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350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
November 2011
202-10870-01
v1.0
N300 Wireless ADSL2+
Modem Router DGN2200v3
User Manual

Summary of Contents

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 User Manual 350 East Plumeria Drive San Jose, CA 95134 November 2011 202-10870-01 v1.0...

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    NETGEAR, Inc. Technical Support Thank you for choosing NETGEAR. To register your product, get the latest product updates, get support online, or for more information about the topics covered in this manual, visit the Support website at http://support.netgear.com...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    NETGEAR Genie Setup ........

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Turn Off Wireless Connectivity ....... . 30 Disable SSID Broadcast .

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Chapter 6 USB Storage USB Drive Requirements ........66 ReadySHARE Access .

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Internet LED Is Red ........104 Obtaining an Internet IP Address .

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    Hardware Setup Getting to know your modem router The N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 provides you with an easy and secure way to set up a wireless home network with fast access to the Internet over a high-speed digital subscriber line (DSL).

  • Page 8: Unpack Your Modem Router, Hardware Features, Label

    Installation guide with cabling and modem router setup instructions • If any parts are incorrect, missing, or damaged, contact your NETGEAR dealer. Keep the carton and original packing materials, in case you need to return the product for repair. Hardware Features Before you cable your modem router, take a moment to become familiar with the label and the front and back panels.

  • Page 9: Back Panel, Front Panel

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Back Panel The back panel has the On/Off button and port connections as shown in the figure. ADSL Power On/Off Ethernet LAN Figure 2. Back panel port connections Front Panel The modem router front panel has the status LEDs and icons shown in the figure. Note that the Wireless and WPS icons are buttons.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Table 1. Front Panel LEDs Icon LED Activity Description Power Solid green Power is supplied to the modem router. Solid red POST (power-on self-test) failure or a device malfunction has occurred. Power is not supplied to the modem router.

  • Page 11: Modem Router Stand

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Table 1. Front Panel LEDs (continued) Icon LED Activity Description Solid green Indicates that wireless security has been enabled. Blinking green WPS-capable device is connecting to the device. WPS is not enabled. See on page 32...

  • Page 12: Position Your Modem Router, Adsl Microfilters

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Position Your Modem Router The modem router lets you access your network from virtually anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. However, the operating distance or range of your wireless connection can vary significantly depending on the physical placement of your modem router.

  • Page 13: One-line Adsl Microfilter, Two-line Adsl Microfilter, Summary

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 One-Line ADSL Microfilter Plug the ADSL microfilter into the wall outlet and plug your phone equipment into the jack labeled Phone. The modem router plugs directly into a separate DSL line. Plugging the modem router into the phone jack blocks the Internet connection. If you do not have a...

  • Page 14: Cable Your Modem Router

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Cable Your Modem Router Figure 6. Cable connections CAUTION: Incorrectly connecting a filter to your modem router blocks your DSL connection. This section includes the same information on the printed installation guide that came with the modem router.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 2. Add power to the modem router. a. Connect the power adapter to the router and plug the power adapter into an outlet. b. Wait for the WiFi LED on the front panel to turn on. If none of the LEDs on the front panel are on, press the Power On/Off button on the rear panel of the modem router.

  • Page 16: Verify The Cabling

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 If a web page does not open, close and reopen the browser and enter http://routerlogin.net in the address bar. Connect any additional wired PCs to your modem router by inserting an Ethernet cable from a PC into one of the three remaining LAN ports.

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    This chapter explains how to set up your Internet connection using one of three methods: NETGEAR Genie®, Setup Wizard, or manual setup. If you have already set up your modem router using one of these methods, the initial setup is complete. Refer to this chapter if you want to become familiar with the modem router menus, view or adjust the initial settings, or change the modem router password and login time-out.

  • Page 18: Modem Router Setup Preparation, Use Standard Tcp/ip Properties For Dhcp

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Modem Router Setup Preparation You can set up your modem router with the NETGEAR Genie as described in NETGEAR on page 19, with the Setup Wizard as described in on page 22, or Genie Setup...

  • Page 19: Netgear Genie Setup, View Or Change Settings, Settings Description

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 NETGEAR Genie Setup NETGEAR Genie is the easiest way to set up the modem router because it automates many steps and verifies that those steps have been successfully completed. It takes about 15 minutes to complete.

