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RBR20: Slow backhaul

Spanky_Pants
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RBR20: Slow backhaul

RBR20 running firmware V2.5.1.16

RBW30 Orbi Satellite, firmware V2.5.0.4

 

Speeds to the RBR20, and from the RBR20 and Satellite (wireless) are all ~450mbps.

 

However, anything connected to the RBR20 backhaul ethernet port is limited to ~ 90mbps

 

Ruled out any cabling or switching possibilities. Slow backhaul also existed prior to updating firmware to V2.5.1.16

 

Any ideas on correcting the slow backhaul, or is this a known issue?

 

Model: RBR20|Orbi AC2200 Tri-band WiFi Router
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FURRYe38
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Re: RBR20: Slow backhaul

What is the distance between the router and satellite(s)? 30 feet or more is recommended in between RBR and RBS to begin with depending upon building materials when wirelessly connected.

 

Try enabling Beamforming and MIMO(MIMO may or may not be needed) and WMM. Under Advanced Tab/Advanced Settings/Wireless Settings
Not seen on Orbi AX.

Try disabling the following and see:
Armor, Circle, Daisy Chain, Fast Roaming, IPv6 and Set 20/40Mhz Coexistence to 40Mhz only. Set Short preamble instead of Long preamble modes. Save settings and reboot the router and satellite(s).

 

One User Experience/Configuration:
https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi/Most-Stable-Orbi-Configuration/m-p/1941087/highlight/true#M970...
https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi-AX/Community-FAQ-My-Orbi-speeds-are-slow-inconsistent-and-don-...

 

Has a power off for 1 minute then back on been performed since last update?
Has a factory reset and setup from scratch been performed since last FW update? 

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