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DSL-G604T
Wireless ADSL Router
User's Guide
(December 2004)
651G604AU025

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  • Page 1 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide (December 2004) 651G604AU025...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    DSL-G604T Wireless A DSL Router User’s Guide Table Of Contents About This User’s Guide ............................ 1 BEFORE YOU START ....................1 Installation Overview..........................1 The Setup Wizard..............................1 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................2 PACKING LIST ......................4 INTRODUCTION ......................5 Router Description and Operation........................5 Standards Compatibility and Compliance......................
  • Page 3 DSL-G604T Wireless A DSL Router User’s Guide Port Forwarding ..............................48 DMZ.................................. 50 Filters ................................51 Firewall ................................54 NAT .................................. 55 ATM.................................. 56 Static Routing..............................57 Dynamic Routing (RIP) ............................ 58 Remote Management ............................59 Wireless Performance ............................60 Tools ..............................
  • Page 4: About This User's Guide

    The Setup Wizard Many users will be able to configure all the settings necessary to use the DSL-G604T with the Setup Wizard. For ADSL connections that use PPPoE or PPPoA connections, the simplest way to setup the DSL-G604T is to use the Setup Wizard to configure the Internet connection.
  • Page 5: Installation Requirements

    Basic wireless settings including the Channel and SSID can be configured through the Setup Wizard. Advanced wireless security settings can also be configured with the Setup Wizard. Security for wireless communication can be accomplished in a number of ways. The DSL-G604T supports WEP, WPA and WPA -PSK.
  • Page 6: Information You Will Need From Your Adsl Service Provider

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Information you will need from your ADSL service provider: This is the Username used to log on to your ADSL service Record info here provider’s network. It is commonly in the form − Username user@isp.com.
  • Page 8: Introduction

    IP routing for the LAN and wireless connectivity in one package. The Router is easy to install and use. The DSL-G604T connects to an Ethernet LAN or computers via standard Ethernet ports. The ADSL connection is made using ordinary telephone line with standard connectors. Multiple workstations can be networked and connected to the Internet using a single Wide Area Network (WAN) interface and single global IP address.
  • Page 9: Router Features

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Router Features The DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router utilizes the latest ADSL enhancements to provide a reliable Internet portal suitable for most small to medium sized offices. DSL-G604T advantages include: • 802.11g Wireless Access Point – The built-in 802.11g wireless access point connects 802.11g and 802.11b wireless devices to the Internet and the Ethernet.
  • Page 10: Standards Compatibility And Compliance

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Standards Compatibility and Compliance The DSL-G604T complies with or is compatible with the following standards as recognized by their respective agencies. • ITU G.992.2 (G.lite) compliant • ITU-T Rec. I.361 compliant • RFC 791 Internet Protocol compliant •...
  • Page 11: Front Panel Display

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Front Panel Display Place the Router in a location that permits an easy view of the LED indicators on the front panel. The LED indicators on the front panel include the Power, Status, ADSL and WLAN and Ethernet (1-4) Link/Act indicators.
  • Page 12: Rear Panel Connections

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Rear Panel Connections All cable connections to the Router are made at the rear panel. Connect the power adapter here to power on the Router. Use the Reset button to restore the settings to the factory default values in the next chapter for instructions on using the reset button).
  • Page 13: Wireless Lan Basics

    It will allow access to the wireless network to devices using the correct SSID after a negotiation process takes place. By default he DSL-G604T broadcasts its SSID so that any wireless station in range can learn the SSID and ask permission to associate with it. Many wireless adapters are able to survey or scan the wireless environment for access points.
  • Page 14: About 802.11G Wireless

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide About 802.11g Wireless Today's 11-megabits-per-second 802.11b wireless networks are fine for broadband Internet access (which typically tops out at about 1 mbps) but rather slow for large internal file transfers or streaming video. However, 54-mbps, corporate-oriented 802.11a is expensive--and because its radio uses the 5-GHz band and 802.11b uses...
  • Page 15: Hardware Installation

    Choosing the Best Location for Wireless Operation Many environmental factors can affect the effective wireless function of the DSL-G604T. If this is your first time setting up a wireless network device, read and consider the points listed below.
  • Page 16: Power On Router

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Power on Router CAUTION: The Router must be used with the power adapter included with the device. To power on the Router: 1. Insert the AC Power Adapter cord into the power receptacle located on the rear panel of the Router and plug the adapter into a suitable nearby power source.
  • Page 17: Wired Network Connections

