D-Link DIR-645 User Manual

Preface
D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization
of such revisions or changes.
Manual Revisions
Revision
Date
1.0
June 02, 2011
Description
DIR-645 Revision A1 with firmware version 1.00
Trademarks
D-Link and the D-Link logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States or other countries.
All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Copyright © 2011 by D-Link Systems, Inc.
All rights reserved. This publication may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without prior expressed written permission from D-Link Systems, Inc.
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Table of Contents
Preface.................................................................................. i
Manual Revisions................................................................. i
Trademarks....................................................................................... i
Table of Contents................................................................ ii
Product Overview............................................................... 1
Package Contents.......................................................................... 1
System Requirements.................................................................. 2
About this Product........................................................................ 3
Features............................................................................................. 3
Hardware Overview...................................................................... 4
Front Panel............................................................................... 4
Back Panel................................................................................ 5
Bottom Panel........................................................................... 6
Hardware Installation........................................................ 7
Before You Begin............................................................................ 7
Wireless Installation Considerations....................................... 8
Connect to Cable/DSL/Satellite Modem............................... 9
Configuration....................................................................10
Web-based Configuration Utility...........................................10
Setup Wizard.................................................................................11
Internet Connection......................................................11
Internet Connection(Setup Wizard)..............................12
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Manual Configuration........................................................19
Wireless Settings..................................................................28
Network Settings.................................................................36
IPv6...........................................................................................40
Advanced Category....................................................................62
Virtual Server.........................................................................63
Port Forwarding...................................................................65
Application Rules.................................................................66
QoS Engine............................................................................67
Network Filter.......................................................................69
Access Control......................................................................70
Website Filter.........................................................................73
Parental Control...................................................................74
Inbound Filter.......................................................................75
Firewall Settings...................................................................76
Routing....................................................................................78
Advanced Wireless..............................................................79
Wi-Fi Protected Setup........................................................80
Advanced Network.............................................................82
DLNA Settings.......................................................................84
iTunes Server.........................................................................85
Guest Zone.............................................................................86
IPv6 Firewall...........................................................................87
IPv6 Routing..........................................................................88
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Tools Category..............................................................................89
Admin......................................................................................90
Time..........................................................................................92
Syslog.......................................................................................93
Email Settings.......................................................................94
System.....................................................................................96
Firmware.................................................................................97
Dynamic DNS........................................................................98
System Check..................................................................... 101
Schedules............................................................................ 102
Status Category......................................................................... 103
Device Info.......................................................................... 104
Logs....................................................................................... 106
Statistics............................................................................... 107
Internet Sessions............................................................... 108
Wireless................................................................................ 108
IPv6........................................................................................ 109
IPv6 Routing....................................................................... 109
Support Category..................................................................... 110
Networking Basics.................................................................... 115
Connect to a Wireless Network........................................... 117
Using Window 7................................................................ 117
Using Window 7 and WPS.............................................. 119
Using Window Vista......................................................... 122
Using Window XP............................................................. 124
Troubleshooting.............................................................125
Technical Specifications.................................................127
Knowledge Base.............................................................111
Wireless Basics........................................................................... 111
Wireless Modes.......................................................................... 113
Wireless Security....................................................................... 114
What is WPA?...................................................................... 114
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Section 1 - Product Overview
Product Overview
Package Contents
Check for the supplied accessories below:
DIR-645 Wireless N Router with SmartBeamTM technology
Power Adapter
Ethernet Cable
CD-ROM (with installation software and manuals)
Quick Installation Guide
Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the product, will cause damage and void the warranty for
this product.
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System Requirements
Network Requirements
• An Ethernet-based Cable or DSL modem
• IEEE 802.11n or 802.11g wireless clients
• 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Computer with the following:
• Windows®, Macintosh, or Linux-based operating system
• An installed Ethernet adapter
Web-based Configuration
Utility Requirements
Browser Requirements:
• Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
• Chrome 2.0 or higher
• Firefox 3.0 or higher
• Safari 3.0 or higher (with Java 1.3.1 or higher)
Windows® Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java
installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version.
CD Installation Wizard
Requirements
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Computer with the following:
• Windows® 7, Vista®, or XP with Service Pack 2
• An installed Ethernet adapter
• CD-ROM drive
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About this Product
This user’s guide provides a wonderful insight into the functionality of the product called the D-Link DIR-645 Wireless Internet
Router. This guide is based on the current running firmware/software version available for this product and might touch on
some new and exciting topics never seen on this product line before providing a rewarding reading experience and in the
end acts as a guide when installing and maintaining this product.
Features
The D-Link DIR-645 Wireless N Router with SmartBeamTM technology is packed with a load of features. Most of these features
are what is expected from an Internet Wireless router, and then there are the features that are unique to D-Link products.
• Compatible with 802.11g Devices - The DIR-645 is still fully compatible with the IEEE 802.11g standard, so it can connect with
existing 802.11g PCI, USB and Cardbus adapters.
• Advanced Firewall Features - The Web-based user interface displays a number of advanced network management features
including:
• Content Filtering - Easily applied content filtering based on MAC Address, URL, and/or Domain Name.
• Filter Scheduling - These filters can be scheduled to be active on certain days or for a duration of hours or minutes.
• Secure Multiple/Concurrent Sessions - The DIR-645 can pass through VPN sessions. It supports multiple and
concurrent IPSec and PPTP sessions, so users behind the DIR-655 can securely access corporate networks.
• User-friendly Setup Wizard - Through its easy-to-use Web-based user interface, the DIR-645 lets you control what information
is accessible to those on the wireless network, whether from the Internet or from your company’s server. Configure your router to
your specific settings within minutes.
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Hardware Overview
Front Panel
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3
4
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Internet Light
A solid green light indicates that the Internet connection negotiation has successfully been completed.
2
Wireless Light
A solid green light indicates the device is ready to link up.
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Press the WPS button for 1 second to initiate the WPS process. The button will flash green while a
WPS Light and Button WPS connection is being established. The button will light green for 5 seconds if a successful WPS
connection has been made.
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Power Light Button
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Press the button to power on the device. The LED lights solid green to indicate the power is on. Press
the button again to turn it off.
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Back Panel
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USB
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Internet Port
3
Ethernet Ports
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Power Receptor
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Use this port to connect a USB 2.0 printer or a Storage Device.
The Internet (WAN) port can be used for connections like a DSL/Cable modem.
The four LAN ports can be used for 10/100/1000Mbps LAN connections.
Receptor for the supplied power adapter.
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Bottom Panel
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Reset Button
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Press the button to restore the device to its original factory default settings.
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Section 2 - Hardware Installation
Hardware Installation
This section will walk you through the installation process. Placement of the router is very important. Do not place the router in an enclosed area
such as a closet, cabinet, attic or garage.
Before You Begin
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The router is designed for use with the Ethernet port on your broadband modem. If you were using the USB connection before using
the router, you must turn off your modem and disconnect the USB cable. Connect an Ethernet cable to the WAN/Internet port on
the router, and then turn the modem back on. In some cases, you may need to call your ISP to change your connection type (USB to
Ethernet).
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If you have DSL and are connecting via PPPoE, be sure to disable or uninstall any PPPoE software such as WinPoet, Broadjump, or
Enternet 300 from your computer. Otherwise you will not be able to connect to the Internet.
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When running the Setup Wizard from the D-Link CD, make sure your computer is connected to the Internet and is online, otherwise
the wizard will not work. If you have disconnected any hardware, first re-connect your computer to the modem and make sure you are
online.
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Wireless Installation Considerations
The router lets you access your network using a wireless connection from virtually anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network.
Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may
limit the range. Ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or office. The key to
maximizing the wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines:
1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link router and other network devices to a minimum. Each wall or
ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3 to 90 feet (1 to 30 meters.) Position your devices so that the number of walls
and/or ceilings is minimized.
2. Be aware of the direct line between network devices. A wall that is 1.5 feet thick (0.5 meters), at a 45-degree angle appears to
be almost 3 feet (1 meter) thick. At a 2-degree angle it looks over 42 feet (14 meters) thick. Position devices so that the signal
will travel straight through a wall or ceiling (instead of at an angle) for better reception.
3. Try to position access points, wireless routers, and computers so that the signal passes through open doorways and drywall.
Materials such as glass, metal, brick, insulation, concrete and water can affect wireless performance. Large objects such as fish
tanks, mirrors, file cabinets, metal doors and aluminum studs may also have a negative effect on range.
4. Keep your product at least 3 to 6 feet (1-2 meters) away from electrical devices or appliances that generate RF noise.
5. If you are using 2.4GHz cordless phones, make sure that the 2.4GHz phone base is as far away from your wireless device as
possible. The base transmits a signal even if the phone in not in use. In some cases, cordless phones, X-10 wireless devices, and
electronic equipment such as ceiling fans, fluorescent lights, and home security systems may dramatically degrade wireless
connectivity.
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Connect to Cable/DSL/Satellite Modem
If you are connecting the router to a Cable/DSL/Satellite Modem, please follow the steps below:
1. Place the router in an open and central location. Do not plug the power adapter into the router.
2. Turn the power off on your modem. If there is no on/off switch, unplug the modem’s power adapter. Shut down your computer.
3. Unplug the Ethernet cable (that connects your computer to your modem) from your computer and place it into the Internet
port on the router.
4. Plug an Ethernet cable into one of the LAN ports on the router. Plug the other end into the Ethernet port on your computer.
5. Turn on or plug in your modem. Wait for the modem to boot (about 30 seconds).
6. Plug the power adapter into the router and connect to an outlet or power strip. Wait about 30 seconds for the router to boot
up.
7. Turn on your computer.
8. Verify that the Power LED on the router are lit. If the Power LED does not light up, make sure your computer, modem, and
router are powered, on and verify that the cables connected correctly.
9. In a later section in this manual we’ll discuss the Web GUI configuration of the router in more detail..
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Configuration
This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless router using the web-based configuration utility.
Web-based Configuration Utility
To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser such as Internet
Explorer and enter the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1).
You may also connect using the NetBIOS name in the address bar
(http://dlinkrouter).
Select Admin from the drop-down menu and then enter your password.
The password is left blank by default.
If you get a Page Cannot be Displayed error, please refer to the
Troubleshooting section for assistance.
Log into the Router as follows:
• Select the ADMIN option from the drop-down menu and then enter
your password. By default the password field is blank.
• Click the Login button to log into the Router.
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Setup Wizard
Internet Connection
Click Internet Connection Setup Wizard to quickly configure your
router. Skip to the next page.
If you want to enter your settings without running the wizard, click
Manual Configuration and skip to page 20.
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Internet Connection(Setup Wizard)
When configuring the router for the first time, we recommend that
you click use the Internet Connection Setup Wizard, and follow the
instructions on the screen. This wizard is designed to assist user with a
quick and easy method to configure the Internet Connectivity of this
router.
Anytime during the Internet Connection Setup Wizard, the user can
click on the Cancel button to discard any changes made and return to
the main Internet page. Also the user can click on the Prev button, to
return to the previous window for re-configuration.
This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure
your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet.
Click Next to continue.
Step 1: Set Your Password
By default, the D-Link Router does not have a password configured for
administrator access to the Web-based configuration pages. To secure
your new networking device, please enter and verify a password in the
spaces provided. The two passwords must match.
Click Next to continue.
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Step 2: Select Your Time Zone
Select the appropriate time zone for your location. This information is
required to configure the time-based options for the router.
Click Next to continue.
Step 3: Internet Connection
Here the user will be able to configure the Internet Connectivity used
by this device. If your ISP connection is listed in the drop-down menu
select it and click Next. If your ISP connection is not listed then you
can proceed to select any of the other manual Internet Connection
methods listed below.
Dynamic IP Choose this if your Internet connection
Address: automatically provides you with an IP Address.
Most Cable Modems use this type of connection.
PPPoE: Choose this option if your Internet connection
requires a PPPoE username and password to
get online. Most DSL modems use this type of
connection.
PPTP: Choose this option if your Internet connection
requires a PPTP username and password to get
online.
L2TP: Choose this option if your Internet connection
requires an L2TP username and password to get
online.
Static IP Address: Choose this option if your Internet Setup Provider
provided you with IP Address information that has
to be manually configured.
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Step 3: Internet Connection (Dynamic IP Address)
After selecting the Dynamic IP Address Internet connection method,
the following page will appear.
MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of the Internet gateway
(plugged into the Internet port of this device) here.
Clone Button: If the configuration PC also acts as the Internet
gateway, then click on the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to copy the PC’s MAC address into
the space provided. If you’re not sure, leave the
MAC Address field blank.
Host Name: Enter the host name used here. You may also need
to provide a Host Name. If you do not have or
know this information, please contact your ISP.
Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Address:
Secondary DNS Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional
Address: Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability.
Click Next to continue.
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Step 3: Internet Connection (PPPoE)
After selecting the PPPoE Internet connection method, the following
page will appear:
Address Mode: Here the user can specify whether this Internet
connection requires the use of a Dynamic or Static
IP address. PPPoE usually requires a Dynamic IP
configuration.
IP Address: Enter the PPPoE IP address used here. This option
is only available if Static IP is selected.
User Name: Enter the PPPoE account user name used here.
This information is given by the ISP.
Password: Enter the PPPoE account password used here. This
information is given by the ISP.
Verify Password: Re-enter the PPPoE account password used here.
