Cisco WRVS4400N Wireless-N Gigabit Security Router with VPN

Cisco WRVS4400N Wireless-N Gigabit Security Router with VPN
Quick Start Guide
Product Overview
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Router with VPN. The WRVS4400N Router with VPN is an advanced Internetsharing network solution for your small business needs.
INTERNET LED—The Internet LED lights up green to indicate the line speed of
the device attached to the Internet port. If the router is connected to a cable or
DSL modem, typically the 100 LED will be the only LED lit up, indicating
100 Mbps. Flashing indicates activity.
Placement Options
Back Panel
Desktop Option
The Ethernet ports, Internet port, Reset button, and Power port are on the back
panel of the router.
For desktop placement, place the Cisco WRVS4400N router horizontally on a
surface so it sits on its four rubber feet.
Front Panel
You can place the router horizontally on the rubber feet, mount it in the stand, or
mount it on the wall.
STEP 2 With the two large prongs of one of the stands facing outward, insert
the short prongs into the little slots in the router and push the stand
upward until the stand snaps into place.
Stand Option
The LEDs are on the front panel of the router.
To install the router vertically in the supplied stands, follow the steps below.
STEP 3 Repeat step 2 with the other stand.
Wall Option
To mount the Cisco WRVS4400N router on the wall, follow these steps.
• Stands
• Quick Start Guide
• Documentation and Software on CD-ROM
WIRELESS—The Wireless LED lights up green when the wireless module is
enabled. The LED is off when the wireless module is disabled. The LED flashes
green when the data is transmitting or receiving on the wireless module.
ETHERNET Port LEDs (1-4)—For each LAN port, there are three LEDs. If a port
LED is continuously lit green, the router is connected to a device at the speed
indicated through the corresponding port (1, 2, 3, or 4). The LED flashes green
when a router is actively sending or receiving data on that port.
POWER Port—Connects the router to power via the supplied AC power
INTERNET Port—Provides a WAN connection to a cable modem or DSL
ETHERNET Ports (1-4)—Provide a LAN connection to network devices, such
as PCs, print servers, or additional switches.
• If you are experiencing extreme problems with the router and have tried all
other troubleshooting measures, press and hold in the Reset button for
10 seconds. This will restore the factory defaults and clear all of the router
settings, such as port forwarding or a new password.
• Power Adapter
IPS LED—The IPS LED lights up when the Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
function is enabled. If the LED is off, then IPS functions are disabled. The IPS LED
flashes green when an external attack is detected. It flashes red when an
internal attack is detected.
• Network Cable
• If the router is having problems connecting to the Internet, press the Reset
button for just a second with a paper clip or a pencil tip. This is similar to
pressing the reset button on your PC to reboot it.
• WRVS4400N Router
DIAG LED—If this light is off, the system is ready. The Diag LED blinks red during
firmware upgrades.
RESET Button—The Reset button can be used in two ways:
STEP 2 With the back panel pointing up (if installing vertically), line up the
router so that the wall-mount crisscross slots on the bottom of the
access point line up with the two screws.
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POWER LED—Lights up green to indicate the router is powered on. The LED
flashes when the router is running a diagnostic test.
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Model WRVS4400N
Wireless-N Gigabit Security Router with VPN
STEP 1 Determine where you want to mount the router and install two
screws (not supplied) that are 2-9/16 in. apart (approximately
64.5 mm.).
STEP 1 Locate the left side panel of the router.
STEP 3 Place the wall-mount slots over the screws and slide the router down
until the screws fit snugly into the wall-mount slots.
Before You Begin
To prepare the router for installation do the following:
• Obtain the setup information for your specific type of Internet connection
from your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
• Power off all of your network hardware, including the router, PCs, and cable
modem or DSL modem.
STEP 3 Connect an Ethernet network cable from your cable or DSL modem to
the Internet port on the router’s back panel.
Perform the steps in this section to install the hardware.
Configure the Router
L2TP: L2TP is used mostly in Europe. Check with your ISP for the
necessary setup information.
To configure the WRVS4400N router, plug a PC into the router and launch the
web-based configuration utility as follows.
STEP 1 Connect one end of an Ethernet network cable to one of the LAN
ports (labeled 1-4) on the back of the router. Connect the other end
to an Ethernet port on a PC.
Heartbeat Signal: Heartbeat Signal is used primarily in Australia.
Check with your ISP for the necessary setup information.
STEP 8 When you are finished entering your Internet connection settings, click
STEP 9 Restart or power on your PC to obtain the new router setting.
Before setting up the router, make sure your PCs are
configured to obtain an IP (or TCP/IP) address automatically
from the router.
STEP 10 Test the setup by opening your web browser from any computer and
Congratulations! The installation of the router is complete.
STEP 1 Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.
STEP 2 In the Address field enter and press Enter.
STEP 3 In the User Name and Password fields, enter admin.
The default user name and password is admin.
STEP 4 Click OK.
For added security, you should later set a new password using the
Administration > Management window of the web-based utility.
STEP 4 Power on the cable or DSL modem.
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STEP 5 Connect the power adapter to the Power port on the router and plug
the other end into an electrical outlet.
STEP 6 If requested by your ISP (usually cable ISPs), complete the Host Name
and Domain Name fields, and the MTU and MTU Size fields.
Otherwise, leave the defaults.
STEP 6 The Power and Internet LEDs on the front panel will light up green as
soon as the power adapter is connected properly.
STEP 7 In the WAN screen, choose an Internet Connection Type from the
drop-down menu. Depending on which internet connection type you
select, additional setup may be required.
STEP 7 Power on the PCs.
The router hardware installation is now complete.
STEP 2 Repeat step 1 to connect up to four PCs, switches, or other network
devices to the router.
STEP 5 The web-based utility will appear with the Setup menu and Summary
selected. Click WAN under the Setup menu.
The Internet Connection Types are:
Automatic Configuration - DHCP: If you are connecting through DHCP
or a dynamic IP address from your ISP, keep this default setting.
Static IP: If your ISP assigns you a static IP address, select Static IP
from the drop-down menu. Complete the Internet IP Address, Subnet
Mask, Default Gateway, and DNS fields. Enter at least one DNS
PPPoE: If you are connecting through PPPoE, select PPPoE from the
drop-down menu. Complete the User Name and Password fields.
PPTP: PPTP is a service used in Europe only. If you are using a PPTP
connection, check with your ISP for the necessary setup information.
For more information about advanced settings and security
options, refer to the Cisco WRVS4400N Wireless-N Gigabit
Security Router with VPN Administration Guide on your CDROM. You can also access this guide and other related
documentation on, as indicated in the next
Where to Go from Here
Customer Support
Open Source License
Compliance and
Safety Information
Warranty Information
Cisco Partner Central
site for Small Business
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