3 Quick Start Guide
This chapter provides the basic instructions for connecting the ASUS
SL1200 to a computer or a LAN and to the Internet.
Part 1 provides instructions to set up the hardware.
Part 2 describes how to configure Internet properties on your
Part 3 shows you how to configure basic settings on the Internet
Security Router to get your LAN connected to the Internet.
This chapter assumes that you have already established
ADSL or cable modem service with your Internet service
provider (ISP). The instructions in this chapter provide a
basic configuration that should be compatible with your
home or small office network setup. Refer to the subsequent
chapters for additional configuration instructions.
3.1 Part 1 — Connecting the Hardware
This section gives you instructions on connecting the device to an ADSL
or a cable modem (which in turn is connected to a phone jack or a cable
outlet), the power outlet, and your computer or network.
Before you begin, turn the power off for all devices.
These include your computer(s), your LAN hub/switch (if
applicable), and the Internet Security Router.
3.1.1 Connect an ADSL or a cable modem
To connect the router
Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the port labeled WAN on the
rear panel of the device. Connect the other end to the Ethernet port on the
ADSL or cable modem.
3.1.2 Connect computers or a LAN
If your LAN has less than four computers, you can use an Ethernet cable
to connect computers directly to the built-in switch on the device. You
should attach one end of the Ethernet cable to any of the port labeled
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