Countless nights in the Philippines behind a laptop trying to figure out how to have stable connection from SmartBro. It was hair pulling experience!
Many have reported that SmartBro was found to be slow, laggy, and not functioning as they expected. There comes the day when the SmartBro connection just goes crappy and slow and another day it is blitzing fast (still not comparable with foreign internet speed).
Anyway, I thought that it might have something for me to play with, so I tried to find out how to access the SmartBro Canopy SM (subscriber module). Luckily, there are many guides on the internet on how to identify the IP address of the canopy.
However, these guides requires the canopy to be connected directly to the computer and not to a router. The canopy web interface can be accessed by running a simple command. If your canopy IP address starts with 10.x.x.x the following command need to be added to your started script in DD-WRT router.
ifconfig vlan1:2 10.1.0.0 netmask 255.0.0.0 broadcast 10.1.0.255
If you canopy IP address starts with 169.254.x.x then use this.
ifconfig vlan1:1 169.254.1.2 netmask 255.255.255.252 broadcast 169.254.1.255
In my case, the canopy IP address is 10.252.95.128. Simply enter this in the browser and voila, you got access to the canopy web interface. And that’s really it! Now I just need get the username and password without hard reset…