I'm probably being a real dummy here but just had BT Infinty installed today and wanted to set up a f8lure graph to monitor latency as I'd previously done for my broadband, but I presume I have to do something with the firewall in the HH5 for it to work as I'm getting nothing but a red 'down' message?
The HH5 does not respond to pings.
It is possible it may be added in a future frimware upgrade. I know it has been requested.
The problem is that BT still sees respond to ping as a security issue. Fair enough it was at one time but firewalls have come a long way since.
That explains why I couldn't find anything in the firewall... thanks!
I don't know much about using port forwarding and have never even heard of DMZ until I saw it in the HH5 settings, but I presume that is only for use with other devices and not with an external website like f8lure. So therefore no way of using anything like f8lure graphs unless BT allow it in a firmware update?
I have found from the few stats I can see in the HH5 that things look a little bit different from my previous ADSL connection:
Data rate: 9995 / 39993
Maximum data rate: 27413 / 88894
Noise margin: 18.5 / 20.9
Line attenuation: 0.0 / 17.4
Signal attenuation: 0.0 / 17.4
Bandwidth: 1.347 / 15.267
Line Attenuation: 17,9 / 30,5
SN Margin: 7,2 / 6,0)
Is this good, bad or indifferent?
My pings are fairly similar at low 20s although I haven't had a chance to play CoD online yet to see if it feels any different. Was keen to set up another f8lure graph though to keep an eye on things. 😞