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AAM6020VI-T4 CPE User Manual
AAM6020VI-T4
User Manual
Rev. 1.02
Version date: January 11, 2005

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    AAM6020VI-T4 CPE User Manual AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Rev. 1.02 Version date: January 11, 2005...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Table of Contents Introduction Features & System Requirements Your CPE at a glance Ports and buttons (Back panel) LED description (Front panel) LED table & parts list Getting Start Connecting the Hardware 3.1.1 Connect the ADSL line 3.1.2...

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    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual 4.7.2 Configuration 4.7.3 Security 4.7.4 Management Tools 4.8.1 System Commands 4.8.2 Remote Log 4.8.3 User Management 4.8.4 Update Gateway 4.8.5 Ping Test 4.8.6 Modem Test Status 4.9.1 Network Statistics 4.9.2 Connection Status 4.9.3 DHCP Clients 4.9.4 Modem Status 4.9.5...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    Equipment). Your LAN (Local Area Network) will now be able to access the Internet via the CPE’s ADSL connection. This User Manual will show you how to set up the AAM6020VI-T4 CPE, and how to customize its configuration to get the most out of this product.

  • Page 5: Your Cpe At A Glance

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Your CPE at a glance Your CPE has many ports, switches and LEDs. Let’s take a look at the different options. Depending upon your model of CPE, your CPE may have some or all of the features listed below Ports and buttons (Back panel) Power is where you connect the power.

  • Page 6: Led Table & Parts List

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual LED table & parts list LED Table The LEDs can help diagnose problems. If you are using an AAM6020VI-T4 CPE, you will have the LEDs shown in Table 1 Label Color Function POWER Green On: Unit is powered on...

  • Page 7: Getting Start

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Getting Start This chapter provides basic instructions for connecting the CPE to a computer or a LAN and to the Internet via ADSL. Part 1 provides instructions to set up the hardware. Part 2 describes how to configure Internet properties on your computer(s).

  • Page 8: Configuring Your Pc

    2 and 254. The subnet mask must be 255.255.255.0. Your CPE’s default IP address is 192.168.1.1. If you use Ethernet cable to connect your AAM6020VI-T4 and PC, you don’t need any specific driver installation.

  • Page 9: Windows Me

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual The Local Area Connection Properties dialog box is displayed with a list of currently installed network components. If the list includes Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), the protocol has already been enabled, in which case you can skip to Step 10.

  • Page 10: Windows 95/98

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual If prompted, click on to restart your computer with the new settings. After restarting your PC, double-click on the Network and Dial-up Connections icon in the Control Panel. 10. In Network and Dial-up Connections window, right-click on the Network icon, and then select Properties.

  • Page 11: Windows Nt

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual 3.2.5 Windows NT 4.0: In the Windows NT task bar, click on the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. In the Control Panel window, double click on the Network icon. In the Network dialog box, click on the Protocols tab.

  • Page 12: Setting Up Your Cpe

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Setting up your CPE This section will guide you through your CPE’s configuration. The CPE is shipped with a standard default bridge configuration; for most users, you may want to change the CPE from a bridge to a router.

  • Page 13: Setup

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 2 (Home page) Setup To setup your CPE with a basic configuration, from the Home page, select Setup. Figure 3 illustrates the setup page. The page is broken into two subsections the WAN configuration and the LAN configuration.

  • Page 14: Local Area Network Connection

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual 4.3.2 Local Area Network connection On one side of your router, you have your own Local Area network (LAN) connections. This is where you plug in your local computers to the router. The router is normally configured to automatically provide all the PC's on your network with Internet addresses.

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    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 4 (Bridge Connection Setup) To complete the connection you must now click the apply button. The apply button will temporarily save this connection. To make the change permanent you need to click on Tools (at the top of the page) and select System Commands.

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    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Keep Alive: When on-demand option is not enable, this value specifies the time to wait without being connected to your provider before terminating the connection. To ensure that the link is always active, enter a 0 in this field.

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    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual b. Password: The password for the PPPoE access; this is provided by your DSL service provider or your ISP. On-Demand: Enables on-demand mode. The connection will disconnect if no activity is detected after the specified idle timeout value.

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    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual setup page is displayed; figure 7 illustrates a typical DHCP configuration. Give your DHCP connection a unique name; the name must not have spaces and cannot begin with numbers. In this case the unique name is called DHCP1. Select the encapsulation type (LLC or VC); if you are not sure just use the default mode.

  • Page 19: Modify An Existing Connection

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual you can also select a bridge connection or a routed connection. Since static IP address is typically used to host WEB servers, you may want to use a bridge connection. Figure 8 (Static IP Connection Setup) To complete the connection you must now click the apply button. The apply button will temporarily save this connection.

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    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual The Start IP Address is where the DHCP server starts issuing IP addresses and the End IP Address is where the DHCP server stops issuing IP addresses. The Lease Time is the amount of time a network user will be allowed connection to the Router with their current dynamic IP address.

  • Page 21: Changing The Cpes Ip Address

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 10 (Example of a DHCP Relay configuration) By turning off the DHCP server and relay the network administrator must carefully configure the IP address, Subnet Mask and DNS settings of every computer on your network. Do not assign the same IP address to more than one computer and your CPE must be on the same subnet as all the other computers.

