D-Link DSL-2540U Quick Installation Manual

D-Link DSL-2540U Quick Installation Manual

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  • Page 1 Quick Installation Guide DSL-2540U ADSL/Ethernet Router with Built-in Switch...
  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide BEFORE YOU BEGIN Delivery Package Router DSL-2540U • Power adapter • RJ-11 telephone cable • Straight-through Ethernet cable (CAT 5E) • Splitter • CD-ROM with “User Manual” and “Quick Installation Guide” • “Quick Installation Guide” (brochure) •...
  • Page 3 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide CONNECTING TO PC (OS WINDOWS XP) 1. Make sure that your PC is powered off. 2. Connect an Ethernet cable between any of Ethernet ports located on the back panel of the router and the Ethernet port of your PC.
  • Page 4 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide Now you should configure your PC to obtain an IP address automatically (as DHCP client). 1. Click the Start button and proceed to the Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections > Network Connections window. 2. In the Network Connections window, right-click the relevant Local Area Connection icon and select the Properties line in the menu displayed.
  • Page 5 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide 4. Select the Obtain an IP address automatically radio button. Click the OK button. Click the ОК button. Now your computer is configured to obtain an IP address automatically.
  • Page 6: Configuring Router

    DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide CONFIGURING ROUTER Connecting to Web-based Interface 1. Start a web browser. 2. In the address bar of the web browser, enter the IP address of the router (by default, the following IP address is specified: Press the Enter key.
  • Page 7 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide The web-based interface of the router is bilingual (English/Russian). Select a needed language from the menu displayed when the mouse pointer is over the Language caption. You can change the language of the web-based interface in any menu item.
  • Page 8 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide 3. In the Physical layer section, specify the VPI and VCI in the relevant fields, and then select a method of encapsulation from the Encapsulation Mode drop-down list. 4. For the IPoA and IPoE connection types, fill in the IP Address, Netmask, and Gateway IP Address fields in the IP settings section.
  • Page 9 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide 5. For the PPPoE and PPPoA connection types, enter authorization data provided by your ISP in the PPP Settings section (the username (login) in the PPP Username field and the password in the Password and Password confirmation fields). If these data have not been provided by your ISP, select the Without authorization checkbox.
  • Page 10: Ethernet Wan Connection

    DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide Ethernet WAN Connection 1. Go to the Advanced / Interface grouping page. 2. Select the Enable virtual ports checkbox. 3. Select the choice corresponding to the LAN port that will be used as the WAN port of the Ethernet WAN port radio button, and click the Save button.
  • Page 11 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide 7. In the IP settings section, fill in the IP Address, Netmask, and Gateway IP Address fields for the Static IP type. Select the Obtain an IP address automatically checkbox for the DHCP type. 8. For the PPPoE connection type, enter authorization data provided by...
  • Page 12 DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide Configuring Local Area Network Go to the Net / Connections page and select the LAN connection. If needed, change the IP address and subnet mask for the LAN interface of the router in the IP Address and Netmask fields of the IP settings section.
  • Page 13: Changing Administrator Password

    DSL-2540U Quick Installation Guide Changing Administrator Password It is highly recommended to change the administrator password used to access the web-based interface of the router upon initial configuration. This helps you to improve your network security. 1. Go to the System / Administrator password page.
  • Page 14: Technical Support

    Quick Installation Guide TECHNICAL SUPPORT You can find software updates and user documentation on our website. D-Link provides its customers with free support within the product's warranty period. Customers can contact the technical support group by phone or by e- mail/Internet.

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