does my router connect to all external devices such as stations for wireless camera receivers?

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I'm trying to connect my router exede to the "Arlo" station but it doesn't not receive internet using an Ethernet cable. I want to know if the router is blocking the signal because its different than say connected to a television or xbox?
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cris palacios

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Posted 3 weeks ago

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Steve Frederick, Champion

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It should connect to any device that is capable of communicating via Ethernet, ir irelessly if so capable.
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Steve is right. I am unfamiliar with Arlo but it should work. 
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cris palacios

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Is it possible the configuration of the router doesn't match with the arlo station?
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Harvey Mueller

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The ViaSat router is not dual band and is set up to broadcast only on 2.4 GHz. Is Arlo perhaps trying to connect on 5 GHz?

Does Arlo device recognize that network is available and prompt you for password?
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Old Labs (VS1-329)

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Arlo's documentation suggests that ports 80 and 443 on your router must be open/forwarded  -  sorry can't be of much assistance on how to specifically do that with the Viasat modem/router combo devices  - suggests the Arlo base might have a small embedded web server in it since that's what those ports are typically used for (web server hosting) - it appears to all be driven from the cloud requiring one of their subscription levels - beware data usage if you get it working. 

FWIW, a ShieldsUp, https://www.grc.com/shieldsup, common port scan should tell you if they're open. 

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