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6 votes Vote

Allow people ordering BE lines to choose PPPoE or PPPoA

Unlike BT lines, where the end user can choose whether to do PPPoE or PPPoA on the line, BE lines can only do one or the other and currently all lines are ordered for PPPoA unless you know to ask for the order to be provided as PPPoE. Doubtless...
Tom Hughes, 25.01.2011, 09:45
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6 votes Vote

have an email to SMS gateway provided by A&A

A&A should provide an easy email to SMS gateway. Yes I know I could build one with a small script.
Michael Stevens, 21.06.2011, 12:45
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6 votes Vote

change the targets for a VOIP number depending on the active profile

Instead of just having a single profile that specifies when a set of targets are active and a backup number for when the profile isn't active I would like to be able to set a different set of targets for two (or more) profiles. For example, I...
Nathan Phillips, 14.11.2011, 13:11
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6 votes Vote

Announce planned engineering work clearly

There have been a lot of occasions in the past year where there has been "Planned" engineering work by AAISP that has either been unannounced or not announced obviously (i.e. in the status news section, or tagged on the end of an outage section)....
_aD, 17.12.2012, 22:41
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6 votes Vote

A 'reduced' Home::1 Type product (1/2 the Download to 25Gb, 1/2 the Price to £12.50)

Its austerity time 2013. It would be great to have the option to 'guarantee' the cost of my BB to a set fee, while having a bit of flexibility. Me : I use approx 20Gb per Month, on the standard usage-based tariff 3 teenagers in the...
BA, 15.05.2013, 13:53
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6 votes Vote

Failover to voiceless if sip registration fails

Currently I can route sip2sim via voiceless, which works fine but doesn't give me fine control over number screening etc., or I can run an asterisk server, but the downside is if my DSL drops out my mobile phone then stops working! I'd like a...
Tony Hoyle, 29.05.2014, 19:54
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6 votes Vote

Excess bandwidth trading

We have two Office::1 accounts, one which has little usage and one which frequently goes to the wire. It'd be nice to trade some of the excess bandwidth between the two accounts. As a wider idea, if someone has bought too many units and...
Tony Hoyle, 27.11.2015, 15:09
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6 votes Vote

API to query info about units tariff band now and get upcoming band change times

I'd like to have some kind of ultra-ultra-lightweight API that allows a client to query (i) which units-charging tariff band we are in at the current time together with the current download charging rate, and (ii) the times (unix time) of...
Cecil Ward, 18.12.2016, 00:48
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6 votes Vote

Set the "enable bitswap" option in the config for DLink DSL-320B-Z1 modems

Surely it's a really really bad thing this not being ticked? Am I wrong? (And might as well set the SRA option too just in case your service does support it.)
Cecil Ward, 27.03.2017, 06:15
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6 votes Vote

Customer adds note in log in clueless

If customers could add a comment record in the clueless log for a particular line, then that could be a reminder of the time a particular action was taken or an explanation which could benefit AA tech support. Example: "modem taken offline -...
Cecil Ward, 27.03.2017, 20:14
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6 votes Vote

Filter / rate limiting on line down / up events in clueless

Something went nutty a while ago and I got something like 50 emails containing down / up notifications back-to-back. Perhaps some filter with configurable parameters and sensible defaults to protect you. Sending hundreds of tweets / SMS / emails...
Response from the site administrator
aaisp, 28.03.2017
We do rate limit SMSs, and maybe Texts too, emails may not be rate limited on purpose though. That said, we are building a new notification system which should have more features, some info here: http://www.revk.uk/2017/03/keeping-customer-informed.html
Cecil Ward, 27.03.2017, 20:21
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6 votes Vote

Commission a new super modem

Commission the development of an extremely high-spec ADSL and VDSL2 modem, perhaps banding together with other ISPs eg through ISPA. Then you could exert some control over quality and have your ideal spec, and get bugs fixed in a timely fashion.
Cecil Ward, 04.04.2017, 21:01
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6 votes Vote

Chaos DNS API

It would be great to be able to create/update DNS records via Chaos or a similar API. The prevalence of Let's Encrypt certificates and the ability to automate verification with DNS API would make such a service very attractive, even if it was...
jamiem, 17.07.2018, 14:09
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5 votes Vote

Improve SMS notification of outages

Currently incident.aaisp.net lists all issues and info, this can be SMS'd to a mobile phone via the twitter feed for free however most of the messages are not related to the service we receive as they are country wide. Use targetting...
dabbishaw, 15.10.2010, 10:23
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Additional event logging for VoIP

With syslog enabled for voip, I only seem to have logs for incomming phone calls. It would be useful to have log entries for: * sucessful registrations * failed registrations * outbound phone calls
Ben RobertS, 12.06.2011, 15:58
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Use an IPv6 router

I've been looking for an IPv6 DSL router, and it looks like there is a reasonable consumer one. It's called a "FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270" - they have a (beta) IPv6 firmware http://www.avm.de/en/news/artikel/IPv6_Lab.html Is there any chance...
Richard Gadsden, 06.12.2010, 14:29
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5 votes Vote