Service Name: This optional field enables the user to enter a
service name to identify this Internet connection
here.
Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Address:
Click Next to continue.
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Step 3: Internet Connection (PPTP)
After selecting the PPTP Internet connection method, the following page
will appear:
Address Mode: Here the user can specify whether this Internet
connection requires the use of a Dynamic or
Static IP address. PPTP usual requires a Dynamic
IP configuration.
PPTP IP Address: Enter the PPTP IP address used here. This option is
only available if Static IP is selected.
PPTP Subnet Enter the PPTP Subnet Mask used here.
Mask:
PPTP Gateway IP Enter the PPTP Gateway IP address used here.
Address:
PPTP Server IP Enter the PPTP Server IP address used here. This is
Address: normally the same a the PPTP Gateway IP address.
User Name: Enter the PPTP username used here.
Password: Enter the PPTP password used here.
Verify Password: Re-enter the PPTP password used here.
Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Address:
Secondary DNS Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional
Address: Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability.
Click Next to continue.
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Step 3: Internet Connection (L2TP)
After selecting the L2TP Internet connection method, the following
page will appear:
Address Mode: Here the user can specify whether this Internet
connection requires the use of a Dynamic or
Static IP address. L2TP usual requires a Dynamic IP
configuration.
L2TP IP Address: Enter the L2TP IP address used here. This option is
only available if Static IP is selected.
L2TP Subnet Enter the L2TP Subnet Mask used here.
Mask:
L2TP Gateway IP Enter the L2TP Gateway IP address used here.
Address:
L2TP Server IP Enter the L2TP Server IP address used here. This is
Address: normally the same a the L2TP Gateway IP address.
User Name: Enter the L2TP username used here.
Password: Enter the L2TP password used here.
Verify Password: Re-enter the L2TP password used here.
Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Address:
Secondary DNS Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional
Address: Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability.
Click Next to continue.
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Step 3: Internet Connection (Static IP Address)
After selecting the Static IP Address Internet connection method, the
following page will appear:
IP Address: Enter the Static IP address provided by the ISP
here.
Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask provided by the ISP here.
Gateway Enter the Gateway IP address provided by the ISP
Address: here.
Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Address:
Secondary DNS Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This
Address: field is normally optional. Only one DNS address
is required for a functional Internet connection,
but using a second DNS address provides more
stability.
Click Next to continue.
Setup Complete!
This is the last page of the Internet Connection Setup Wizard.
Click the Connect button to save your settings.
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Manual Configuration
On this page the user can configure the Internet Connection settings
manually. To access the Manual Internet Connection Setup page, click
on the Manual Internet Connection Setup button. On this page there
a multiple parameters that can be configured regarding the Internet
Connection setup. We’ll discuss them from top to bottom.
At any given point the user can save the configuration done by clicking
on the Save Settings button. If you choose to discard the changes
made, click on the Don’t Save Settings button.
Internet Connection Type
In this section, the user can select from a list of Internet Connection
types that can be configured and used on this router. Options to choose
from are Static IP, Dynamic IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, and DS-Lite.
After selecting a specific Internet Connection type, this page will
automatically refresh and provide unique fields to configure related to
the specified Internet Connection type.
My Internet Connection is: Dynamic IP (DHCP)
The default WAN configuration for this router is Dynamic IP (DHCP). This
option allows the router to obtain an IP address automatically from the
device that is connected to the Internet port.
Note: If you’re not sure about the type of Internet Connection you have,
please contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for assistance.
Host Name: The Host Name is optional but may be required by
some ISPs. Leave blank if you are not sure.
Use Unicasting: Tick this option if you ISP uses the unicast method
to provide IP addresses.
Primary DNS: Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
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Secondary DNS: Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional
Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability.
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1500 is the
default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. It is not
recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card.
My Internet Connection is: Static IP
Another Internet Connection type is Static IP. This option allows the user
to manually configure the Static IP Internet Connection type. Normally
the information entered will be supplied by your ISP.
IP Address: Enter the Static IP address provided by the ISP
here.
Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask provided by the ISP here.
Default Enter the Gateway IP address provided by the ISP
Gateway: here.
Primary DNS: Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Secondary DNS: Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This
field is normally optional. Only one DNS address
is required for a functional Internet connection,
but using a second DNS address provides more
stability.
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to
change the MTU for optimal performance with
your specific ISP. 1500 is the default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. It is not
recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card.
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My Internet Connection is: PPPoE (Username/Password)
Another Internet Connection type is PPPoE. This option is typically used if you have a DSL Internet Connection. Make sure to remove the PPPoE
software installed on your computer first before using this connection type. Most of the information needed for this connection type is provided
to you by your ISP.
Address Mode: Here the user can specify whether this Internet
connection requires the use of a Dynamic or Static
IP address. PPPoE usually requires a Dynamic IP
configuration.
IP Address: Enter the PPPoE IP address used here. This option
is only available if Static IP is selected.
Username: Enter the PPPoE account user name used here.
This information is given by the ISP.
Password: Enter the PPPoE account password used here. This
information is given by the ISP.
Verify Password: Re-enter the PPPoE account password used here.
Service Name: This optional field enables the user to enter a
service name to identify this Internet connection
here.
Reconnect Use the radio buttons to specify the reconnect
Mode: mode. The user can specify a custom schedule
or specify the On Demand, or Manual option. To
specify a custom schedule, use the drop-down
menu to select one of the schedules that has been
defined in the Schedules page. To create a new
schedule, click the New Schedule button to open
the Schedules page. Schedules will be discussed
later.
Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity.
Time:
DNS Mode: This option allow the router to obtain the DNS IP addresses from the ISP, when Receive DNS from ISP is selected, or allows the
user to enter DNS IP address manually, when Enter DNS Manually is selected.
Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Server:
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Secondary DNS Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional
Server: Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability.
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the
default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. It is not
recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card.
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My Internet Connection is: PPTP (Username/Password)
Another Internet Connection type is PPTP. This option is typically used if you have a secure DSL Internet Connection. Most of the information
needed for this connection type is provided to you by your ISP.
Address Mode: Here the user can specify whether this Internet
connection requires the use of a Dynamic or
Static IP address. PPTP usually requires a Dynamic
IP configuration.
PPTP IP Address: Enter the PPTP IP address used here. This option is
only available if Static IP is selected.
PPTP Subnet Enter the PPTP Subnet Mask used here.
Mask:
PPTP Gateway IP Enter the PPTP Gateway IP address used here.
Address:
PPTP Server IP Enter the PPTP Server IP address used here. This is
Address: normally the same a the PPTP Gateway IP address.
Username: Enter the PPTP username used here.
Password: Enter the PPTP password used here.
Verify Password: Re-enter the PPTP password used here.
Reconnect Use the radio buttons to specify the reconnect
Mode: mode. The user can specify a custom schedule
or specify the On Demand, or Manual option. To
specify a custom schedule, use the drop-down
menu to select one of the schedules that has been
defined in the Schedules page. To create a new
schedule, click the New Schedule button to open
the Schedules page. Schedules will be discussed
later.
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Maximum Idle
Time:
Primary DNS
Server:
Secondary DNS
Server:
MTU:
Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature,
enable Auto-reconnect.
Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional
Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability.
Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1400 is the
default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. It is not
recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card.
My Internet Connection is: L2TP (Username/Password)
Another Internet Connection type is L2TP. This option is typically used
if you have a secure DSL Internet Connection. Most of the information
needed for this connection type is provided to you by your ISP.
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Address Mode: Here the user can specify whether this Internet
connection requires the use of a Dynamic or
Static IP address. L2TP usual requires a Dynamic IP
configuration.
L2TP IP Address: Enter the L2TP IP address used here. This option is
only available if Static IP is selected.
L2TP Subnet Enter the L2TP Subnet Mask used here.
Mask:
L2TP Gateway IP Enter the L2TP Gateway IP address used here.
Address:
L2TP Server IP Enter the L2TP Server IP address used here. This is
Address: normally the same a the L2TP Gateway IP address.
Username: Enter the L2TP username used here.
Password: Enter the L2TP password used here.
Verify Password: Re-enter the L2TP password used here.
Reconnect Use the radio buttons to specify the reconnect
Mode: mode. The user can specify a custom schedule
or specify the On Demand, or Manual option. To
specify a custom schedule, use the drop-down
menu to select one of the schedules that has been
defined in the Schedules page. To create a new
schedule, click the New Schedule button to open
the Schedules page. Schedules will be discussed
later.
Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature,
Time: enable Auto-reconnect.
Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS IP address used here.
Server:
Secondary DNS Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional
Server: Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability.
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MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1400 is the
default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. It is not
recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card.
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My Internet Connection is: DS-Lite)
Another Internet Connection type is DS-Lite.
After selecting DS-Lite, the following parameters will be available for
configuration:
DS-Lite Select the DS-Lite DHCPv6 Option to let the router
Configuration: allocate the AFTR IPv6 address automatically.
Select the Manual Configuration to enter the
AFTR IPv6 address in manually.
AFTR IPv6 After selecting the Manual Configuration option
Address: above, the user can enter the AFTR IPv6 address
used here.
B4 IPv4 Address: Enter the B4 IPv4 address value used here.
WAN IPv6 Once connected, the WAN IPv6 address will be
Address: displayed here.
IPv6 WAN Once connected, the IPv6 WAN Default Gateway
Default Gateway address will be displayed here.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Wireless Settings
On this page the user can configure the Wireless settings for this device.
There are 3 ways to configure Wireless using this router. Firstly, the user
can choose to make use for the quick and easy Wireless Connection
Setup Wizard. Secondly, the user can choose to make use Wi-Fi Protected
Setup. Lastly, the user can configure the Wireless settings manually.
Wireless Settings: Wireless Connection Setup Wizard
The Wireless Connection Setup Wizard is specially designed to assist
basic network users with a simple, step-by-step set of instructions to
configure the wireless settings of this router. It is highly recommended
to customized the wireless network settings to fit into your environment
and to add higher security.
To initiate the Wireless Connection Setup Wizard click on the Wireless
Connection Setup Wizard button.
Step 1: In this step, the user must enter a custom Wireless Network
Name or SSID . Enter the new SSID name in the appropriate space
provided. Secondly the user can choose between two wireless security
wizard configurations. The user can select ‘Automatically assign a
network key’, by which the router will automatically generate a WPA/
WPA2 pre-shared key using the TKIP and AES encryption methods; or
the user can select ‘Manually assign a network key’, by which the user
will be prompt to manually enter a WPA/WPA2 pre-shared key using the
TKIP and AES encryption methods.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page.
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Step 2: This step will only be available if the user selected ‘Manually
assign a network key’ in the previous step. Here the user can manually
enter the WPA/WPA2 pre-shared key in the Wireless Security Password
space provided. The key entered must be between 8 and 63 characters
long. Remember, this key will be used when wireless clients wants to
connect to this device. So please remember this key to prevent future
troubleshooting.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page.
Setup Complete: On this page the user can view the configuration
made and verify whether they are correct.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Cancel button to discard the changes made and return to the main
wireless page. Click on the Save button to accept the changes made.
After click the Save button the device will save the settings made and
return to the main wireless page.
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Wireless Settings: Wi-Fi Protected Setup Wizard
If your Wireless Clients support the WPS connection method, this Wi-Fi
Protected Setup Wizard can be used to initiate a wireless connection
between this device and Wireless clients with a simple click of the WPS
button. The Wi-Fi Protected Setup Wizard is specially designed to assist
basic network users with a simple, step-by-step set of instructions to
connect wireless clients to this router using the WPS method.
To initiate the Wi-Fi Protected Setup Wizard click on the Add Wireless
Device with WPS button.
Step 1: In this step the user have two options to choose from. You
can choose Auto if the wireless client supports WPS, or Manual if the
wireless client does not support WPS.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page.
Step 2: After selecting Auto, the following page will appear. There are
two ways to add a wireless device, that supports WPS. Firstly, there is the
Personal Identification Number (PIN) method. Using this method will
prompt the user to enter a PIN code. This PIN code should be identical
on the wireless client. Secondly, there is the Push Button Configuration
(PBC) method. Using this method will allow the wireless client to
connect to this device by similarly pressing the PBC button on it.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page.
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Step 2: After selecting Manual, the following page will appear. On this
page to user can view the wireless configuration of this router. The
wireless clients should configure their wireless settings to be identical
to the settings displayed on this page for a successful connection. This
option is for wireless clients that can’t use the WPS method to connect
to this device.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page. Click
on the Wireless Status button to navigate to the Status > Wireless page
to view what wireless client are connected to this device.
Wireless Settings: Manual Wireless Network Setup
The manual wireless network setup option allows users to configure
the wireless settings of this device manually. This option is for the more
advanced user and includes all parameters that can be configured for
wireless connectivity.
To initiate the Manual Wireless Setup page, click on the Manual Wireless
Connection Setup button.
On this page the user can configure all the parameters related to the
wireless connectivity of this router.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Wireless Band: Displays the wireless band being configured. In
this option we find that the following parameters
will be regarding the 2.4GHz band.
Enable Wireless: Check the box to enable the wireless function. If
you do not want to use wireless, uncheck the box
to disable all the wireless functions. Select the time
frame that you would like your wireless network
enabled. The schedule may be set to Always. Any
schedule you create will be available in the dropdown menu. Click New Schedule to create a new
schedule.