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Wired Network Connections Wired network connections are provided through the ADSL port and the four Ethernet ports on the back of the Router. See the Rear Panel diagram above and the illustrations below for examples.
  • Page 18: Computer To Router Connection

    Router directly to a 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet adapter card (NIC) installed on a PC using the Ethernet cable provided as shown in this diagram. The illustration below shows the DSL-G604T connected to Ethernet LAN devices, Wireless LAN devices and the Internet.
  • Page 19: Basic Router Configuration

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Basic Router Configuration The first time you setup the Router it is recommended that you configure the WAN connection using a single computer making sure that both the computer and the Router are not connected to the LAN. Once the WAN connection is functioning properly, you may continue to make changes to Router configuration including IP settings and DHCP setup.
  • Page 20 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Configure Windows XP for DHCP Use the following steps to configure a computer running Windows XP to be a DHCP client. From the Start menu on your desktop, go to Settings, then click on Network Connections.
  • Page 21 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide In the Network Connections window, right-click on LAN (Local Area Connection), then click Properties. 3. In the General tab of the Local Area Connection Properties menu, highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) under “This connection uses the following items:” by clicking on it once. Click on the...
  • Page 22: Windows 2000

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide 4. Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” by clicking once in the circle. Click the OK button. Your computer is now ready to use the Router’s DHCP server. Windows 2000 First, check for the IP protocol and, if necessary, install it: 1.
  • Page 23: Windows 95 And Windows 98

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Windows ME First, check for the IP protocol and, if necessary, install it: 1. In the Windows task bar, click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. 2. Double-click the Network and Dial-up Connections icon.
  • Page 24 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Configure Windows 95 and Windows 98 for DHCP 1. Open the Control Panel window, and then click the Network icon. 2. Select the network component labeled TCP/IP, and then click Properties. 3. If you have multiple TCP/IP listings, select the listing associated with your network card or adapter.
  • Page 25: Access The Configuration Manager

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Access the Configuration Manager Now that your computer’s IP settings allow it to communicate with the Router, you can access the configuration software. Be sure that the web browser on your computer is not configured to use a proxy server in the Internet settings.
  • Page 26: Configure The Router

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Configure the Router When you successfully connect to the web manager, the Home directory tab will display the Setup Wizard menu. You can launch the Setup Wizard from this page or use the menu buttons located in the left panel of the web page to view other menus used for basic configuration.
  • Page 27: Using The Setup Wizard

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Using the Setup Wizard To use the Setup Wizard, click the Run Wizard button in the first browser window and follow the instructions in the pop-up window that appears. The first window summarizes the setup process. Click the Next button to proceed. You may stop using the Setup Wizard at any time by clicking the Exit button.
  • Page 28 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide The default User Name admin used for Router management cannot be changed. Note Set the system time of the Router. Choose the time zone you are in from the pull-down menu and click Next. If you wish to return to the previous menu during the setup process, click the Back button.
  • Page 29 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide LLC and PPPoA VC-MUX. For Bridge Mode and Static IP connections, use the WAN menu in the Home directory to configure the connection (see instruction in the next section). 1. Select the Connection Type specific to your service.
  • Page 30 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Wireless LAN operation must be enabled before any settings can be configured. To enable Wireless LAN function, click the Enable Wireless LAN option box to select it. If you do not want to enable the Wireless LAN connection now, leave the box empty and click Next to continue to the final step of the Setup Wizard.
  • Page 31 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide WEP Settings in the Setup Wizard The SSID can be a WEP is disabled by default. To enable WEP, click the Enable radio continuous character button. The menu will change to present additional settings to string (i.e.
  • Page 32 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide WPA and WPA-PSK Authentication Settings in the Setup Wizard WPA authentication can be used on networks that employ 802.1x authentication. To configure WPA Authentication, type in the Group Key Interval, RADIUS Server IP Address and Secret in the spaces provided.
  • Page 33 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide For WPA-PSK, select PSK Hex or PSK String and type in the desired value in the space provided. Click the Next button to continue to the final step. Finally you can confirm that the setup process is completed. If you are satisfied that you have entered all the necessary information correctly, click the Restart button to save the new configuration settings and restart the Router.
  • Page 34: Configure Wan Connection

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Configure WAN Connection To configure the Router’s basic configuration settings without running the Setup Wizard, you can access the menus used to configure WAN, LAN, DHCP and DNS settings directly from the Home directory. To access the WAN Settings menu, click on the WAN link button on the left side of the first window that appears when you successfully access the web manager.
  • Page 35: Pppoe And Pppoa Connection For Wan

