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D-link Wireless-G Router Year Issue (Y2K-plus-13)

Published: 2013-01-05
Last Updated: 2013-01-05 22:20:18 UTC
by Guy Bruneau (Version: 1)
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We have received a report from Melvin indicating that he discovered an issue with a D-Link WBR-1310 Version D Release 4.13 router "expired" when a computer could no longer get a new lease from the router. According to D-Link's website, this router would no longer be supported after January 2012 and the year reset to 2002 (valid year is 2002-2012). The D-link router needs to be a DHCP-client to the ISP's DHCP-server. If you are still using this model, when the DHCP lease expires, your router will no longer be serving the correct date and will need to be replaced. DD-WRT isn't an option because this model isn't supported. If you have already already encountered this issue, let us know via our contact page.



Guy Bruneau IPSS Inc. gbruneau at isc dot sans dot edu

Keywords: DDlink WBR1310
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