Actiontec electronic Network Router GT724R User manual

Actiontec electronic Network Router GT724R User manual
$3, -ODEM
-ODEL '42
5SER -ANUAL
6ER 1
3OLUTIONS FOR THE $IGITAL ,IFE»
4ABLE OF #ONTENTS
)NTRODUCTION
-INIMUM 3YSTEM 2EQUIREMENTS
&EATURES
'ETTING TO +NOW THE -ODEM
0ERFORMING A 1UICK 3ETUP
!CCESSING 1UICK 3ETUP 3CREENS
#HANGING THE 0ASSWORD
6IEWING THE -ODEMS 3TATUS
"ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUS
.ETWORK 3TATUS
#ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
!CCESSING THE !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
$3, 3ETTINGS
$(#0 3ETTINGS
,!. )0 !DDRESS
7!. )0 !DDRESS
1O3 3ETTINGS 5PSTREAM
1O3 3ETTINGS $OWNSTREAM
1O3 3TATUS
2EMOTE -ANAGEMENT
4ELNET 4IMEOUT 3ETTING
$YNAMIC 2OUTING
3TATIC 2OUTING
50N0 5NIVERSAL 0LUG AND 0LAY
4IME :ONE
2EMOTE 3YSLOG #APTURE
#ONFIGURING 3ECURITY 3ETTINGS
!CCESSING 7IRED 3ECURITY 3CREENS
!DMIN 5SER .AME AND 0ASSWORD
&IREWALL
0ORT &ORWARDING
$-: (OSTING
.!4 .ETWORK !DDRESS 4RANSLATION
I
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
#ONFIGURING )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROLS
!CCESSING )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROL 3CREENS
3ERVICES "LOCKING
7EBSITE "LOCKING
3CHEDULE 2ULES
#ONFIGURING THE -ODEMS 5TILITIES
!CCESSING THE 5TILITIES 3CREENS
2ESTORE $EFAULT 3ETTINGS
5PGRADE &IRMWARE
7EB !CTIVITY ,OG
3YSTEM ,OG
/!- 0ING 4EST
0ING 4EST
2EBOOT
4ROUBLESHOOTING
4ROUBLESHOOTING
&REQUENTLY !SKED 1UESTIONS
! 3PECIFICATIONS
'ENERAL
,%$ )NDICATORS
%NVIRONMENTAL
" 3ETTING UP 3TATIC )0ON A #OMPUTER
7INDOWS 7INDOWS 80
7INDOWS 6ISTA
# 3ERVICE !CRONYMS
3ERVICE !CRONYM $EFINITIONS
$ 'LOSSARY
.OTICES
2EGULATORY #OMPLIANCE .OTICES
-ODIFICATIONS
,IMITED 7ARRANTY
II
)NTRODUCTION
4HANK YOU FOR PURCHASING THE !CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 4HE -ODEM IS THE SIMPLEST
WAY TO CONNECT COMPUTERS TO A HIGH SPEED BROADBAND CONNECTION 4HIS EASY TO USE
PRODUCT IS PERFECT FOR THE HOME OFFICE OR SMALL BUSINESS )F YOU WANT TO TAKE YOUR
COMPUTING TO THE NEXT LEVEL THE $3, -ODEM IS SURE TO BE ONE OF THE KEYS TO
YOUR SUCCESS
-INIMUM 3YSTEM 2EQUIREMENTS
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!CTIVE $3, SERVICE
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#OMPUTER WITH A -BPS OR -BPS %THERNET CONNECTION
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-ICROSOFT 7INDOWS 80 6ISTA
-AC /3 /3 8
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)NTERNET %XPLORER OR HIGHER X RECOMMENDED OR .ETSCAPE .AVIGATOR
OR HIGHER RECOMMENDED
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4#0)0 NETWORK PROTOCOL INSTALLED ON EACH COMPUTER
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
&EATURES
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!$3, 7!. PORT 2* s
&ULL RATE !.3) 4 )SSUE )45 ''DMT AND ''LITE
STANDARD COMPLIANCE
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!UTO HANDSHAKE FOR DIFFERENT !$3, SERVICES
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"RIDGED %THERNET OVER !4- 000 OVER !4- 000 OVER %THERNET
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0RECISE !4- TRAFFIC SHAPING
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)0 PACKET ROUTING AND TRANSPARENT BRIDGE
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2)0 2)0 AND STATIC ROUTING PROTOCOL SUPPORT
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"UILT IN .!4 $(#0 SERVER
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$.3 RELAY SUPPORT
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0!0#(!0 AUTHENTICATION ADMINISTRATIVE PASSWORDS THROUGH 4ELNET
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)%%% %THERNET STANDARD COMPLIANCE
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"ASE 4 %THERNET PORTS s
&AST %THERNET FLOW CONTROL SUPPORT
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7EB BASED CONFIGURATION SETUP
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&40 FIRMWARE UPGRADEABLE
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7EB DOWNLOAD SUPPORT
#HAPTER )NTRODUCTION
'ETTING TO +NOW THE -ODEM
4HIS SECTION CONTAINS A QUICK DESCRIPTION OF THE -ODEMS LIGHTS PORTS ETC
4HE -ODEM HAS SEVERAL INDICATOR LIGHTS ,%$S ON ITS FRONT PANEL AND A SERIES OF
PORTS ON ITS REAR PANEL
&RONT 0ANEL
4HE FRONT PANEL OF THE -ODEM FEATURES SEVEN LIGHTS 0OWER $3, )NTERNET AND
%THERNET 0OWER ,IGHT
4HE 0OWER LIGHT DISPLAYS THE -ODEMS CURRENT STATUS )F THE 0OWER LIGHT GLOWS
STEADILY GREEN THE -ODEM IS RECEIVING POWER AND FULLY OPERATIONAL 7HEN THE
0OWER LIGHT IS RAPIDLY FLASHING THE -ODEM IS INITIALIZING )F THE 0OWER LIGHT GLOWS
RED WHEN THE 0OWER CORD IS PLUGGED IN THE -ODEM HAS SUFFERED A CRITICAL ERROR
AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT SHOULD BE CONTACTED
$3, ,IGHT
4HE $3, LIGHT ILLUMINATES WHEN THE -ODEM IS CONNECTED TO A $3, LINE AND THE
UNIT IS ABLE TO SYNCHRONIZE TO THE $3, SIGNAL FROM THE )30 7HEN IT FLASHES THE
-ODEMS BUILT IN $3, MODEM IS TRAINING FOR THE $3, SERVICE
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
)NTERNET ,IGHT
7HEN THE )NTERNET LIGHT GLOWS STEADILY THE -ODEM IS CONNECTED TO THE
$3, PROVIDER
%THERNET ,IGHTS
4HE %THERNET LIGHTS ILLUMINATE WHEN THE -ODEM IS CONNECTED TO ONE OR MORE
COMPUTERS VIA ITS YELLOW %THERNET PORTS
2EAR 0ANEL
4HE REAR PANEL OF THE -ODEM CONTAINS SEVEN PORTS ,INE %THERNET ;= AND 0OWER
AS WELL AS 2ESET AND 0OWER SWITCHES
ON
OFF
12VDC 0 6A
Reset
4
3
2
1
%THERNET 0ORTS
4HE %THERNET PORTS ARE USED TO CONNECT COMPUTERS TO THE -ODEM VIA %THERNET
CABLE 4HE %THERNET PORTS ARE -BPS AUTO SENSING PORTS AND EITHER A
STRAIGHT THROUGH OR CROSSOVER %THERNET CABLE CAN BE USED WHEN CONNECTING TO
THE PORTS
,INE 0ORT
4HE ,INE PORT IS USED TO CONNECT THE -ODEM TO A $3, $IGITAL 3UBCRIBER ,INE
CONNECTION
#HAPTER )NTRODUCTION
2ESET 3WITCH
$EPRESSING THE 2ESET SWITCH RESTORES THE -ODEMS FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS 4O
RESET THE -ODEM DEPRESS AND HOLD THE 2ESET SWITCH FOR FIVE TO SEVEN SECONDS
4HE RESET PROCESS WILL START AFTER RELEASING THE SWITCH DURING WHICH THE 0OWER
LIGHT WILL TURN FROM GREEN TO ORANGE
53" 0ORT
4HE 53" PORT IS USED TO CONNECT A COMPUTER TO THE -ODEM VIA 53" CABLE
0OWER 0ORT
4HE 0OWER PORT IS USED TO CONNECT THE 0OWER CORD TO THE -ODEM
N
7ARNING $O NOT UNPLUG THE 0OWER CORD FROM THE -ODEM DUR
ING THE RESET PROCESS $OING SO MAY RESULT IN PERMANENT DAMAGE
TO THE -ODEM
0OWER 3WITCH
4HE 0OWER SWITCH IS USED TO POWER THE -ODEM ON AND OFF
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
4HIS PAGE LEFT INTENTIONALLY BLANK
0ERFORMING A
1UICK 3ETUP
4HIS CHAPTER IS A GUIDE THROUGH A QUICK SET UP OF THE -ODEM INCLUDING HOW TO
CONNECT THE -ODEM TO THE )30
4O COMPLETE THE QUICK SETUP HAVE THE 7ELCOME ,ETTER OR )30 7ORKSHEET HANDY )F
THE DOCUMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE CONTACT THE )30 IMMEDIATELY
!CCESSING 1UICK 3ETUP 3CREENS
4O ACCESS THE 1UICK 3ETUP SCREENS
/PEN A 7EB BROWSER )N THE h!DDRESSv TEXT BOX TYPE
http://192.168.0.1
THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
!NOTHER SCREEN APPEARS #LICK -ANUAL 3ETUP FOR )NTERNET !CCESS
&OLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THEh7ELCOME TO THE 1UICK 3ETUPvSCREEN THEN CLICK.EXT
!T THE TOP OF THE NEXT WINDOW SELECT THE TYPE OF CONNECTION USED BY THE )30
A )F 000O! OR 000O% WAS SELECTED IN STEP THE DEFAULT USER NAME AND PASS
WORD ARE ENTERED IN THE APPROPRIATE TEXT BOXES
)F h2&# VIA $(#0v WAS SELECTED GO TO STEP #HAPTER 0ERFORMING A 1UICK 3ETUP
#LICK !PPLY AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN
2EAD THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE NEXT SCREEN 4HE -ODEM IS SUCCESSFULLY
CONFIGURED
4HE 0OWER LIGHT FLASHES RAPIDLY WHILE THE -ODEM RESTARTS THEN GLOWS STEADILY
GREEN WHEN FULLY OPERATIONAL 4HE )NTERNET LIGHT WILL ALSO GLOW STEADILY GREEN 4HE