  • Page 22: Firewall/nat Services

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual 4.5.3 Firewall/NAT Services You can enable or disable Firewall and NAT by going to the Home screen, click setup and under LAN Setup, select Firewall/NAT Services. By unselecting the “Enable Firewall and NAT Services” button the firewall and NAT services is disabled for all WAN connections.

  • Page 23: Upnp

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual 4.6.1 UPnP UPnP NAT and Firewall Traversal allow traffic to pass-thru the router for applications using the UPnP protocol. This feature requires one active DSL connection. In presence of multiple DSL connections, select the one over which the incoming traffic will be present, for example the default Internet connection.

  • Page 24: Port Forwarding

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual 4.6.2 Port Forwarding Using the Port Forwarding page, you can provide local services (for example web hosting) for people on the Internet or play Internet games. When users send this type of request to your network via the Internet, the Router will forward those requests to the appropriate PC.

  • Page 25: Ip Qos/ip Filters

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 13 (Port Forwarding & Netmeeting) The apply button will temporarily save this connection. To make the change permanent you need to click on Tools (at the top of the page) and select System Commands. At the system commands page, click on Save All.

  • Page 26: Access Control

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 14 (IP QoS) IP Filters This firewall feature allows you to block network access based on a user's computer IP address. You can use this page to block specific traffic (for example block web access) or any traffic from a computer on your local network.

  • Page 27: Multicast

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual which are part of the bridge itself. Twenty filter rules are supported with bridge filtering. To enable Bridge Filters, from the Home screen, click Advanced and under Advanced, select Bridge Filters. Figure 15 illustrates a typical Bridge filter configuration.

  • Page 28: Static Routing

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Anyone can join or leave a host group at will. b. There are no restrictions on a host's location. There are no restrictions on the number of members that may belong to a host group. d. A host may belong to multiple host groups.

  • Page 29: Dynamic Routing

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 17 (Static Routing) The apply button will temporarily save this connection. To make the change permanent you need to click on Tools (at the top of the page) and select System Commands. At the system commands page, click on Save All.

  • Page 30

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 18 (Dynamic Routing) The apply button will temporarily save this connection. To make the change permanent you need to click on Tools (at the top of the page) and select System Commands. At the system commands page, click on...

  • Page 31: Wireless

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Wireless This section will guide you through your CPE’s Wireless configuration. The CPE is shipped with a default AP (Access Point) enable; you must restart AP for Wireless changes to take effect. 4.7.1 Setup The CPE has it default SSID named “ADSL_Wireless” you can redefine this field, the SSID is a unique name to identify the CPE in the Wireless LAN.

  • Page 32: Configuration

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual 4.7.2 Configuration The configuration field provides detail Wireless channel parameters adjusting. Figure 20 (Wireless Configuration) The RTS Threshold is the data with its frame size larger than this value will perform the handshake. Setting this attribute to be larger than the maximum MSDU (MAC service data unit) size turns off the RTS handshake.

  • Page 33: Management

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual The WEP encryption scrambles the data transmitted between the wireless stations and the access points to keep network communications private. It encrypts unicast and multicast communications in a network. Both the wireless stations and the access points must use the same WEP key for data encryption and decryption.

  • Page 34: Tools

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Tools The CPE supports a host of tools which will allow you to customize and debug your CPE. 4.8.1 System Commands To make the changes permanent you need to click on Tools (at the top of the page) and select System Commands.

  • Page 35: Update Gateway

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual The apply button will temporarily save this connection. To make the change permanent you need to click on Tools (at the top of the page) and select System Commands. At the system commands page, click on Save All.

  • Page 36: Modem Test

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 24 (Ping test) 4.8.6 Modem Test The Modem Test is used to check whether your Modem is properly connected to the WAN Network. This test may take a few seconds to complete. To perform the test, select your connection from the list and press the Test button.

  • Page 37: System Log

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Figure 25 (Product Information) 4.9.6 System Log You can display the CPE’s log by going to the Home screen, under the Status title, click System log. From here you can view all logged information. Depending upon the severity level, this logged info will generate...

  • Page 38: Appendix A: Troubleshooting

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Appendix A: Troubleshooting Below is a list of commonly asked questions. Before calling technical support, please look through these issues to see if they help solve your problem. The CPE is not functional Check to see that the power LED is green and than the network cables are installed correctly.

  • Page 39: The Dsl Link Led Continues To Blink But Does Not Go Solid

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual The DSL Link LED continues to blink but does not go solid 1. This means that the DSL line is trying to train but for some reason it cannot establish a valid connection. The main cause of this is that you are too far away from the central office. Contact your DSL service provider for further assistance.

  • Page 40: Router Terms

    AAM6020VI-T4 User Manual Router terms What is a firewall? A firewall is protection between the Internet and your local network. It acts similarly to the firewall in your car, protecting the interior of the car from the engine. Your car's firewall has very small opening that allow desired connections from the engine into the cabin (gas pedal connection, etc), but if something happens to your engine, you are protected.

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