Wireless The Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name of
Network Name: your wireless network. Create a name using up to
32 characters. The SSID is case-sensitive. Enable
Auto Channel
802.11 Mode: Here the user can manually select the preferred frequency band to use for this wireless network.
Enable Auto The auto channel selection setting can be selected to allow this device to choose the channel with the least amount of
Channel Scan: interference.
Wireless By default the channel is set to 1. The Channel can be changed to fit the channel setting for an existing wireless network or to
Channel: customize the wireless network. If you enable Auto Channel Selection, this option will be greyed out.
Transmission Select the transmit rate. It is strongly suggested to select Best (Automatic) for best performance.
Rate:
Channel Width: When using the 802.11n frequency band, the user have an option to choose between a 20MHz or 20/40MHz bandwidth.
Visibility Status: The Invisible option allows you to hide your wireless network. When this option is set to Visible, your wireless network name
is broadcasted to anyone within the range of your signal. If you are not using encryption then they could connect to your
network. When Invisible mode is enabled, you must enter the Wireless Network Name (SSID) on the client manually to connect
to the network.
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By default the wireless security of this router will be disabled. In this
next option the user can enabled or disable wireless security for the
frequency band 2.4GHz. There are two types of encryption that can be
used. WEP or WPA/WPA2.
Wireless Security Mode: WEP
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is the most basic form of encryption
that can be used for wireless networks. Even though it is known as a
‘weak’ security method, it is better than no security at all. Older wireless
adapter sometimes only supports WEP encryption and thus we still find
this encryption method used today.
WEP Key Length: Here the user can specify to either use a 64Bit or a
128Bit encrypted key.
Authentication: Authentication is a process by which the router
verifies the identity of a network device that is
attempting to join the wireless network. There
are two types authentication for this device when
using WEP. Open System allows all wireless devices
to communicate with the router before they are
required to provide the encryption key needed to
gain access to the network. Shared Key requires
any wireless device attempting to communicate
with the router to provide the encryption key
needed to access the network before they are
allowed to communicate with the router.
WEP Key 1: Enter the WEP key used here. For 64-bit keys you must enter 10 hex digits into each key box. For 128-bit keys you must enter
26 hex digits into each key box. A hex digit is either a number from 0 to 9 or a letter from A to F. You may also enter any text
string into a WEP key box, in which case it will be converted into a hexadecimal key using the ASCII values of the characters.
A maximum of 5 text characters can be entered for 64-bit keys, and a maximum of 13 characters for 128-bit keys.
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Wireless Security Mode: WPA-Personal
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is the most advanced and up to date
wireless encryption method used today. This is the recommended
wireless security option. WPA supports two authentication frameworks.
Personal (PSK) and Enterprise (EAP). Personal requires only the use of a
pass-phrase (Shared Secret) for security.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
WPA Mode: WPA is the older standard; select this option if
the clients that will be used with the router only
support the older standard. WPA2 is the newer
implementation of the stronger IEEE 802.11i
security standard. With the “WPA2” option, the
router tries WPA2 first, but falls back to WPA if the
client only supports WPA. With the “WPA2 Only”
option, the router associates only with clients that
also support WPA2 security.
Cipher Type: Select the appropriate cipher type to use here.
Options to choose from are Temporal Key Integrity
Protocol (TKIP), Advanced Encryption Standard
(AES), and Both (TKIP and AES).
Group Key Enter the amount of time before the group key
Update Interval: used for broadcast and multicast data is changed.
Pre-Shared Key: Enter the shared secret used here. This secret
phrase needs to be the same on all of the wireless
clients for them to be able to connect to the
wireless network successfully.
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Wireless Security Mode: WPA-Personal
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is the most advanced and up to date
wireless encryption method used today. This is the recommended
wireless security option. WPA supports two authentication frameworks.
Personal (PSK) and Enterprise (EAP). Personal requires only the use of a
pass-phrase (Shared Secret) for security.
WPA Mode: WPA is the older standard; select this option if
the clients that will be used with the router only
support the older standard. WPA2 is the newer
implementation of the stronger IEEE 802.11i
security standard. With the “WPA2” option, the
router tries WPA2 first, but falls back to WPA if the
client only supports WPA. With the “WPA2 Only”
option, the router associates only with clients that
also support WPA2 security.
Cipher Type: Select the appropriate cipher type to use here.
Options to choose from are Temporal Key Integrity
Protocol (TKIP), Advanced Encryption Standard
(AES), and Both (TKIP and AES).
Group Key Enter the amount of time before the group key
Update Interval: used for broadcast and multicast data is changed.
RADIUS Server IP When the user chooses to use the EAP
Address: authentication framework, the RADIUS server’s IP
address can be entered here.
RADIUS Server When the user chooses to use the EAP
Port: authentication framework, the RADIUS server’s
port number can be entered here.
RADIUS Server Enter the shared secret used here. This secret
Shared Secret: phrase needs to be the same on all of the wireless
clients for them to be able to connect to the
wireless network successfully.
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Network Settings
On this page the user can configure the internal network settings of the router and also able to configure the built-in DHCP server to assign IP
addresses to computers on the network. The IP address that is configured here is the IP address that is used to access the Web-based management
interface. If you change the IP address in this section, you may need to adjust your PC’s network settings to access the network again.
Router IP Enter the IP address of the router. The default IP
Address: address is 192.168.0.1. If you change the IP address,
once you click Apply, you will need to enter the
new IP address in your browser to get back into
the configuration utility.
Default Subnet Enter the Subnet Mask. The default subnet mask is
Mask: 255.255.255.0.
Host Name: Enter a Host Name to identify this device.
Local Domain Enter the local domain name used here. (Optional).
Name:
Enable DNS Uncheck the box to transfer the DNS server
Relay: information from your ISP to your computers. If
checked, your computers will use the router for a
DNS server.
DHCP Server Settings
DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. This device has a built-in DHCP server. The DHCP Server will automatically assign an IP address
to the computers on the LAN/private network. Be sure to set your computers to be DHCP clients by setting their TCP/IP settings to “Obtain an IP
Address Automatically.” When you turn your computers on, they will automatically load the proper TCP/IP settings provided by the router. The
DHCP Server will automatically allocate an unused IP address from the IP address pool to the requesting computer. You must specify the starting
and ending address of the IP address pool.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable DHCP Check this box to enable the DHCP server on your
Server: router. Uncheck to disable this function.
DHCP IP Address Enter the starting and ending IP addresses for the
Range: DHCP server’s IP assignment.
DHCP Lease The length of time for the IP address lease. Enter
Time: the Lease time in minutes.
Always If all the computers on the LAN successfully obtain
Broadcast: their IP addresses from the router’s DHCP server
as expected, this option can remain disabled.
However, if one of the computers on the LAN
fails to obtain an IP address from the router’s
DHCP server, it may have an old DHCP client that
incorrectly turns off the broadcast flag of DHCP
packets. Enabling this option will cause the router
to always broadcast its responses to all clients,
thereby working around the problem, at the cost
of increased broadcast traffic on the LAN.
NetBIOS Check this box to allow the DHCP Server to offer
announcement: NetBIOS configuration settings to the LAN hosts.
NetBIOS allow LAN hosts to discover all other
computers within the network, e.g. within Network
Neighborhood.
Learn NetBIOS If NetBIOS announcement is switched on, it will cause WINS information to be learned from the WAN side, if available. Turn
from WAN: this setting off to configure manually.
NetBIOS Scope: This is an advanced setting and is normally left blank. This allows the configuration of a NetBIOS ‘domain’ name under which
network hosts operate. This setting has no effect if the ‘Learn NetBIOS information from WAN’ is activated.
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NetBIOS node This field indicates how network hosts are to perform NetBIOS name registration and discovery. H-Node, this indicates a Hybridtype: State of operation. First WINS servers are tried, if any, followed by local network broadcast. This is generally the preferred mode
if you have configured WINS servers. M-Node (default), this indicates a Mixed-Mode of operation. First Broadcast operation
is performed to register hosts and discover other hosts, if broadcast operation fails, WINS servers are tried, if any. This mode
favours broadcast operation which may be preferred if WINS servers are reachable by a slow network link and the majority
of network services such as servers and printers are local to the LAN. P-Node, this indicates to use WINS servers ONLY. This
setting is useful to force all NetBIOS operation to the configured WINS servers. You must have configured at least the primary
WINS server IP to point to a working WINS server. B-Node, this indicates to use local network broadcast ONLY. This setting is
useful where there are no WINS servers available, however, it is preferred you try M-Node operation first. This setting has no
effect if the ‘Learn NetBIOS information from WAN’ is activated.
Primary WINS
Server IP
address:
Secondary
WINS Server IP
address:
Configure the IP address of the preferred WINS server. WINS Servers store information regarding network hosts, allowing
hosts to ‘register’ themselves as well as discover other available hosts, e.g. for use in Network Neighborhood. This setting has
no effect if the ‘Learn NetBIOS information from WAN’ is activated.
Configure the IP address of the backup WINS server, if any. This setting has no effect if the ‘Learn NetBIOS information from
WAN’ is activated.
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Add/Edit DHCP Reservation
This option lets you reserve IP addresses, and assign the same IP address to the network device with the specified MAC address any time it requests
an IP address. This is almost the same as when a device has a static IP address except that the device must still request an IP address from the D-Link
router. The D-Link router will provide the device the same IP address every time. DHCP Reservations are helpful for server computers on the local
network that are hosting applications such as Web and FTP. Servers on your network should either use a static IP address or use this option.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable: Check this box to enable the reservation.
Computer Name: Enter the computer name. Alternatively, select a
computer that currently has a DHCP lease from
the drop down menu and click << to automatically
populate the Computer Name, IP Address, and
MAC Address fields.
IP Address: Enter the IP address you want to assign to the
computer or device. This IP Address must be
within the DHCP IP Address Range.
MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of the computer or device.
DHCP Reservations List
This shows clients that you have specified to have reserved DHCP
addresses. An entry can be changed by clicking the Edit icon, or deleted
by clicking the Delete icon. When you click the Edit icon, the item is
highlighted, and the ‘Edit DHCP Reservation’ section is activated for
editing.
Number of Dynamic DHCP Clients
In this section you can see what LAN devices are currently leasing IP
addresses.
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IPv6
On this page, the user can configure the IPv6 Connection type. There are two ways to set up the IPv6 Internet connection. You can use the Webbased IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard, or you can manually configure the connection.
IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard
For the beginner user that have not configured a router before, click
on the IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard button and the router
will guide you through a few simple steps to get your network up and
running.
After clicking on the IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard button, this
page will appear.
Welcome to the D-Link IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard
This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure
your new D-Link router and connect to the IPv6 Internet.
Click Next to continue to the next page. Click Cancel to discard the
changes made and return to the main page.
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Step 1: Configure Your IPv6 Internet Connection
The router will try and detect whether its possible to obtain the IPv6
Internet Connection type automatically. If this succeeds then the user
will be guided through the input of the appropriate parameters for the
connection type found.
However, if the automatic detection fails, the user will be prompt to
either Try again or to click on the Guide me through the IPv6 settings
button to initiate the manual continual of the wizard.
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Step 1: Configure Your IPv6 Internet Connection
There are several connection types to choose from. If you are unsure
of your connection method, please contact your IPv6 Internet Service
Provider.
Note: If using the PPPoE option, you will need to ensure that any PPPoE
client software on your computers has been removed or disabled. The 3
options available on this page is IPv6 over PPPoE, Static IPv6 address
and Route, and Tunneling Connection.
Choose the required IPv6 Internet Connection type and click on the
Next button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the
previous page. Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes
made and return to the main page.
Set Username and Password Connection (PPPoE)
After selecting the IPv6 over PPPoE option, the user will be able to
configure the IPv6 Internet connection that requires a username and
password to get online. Most DSL modems use this type of connection.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
PPPoE Session: Select the PPPoE Session value used here. This
option will state that this connection shares it’s
information with the already configured IPv6
PPPoE connection, or the user can create a new
PPPoE connection here.
User Name: Enter the PPPoE username used here. This
information is obtainable from the ISP.
Password: Enter the PPPoE password used here. This
information is obtainable from the ISP.
Verify Password: Re-enter the PPPoE password used here.
Service Name: Enter the service name for this connection here. This option is optional.
Click on the Next button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page.
Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page.
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Set Static IPv6 Address Connection
This mode is used when your ISP provides you with a set IPv6 addresses that does not change. The IPv6 information is manually entered in your
IPv6 configuration settings. You must enter the IPv6 address, Subnet Prefix Length, Default Gateway, Primary DNS Server, and Secondary DNS
Server. Your ISP provides you with all this information.
Use Link-Local The Link-local address is used by nodes and
Address: routers when communicating with neighboring
nodes on the same link. This mode enables IPv6capable devices to communicate with each other
on the LAN side.
IPv6 Address: Enter the WAN IPv6 address for the router here.
Subnet Prefix Enter the WAN subnet prefix length value used
Length: here.
Default Gateway Enter the WAN default gateway IPv6 address used
here.
Primary IPv6
DNS Address: Enter the WAN primary DNS Server address used
here.
Secondary IPv6
DNS Address: Enter the WAN secondary DNS Server address used here.
LAN IPv6 These are the settings of the LAN (Local Area Network) IPv6 interface for the router. The router’s LAN IPv6 Address configuration
Address: is based on the IPv6 Address and Subnet assigned by your ISP. (A subnet with prefix /64 is supported in LAN.)