-ODEM IS NOW CONFIGURED AND USERS CAN START SURFING THE )NTERNET
)F AN ERROR APPEARS STATING THE 7EB BROWSER WAS UNABLE TO CONNECT TO THE )NTERNET
CHECK THE CONFIGURATION SETTINGS %NSURE ALL THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY THE )30 IS
ENTERED CORRECTLY
#HANGING THE 0ASSWORD
4O CREATE OR CHANGE THE PASSWORD ALLOWING ACCESS TO THE -ODEMS 7EB
#ONFIGURATION SCREENS FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS
&ROM THE h(OMEv SCREEN SELECT 3ECURITY
4HE h3ECURITYv SCREEN APPEARS 3ELECT h!DMIN 5SER .AME AND 0ASSWORDv
4HE h#HANGE !DMIN 5SERNAME0ASSWORDv SCREEN APPEARS %NTER A NEW
5SERNAME IN THE h!DMIN 5SER .AMEv TEXT BOXT THEN ENTER A NEW PASSWORD IN
THE h!DMIN 0ASSWORDv TEXT BOX -AKE SURE TO WRITE DOWN THE USER NAME AND
PASSWORD AND KEEP IT IN A SECURE LOCATION 4HEY WILL BE NEEDED TO ACCESS THE
-ODEMS 7EB #ONFIGURATION SCREENS IN THE FUTURE
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
#LICK !PPLY AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN
2EAD THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE NEXT SCREEN 4HE USER NAME AND PASSWORD ARE
SUCCESSFULLY CHANGED
/NCE THE -ODEM HAS REBOOTED THE NEW USER NAME AND PASSWORD ARE ACTIVE 4O
ACCESS THE -ODEMS 7EB #ONFIGURATION SCREENS THE NEW USER NAME AND PASSWORD
MUST BE ENTERED
6IEWING THE
-ODEMS 3TATUS
!FTER CONFIGURING THE -ODEM THE -ODEMS CONNECTION AND NETWORK STATUS CAN BE
VIEWED 4HE )NTERNET CONNECTION STATUS IS VIEWED IN THE h"ROADBAND #ONNECTION
3TATUSv SCREEN WHILE THE NETWORK STATUS IS VIEWED IN THE h-Y .ETWORKv SCREEN
"ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUS
4O VIEW THE -ODEMS CONNECTION STATISTICS SELECT 3TATUS FROM THE STRIP OF ICONS AT
THE TOP OF ANY 'ATETWAY '5) SCREEN 4HE h"ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUSv SCREEN
APPEARS 4HERE ARE THREE SECTIONS IN THIS SCREEN 'ENERAL 3TATISTICS 000 3TATUS AND
$3, 3TATUS
.O SETTINGS OTHER THAN CONNECTING OR DISCONNECTING FROM
☞ .OTE
THE )NTERNET BY CLICKING ON #ONNECT OR $ISCONNECT CAN BE
CHANGED FROM THE "ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUS SCREEN
'ENERAL 3TATISTICS
4HE TOP SECTION OF THE "ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUS SCREEN DISPLAYS GENERAL STATIS
TICS REGARDING THE -ODEM INCLUDING MODEL NUMBER FIRMWARE VERSION )0 ADDRESS
AND GATEWAY )0 ADDRESS
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
000 3TATUS
4HE MIDDLE SECTION OF THE "ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUS SCREEN DISPLAYS THE STATUS
OF THE -ODEMS 000 CONNECTION INCLUDING USER NAME AUTHENTICATION FAILURES AND
PACKETS SENT AND RECEIVED
$3, 3TATUS
4HE BOTTOM SECTION OF THE "ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUS SCREEN DISPLAYS THE STATUS
OF THE -ODEMS $3, CONNECTION INCLUDING MODE SETTINGS CONNECTION STATUS AND
NUMBER OF DISCARDED PACKETS #LICK 2ESET TO REFRESH ALL STATISTICS ON THIS SCREEN
#HAPTER 6IEWING THE -ODEMS 3TATUS
)N THE MENU ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE "ROADBAND #ONNECTION 3TATUS SCREEN THERE ARE
TWO OTHER OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO VIEW .!4 4ABLE AND 2OUTING 4ABLE #LICK TO GEN
ERATE THE OPTION OF CHOICE
.!4 4ABLE
3ELECTING .!4 4ABLE GENERATES THE h.!4 4ABLEv SCREEN 4HIS SCREEN DISPLAYS AN OVERVIEW
OF THE CURRENT LIST OF OPEN CONNECTIONS THROUGH .!4 .ETWORK !DDRESS 4RANSLATION THE
-ODEM SUPPORTS BETWEEN THE NETWORKED COMPUTERS AND THE )NTERNET
2OUTING 4ABLE
3ELECTING 2OUTING 4ABLE GENERATES THE h2OUTING 4ABLEv SCREEN 4HIS SCREEN DISPLAYS
AN OVERVIEW OF THE -ODEMS NETWORK ROUTES
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
.ETWORK 3TATUS
4O VIEW THE -ODEMS NETWORK STATUS SELECT -Y .ETWORK FROM THE STRIP OF ICONS
AT THE TOP OF ANY -ODEM '5) SCREEN 4HE h-Y .ETWORKv SCREEN APPEARS LISTING
ALL DEVICES CONNECTED TO THE NETWORK &ROM THIS SCREEN VARIOUS SETTINGS CAN BE
ACCESSED INCLUDING 7EBSITE BLOCKING 3CHEDULE 2ULES AND %NABLE !PPLICATION
4O VIEW THE NETWORK STATUS OF A PARTICULAR DEVICE CLICK 6IEW $EVICE $ETAILS FOR
THE DEVICE !N OVERVIEW OF THE DEVICES NETWORK STATUS APPEARS
#ONFIGURING !DVANCED
3ETUP /PTIONS
4HIS CHAPTER EXPLAINS HOW TO CONFIGURE THE -ODEMS ADVANCED SETUP OPTIONS SUCH
AS 2EMOTE -ANAGEMENT $(#0 SETTINGS AND 1UALITY OF 3ERVICE 1O3 !CCESSING THE !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
4O ACCESS THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv OPTIONS FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS
/PEN A 7EB BROWSER )N THE h!DDRESSv TEXT BOX TYPE
http://192.168.0.1
THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
4HE -AIN SCREEN APPEARS #LICK !DVANCED 3ETUP
! LOGIN WINDOW APPEARS %NTER THE USER NAME AND PASSWORD IN THE APPROPRI
ATE TEXT BOXES THEN CLICK /+
☞
.OTE 4HE DEFAULT USER NAME IS hADMINv 4HE DEFAULT PASSWORD IS
hPASSWORDv
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
4HE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN APPEARS 4O MODIFY A SPECIFIC CONFIGURATION CLICK ON
ITS NAME IN THE MENU BAR ON THE LEFT OR FROM THE LIST IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SCREEN
$3, 3ETTINGS
4O ACCESS $3, 3ETTINGS SELECT $3, 3ETTINGS FROM THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN 4HE
-ODEMS 60) 6#) -ODE AND 1O3 1UALITY OF 3ERVICE SETTINGS CAN BE CHANGED
FROM THIS SCREEN 7E RECOMMEND NOT CHANGING THESE VALUES WITHOUT FIRST CONSULT
ING THE )30
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
$(#0 3ETTINGS
3ELECTING $(#0 3ETTINGS IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN GENERATES THE h$(#0
3ETTINGSv SCREEN 4HE -ODEM HAS A BUILT IN $(#0 $YNAMIC (OST #ONFIGURATION
0ROTOCOL SERVER THAT AUTOMATICALLY ASSIGNS A DIFFERENT )0 ADDRESS TO EACH COMPUTER
ON THE NETWORK ELIMINATING )0 ADDRESS CONFLICTS
4HE FACTORY DEFAULT SETTING IS /N 4O DISABLE THE $(#0 3ERVER SELECT /FF THEN
CLICK !PPLY
7E STRONGLY RECOMMEND LEAVING THE $(#0 3ERVER OPTION /N )F THE $(#0 3ERVER
OPTION IS /FF ENSURE THE )0 ADDRESSES OF THE NETWORKED COMPUTERS ARE ON THE SAME
SUBNET AS THE )0 ADDRESS OF THE -ODEM &OR MORE INFORMATION SEE h$(#0 3ERVER
#ONFIGURATIONv
$(#0 3ERVER #ONFIGURATION
#LICKING IN THE CHECK BOX LABELED h) WOULD LIKE TO ADJUST THE $(#0 SERVER SETTINGSv
ACTIVATES THE TEXT BOXES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE $(#0 3ETTINGS SCREEN #HANGE THE )0
ADDRESS RANGE AND $.3 SERVER INFORMATION IN THESE TEXT BOXES
"EGINNING )0 !DDRESS
4HIS IS THE )0 ADDRESS AT WHICH THE $(#0 SERVER STARTS ASSIGNING )0 ADDRESSES 7E
RECOMMEND KEEPING THE FACTORY DEFAULT SETTING #HAPTER #ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
%NDING )0 !DDRESS
4HIS IS THE )0 ADDRESS AT WHICH THE $(#0 SERVER STOPS ASSIGNING )0 ADDRESSES 7E
RECOMMEND KEEPING THE FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS 4HE BEGINNING AND ENDING )0 ADDRESSES DEFINE THE )0 ADDRESS RANGE OF THE
-ODEM )F THE DEFAULT VALUES ARE LEFT INTACT THE -ODEM SUPPLIES A UNIQUE )0
ADDRESS BETWEEN AND TO EACH COMPUTER ON THE NET
WORK .OTE THAT THE FIRST THREE GROUPS OF NUMBERS OF THE ADDRESSES ARE IDENTICAL
THIS MEANS THEY ARE ON THE SAME SUBNET 4HE )0 ADDRESS OF THE -ODEM MUST
BE ON THE SAME SUBNET AS THE )0 ADDRESS RANGE IT GENERATES &OR INSTANCE IF THE
-ODEMS )0 ADDRESS IS CHANGED TO SET THE BEGINNING )0 ADDRESS TO
AND THE ENDING )0 ADDRESS TO 3UBNET -ASK
%NTER THE )0 ADDRESS OF THE $(#0 SERVERS SUBNET MASK HERE
,EASE 4IME
4HIS VALUE REPRESENTS THE AMOUNT OF TIME IN SECONDS THE $(#0 SERVER HOLDS
ONTO A SPECIFIC )0 ADDRESS
$OMAIN .AME
4HIS IS THE DOMAIN NAME PROVIDED BY THE )30 )F THE )30 PROVIDED DOMAIN NAME
INFORMATION ENTER IT HERE )F NOT LEAVE THE TEXT BOX INTACT
$.3 $YNAMIC OR 3TATIC
4HIS IS THE TYPE OF $.3 SERVER PROVIDED BY THE )30 )F )30 PROVIDED $.3 SERVER
INFORMATION SELECT THE TYPE HERE )F NOT LEAVE AS IS
