AS533
Level 1: Cadet

Telstra arcadyan modem

“I can't seem to be able to edit names of connected devices showing in my WIFI or wired list. I'd like to clean them up and either:

 

*  rename them (so I can easily identify them)

*  remove them altogether

*  fill in missing info in the 'Hostnames' column

 

To clarify, I can see the MAC address of all my devices and the iP address of most of them but the 'Hostnames' are either missing, showing just a generic name/brand or need editing”

the above request was from a previous community member post - however I am having the exact same issues with the Telstra arcadyan modem. Can the above issues be addressed easily , or are they planned in a firmware update?

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SteveW_52
Level 22: Superhuman
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Re: Telstra arcadyan modem

Unfortunately, that can't be done as far as I am aware.

 

In many cases the 'Hostname' comes from what is set in the device itself - PC's. laptops etc. allow device names to be set in the OS (Windows 10, Settings, System, About for instance), Mobile devices are usually able to be 'named' as well - the setting for nameing for share/bluetooth for example. But some devices the name/id is set at the manufacturer - annoying I know.

 

I use the Fing app/program on my devices to get around the LH1000 limitations..

Stevo 52
Too many devices, probably an addict 🙂 also a tinkerer and developer of stuff..
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