D-Link WBR-2310 User Manual

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Product Overview........................................................

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Package Contents ...................................................

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System Requirements .............................................

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Introduction..............................................................

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Features...................................................................

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Hardware Overview .................................................

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Connections.......................................................

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LEDs..................................................................

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Installation....................................................................

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Before you Begin .....................................................

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Wireless Installation Considerations......................

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Connect to Cable/DSL/Satellite Modem ................

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Connect to Another Router....................................

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Configuration.............................................................

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Web-based Configuration Utility ............................

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Setup Wizard ...................................................

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Internet Setup ..................................................

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Dynamic (Cable) ..........................................

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PPPoE (DSL) ...............................................

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PPTP............................................................

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L2TP.............................................................

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Big Pond.......................................................

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Static (assigned by ISP)...............................

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Wireless Settings.............................................

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Network Settings..............................................

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DHCP Server Settings.....................................

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Virtual Server...................................................

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Port Forwarding ...............................................

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Application Rules.............................................

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Network Filters.................................................

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Website Filters .................................................

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Firewall Settings...............................................

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DMZ Host.....................................................

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VPN Passthrough.........................................

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Advanced Wireless Settings ............................

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Tx Rate.........................................................

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Preamble......................................................

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WMM Mode..................................................

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Advanced Network Settings.............................

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Administrator Settings......................................

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Time Settings...................................................

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System Settings...............................................

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Update Firmware .............................................

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DDNS...............................................................

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System Test .....................................................

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Schedules........................................................

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Log Settings.....................................................

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Device Information...........................................

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Log...................................................................

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Stats.................................................................

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Wireless...........................................................

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Support............................................................

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Wireless Security.......................................................

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What is WEP?........................................................

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What is WPA?........................................................

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Configure WEP......................................................

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Configure WPA-PSK..............................................

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Configure WPA (RADIUS) .....................................

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Connect to a Wireless Network ................................

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Using Windows® XP...............................................

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Configure WEP......................................................

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Configure WPA-PSK..............................................

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Troubleshooting.........................................................

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Wireless Basics .........................................................

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What is Wireless?..................................................

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Tips........................................................................

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Wireless Modes.....................................................

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Networking Basics ....................................................

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Check your IP address ..........................................

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Statically Assign an IP address .............................

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Technical Specifications...........................................

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Contacting Technical Support..................................

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Warranty.....................................................................

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Registration................................................................

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Section 1 - Product Overview

ProductPackageOverviewContents

D-Link WBR-2310 RangeBooster GRouter

Power Adapter

Ethernet Cable

Manual and Warranty on CD

Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the WBR-2310 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

System Requirements

Ethernet-based Cable or DSL Modem

Computers withWindows®, Macintosh®, or Linux-based operating systems with an installed Ethernet adapter

Internet Explorer Version 6.0, Mozilla 1.7.12 (5.0), or Firefox 1.5 and above (for configuration)

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Introduction

The D-Link RangeBooster GWBR-2310 with enhanced 108 features the industry’s first default 108Mbps* “Dynamic Mode”that allows clients to always operate at the highest possible speeds while automatically identifying and recognizing other D-Link RangeBooster Gproducts for highest performance capability and seamless access to the wireless network in a homogenous environment.

Extensive performance and interoperability testing using standard based methods reveals a significant increase in performance of the WBR-2310 over other 802.11g based competitors.

The D-LinkWBR-2310 wireless router employs five cutting-edge hardware-based compression technologies to achieve a significant boost in performance within the 2.4GHz frequency range.

TheWBR-2310 features robust security to protect the wireless network from intruders, complying with the latest wireless networking security protocols, including WEP encryption and Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) support for both 802.1x and WPA-PSK. The WBR-2310 is also capable of supporting the government-grade AES encryption and upcoming 802.11i standards.

In addition to being the industry’s fastest wireless network solution, It includes management settings and policy-based content filtering for advanced network management.Filters can be set based on MAC address, IP address, URL and/or Domain Name.

* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions will adversely affect wireless signal range.

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Features

Faster Wireless Networking - The WBR-2310 provides up to 108Mbps* wireless connection with other 802.11g wireless clients.This capability allows users to participate in real-time activities online, such as video streaming, online gaming, and real-time audio. The performance of this 802.11g wireless router gives you the freedom of wireless networking at speeds 15x faster than 802.11b.

