The Thomson Gateway TG585v7 (also referred to as the 585v7) Bebox is manufactured by Thomson who describe it as a "Wireless Multi-User ADSL2+ Gateway". It is also an 802.11b/g wireless LAN access point with integrated ADSL, featuring an integrated 10/100Mb/s 4-port switch.
Download the CD for the 585v7 here: http://web.bethere.co.uk/usergroup/becd-585v7.zip
Instructions on how to put the 585v7 into Bridged mode here: https://avatar.bethere.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19220
Remote monitoring script (requires webserver/PHP) here: http://www.hattix.co.uk/bebox.php.txt
Product Name: TG585v7
Serial Number: CP0752SFBYM
Software Release: 126.96.36.199
Software Variant: BC
Boot Loader Version: 1.0.0
Product Code: 36315250
Board Name: CANT-P
To set-up the Thomson TG585v7 ADSL 2+ modem (your Be Box!), make sure it is connected, to your phone line and computer, as described in the Be Quick Start article. Then point your Browser to the Web address http://192.168.1.254 to display the Thomson modem's internal Home Page (see image right).
First time set-up
- Note: These instructions differ from the photocopied instructions supplied with Be Box
If this is the first time you are setting up the modem (ie. you don't yet have an Internet connection!), from the Thomson TG585v7 control panel Home Page, in the menu on the left, click "Thomson Gateway". Below the information on the section "Thomson Gateway", is another section "Pick a task...". Click on the link "Set Up", to launch the "Welcome to the Thomson Gateway Easy Setup" wizard in a pop-up menu. Click "Next" to go to the "Service Selection" page.
- Choose "Broadband - Static IP" if you have ordered a static IP addressing with your service
- Choose "Broadband - Multi IP" if you have dynamic IP addressing.
Static IP addressing is currently available with BE Pro service. You can check whether you have it, (a) By checking your Account information at the Be Member Centre, (b) In the set-up notes sent with the Be Box.
Click next to go the next appropriate screen
Be Broadband – Multi IP address
There is no further information to enter of you are using the default Dynamic IP addressing (alo called Multi IP). Click Next to go to the "Start configuration ?" screen, and click Start to begin the configuration process. After a couple of minutes, a screen will appear confirming set-up; click the Finish button to close the configuration window. You are now ready to surf the Internet.
Be Broadband – static IP address
If you chose "Broadband - Static IP", enter
- Your Static IP address (as supplied) If you have lost the information - ask for it in a ticket.
- Subnet mask (e.g. 255.255.252.0 Note that some customers have different subnet masks, check your one with the information supplied by BE, don't assume that it should be 255.255.255.0.). The screen says that this may also be called the Network mask; Be instructions actually call it the Wan NetMask.
- Gateway IP address (as supplied)
Click Next to go to the "DNS Settings" screen.
Be-supplied DNS OpenDNS Google DNS Primary DNS: 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 Secondary DNS: 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199
Click Next to go to the "Start configuration ?" screen, where you can review your settings. Click the Back button to amend any settings, or press the Start button to configure your modem. After a couple of minutes, a screen will appear confirming set-up; click the Finish button to close the configuration window. You are now ready to surf the Internet.
Saving your set-up
Once your Internet connection is working, it is recommended that you save your modem set-up:
- Display the Thomson modem's internal Home Page (http://192.168.1.254)
- From the menu on the left, click the "Thomson Gateway" menu item, and then "Configuration"
- From the "Pick a task..." section at the bottom of the screen, click "Save or Restore Configuration" to go the "Backup & Restore" screen.
- Click the "Backup Configuration Now" button, and save the configuration to your hard disk.
Should you ever need to, the "Restore Configuration Now" button will let you reload a previously saved configuration.
The top of the ADSL modem has five LED status lights:
*Green Solid on Power on, normal operation *Red Solid on Power on, self-test failed, indicating device malfunction *Amber Blinking Bootloader active (during upgrade) *Off Power off
*Green Blinking Ethernet activity * Solid on Ethernet connection, no activity *Off No Ethernet connection
*Green Blinking Wireless activity, WPA(2) encryption Solid on No wireless activity, WPA(2) encryption *Amber Blinking Wireless activity, WEP encryption Solid on No wireless activity, WEP encryption *Red Blinking Wireless activity, no security Solid on No wireless activity, no security *Red/green Toggling Wireless client registration phase *Off WLAN disabled
*Green Blinking Pending DSL line synchronisation Solid on DSL line synchronised *Off No DSL line
*Green Blinking Internet activity Solid on Internet connectivity, no activity *Red Solid on Internet connection setup failed *Off No Internet connection
DNS Setup for Dynamic IP Users
If you have a Dynamic IP, you won't see the DNS Settings page within the web interface during setup. See the DNS CLI article for more information.
- THOMSON TG585 v7 at Thomson Broadband Partners website, including the following guides (in PDF, but not viewable in your Browser):
- CLI Reference Guide (Command line interface)
- Application Notes
- Set-up and User Guide
- Configuration guides:
- Ethernet Configuration Guide (PDF, 2.03M - 10/28/2008)
- Ethernet QoS Configuration Guide (PDF, 1.48M - 10/28/2008)
- ATM QoS Configuration Guide (PDF, 1.32M - 10/28/2008)
- VLAN Configuration Guide (PDF, 1.54M - 10/28/2008)
- IPQoS Configuration Guide (PDF, 2.91M - 10/28/2008)
- Stateful Inspection Firewall Configuration Guide (PDF, 1.95M - 10/28/2008)
- TR-069 Configuration Guide (PDF, 3.38M - 10/28/2008)