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Smartlink or VPN when internet provider block all income port ?

Hi i setup a remote station in hard to reach location

unfortunately i found that seem that the only internet provider ( Telus) blocking all incoming

port and many popular outgoing port like 443 even anydesk/teamvier not work

so any idea ?



  • Ha Gei
    Ha Gei Member ✭✭✭

    Never tried , but maybe this is the solution.

    Softethernet as such works good with Smartsdr

    Harry DL9NDw

  • Gord-VA7GP
    Gord-VA7GP Member ✭✭

    Hi, @Marc Lalonde

    Telus may have all kinds of issues :-) but I think they are a "relatively normal" ISP. The simple fact that you can post here tells me they're not blocking outgoing ports. Yes, they've historically blocked you from running your own (web- , ftp - , smtp- and other) servers.

    But this is exactly what Smartlink was meant for! I think you will be happy, and have good support if you need that, from Flex.

    Your Flex radio will contact the Flex SmartLink server. Your client SmartSDR will contact the Flex SmartLink server. After the "matchmaking" is done, then Telus should mark all the traffis as "RELATED" and pass it all.

    In theory at least :-) Perhaps, if you're asking this question, leave the VPN idea alone, until later. Get SmartLink going and enjoy your radio.

  • Marc Lalonde
    Marc Lalonde Member ✭✭

    i at my QTH now whit Bell , but i look for solution before go back to remote site

    have run and manage many remote site before but it first time even anydesk not work

    and seem only solution it go whit telus commercial that unblock port but $$$$

    Quebec gov force it to put fiber on rural zone whit cap on price but seem it find a way to make more money ...

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