Wireless Broadband Router User Manual

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Table of Contents,1 Introduction 1,Package Contents 1. Minimum System Requirements 2,Features 2,Getting to Know the Router 4. 2 Connecting the Router 9,Setting Up the Router 9,Computer Network Configuration 14. Home Page 16,3 Configuring My Network Settings 19,Accessing My Network 19. Using My Network 20,4 Creating a Wireless Network 27.
Overview 27,Wireless Network Connection 28,Configuring a Wireless Windows XP Client 35. Connecting a Wireless Windows XP Client 37,5 Using Network Connections 41. Network Home Office 42,Ethernet Connection 48,Coax Connection 51. Broadband Ethernet Connection 54,Coax Broadband Connection 60. WAN PPPoE WAN PPPoE 2 65,6 Configuring the Router s Security 71.
General 73,Access Control 75,Port Forwarding 78,DMZ Demilitarized Zone Host 80. Port Triggering 81,Remote Administration 82,Website Blocking 84. Static NAT 86,Advanced Filtering 87,Security Log 90. 7 Using Parental Controls 99,Activating Parental Controls 99. Creating a Filtering Policy 100,Advanced Options 104.
Statistics 105,Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router User Manual. 8 Using Advanced Settings 107,Configuration File 109. Restart 110,Restoring Default Settings 110,Diagnostics 111. MAC Cloning 112,System Settings 113,Universal Plug and Play UPnP 118. Firmware Upgrade 119,Scheduler Rules 122,Date and Time 124.
RADIUS Client 125,ARP Address Resolution Protocol Table 127. Routing 127,Network Objects 129,Firmware Restore 131. Dynamic DNS 131,IP Address Distribution 133,DNS Server 137. Remote Administration 139,Protocols 140,9 Monitoring the Router 143. Monitoring Connections 143,Traffic Monitoring 144,System Log 145.
Router Status 145,10 Troubleshooting 147,A Quality Of Service 151. Traffic Priority 151,Traffic Shaping 155,B Specifications 165. General 165,Wireless Operating Range 166,LED Indicators 166. Environmental 166,Notices 167,Regulatory Compliance Notices 167. Modifications 167,Introduction 1, Thank you for purchasing the Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router The Wireless.
Broadband Router supports Multimedia over Coax Alliance MoCA a new net. working standard that allows digital entertainment and information to be trans. mitted and distributed to multiple devices over coaxial cables The Router also sup. ports Ethernet and Wi Fi networking making it the most versatile router available. If you want to take your home or office networking to the next level the Actiontec. Wireless Broadband Router is sure to be one of the keys to your success. Package Contents,s Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router. s Black Power cord,s Yellow cable Ethernet 6 ft,s White cable Ethernet 10 ft. s Quick Start Guide,s Installation Guide,s Wireless Networking Guide. s User Manual CD,Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router User Manual. s Wall mount template,s Vertical stand,s Warranty,Minimum System Requirements.
s Computer with Ethernet capability, s Microsoft Windows 98SE Me 2000 or XP Mac OS 9 or greater Linux. s Internet Explorer 5 0 or higher Netscape Navigator 7 0 or higher. s TCP IP network protocol installed on each computer. s Supports multiple networking standards including. WAN Ethernet and MoCA interfaces,LAN 802 11g 802 11b Ethernet and MoCA. s Integrated wired networking with 4 port 10 100 Mbps Ethernet switch. s Integrated wireless networking with 802 11g access point featuring. 802 11g enabled to support speeds up to 54 Mbps wirelessly. 802 11b backward compatible communicating with 802 11b wireless. products at speeds up to 11 Mbps,s Enterprise level security including. Fully customizable firewall with Stateful Packet Inspection. Content filtering with URL keyword based filtering parental control. customizable filtering policies per computer and E mail notification. Denial of service protection against IP spoofing attacks intrusion and. scanning attacks IP fragment overlap ping of death and fragmentation. Event logging,Chapter 1 Introduction,Intrusion detection. MAC address filtering,DMZ hosting,Access control, Advanced wireless protection featuring WPA WEP 64 128 bit encryp.
tion 802 1x authentication and MAC address filtering. ICSA certified,s Other Features,DHCP server option. DHCP server PPPoE server auto detection,DNS server. LAN IP and WAN IP address selection,MAC address cloning. Port forwarding,PPPoE support, QoS support end to end layer 2 3 featuring Diffserv 802 1p q prioriti. zation configurable upstream downstream traffic shaping random early. detection and pass through of WAN side DSCPs PHBs and queuing to. LAN side devices, Remote management and secured remote management using HTTPS.
Reverse NAT,Static NAT,Static routing,Time zone support. VLAN multicast support,VPN IPSec VPN passthrough only. Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router User Manual,Getting to Know the Router. This section contains a quick description of the Router s lights LEDs ports etc. The Router features several indicator lights on its front panel and a series of ports. and switches on its rear panel,Front Panel, The front panel of the Router features ten indicator lights Power Ethernet WAN. Coax WAN Internet Ethernet LAN 4 Coax LAN and Wireless. Power Light, The Power light displays the Router s current status If the Power light glows.
steadily green the Router is receiving power and fully operational When the. Power light flashes rapidly the Router is initializing If the Power light is not illu. minated or glows red when the Power cord is plugged in and the Power switch is. turned on the Router has suffered a critical error and technical support should. be contacted,Chapter 1 Introduction,Ethernet WAN Light. The Ethernet WAN light illuminates when the Router is connected to the. Internet via Ethernet If flashing data traffic is passing across the port. Coax WAN Light, The Coax WAN light glows steadily or flashes when the Router is connected to. the Internet via coaxial cable,Internet Light, When the Internet light glows steadily green the Router is connected to the ISP. Internet Service Provider If it glows amber there is a physical connection to. the ONT Optical Network Terminator but authentication has not taken place. i e no IP address is present,Ethernet LAN Lights 1 2 3 4. The Ethernet LAN lights illuminate when the Router is connected to a local. network via one or more of its Ethernet ports If flashing data traffic is passing. across the port s,Coax LAN Light, The Coax LAN light glows steadily or flashes when the Router is connected to a.
