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#7923 by homeless
Sat Apr 18, 2009 8:29 am
I wonder if our Ooma devices have an login IP as every network devices should has? (192.168.x.x)
Also, does anyone know what is the USB port on the back of the hub for? I assume it is hub flashing/firmware upgrade port. However, there is no firmware section in Ooma website.
#7932 by homeless
Sat Apr 18, 2009 9:51 am
thanks for the speedy reply. I connected my laptop to Home port Ooma hub and typping and could get into the Ooma setup page. However, non of the buttons under Navigation seem to work. When I click one button on the left it shows "The internet explorer cannot display to web page".
What's wrong with that?
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#7934 by WayneDsr
Sat Apr 18, 2009 9:55 am
Someone else had this same problem and it was their anti virus program or a firewall on the pc blocking it.

#7936 by WayneDsr
Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:00 am
Thanks to Bobby (and everyone else who pitched in). Problem solved.

Bobby walked me through a trace, which proved that the Hub was correctly sending the data to my laptop. So, Bobby suggested that it must be anti-virus software or firewall that is common to both of my laptops. As it ends up, I have Kaspersky Anti Virus installed on both machines. I disabled it and BINGO.

Now I just need to figure out how to make Kaspersky "trust" So far I've tried adding it to the "trusted sites" list which didn't work.

Taken from that post.

#7937 by southsound
Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:01 am

Do you get the same problem when using the IP address? I get your results when just going to (in fact it takes me to the OpenDNS search page) but it works fine when I enter

I use the free version of Grisoft's AVG.
#7967 by tommies
Sat Apr 18, 2009 8:10 pm
homeless wrote:Thanks guy... it works. Just disable Antivirus. You guys are awesome.

Oh NO, do not disable your firewall or antivirus. Try to add the ip address to your firewall trust zone.
#7969 by southsound
Sat Apr 18, 2009 8:20 pm
I agree with Tommies - I still run my firewall and my AVG antivirus - the only difference is that I access the hub using the address instead of . I did not have to make any adjustments to my firewall using the direct IP address.
#7971 by daet
Sat Apr 18, 2009 9:03 pm
I have my Ooma hub connected to my router ( The WAN interface of my Ooma is assigned, and the LAN interface is

To connect to the Ooma from my laptop which is connected by WiFi to the router, I had to do the following:

a) Place in the DMZ of the Ooma hub - which doesn't matter security-wise, as it is still behind my router.

b) Create a static route in the router's routing tables, setting as the gateway to reach

With this setup, I can reach the Ooma either as or

If I needed to reach the Ooma when I'm at work (why?), I can do it by port-redirection on the router.

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