$.3 3ERVER 4HIS IS THE PRIMARY $.3 SERVER PROVIDED BY THE )30 )F THE )30 PROVIDED $.3
SERVER INFORMATION ENTER IT HERE )F NOT LEAVE THE TEXT BOX INTACT
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
$.3 3ERVER 4HIS IS THE SECONDARY $.3 PROVIDED BY THE )30 )F THE )30 PROVIDED SECONDARY
$.3 SERVER INFORMATION ENTER IT HERE )F NOT LEAVE THE TEXT BOX INTACT
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
,!. )0 !DDRESS
3ELECTING ,!. )0 !DDRESS IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN CAUSES A WARNING SCREEN
TO APPEAR
2EAD THE ON SCREEN WARNING THEN CLICK 9ES TO CONTINUE
4HE h,!. )0 !DDRESSv SCREEN APPEARS
4HE VALUES IN THE h-ODEM )0 !DDRESSv AND h-ODEM 3UBNET -ASKv TEXT BOXES
ARE THE )0 AND SUBNET MASK ADDRESS OF THE -ODEM AS SEEN ON THE NETWORK
4HESE VALUES CAN BE MODIFIED FOR YOUR ,!. NETWORK BUT WE RECOMMEND KEEP
ING THE DEFAULT FACTORY SETTINGS )0 ADDRESS SUBNET MASK ADDRESS
)F THE -ODEMS ,!. )0 !DDRESS IS MODIFIED VERIFY THE
☞ .OTE
$(#0 3ERVER RANGE IS WITHIN THE SAME SUBNET &OR MORE INFOR
MATION SEE h$(#0 3ERVER #ONFIGURATIONv
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
7!. )0 !DDRESS
3ELECTING 7!. )0 !DDRESS IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN CAUSES A WARNING
SCREEN TO APPEAR
2EAD THE ON SCREEN WARNING THEN CLICK 9ES TO CONTINUE
4HE h7!. )0 !DDRESSv SCREEN APPEARS
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
7!. )0 !DDRESS ALLOWS MANUAL SET UP OF THE )0 ADDRESS OF THE -ODEM 4O DO THIS
3OME $3, PROVIDERS USE 000O% TO ESTABLISH COMMUNICA
☞ .OTE
TION WITH AN END USER /THER TYPES OF BROADBAND )NTERNET CON
NECTIONS SUCH AS FIXED POINT WIRELESS MAY USE EITHER $(#0 OR
STATIC )0 ADDRESS )F UNSURE WHICH CONNECTION IS PRESENT CHECK
WITH 6ERIZON BEFORE CONTINUING
3ELECT THE TYPE OF CONNECTION THE )30 USES )F 000 !UTO #ONNECT IS BEING USED
CLICK IN THE APPROPRIATE CHECK BOX
)F USING 000O! OR 000O% WAS SELECTED IN STEP ENTER THE USER NAME AND
PASSWORD IN THE APPROPRIATE TEXT BOXES )F THE )30 REQUIRES NO USER NAME OR
PASSWORD CLICK IN THE h-Y )30 DOES NOT REQUIRE A USERNAME AND PASSWORDv
CHECK BOX
3ELECT THE )0 TYPE )F h3INGLE 3TATIC )0 !DDRESSv WAS SELECTED ENTER THE )0
ADDRESS IN THE h3INGLE 3TATIC )0v TEXT BOX )F h"LOCK OF 3TATIC )0 !DDRESSESv WAS
SELECTED ENTER THE DESIGNATED GATEWAY )0 ADDRESS AND SUBNET MASK ADDRESS IN
THE h-ODEM !DDRESSv AND h3UBNET -ASKv TEXT BOXES RESPECTIVELY !LSO h6)0
-ODEv CAN BE ACTIVATED BY CLICKING IN THE APPROPRIATE CHECK BOX
3ELECT THE $.3 TYPE )F STATIC $.3 ADDRESS WAS SELECTED ENTER THE PRIMARY
$.3 ADDRESS AND OPTIONALLY THE SECONDARY $.3 ADDRESS IN THE APPROPRIATE
TEXT BOXES
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
1O3 3ETTINGS 5PSTREAM
3ELECTING 1O3 3ETTINGS 5PSTREAM FROM THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN CAUSES THE
h1O3 5PSTREAM 3ETTINGSv SCREEN TO APPEAR
1O3 1UALITY OF 3ERVICE ALLOWS THE PRIORITIZATION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF DATA TRAF
FIC SUCH AS 6O)0 TRAFFIC OVER OTHER TYPES OF TRAFFIC SUCH AS STANDARD DATA "OTH
UPSTREAM DATA COMING INTO THE NETWORK AND DOWNSTREAM DATA GOING OUT OF THE
NETWORK TRAFFIC CAN BE PRIORITZED USING 1O3
%NABLE 1O3
#LICKING IN THIS CHECK BOX ACTIVATESDEACTIVATES 1O3
4RUSTED -ODE
)F h4RUSTED -ODEv IS ACTIVATED ALL DATA TRAFFIC SET TO AN )0 PRECEDENCE LEVEL OF WILL
BE RECOGNIZED AS HIGH PRIORITY TRAFFIC REGARDLESS OF )0 OR -!# ADDRESS RULE SETTINGS
USED FOR 6O)0 ONLY !CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
4OTAL !VAILABLE "ANDWIDTH
$ISPLAYS THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF AVAILABLE BANDWIDTH IN KILOBITS PER SECOND (IGH 0RIORITY "ANDWIDTH
%NTER THE AMOUNT OF HIGH PRIORITY BANDWIDTH TO BE USED BY THE PRIORITIZED
TRAFFIC TYPE CANNOT EXCEED TOTAL AVAILABLE BANDWIDTH 0RIORITY
!LWAYS SET TO h(IGHv AND CANNOT BE CHANGED
0ROTOCOL
3ELECT THE DATA TYPE BEING CONFIGURED /PTIONS 4#0 5$0 )#-0
3OURCE
)DENTIFY THE SOURCE DEVICE HERE USING THE DEVICES )0 OR -!# ADDRESS THEN ENTER
APPROPRIATE VALUE IN TEXT BOX )F )0 IS USED ENTER THE NETMASK ADDRESS IF APPLICABLE
! PRIORITY PORT RANGE CAN ALSO BE DEFINED USING THE h0ORT 2ANGEv TEXT BOXES
$ESTINATION
)DENTIFY THE DESTINATION DEVICE HERE USING THE DEVICES )0 ADDRESS THEN ENTER APPRO
PRIATE VALUE IN TEXT BOX %NTER THE NETMASK ADDRESS IF APPLICABLE ! PRIORITY PORT
RANGE CAN ALSO BE DEFINED USING THE h0ORT 2ANGEv TEXT BOXES
2ULE ,IST
!FTER FINISHING THE CONFIGURATION OF THE 1O3 SETTINGS CLICK !DD TO SAVE THE SETTINGS
IN THE 2ULE ,IST MENU BOX 4HIS COLLECTION OF 1O3 SETTINGS CAN THEN BE REUSED AT A
FUTURE TIME )F DELETING A 1O3 RULE LIST HIGHLIGHT IT THEN CLICK 2EMOVE
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
1O3 3ETTINGS $OWNSTREAM
3ELECTING 1O3 3ETTINGS $OWNSTREAM FROM THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN CAUSES THE
h1O3 $OWNSTREAM 3ETTINGSv SCREEN TO APPEAR
4HE h1O3 $OWNSTREAM 3ETTINGSv SCREEN IS IDENTICAL TO THE h1O3 5PSTREAM 3ETTINGSv
SCREEN WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE h4RUSTED -ODEv AND h3ET )0 0RECEDENCEv OPTIONS
5SE THIS SCREEN TO CONFIGURE 1O3 FOR DATA GOING OUT OF THE NETWORK
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
1O3 3TATUS
3ELECTING 1O3 3TATUS FROM THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN CAUSES THE h1O3 3TATUSv
SCREEN TO APPEAR 4HIS SCREEN DISPLAYS THE STATUS OF 1O3 UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM
TRAFFIC AND DIFFERENTIATES BOTH STREAMS INTO HIGH PRIORITY AND NORMAL PRIORITY TRAFFIC
2EMOTE -ANAGEMENT
3ELECTING 2EMOTE -ANAGEMENT IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN GENERATES THE
h2EMOTE -ANAGEMENTv SCREEN 2EMOTE MANAGEMENT ALLOWS ACCESS TO THE -ODEM
THROUGH THE )NTERNET VIA ANOTHER COMPUTER 4HE -ODEM WILL BE VULNERABLE TO
OTHER USERS ON THE )NTERNET IF 2EMOTE -ANAGEMENT IS ACTIVATED
4O ACCESS THE -ODEM REMOTELY
%NTER A USER NAME AND PASSWORD IN THE APPROPRIATE TEXT BOXES
%NTER A PORT NUMBER THROUGH WHICH THE -ODEM WILL BE ACCESSED 0ORT IS THE
DEFAULT PORT NUMBER
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
!CTIVATE 2EMOTE -ANAGEMENT BY SELECTING THE APPROPRIATE /N RADIO BUTTON
7RITE DOWN THE 7!. )0 ADDRESS OF THE -ODEM SEE h7!. )0 !DDRESSv /N A COMPUTER OUTSIDE OF THE NETWORK OPEN A 7EB BROWSER AND ENTER THE
-ODEMS 7!. )0 ADDRESS IN THE !DDRESS TEXT BOX 4HE -ODEMS (OME SCREEN
OR A PASSWORD PROMPT IF A PASSWORD HAS BEEN SET APPEARS IN THE BROWSER
WINDOW
)F THE DEFAULT PORT OF THE -ODEM HAS BEEN CHANGED
☞ .OTE
THE USER MAY NEED TO ENTER THE 7!. )0 A COLON AND THE NEW
PORT NUMBER &OR EXAMPLE IF THE 7!. )0 IS AND
THE PORT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO ENTER
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TO REMOTELY ACCESS THE -ODEM
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
4ELNET 4IMEOUT 3ETTING
3ELECTING 4ELNET 4IMEOUT 3ETTING IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN GENERATES THE
h4ELNET 4IMEOUT 3ETTINGv SCREEN 3ELECT A PERIOD OF TIME FROM THE CHOICES AVAILABLE
AND THE 4ELNET SESSION WILL AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATE AT THAT TIME )F NO AUTOMATIC
TERMINATION IS NEEDED SELECT h.O IDLE DISCONNECT TIMEOUTv
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
$YNAMIC 2OUTING
3ELECTING $YNAMIC 2OUTING IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN GENERATES THE
h$YNAMIC 2OUTINGv SCREEN
)F ANOTHER GATEWAY OR ROUTER IS SET UP BEHIND THE -ODEM IN THE NETWORK CONFIGU
RATION CONSULT THE DOCUMENTATION THAT CAME WITH THE OTHER GATEWAY TO SEE WHAT
KIND OF $YNAMIC 2OUTING IS REQUIRED THEN SELECT THE NEEDED OPTION
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
3TATIC 2OUTING
3ELECTING 3TATIC 2OUTING IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN GENERATES THE h3TATIC
2OUTINGv SCREEN %NTER THE STATIC ROUTE ADDRESSES IN THEIR RESPECTIVE TEXT BOXES