Compatible with 802.11b and 802.11g Devices - The WBR-2310 is still fully compatible with the IEEE 802.11b standard, so it can connect with existing 802.11b PCI, USB and Cardbus adapters.

Advanced Firewall Features - The Web-based user interface displays a number of advanced network management features including:

Content Filtering - Easily applied content filtering based on MAC Address, URL, and/or Domain Name.

Filter Scheduling - These filters can be scheduled to be active on certain days or for a duration of hours or minutes.

Secure Multiple/Concurrent Sessions - The WBR-2310 can pass through VPN sessions.It supports multiple and concurrent IPSec and PPTP sessions, so users behind the WBR-2310 can securely access corporate networks.

User-friendly Setup Wizard - Through its easy-to-use Web-based user interface, the WBR-2310 lets you control what information is accessible to those on the wireless network, whether from the Internet or from your company’s server. Configure your router to your specific settings within minutes.

* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions will adversely affect wireless signal range.

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Hardware Overview

Connections

Pressing the Reset Button restores the router to its original factory default settings.

LAN Ports Connect Ethernet devices such as computers, switches, and hubs.

The Auto MDI/MDIX

 

WAN

Receptor for the Power Adapter.

 

 

port is the connection for

 

the Ethernet cable to the

 

Cable or DSL modem.

 

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LEDs

WAN LED A solid light indicates connection on the WAN port. This LED blinks during data transmission.

WLAN LED A solid light indicates that the wireless segment is ready. This LED blinks during wireless data transmission.

Power LED A solid light indicates a proper connection to the power supply.

Status LED

A blinking light indicates that the

WBR-2310 is ready.

Local Network LEDs A solid light indicates a connection to an Ethernet-enabled computer on ports 1-4. This LED blinks during data transmission.

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Installation

This section will walk you through the installation process. Placement of the router is very important. Do not place the router in an enclosed area such as a closet, cabinet, or in the attic or garage.

Before you Begin

Please configure the router with the computer that was last connected directly to your modem. Also, you can only use the Ethernet port on your modem.If you were using the USB connection before using the router, then you must turn off your modem, disconnect the USB cable and connect an Ethernet cable to the WAN port on the router, and then turn the modem back on. In some cases, you may need to call your ISP to change connection types (USB to Ethernet).

If you have DSL and are connecting via PPPoE, make sure you disable or uninstall any PPPoE software such as WinPoet, Broadjump, or Enternet 300 from your computer or you will not be able to connect to the Internet.

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Wireless Installation Considerations

The D-Link wireless router lets you access your network using a wireless connection from virtually anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range.Typical ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business.The key to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines:

1.Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link router and other network devices to a minimum - each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.

2.Be aware of the direct line between network devices. A wall that is 1.5 feet thick (.5 meters), at a 45-degree angle appears to be almost 3 feet (1 meter) thick. At a 2-degree angle it looks over 42 feet (14 meters) thick! Position devices so that the signal will travel straight through a wall or ceiling (instead of at an angle) for better reception.

3.Building Materials make a difference.A solid metal door or aluminum studs may have a negative effect on range.Try to position access points, wireless routers, and computers so that the signal passes through drywall or open doorways.Materials and objects such as glass, steel, metal, walls with insulation, water (fish tanks), mirrors, file cabinets, brick, and concrete will degrade your wireless signal.

4.Keep your product away (at least 3-6 feet or 1-2 meters) from electrical devices or appliances that generate RF noise.

5.If you are using 2.4GHz cordless phones or X-10 (wireless products such as ceiling fans, lights, and home security systems), your wireless connection may degrade dramatically or drop completely. Make sure your 2.4GHz phone base is as far away from your wireless devices as possible.The base transmits a signal even if the phone in not in use.

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Connect to Cable/DSL/Satellite Modem

If you are connecting the router to a cable/DSL/satellite modem, please follow the steps below:

1.Place the router in an open and central location. Do not plug the power adapter into the router.

2.Turn the power off on your modem. If there is no on/off switch, then unplug the modem’s power adapter. Shut down your computer.

3.Unplug the Ethernet cable (that connects your computer to your modem) from your computer and place it into the WAN port on the router.

4.Plug an Ethernet cable into one of the four LAN ports on the router.Plug the other end into the Ethernet port on your computer.

5.Turn on or plug in your modem. Wait for the modem to boot (about 30 seconds).