Click on the Next button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page.
Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page.
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Tunneling Connection (6rd)
After selecting the Tunneling Connection (6rd) option, the user can
configure the IPv6 6rd connection settings.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
6rd IPv6 Prefix: Enter the 6rd IPv6 address and prefix value used
here.
IPv4 Address: Enter the IPv4 address used here.
Mask Length: Enter the IPv4 mask length used here.
Assigned IPv6 Displays the IPv6 assigned prefix value here.
Prefix:
6rd Border Relay Enter the 6rd border relay IPv4 address used here.
IPv4 Address:
IPv6 DNS Server: Enter the primary DNS Server address used here.
Click on the Next button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page.
Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page.
Setup Complete
The IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard was completed.
Click on the Connect button to continue. Click on the Prev button to
return to the previous page. Click on the Cancel button to discard all
the changes made and return to the main page.
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Manual IPv6 Internet Connection Option
For the advanced user that have configured a router before, click on
the Manual IPv6 Internet Connection Setup button to input all the
settings manually.
On this page the user can manually configure the mode that the
Router will use to access an IPv6 Internet connection. There are several
connection types to choose from: Link-local, Static IPv6, DHCPv6,
Stateless Auto-Configuration, PPPoE, IPv6 over IPv4 Tunnel and 6to4.
If you are unsure of your connection method, please contact your IPv6
ISP.
IPv6 Connection Type: Link-Local Only
The Link-local address is used by nodes and routers when communicating
with neighboring nodes on the same link. This mode enables IPv6capable devices to communicate with each other on the LAN side.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the LAN IPv6 Link-Local address used
Local Address: here.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
IPv6 Connection Type: Auto Detection
In the following section we’ll discuss the parameters that can be
configured when setting up an Auto Detection (Stateless/DHCPv6)
connection. This is a method of connection where the ISP assigns your
IPv6 address when your router requests one from the ISP’s server. Some
ISP’s require you to make some settings on your side before your router
can connect to the IPv6 Internet.
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Obtain IPv6
DNS Server
automatically:
Use the
following IPv6
DNS Servers:
Primary DNS:
Secondary DNS:
Select this option to obtain the DNS Server
addresses automatically.
Select this option to manually enter the DNS
Server addresses used.
Enter the primary DNS Server address used here.
Enter the secondary DNS Server address used
here.
Use the section to configure the internal network settings of your router. The LAN IPv6 Link-Local Address is the IPv6 Address that you use to access
the Web-based management interface. If you change the LAN IPv6 Address here, you may need to adjust your PC’s network settings to access the
network again. DHCP-PD can be used to acquire a IPv6 prefix for the LAN interface.
Enable DHCPPD:
LAN IPv6
Address:
LAN IPv6 LinkLocal Address:
Select this option to enable DHCP PD.
Enter the LAN IPv6 address used here. This address
must be in the ‘/64’ subnet.
Displays the LAN IPv6 Link-Local address used
here.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Automatic The user can tick this option to enable the autoIPv6 address: configuration feature.
Enable Automatic Tick this option to enable the automatic DHCP-PD
DHCP-PD in LAN: on the LAN.
Autoconfiguration
Autoconfiguration The user can select the auto-configuration type
Type: used here.
Router This option is only available when the autoAdvertisement configuration type is set to Stateless. Enter the
Lifetime: router advertisement lifetime value used here.
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IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (Start): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the
start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your
local computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (End): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the end
IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local
computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoLifetime: configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the IPv6
Address Lifetime (in minutes).
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Connection Type: Static IPv6
In the following section we’ll discuss the parameters that can be configured when setting up an Static IPv6 connection. This mode is used when
your ISP provides you with a set IPv6 addresses that does not change. The IPv6 information is manually entered in your IPv6 configuration settings.
You must enter the IPv6 address, Subnet Prefix Length, Default Gateway, Primary DNS Server, and Secondary DNS Server. Your ISP provides
you with all this information.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Use Link-Local The Link-local address is used by nodes and
Address: routers when communicating with neighboring
nodes on the same link. This mode enables IPv6capable devices to communicate with each other
on the LAN side.
IPv6 Address: Enter the WAN IPv6 address for the router here.
Subnet Prefix
Length:
Default Enter the WAN default gateway IPv6 address used
Gateway: here.
Primary DNS Enter the WAN primary DNS Server address used
Server: here.
Secondary DNS Enter the WAN secondary DNS Server address used
Servers: here.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
LAN IPv6 Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router
Address: here.
LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address here.
Local Address:
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable The user can tick this option to enable the autoAutomatic IPv6 configuration feature.
address:
The user can select the auto-configuration type
used here.
Router This option is only available when the autoAdvertisement configuration type is set to Stateless. Enter the
Lifetime: router advertisement lifetime value used here.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (Start): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the
start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your
local computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (End): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the end
IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local
computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoLifetime: configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the IPv6
Address Lifetime (in minutes).
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Connection Type: Autoconfiguration (SLAAC/DHCPv6)
In the following section we’ll discuss the parameters that can be configured when setting up an Autoconfiguration (SLAAC/DHCPv6) connection.
This is a method of connection where the ISP assigns your IPv6 address when your router requests one from the ISP’s server. Some ISP’s require you
to make some settings on your side before your router can connect to the IPv6 Internet.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Obtain IPv6 Select this option to obtain the DNS Server
DNS Servers addresses automatically.
automatically:
Use the Select this option to manually enter the DNS
following IPv6 Server addresses used.
DNS Servers:
Primary DNS
Server:
Secondary DNS
Server:
Enter the WAN primary DNS Server address used
here.
Enter the WAN secondary DNS Server address
used here.
Enable DHCP-PD: Select this option to enable DHCP PD.
LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN IPv6 address used here. This address
must be in the ‘/64’ subnet.
LAN IPv6 LinkLocal Address: Displays the LAN IPv6 Link-Local address used
here.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable The user can tick this option to enable the autoAutomatic IPv6 configuration feature.
address:
Enable Tick this option to enable the automatic DHCP-PD
Automatic on the LAN.
DHCP-PD in LAN:
The user can select the auto-configuration type
used here.
Router This option is only available when the autoAdvertisement configuration type is set to Stateless. Enter the
Lifetime: router advertisement lifetime value used here.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (Start): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the
start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your
local computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (End): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the end
IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local
computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoLifetime: configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the IPv6
Address Lifetime (in minutes).
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Connection Type: PPPoE
Select this option if your ISP requires you to use a PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) connection to IPv6 Internet. DSL providers typically
use this option. This method of connection requires you to enter a Username and Password (provided by your Internet Service Provider) to gain
access to the IPv6 Internet. The supported authentication protocols are PAP and CHAP.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
PPPoE Session: Select the PPPoE Session value used here. This
option will state that this connection shares it’s
information with the already configured IPv6
PPPoE connection, or the user can create a new
PPPoE connection here.
Address Mode: Select the appropriate address mode used here.
Select Dynamic IP if the ISP’s servers assign the
router’s WAN IPv6 address upon establishing a
connection. If your ISP has assigned a fixed IPv6
address, select Static IP. The ISP provides the value
for the IPv6 Address.
IP Address: Enter the ISP PPPoE IP address in here.
Username: Enter the PPPoE username used here. This information is obtainable from the ISP.
Password: Enter the PPPoE password used here. This information is obtainable from the ISP.
Verify Password: Re-enter the PPPoE password used here.
Service Name: Enter the service name for this connection here. This option is optional.
MTU: Enter the MTU value used here. The default value is 1492.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Obtain IPv6: Select this option to obtain the DNS Server
addresses automatically.
Use IPv6: Select this option to manually enter the DNS
Server addresses used.
Primary DNS: Enter the primary DNS Server address used here.
Secondary DNS: Enter the secondary DNS Server address used
here.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable DHCP- Select this option to enable DHCP PD.
PD:
LAN IPv6 Enter the LAN IPv6 address used here. This address
Address: must be in the ‘/64’ subnet.
LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the LAN IPv6 Link-Local address used
Local Address: here.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable The user can tick this option to enable the autoAutomatic IPv6 configuration feature.
address:
Enable Tick this option to enable the automatic DHCP-PD
Automatic on the LAN.
DHCP-PD in LAN:
The user can select the auto-configuration type
used here.
Router This option is only available when the autoAdvertisement configuration type is set to Stateless. Enter the
Lifetime: router advertisement lifetime value used here.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (Start): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the
start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your
local computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (End): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the end
IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local
computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoLifetime: configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the IPv6
Address Lifetime (in minutes).
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Connection Type: IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel
In section to the user can configure the IPv6 connection to run in IPv4
Tunnel mode. IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling encapsulates IPv6 packets in
IPv4 packets so that IPv6 packets can be sent over an IPv4 infrastructure.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Remote IPv4 Enter the remote IPv4 address used here.
Address:
Remote IPv6 Enter the remote IPv6 address used here.
Address:
Local IPv4 Enter the local IPv4 address used here.
Address:
Local IPv6 Enter the local IPv6 address used here.
Address:
Subnet Prefix Enter the Subnet prefix length value used here.
Length:
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Obtain IPv6 Select this option to obtain the DNS Server
DNS Servers addresses automatically.
automatically:
Use the Select this option to manually enter the DNS
following IPv6 Server addresses used.
DNS Servers:
Primary DNS Enter the WAN primary DNS Server address used here.
Server:
Secondary DNS Enter the WAN secondary DNS Server address used here.
Server:
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable DHCP- Select this option to enable DHCP PD.
PD:
LAN IPv6 Enter the LAN IPv6 address used here. This address
Address: must be in the ‘/64’ subnet.
LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the LAN IPv6 Link-Local address used
Local Address: here.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable The user can tick this option to enable the autoAutomatic IPv6 configuration feature.
address:
Enable Tick this option to enable the automatic DHCP-PD
Automatic on the LAN.
DHCP-PD in LAN:
The user can select the auto-configuration type
used here.
Router This option is only available when the autoAdvertisement configuration type is set to Stateless. Enter the
Lifetime: router advertisement lifetime value used here.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (Start): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the
start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your
local computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (End): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the end
IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local
computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoLifetime: configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the IPv6
Address Lifetime (in minutes).
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Connection Type: 6to4
In this section the user can configure the IPv6 6to4 connection settings.
6to4 is an IPv6 address assignment and automatic tunneling technology
that used to provide unicast IPv6 connectivity between IPv6 sites and
hosts across the IPv4 Internet.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
6to4 Address: Here the 6to4 configured address will be displayed.
6to4 Relay: Enter the 6to4 relay address used here.
Primary DNS Enter the primary DNS Server address used here.
Server:
Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS Server address used
Server: here.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
LAN IPv6 Enter the LAN IPv6 address used here. This address
Address: must be in the ‘/64’ subnet.
LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the LAN IPv6 Link-Local address used
Local Address: here.
Enable Automatic The user can tick this option to enable the autoIPv6 address configuration feature.
Autoconfiguration The user can select the auto-configuration type
Type: used here.
Router This option is only available when the autoAdvertisement configuration type is set to Stateless. Enter the
Lifetime: router advertisement lifetime value used here
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable The user can tick this option to enable the autoAutomatic IPv6 configuration feature.
address:
The user can select the auto-configuration type
used here.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (Start): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the
start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your
local computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (End): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the end
IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local
computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoLifetime: configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the IPv6
Address Lifetime (in minutes).
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Connection Type: 6rd
In this section the user can configure the IPv6 6rd connection settings.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
6rd Select the desired 6rd configuration option here.
Configuration:
6rd IPv6 Prefix: Enter the 6rd IPv6 address and prefix value used
here.
IPv4 Address: Enter the IPv4 address used here.
Mask Length: Enter the IPv4 mask length used here.
Assigned IPv6 Displays the IPv6 assigned prefix value here.
Prefix:
6rd Border Relay Enter the 6rd border relay IPv4 address used here.
IPv4 Address:
Primary DNS Enter the primary DNS Server address used here.
Server
Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS Server address uses here.
Server:
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
LAN IPv6 Enter the LAN IPv6 address used here. This address
Address: must be in the ‘/64’ subnet.
LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the LAN IPv6 Link-Local address used
Local Address: here.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable The user can tick this option to enable the autoAutomatic IPv6 configuration feature.
address:
The user can select the auto-configuration type
used here.
Router This option is only available when the autoAdvertisement configuration type is set to Stateless. Enter the
Lifetime: router advertisement lifetime value used here.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (Start): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the
start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your
local computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoRange (End): configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the end
IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local
computers.
IPv6 Address This option is only available when the autoLifetime: configuration type is set to Stateful. Enter the IPv6
Address Lifetime (in minutes).
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Advanced Category
This section allows the user to configure the more advanced features that can be done by this router. Features like Port Forwarding, Firewall
settings, Quality of Service settings and more.
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Virtual Server
This router can be configured as a virtual server so that remote users accessing Web or FTP services via the public IP address can be automatically
redirected to local servers in the LAN (Local Area Network). The router’s firewall feature filters out unrecognized packets to protect the LAN network
so all computers networked with the router are invisible to the outside world. The user can make some of the LAN computers accessible from the
Internet by enabling Virtual Server.