THEN CLICK !DD 4HE ADDRESS WILL APPEAR IN THE h3TATIC 2OUTING 4ABLEv 4O REMOVE
AN ADDRESS HIGHLIGHT IT BY CLICKING ON IT IN THE 3TATIC 2OUTING 4ABLE THEN CLICK
2EMOVE
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING !DVANCED 3ETUP /PTIONS
50N0 5NIVERSAL 0LUG AND 0LAY
3ELECTING 50N0 IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN GENERATES THE h50N0v SCREEN )N
THIS SCREEN THE 5NIVERSAL 0LUG AND 0LAY OPTION IS TURNED ON OR OFF BY ACTIVATING THE
APPROPRIATE CIRCLE
5NIVERSAL 0LUG AND 0LAY IS A ZERO CONFIGURATION NETWORKING PROTOCOL THAT ALLOWS
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SUCH AS .ETMEETING TO OPERATE MORE EFFICIENTLY )F
.ETMEETING IS NOT RUNNING PROPERLY ACTIVATE 50N0
!CTIVATING 50N0 PRESENTS A SLIGHT SECURITY RISK !FTER
☞ .OTE
FINISHING WITH THE HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE USING 50N0 WE RECOM
MEND DEACTIVATING 50N0
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
4IME :ONE
3ELECTING 4IME :ONE IN THE h#ONFIGURING THE !DVANCED 3ETTINGSv SCREEN GENERATES
THE h4IME :ONEv SCREEN )N THIS SCREEN SELECT THE TIME ZONE IN WHICH THE -ODEM
IS BEING USED #LICK IN THE h$AY ,IGHT 3AVINGv CHECK BOX IF $AYLIGHT 3AVING 4IME IS
CURRENTLY IN EFFECT WHERE THE -ODEM IS BEING USED
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
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2EMOTE 3YSLOG #APTURE
3ELECTING 2EMOTE 3YSLOG #APTURE IN THE h!DVANCED 3ETUPv SCREEN GENERATES THE
h2EMOTE 3YSLOG #APTUREv SCREEN )N THIS SCREEN THE USER CAN CONFIGURE THE -ODEM
TO ALLOW A REMOTE COMPUTER TO ACCESS THE -ODEMS SYSTEM ACTIVITY LOGS
7HEN FINISHED IN THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO ACTIVATE ANY CHANGES MADE
#ONFIGURING
3ECURITY 3ETTINGS
4HIS CHAPTER EXPLAINS HOW TO CONFIGURE THE -ODEMS WIRED SECURITY CAPABILITIES
INCLUDING FIREWALL SETTINGS $-: HOSTING AND NETWORK ADDRESS TRANSLATION
!CCESSING 7IRED 3ECURITY 3CREENS
4O ACCESS THE 7IRED 3ECURITY CONFIGURATION SCREENS FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS
/PEN A 7EB BROWSER )N THE h!DDRESSv TEXT BOX TYPE
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THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD
4HE -AIN SCREEN APPEARS #LICK 3ECURITY
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! LOGIN WINDOW APPEARS %NTER THE USER NAME AND PASSWORD IN THE APPROPRI
ATE TEXT BOXES THEN CLICK /+
☞
.OTE 4HE DEFAULT USER NAME IS hADMINv 4HE DEFAULT PASSWORD IS
hPASSWORDv
4HE h3ECURITYv SCREEN APPEARS 4O MODIFY A SPECIFIC CONFIGURATION CLICK ON ITS
NAME IN THE MENU BAR ON THE LEFT OR FROM THE LIST IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SCREEN
!DMIN 5SER .AME AND 0ASSWORD
3EE h#HANGING THE 0ASSWORDv ON PAGE #HAPTER #ONFIGURING 3ECURITY 3ETTINGS
&IREWALL
3ELECTING &IREWALL IN THE 3ECURITY SCREEN GENERATES THE h&IREWALL 3ETTINGSv SCREEN
3ELECT THE LEVEL OF SECURITY NEEDED FOR THE NETWORK
)F 60. CONNECTIONS NEED TO MADE THROUGH THE -ODEM
☞ .OTE
THE &IREWALL MUST BE SET TO /FF .O 60. CONNECTIONS CAN BE
MADE IF THE &IREWALL SETTING IS AT #USTOM (IGH -EDIUM
OR ,OW !LSO NOTE THAT $-: HOSTING 0ORT &ORWARDING AND
!PPLICATION ,EVEL -ODEM SETTINGS ARE ACTIVE ONLY WHEN THE
&IREWALL IS /FF
#USTOM
)F #USTOM IS SELECTED IN THE h&IREWALL 3ECURITY ,EVELv SCREEN THE USER CAN SELECT WHICH
OF THE SERVICES LISTED IN THE WINDOW CAN PASS THROUGH THE FIREWALL BOTH IN AND OUTTHE
SERVICES LISTED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN 2EMEMBER THAT CHECKING A BOX OPENS THE
SERVICE A BLANK CHECK BOX INDICATES THAT THE SERVICE IS BLOCKED /NLY EXPERIENCED NET
WORK ADMINISTRATORS SHOULD SELECT AND USE THE #USTOM &IREWALL OPTION
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(IGH
)F (IGH IS SELECTED IN THE h&IREWALL 3ECURITY ,EVELv SCREEN THE SERVICES WITH A CHECK
MARK BESIDE THEM WILL REMAIN OPEN EITHER INCOMING OUTGOING OR BOTH DEPENDING
ON THE CHECKMARKS AS SHOWN IN THE FIGURE BELOW 4HESE SETTINGS CAN BE MODIFIED TO
CUSTOMIZE THE FIREWALL SETTINGS
7HEN FINISHED WITH THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO SAVE THE CHANGES
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING 3ECURITY 3ETTINGS
-EDIUM
)F -EDIUM IS SELECTED IN THE h&IREWALL 3ECURITY ,EVELv SCREEN THE SERVICES WITH A CHECK
MARK BESIDE THEM WILL REMAIN EITHER INCOMING OUTGOING OR BOTH DEPENDING ON THE
CHECKMARKS AS SHOWN IN THE FIGURE BELOW 4HESE SETTINGS CAN BE MODIFIED TO CUS
TOMIZE THE FIREWALL SETTINGS
7HEN FINISHED WITH THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO SAVE THE CHANGES
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,OW
)F ,OW IS SELECTED IN THE h&IREWALL 3ECURITY ,EVELv SCREEN THE SERVICES WITH A CHECK
MARK BESIDE THEM WILL REMAIN OPEN EITHER INCOMING OUTGOING OR BOTH DEPENDING
ON THE CHECKMARKS AS SHOWN IN THE FIGURE BELOW 4HESE SETTINGS CAN BE MODIFIED TO
CUSTOMIZE THE FIREWALL SETTINGS
/FF
)F /FF IS SELECTED IN THE h&IREWALL 3ECURITY ,EVELv SCREEN FIREWALL FILTERING IS BASED
SOLELY ON THE BASIC .!4 FIREWALL !T THIS SETTING 60. CONNECTIONS CAN BE MADE AND
$-: HOSTING 0ORT &ORWARDING AND !PPLICATIION ,EVEL -ODEM SETTINGS ARE ACTIVE
3EE h3ERVICE !CRONYMS v FOR A DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES
☞ .OTE
LISTED IN THE &IREWALL 3ECURITY ,EVEL SCREENS
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING 3ECURITY 3ETTINGS
0ORT &ORWARDING
3ELECTING 0ORT &ORWARDING IN THE 3ECURITY SCREEN GENERATES THE h0ORT
&ORWARDINGv SCREEN
4HIS SCREEN ALLOWS CERTAIN PROGRAMS TO BYPASS THE -ODEMS BUILT IN FIREWALL ALLOW
ING ACCESS TO PARTS OF THE NETWORK FOR HOSTING A 7EB OR FTP SERVER FOR EXAMPLE 4O
USE SELECT THE NAME OF A COMPUTER ON THE NETWORK FROM THE h0# .AMEv DROP DOWN
LIST THEN CLICK !DD .EXT SELECT A h#ATEGORYv BY CLICKING THE APPROPRIATE RADIO BUT
TON )N THE h!VAILABLE 2ULESv LIST BOX SELECT A GAME APPLICATION SERVER ETC THEN
CLICK !DD 4HE SELECTED ITEM APPEARS IN THE h!PPLIED 2ULESv LIST BOX 2EPEAT FOR
EACH ITEM NEEDED
4O REMOVE AN ITEM FROM THE !PPLIED 2ULES LIST HIGHLIGHT IT THEN CLICK 2EMOVE
4O VIEW AN ITEMS RULES FORWARDED PORTS ETC HIGHLIGHT IT THEN CLICK 6IEW 2ULE
7HEN FINISHED WITH THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO SAVE THE CHANGES
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2ULE -ANAGEMENT
4O CREATE A CUSTOM SET OF RULES CLICK THE h5SERv RADIO BUTTON THEN CLICK .EW 4HE
h2ULE -ANAGEMENTv SCREEN APPEARS
)N THIS SCREEN THE USER CAN CREATE A CUSTOM RULE NOT DEFINED IN THE PROGRAMMING
4O DO THIS USING A SINGLE PORT %NTER THE RULE NAME IN THE h2ULE .AMEv TEXT BOX 4HE NAME IS USUALLY BASED
ON THE APPLICATION OR GAME TITLE
3ET h0ROTOCOLv TO h40#v
%NTER THE PORT NUMBER IN THE h0ORT 3TART v h0ORT %ND v AND h0ORT -AP 3TARTv
TEXT BOXES &OR EXAMPLE IF A SERVER IS RUNNING ON PORT ENTER hv IN ALL
THREE TEXT BOXES
#LICK !PPLY
#HANGE 0ROTOCOL TO h5$0v
%NTER THE PORT NUMBER AGAIN AS IN STEP #LICK !PPLY AGAIN 4HE RULES 40# AND 5$0 MAPPING APPEAR AT THE BOTTOM OF
THE SCREEN
#LICK "ACK
3ELECT THE COMPUTER ON WHICH TO OPEN THE PORTS THEN CLICK 5SER
3ELECT THE RULE THEN CLICK !DD TO MOVE THE RULE TO THE h!PPLIED 2ULEv TEXT BOX
#LICK !PPLY
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING 3ECURITY 3ETTINGS
&OR MULTIPLE PORTS
%NTER THE RULE NAME IN THE h2ULE .AMEv TEXT BOX 4HE NAME IS USUALLY BASED
ON THE APPLICATION OR GAME TITLE
3ET h0ROTOCOLv TO h40#v
%NTER THE STARTING PORT NUMBER OF THE PORT RANGE IN THE h0ORT 3TARTv AND h0ORT
-AP 3TARTv TEXT BOXES AND THE LAST PORT OF THE RANGE IN THE h0ORT %NDv TEXT
BOX &OR EXAMPLE IF THE PORT RANGE IS TO ENTER hv IN THE h0ORT
3TARTv AND h0ORT -AP 3TARTv TEXT BOXES AND hv IN THE h0ORT %NDv TEXT BOX
#LICK !PPLY
#HANGE 0ROTOCOL TO h5$0v
%NTER THE PORT NUMBERS AGAIN AS IN STEP #LICK !PPLY AGAIN 4HE RULES 40# AND 5$0 MAPPING APPEAR AT THE BOTTOM OF