6.Plug the power adapter to the router and connect to an outlet or power strip. Wait about 30 seconds for the router to boot.

7.Turn on your computer.

8.Verify the link lights on the router. The power light, WAN light, and the LAN light (the port that your computer is plugged into) should be lit.If not, make sure your computer, modem, and router are powered on and verify the cable connections are correct.

9.Skip to page 14 to configure your router.

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Connect to Another Router

If you are connecting the D-Link router to another router to use as a wireless access point and/or switch, you will have to do the following before connecting the router to your network:

Disable UPnP

Disable DHCP

Change the LAN IP address to an available address on your network.The LAN ports on the router cannot accept a DHCP address from your other router.

To connect to another router, please follow the steps below:

1.Plug the power into the router. Connect one of your computers to the router (LAN port) using an Ethernet cable. Make sure your IP address on the computer is 192.168.0.xxx (where xxx is between 2 and 254). Please see the Networking Basics section for more information.If you need to change the settings, write down your existing settings before making any changes. In most cases, your computer should be set to receive an IP address automatically in which case you will not have to do anything to your computer.

2.Open a web browser and enter http://192.168.0.1 and press Enter. When the login window appears, set the user name to admin and leave the password box empty. Click OK to continue.

3.Click on Advanced and then click Advanced Network. Uncheck the Enable UPnP checkbox. Click Save Settings to continue.

4.Click Setup and then click Network Settings. Uncheck the Enable DHCP Server server checkbox. Click Save Settings to continue.

5.Under Router Settings, enter an available IP address and the subnet mask of your network. Click Save Settings to save your settings. Use this new IP address to access the configuration utility of the router in the future. Close the browser and change your computer’s IP settings back to the original values as in Step 1.

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6.Disconnect the Ethernet cable from the router and reconnect your computer to your network.

7.Connect an Ethernet cable in one of the LAN ports of the router and connect it to your other router. Do not plug anything into the WAN port of the D-Link router.

8.You may now use the other 3 LAN ports to connect other Ethernet devices and computers.To configure your wireless network, open a web browser and enter the IP address you assigned to the router. Refer to the Configuration and Wireless Security sections for more information on setting up your wireless network.

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Section 3 - Configuration

Configuration

This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless router using the web-based configuration utility.

Web-based Configuration Utility

To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser such as Internet Explorer and enter the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1).

Enter the user name (admin) and your password.Leave the password blank by default.

If you get a Page Cannot be Displayed error, please refer to the Troubleshooting section for assistance.

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Setup Wizard

You may run the setup wizard to quickly setup your router.ClickSetup Wizard to launch the wizard.

Click Launch Internet Connection Setup Wizard to begin.

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Click Next to continue.

Create a new password and then click Next to continue.

Select your time zone from the drop-down menu and then click Next to continue.

Select the type of Internet connection you use and then click Next to continue.

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If you selected Dynamic, you may need to enter the MAC address of the computer that was last connected directly to your modem.If you are currently using that computer, click Clone Your PC’s MAC Address and then click Next to continue.

The Host Name is optional but may be required by some ISPs.The default host name is the device name of the Router and may be changed.

If you selected PPPoE, enter your PPPoE username and password. Click Next to continue.

Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS server addresses.

Note:Make sure to remove your PPPoE software from your computer.The software is no longer needed and will not work through a router.

If you selected PPTP, enter your PPTP username and password.Click Next to continue.

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If you selected L2TP, enter your L2TP username and password.Click Next to continue.

If you selected Static, enter your network settings supplied by your Internet provider. Click Next to continue.

Click Connect to save your settings. Once the router is finished rebooting, click Continue. Please allow 1-2 minutes to connect.

Close your browser window and reopen it to test your Internet connection. It may take a few tries to initially connect to the Internet.

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Internet Setup

Dynamic (Cable)

Dynamic IP Choose Dynamic IP Address to obtain IP Address

Address: information automatically from your ISP. Select this option if your ISP does not give you any IP numbers to use. This option is commonly used for Cable modem services.

Host Name: The Host Name is optional but may be required by some ISPs.The default host name is the device name of the Router and may be changed.

MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the WAN’s physicalinterfaceMACaddressontheBroadband Router. It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.

Clone MAC The default MAC address is set to the WAN’s Address: physicalinterfaceMACaddressontheBroadband Router. You can use the “Clone MAC Address” button to copy the MAC address of the Ethernet Card installed by your ISP and replace the WAN MAC address with the MAC address of the router.

