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DSL Modem Internet Gateway
with 4-port 10/100 Mbps switch DG814
Installation Guide
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DSL Modem Internet Gateway DG814
Thank you for purchasing a NETGEAR DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway. With this
gateway you can have secure Internet access through its high-speed ADSL modem and share
this modem with several computers.
This installation guide shows you how to connect the gateway and configure it and your
computers for secure Internet access. Setup is easy—follow the instructions in this guide and
your system will be up and running quickly.
With Auto Uplink™ on each network port, you don’t have to worry about which type of Ethernet
cable you use when you connect your computers, servers or other network devices to the gateway.
Each network port automatically configures itself correctly when you plug in the cable.
If you have problems, there is a troubleshooting section on pages 11 and 12 to help you. You
can get more detailed troubleshooting information from the Reference Manual on the CD,
online at, or by phone. There’s a short glossary available on page 13 if
you have questions about terminology and a more extensive glossary in the Reference Manual.
Installation Overview
Estimated time: 15 to 30 minutes
Gather the configuration information you have for your Internet account from your
Internet Service Provider (ISP).
Connect the gateway to one computer.
Configure that computer to work with the gateway and restart the computer and gateway.
Configure the gateway and go online to test the connection.
Connect other computers, configure them and restart each. (optional)
Configure for content filtering or port forwarding. (optional)
On the DG814 Resource CD, you’ll find the DG814 Installation Assistant, which supplements
the instructions in this installation guide by animating the step-by-step procedures given here.
For more detailed information about installation, troubleshooting and configuration
procedures, see the Reference Manual on the CD.
What’s in the Box
DSL Modem Internet
Gateway DG814
Power adapter
DG814 DSL Modem Internet
Gateway Resource CD, installation
guide, support information card &
warranty/registration card
Category 5
100 Mbps
Ethernet cable
Micro Filter
Phone Cable
When you open the box, verify that you received everything.
The package includes:
DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway
AC power adapter
Microfilter splitter (depending on the country of purchase)
Category 5 Ethernet straight-through cable
Phone cable
DG814 Resource CD, including a full Reference Manual and Installation Assistant
DG814 Installation Guide (this document)
Warranty and registration card
Support information card
Gather Configuration Information from
Your Internet Service Provider
Before installing the DG814 gateway, you should have active DSL service and an Internet account
with an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
For each computer that you want to connect to the gateway, you must have
An available RJ-45 Ethernet port (or adapter) — either built-in or from a network
interface card (NIC) installed in the computer.
Note: If you have a built-in modem or a modem card, the telephone jack for the
modem looks very similar to an RJ-45 Ethernet port, but the RJ-45 port is larger.
TCP/IP networking installed.
Windows® computers: Client for Microsoft® Networks software installed.
Note: TCP/IP and Client for Microsoft Networks is installed on most Windows
computers. If you have viewed Web sites with a browser, you are ready to go.
Please see the Reference Manual on the CD if you need help installing either on a
Windows computer.
A Category 5 (Cat 5) Ethernet patch cable.
Note: There is one cable in the box with the gateway.
Connection information
Later in the setup process you’ll configure the gateway to work with your network and, at that
time, you’ll need to know the type of account you have with your ISP and specific account
The next page includes blanks for you to fill in and refer to later.
Note: Your ISP should have provided you with a summary sheet of all the
information needed to connect your computer to the Internet. If you cannot locate
the information, you’ll have to contact your ISP.
Host and Domain Names
Some ISPs use a specific host or domain name—like CCA7324-A or home. If you haven’t
been given specific information about host or domain names then use the following examples
as a guide:
If your main e-mail account with your ISP is, then use aaa as your host
name. (Your ISP might call this your account, user, host, computer or system name.)
If your ISP’s mail server is, then use as the domain name.