  • Page 20: Log In To The Modem Router

    URL, your computer might need a minute or two to recognize the LAN connection. Relaunch your browser and try again. If you are having trouble accessing the modem router wirelessly, NETGEAR recommends that during setup you use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer so that you can log in to the modem router.

  • Page 21: Upgrade Modem Router Firmware, Modem Router Interface

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Upgrade Modem Router Firmware When you log in, if you are connected to the Internet, the Firmware Upgrade Assistant screen displays so you can upgrade to the latest firmware. See Chapter 5, Network Maintenance, more information about upgrading firmware.

  • Page 22: Setup Wizard

    These links work once you have an Internet connection. Setup Wizard If you do not use the NETGEAR Genie, you have to log in to the modem router to set the country, language, and Internet connection. If you performed the NETGEAR Genie setup, the country, language, Internet, and wireless network settings are already configured.

  • Page 23: Manual Setup (basic Settings)

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 If you selected Yes, click Next. With automatic Internet detection, the Setup Wizard searches your Internet connection for servers and protocols to determine your ISP configuration. The Setup Wizard cannot detect a Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol Note: (PPTP) connection.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click Test to test your Internet connection. If the NETGEAR website does not appear within 1 minute, and see on page 100. Troubleshooting ISP does not require login ISP does require login The following descriptions explain all of the possible fields in the Basic Settings screen. Note that which fields appear in this screen depends on whether or not an ISP login is required.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Idle Timeout (In minutes). If you want to change the login timeout, enter a new value in minutes. This determines how long the modem router keeps the Internet connection active after there is no Internet activity from the LAN. Entering a value of 0 (zero) means never log out.

  • Page 26: Adsl Settings

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 When no login is required, this field displays: Router MAC Address. The Ethernet MAC address used by the modem router on the Internet port. Some ISPs register the MAC address of the network interface card in your computer when your account is first opened.

  • Page 27: Unsuccessful Internet Connection, Change Password And Login Time-out

    Contact your ISP to verify that you have the correct configuration information. Read Troubleshooting. If problems persist, register your NETGEAR product and Chapter 8, contact NETGEAR Technical Support. If you cannot connect to the modem router, check the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) properties in the Network Connections section of your PC Control Panel.

  • Page 28: Log Out Manually, Types Of Logins

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The administrator’s login to the modem router configuration times out after a period of inactivity to prevent someone else from accessing the modem router interface when you step away. Click Apply to save your changes.

  • Page 29: Wireless Adapter Compatibility

    Wireless Settings Protecting your network This chapter describes how to use the Wireless Settings screens to view and change (if needed) your wireless network settings. Security features to prevent objectionable content from reaching your PCs are covered in Chapter 4, Security Settings.

  • Page 30: Preset Security, Security Basics, Turn Off Wireless Connectivity

    Wireless Security Options The Wireless Settings screen lets you view and change the preset security settings. However, NETGEAR recommends that you not change your preset security settings. you do decide to change your preset security settings, make a note of the new settings and store it in a safe place where you can easily find it.

  • Page 31: Disable Ssid Broadcast, Restrict Access By Mac Address, Wireless Security Options

    (PSK) encryption and 802.1x encryption for enterprises. Note that it is also possible to disable wireless security. NETGEAR does not recommend this. You can view or change the wireless security options in the Wireless Settings screen. See on page 33.

  • Page 32: Manual Method, Wi-fi Protected Setup (wps) Method

    WPA or WPA2 wireless security. The modem router automatically sets security for each computer or device that uses WPS to join the wireless network. To use WPS, make sure that your wireless devices are Wi-Fi certified and support WPS. NETGEAR products that use WPS call it Push 'N' Connect.

  • Page 33: Wireless Settings Screen

    NETGEAR recommends that you use these settings. If you decide to change them, note the new settings and save them in a secure location.

  • Page 34: Consider Every Device On Your Network, View Or Change Wireless Settings

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Consider Every Device on Your Network Before you begin, check the following: Every wireless computer has to be able to obtain an IP address by DHCP from the • modem router as described in on page 18.

  • Page 35: Wireless Settings Screen Fields

    32-character (maximum) name in this field. This field is case-sensitive. The default SSID for your primary network is randomly generated, and there is typically no need to change it. If you want to set up guest networks, NETGEAR does recommend that you customize the default guest network names (SSIDs).

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    To set up WEP security: Note that WEP is a legacy security setting that is less effective than WPA or WPA2. NETGEAR recommends that you use WPA or WPA2 security unless you have an older computer that is not compatible with WPA or WPA2.