THE SCREEN
#LICK "ACK
3ELECT THE COMPUTER ON WHICH TO OPEN THE PORTS THEN CLICK 5SER
3ELECT THE RULE THEN CLICK !DD TO MOVE THE RULE TO THE h!PPLIED 2ULEv TEXT BOX
#LICK !PPLY
$-: (OSTING
3ELECTING $-: (OSTING IN THE h3ECURITYv SCREEN GENERATES THE h$-: (OSTINGv
SCREEN 4O USE $-: HOSTING SELECT THE COMPUTER ON THE NETWORK TO BE USED AS A
$-: HOST IN THE h$-: (OST 0# .AMEv DROP DOWN MENU THEN CLICK /N
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$-: HOSTING IS USED TO SUPPORT ONLINE GAMING AND )NTERNET CONFERENCING SERVICES
4HESE PROGRAMS USUALLY REQUIRE MULTIPLE OPEN PORTS MAKING THE NETWORK ACCES
SIBLE FROM THE )NTERNET $-: HOSTING SYMBOLICALLY PLACES THE $-: HOST COMPUTER
OUTSIDE OF THE -ODEMS NETWORK 7E RECOMMEND ACTIVATING $-: HOSTING ONLY AS
LONG AS NECESSARY
7HEN FINISHED WITH THIS SCREEN CLICK !PPLY TO SAVE THE CHANGES
4HE $-: (OST COMPUTER WILL BE VULNERABLE TO COM
M 7ARNING
PUTER HACKERS ON THE )NTERNET WHILE IN $-: MODE
.!4 .ETWORK !DDRESS 4RANSLATION
3ELECTING .!4 IN THE h3ECURITYv SCREEN GENERATES THE h.!4v SCREEN 4HE -ODEMS
BASIC FIREWALL SECURITY IS BASED ON .!4 $ISABLING .!4 ALLOWS THE COMPUTERS CON
NECTED TO THE -ODEM TO BE ACCESSED BY OUTSIDE PARTIES AND CAN CAUSE THE LOSS OF
)NTERNET CONNECTIVITY $O NOT TURN .!4 OFF UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO BY THE )30
7HEN FINISHED CLICK !PPLY TO SAVE THE CHANGES
#ONFIGURING )NTERNET
!CCESS #ONTROLS
4HIS CHAPTER EXPLAINS HOW TO CONFIGURE THE )NTERNET ACCESS CONTROLS OF THE -ODEM
SUCH AS SERVICES BLOCKING 7EB SITE BLOCKING AND SCHEDULE RULES
!CCESSING )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROL 3CREENS
4O ACCESS THE )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROL CONFIGURATION SCREENS FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS
/PEN A 7EB BROWSER )N THE h!DDRESSv TEXT BOX TYPE
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THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD
4HE -AIN SCREEN APPEARS #LICK )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROL
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
! LOGIN WINDOW APPEARS %NTER THE USER NAME AND PASSWORD IN THE APPROPRI
ATE TEXT BOXES THEN CLICK /+
☞
.OTE 4HE DEFAULT USER NAME IS hADMINv 4HE DEFAULT PASSWORD IS
hPASSWORDv
4HE h)NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROLv SCREEN APPEARS 4O MODIFY A SPECIFIC SETTING CLICK
ON ITS NAME IN THE MENU BAR ON THE LEFT OR FROM THE LIST IN THE MIDDLE OF
THE SCREEN
3ERVICES "LOCKING
3ELECTING 3ERVICES "LOCKING IN THE )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROL SCREEN GENERATES THE
h3ERVICES "LOCKINGv SCREEN
4O MODIFY )NTERNET PRIVILEGES 7EB &40 .EWSGROUPS ETC FOR THE COMPUTERS ON
THE NETWORK
3ELECT THE COMPUTERS NETWORK NAME FROM THE h0# .AMEv DROP DOWN MENU
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROLS
3ELECT THE )NTERNET SERVICES TO BE BLOCKED BY CLICKING IN THE APPROPRIATE
CHECK BOX
#LICK !PPLY TO BLOCK THE SELECTED SERVICE FROM THE SELECTED COMPUTER
7EBSITE "LOCKING
3ELECTING 7EBSITE "LOCKING IN THE )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROL SCREEN GENERATES THE
h7EBSITE "LOCKINGv SCREEN 4HIS FEATURE ENABLES THE -ODEM TO BLOCK 7EB SITES
TO ANY OR ALL COMPUTERS ON THE NETWORK 4O BLOCK A 7EB SITE SELECT THE COMPUTER
NAME FROM THE h0# .AMEv DROP DOWN MENU 4HEN ENTER THE ADDRESS OF THE 7EB
SITE TO BE BLOCKED IN THE h7EBSITEv TEXT BOX AND CLICK !DD 4HE BLOCKED 7EB SITE
ADDRESS WILL BE DISPLAYED IN THE h"LOCKED 7EBSITE ,ISTv TEXT BOX AND WILL NOT BE
AVAILABLE TO THE SELECTED COMPUTER ON THE NETWORK 4O BLOCK THE 7EB SITE FROM
ANOTHER COMPUTER ON THE NETWORK REPEAT THE PROCESS 4O REMOVE A BLOCKED 7EB
SITE CLICK ON IT IN THE h"LOCKED 7EBSITE ,IST v THEN CLICK 2EMOVE 7HEN FINISHED
CLICK !PPLY
!NY CHANGES MADE IN THIS SCREEN MAY TAKE UP TO FIVE MINUTES TO BE APPLIED
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3CHEDULE 2ULES
3ELECTING 3CHEDULE 2ULES IN THE )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROL SCREEN GENERATES THE
h3CHEDULE 2ULESv SCREEN 3CHEDULE RULES ALLOW COMPUTERS ON THE NETWORK TO ACCESS
THE )NTERNET AT SCHEDULED TIMES ONLY
4O SET UP SCHEDULE RULES FOR A COMPUTER ON THE NETWORK
3ELECT THE COMPUTERS NETWORK NAME FROM THE h0# .AMEv DROP DOWN MENU
#LICK 6IEW%DIT !CCESS $ETAILS 4HE COMPUTERS h!LLOWED !PPLICATION AND
4IMESv SCREEN APPEARS
4O SCHEDULE )NTERNET ACCESS AT THE SAME TIME EVERY DAY SELECT h$AILYv BY CLICK
ING THE APPROPRIATE RADIO BUTTON )F CREATING DIFFERENT ACCESS SCHEDULES ON A
DAY TO DAY BASIS SELECT h7EEKLYv
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING )NTERNET !CCESS #ONTROLS
A )F h$AILYv WAS SELECTED IN STEP CREATE A PERIOD OF )NTERNET ACCESS OR RULE
BY SELECTING A BEGINNING TIME FROM THE h&ROMv DROP DOWN MENU AND END
ING TIME FROM THE h4Ov DROP DOWN MENU )F ALLOWING )NTERNET ACCESS TO A
PARTICULAR COMPUTER FROM PM TO PM FOR EXAMPLE SELECT h PM v
FROM THE &ROM DROP DOWN MENU AND h PM v FROM THE 4O DROP DOWN
MENU #LICK !DD TO ADD THE ACCESS PERIOD TO THE h2ULESv LIST BOX !DDITIONAL
ACCESS PERIODS CAN BE ADDED BY REPEATING THIS STEP AM THROUGH PM FOR
EXAMPLE AND ADDING IT TO THE 2ULES LIST BOX /NCE THE RULES ARE APPLIED IN THE
$AILY SCREEN )NTERNET ACCESS WILL BE GRANTED EVERY DAY AT THE TIMES LISTED IN THE
2ULES LIST BOX
☞
.OTE 7HEN USING h$AILYv SCHEDULING AN ACCESS PERIOD CAN
NOT INCLUDE AM MIDNIGHT 4O CREATE AN ACCESS PERIOD THAT
INCLUDES MIDNIGHT CREATE TWO ACCESS PERIODS ONE THAT ENDS AT AM AND ONE THAT BEGINS AT AM
B )F h7EEKLYv WAS SELECTED IN STEP PERIODS OF )NTERNET ACCESS CAN BE SCHEDULED
AT DIFFERENT TIMES ON DIFFERENT DAYS PM TO PM ON &RIDAY AND PM
TO PM ON 3ATURDAY FOR EXAMPLE 4O DO THIS SELECT THE DAY OF THE WEEK BY
CLICKING IN THE APPROPRIATE CHECK BOX THEN CREATE A ACCESS PERIOD OR RULE AS
EXPLAINED IN STEP A #LICK !DD FOR EACH SEPARATE TIME PERIOD !LL ACCESS PERI
ODS CREATED WILL APPEAR IN THE 2ULES LIST BOX /NCE THE RULES ARE APPLIED IN THE
7EEKLY SCREEN )NTERNET ACCESS WILL BE GRANTED TO A PARTICULAR COMPUTER AT THE
DAYS AND TIMES SELECTED ON A WEEKLY BASIS
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☞
.OTE 7HEN USING h7EEKLYv SCHEDULING AN ACCESS PERIOD CANNOT
INCLUDE AM MIDNIGHT 4O CREATE AN ACCESS PERIOD THAT INCLUDES
MIDNIGHT CREATE TWO ACCESS PERIODS ONE THAT ENDS AT AM ON
ONE DAY AND ONE THAT BEGINS AT AM ON THE FOLLOWING DAY
7HEN FINISHED WITH ALL SCHEDULING CLICK !PPLY TO SAVE THE CHANGES TO THE
-ODEM
2EMOVING A 3CHEDULE 2ULE
4O REMOVE A SCHEDULED RULE SELECT IT FROM THE 2ULES LIST BOX THEN CLICK 2EMOVE
4HE SCHEDULE RULE WILL DISAPPEAR FROM THE 2ULES LIST BOX
#ONFIGURING THE
-ODEMS 5TILITIES
4HIS CHAPTER EXPLAINS HOW TO USE THE -ODEMS UTILITIES INCLUDING HOW TO RESTORE
DEFAULT SETTINGS UPGRADE THE -ODEMS FIRMWARE AND PERFORM A PING TEST
!CCESSING THE 5TILITIES 3CREENS
4O ACCESS THE 5TILITIES CONFIGURATION SCREENS FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS
/PEN A 7EB BROWSER )N THE h!DDRESSv TEXT BOX TYPE
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THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD
4HE -AIN SCREEN APPEARS #LICK 5TILITIES
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
! LOGIN WINDOW APPEARS %NTER THE USER NAME AND PASSWORD IN THE APPROPRI
ATE TEXT BOXES THEN CLICK /+
☞
.OTE 4HE DEFAULT USER NAME IS hADMINv 4HE DEFAULT PASSWORD
IS hPASSWORDv
4HE h5TILITIESv SCREEN APPEARS 4O MODIFY A SPECIFIC CONFIGURATION CLICK ON ITS
NAME IN THE MENU BAR ON THE LEFT OR FROM THE LIST IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SCREEN
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING THE -ODEMS 5TILITIES
2ESTORE $EFAULT 3ETTINGS
4O RESTORE THE -ODEM TO ITS FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS SELECT 2ESTORE $EFAULT 3ETTINGS