    Save & Reboot the Router, click on the Tools directory tab and then click the Save & Reboot menu button. In the Save and Reboot menu, click the Reboot button under Force the DSL-G604T to system restart. The Router will save the new settings and restart. Upon restarting the Router will automatically...
  • Page 36: Bridged Connection For Wan

    Save & Reboot the Router, click on the Tools directory tab and then click the Save & Reboot menu button. In the Save and Reboot menu, click the Reboot button under Force the DSL-G604T to system restart. The Router will save the new settings and restart. Upon restarting the Router will automatically...
  • Page 37: Static Ip Address For Wan

    Save & Reboot the Router, click on the Tools directory tab and then click the Save & Reboot menu button. In the Save and Reboot menu, click the Reboot button under Force the DSL-G604T to system restart. The Router will save the new settings and restart. Upon restarting the Router will automatically...
  • Page 38: Lan Ip Settings

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide LAN IP Settings You can configure the LAN IP address to suit your preference. Many users will find it convenient to use the default settings together with DHCP service to manage the IP settings for their private network. The IP address of the Router is the base address used for DHCP.
  • Page 39: Dhcp Server Settings For The Lan

    Router, click on the Tools directory tab and then click the Save & Reboot menu button. Click the Reboot button under Force the DSL-G604T to system restart. The Router will save the new settings and restart. Upon restarting the Router will automatically establish the WAN connection.
  • Page 40: Dns Server Settings

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide DNS Server Settings The Router can be configured to relay DNS from your ISP or another available service to workstations on your LAN. When using DNS relay, the Router will accept DNS requests from hosts on the LAN and forward them to the ISP (or alternative) DNS servers.
  • Page 41: Wireless Lan Setup

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Wireless LAN Setup The two essential settings for wireless LAN operation are the SSID and Channel Number. The SSID (Service Set Identifier) is used to identify a group of wireless LAN components. To enable or disable the wireless interface, configure a new SSID or change the broadcast channel, click on the Wireless Setup link to view the menu displayed below.
  • Page 42: Wireless Security

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Wireless Security The wireless LAN interface of the DSL-G604T has various security features used to limit access to the device or to encrypt data and shared information. The available standardized security for wireless LAN includes WEP, 802.1x, WPA and WPA-PSK Wireless security is configured with the Wireless Settings menu located in the...
  • Page 43: Ssid And Channel

    Disabled radio button listed to the right of SSID Broadcasting and clicking on the Apply button. This change goes into effect immediately. When SSID broadcasting is disabled, each wireless station or access point that associates with the DSL-G604T must have the SSID setting configured. Wireless nodes will not be able to discover the SSID.
  • Page 44 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Configure WPA Settings WPA security for wireless communication has been developed to overcome some of the shortcomings of WEP. WPA combines the key generation of WEP with the authentication services of a RADIUS (802.1x) server.
  • Page 45 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Configure WPA-PSK Settings WPA-PSK requires a shared key and does not use a separate server for authentication. PSK keys can be ASCII or Hex type. Configure WPA-PSK Security for WLAN To configure WPA settings, select the WPA-PSK option. The menu will change to offer the appropriate settings.
  • Page 46: Save Settings And Reboot

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Save Settings and Reboot When you have configured the DSL-G604T with the settings you desire, make sure you save those settings. To save the system configuration settings, click the Tools tab. You will be presented first with the Administrator Settings menu.
  • Page 47: Multiple Virtual Connections

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Multiple Virtual Connections The Router supports multiple virtual connections. Up to eight PVCs to eight separate destinations can be created and operated simultaneously utilizing the same bandwidth. Additional PVC connections can be added for various purposes.
  • Page 48 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide In the example below, a new VC (Pvc1) has been added using the WAN Settings menu. The connection is setup as a bridged connection. Configure new VC The new VC appears can be configured separately in other menus such as Static Routing.
  • Page 49: Advanced Router Management

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Advanced Router Management This chapter introduces and describes the management features that have not been presented in the previous chapter. These include the more advanced features used for network management and security as well as administrative tools to manage the Router, view statistics and other information used to examine performance and for troubleshooting.
  • Page 50: Upnp

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide UPnP UPnP supports zero-configuration networking and automatic discovery for many types of networked devices. When enabled, it allows other devices that support UPnP to dynamically join a network, obtain an IP address, convey its capabilities, and learn about the presence and capabilities of other devices. DHCP and DNS service can also be used if available on the network.
  • Page 51: Port Forwarding