Account name:
Domain name:
Login Name
If your ISP requires a login name and password (possibly because you have a PPPoE or PPPoA
account), fill in the following:
Login name:
(may be your full e-mail address)
Service name:
(if required by your ISP)
Note: The login name could be called a user name or account name by your ISP.
The login name is case sensitive. You must type it exactly as given by your ISP. For
example, c_jones is a different login name than C_Jones or cjones.
Fixed (or static) IP address
If you have a static IP address through your ISP, fill in the following information:
Internet IP address:
Subnet mask:
Gateway IP address:
Note: For example, a
valid IP address could
DNS server address information
If you were given specific Domain Name System (DNS) server addresses, fill in the following:
DNS Server IP address(es):
Install the Gateway
After unpacking the box and locating the configuration
information, you can install the gateway.
Note: You do not have to power down any
equipment to do this, but if you need to move your
computers (perhaps to get to ports in the back),
you may want to shut down the computers before
moving them.
Connect the microfilter splitter into the telephone
wall jack.
Connect a phone cord between the DSL port and
one of the smaller connector ports on the gateway.
Use an Ethernet cable to connect the computer to one of the four numbered Ethernet
ports on the gateway.
To use a telephone with this wall jack, connect a phone cord into the Phone port.
Connect the power adapter into the back of the gateway and then plug the adapter into a
power source (such as a wall socket or power strip).
DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway
Note: If you want to connect other computers into the gateway, don’t connect them
now. Do that after you know that the gateway setup works with one computer.
Turn the gateway’s power on.
Note: If you don’t want to connect a telephone at the wall jack, you may connect the
gateway directly to the wall jack with a phone cord. You can connect a telephone to
the gateway by placing a microfilter between the gateway and the telephone’s cord.
Check the setup
The Test light turns on for a few seconds and then goes off.
Note: If the Test light stays on or blinks, go to Troubleshooting on page 11.
The Power and Internet lights should be lit.
The number of the port with the computer (if powered up)
should be lit and may blink to show network activity.
Note: If the connection is a 100 Mbps connection, the number is green. If it is a
10 Mbps connection, the number is yellow. If either the Power, Internet or port
number light isn’t lit, go to Troubleshooting on page 11.
Configure the Computer to Work with
the Gateway and Restart the Network
Next, you configure the computer to interact with the gateway. To do this, you configure the
TCP/IP settings on the computer and then restart the network. How you do this depends on
your computer.
Windows Operating System
Normally, you leave the TCP/IP setup parameters at their factory default settings unless you
have a specific reason to change them. You should verify that the computer is set to ‘obtain an
IP address automatically’ in the Network control panel.
Windows 98 or Me
Windows 2000 or XP
Choose Settings>Control Panel
from the Start menu.
Right-click My Network Place and
choose Properties.
Double-click the Network icon.
Click the Configuration tab.
Double-click Local Area Network
Connection and click Properties.
In the list of installed network
components, select the TCP/IP
entry for the computer’s
Ethernet adapter or NIC.
Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and
click Properties.
Select Obtain IP address automatically
and Obtain DNS server address
Click Properties.
Click the IP Address tab.
Click OK twice and click Close.
If not selected, select Obtain an
IP address automatically.
Go to Restarting the Network.
Click the Gateway tab.
Select and remove any IP Gateway
addresses that are listed.
10. Click OK and click OK again to.
close the Network control panel.
11. Go to Restarting the Network on the
next page.
Windows 98/Me
Macintosh Operating System
Mac OS® 8.6 or 9.x
Choose Control Panels >TCP/IP
from the Apple () menu.
If not already selected, select Ethernet
in the Connect via list.
Select Using DHCP Server in the
Configure list.
Click the close box.
Click Save.
Go to Restarting the Network.
Mac OS X
Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu.
Double-click Network.
If not already selected, select Built-in Ethernet in the Configure list.
If not already selected, select Using DHCP in the TCP/IP tab.
Click Save.
Go to Restarting the Network.