Depending on the requested service, the router redirects the external
service request to the appropriate server within the LAN network. The
router is also capable of port-redirection, meaning that incoming traffic
to a particular port may be redirected to a different port on the server
computer.
Checkbox: Check the box on the left side to enable the Virtual
Server rule.
Name: Enter a name for the rule or select an application
from the drop-down menu. Select an application
and click << to populate the fields.
IP Address: Enter the IP address of the computer on your local
network that you want to allow the incoming
service to. If your computer is receiving an IP
address automatically from the router (DHCP),
you computer will be listed in the Computer Name
drop-down menu. Select your computer and click
<<.
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Port: Enter the port that you want to open next to Public Port and Private Port. The public and private ports are usually the same.
The public port is the port seen from the Internet side, and the private port is the port being used by the application on the
computer within your local network.
Traffic Type: Select TCP, UDP, or All from the Protocol drop-down menu.
Schedule: Use the drop-down menu to schedule the time that the Virtual Server Rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to
Always, which will allow the particular service to always be enabled. You can create your own times in the Schedules page.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Port Forwarding
The Port Forwarding option gives Internet users access to services on your LAN. This feature is useful for hosting online services such as FTP, Web
or game servers. For each entry, you define a public port on your router for redirection to an internal LAN IP Address and LAN port. This option is
used to open multiple ports or a range of ports in your router and redirect data through those ports to a single PC on your network. This feature
allows you to enter ports in the format, Port Ranges (100-150),
Individual Ports (80, 68, 888), or Mixed (1020-5000, 689). This option is only applicable to the INTERNET session.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Checkbox: Tick the checkbox on the left side to enable the
Port Forwarding rule.
Name: Enter a name for the rule or select an application
from the drop-down menu. Select an application
and click << to populate the fields.
IP Address: Enter the IP address of the computer on your local
network that you want to allow the incoming
service to. If your computer is receiving an IP
address automatically from the router (DHCP),
you computer will be listed in the Computer Name
drop-down menu. Select your computer and click
<<.
Ports to Open: Enter the external port number in the appropriate space provided. If the port number is TCP then enter the number in the TCP
space, and if the port number is UDP than enter it in the UDP space.
Schedule: Use the drop-down menu to schedule the time that the Port Forwarding rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to
Always, which will allow the particular service to always be enabled. You can create your own times in the Schedules page.
Inbound Filter: Select the inbound filter rule here. Options to choose from are Allow All, Deny All, and any other custom rule created.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Application Rules
Some applications require multiple connections, such as Internet gaming, video conferencing, Internet telephony and others. These applications
have difficulties working through NAT (Network Address Translation). Special Applications makes some of these applications work with the router.
If you need to run applications that require multiple connections, specify the port normally associated with an application in the “Trigger Port”
field, select the protocol type as TCP or UDP, then enter the firewall (public) ports associated with the trigger port to open them for inbound traffic.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Checkbox: Check the box on the left side to enable the
Application Rule.
Name: Enter a name for the rule. You may select a
predefined application from the Application
drop‑down menu and click <<.
Application: Displays a list of predefined application to use in
the rules.
Port (Trigger): This is the port used to trigger the application. It
can be either a single port or a range of ports.
Port (Firewall): This is the port number on the Internet side that
will be used to access the application. You may
define a single port or a range of ports. You can
use a comma to add multiple ports or port ranges.
Traffic Type: Select the protocol of the firewall port (TCP, UDP, or All).
Schedule: The schedule of time when the Application Rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always, which will allow the
particular service to always be enabled. You can create your own times in the Schedules page.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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QoS Engine
The QoS Engine option helps improve your network gaming performance by prioritizing applications. By default the QoS Engine settings are
disabled and application priority is not classified automatically. The QoS section contains a queuing mechanism, traffic shaping and classification.
It supports two kinds of queuing mechanisms. Strict Priority Queue (SPQ) and Weighted Fair Queue (WFQ). SPQ will process traffic based on
traffic priority. Queue1 has the highest priority and Queue4 has the lowest priority. WFQ will process traffic based on the queue weight. Users can
configure each queue’s weight. The sum of all the queue’s weight must be 100. When surfing the Internet, the system will do traffic shaping based
on the uplink and downlink speed. The classification rules can be used to classify traffic to different queues, then SPQ or WFQ will do QoS based on
the queue’s priority or weight.
Enable QoS: This option is disabled by default. Enable this
option for better performance and experience with
online games and other interactive applications,
such as VoIP.
Uplink Speed: The speed at which data can be transferred from
the router to your ISP. This is determined by your
ISP. ISP’s often define speed as a download/upload
pair. For example, 1.5Mbits/284Kbits. Using this
example, you would enter 284. Alternatively you
can test your uplink speed with a service such as
www.dslreports.com.
Downlink Speed: The speed at which data can be transferred from
the ISP to the router. This is determined by your
ISP. ISP’s often define speed as a download/upload
pair. For example, 1.5Mbits/284Kbits.
Queue Type:
Queue ID:
Queue Priority:
Queue Weight:
Using this example, you would enter 1500. Alternatively you can test your downlink speed with a service such as www.
dslreports.com.
Here the user can specify the queue type used. When choosing the option Strict Priority Queue, the router will apply QoS
based on the internal specification for the queue ID’s listed. When choosing the option Weight Fair Queue, the router will
apply QoS based on the user defined percentage in the Queue Weight column.
In this column the Queue ID used will be displayed.
In this column the Queue Priority used will be displayed.
After choosing to use the Weight Fair Queue option, under Queue Type, the user will be able to manual enter the Queue
Weight for each individual Queue ID.
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After specifying the QoS framework used, in the QoS setup section, the user can now create individual rules for scenarios that require the use of
traffic control and data priority manipulation.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Checkbox: Tick this option to enable the rule specified.
Name: Enter a custom name for the rule being created
here. This name is used for identification.
Queue ID: Select the appropriate priority requirement from
the drop-down menu that will be applied to this
rule. Option to choose from are Highest, Higher,
Normal, and Best Effort.
Protocol: Select the protocol used for the application for
in the drop-down menu and it will automatically
place it in the Protocol field.
Local IP Range: Enter the local IP range used here. This is the IP
range of you Local Area Network. The Router’s IP
cannot be included in this range.
Remote IP Enter the remote IP range used here. This is the
Range: IP range of the public network from the Internet
Port side. To apply this rule to any IP addresses
from the public side, enter the range 0.0.0.1 to
255.255.255.254.
Application Port: Enter the application port number used here.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Network Filter
The MAC (Media Access Controller) Address filter option is used to control network access based on the MAC Address of the network adapter. A
MAC address is a unique ID assigned by the manufacturer of the network adapter. This feature can be configured to ALLOW or DENY network/
Internet access.
In the MAC Filtering Rules section, the user can create and edit Network filter rules. This maximum amount of rules that can be created are 24 rules.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Configure MAC Select Turn MAC Filtering OFF, Turn MAC Filtering
Filtering below: ON and ALLOW computers listed to access the
network, or Turn MAC Filtering ON and DENY
computers listed to access the network from the
drop-down menu.
Checkbox: Check the box on the left side to enable the
Network Filter.
MAC Address: Enter the MAC address you would like to use in
this filtering rule.
DHCP Client List: Select a DHCP client from the Computer Name
drop-down menu and click << to copy that MAC
Address.
Schedule: The schedule of time when the Network Filter will
be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always,
which will allow the particular service to always be
enabled. Click the New Schedule button to create
your own times in the Schedules page.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Access Control
The Access Control option allows you to control access in and out of your network. Use this feature as Access Controls to only grant access to
approved sites, limit web access based on time or dates, and/or block internet access for applications like P2P utilities or games.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Access Tick this option to enable the Access Control
Control: feature.
Add Policy: Click on this button to add a new Access Control
Policy.
After clicking on the Add Policy button, the add policy wizard will guide
you through the step-by-step process in adding a new policy. The first
window explains the process.
Throughout this wizard the user will be able to:
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous window.
Click on the Next button to continue to the next window.
Click on the Cancel button to discard the changes made and return to
the main Access Control window.
Step 1: In the first step, the user can enter the policy name used.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Policy Name: Enter the new policy name used for this rule here.
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Step 2: In the second step, the user can configure the schedule settings
for this rule.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Details: Select the appropriate predefined schedule rule
to apply to this rule from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: In the third step, the user can configure the address type and IP
address of the machines used in this rule.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Address Type: Specify a machine with its IP or MAC address, or
select ‘Other Machines’ for machines that do not
have a policy.
IP Address: After selecting the IP address type, the user can
enter the IP address of the machines used in
this rule here. Alternatively, the user can select a
Computer from the Computer Name list.
Machine After selecting the MAC address type, the user
Address: can enter the MAC address of the machine used in
this rule here. Alternatively, the used can select a
Computer from the Computer Name list.
Add: Click on this button to add the machine to the list.
Update: After clicking the
option, the user will be able to update the machine information.
Delete: If the user chooses to remove a machine from the list, click on the
icon.
Step 4: In the fourth step, the user can select the filtering method used
for this rule.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Method: Here the user can select the filtering method used.
Options to choose from are ‘Log Web Access Only’,
‘Block All Access’, and ‘Block Some Access’.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Apply Web Filter: After selecting the ‘Block Some Access’ option,
the user will be able to select this option. Selecting
this option will allow the web filter access control
feature to be applied to this rule.
Apply Advanced After selecting the ‘Block Some Access’ option, the
Port Filters: user will be able to select this option. Selecting this
option will allow the advanced port filters access
control feature to be applied to this rule.
Click on the Save button to accept the changes made and return to the
main Access Control window.
In the Policy Table section a list on access control rules will be displayed.
To edit a specific rule, click on the
icon.
icon.
To remove a specific rule, click on the
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Website Filter
Website Filters are used to allow you to set up a list of Web sites that can be viewed by multiple users through the network.
Website Filter is used to allow or deny computers on your network from
accessing specific web sites by keywords or specific Domain Names.
Select ‘ALLOW computers access to ONLY these sites’ in order only
allow computers on your network to access the specified URLs and
Domain Names. ‘DENY computers access to ONLY these sites’ in order
deny computers on your network to access the specified URLs and
Domain Names.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Website URL/ Enter the URL or Domain name that you want to
Domain: allow or block here.
An example of an URL is: http://www.facebook.
com/
An example of a domain name is: facebook.com
Click on the Clear the list below... button to remove all the entries from
the spaces in the list.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Parental Control
Parental control is a free security option that provides Anti-Phishing to protect your Internet connection from fraud and navigation improvements
such as auto-correction of common URL types.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Advanced DNS: Select this option to enable a fast and reliable DNS
with minimal blocking of phishing sites only. No
OpenDNS account required.
FamilyShield: Select this option to enable a fast and reliable DNS
with non-configurable blocking of sites that are
inappropriate or risky for children. No OpenDNS
account required.
Parental Control: Select this option to enable a fast and reliable
DNS with configurable content filtering and
phishing protection. This option includes an
OpenDNS account. Click on the ‘Register your
device’ link to navigate to the OpenDNS account
website, where you can either login (if you have
an existing account) or you can register a new
OpenDNS account. After the registration, a new
link will appear, called ‘Configuration of OpenDNS
settings’, where the user can freely configure their
OpenDNS account to their liking.
None: Select this option to enable the option to specify
the DNS servers provided via DHCP by their ISP or
their own preferred DNS servers.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Inbound Filter
The Inbound Filter option is an advanced method of controlling data received from the Internet. With this feature you can configure inbound
data filtering rules that control data based on an IP address range. Inbound Filters can be used for limiting access to a server on your network to a
system or group of systems. Filter rules can be used with Virtual Server, Port Forwarding, or Remote Administration features. The user can add new
Inbound filter rule in the next section.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Name: The user can enter a custom name for the inbound
filter rule here.
Action: Select an action that will take place when this rule
is initiated. Options to choose from are Allow and
Deny.
Enable: Tick this option to enable the specified IP range
for this rule.
Remote IP Start: Enter the remote starting IP address here in the
range.
Remote IP End: Enter the remote ending IP address here in the
range.
Add: Click this button to add the new inbound filter
rule.
Cancel: Click this button to discard the new inbound filter
rule.
In the Inbound Filter Rules List section, the user can view a list of the
inbound filter rules already created. To edit a specific rule, click on the
icon. The delete a specific rule, click on the
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Firewall Settings
A firewall protects your network from the outside world. The router offers a firewall type functionality. The SPI feature helps prevent cyber attacks.
Sometimes you may want a computer exposed to the outside world for certain types of applications. If you choose to expose a computer, you can
enable DMZ. DMZ is short for Demilitarized Zone. This option will expose the chosen computer completely to the outside world.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable SPI: Check the Enable SPI box to enable the SPI (Stateful
Packet Inspection, also known as dynamic packet
filtering) feature. Enabling SPI helps to prevent
cyber attacks by tracking more state per session.
It validates that the traffic passing through the
session conforms to the protocol.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
UDP Endpoint Select the appropriate NAT UDP endpoint
Filtering: filtering method here. Options to choose from are
‘Endpoint Independent’, ‘Address Restricted’, and
‘Port And Address Restricted’.
TCP Endpoint Select the appropriate NAT TCP endpoint filtering
Filtering: method here. Options to choose from are
‘Endpoint Independent’, ‘Address Restricted’, and
‘Port And Address Restricted’.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable anti- Tick this option to enable the anti-spoof checking
spoof checking: feature.
