" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    > I have a Netgear DG834GT router, doing NAT (giving me a 192.168.x.x IP
    > inside). Skype works fine, including incoming calls.
    >
    > You should find Skype will work without needing to do any tweaking.
    >


    Excellent and many thanks, that is what I wanted to hear!
     
    Elliott Cowton, Oct 7, 2006
    #3
    1. Advertising

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. Replies:
    9
    Views:
    4,695
    Query Builder
    Mar 3, 2005
  2. ABC

    Home Wireless Networking - Netgear Router

    ABC, Jan 14, 2005, in forum: Wireless Networking
    Replies:
    6
    Views:
    2,245
    Carey Holzman
    Jan 15, 2005
  3. Replies:
    3
    Views:
    871
  4. poster
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    629
  5. Networking Student
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    1,489
    vreyesii
    Nov 16, 2006
Loading...

Share This Page