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down lists. It does not cause the system clock to be updated for daylight savings time automatically.

8 ClickNext to display the Connection Type screen.

Connection Type Figure 13 Connection Type Screen

This Connection Type screen allows you to set up the Router for the type of Internet connection you have. Before setting up your Internet connection mode, have the modem setting information from your ISP ready.

Select an Internet Addressing mode from the following:

Dynamic IP Address — see page 30.

PPPoE (typically DSL users only) — see page 31.

PPTP (some DSL users in Europe) — see page 32.

L2TP (supported by some ISPs) — see page 32.

Static IP Address — see page 34.

and click Next.

For further information on selecting a mode see “Internet Settings” onpage 42.

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Dynamic IP Address Mode

Figure 14 Dynamic IP Screen

1Some ISPs require a host name. If your ISP has this requirement, enter the host name in the Host Name text box .

2Either:

If your ISP requires an assigned MAC address, enter the values for a

MAC address. Or,

If the computer you are now using is the one that was previously connected directly to the cable modem, select Clone.

3Click Next. The DNS screen displays. Refer to“DNS” onpage 35.

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PPPoE Mode

Figure 15 PPPoE Interface Screen

To setup the Router for use with a PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) connection, do the following:

1Enter your PPP over Ethernet user name in the User Name text box.

2Enter your PPP over Ethernet password in the Password text box and enter it again in theRetype Password text box.

3If required, enter your PPP over Ethernet service name in the Service Name text box. This is optional. Not all ISPs require a PPPoE service name.

Do not enter anything in this box if your ISP does not require a service name.

4Enter the MTU value supplied by your ISP in the MTU text box. If your ISP has not supplied an MTU value, leave this at the default value. The default is 1454.

5Check all of your settings, and then click Next. The DNS screen displays Refer to“DNS” on pagepage 35.

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PPTP Mode

Figure 16 PPTP Screen

To setup the Router for use with a PPTP connection, use the following procedure:

1Enter your PPTP server address in the PPTP Server Address text box.

2Enter your PPTP user name in the User ID text box.

3Enter your PPTP password in the Password text box, and enter it again in theRetype Password text box.

4Type in an Idle Timeout. This is the amount of time you want the PPTP Server to remain inactive before the session is ended.

5Either:

Check the Get IP by DHCP check box if you want to obtain the IP information from a DHCP Server on the network, or

If your ISP has provided you with IP address information, enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask andDefault Gateway in the text boxes provided.

6Check all of your settings, and then click Next. The DNS screen displays. Refer to“DNS” onpage 35.

L2TP

L2TP is supported by some Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Check with your ISP to make sure L2TP is supported before using this screen.

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Figure 17 L2TP Screen

To setup the Router for use with an L2TP connection, do the following:

1Enter your L2TP server address in the L2TP Server text box.

2Enter your L2TP user name in the User ID text box.

3Enter your L2TP password in the Password text box, and enter it again in theRetype Password text box.

4Type in an Idle Timeout. This is the amount of time you want the L2TP Server to remain inactive before the session is ended.

5Either:

Check the Get IP by DHCP check box if you want to obtain the IP information from a DHCP Server on the network, or

If your ISP has provided you with IP address information, enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask andDefault Gateway in the text boxes provided.

6Check all of your settings, and then click Next. The DNS screen displays. Refer to“DNS” on pagepage 35.

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Static IP Mode

Figure 18 Static IP Mode Screen

1Enter the IP Address provided by your ISP in the IP Address assigned by your Service Provider text box.

2Enter the Subnet Mask provided by your ISP in the Subnet Mask text box.

3Enter the Gateway Address provided by your ISP in the Service Provider Gateway Address text box.

4Check all of your settings, and then click Next.