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Firewall rules can be used to allow or deny traffic passing through the router. You can specify a single port by utilizing the input box at the top or
a range of ports by utilizing both input boxes. DMZ means “Demilitarized Zone”. DMZ allows computers behind the router firewall to be accessible
to Internet traffic. Typically, your DMZ would contain Web servers, FTP servers and others.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable DMZ: Tick this option to enable the DMZ feature.
DMZ IP Address: Enter the IP address of the computer on the
LAN that you want to have unrestricted Internet
communication in the DMZ IP address field. To
specify an existing DHCP client, use the Computer
Name drop-down to select the computer that you
want to make a DMZ host. If selecting a computer
that is a DHCP client, be sure to make a static
reservation in the Setup > Network Settings page
so that the IP address of the DMZ machine does
not change.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
PPTP: Tick this option to allow PPTP access to the LAN
network.
IPSec (VPN): Tick this option to allow IPSec (VPN) access to the
LAN network.
RSTP: Tick this option to allow RSTP access to the LAN
network.
SIP: Tick this option to allow SIP access to the LAN
network.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Routing
The Routing option is an advanced method of customizing specific routes of data through your network.
In the Routing List section, the user can configure routing rules used by this router. The maximum amount of rules that can be configured is 32.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Checkbox: To enable a route, check the box that is on the left
side of the route.
Name: Enter a name for the rule used here.
Destination IP: Enter the IP address of the packets that will take
this route.
Netmask: Enter the netmask to specify the subnet of the IP
packets that will take this route.
Gateway: Enter the next hop that will be taken if this route
is used.
Metric: Enter the metric value that this route will use here.
Interface: Use the drop-down menu to specify if the IP packet must use the WAN or LAN interface to transit out of the Router.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Advanced Wireless
These options are for users that wish to change the behavior of their 802.11n wireless radio from the standard settings. We do not recommend
changing these settings from the factory defaults. Incorrect settings may impact the performance of your wireless radio. The default settings
should provide the best wireless radio performance in most environments.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Wireless Band: Here the user can view the wireless frequency
band being configured. In the case 2.4GHz.
Transmit Power: This option sets the transmit power of the
antennas.
Beacon Period: Beacons are packets sent by an Access Point to
synchronize a wireless network. Specify a value.
100 is the default setting and is recommended.
RTS Threshold: Here the user can enter the RTS threshold value
used. This value should remain at its default setting
of 2346. If inconsistent data flow is a problem, only
a minor modification should be made.
Fragmentation: The fragmentation threshold, which is specified
in bytes, determines whether packets will be
fragmented. Packets exceeding the 2346 byte
setting will be fragmented before transmission.
2346 is the default setting.
DTIM Interval: Here the user can enter the DTIM Interval value. Delivery Traffic Indication Message (DTIM) is a countdown informing clients
of the next window for listening to broadcast and multicast messages. The default settings is 1.
WMM Enable: Check this box to enable the WMM feature.
Short GI: Check this box to reduce the guard interval time therefore increasing the data capacity. However, it’s less reliable and may
create higher data loss.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Wi-Fi Protected Setup
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) System is a simplified method for securing your wireless network during the “Initial setup” as well as the “Add New
Device” processes. The Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) has certified it across different products as well as manufactures. The process is just as easy, as depressing
a button for the Push-Button Method or correctly entering the 8-digit code for the Pin-Code Method. The time reduction in setup and ease of use
are quite beneficial, while the highest wireless Security setting of WPA2 is automatically used.
In the Wi-Fi Protected Setup section, the user can enable the WPS feature of this router.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable: Tick this option to enable the Wi-Fi Protected
Setup feature.
WiFi Protected This parameter displays the WPS setup status.
Setup:
Lock Wireless Tick this option to lock the configured wireless
Security security settings.
Settings:
In the PIN Settings section, the user not only will be able to view the PIN code, but will also be able to reset the PIN to default or to generate a
new PIN code. A PIN is a unique number that can be used to add the router to an existing network or to create a new network. The default PIN
may be printed on the bottom of the router. For extra security, a new PIN can be generated. You can restore the default PIN at any time. Only the
Administrator (“admin” account) can change or reset the PIN.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
PIN: Shows the current value of the router’s PIN.
Reset PIN to Click this button to restore the default PIN of the
Default: router.
Generate New Click this button to create a random number that
PIN: is a valid PIN. This becomes the router’s PIN. You
can then copy this PIN to the user interface of the
registrar.
Click the ‘Connect your Wireless Device’ button to start Wireless
Connection Setup Wizard. This wizard helps you add wireless devices to
the wireless network.
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Step 1: In this step the user have two options to choose from. You
can choose Auto if the wireless client supports WPS, or Manual if the
wireless client does not support WPS.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page.
Step 2: After selecting Auto, the following page will appear. There are
two ways to add a wireless device, that supports WPS. Firstly, there is the
Personal Identification Number (PIN) method. Using this method will
prompt the user to enter a PIN code. This PIN code should be identical
on the wireless client. Secondly, there is the Push Button Configuration
(PBC) method. Using this method will allow the wireless client to
connect to this device by similarly pressing the PBC button on it.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page.
Step 2: After selecting Manual, the following page will appear. On this
page to user can view the wireless configuration of this router. The
wireless clients should configure their wireless settings to be identical
to the settings displayed on this page for a successful connection. This
option is for wireless clients that can’t use the WPS method to connect
to this device.
Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the
Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to
discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page. Click
on the Wireless Status button to navigate to the Status > Wireless page
to view what wireless client are connected to this device.
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Advanced Network
This section contains settings which can change the way the router handles certain types of traffic. We recommend that you not change any of
these settings unless you are already familiar with them or have been instructed to change them by one of our support personnel.
UPnP
UPnP is short for Universal Plug and Play which is a networking architecture that provides compatibility among networking equipment, software,
and peripherals. The device is a UPnP enabled router, meaning it will work with other UPnP devices/software. If you do not want to use the UPnP
functionality, it can be disabled by selecting “Disabled”.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable UPnP: Tick this option to enable the UPnP feature of the
router.
WAN Ping
When you Enable WAN Ping response, you are causing the public WAN (Wide Area Network) IP address on the device to respond to ping commands
sent by Internet users. Pinging public WAN IP addresses is a common method used by hackers to test whether your WAN IP address is valid.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable WAN Tick this option to enable the WAN Ping Response
Ping Response: option of the router.
WAN Port Speed
This allows you to select the speed of the WAN interface of the router. Option to choose from are Auto 10/100/1000Mbps, 10Mbps, 100Mbps, or
1000Mbps.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
WAN Port Speed: You may set the port speed of the Internet port
to Auto 10/100/1000Mbps, 10Mbps, 100Mbps,
or 1000Mbps. Some older cable or DSL modems
may require you to set the port speed to 10Mbps.
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Multicast Streams
This section enables the user to allow Multicast traffic to pass from the Internet to your network more efficiently.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Multicast Enable this option if you are receiving video on
Streams: demand type of service from the Internet. The
router uses the IGMP protocol to support efficient
multicasting transmission of identical content,
such as multimedia, from a source to a number
of recipients. This option must be enabled if any
applications on the LAN participate in a multicast
group. If you have a multimedia LAN application
that is not receiving content as expected, try
enabling this option.
EEE
The goal of Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) is to reduce Ethernet power consumption by 50 percent or more. Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE), also
known as IEEE 802.3az, is a set of enhancements to the twisted-pair and backplane Ethernet networking standards that will allow for less power
consumption during periods of low data activity.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable EEE: Tick this option to enable the Energy Efficient
Ethernet (EEE) feature.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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DLNA Settings
DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) is the standard for the interoperability of Network Media Devices (NMDs). The user can enjoy multi-media
applications (music, pictures and videos) on your network connected PC or media devices. If you agree to share media with devices, any computer
or device that connects to your network can play your shared music, pictures and videos.
Note: The shared media may not be secure. Allowing any devices to stream is recommended only on secure networks.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Name your Enter the name of your media library here. This
media library: name will be visible to all the DLNA players on the
network.
Folder: Simply tick the root option, to use the root
directory of the storage device plugged into the
USB port of the router. To use a specific folder on
the storage device, click on the Browse button and
navigate to the specific folder. Click on the Apply
button to choose the folder.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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iTunes Server
The router features an iTunes Server. This server provides the ability to share music and videos to computers on the local network running iTunes.
If the server is enabled, the router will be automatically detected by the iTunes program and the music and videos contained in the specified
directory will be available to stream over the network.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
iTunes Server: Select to enable or disable the iTunes server.
Folder: Specifies the folder or directory that will be shared
by the iTunes server. Select root to share all files
on all volumes, or click Browse to select a specific
folder.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
After enabling the iTunes server on the router, launch iTunes. In your iTunes utility, select the router and enter the iTunes server password if
required.
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Guest Zone
On this page, the user will be able to configure the Guest Zone, settings. The guest zone provide a separate network zone for guest to access
Internet.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Guest Tick this option to enable the Guest Zone feature
Zone: for the frequency band 2.4GHz. Use the dropdown menu to schedule the time that the Firewall
rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to
Always, which will allow the particular service to
always be enabled. Click the New Schedule button
to create your own times in the Schedules page.
Wireless Band: Displays the frequency band used.
Wireless The Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name of
Network Name: your wireless network. Create a name using up to
32 characters. The SSID is case-sensitive.
Enable Routing Tick this option to enable routing between guest zones.
Between Zones:
Security Mode: The security mode enables the user to configure wireless security for this wireless guest zone. For more information about
wireless security, refer to the Wireless Settings page.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Firewall
On this page the user can configure the IPv6 firewall settings. The firewall settings section is an advance feature that is used to allow or deny traffic
from passing through the device. It works in the same way as IP Filters with additional settings. You can create more detailed rules for the device.
In the IPv6 Firewall Rules section the user can create, enable and disable
IPv6 firewall rules used by this device. The following parameters will be
available for configuration:
Configure IPv6 This option defines the behavior of all the IPv6
Filtering: firewall rules created. Option to choose from are
‘Turn IPv6 Filtering OFF’, ‘Turn IPv6 Filtering ON
and ALLOW rules listed’, and ‘Turn IPv6 Filtering
ON and DENY rules listed’. Select the appropriate
option used here.
Checkbox Tick this option to used the firewall rules created.
Name: Enter a custom firewall rule name here. This name
is used for identification.
Source Interface: Select the appropriate source interface used here.
Destination Select the appropriate destination interface used
Interface: here.
Schedule: Select a time schedule that will be applied to this
rules here.
IP Address Enter the IPv6 address range used here.
Range:
Protocol: Select the protocol used for this rule here. Options
to choose from are ALL, TCP, UDP, and ICMP.
Port Range: Enter the port range used for this rule here.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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IPv6 Routing
On this page the user can specify custom routes that determine how data is moved around your IPv6 network.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Checkbox: To enable a route, check the box that is on the left
side of the route.
Name: Enter the IPv6 routing rule name used here.
Metric: Enter the metric value for this rule here.
Interface: Use the drop-down menu to specify if the IP packet
must use the WAN or LAN interface to transit out
of the Router.
Destination IPv6: Enter the IPv6 address of the packets that will take
this route.
Prefix Length: Enter the IPv6 address prefix length of the packets
that will take this route.
Gateway: Enter the next hop that will be taken if this route
is used.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Tools Category
In this category the user will be able to configure features that are related to the router itself. Features like the time settings, login accounts,
firmware update and more.
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Admin
This page will allow you to change the Administrator password and configure the authentication settings. This window also allows you to enable
Remote Management, via the Internet. For security reasons, it is recommended that you change the password for the Admin and User accounts.
Be sure to write down the new password to avoid having to reset the router in case they are forgotten.
In the Admin Password section, the user can change the Administrator
login password used for this device.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Password: Enter the new login password used here.
Verify Password: Re-enter the new login password here.
In the User Password section, the user can change the User login
password used for this device.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Password: Enter the new login password used here.
Verify Password: Re-enter the new login password here.
In the System Name section, the user can change the gateway name
used for this device.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Gateway Name: Enter the router gateway name used here.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Graphical Tick this option to enable the graphical image
Authentication: confirmation when the user login to the web
configuration.
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Enable Remote Tick this option to enable remote management.
Management: This option will enable the router to be accessible
from the Internet port.
Remote Admin Enter the remote administration port number used here. Sometimes services like an internal web server will occupy the port
Port: number 80. In this option the user can change the remote administration port to 8080 for example.
Remote Admin Select the appropriate remote admin inbound filter behavior here. Options to choose from are Allow All and Deny All.
Inbound Filter:
Details: Enter the remote admin inbound filter detail description used here.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Time
The Time window allows you to configure, update, and maintain the correct time on the internal system clock. From this section you can set the
time zone that you are in and set the Time Server. Daylight Saving can also be configured to automatically adjust the time when needed.
Time and Date Configuration
Here the user can configure the time zone as well as the daylight savings settings used for this router.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Time: Here will be displayed the current time
configuration running on this device.
Time Zone: Select the appropriate time zone used on this
device here.
Enable Daylight Check this box if the country your are located in
Saving: uses Daylight Saving time.
Daylight Saving Select the daylight savings offset used here.
Offset:
Daylight Saving Select the start date and end date for daylight
Dates: saving time.