  • Page 37: Wireless Guest Networks

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Enter the four data encryption keys either manually or automatically. These values must be identical on all computers and access points in your network. Automatic. Enter a word or group of printable characters in the Passphrase field and •...

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    You can specify whether the SSID broadcast is enabled, and whether you want to allow the guest to access your local network. You can also change the SSID. NETGEAR strongly recommends that you change the SSID to a different name. Note •...

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    Security Settings Keeping unwanted content out of your network This chapter explains how to use the basic firewall features of the modem router to prevent objectionable content from reaching the PCs and other devices connected to your network. This chapter contains the following sections: •...

  • Page 40: Logs

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Logs The modem router logs security-related events such as denied incoming service requests, hacker probes, and administrator logins. If you enable content filtering in the Block Sites screen, the Logs screen show you when someone on your network tries to access a blocked site.

  • Page 41: Examples Of Log Messages

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Examples of Log Messages Following are examples of log messages. In all cases, the log entry shows the time stamp as day, year-month-date hour:minute:second. Activation and Administration Tue, 2006-05-21 18:48:39 - NETGEAR activated [This entry indicates a power-up or reboot with initial time entry.] Tue, 2006-05-21 18:55:00 - Administrator login successful-IP:192.168.0.2...

  • Page 42: Keyword Blocking Of Http Traffic

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Keyword Blocking of HTTP Traffic Use keyword blocking to prevent certain types of HTTP traffic from accessing your network. The blocking can be always or according to a scheduled.  To block sites using keywords: Select Security >...

  • Page 43: Firewall Rules To Control Network Access, Set Up Firewall Rules

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Firewall Rules to Control Network Access Your modem router has a firewall that blocks unauthorized access to your wireless network and permits authorized inbound and outbound communications. Authorized communications are established according to inbound and outbound rules. The firewall has the following two default rules.

  • Page 44: Port Triggering To Open Incoming Ports

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To open or close instant messaging, select one of the following radio buttons: Close IM Ports. Disables instant messaging traffic. • Open IM Ports. Enables instant messaging traffic. IM ports are open by default.

  • Page 45: Port Forwarding To Permit External Host Communications

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To configure port triggering, you need to know which inbound ports the application needs. Also, you need to know the number of the outbound port that will trigger the opening of the inbound ports. You can usually determine this information by contacting the publisher of the application or the relevant user groups or news groups.

  • Page 46: How Port Forwarding Differs From Port Triggering, Set Up Port Forwarding To Local Servers

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Your router performs Network Address Translation (NAT) on the source IP address, and sends this request message through the Internet to the remote computer, which displays the web page from www.example.com. To configure port forwarding, you need to know which inbound ports the application needs.

  • Page 47: Add A Custom Service

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3  To forward specific incoming protocols: Select Advanced > Port Forwarding/Port Triggering to display the following screen: Leave the Port Forwarding radio button selected as the service type. Click Add, and the following screen displays: From the Service list, select the service or game that you will host on your network.

  • Page 48: Edit Or Delete A Port Forwarding Entry

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click the Add Custom Service button to display the following screen: In the Service Name field, enter a descriptive name. In the Protocol field, select the protocol. If you are unsure, select TCP/UDP. In the Starting Port field, enter the beginning port number.

  • Page 49: Set Up Port Triggering

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Set Up Port Triggering Port triggering is a dynamic extension of port forwarding that is useful in these cases: More than one local computer needs port forwarding for the same application (but not •...

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select the Port Triggering radio button to display the port triggering information. Clear the Disable Port Triggering check box. If the Disable Port Triggering check box is selected after you Note: configure port triggering, port triggering is disabled. However, any port triggering configuration information you added to the router is retained even though it is not used.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 On the Port Triggering screen, click Add Service. The following screen displays: In the Service Name field, type a descriptive service name. In the Service User list, select Any (the default) to allow this service to be used by any computer on the Internet.

  • Page 52: Set The Time Zone

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Set the Time Zone The modem router uses the Network Time Protocol (NTP) to obtain the current time and date from one of several network time servers on the Internet.  To set the time zone: Select Security >...

  • Page 53: Schedule Services

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Schedule Services If you enabled service blocking in the Block Services screen or port forwarding in the Ports screen, you can set up a schedule for when blocking occurs or when access is not restricted.