Mac OS 8.6/9.x
Linux® or UNIX® Operating System
If you’re installing the gateway with a Linux-based or UNIX-based computer, see your system
documentation to set up TCP/IP networking to obtain IP addresses automatically using DHCP.
Restarting the Network
Once you’ve set up your computer to work with the gateway, you must reset the network for
the devices to be able to communicate.
Turn the the gateway off, wait 15 seconds, and then power it up again.
Wait until the Test light stops blinking. (10 seconds)
Restart the computer that is connected to the gateway.
Note: If the Test light stays lit, go to Troubleshooting on page 11.
Configure the Gateway and Test the
Now you configure the gateway to work with your ISP. You’ll need the information you filled
in on page 4. You configure your gateway using Internet browser software such as Microsoft®
Internet Explorer 5.0 or Netscape Navigator® 4.7 or later. You can either use the Smart Wizard
or configure the gateway yourself.
Start a browser on the computer connected to the gateway.
In the Address or Location box, type and press Enter or Return.
Note: You may want to bookmark this address in your browser for handy access in
the future.
In the User Name box, type admin
In the Password box, type password
Click OK.
The gateway’s Setup Wizard page appears.
To have the Setup Wizard automatically configure the router, click Yes, click Next and
follow the instructions on screen.
To configure it yourself, click No, then click Next and continue with the steps listed here.
Fill in the form on the Basic Settings page. (Refer to page 4 where you filled in the
information previously.)
Note: Helpful information appears on the right side of the page to assist you as you
fill in the form. You may also find pertinent information in the NETGEAR Router ISP
Click Apply to have your information sent to the router.
Test the Connection
Click the Test button on the Basic Settings page.
This should open a new browser window and take you to NETGEAR’s Web site
Note: If NETGEAR’S Web site doesn’t appear, go to Troubleshooting on page 11.
Close the browser window showing NETGEAR’s success page.
Click the Logout button on the left navigation area.
Note: If you get asked about closing the browser window, click Yes.
Connect and Configure Other Computers
Now that you have one computer set up to access the Internet through the gateway, you can
connect other computers so they can share access.
For each computer, connect a Category 5 Ethernet cable between it and one of the
remaining numbered Ethernet ports on the gateway.
Check to make sure that the associated port number light is lit. The light flashes when
data is being transferred over the connection.
Note: If the numbered light isn’t lit, go to Troubleshooting on page 11.
Go back to Installation Step 3 (pages 6 and 7) and go through the sequence of steps
applicable for each computer.
Restart each computer.
Test each computer’s connection by going to NETGEAR’s Web site
( from each computer.
Note: If you have more than 4 computers to connect to this gateway, you must
connect them to a hub or switch (such as the NETGEAR 5-port or 8-port Fast
Ethernet Switch) and then connect the hub or switch to the gateway. By using hubs
or switches, you may connect up to 253 computers to the gateway.
Optional Configurations
Content Filtering
After you have successfully set up the gateway for Internet access, you can configure it to filter
out inappropriate Web pages.
Start your browser and open the Settings pages by going to
To block keywords or Internet domains, click Block Sites under the Content Filtering
Select the Turn Keyword Blocking On check box.
Type a keyword or domain name to block in the box and click Add Keyword. (For
example, you may want to block sites with the word “sex” in the address.)
Continue adding names and keywords until you are finished.
Click Apply to save your changes.
Note: For more information about content filtering and reporting features, see the
Reference Manual on the Model DG814 Resource CD.
Internet Services and Gaming
To have a Web server, e-mail server or other server on your network accessible from the
Internet, to play Internet-enabled games, or to use Internet communication features (such as
chat), you’ll have to allow access to those computers from the Internet. You do this by
configuring the Port Forwarding feature of the gateway using the Settings pages.
Start your browser and open the Settings pages by going to
Click Port Forwarding.
Configure each computer as needed. (Read the Help pane for specific information.)
Click Apply.