Automatic Time and Date Configuration
Here the user can configure whether this router will automatically synchronize it’s time and date with a public time server.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Automatically NTP is short for Network Time Protocol. NTP
synchronize: synchronizes computer clock times in a network
of computers. Tick this option to enable automatic
time and date synchronizing.
NTP Server Used: Select the appropriate time server used here. The
interval at which the router will communicate with
the NTP server is set to 7 days.
Update Now: After selecting the appropriate time server and enabling the automatic synchronization option, click on this button to update
the current time and date of the router.
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Set the Time and Date Manually
Here the user can configure the time and date values, used by this router, manually. Here the user can also synchronize the router’s time with the
configuration computer’s time.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Set Manually: Here the user can manually configure the date and
time used by this device. Options to configure are
Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
Syslog
The Syslog options allow you to send log information to a System Log
Server.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Logging Tick this option to enable the Syslog feature.
To SysLog
Server:
Syslog Server IP Enter the Syslog Server IP address used here.
Address:
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Email Settings
The Email feature can be used to send the system log files and router alert messages to your email address.
Email Notification
When this option is enabled, router activity logs or firmware upgrade
notifications can be emailed to a designated email address.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Email Tick this option to enable the Email notification
Notification: feature.
Email Settings
Here this user can manually enter the email settings required to enable
the email notification feature.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
From Email This email address will appear as the sender
Address: when you receive a log file or firmware upgrade
notification via email.
To Email Enter the email address where you want the email
Address: sent.
Email Subject: Enter the text that you want to appear in the
subject line of the e-mail that is sent.
SMTP Server Enter the SMTP server address for sending email. If your SMTP server requires authentication, select this option.
Address:
SMTP Server Enter the SMTP server port number used for sending email.
Port:
Enable Tick this option if the SMTP server requires authentication for sending mail.
Authentication:
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Account Name: Enter your account for sending email.
Password: Enter the password associated with the account.
Verify Password: Re-enter the password associated with the account here.
Send Mail Now: Click this button to send a test email from the Router to verify that the email settings have been configured correctly.
Email Log When Full or on Schedule
Normally emails are sent at the starting and ending time defined in the
schedule. However, rebooting the router during the schedule period
will cause additional emails to be sent.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
On Log Full: Select this option if you want logs to be sent by
email when the log is full.
On Schedule: Select this option if you want logs to be sent by email according to a schedule.
Schedule: If you selected the ‘On Schedule’ option, select one of the defined schedule rules. If you do not see the schedule you need in
the list of schedules, go to the Tools > Schedules screen and create a new schedule.
Detail: Enter a detailed description here.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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System
This section allows you to manage the router’s configuration settings, reboot the router, and restore the router to the factory default settings.
Restoring the unit to the factory default settings will erase all settings, including any rules that you’ve created.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Save Settings To Use this option to save the current router
Local Hard Drive: configuration settings to a file on the hard disk of
the computer you are using. First, click the Save
button. A file dialog will appear, allowing you to
select a location and file name for the settings.
Load Settings Use this option to load previously saved router
From Local Hard configuration settings. First, use the Browse option
Drive: to find a previously saved file of configuration
settings. Then, click the Restore Configuration
From File button below to transfer those settings
to the router.
Restore To This option will restore all configuration settings
Factory Default back to the settings that were in effect at the
Settings: time the router was shipped from the factory.
Any settings that have not been saved will be
lost, including any rules that you have created. If
you want to save the current router configuration
settings, use the Save button above.
Reboot The Click to reboot the router.
Device:
Clear Language If you previously installed a language pack and want to revert all the menus on the Router interface back to the default
Pack: language settings, click the Clear button.
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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Firmware
Use the Firmware window to upgrade the firmware of the Router and
install language packs. If you plan to install new firmware, make sure
the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer.
If you want to install a new language pack, make sure that you have
the language pack available. Please check the support site for firmware
updates. You can download firmware upgrades to your hard drive from
the support site.
In the Firmware Information section the user can view the Current
Firmware Version number running on this device, the Current Firmware
Date of this same firmware version running on this device, and a button
to click that will Check Online Now for Latest Firmware Version.
In the Firmware Upgrade section the user can physically upgrade the
firmware of this device clicking on the Browse button and navigating
to the firmware file, saved on the local hard drive. After locating the file,
click on the Upload button to initiate the firmware upgrade.
Note: Some firmware upgrades will reset the configuration, of the
device, to factory defaults. Be sure to save the current configuration first
before any firmware update.
In the Language Pack Upgrade section, the user can change the router’s
language pack by clicking on the Browse button and navigating to the
language pack, downloaded to the computer. After navigating to the
language pack file, click on the Upload button to initiate the language
pack upload and configuration. Always keep a close lookout on the
local vendor’s website for new firmware upgrades and language packs.
Note: Always update the firmware or language packs for this device using the wired connection. Never upgrade using a wireless connection.
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Dynamic DNS
The DDNS feature allows you to host a server (Web, FTP, Game Server, etc…) using a domain name that you have purchased (www.
whateveryournameis.com) with your dynamically assigned IP address. Most broadband Internet Service Providers assign dynamic (changing) IP
addresses. Using a DDNS service provider, your friends can enter in your domain name to connect to your server no matter what your IP address is.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable Dynamic Dynamic Domain Name System is a method of
DNS: keeping a domain name linked to a changing IP
Address. Check the box to enable DDNS.
Server Address: Choose your DDNS provider from the drop down
menu.
Host Name: Enter the Host Name that you registered with your
DDNS service provider.
Username or Enter the Username or Key for your DDNS account.
Key:
Password or Key: Enter the Password or Key for your DDNS account.
Verify Password Re-enter the Password or Key for your DDNS
or Key: account.
Timeout: Enter the timeout value used for the DDNS account
here.
Status: Displays the DDNS connection status here.
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The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Enable: Tick this option to enable the Dynamic DNS feature
for IPv6 hosts.
IPv6 Address: Enter the IPv6 Address used here. Alternatively,
the user can select the Computer Name for the
drop-down list and click on the << button to add
it the IPv6 Address field.
Host Name: Enter the IPv6 host name used for the DDNS
account here.
Click on the Save button to add the IPv6 host to the IPv6 Dynamic DNS
List.
Click on the Clear button to clear the information entered in the fields.
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In the IPv6 Dynamic DNS List section, a list of IPv6 hosts will be
displayed. Tick the Enable checkbox to make the host active. To edit a
icon. To remove a specific entry, click on
specific entry click on the
icon.
the
Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made.
Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made.
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System Check
This useful diagnostic utility can be used to check if a computer is on the
Internet. It sends ping packets and listens for replies from the specific
host.
In the Ping Test section the user can test the Internet connectivity by
entering in a host name or the IP address that you want to Ping and click
on the Ping button. The status of your Ping attempt will be displayed in
the Ping Result box.
In the IPv6 Ping Test section the user can test the Internet connectivity
by entering in a host name or the IPv6 address that you want to Ping
and click on the Ping button. The status of your Ping attempt will be
displayed in the Ping Result box.
In the Ping Result section the results of the attempted ping will be
displayed.
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Schedules
Schedules can be created for use with enforcing rules. For example, if you want to restrict web access to Mon-Fri from 3pm to 8pm, you could
create a schedule selecting Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri and enter a Start Time of 3pm and End Time of 8pm.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Name: Enter the custom name for the new schedule rule
here. This name is used for identification.
Day(s): To use every day in the week for this rule, select
the All Week option. To use only selected days for
this rule, select the Select Day(s) option and tick
the appropriate days used for this rule.
All Day - 24 hrs: To enable this rule to run 24 hours instead of only
a certain part of the day, tick this option.
Time Format: Select the appropriate time format to use here.
Start Time: If the All Day option is not selected, the user can
enter the starting time here.
End Time: If the All Day option is not selected, the user can
enter the ending time here.
Click on the Add button to add this new rule to the schedule rules list.
Click on the Cancel button to discard the information and cancel the
rule addition.
In the Schedule Rules List section, the user can view the available schedule rules created. To edit an existing rule, click on the
icon of the specific entry.
entry, To remove an existing rule, click on the
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Status Category
In this category the user will be able to view information regarding the configuration and functionality of this device. Displays like WAN, LAN and
Wireless configurations, System, Firewall and Router logs, and more.
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Device Info
This page displays the current information for the router. It will display the LAN, WAN (Internet), and Wireless information. If your Internet connection
is set up for a Dynamic IP address then a Release button and a Renew button will be displayed. Use Release to disconnect from your ISP and use
Renew to connect to your ISP.
In the General section, information about the time and firmware is
being displayed.
In the WAN section, information about the Internet connection is being
displayed.
In the LAN section, information about the Local Area Network
configuration is being displayed.
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In the Wireless LAN section, information about the Wireless Local Area
Network configuration is being displayed.
In the LAN Computers section, a list of actively connected nodes are
being displayed.
In the IGMP Multicast Memberships section, a list of Multicast Group
Addresses are being displayed.
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Logs
The router automatically logs (records) events of possible interest in it’s internal memory. If there isn’t enough internal memory for all events, logs
of older events are deleted but logs of the latest events are retained. The Logs option allows you to view the router logs. You can define what types
of events you want to view and the level of the events to view. This router also has external Syslog Server support so you can send the log files to
a computer on your network that is running a Syslog utility.
In the Save Log File section, the user can click on the Save button save
the Router’s log entries to a log file on your computer.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
Log Type: Use the radio buttons to select the types of
messages that you want to display from the log.
System, Firewall & Security, and Router Status
messages can be selected.
Log Level: There are three levels of message importance:
Critical, Warning, and Information. Select the
levels that you want displayed in the log.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
First - Last Page: Use these buttons to navigate to the first or last
page of the router logs.
Previous - Next: Use these buttons to navigate to the next or
previous page of the router logs.
Clear: Click on this button to clear all the contents from
the log.
Link to Email Log Click this button to open the Email Settings screen
Settings: so that you can change the Email configuration for
sending logs.
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Statistics
The screen below displays the Traffic Statistics. Here you can view the amount of packets that pass through the router on both the WAN, LAN ports
and the 802.11n/g (2.4GHz) wireless band. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted.
In the LAN Statistics section, the user can view the traffic statistics that
occurred on the LAN interface. Information that is displayed includes the
packets sent and received, packets dropped, collisions that occurred,
and error packets sent and received.
In the WAN Statistics section, the user can view the traffic statistics that
occurred on the WAN interface. Information that is displayed includes
the packets sent and received, packets dropped, collisions that occurred,
and error packets sent and received.
In the Wireless Statistics section, the user can view the traffic statistics
that occurred on the Wireless interface. Information that is displayed
includes the packets sent and received, packets dropped, collisions that
occurred, and error packets sent and received.
Click on the Refresh Statistics button to refresh the display page.
Click on the Reset Statistics button to clear all the statistic information
for all the fields displayed.
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Internet Sessions
The Internet Sessions page displays full details of active Internet sessions
through your router. An Internet session is a conversation between
a program or application on a LAN-side computer and a program or
application on a WAN-side computer.
In the section all the active Internet sessions will be displayed.
Wireless
The wireless client table displays a list of current connected wireless
clients. This table also displays the connection time and MAC address of
the connected wireless clients.
In the Number of Wireless Clients - 2.4GHz Band section a list of 2.4GHz
active wireless clients will be displayed.
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IPv6
The IPv6 page displays a summary of the Router’s IPv6 settings and lists
the IPv6 address and host name of any IPv6 clients.
In the IPv6 Connection Information section, more information about
the IPv6 connection will be displayed. Information like the connection
type, gateway address, Link-Local address, DNS Servers, and more.
In the LAN IPv6 Computers section, a list of actively connected LAN
IPv6 computers will be displayed.
IPv6 Routing
This page displays IPv6 routing details configured for your router.
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Support Category
In this section, the user will have access to a portal of information regarding each and every page that exists on this device. This information gives
the basic description of parameter and uses for the pages.
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Knowledge Base
Wireless Basics
Wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless connectivity within your home,
business or public access wireless networks. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the wireless family of products will allow you to securely access
the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.
A wireless local area network (WLAN) is a cellular computer network that transmits and receives data with radio signals instead of wires. Wireless
LANs are used increasingly in both home and office environments, and public areas such as airports, coffee shops and universities. Innovative ways
to utilize WLAN technology are helping people to work and communicate more efficiently. Increased mobility and the absence of cabling and
other fixed infrastructure have proven to be beneficial for many users.
Wireless users can use the same applications they use on a wired network. Wireless adapter cards used on laptop and desktop systems support the
same protocols as Ethernet adapter cards.
Under many circumstances, it may be desirable for mobile network devices to link to a conventional Ethernet LAN in order to use servers, printers
or an Internet connection supplied through the wired LAN. A Wireless Router is a device used to provide this link.
What is Wireless?
Wireless or Wi-Fi technology is another way of connecting your computer to the network without using wires. Wi-Fi uses radio frequency to
connect wirelessly, so you have the freedom to connect computers anywhere in your home or office network.
How does Wireless work?
Wireless works similar to how cordless phone work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point B. But wireless technology has
restrictions as to how you can access the network. You must be within the wireless network range area to be able to connect your computer. There
are two different types of wireless networks Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), and Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN).