  • Page 54: Enable Security Event Email Notification

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Enable Security Event Email Notification To receive logs and alerts by email, provide your email information in the E-mail screen and specify which alerts you want to receive and how often. Select Security > Email to display the following screen: Turn E-mail Notification On.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Time specifies the time of day to send the log. This is relevant when the log is sent daily or weekly. If the Weekly, Daily, or Hourly option is selected and the log fills up...

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    Network Maintenance Administering your network This chapter describes the modem router settings for administering and maintaining the modem router and home network. This chapter contains the following sections: • Upgrade the Modem Router Firmware • Manually Check for Firmware Upgrades •...

  • Page 57: Upgrade The Modem Router Firmware, Automatic Firmware Check

    Upgrade the Modem Router Firmware The modem router firmware (routing software) is stored in flash memory. By default, when you log in to your modem router, it checks the NETGEAR website for new firmware and alerts you if there is a newer version.

  • Page 58: Manually Check For Firmware Upgrades

    Select Maintenance > Router Upgrade. Clear the Check for Updated Firmware Upon Log-in check box. Manually Check for Firmware Upgrades You can use the Router Upgrade screen to manually check the NETGEAR website for newer versions of firmware for your product. ...

  • Page 59: Back Up And Manage The Configuration File

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select Maintenance > Router Upgrade to display the following screen: Click Browse, and locate the firmware you downloaded (the file ends in .img). Click Upload to send the firmware to the modem router. When the upload is complete, your modem router restarts. The upgrade process typically takes about 1 minute.

  • Page 60: View Router Status

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3  To restore the configuration file: Enter the full path to the file on your network, or click the Browse button to find the file. When you have located the .cfg file, click the Restore button to upload the file to the modem router.

  • Page 61: Internet Port Settings, Lan Port (local Ports), Modem, Wireless Port

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 GUI Language Version. The currently selected language. Internet Port Settings MAC Address. The Ethernet MAC address of the DSL port. IP Address. The DSL port IP address. If no address is shown, the modem router cannot connect to the Internet.

  • Page 62: Show Statistics

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Channel. The current channel, which determines the operating frequency. Mode. The current mbps setting. Wireless AP. Indicates if the access point feature is enabled. If disabled, the Wireless LED on the front panel is off.

  • Page 63: Connection Status, View Attached Devices

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Connection Speed. Typically, the downstream speed is faster than the upstream speed. • Line Attenuation. The line attenuation increases the farther you are physically located • from your ISP’s facilities. Noise Margin. The signal-to-noise ratio, which is a measure of the quality of the signal on •...

  • Page 64: Run Diagnostic Utilities

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select Maintenance > Attached Devices. For each device, the table shows the IP address, the device name if available, and the Ethernet MAC address. Note that if the modem router is rebooted, the table data is lost until the modem router rediscovers the devices.

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    USB Storage This chapter describes how to access and configure a USB storage drive attached to your modem router. Figure 8. USB port on rear panel. The USB port on the modem router can be used only to connect USB storage devices like flash drives or hard drives.

  • Page 66: Usb Drive Requirements, Readyshare Access

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 USB Drive Requirements The modem router works with 1.0 and 1.1 (USB Full Speed) and 2.0 (USB High Speed) standards. The approximate USB bus speeds are shown in the following table. Actual bus speeds can vary, depending on the CPU speed, memory, speed of the network, and other variables.

  • Page 67: File-sharing Scenarios

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 File-Sharing Scenarios You can share files on the USB drive for a wide variety of business and recreational purposes. The files can be any PC, Mac, or Linux file type including text files, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MP3, pictures, and multimedia.

  • Page 68: Usb Storage Basic Settings

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Sharing Large Files over the Internet Sending files that are larger than 5 MB can pose a problem for many email systems. The modem router allows you to share very large files such as PowerPoint presentations or .zip files over the Internet.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Folder Name. Full path of the used by the Network folder. • Volume Name. Volume name from the storage device (either USB drive or HDD). • Total/Free Space. Shows the current utilization of the storage device.

  • Page 70: Edit A Network Folder

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To access your USB device, click the share name or type \\readyshare in the address field of your Web browser. Network/device name: \\readyshare Share name: \\readyshare\USB_Storage If you logged in to the modem router before you connected your USB device, you might not see your USB device in the modem router screens until you log out and then log in again.

  • Page 71: Usb Storage Advanced Settings

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 USB Storage Advanced Settings To view or change advanced USB settings, select USB > Advanced Settings. The USB Storage (Advanced Settings) screen displays: You can use this screen to specify access to the USB storage device. The settings are as follows: Network Device Name.