local network via its Coax port,Wireless Light, The Wireless light illuminates when the Router is connected wirelessly If flash. ing data traffic is passing across the wireless connection. Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router User Manual,Rear Panel. The rear panel of the Router features seven ports Coax Ethernet WAN Ethernet. LAN 4 and Power as well as a Reset button and Power switch. 10 100 5VDC,Reset On Off, The Coax port connects the Router to the ISP or other devices using a coaxial. Reset Button, To restore the Router s factory default settings press and hold the Reset button. for approximately ten seconds The reset process will start about ten seconds. after releasing the button When the Router resets all the lights on the front. panel turn off and then the lights start flashing The Router has completed its. reset process when the Power light glows steadily green. M Caution Do not unplug the Power cord from the Router dur. ing the reset process Doing so may result in the loss of the. Router s configuration information If this occurs reset the. Router again,Chapter 1 Introduction,Ethernet WAN Port.
The Ethernet WAN port connects the Router to the ISP using an Ethernet cable. Ethernet LAN Ports 4, The Ethernet LAN ports connect devices to the Router via Ethernet cables to cre. ate a local area network LAN The Ethernet LAN ports are 10 100 Mbps auto. sensing ports and either a straight through or crossover Ethernet cable can be. used when connecting to the ports,Power Switch,The Power switch powers the Router on and off. Power Port, The Power port connects the Router to an electrical wall outlet via the. Power cord, M Caution Do not unplug the Power cord from the Router dur. ing the reset process Doing so may result in the loss of the. Router s configuration information If this occurs reset the. Router again,Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router User Manual.
This page left intentionally blank,Connecting the, Connecting a computer or local network to the Wireless Broadband Router is a. simple procedure varying slightly depending on the computer s operating system. and designed to seamlessly integrate the Router with the computer or local net. work Moreover zero configuration is attained when taking advantage of Universal. Plug and Play support in Windows XP, The Windows default network settings dictate that in most cases the setup pro. cedure described in the Computer Network Configuration will be unnecessary. For example the default DHCP setting in Windows 2000 is client requiring no. further modification, However Actiontec advises following the setup procedure described below to verify all. communication parameters are valid and the physical cable connections are correct. Setting Up the Router, There are three parts to setting up the Router Connecting the Cables Configuring. the Router and Connecting Other Computers Set Top Boxes. Connecting the Cables, Note If a different router was being used disconnect it Remove.
all router components including power supplies and cables. since they will not work with the Wireless Broadband Router. 1 Get the Router and black Power cord from the box. 2 Plug the black Power cord in the black port on the back of the Router and. then into a power outlet,3 Turn the Router on, 4 Make sure the Power light on the front of the Router is glows steadily green. 5 Plug the yellow Ethernet cable from the box into one of the four yellow. Ethernet ports on the back of the Router,Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router User Manual. 6 Make sure the computer is powered on then plug the other end of the yellow. Ethernet cable into an Ethernet port on the computer. 7 Make sure at least one of the Ethernet LAN lights on the front of the Router. glows steadily green This may take a few moments, 8 The phone company previously installed a high speed wall jack somewhere in. the house Locate it and note its type Ethernet or coaxial If Ethernet follow. steps 8a and 9a If coaxial follow steps 8b and 9b Then continue to step 10. a If connecting via Ethernet get the white Ethernet cable from the box and. plug one end in the white port on the back of the Router. b If connecting via coaxial cable get a coaxial cable and connect one end to. the red Coax port on the back of the Router, 9 a If connecting via Ethernet plug the other end of the white Ethernet cable. into the high speed Ethernet jack, b If connecting via coaxial cable connect the other end of the coaxial cable.
to a coax jack, 10 Make sure the Ethernet WAN light if connecting via Ethernet or Coax WAN. light if connecting via coaxial cable on the front of the Router glows steadily. green If connecting via coaxial cable this may take a few minutes. Note If the Ethernet WAN light or Coax WAN light does not. illuminate make sure the cable Ethernet or coaxial is con. nected properly at both ends,Configuring the Router. 1 Open a web browser on the computer connected to the Router In the. Address text box type,http 192 168 1 1,then press Enter on the keyboard. Chapter 2 Connecting the Router, 2 The Login screen appears Enter the default user name admin and pass. word password in the appropriate text boxes then click OK. 3 The Login Setup screen appears Select a new user name and password and. enter them in the appropriate text boxes the password must be entered twice. for validation purposes Write the new user name and password down on a. piece of paper and keep it in a safe place since they will be needed to access. the Router s MegaControl Panel in the future, 4 The Home screen of the MegaControl Panel appears Make sure the green.
light is displayed in the Network Status section of the screen. 5 Make sure the Ethernet Status or Coax Status in the Broadband. Connection section displays Connected as shown in the figure above. Actiontec Wireless Broadband Router User Manual, 6 Click Advanced at the top of the Home screen The Advanced screen. 7 Click Date and Time The Date and Time screen appears. 8 In the Localization section of the screen select the correct time zone from. the Time Zone drop down list then click OK at the bottom of the screen. Broadband Router supports Multimedia over Coax Alliance M o CA a new net working standard that allows digital entertainment and information to be trans mitted and distributed to multiple devices over coaxial cables The Router also sup ports Ethernet and Wi Fi networking making it the most versatile router available

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