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
In a wireless local area network, a device called an Access Point (AP) connects computers to the network. The access point has a small antenna
attached to it, which allows it to transmit data back and forth over radio signals. With an indoor access point as seen in the picture, the signal can
travel up to 300 feet. With an outdoor access point the signal can reach out up to 30 miles to serve places like manufacturing plants, industrial
locations, college and high school campuses, airports, golf courses, and many other outdoor venues.
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Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN)
Bluetooth is the industry standard wireless technology used for WPAN. Bluetooth devices in WPAN operate in a range up to 30 feet away. Compared
to WLAN the speed and wireless operation range are both less than WLAN, but in return it doesn’t use nearly as much power which makes it ideal
for personal devices, such as mobile phones, PDAs, headphones, laptops, speakers, and other devices that operate on batteries.
Who uses wireless?
Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, office, business, we have a
wireless solution for it.
Home
• Gives everyone at home broadband access
• Surf the web, check email, instant message, etc.
• Gets rid of the cables around the house
• Simple and easy to use
Small Office and Home Office
• Stay on top of everything at home as you would at office
• Remotely access your office network from home
• Share Internet connection and printer with multiple computers
• No need to dedicate office space
Where is wireless used?
Wireless technology is expanding everywhere not just at home or office. People like the freedom of mobility and it’s becoming so popular that
more and more public facilities now provide wireless access to attract people. The wireless connection in public places is usually called “hotspots”.
Using a Wireless Cardbus Adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to Internet from remote locations like: Airports, Hotels,
Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers.
Wireless network is easy to setup, but if you’re installing it for the first time it could be quite a task not knowing where to start. That’s why we’ve put
together a few setup steps and tips to help you through the process of setting up a wireless network.
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Tips
Here are a few things to keep in mind, when you install a wireless network.
Centralize your router or Access Point
Make sure you place the router/access point in a centralized location within your network for the best performance. Try to place the router/access
point as high as possible in the room, so the signal gets dispersed throughout your home. If you have a two-story home, you may need a repeater
to boost the signal to extend the range.
Eliminate Interference
Place home appliances such as cordless telephones, microwaves, and televisions as far away as possible from the router/access point. This would
significantly reduce any interference that the appliances might cause since they operate on same frequency.
Security
Don’t let you next-door neighbors or intruders connect to your wireless network. Secure your wireless network by turning on the WPA or WEP
security feature on the router. Refer to product manual for detail information on how to set it up.
Wireless Modes
There are basically two modes of networking:
• Infrastructure – All wireless clients will connect to an access point or wireless router.
• Ad-Hoc – Directly connecting to another computer, for peer-to-peer communication, using wireless network adapters on each computer, such
as two or more wireless network Cardbus adapters.
An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or wireless router. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect to the wireless router or
access point.
An Ad-Hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless Cardbus adapters. All the adapters must be in Ad-Hoc mode to communicate.
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Wireless Security
This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The router offers wireless security options
like WPA/WPA2 PSK/EAP.
What is WPA?
WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access), is a Wi-Fi standard that was designed to improve the security features of WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy).
The 2 major improvements over WEP:
• Improved data encryption through the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP). TKIP scrambles the keys using a hashing algorithm and, by adding
an integrity-checking feature, ensures that the keys haven’t been tampered with. WPA2 is based on 802.11i and uses Advanced Encryption
Standard (AES) instead of TKIP.
• User authentication, which is generally missing in WEP, through the extensible authentication protocol (EAP). WEP regulates access to a wireless
network based on a computer’s hardware-specific MAC address, which is relatively simple to be sniffed out and stolen. EAP is built on a more
secure public-key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network.
WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK uses a passphrase or key to authenticate your wireless connection. The key is an alpha-numeric password between 8 and 63
characters long. The password can include symbols (!?*&_) and spaces. This key must be the exact same key entered on your wireless router or
access point.
WPA/WPA2 incorporates user authentication through the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). EAP is built on a more secure public key
encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network.
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Networking Basics
Check your IP address
After you install your new network or wireless adapter, by default, the
TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server
(i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please
follow the steps below.
Click on Start > Run. In the run box type cmd and click OK. (Windows®
7/Vista® users type cmd in the Start Search box.) At the prompt, type
ipconfig and press Enter.
This will display the IP address, subnet mask, and the default gateway
of your adapter.
If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security settings,
and the settings on your router. Some firewall software programs may
block a DHCP request on newly installed adapters.
Statically Assign an IP address
If you are not using a DHCP capable gateway/router, or you need to assign
a static IP address, please follow the steps below:
Step 1
• Windows® 7 - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet >
Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Setting.
• Windows Vista® - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet
> Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections.
• Windows® XP - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network Connections.
• Windows® 2000 - From the desktop, right-click My Network Places >
Properties.
Step 2
Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your network
adapter and select Properties.
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Step 3
Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties.
Step 4
Click Use the following IP address and enter an IP address that is on the same subnet as your network or the LAN IP address on your router.
Example:
If the router’s LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1, make your IP address 192.168.0.X where X is a number between 2 and 99. Make sure that the number
you choose is not in use on the network.
Set Default Gateway the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your
router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP.
Step 5
Click OK twice to save your settings.
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Connect to a Wireless Network
Using Window 7
It is recommended to enable wireless security (WPA/WPA2) on your wireless router or access point before configuring your wireless adapter. If you
are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key or passphrase being used.
1. Click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner).
2. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area.
3. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to
and click the Connect button.
If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check your TCP/
IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics
section in this manual for more information.
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4. The following window appears while your computer tries to connect
to the router.
5. Enter the same security key or passphrase that is on your router and
click Connect. You can also connect by pushing the WPS button on the
router.
It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the
connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The
key or passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router.
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Using Window 7 and WPS
The WPS feature of the router can be configured using Windows® 7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows® 7 to configure the WPS feature
of the router:
1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu.
2. Click the Network option.
3. Double-click the Router.
4. Input the WPS PIN number and click Next.
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5. Type a name to identify the network.
6. To configure advanced settings, click on the drop-down icon.
Click Next to continue.
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7. The following window appears while the Router is being configured.
Wait for the configuration to complete.
8. The following window informs you that WPS on the Router has been
setup successfully.
Make a note of the security key as you may need to provide this security
key if adding an older wireless device to the network in the future.
9. Click Close to complete WPS setup.
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Using Window Vista
Windows Vista® users may use the built-in wireless utility. If you are using another company’s utility or Windows® 2000, please refer to the user
manual of your wireless adapter for help with connecting to a wireless network. Most utilities will have a “site survey” option similar to the Windows
Vista® utility as seen below.
If you receive the Wireless Networks Detected bubble, click on the
center of the bubble to access the utility or right-click on the wireless
computer icon in your system tray (lower‑right corner next to the time).
Select Connect to a network.
The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area.
Click on your wireless network (displayed using the SSID) and click the
Connect button.
If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check you TCP/
IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics
section in this manual for more information.
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It is recommended to enable wireless security (WPA/WPA2) on your
wireless router or access point before configuring your wireless adapter.
If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security
key or passphrase being used.
1. Open the Windows Vista® Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the
wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner of screen).
Select Connect to a network.
2. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to
and click Connect.
3. Enter the same security key or passphrase that is on your router and
click Connect.
It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the
connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The
key or passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router.
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Using Window XP
Windows® XP users may use the built-in wireless utility (Zero Configuration Utility). The following instructions are for Service Pack 2 users. If you are
using another company’s utility or Windows® 2000, please refer to the user manual of your wireless adapter for help with connecting to a wireless
network. Most utilities will have a “site survey” option similar to the Windows® XP utility as seen below.
If you receive the Wireless Networks Detected bubble, click on the
center of the bubble to access the utility or right-click on the wireless
computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner next to the time).
Select View Available Wireless Networks.
The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. Click
on a network (displayed using the SSID) and click the Connect button.
If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check you TCP/
IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics
section in this manual for more information.
It is recommended to enable WPA on your wireless router or access
point before configuring your wireless adapter. If you are joining an
existing network, you will need to know the WPA key being used.
1. Open the Windows XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless
computer icon in your system tray (lower-right corner of screen). Select
View Available Wireless Networks.
2. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to
and click Connect.
3. The Wireless Network Connection box will appear. Enter the WPA-PSK
passphrase and click Connect.
It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the
connection fails, please verify that the WPA-PSK settings are correct. The
WPA-PSK passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router.
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Troubleshooting
This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the router. Read the following descriptions if
you are having problems. The examples below are illustrated in Windows® XP. If you have a different operating system, the screen captures on your
computer will look similar to the following examples.
Why can’t I access the web-based configuration utility?
When entering the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1 for example), you are not connecting to a website nor do you have to be connected to
the Internet. The device has the utility built-in to a ROM chip in the device itself. Your computer must be on the same IP subnet to connect to the
web-based utility.
Make sure you have an updated Java-enabled web browser. We recommend the following:
• Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6.0 and higher
• Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and higher
• Google™ Chrome 2.0 and higher
• Apple Safari 3.0 and higher
Verify physical connectivity by checking for solid link lights on the device. If you do not get a solid link light, try using a different cable or connect
to a different port on the device if possible. If the computer is turned off, the link light may not be on.
Disable any Internet security software running on the computer. Software firewalls such as Zone Alarm, Black Ice, Sygate, Norton Personal Firewall,
and Windows® XP firewall may block access to the configuration pages. Check the help files included with your firewall software for more information
on disabling or configuring it.
Configure your Internet settings:
• Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel. Double-click the Internet Options Icon. From the Security tab, click the button to restore the settings to
their defaults.
• Click the Connection tab and set the dial-up option to Never Dial a Connection. Click the LAN Settings button. Make sure nothing is checked.
Click OK.
• Go to the Advanced tab and click the button to restore these settings to their defaults. Click OK three times.
• Close your web browser (if open) and open it.
Access the web management. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your router in the address bar. This should open the login page
for your web management.
If you still cannot access the configuration, unplug the power to the router for 10 seconds and plug back in. Wait about 30 seconds and try
accessing the configuration. If you have multiple computers, try connecting using a different computer.
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What can I do if I forgot my password?
If you forgot your password, you must reset your router. Unfortunately this process will change all your settings back to the factory defaults.
To reset the router, locate the reset button (hole) on the bottom panel of the unit. With the router powered on, use a paperclip to hold the button
down for 10 seconds. Release the button and the router will go through its reboot process. Wait about 30 seconds to access the router. The default
IP address is 192.168.0.1. When logging in, the username is admin and leave the password box empty.
Why can’t I connect to certain sites or send and receive emails when connecting through my router?
If you are having a problem sending or receiving email, or connecting to secure sites such as eBay, banking sites, and Hotmail, we suggest lowering
the MTU in increments of ten (Ex. 1492, 1482, 1472, etc).
To find the proper MTU Size, you’ll have to do a special ping of the destination you’re trying to go to. A destination could be another computer, or
a URL.
• Click on Start and then click Run.
• Windows® 95, 98, and Me users type in command (Windows® NT, 2000, and XP users type in cmd) and press Enter (or click OK).
• Once the window opens, you’ll need to do a special ping. Use the following syntax: ping [url] [-f ] [-l] [MTU value]
Example: ping yahoo.com -f -l 1472
You should start at 1472 and work your way down by 10 each time.
Once you get a reply, go up by 2 until you get a fragmented packet.
Take that value and add 28 to the value to account for the various TCP/
IP headers. For example, lets say that 1452 was the proper value, the
actual MTU size would be 1480, which is the optimum for the network
we’re working with (1452+28=1480).
Once you find your MTU, you can now configure your router with the
proper MTU size.
To change the MTU rate on your router follow the steps below:
• Open your browser, enter the IP address of your router (192.168.0.1)
and click OK.
• Enter your username (admin) and password (blank by default). Click
OK to enter the web configuration page for the device.
• Click on Setup and then click Manual Configure.
• To change the MTU enter the number in the MTU field and click Save Settings to save your settings.
• Test your email. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in increments of ten.
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Appendix A - Technical Specifications
Technical Specifications
Standards
• IEEE 802.11n
• IEEE 802.11g
• IEEE 802.3
• IEEE 802.3u
Security
• WPA-Personal
•Wi-Fi protected set-up(PBC/PIN)
• WPA2-Personal
• WPA-Enterprise
• WPA2-Enterprise
Wireless Signal Rates*
• 300Mbps • 12Mbps
• 108Mbps • 11Mbps
• 54Mbps • 9Mbps
• 48Mbps
• 6Mbps
• 36Mbps
• 5.5Mbps
• 24Mbps
• 2Mbps • 18Mbps • 1Mbps
MSC (0-15)
• 130Mbps (270)
• 117Mbps (243)
• 104Mbps (216)
• 78Mbps (162)
• 66Mbps (135)
• 58.5Mbps (121.5)
• 52Mbps (108)
• 39Mbps (81)
• 26Mbps (54)
• 19.5Mbps (40.5)
• 12Mbps (27)
• 6.5Mbps (13.5)
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Frequency Range
• 2.4GHz to 2.483GHz
Maximum transmit output power
• 20dBm ± 2dB at 11, 5.5, 2, and 1Mbps at room temperature 25 °C
LEDs
• Power • WLAN • Internet
• WPS
Operating Temperature
• 32°F to 131°F ( 0°C to 55°C)
Humidity
• 95% maximum (non-condensing)
Safety & Emissions
• FCC
• CE
Dimensions
• L = 3.8 inches
• W = 4.6 inches
• H = 7.4 inches
Warranty
• 2 Year
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