Note: For more information about port forwarding, click the Port Forwarding Help
link on the index page for the Model DG814 Resource CD.
No lights are lit on the gateway
The gateway has no power.
• Make sure the power adapter is properly connected to the gateway.
Make sure the power adapter is properly connected to a functioning power outlet. If it’s in
a power strip, make sure the power strip is turned on.
Make sure the power switch in the back is in the On position.
Test light remains lit
After you plug in the power adapter and turn on the gateway, the Test light
should turn on and then, after approximately 10 seconds, turn off.
If the Test light does not turn off, turn off the gateway and then turn
it on again. Contact NETGEAR if this doesn’t solve the problem.
The Internet light doesn’t light up
The Power light and at least one numbered light is lit, but the Internet
light isn’t lit.
You may not have active DSL service yet. Contact your provider to
verify activation.
There is no numbered light lit for a connected device
There’s a hardware connection problem.
Make sure the cable connectors are securely plugged in at the gateway and the device.
Make sure the connected device is turned on.
I cannot get onto the Internet with a computer
You may not have restarted the computer or the network to have TCP/IP changes take effect.
Restart the computer.
Turn off the gateway, and then restart the network. See Restarting the Network on page 7.
Your computer may not recognize any addresses.
If you typed in addresses of one or two DNS servers when you configured the gateway,
restart your computer. Open the gateway’s Settings pages and verify that the DNS
addresses appear. See instructions on page 8 to view the gateway’s Basic Settings page.
Your computer may not have the correct TCP/IP settings to recognize the gateway.
Restart the computer and check that you have TCP/IP set up properly.
For Windows, the Network Properties should have Obtain an IP address automatically
selected (see page 6). For Macintosh computers, the TCP/IP (or Network) control panel
should be set to Using DHCP Server (see page 7).
You may also verify that the gateway’s local IP address is The computer’s IP
address should be between and
Your gateway might not be able to obtain a IP address from the ISP.
Start your browser, type the address for an external site (like,
and press Enter (Windows) or Return (Macintosh).
Go to the gateway’s Settings pages by going to
In the User ID box type admin, in the Password box type password, and click OK.
Under the Maintenance heading, click Gateway Status.
Check that an IP address is shown for the WAN Port.
If you see, contact your ISP to get current configuration information.
Resetting TCP/IP Properties (Windows)
If you’re on a Windows computer and are still having problems, you may try the following
procedure before contacting technical support.
Windows 98/Me
Windows 2000
Windows XP
1. Click the Start button and
then click Run.
1. Click the Start button
and then click Run.
1. Open My Network Places.
2. Type winipcfg and then
click OK.
2. Type CMD and
click OK.
3. Select your Ethernet adapter.
3. Type ipconfig/all.
2. Click View network
connections (Network Tasks).
3. Click your enabled LAN
For any Windows computer, if you are using the recommended default TCP/IP settings,
they should be: • IP Address: between and
• Subnet Mask:
• Default Gateway:
4. Click More Info and verify
that the DNS Servers box
5. Click Release All and
then Renew All.
6. Verify that you got a valid
address and click OK.
4. Type ipconfig/release.
5. Type ipconfig/renew.
4. Click Repair this
connection (Network Tasks).
6. Verify that you got a
valid address and close
the window.
5. Verify that you got a valid
address and close the
Note: For Windows XP, you’ll
find the TCP/IP information in
the Details area.
Glossary of Terms
You’ll find a more extensive glossary in the Reference Manual on the DG814 Resource CD.
Category 5 (CAT5): A twisted pair cable that meets specified requirements for high-speed networking.
Domain Name System (DNS) server: A server that matches URLs (such as to
numeric IP addresses.
IP Address: A 4-part number uniquely defining each host on the Internet. Usually written in dotteddecimal notation with separating periods (for example,
ISP: Internet service provider.
Local Area Network (LAN): A communications network within a limited area, such as one building.