  • Page 72: Create A Network Folder

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Available Network Folders Folder Name. Full path of the Network folder. • Volume Name. Volume name from the storage device (either USB drive or HDD). • Total Free Space. The space currently available on the storage device.

  • Page 73: Safely Remove Usb Drive, Media Server Settings

    Enable Media Server. If this feature is enabled, the DGN2200v3 can be located by compatible media adapters, using the UPnP AV standard developed by Intel and its partners. Media content on the DGN2200v3 (in the Content Directories that you specify) can then be accessed and played by the media adapters.

  • Page 74: Approved Usb Devices (advanced Usb Settings)

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Approved USB Devices (Advanced USB Settings) You can specify which USB devices are approved for use when connected to the modem router.  To allow only approved USB devices to be accessed: Select Advanced > USB Settings.

  • Page 75: Connect To The Usb Drive From A Remote Computer

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Connect to the USB Drive from a Remote Computer To connect to the USB drive from remote computers using a Web browser, you use the modem router’s Internet port IP address.  To connect to the modem router’s USB drive using a Web browser: First, locate the Internet port IP address.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Configuring Windows 98SE and Windows ME The easiest way to get to your network properties is to go to your desktop, right-click Network Neighborhood and then select Properties. File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Windows should be listed.

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    Advanced Settings Configuring for unique situations This chapter describes the advanced features of your modem router. The information is for users with a solid understanding of networking concepts who want to set the modem router up for unique situations such as when remote access from the Internet by IP or domain name is needed.

  • Page 78: Wan Setup

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 WAN Setup Select Advanced > WAN Setup to display the following screen: The following settings are available: Disable Port Scan and DoS Protection. The firewall protects your LAN against port • scans and denial of service (DoS) attacks. This protection should be disabled only in special circumstances.

  • Page 79: Default Dmz Server

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Default DMZ Server The default demilitarized zone (DMZ) server feature is helpful when you use online games and video conferencing applications that are incompatible with NAT. The modem router is programmed to recognize some of these applications and to work correctly with them, but there are other applications that might not function well.

  • Page 80: Dynamic Dns

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Dynamic DNS If your network has a permanently assigned IP address, you can register a domain name that is linked to your IP address by public Domain Name Servers (DNS). More commonly, Internet accounts have dynamically assigned IP addresses in which the IP addresses change frequently.

  • Page 81: Lan Setup

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 LAN Setup The LAN Setup screen allows configuration of LAN IP services such as DHCP and Routing Information Protocol (RIP). The modem router is shipped preconfigured to use private IP addresses on the LAN side and to act as a DHCP server. The modem router’s default LAN IP configuration is as follows: LAN IP address.

  • Page 82: Lan Setup Screen Settings, Ip Address Reservation

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 LAN Setup Screen Settings Device Name. By default this shows the product model. You can change it if you want. • IP Address. The LAN IP address of the modem router. • IP Subnet Mask. The LAN subnet mask of the modem router. Combined with the IP •...

  • Page 83: Quality Of Service (qos)

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Note: The reserved address is not assigned until the next time the computer contacts the modem router’s DHCP server. Reboot the computer or access its IP configuration to force a DHCP release and renew.

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    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click Setup QoS rule. The QoS Priority Rule list displays: To change a rule, select its radio button, scroll down and click Edit. To add a custom rule, click Add Priority Rule. Click Apply to save your changes and return to the QoS Setup screen.

  • Page 85: Advanced Wireless Settings, Advanced Wireless Settings

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Advanced Wireless Settings  To view or change advanced wireless settings: Select Advanced > Wireless Settings to display the following screen: The advanced WPS settings section is not displayed if you selected Note: WEP as the security option.

  • Page 86: Wps Settings, Wireless Card Access List

    If the Keep Existing Wireless Settings check box is not selected, the next time you use WPS to connect WPS-capable devices to your wireless network, the modem router generates a new random SSID and WPA/WPA2 passphrase. NETGEAR does not recommend this. Wireless Card Access List The Wireless Card Access List lets you restrict access to your network to a specific list of devices based on their MAC addresses.

  • Page 87: Remote Management

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 the wireless modem router from a wired computer or from a wireless computer that is on the access control list. The following screen displays: If a wireless station that you want to add is connected to the network, select it from the Available Wireless Cards list and click Add.