FROM THE 5TILITIES SCREEN 7HEN THE h2ESTORE $EFAULT 3ETTINGSv SCREEN APPEARS CLICK
2ESTORE $EFAULT 3ETTINGS !NY CHANGES MADE TO THE -ODEMS SETTINGS WILL BE LOST
AND THE FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS RESTORED $URING THIS PROCESS THE -ODEMS 0OWER
LIGHT FLASHES AND THE -ODEM IS DISABLED
N
7ARNING $O NOT UNPLUG THE 0OWER CORD FROM THE -ODEM DUR
ING THE 2ESTORE $EFAULT 3ETTINGS PROCESS $OING SO MAY RESULT IN
PERMANENT DAMAGE TO THE -ODEM
7HEN THE 0OWER ,IGHT STOPS FLASHING AND GLOWS STEADILY GREEN THE -ODEM IS \
FULLY OPERATIONAL
5PGRADE &IRMWARE
3ELECTING 5PGRADE &IRMWARE IN THE 5TILITIES SCREEN GENERATES THE h5PGRADE
&IRMWAREv SCREEN &IRMWARE UPGRADES ARE PERIODICALLY RELEASED TO ENHANCE THE
-ODEMS CAPABILITIES &OLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON SCREEN TO UPGRADE THE
-ODEMS FIRMWARE
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7EB !CTIVITY ,OG
4HE 7EB !CTIVITY ,OG PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE 7EB SITES EACH COMPUTER
ON THE -ODEMS NETWORK HAS VISITED 4O ACCESS THE 7EB !CTIVITY ,OG SELECT 7EB
!CTIVITY ,OG FROM THE 5TILITIES SCREEN
!UTO 2EFRESH
4O SET THE 7EB !CTIVITY ,OG SCREEN TO AUTOMATICALLY REFRESH AT CERTAIN INTERVALS ACTI
VATE THE CIRCLE NEXT TO h!UTO 2EFRESH %VERYv AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 7EB !CTIVITY ,OG
SCREEN THEN ENTER A TIME VALUE IN SECONDS IN THE TEXT BOX OR CLICK ON THE DOWN
ARROW AND SELECT A TIME VALUE FROM THE MENU THAT APPEARS 4HE 7EB !CTIVITY ,OG
WILL REFRESH AT THE SELECTED INTERVAL
-ANUAL 2EFRESH
4O SET THE 7EB !CTIVITY ,OG SCREEN TO MANUALLY REFRESH ACTIVATE THE CIRCLE NEXT TO
h-ANUAL 2EFRESHv AT THE BOTTOM OF THE 7EB !CTIVITY ,OG SCREEN 4O REFRESH THE 7EB
!CTIVITY ,OG SCREEN CLICK 2EFRESH
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING THE -ODEMS 5TILITIES
3YSTEM ,OG
4HE 3YSTEM ,OG PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT THE -ODEMS ACTIVITY 4O ACCESS THE
3YSTEM ,OG SELECT 3YSTEM ,OG FROM THE 5TILITIES SCREEN
3YSTEM ,OG 3IZE
3ELECT THE SIZE OF THE SYSTEM LOG DISPLAYED HERE 4HE SMALLER THE SIZE THE SHORTER THE
LENGTH OF THE SYSTEM LOG SAVED
$ISPLAY
6IEW OTHER SAVED LOGS BY SELECTING A LOG FROM THIS DROP DOWN LIST
!PPLY
0RESSING THIS BUTTON SAVES ANY CHANGES TO THE 3YSTEM ,OG SCREEN AND CAUSES THE
3AVE AND 2ESTART SCREEN TO APPEAR
3AVE ,OG !S
0RESSING THIS BUTTON ALLOWS THE USER TO SAVE A LOG AS A FILE
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/!- 0ING 4EST
3ELECTING /!- 0ING 4EST FROM THE 5TILITIES SCREEN GENERATES THE h/!- 0ING 4ESTv
SCREEN WHICH IS USED TO CHECK WHETHER THE -ODEM IS PROPERLY CONNECTED TO THE
NETWORK &OLLOW THE ON SCREEN INSTRUCTIONS TO PERFORM THE TEST
0ING 4EST
3ELECTING 0ING 4EST FROM THE 5TILITIES SCREEN GENERATES THE h0ING 4ESTv SCREEN
WHICH IS USED TO CHECK WHETHER THE -ODEM IS PROPERLY CONNECTED TO THE )NTERNET
&OLLOW THE ON SCREEN INSTRUCTIONS TO PERFORM THE TEST
#HAPTER #ONFIGURING THE -ODEMS 5TILITIES
2EBOOT
3ELECTING 2EBOOT FROM THE 5TILITIES SCREEN GENERATES THE h2EBOOTv SCREEN &ROM THIS
SCREEN THE -ODEM CAN BE REBOOTED 4O DO THIS
&ROM THE FIRST 2EBOOT SCREEN CLICK 2EBOOT
! CONFIRMATION WINDOW APPEARS #LICK /+
4HE -ODEM REBOOTS 2EAD THE ONSCREEN INFORMATION IN THE SCREEN THAT
APPEARS
7HEN THE -ODEMS 0OWER LIGHT STOPS FLASHING THE -ODEM HAS REBOOTED
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4HIS PAGE LEFT INTENTIONALLY BLANK
4ROUBLESHOOTING
4HIS CHAPTER CONTAINS A LIST OF PROBLEMS THAT MAY BE ENCOUNTERED WHILE USING THE
-ODEM AND TECHNIQUES TO TRY AND OVERCOME THE PROBLEM .OTE THAT THESE TECH
NIQUES MAY NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM 4HIS CHAPTER ALSO INCLUDE A LIST OF FREQUENTLY
ASKED QUESTIONS
4ROUBLESHOOTING
,!. #ONNECTION &AILURE
s
s
s
%NSURE THE -ODEM IS PROPERLY INSTALLED THE ,!. CONNECTIONS ARE CORRECT
AND THE POWER IS ON
#ONFIRM THE COMPUTER AND -ODEM ARE ON THE SAME NETWORK SEGMENT )F
UNSURE LET THE COMPUTER GET THE )0 ADDRESS AUTOMATICALLY BY INITIATING THE
$(#0 FUNCTION SEE h$(#0 3ERVERv IN CHAPTER THEN VERIFY THE COM
PUTER IS USING AN )0 ADDRESS WITHIN THE DEFAULT RANGE THROUGH
)F THE COMPUTER IS NOT USING AN )0 ADDRESS WITHIN THE RANGE
IT WILL NOT CONNECT TO THE -ODEM
%NSURE THE 3UBNET -ASK ADDRESS IS SET TO BY CLICKING 3TATUS IN
THE h-AIN -ENUv SCREEN
#ANNOT #ONNECT TO THE )NTERNET
s
-AKE SURE THE PHONE LINE IS CONNECTED TO THE ,INE PORT OF THE MODEM AND
THE $3, LIGHT GLOWS SOLID GREEN
s
-AKE SURE THE )NTERNET LIGHT GLOWS SOLID GREEN
s
)F THE $3, LIGHTIS BLINKING CONTACT 4$3 FOR A LINE TEST AS $3, CONNECTIVITY
HAS BEEN LOST
s
)F THE )NTERNET LIGHT GLOWS RED TRY POWER CYCLING THE UNIT TURNING IT OFF
THEN ON ! RED )NTERNET LIGHT INDICATES THE REJECTION OF USERNAME<PASSWORD
BY THE )30
s
%NSURE BOTH ENDS OF THE POWER CORD AND ALL NETWORK CABLES ARE
PROPERLY CONNECTED
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
s
%NSURE THE 3UBNET -ASK ADDRESS IS SET TO BY CLICKING 3TATUS IN
THE STRIP OF ICONS AT THE TOP OF ANY -ODEM '5) SCREEN
s
6ERIFY THE -ODEMS SETTINGS ARE THE SAME AS THE COMPUTER BY CLICKING 3TATUS IN
THE STRIP OF ICONS AT THE TOP OF ANY -ODEM '5) SCREEN
S )F RUNNING 7INDOWS OR 80 CHECK THE COMPUTERS 4#0)0 SETTINGS
3ELECT 3TART 2UN ENTER
CMD
IN THE h/PENv TEXT BOX THEN PRESS /+ ! h$/3v WINDOW APPEARS WITH A BLINK
ING CURSOR PROMPT %NTER
ipconfig
AT THE CURSOR THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD
4HE )0 ADDRESS OF THE %THERNET ADAPTER SHOULD APPEAR IN THE $/3 WINDOW
%NSURE THE )0 ADDRESS IN THE X NETWORK WITH hXv DEFINING A RANGE
FROM THOUGH )F THE %THERNET ADAPTER IS SHOWING AN INCORRECT )0 ADDRESS ENTER
ipconfig /release
AT THE CURSOR THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD WHICH SETS ALL VALUES BACK TO
ZERO .EXT ENTER
ipconfig /renew
AT THE CURSOR THEN PRESS %NTER ON THE KEYBOARD THIS PROCESS MAY TAKE A FEW
SECONDS 4HE RENEWED )0 ADDRESS SHOULD BE ON THE X NETWORK
)F AN ERROR OCCURS OR THE )0 ADDRESS RENEWS WITH AN ADDRESS OUTSIDE THE
X NETWORK CONTACT THE )30 IMMEDIATELY
s
%NSURE THE BROWSER IS SET TO h.EVER DIAL A CONNECTIONv AND THERE ARE NO PRE
VIOUS ,!. SETTINGS
4O CHECK THIS GO TO 3TART 3ETTINGS #ONTROL 0ANEL )N THE #ONTROL 0ANEL
DOUBLE CLICK )NTERNET /PTIONS 7HEN THE h)NTERNET 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW
APPEARS ENSURE THAT THE h.EVER DIAL A CONNECTIONv OPTION IS ACTIVATED THEN
CLICK ,!. 3ETTINGS 7HEN THE h,OCAL !REA .ETWORK ,!. 3ETTINGSv WINDOW
APPEARS ENSURE THAT NO SETTINGS ARE ACTIVATED )F THERE ARE SETTINGS ACTIVATED
DEACTIVATE THEM
s
3HUTDOWN AND RESTART THE COMPUTER !FTER THE COMPUTER RESTARTS UNPLUG THE
POWER CORD FROM THE -ODEM AND PLUG IT BACK IN 7HEN THE LIGHTS GLOW SOLID
GREEN TRY ACCESSING THE )NTERNET
#HAPTER 4ROUBLESHOOTING
4IME OUT ERROR OCCURS WHEN ENTERING A 52, OR )0 !DDRESS
s
6ERIFY ALL THE COMPUTERS ARE WORKING PROPERLY
s
%NSURE THE )0 SETTINGS ARE CORRECT
s
%NSURE THE -ODEM IS ON AND CONNECTED PROPERLY
s
6ERIFY THE -ODEMS SETTINGS ARE THE SAME AS THE COMPUTER BY CLICKING 3TATUS IN
THE STRIP OF ICONS AT THE TOP OF ANY -ODEM '5) SCREEN
S #HECK THE CABLE$3, MODEM BY ATTEMPTING TO CONNECT TO THE )NTERNET
&REQUENTLY !SKED 1UESTIONS
4HIS SECTION INCLUDES A LIST OF QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE -ODEM AND ANSWERS TO
THOSE QUESTIONS
'ENERAL
) HAVE RUN OUT OF %THERNET PORTS ON MY -ODEM (OW DO ) ADD
MORE COMPUTERS
0LUGGING IN AN %THERNET HUB OR SWITCH EXPANDS THE NUMBER OF PORTS ON THE
-ODEM 2UN A STANDARD %THERNET CABLE FROM THE h5PLINKv PORT OF THE NEW HUB
OR SWITCH TO AN %THERNET PORT ON THE -ODEM
7HICH PROTOCOLS DOES THE -ODEM SUPPORT
4HE INTERNAL ,!. CONNECTIONS SUPPORT MULTIPLE PROTOCOLS EG 4#0)0
.ET"%5) )08308 AND !PPLE4ALK 4HE %XTERNAL 7!. CONNECTION SUPPORTS
ONLY 4#0)0
7HICH CONNECTION SPEEDS DOES THE -ODEM SUPPORT
4HE ,!. CONNECTIONS ON THE -ODEM SUPPORT -BPS 4HE 7!.