It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.

DNS Addresses: Enter the Primary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP.

MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1500 is the default MTU.

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Internet Setup

PPPoE (DSL)

Choose PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) if your ISP uses a PPPoE connection. Your ISP will provide you with a username and password.This option is typically used for DSL services. Make sure to remove your PPPoE software from your computer.The software is no longer needed and will not work through a router.

PPPoE: Select Dynamic (most common) or Static. Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS server addresses.

User Name: Enter your PPPoE user name.

Password: Enter your PPPoE password and then retype the password

in the next box.

Service Name: Enter the ISP Service Name (optional).

IP Address: Enter the IP address (Static PPPoE only).

DNS Addresses: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS Server Addresses (Static PPPoE only).

Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet Time: connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this

feature, enable Auto-reconnect.

MTU: MaximumTransmission Unit - you may need to change the

MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU.

Connection Mode Select either Always-on, Manual, or Connect-on demand.

Select:

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Internet Setup

PPTP

Choose PPTP (Point-to-Point-Tunneling Protocol ) if your ISP uses a PPTP connection.Your ISP will provide you with a username and password.This option is typically used for DSL services.

PPTP: Select Dynamic (most common) or Static. Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS server addresses.

IP Address: Enter the IP address (Static PPTP only).

Subnet Mask: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS Server Addresses (Static

PPTP only).

Gateway: Enter the Gateway IP Address provided by your ISP.

DNS: The DNS server information will be supplied by your ISP (Internet

Service Provider.)

Server IP: Enter the Server IP provided by your ISP (optional).

PPTP Account: Enter your PPTP account name.

PPTP Password: Enter your PPTP password and then retype the password in the next box.

Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity.To disable this feature, enable

Time: Auto-reconnect.

MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU.

Connect Mode: Select either Always-on, Manual, or Connect-on demand.

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Internet Setup

L2TP

Choose L2TP (Layer 2Tunneling Protocol) if your ISP uses a L2TP connection.Your ISP will provide you with a username and password.This option is typically used for DSL services.

L2TP: Select Dynamic (most common) or Static. Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS server addresses.

IP Address: Enter the IP address (Static L2TP only).

Subnet Mask: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS Server Addresses (Static

L2TP only).

Gateway: Enter the Gateway IP Address provided by your ISP.

DNS: The DNS server information will be supplied by your ISP (Internet

Service Provider.)

Server IP: Enter the Server IP provided by your ISP (optional).

L2TP Account: Enter your L2TP account name.

L2TP Password: Enter your L2TP password and then retype the password in the next box.

Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity.To disable this feature, enable Time: Auto-reconnect.

MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU.

Connect Mode: Select either Always-on, Manual, or Connect-on demand.

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Big Pond

User Name: Enter your Big Pond user name.

Password: Enter your Big Pond password and then retype the password in the next box.

Auth Server: Enter the IP address of the login server.

Login Server IP: Enter the IP address of the login server.

MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the WAN’s physical interface MAC address on the

Broadband Router. It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.

Clone MAC The default MAC address is set to the WAN’s Address: physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. You can use the “Clone MAC Address”button to copy the MAC address of the Ethernet Card installed by your ISP and replace the WAN MAC address with the MAC address of the router. It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless

required by your ISP.

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Internet Setup

Static (assigned by ISP)

Select Static IP Address if all WAN IP information is provided to you by your ISP.You will need to enter in the IP address, subnet mask, gateway address, and DNS address(es) provided to you by your ISP. Each IP address entered in the fields must be in the appropriate IP form, which are four octets separated by a dot (x.x.x.x).The Router will not accept the IP address if it is not in this format.

IP Address:

Subnet Mask:

ISP Gateway:

MAC Address:

Clone MAC

Address:

Primary DNS

Address:

Secondary DNS

Address:

MTU:

Enter the IP address assigned by your ISP.

Enter the Subnet Mask assigned by your ISP.

Enter the Gateway assigned by your ISP.

The default MAC Address is set to the WAN’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router.It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.

The default MAC address is set to the WAN’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router.You can use the Clone MAC Address button to copy the MAC address of the Ethernet Card installed by your ISP and replace the WAN MAC address with the MAC address of the router.It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.

Enter the Primary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP.

Enter the Secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP.

Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU.

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