  • Page 88: Static Routes, Static Route Example

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3  To set up remote management: Select the Turn Remote Management On check box. Specify the external addresses that can access remote management. For security, restrict access to as few external IP addresses as practical. Select a radio button: Only This Computer.

  • Page 89

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 When you first configured your modem router, two implicit static routes were created. A default route was created with your ISP as the modem router, and a second static route was created to your local network for all 192.168.0.x addresses. With this configuration, if you attempt to access a device on the 134.177.0.0 network, your modem router forwards your...

  • Page 90: Universal Plug And Play

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click Add to open the following screen. Fill in the fields: In the Route Name field, enter a route name for this static route. This name is for • identification purpose only. Select Private if you want to limit access to the LAN only. The static route will not be •...

  • Page 91

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3  To set up UPnP: Select Advanced > UPnP to display the following screen: Specify the settings as follows: Turn UPnP On. UPnP can be enabled or disabled for automatic device configuration. • The default setting for UPnP is enabled. If UPnP is disabled, the modem router does not allow any device to automatically control the resources, such as port forwarding (mapping), of the modem router.

  • Page 92: Traffic Meter

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Traffic Meter Traffic metering allows you to monitor the volume of Internet traffic passing through your modem router’s Internet port. With the Traffic Meter utility, you can set limits for traffic volume, set a monthly limit, and get a live update of traffic usage.

  • Page 93: Wireless Bridging And Repeating Networks

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Set the Traffic Counter to begin at a specific time and date. Set up Traffic Control to issue a warning message before the monthly limit of Mbytes or hours is reached. You can select one of the following to occur when the limit is attained: The Internet LED flashes green or amber.

  • Page 94

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select Advanced > Wireless Repeating Function to display the following screen: Enable Wireless Repeating Function. Select this check box if you want to use the • wireless repeating function. Disable Wireless Client Association. If your modem router is the repeater, selecting •...

  • Page 95: Set Up A Point-to-point Bridge

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Set Up a Point-to-Point Bridge In point-to-point bridge mode, the modem router communicates as an access point with another bridge-mode wireless station. As a bridge, wireless client associations are disabled. Only wired clients can be connected. Use wireless security to protect this communication.

  • Page 96: Set Up A Multi-point Bridge

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Set Up a Multi-Point Bridge Multi-point bridge mode allows a router to bridge to multiple peer access points simultaneously. Wireless client associations are disabled. Only wired clients can be connected. Point-to-point bridge mode AP 3...

  • Page 97: Repeater With Wireless Client Association

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 e. Click Apply. Set up AP 2 and AP 3 to be wireless repeaters. a. In the Wireless Repeating Function screen for AP 2 and AP 3, select the Enable Wireless Repeating Function check box.

  • Page 98

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The following figure shows an example of a repeater mode configuration. Wireless PC associated with AP 1 Wireless PC associated with AP 2 DGN2200 AP 2 in repeater mode Internet Wireless PC associated 192.168.0.1...

  • Page 99: Change The Device Mode

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The access points are on the same LAN. That is, the LAN IP addresses for the • access points are in the same network. If you are using DHCP, access point devices are set to Obtain an IP address •...

  • Page 100

    Diagnosing and Solving Problems This chapter provides information to help you diagnose and solve problems you might have with your modem router. If you do not find the solution here, check the NETGEAR support site at for product and contact information.

  • Page 101: Troubleshooting With The Leds, Power Led Is Off, Power Led Is Red

    Check that the power cord is correctly connected to your modem router and the power • supply adapter is correctly connected to a functioning power outlet. Check that you are using the 12 V DC power adapter supplied by NETGEAR for this • product.

  • Page 102: Cannot Log In To The Wireless-n Modem Router

    Factory on page 109. This sets the modem router’s IP address to 192.168.0.1. Settings If the error persists, you could have a hardware problem and should contact NETGEAR Technical Support. LAN LED Is Off If the appropriate LAN LED does not light when the Ethernet connection is made, check the...

  • Page 103: Troubleshooting The Internet Connection, Adsl Link

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Troubleshooting the Internet Connection If your modem router is unable to access the Internet, you should check the ADSL connection, then the WAN TCP/IP connection. ADSL Link If your modem router is unable to access the Internet, you should first determine whether you have an ADSL link with the service provider.