    Use the Port Forwarding menu to allow remote users to access services on your LAN such as FTP for file transfers or SMTP and POP3 for e-mail. The DSL-G604T will accept remote requests for these services at your Global IP Address, using the specified TCP or UDP protocol and port number, and then redirect these requests to the server on your LAN with the Private IP address you specify.
  • Page 52 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide To configure a virtual server set, define the following settings in the Virtual Server configuration menu located in the top half of the browser window. Parameter Description Provide a name for the rule. This name will not appear in the list below, however it may be useful if you later need to edit the settings for the rule.
  • Page 53: Dmz

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Since some applications are not compatible with NAT, the Router supports use of a DMZ IP address for a single host on the LAN. This IP address is not protected by NAT and will therefore be visible to agents on the Internet with the right type of software.
  • Page 54: Filters

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Filters Filter rules in the Router are put in place to allow or block specified traffic. The Filter Rules however can be used in a single direction to examine and then Allow or Deny traffic for Inbound (WAN to LAN) or Outbound (LAN to WAN) routed data.
  • Page 55 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide The parameters described below are used to set up filter rules. Parameter Description For an Outbound Filter, this is the IP address or IP addresses on your LAN for which you are creating the filter rule. For an Inbound Filter, this is the IP address or IP addresses for which you are creating the filter rule.
  • Page 56 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide The Filters menu can also be used to restrict or allow access for specific MAC addresses. MAC Address Filter To enter MAC addresses to the list to be allowed or denied access, select the Access List option and the menu will change to resemble the menu in the above example.
  • Page 57: Firewall

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Firewall The Firewall Configuration menu allows the Router to enforce specific predefined policies intended to protect against certain common types of attacks. There are two general types of protection (DoS, Port Scan) that can be enabled on the Router, as well as filtering for specific packet types sometimes used by hackers.
  • Page 58: Nat

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide A DoS "denial-of-service" attack is characterized by an explicit attempt by attackers to prevent legitimate users of a service from using that service. Examples include: attempts to "flood" a network, thereby preventing legitimate network traffic, attempts to disrupt connections between two machines, thereby preventing access to a service, attempts to prevent a particular individual from accessing a service, or, attempts to disrupt service to a specific system or person.
  • Page 59: Atm

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide The ATM Virtual Circuit connection menu is used to configure the WAN connection. If you are using multiple PVCs, you can change the configuration of any PVC in this menu. To create new or additional PVCs, read the section below on Multiple PVCs.
  • Page 60: Static Routing

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Static Routing Use Static Routing to specify a route used for data traffic within your Ethernet LAN or to route data on the WAN. This is used to specify that all packets destined for a particular network or subnet use a predetermined gateway.
  • Page 61: Dynamic Routing (Rip)

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Dynamic Routing (RIP) The Router supports RIP v1 and RIP v2 used to share routing tables with other Layer 3 routing devices on your local network or remote LAN. RIP Dynamic Routing Configuration menu To enable RIP, select Enabled from the RIP pull-down menu, select the Protocol (RIPv1, RIPv2 and RIPv1 Compatible) and Direction (In, Out, or Both), and click Apply.
  • Page 62: Remote Management

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Remote Management Use the Administrative menu in the Tools directory to enable remote management of the Router through the web interface or via Telnet from a specified source IP address. This will enable Router and network managment from outside the local network through the WAN connection.
  • Page 63: Wireless Performance

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Wireless Performance If you want to tweek wireless settings, click the Wireless Performance menu button in the Advanced directory. It is recommended for most users to use the default Wireless LAN Performance settings. Any changes made to these settings may adversely affect your wireless network.
  • Page 64: Tools

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Tools Click the Tools tab to reveal the menu buttons for various functions located in this directory. The Administrator Settings is the first menu that appears in the Tools directory. It is used to change the system password used to access the web manager, to save or load Router configuration settings and to restore default settings.
  • Page 65: Save Or Load Configuration File

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Administrator Settings change password menu Save or Load Configuration File Once you have configured the Router to your satisfaction, it is a good idea to back up the configuration file to your computer. To save the current configuration settings to your computer, click the Admin button in the Tools directory to display the Administrator Settings menu.
  • Page 66: Time

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Time The Router provides a number of options to maintain current date and time including SNTP. Time & Date Configuration To configure system time on the Router, select the method used to maintain time. The options available include SNTP, using your computer’s system clock (default) or set the time and date manually.
  • Page 67: Firmware