PPP: Point-to-Point Protocol, the standard Internet protocol for dial-up connections.
PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE): A protocol for connecting remote hosts to the Internet over an always-on
connection by simulating a dial-up connection.
TCP/IP: Transfer Control Protocol (TCP) with Internet Protocol (IP). The main internetworking protocol
used in the Internet.
Wide Area Network (WAN): A long distance link used to extend or connect remotely located local area
networks (for example, connecting your home computer to the Internet).
Gateway System Requirements
To use the gateway in your network you must have:
ADSL service
An account with an ISP
Ethernet network card (NIC) or built-in networking for each computer
Network software (Windows, Mac OS, Linux or UNIX)
Internet Explorer 5.0 or later; Netscape Navigator 4.7 or later
Gateway Specifications
Routing Protocols:
Power Adapter:
W: 175 mm (6.89") D: 118 mm (4.65") H: 28 mm (1.10")
0.3 kg (0.661 lbs.)
ARM7, 50MHz
1 MB Flash, 8 MB SDRAM
10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX
18 V AC, 0.4 A with localized plug for North America, Japan, UK, Europe
or Australia
Environmental Specifications
Operating temperature:
Operating humidity:
0 to 40°C (32˚ to 104˚F)
90% maximum relative humidity, noncondensing
FCC Part 15 Class B
VCCI Class B
EN 55 022 (CISPR 22), Class B Interface Specifications
Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) Statement
This equipment is in the second category (information equipment to be used in residential areas) and conforms to the
standards set by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Data Processing Equipment and Electronic Office
Machines that are aimed at preventing radio interference in residential areas.
EN 55 022 Declaration of Conformance
This is to certify that the NETGEAR Model DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway is shielded against the generation
of radio interference in accordance with the application of Council Directive 89/336/EEC, Article 4a. Conformity is
declared by the application of EN 55 022 Class B (CISPR 22).
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance Notice: Radio Frequency Notice
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15
of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is
no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Canadian Department of Communications Radio Interference Regulations
This digital apparatus (NETGEAR Model DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway) does not exceed the Class B limits
for radio-noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian
Department of Communications.
Règlement sur le brouillage radioélectrique du ministère des Communications
Cet appareil numérique (NETGEAR Model DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway) respecte les limites de bruits
radioélectriques visant les appareils numériques de classe B prescrites dans le Règlement sur le brouillage radioélectrique
du ministère des Communications du Canada.
Statement of Conditions
In the interest of improving internal design, operational function, and/or reliability, NETGEAR reserves the right to
make changes to the products described in this document without notice.
NETGEAR does not assume any liability that may occur due to the use or application of the product(s) or circuit
layout(s) described herein.
Certificate of the Manufacturer/Importer
It is hereby certified that the NETGEAR Model DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway has been suppressed in
accordance with the conditions set out in the BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/1991 and Vfg 46/1992. The operation of some
equipment (for example, test transmitters) in accordance with the regulations may, however, be subject to certain
restrictions. Please refer to the notes in the operating instructions.
Federal Office for Telecommunications Approvals has been notified of the placing of this equipment on the market and
has been granted the right to test the series for compliance with the regulations.
Bestätigung des Herstellers/Importeurs
Es wird hiermit bestätigt, daß das Model DG814 DSL Modem Internet Gateway gemäß der im BMPT-AmtsblVfg
243/1991 und Vfg 46/1992 aufgeführten Bestimmungen entstört ist. Das vorschriftsmäßige Betreiben einiger Geräte
(z.B. Testsender) kann jedoch gewissen Beschränkungen unterliegen. Lesen Sie dazu bitte die Anmerkungen in der
Das Bundesamt für Zulassungen in der Telekommunikation wurde davon unterrichtet, daß dieses Gerät auf den Markt
gebracht wurde und es ist berechtigt, die Serie auf die Erfüllung der Vorschriften hin zu überprüfen.
June 2002
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