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That's a thought David - it never occurred to me that a reboot option might be available in the router itself - I'll have to check.

The annoying thing is that if the dang ATT gateway could operate in bridge mode none of this would be an issue - but for some reason they don't allow that.

Jon P.

On Jul 5, 2022, at 4:14 PM, David Gibbs via MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 7/5/22 1:38 PM, Jon Paris wrote:
I'm having a problem with the internet at a remote location. Basic
issue appears to be that every time there is a power outage the
router comes up faster than the ATT gateway. As a result it doesn't
connect and I lose all access to router connected devices.
I can see on Amazon and elsewhere a range of devices that seem to
support power cycling but the reviews are incredibly mixed.
Anyone got any suggestions of power cycling devices that work for

I've had issues with my ASUS RT-AC5300 router (with merlin firmware) on occasion and have it setup to auto-reboot every 3rd day at 2am.

The only issue's I've encountered is that my work laptop complains that it get disconnected from the wifi.


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