  • Page 104: Internet Led Is Red, Obtaining An Internet Ip Address, Troubleshooting Pppoe Or Pppoa

    To check the Internet IP address from the browser interface: Launch your browser, and select an external site such as www.netgear.com. Access the main menu of the modem router’s configuration at http://192.168.0.1. In the main menu, under Maintenance, select Router Status and check that an IP address is shown for the WAN port.

  • Page 105: Troubleshooting Internet Browsing, Tcp/ip Network Not Responding, Test The Lan Path To Your Modem Router

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Access the main menu of the modem router at http://192.168.0.1. Select Maintenance > Router Status. Click the Connection Status button. If all of the steps indicate OK, then your PPPoE or PPPoA connection is up and working.

  • Page 106: Test The Path From Your Computer To A Remote Device

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To ping the modem router from a PC running Windows 95 or later: From the Windows task bar, click the Start button, and select Run. In the field provided, type ping followed by the IP address of the modem router, as in this example: ping 192.168.0.1...

  • Page 107: Changes Not Saved, Incorrect Date Or Time

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Check that the network address of your PC (the portion of the IP address specified by the • netmask) is different from the network address of the remote device. Check that your cable or DSL modem is connected and functioning.

  • Page 108

    Supplemental Information This appendix includes the factory default settings and technical specifications for the N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3, and instructions for wall-mounting the unit. This appendix contains the following sections: • Factory Settings • Specifications...

  • Page 109: Factory Settings

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Factory Settings You can return the modem router to its factory settings. On the bottom of the modem router, use the end of a paper clip or some other similar object to press and hold the Restore Factory Settings button for at least 7 seconds.

  • Page 110

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Table 3. Factory Default Settings (continued) Feature Default Behavior Wireless Wireless communication Enabled SSID name Can be found on the label on the bottom of the unit. Security Can be found on the label on the bottom of the unit.

  • Page 111: Specifications

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Specifications Specification Description Network protocol and TCP/IP, RIP-1, RIP-2, DHCP, PPPoE or PPPoA, RFC 1483 Bridged or standards compatibility Routed Ethernet, and RFC 1577 Classical IP over ATM Power adapter North America: 120V, 60 Hz, input...

  • Page 112

    Eesti [Estonian] Käesolevaga kinnitab NETGEAR Inc. seadme Radiolan vastavust direktiivi 1999/5/EÜ põhinõuetele ja nimetatud direktiivist tulenevatele teistele asjakohastele sätetele. English Hereby, NETGEAR Inc., declares that this Radiolan is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.

  • Page 113

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Español Por medio de la presente NETGEAR Inc. declara que el Radiolan cumple con los [Spanish] requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE. Ελληνική ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΡΟΥΣΑ NETGEAR Inc. ΔΗΛΩΝΕΙ ΟΤΙ Radiolan ΣΥΜΜΟΡΦΩΝΕΤΑΙ ΠΡΟΣ...

  • Page 114

    This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. FCC Declaration of Conformity We, NETGEAR, Inc., 350 East Plumeria Drive, San Jose, CA 95134, declare under our sole responsibility that the N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 complies with Part 15 Subpart B of FCC CFR47 Rules.

  • Page 115

    Canadian Department of Communications Radio Interference Regulations This digital apparatus (N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3) does not exceed the Class B limits for radio-noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.

  • Page 116

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Interference Reduction Table The table below shows the Recommended Minimum Distance between NETGEAR equipment and household appliances to reduce interference (in feet and meters). Household Appliance Recommended Minimum Distance (in feet and meters) Microwave ovens...

  • Page 117

    Index connection, Internet content filtering access lists country setting adapter, wireless custom service (port forwarding) adding custom service addresses, DNS ADSL date and time see also DSL settings daylight savings time ADSL microfilter default demilitarized zone (DMZ) server filter, described default factory settings ADSL settings denial of service (DoS)

  • Page 118

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 IM ports LAN ports rules LAN setup firmware, upgrading language setting at log in large files, sharing automatic check LEDs manually troubleshooting front panel verifying cabling LEDs described logging in changing password router gateway IP address...

  • Page 119

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 one-line ADSL microfilter security online help, router security features security options security options, described security PIN passphrase, product label security settings passphrases sending logs by email passwords, see passphrases serial number, product label photos, sharing...

  • Page 120

    N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 trusted host wireless network name Trusted IP Address field wireless network name (SSID) broadcast trusted wireless stations wireless network settings turn off wireless connectivity wireless port settings two-line ADSL microfilter wireless region wireless security...

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