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#47976 by sfhub
Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:48 pm
FreihEitner wrote:telnet: connect to address 172.27.35.1: Connection refused

That's interesting as it looks like the Ooma device is actively rejecting requests to port 80. If there was no server listening it would usually say connection failed. If the port was bad, then the telnet would hang for a while until it times out.

Connection refused likely means the port is fine, the request packet got to the Ooma device, Ooma device received the packet, decided to close the socket and refuse the connection, resulting in a response back to your telnet app.

I would suggest you reset your Ooma as described in this post and see if that helps.
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#48297 by FreihEitner
Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:22 pm
I did the reset as per that post (removing power from the Ooma Hub, holding down the blue Ooma tab, adding power but keeping the tab held until all lights stopped blinking). After coming back online, my Ooma seemed to reset itself again a moment later. I still get Connection Refused when I telnet to 172.27.35.1 on port 80 and still get the 169.254.x.x IP address when I set my PC for DHCP.
#48305 by FreihEitner
Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:38 pm
Further oddness. I can PING to 172.27.35.1 but I cannot TRACEROUTE/TRACERT to it -- says no route to host. That doesn't sound right. I have the ethernet port on my PC (with manually assigned IP 172.27.35.2) plugged directly into the HOME port on the Ooma Hub. I ought to be able to traceroute to it, especially if I can ping it. Any ideas?
#48316 by amoney
Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:31 pm
Well the network port appears ok, but the rest of the software running inside is bad. If a reset does not help matters your ultimately going to have to get it replaced.
#48649 by sfhub
Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:22 am
FreihEitner wrote:Further oddness. I can PING to 172.27.35.1 but I cannot TRACEROUTE/TRACERT to it -- says no route to host. That doesn't sound right. I have the ethernet port on my PC (with manually assigned IP 172.27.35.2) plugged directly into the HOME port on the Ooma Hub. I ought to be able to traceroute to it, especially if I can ping it. Any ideas?

When your PC gets IP 169.x.x.x, that usually means the DHCP request timed out with no response.

Have you tried a different ethernet cable and/or examined the pins inside the ethernet ports on the PC and Ooma to see if any are bent?
#48674 by tommies
Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:11 am
Have you tried to reset the hub to factory default?
Pull the power cord, hold down the (red/blue)tab at the top left while plug the power back on and continue to hold for 30-35 seconds. You have to re-enter all the hub setting you have changed.
#49717 by FreihEitner
Sat Mar 06, 2010 8:37 am
@sfhub: I looked inside the HOME port and the pins seem okay to me. I've tried two different (known working) ethernet cables and two different (known working) ports on my Mac Pro.

@tommies: Yes, I've already done the factory reset per a previous suggestion here. Since I can't connect to the configuration page, I have no custom settings to change so that's not a problem.
#49718 by FreihEitner
Sat Mar 06, 2010 8:39 am
I should point out that when I set the Ooma Hub between my cable modem and my PC, with the PC connected to the HOME port, I am able to get out on the internet, just with limited functionality since the Ooma seems to be blocking almost every incoming port. I just can't get to the Ooma Hub's configuration page.
#49769 by sfhub
Sat Mar 06, 2010 6:30 pm
FreihEitner wrote:I should point out that when I set the Ooma Hub between my cable modem and my PC, with the PC connected to the HOME port, I am able to get out on the internet, just with limited functionality since the Ooma seems to be blocking almost every incoming port. I just can't get to the Ooma Hub's configuration page.

Since you are manually configuring your IP info, could you post

IP address
netmask
gateway
DNS

Get it from the OS config rather than from memory. Also is there any chance you have a proxy server configured?

When you try traceroute use

traceroute -I 172.27.35.1

and see if that makes any difference. The traceroute option is "minus eye", not "minus el"

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