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Gateway IP change

Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:36 pm
by mparrish
I've been using my openSPOT (1) for sometime now with satisfactory results. Recently one of the repeater gateways I connect with frequently had it's IP changed (after over a year of stability). I could no longer connect. Other gateways and reflectors I used continued to work normally.

I went into "Connectors" , and under DSTAR/REF/XRF, I clicked on Gateways and entered the callsign and module of the desired gateway. This worked temporarily. When I switched to another repeater and then switched back, it would not connect. I repeated the "connectors" process with no success.


Is this an IP tables update issue or some other issue that I can resolve on my end?


Thanks

Re: Gateway IP change

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:04 am
by HA2NON
Which gateway's IP address do you mean?
We've added https://ar-dns.net/dplus-gw to the source of our gateway database yesterday.

Re: Gateway IP change

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:52 pm
by mparrish
It was W7AES. Appears to be working now.

Odd thing was that other hotspots (at least Zoomspot) seemed automatically to make the IP tables switch right away. I guess they use a different database.

Thanks for your response.

73,
Mel K6UV