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Firmware Performing a Firmware Upgrade can sometimes change the configuration settings. Be sure to back-up the Router’s configuration settings before upgrading the firmware. Note Use the Firmware Upgrade menu to load the latest firmware for the device. Note that the device configuration settings may return to the factory default settings, so make sure you save the configuration settings with the System Settings menu described above.
  • Page 68: Test

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Test The Test menus are used to test connectivity of the Router. A Ping test may be done through the local or external interface to test connectivity to known IP addresses. The diagnostics feature executes a series of test of your system software and hardware connections.
  • Page 69: Save & Reboot

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Save & Reboot When you have configured the DSL-G604T with the settings you desire, make sure you save those settings. To save the system configuration settings, click the Tools tab. You will be presented first with the Administrator Settings menu.
  • Page 70: Router Status Information

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Router Status Information Use the various read-only menus to view system information and monitor performance. Device Information Display Use the Device Information window to quickly view basic current information about the LAN, WAN and Wireless interfaces and device information including Firmware Version and MAC address.
  • Page 71: Dhcp Clients

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide DHCP Clients View current DHCP clients in the DHCP Clients DHCP Clients list The system log displays chronological event log data. Use the navigation buttons to view or scroll log pages. You may also save a simple text file containing the log to your computer. Click the Save Log button and follow the prompts to save the file.
  • Page 72: Traffic

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Traffic See the Traffic Statistics window to monitor traffic on the Ethernet, Wireless or ADSL Internet connection. Select the interface for which you want to view packet statistics and the information will appear below.
  • Page 73: Wireless Clients

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Wireless Clients The Wireless Clients menu lists active wireless stations and summary information about them. You may also use this menu to deny access to a listed station. Wireless Clients Menu To ban a wireless station from using the access point, select the station from the list by clicking the radio button in the Ban Station column and click the Apply button.
  • Page 74: Technical Specifications

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Technical Specifications General IEEE 802.11b/ 802.11g RFC 1334 (PAP) IEEE 802.3/ 802.3u RFC 2364 (PPP over ATM) IEEE 802.1d RFC 1631 (NAT) RFC 791 (IP Routing) RFC 1877 (Automatic IP assignment) RFC 792 (UDP)
  • Page 75 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Physical and Environmental DC Inputs: Input: 230V AC 50 ~ 60Hz (per region) Power Adapter Output: 12V AC, 1.2A Power 12 Watts (max) Consumption 5° to 40° C (41° - 104° F) Operating Temperature...
  • Page 76: Ip Address Setup

    IP Address Setup The DSL-G604T is designed to provide network administrators maximum flexibility for IP addressing on the Ethernet LAN. The easiest IP setup choice in most cases is to let the Router do it using DHCP, which is enabled by default.
  • Page 77: Using Dhcp

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide scheme used in Example #1 can be used for any LAN that requires up to 253 separate IP addresses (excluding the Router). Notice that the subnet mask is the same for all machines and the default gateway address is the LAN IP address of the Router.
  • Page 78: Ip Concepts

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide IP Concepts This appendix describes some basic IP concepts, the TCP/IP addressing scheme and shows how to assign IP Addresses. When setting up the Router, you must make sure it has a valid IP address. Even if you will not use the WAN port (ADSL port), you should, at the very least, make sure the Ethernet LAN port is assigned a valid IP address.
  • Page 79 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide three classes. Class A is assigned to networks that have more than 65,535 hosts; Class B is for networks that have 256 to 65534 hosts; Class C is for networks with less than 256 hosts.
  • Page 80: Subnet Mask

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Subnet Mask In the absence of subnetworks, standard TCP/IP addressing may be used by specifying subnet masks as shown below. IP Class Subnet Mask Class A 255.0.0.0 Class B 255.255.0.0 Class C 255.255.255.0 Subnet mask settings other than those listed above add significance to the interpretation of bits in the IP address.
  • Page 81: Microfilters And Splitters

    DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Microfilters and Splitters Most ADSL clients will be required to install a simple device that prevents the ADSL line from interfering with regular telephone services. These devices are commonly referred to as microfilters or sometimes called (inaccurately) line splitters.
  • Page 82 DSL-G604T Wireless ADSL Router User’s Guide Split Line Filter If you are instructed to use a split line filter you must install the device between the Router and the phone jack. Use standard telephone cable with standard RJ-11 connectors. The splitter has three RJ-11 ports used to connect to the wall jack, the Router and if desired, a telephone or telephone device.