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Verify Adsl Line!

Verifying your adsl line is the last thing you have to do before you can surf the internet. When you get the telephone call from telkom stating that your adsl line is installed and configured you have to go onto their website http://www.telkom.co.za/verifyadsl and verify your adsl line with them before you can use it.

The telephone call DOES NOT mean your adsl line is verified. You will still have to verify your adsl line online.

Yes Yes i know the question that everyone asks How am i suppose to get in the website when i cannot connect to the internet? You can get nto the telkom website when you have an account configured on your router. Most ISP's when your capped or when you have their account in your router you can get onto the telkom website and your ISP's website.

DNS Settings


Telkom (SAIX) DNS Settings - http://www.saix.net/
 Name   IP Address   Location   Availability   Popular 
 igubu.saix.net   196.25.1.1   Cape Town   Closed for new secondary domain hosting 
 sangoma.saix.net   196.25.1.9   Cape Town   Open for secondary domain hosting 
 wblv-ip-dns-3.saix.net   196.25.1.11   Cape Town   Recursive Caching only DNS 
 tpr-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.45.190   Pretoria   Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 
 rndf-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.42.190   Johannesburg   Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 
 rrba-ip-dns-3.saix.net   196.43.1.11   Rosebank   Recursive Caching only DNS 
 induna.saix.net   196.43.1.14   Rosebank   Closed for new secondary domain hosting (Maintenance) 
 wbs-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.34.190   Cape Town   Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 
 rrba-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.38.190   Rosebank   Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 
 wblv-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.46.190   Cape Town   Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 
 tbnb-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.50.190   Pretoria   Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 
 ndn-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.53.190   Durban    Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 
 nngy-ip-dns-4.saix.net   196.43.54.190   Durban   Distributed Recursive Caching only DNS 

IS (Internet Solutions) - http://www.is.co.za/
 Name   IP Address   Location   Availability   Popular 
 IS Primary   168.210.2.2   Local   Always Available 
 IS Secondary   196.14.239.2   Local   Always Available 

OPEN DNS (International DNS) - http://www.opendns.com/
 Name   IP Address   Location   Availability   Popular 
 Primary   208.67.222.222   International   Always available 
 Secondary   208.67.220.220    International   Always available 

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical naming system for computers, services, or any resource participating in the Internet. It associates various information with domain names assigned to such participants. Most importantly, it translates humanly meaningful domain names to the numerical (binary) identifiers associated with networking equipment for the purpose of locating and addressing these devices world-wide. An often used analogy to explain the Domain Name System is that it serves as the "phone book" for the Internet by translating human-friendly computer hostnames into IP addresses. For example, www.example.com translates to 208.77.188.166.

The Domain Name System makes it possible to assign domain names to groups of Internet users in a meaningful way, independent of each user's physical location. Because of this, World-Wide Web (WWW) hyperlinks and Internet contact information can remain consistent and constant even if the current Internet routing arrangements change or the participant uses a mobile device. Internet domain names are easier to remember than IP addresses such as 208.77.188.166(IPv4) or 2001:db8:1f70::999:de8:7648:6e8 (IPv6).

People take advantage of this when they recite meaningful URLs and e-mail addresses without having to know how the machine will actually locate them. The Domain Name System distributes the responsibility for assigning domain names and mapping them to Internet Protocol (IP) networks by designating authoritative name servers for each domain to keep track of their own changes, avoiding the need for a central register to be continually consulted and updated. In general, the Domain Name System also stores other types of information, such as the list of mail servers that accept email for a given Internet domain. By providing a world-wide, distributed keyword-based redirection service, the Domain Name System is an essential component of the functionality of the Internet.

Other identifiers such as RFID tags, UPC codes, International characters in email addresses and host names, and a variety of other identifiers could all potentially utilize DNS [1]. The Domain Name System also defines the technical underpinnings of the functionality of this database service. For this purpose it defines the DNS protocol, a detailed specification of the data structures and communication exchanges used in DNS, as part of the Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP). The context of the DNS within the Internet protocols may be seen in the following diagram. The DNS protocol was developed and defined in the early 1980's and published by the Internet Engineering Task Force

DNS consists of the following components:
1.Domains: A domain is a logical group of computers in a large network. Access to each computer in a given group is controlled by the same server.
2.Distributed Database: A distributed database is an archive of information about the computers in a network.
3.Name Servers: A name server contains address information about other computers on the network. This information can be given to client computers that make a request to the name server.
4.Clients: A client requests information from the servers. In a domain name system, the client requests network addressing information from the name servers.
5.Resolver: A resolver provides clients with address information about other computers on the

 

Router 's Default Username's & Password's
 
 Router   IP Address   Username   Password 
 3Com  http://192.168.1.1  admin  admin
 Belkin  http://192.168.2.225    
 Billion  http://192.168.1.254  admin  admin
 Connexant  http://10.0.0.2  admin  conexant
 D-Link  http://192.168.0.1  admin  admin
 Draytech  http://192.168.1.1    
 Edimax  http://192.168.2.1    admin
 Fritz  http://fritz.box    
 Linksys  http://192.168.1.1  admin  admin
 Marconi  http://10.0.0.2  admin  administrator
 Marconi (POTS)  http://192.168.10.200  root  root
 Microsoft Broadband  http://192.168.2.1  admin  admin
 Netgear  http://192.168.0.1  admin  password
 Planet  http://10.0.0.2  admin  epicrouter
 Shiro  http://192.168.1.1  admin  admin
 Siemens  http://192.168.0.1    admin
 Sitecom  http://192.168.0.1  admin  admin
 SMC  http://192.168.2.50  admin  smcadmin
 Telkom  http://10.0.0.2  admin  admin
 TP-Link  http://192.168.1.1  admin  admin
 Trendnet  http://192.168.0.1  admin  password
 


 

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