Easier email alias management

It's painful to make changes to several aliases. Just being able to edit the whole lot in a multi-line text field would make a huge difference.
acorey, 04.03.2011, 23:16
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5 votes Vote

Have more ICMP ECHO targets 81.187.81.188, .189, .190 (etc)

For multi-WAN operation with failover, some firewall software (notably pfSense 2.0.1) needs to be able to ping a different IPs for each WAN link. This is particularly true where each upstream WAN link has the same next-hop IP (81.187.81.187)....
Martin Johnson, 02.01.2012, 13:32
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5 votes Vote

have the option for C&W backhaul on A&A

A&A currently provide the option to use BT or BE lines and there are rumours talktalk may be added to this. I'd like a wider range of options (both for choice and redundancy) and adding C&W to this list would allow a greater choice for customers...
Response from the site administrator
aaisp, 21.04.2015
We have been looking in to this.
tempest3k, 22.02.2013, 18:07
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5 votes Vote

place a monthly cap on my SIP trunk bill, for a number of reasons, but primarily to limit my financial risk in the event of a hack, without having to monitor it carefully.

Allow an account holder to set a hard cap on the monthly bill at which point the service cuts off, for SIP accounts.
Nick Moore, 18.03.2014, 13:42
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5 votes Vote

register an AAISP PSTN number to a third party SIP server.

It would be useful if there was scope to register to a third party SIP server for each pstn number I rent from AA. Inbound calls could ring the usual list of targets AA allow. I wouldn't need to route out via this but that would be cool too :)...
Response from the site administrator
aaisp, 22.04.2015
UPDATE: We are actually looking in to this.
Andy Newton, 25.03.2014, 19:22
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5 votes Vote

Make (?) wiki links on clueless open in a new window

Clicking a blue (?) wiki help link in clueless loads it in the same window, potentially losing the authenticated clueless session (eg closing the wiki page when done). Can these links be made to open in a new window (target="_blank") please?
chrisl, 01.04.2014, 20:24
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5 votes Vote

VoIP only ADSL

Would it be possible to sell low costs ADSL lines that are £5 or 10 a month for example that only have say 1GB of usage, and package them as "VoIP only line" ? I don't mean that the line shold be restricted to VoIP communication or to the...
Response from the site administrator
aaisp, 24.04.2015
Interesting idea... This would also be good for sites that do low level monitoring of equipment etc. Generally, with using ADSL/FTTC for VoIP, we'd suggest having multiple lines. We'll give it some thought.
jb, 24.04.2015, 07:56
4 comments
5 votes Vote

Automatically raise a fault within A & A when there is sustained dripping blood in clueless. Thresholds to be determined, hopefully variable.

Automatically raise a fault within A & A when there is sustained dripping blood in clueless. Thresholds to be determined, hopefully variable.
Cecil Ward, 28.03.2016, 06:27
1 comment
5 votes Vote

Choose what details added to IP address whois.

Allow customers to choose what details added to IP address whois look return. Although you could restrict to unique names to avoid passing off / trademark conflict etc. as well as rule that need to non no offensive etc. but just not defaulting to...
LB, 03.12.2016, 10:00
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5 votes Vote

A (non-functioning) demo mailbox for prospective email customers

If there were an ultra-easy web UI facility to allow access to a demo / dummy email mailbox - that is non-functioning, eg doesn't allow sending email - then prospective customers for email services would be able to check out the related UI within...
Cecil Ward, 03.03.2017, 16:28
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5 votes Vote

One or more dns entries pingable.aa.net.uk

or similar meaningful name as a first-hop within AA-land target for pinging, perhaps a cname to bottomless. Anyway, way you can change its target when you need to. As well, two additional cnames, ipv4.pingable and ipv6.pingable, say, to the same...
Cecil Ward, 09.03.2017, 08:51
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4 votes Vote

Greater control of L2TP logins

Dealer cap options are great, but would be nice to have a few extra options; cap at 10M, 20M, 50M, 100M respectively. Only reason I suggest this, is because I have come across some awkward devices that will not let you change/set line speeds...
grody, 23.10.2010, 17:02
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4 votes Vote

change the workding on https://www.s-s-l.co.uk/orderpage.cgi so that it's more obvious that it's for both broadband and "numbers"

At the moment, if you click "order noe" from telecomms, it takes you to the order page that only mentions broadband. If you then log in you get the option to choose "numbers", but it's not clear from the previous page that that will happen. I...
Response from the site administrator
aaisp, 15.11.2010
Thanks for feedback, this has been passed on to our web developers...
Steve Bowers, 10.11.2010, 06:54
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4 votes Vote

Hide auto-UP and auto-DOWN clueless logs

Whilst the auto-UP and auto-DOWN line entries are helpful, the logs of unstable lines can quickly fill with these and make it very difficult to find other entries. It would be useful to be able to hide these entries.
_aD, 14.03.2011, 09:06
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