CONNECTION SUPPORTS -BPS BECAUSE OF THE PHYSICAL RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON
BROADBAND CONNECTIONS
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
7ILL MY 8BOX WORK WITH THE -ODEM
9ES THE -ODEM IS COMPATIBLE WITH THE 8BOX 9OU NEED TO SET A STATIC )0 ON THE
8BOX IN THE 8BOX LIVE NETWORK SETTINGS AND FORWARD PORTS BOTH 5$0
AND 4#0 BOTH 5$0 AND 4#0 AND 5$0 IF YOU RUN INTO $3,
RESOLUTION ERRORS
)S THE -ODEM FLASH UPGRADEABLE (OW DO ) DO IT
9ES THE FIRMWARE IS UPGRADEABLE 9OU CAN FIND A LINK TO THE FIRMWARE SITE UNDER
5TILITIES¦ IN THE 7EB BASED CONFIGURATOR 7E RECOMMEND CONTACTING THE )30 FOR
ASSISTANCE TO AVOID ANY ISSUES RUNNING FIRMWARE UPGRADES AND TO CONFIRM YOU
HAVE THE CORRECT FIRMWARE BEFORE UPGRADING THE UNIT
$OES THE -ODEM FUNCTION AS A $3, MODEM
9ES THE -ODEM HAS A BUILT IN $3, -ODEM
.ETWORK
) USE MY LAPTOP AT WORK AND AT HOME )S THERE SOMETHING SPECIAL ) NEED TO
DO TO MAKE IT WORK IN BOTH PLACES
9ES 2ECONFIGURE YOUR NETWORK SETTING 7ORKGROUP $OMAIN 0ASSWORD 5SER
NAME )0 ADDRESSING OR ANY OTHER SPECIFIC SETTINGS USED BY YOUR COMPANY 9OU
MAY ALSO USE THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE LIKE .ET3WITCHER TO AUTOMATICALLY SWITCH
BETWEEN DIFFERENT CONFIGURATIONS
7HAT IS THE VALID )0 RANGE ) CAN USE FOR MY HOME NETWORK
4HE VALID )0 RANGE FOR THE -ODEM IS TO BY DEFAULT
(OW DO ) FIND OUT WHAT )0 ADDRESS MY COMPUTER IS USING
7INDOWS AND 80 3ELECT 3TART 2UN AND TYPE hCMDv 0RESS %NTER 7HEN THE
COMMAND SCREEN APPEARS TYPE hIPCONFIGv AND PRESS %NTER
#HAPTER 4ROUBLESHOOTING
) USED $(#0 TO CONFIGURE MY NETWORK $O ) NEED TO RESTART MY COMPUTER TO
REFRESH MY )0 ADDRESS
.O &OLLOW THESE STEPS TO REFRESH YOUR )0 ADDRESS
7INDOWSV 3ELECT 3TART 2UN TYPE hCMD v AND PRESS %NTER !T THE $/3
PROMPT TYPE hIPCONFIG RELEASE v THEN TYPE hIPCONFIG RENEWv
7INDOWS 80 5NPLUG THE %THERNET CABLE OR WIRELESS CARD AND PLUG IT BACK IN
#AN ) RUN AN APPLICATION LOCATED ON ANOTHER COMPUTER OVER THE NETWORK
9ES IF THE APPLICATION IS DESIGNED TO RUN OVER A NETWORK
#AN ) PLAY GAMES BETWEEN COMPUTERS ON MY NETWORK OR ON THE )NTERNET
9ES IF THE GAMES WERE DESIGNED FOR MULTI PLAYER OR ,!. PLAY &OR SPECIFIC INFOR
MATION ABOUT WHETHER A GAME IS CAPABLE OF )NTERNET OR ,!. PLAY REFER TO THE
GAME DOCUMENTATION 3OME GAMES REQUIRE PORTS TO BE FORWARDED TO HOST OR JOIN
GAMES OVER THE )NTERNET
) HAVE AN &40 OR 7EB SERVER ON MY NETWORK (OW CAN ) MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO
USERS ON THE )NTERNET
&OR A 7EB SERVER ENABLE PORT FORWARDING FOR PORT TO THE )0 ADDRESS OF THE
SERVER AND SET UP THE 7EB SERVER TO RECEIVE ON THAT PORT AS WELL #ONFIGURING THE
SERVER TO USE A STATIC )0 ADDRESS IS RECOMMENDED
&OR AN &40 SERVER ENABLE PORT FORWARDING FOR PORT TO THE )0 ADDRESS OF THE
SERVER #ONFIGURING THE SERVER TO USE A STATIC )0 ADDRESS IS RECOMMENDED
#ONNECTIONS
(OW MANY COMPUTERS CAN BE CONNECTED THROUGH THE -ODEM
4HE -ODEM IS CAPABLE OF CONNECTIONS BUT IT IS RECOMMENDED TO HAVE NO
MORE THAN CONNECTIONS !S YOU INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CONNECTIONS YOU
DECREASE THE AVAILABLE SPEED FOR EACH COMPUTER
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
3ECURITY
7HAT IS THE DEFAULT USERNAME FOR THE -ODEM
4HE DEFAULT USERNAME FOR THE ROUTER IS hADMINv AND THE DEFAULT PASSWORD IS
hPASSWORDv ALL LOWER CASE NO QUOTATION MARKS 4O ACTIVATE THE PASSWORD TO
PROTECT THE -ODEM CHANGE THE DEFAULT PASSWORD 2EMOTE MANAGEMENT WILL NOT
BE AVAILABLE ON THE -ODEM UNTIL THE DEFAULT PASSWORD IS CHANGED
$OES THE -ODEM FUNCTION AS A FIREWALL
9ES 4HE -ODEM PROVIDES ITS SECURITY THROUGH THE USE OF .!4 FIREWALL WHICH
ACTS AS A PHYSICAL BARRIER BETWEEN YOUR NETWORK AND THE )NTERNET
7HAT IS .!4 AND HOW DOES IT PROTECT MY NETWORK
.!4 .ETWORK !DDRESS 4RANSLATION IS A TYPE OF SECURITY THAT MASKS THE PRIVATE
)0 ADDRESSES OF THE COMPUTERS ON YOUR NETWORK WITH A SINGLE PUBLIC )0 ADDRESS
7ITH .!4 THE PRIVATE )0 ADDRESS OF THE COMPUTERS ON YOUR NETWORK IS NEVER
TRANSMITTED OVER THE )NTERNET
7HICH 6IRTUAL 0RIVATE .ETWORKING 60. PROTOCOLS ARE SUPPORTED
4HE -ODEM SUPPORTS PASS THROUGH FOR 0040 ,40 AND )03EC
!
3PECIFICATIONS
'ENERAL
-ODEL .UMBER
'42 $3, -ODEM
3TANDARDS
)%%% "ASE4
)%%% U "ASE48
'DMT
'LITE
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2&# 0ROTOCOL
,!. #3-!#$
7!. 000 $(#0 3TATIC )0
7!.
&ULL RATE !$3, )NTERFACE
,!.
2* SWITCHED PORT
3PEED
,!. %THERNET -BPS AUTO SENSING
#ABLING 4YPE
%THERNET "ASE4 540340 #ATEGORY OR %THERNET"ASE48 540340 #ATEGORY !CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
,%$ )NDICATORS
0OWER $3, )NTERNET %THERNET %NVIRONMENTAL
0OWER
%XTERNAL 6 $# M!
#ERTIFICATIONS
&## #LASS " &## #LASS # PART #% -ARK #OMMERCIAL 5,
/PERATING 4EMPERATURE
Ž # TO Ž # Ž& TO Ž&
3TORAGE 4EMPERATURE
Ž# TO Ž# Ž& TO Ž&
/PERATING (UMIDITY
TO NON CONDENSING
3TORAGE (UMIDITY
TO NON CONDENSING
3ETTING UP 3TATIC )0
ON A #OMPUTER
"
4O COMMUNICATE WITH THE -ODEM FROM A COMPUTER ON THE NETWORK TO USE THE
-ODEMS '5) FOR EXAMPLE THE USER MAY HAVE TO SWITCH THE )0 ADDRESS SETTINGS
FROM $(#0 ENABLED TO STATIC )0 SO THAT THE COMPUTER AND THE -ODEM ARE ON THE
SAME SUBNET
4O SET UP STATIC )0 ON A COMPUTER SELECT THE OPERATING SYSTEM AND FOLLOW
THE INSTRUCTIONS
4HE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES ARE BASED ON THE -ODEMS
☞ .OTE
FACTORY DEFAULT ADDRESS )F THE -ODEMS ADDRESS HAS BEEN
)0
)0
CHANGED ENTER THE NEW )0 ADDRESS WHEN INSTRUCTED TO ENTER AN
)0 ADDRESS
7INDOWS &ROM THE DESKTOP CLICK ON THE 3TART BUTTON IN THE LOWER LEFT CORNER
&ROM THE MENU THAT APPEARS SELECT 3ETTINGS
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
!NOTHER MENU APPEARS 3ELECT #ONTROL 0ANEL
7HEN THE h#ONTROL 0ANELv WINDOW APPEARS DOUBLE CLICK .ETWORK AND $IAL
UP #ONNECTIONS
!PPENDIX " 3ETTING UP 3TATIC )0 ON A #OMPUTER
)N THE h.ETWORK AND $IAL UP #ONNECTIONSv WINDOW DOUBLE CLICK ,OCAL !REA
#ONNECTION ! NUMBER MAY BE DISPLAYED AFTER THE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION )F
THERE IS MORE THAN ONE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION LISTED LOCATE THE ONE THAT COR
RESPONDS TO THE NETWORK CARD INSTALLED IN THE COMPUTER BY FINDING THE NAME OF
THE NETWORK CARD IN THE h$EVICE .AMEv COLUMN
4HE h,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 3TATUSv WINDOW APPEARS 3ELECT 'ENERAL THEN
CLICK 0ROPERTIES
4HE h,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW APPEARS #LICK 'ENERAL
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
)N THE h#OMPONENTS CHECKED ARE USED BY THIS CONNECTIONv LIST BOX DOUBLE
CLICK )NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 4HE h)NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW APPEARS
)N THE 'ENERAL TAB MAKE SURE THE RADIO BUTTON NEXT TO h/BTAIN AN )0 !DDRESS
AUTOMATICALLYv IS ACTIVE CONTAINS A BLACK DOT )F THE RADIO BUTTON IS ALREADY
ACTIVE LEAVE IT ALONE
%NTER THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS IN THE h)0 !DDRESSv TEXT BOX
192.168.0.2
0RESS THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD TO ADD THE PERIODS BETWEEN THE NUMBERS
!PPENDIX " 3ETTING UP 3TATIC )0 ON A #OMPUTER
%NTER THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS IN THE h3UBNET MASKv TEXT BOX
255.255.255.0
0RESS THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD TO ADD THE PERIODS BETWEEN THE NUMBERS
%NTER THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS IN THE h$EFAULT GATEWAYv TEXT BOX
192.168.0.1
0RESS THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD TO ADD THE PERIODS BETWEEN THE NUMBERS
#LICK /+ 4HE h)NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW DISAPPEARS
)N THE h,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW CLICK /+ 4HE ,OCAL !REA
#ONNECTION 0ROPERTIES WINDOW DISAPPEARS
#LICK #LOSE IN THE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 3TATUS WINDOW 4HE WINDOW DISAP
PEARS
#LOSE THE .ETWORK AND $IAL UP #ONNECTIONS WINDOW BY CLICKING ON THE hXv
BUTTON AT THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF THE WINDOW
4HE COMPUTER IS NOW SET UP WITH A STATIC )0 ADDRESS ALLOWING THE USER TO ACCESS THE
-ODEMS '5)
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
7INDOWS 80
&ROM THE DESKTOP CLICK 3TART BUTTON IN THE LOWER LEFT CORNER
&ROM THE MENU THAT APPEARS SELECT #ONTROL 0ANEL
7HEN THE h#ONTROL 0ANELv WINDOW APPEARS DOUBLE CLICK
.ETWORK #ONNECTIONS
!PPENDIX " 3ETTING UP 3TATIC )0 ON A #OMPUTER
)N THE h.ETWORK #ONNECTIONSv WINDOW DOUBLE CLICK ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION
! NUMBER MAY BE DISPLAYED AFTER THE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION )F MORE THAN
ONE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION IS LISTED LOCATE THE ONE THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE
NETWORK CARD INSTALLED IN YOUR COMPUTER BY FINDING THE NAME OF THE NETWORK
CARD IN THE h$EVICE .AMEv COLUMN
4HE h,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW APPEARS 3ELECT 'ENERAL
)N THE h4HIS CONNECTION USES THE FOLLOWING ITEMSv LIST BOX DOUBLE CLICK
)NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 !CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
4HE h)NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW APPEARS
)N THE 'ENERAL TAB MAKE SURE THE RADIO BUTTON NEXT TO h5SE THE FOLLOWING )0
!DDRESSv IS ACTIVE CONTAINS A BLACK DOT )F THE RADIO BUTTON IS ALREADY ACTIVE
LEAVE IT ALONE
%NTER THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS IN THE h)0 !DDRESSv TEXT BOX
192.168.0.2
%NTER THE PERIODS IN THE ADDRESS BY PRESSING THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD
%NTER THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS IN THE h3UBNET MASKv TEXT BOX
255.255.255.0
%NTER THE PERIODS IN THE ADDRESS BY PRESSING THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD
%NTER THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS IN THE h$EFAULT GATEWAYv TEXT BOX
192.168.0.1
%NTER THE PERIODS IN THE ADDRESS BY PRESSING THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD
#LICK /+ 4HE )NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 0ROPERTIES WINDOW DISAPPEARS
)N THE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 0ROPERTIES WINDOW CLICK #LOSE 4HE ,OCAL !REA
#ONNECTION 0ROPERTIES WINDOW DISAPPEARS
#LICK #LOSE IN THE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 3TATUS WINDOW 4HE WINDOW DISAPPEARS
!PPENDIX " 3ETTING UP 3TATIC )0 ON A #OMPUTER
#LOSE THE .ETWORK AND $IAL UP #ONNECTIONS WINDOW BY CLICKING ON THE hXv
BUTTON AT THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF THE WINDOW
4HE COMPUTER IS NOW SET UP WITH A STATIC )0 ADDRESS ALLOWING THE USER TO ACCESS THE
-ODEMS '5)
7INDOWS 6ISTA
&ROM THE DESKTOP CLICK 3TART BUTTON IN THE LOWER LEFT CORNER
&ROM THE MENU THAT APPEARS SELECT #ONTROL 0ANEL
7HEN THE h#ONTROL 0ANELv WINDOW APPEARS DOUBLE CLICK .ETWORK
AND )NTERNET
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
4HE h.ETWORK AND )NTERNETv WINDOW APPEARS #LICK .ETWORK AND
3HARING #ENTER
4HE h.ETWORK AND 3HARING #ENTERv SCREEN APPEARS &ROM THE MENU ON THE
LEFT CLICK -ANAGE NETWORK CONNECTIONS
!PPENDIX " 3ETTING UP 3TATIC )0 ON A #OMPUTER
4HE h.ETWORK #ONNECTIONSv SCREEN APPEARS $OUBLE CLICK ,OCAL
!REA #ONNECTION
4HE h,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW APPEARS )N THE h4HIS CON
NECTION USES THE FOLLOWING ITEMSv LIST BOX DOUBLE CLICK )NTERNET
0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 !CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
4HE h)NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 0ROPERTIESv WINDOW APPEARS
)N THE 'ENERAL TAB MAKE SURE THE CIRCLE NEXT TO h5SE THE FOLLOWING )0 !DDRESSv
IS SELECTED 7HEN ACTIVE A BLACK DOT APPEARS IN THE CIRCLE )F THE CIRCLE ALREADY
CONTAINS A BLACK DOT LEAVE IT ALONE
%NTER THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS IN THE h)0 !DDRESSv TEXT BOX
192.168.0.2
%NTER THE PERIODS IN THE ADDRESS BY PRESSING THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD
%NTER THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS IN THE h3UBNET MASKv TEXT BOX
255.255.255.0
%NTER THE PERIODS IN THE ADDRESS BY PRESSING THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD
%NTER THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS IN THE h$EFAULT GATEWAYv TEXT BOX
192.168.0.1
%NTER THE PERIODS IN THE ADDRESS BY PRESSING THE SPACE BAR ON THE KEYBOARD
#LICK /+ 4HE )NTERNET 0ROTOCOL 4#0)0 0ROPERTIES WINDOW DISAPPEARS
)N THE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 0ROPERTIES WINDOW CLICK #LOSE 4HE ,OCAL !REA
#ONNECTION 0ROPERTIES WINDOW DISAPPEARS
#LICK #LOSE IN THE ,OCAL !REA #ONNECTION 3TATUS WINDOW 4HE WINDOW DISAPPEARS
#LOSE THE REST OF THE OPEN WINDOWS BY CLICKING ON THE hXv BUTTON AT THE UPPER
RIGHT CORNER OF THE WINDOW
4HE COMPUTER IS NOW SET UP WITH A STATIC )0 ADDRESS
3ERVICE !CRONYMS
#
4HE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS RELATED TO THE &IREWALL OPTIONS #USTOM (IGH -EDIUM
AND ,OW SECTION IN THE h#ONFIGURING 3ECURITY 3ETTINGSv CHAPTER OF THIS MANUAL 4HIS
APPENDIX EXPLAINS THE MEANING OF THE SERVICE ACRONYMS INCLUDED WITH THE VARIOUS LEV
ELS OF FIREWALL SECURITY AND THE 5$0 AND 4#0 PORTS USED BY EACH SERVICE
3ERVICE !CRONYM $EFINITIONS
$.3
$OMAIN .AME 3YSTEM ! DATA QUERY SYSTEM USED TO TRANSLATE HOST NAMES INTO
)NTERNET ADDRESSES IE WWWSOMEWEBSITECOM TRANSLATES TO 5SES 5$0 AND 4#0 %0-!0
%ND0OINT -APPER 5SES 5$0 AND 4#0 &40
&ILE 4RANSFER 0ROTOCOL ! PROTOCOL USED TO TRANSFER FILES OVER THE )NTERNET 5SES
4#0 AND (440
(YPER4EXT 4RANSFER 0ROTOCOL 4HIS PROTOCOL DELIVERS INFORMATION OVER THE
)NTERNET AND IS USED WHEN A COMPUTER CONNECTS TO A 7EB SITE VIA AN )NTERNET
BROWSER 5SES 4#0 (4403
(YPER4EXT 4RANSFER 0ROTOCOL USING 3ECURE 3OCKET ,AYER ! SECURE VERSION OF THE
PROTOCOL THAT DELIVERS INFORMATION OVER THE )NTERNET 5SES 5$0 AND 4#0 !CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
)-!0 )-!0V
)NTERNET -ESSAGE !CCESS 0ROTOCOL 0ROTOCOLS FOR RETRIEVING % MAIL MESSAGES
)-!0 USES 4#0 )-!0V USES 4#0 )03%# )+% )03%# %30
)0 3ECURITY 0ROTOCOLS WHICH SUPPORT THE SECURE EXCHANGE OF PACKETS AT THE
)0 LAYER 5SES 5$0 ,$!0
,IGHTWEIGHT $IRECTORY !CCESS 0ROTOCOL ! SET OF PROTOCOLS FOR ACCESSING INFORMA
TION DIRECTORIES 5SES 4#0 -)#2/3/&4 $3 '#
$3 USES 5$0 AND 4#0 '# USES 4#0 .%4")/3 .3 $'- 33.
.ETWORK "ASIC )NPUT /UTPUT 3YSTEM 4HREE TYPES OF $/3 ")/3 AUGMENTATION
WHICH ADD FUNCTIONS FOR LOCAL AREA NETWORKS ,!.S .3 USES 5$0 AND 4#0
$'- USES 5$0 33. USES 4#0 ..40
.ETWORK .EWS 4RANSFER 0ROTOCOL ! PROTOCOL USED TO DISTRIBUTE AND RETRIEVE
NEWS ARTICLES OVER THE )NTERNET 5SES 4#0 0/0
0OST /FFICE 0ROTOCOL !NOTHER PROTOCOL USED TO TRANSFER % MAIL BETWEEN
COMPUTERS 5SUALLY EMPLOYS A POP SERVER AND IS USED TO RECEIVE MAIL ONLY 5SES
4#0 02/&),%
5SES 4#0 !PPENDIX # 3ERVICE !CRONYMS
3-40
3IMPLE -AIL 4RANSFER 0ROTOCOL ! PROTOCOL USED TO TRANSFER % MAIL BETWEEN
COMPUTERS OVER THE )NTERNET #AN BE USED TO SEND AND RECEIVE MAIL 5SES 4#0 3.-0
3IMPLE .ETWORK -ANAGEMENT 0ROTOCOL ! SET OF PROTOCOLS FOR MANAGING NET
WORKS 5SES 5$0 !CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
4HIS PAGE LEFT INTENTIONALLY BLANK
$
'LOSSARY
!CCESS 0OINT
! DEVICE THAT ALLOWS WIRELESS CLIENTS TO CONNECT TO ONE ANOTHER !N ACCESS POINT
CAN ALSO ACT AS A BRIDGE BETWEEN WIRELESS CLIENTS AND A hWIREDv NETWORK SUCH AS
AN %THERNET NETWORK 7IRELESS CLIENTS CAN BE MOVED ANYWHERE WITHIN THE COVER
AGE AREA OF THE ACCESS POINT AND REMAIN CONNECTED TO THE NETWORK )F CONNECTED
TO AN %THERNET NETWORK THE ACCESS POINT MONITORS %THERNET TRAFFIC AND FORWARDS
APPROPRIATE %THERNET MESSAGES TO THE WIRELESS NETWORK WHILE ALSO MONITORING
WIRELESS TRAFFIC AND FORWARDING WIRELESS CLIENT MESSAGES TO THE %THERNET NETWORK
!4- !SYNCHRONOUS 4RANSFER -ODE
! NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY BASED ON TRANSFERRING DATA IN FIXED SIZE PACKETS
#LIENT
! DESKTOP OR MOBILE COMPUTER CONNECTED TO A NETWORK
$(#0 $YNAMIC (OST #ONFIGURATION 0ROTOCOL
! PROTOCOL DESIGNED TO AUTOMATICALLY ASSIGN AN )0 ADDRESS TO EVERY COMPUTER ON
YOUR NETWORK
$.3 $OMAIN .AME 3YSTEM 3ERVER !DDRESS
!LLOWS )NTERNET HOST COMPUTERS TO HAVE A DOMAIN NAME AND ONE OR MORE )0
ADDRESSES ! $.3 SERVER KEEPS A DATABASE OF HOST COMPUTERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE
DOMAIN NAMES AND )0 ADDRESSES SO THAT WHEN A USER ENTERS A DOMAIN NAME INTO
A 7EB BROWSER THE USER IS SENT TO THE PROPER )0 ADDRESS 4HE $.3 SERVER ADDRESS
USED BY COMPUTERS ON THE HOME NETWORK CORRESPONDS TO THE LOCATION OF THE $.3
SERVER THE )30 HAS ASSIGNED
$3, $IGITAL 3UBSCRIBER ,INE -ODEM
! MODEM THAT USES EXISTING PHONE LINES TO TRANSMIT DATA AT HIGH SPEEDS
%NCRYPTION
! METHOD TO ALLOW WIRELESS DATA TRANSMISSIONS A LEVEL OF SECURITY
%33)$ %XTENDED 3ERVICE 3ET )DENTIFIER
! UNIQUE IDENTIFIER FOR A WIRELESS NETWORK !LSO KNOWN AS h33)$v
!CTIONTEC $3, -ODEM 5SER -ANUAL
%THERNET .ETWORK
! STANDARD WIRED NETWORKING CONFIGURATION USING CABLES AND HUBS
&IREWALL
! METHOD PREVENTING USERS OUTSIDE THE NETWORK FROM ACCESSING ANDOR DAMAG
ING FILES OR COMPUTERS ON THE NETWORK
'ATEWAY
! CENTRAL DEVICE THAT MANAGES THE DATA TRAFFIC OF YOUR NETWORK AS WELL AS DATA
TRAFFIC TO AND FROM THE )NTERNET
)0 )NTERNET 0ROTOCOL !DDRESS
! SERIES OF FOUR NUMBERS SEPARATED BY PERIODS IDENTIFYING A UNIQUE )NTERNET
COMPUTER HOST
)30 'ATEWAY !DDRESS
!N )0 ADDRESS FOR THE )NTERNET ROUTER 4HIS ADDRESS IS ONLY REQUIRED WHEN USING A
CABLE OR $3, MODEM
)30 )NTERNET 3ERVICE 0ROVIDER
! BUSINESS THAT ALLOWS INDIVIDUALS OR BUSINESSES TO CONNECT TO THE )NTERNET
,!. ,OCAL !REA .ETWORK
! GROUP OF COMPUTERS AND DEVICES CONNECTED TOGETHER IN A RELATIVELY SMALL AREA
SUCH AS A HOUSE OR AN OFFICE ! HOME NETWORK IS CONSIDERED A ,!.
-!# -EDIA !CCESS #ONTROL !DDRESS
4HE HARDWARE ADDRESS OF A DEVICE CONNECTED TO A NETWORK
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