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AAM6030BI CPE User Manual
AAM6030BI
User Manual
Rev. 1.00
Version date: Oct. 20, 2004

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  • Page 1 AAM6030BI CPE User Manual AAM6030BI User Manual Rev. 1.00 Version date: Oct. 20, 2004...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    AAM6030BI 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 Connect the computers or a LAN 3.1.3...
  • Page 3 AAM6030BI User Manual 4.7.1 System Commands 4.7.2 Remote Log 4.7.3 User Management 4.7.4 Update Gateway 4.7.5 Ping Test 4.7.6 Modem Test Status 4.8.1 Network Statistics 4.8.2 Connection Status 4.8.3 DHCP Clients 4.8.4 Modem Status 4.8.5 Product Information 4.8.6 System Log Appendix A: Troubleshooting The CPE is not functional I can’t connect to the CPE.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    AAM6030BI User Manual Introduction Congratulations on becoming the owner of a AAM6030BI CPE (Customer Premises 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 AAM6030BI CPE, and how to customize its configuration to get the most out of this product.
  • Page 5: Your Cpe At A Glance

    AAM6030BI 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 AAM6030BI User Manual Parts List In addition to this document, your AAM6030BI should come with the following: AAM6030BI ADSL 4 Port Router Power adapter Ethernet cable (RJ45), Phone cable (RJ-11) User Manual CD...
  • Page 7: Getting Start

    AAM6030BI 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). Part 3 shows you how to access your CPE.
  • Page 8: Configuring Your Pc

    AAM6030BI User Manual Configuring Your PC Before you start to access the CPE via Ethernet, you must configure your PC’s TCP/IP address to be 192.168.1.x, where x is any number between 2 and 254. The subnet mask must be 255.255.255.0. Your CPE’s default IP address is 192.168.1.1.
  • Page 9: Windows Me

    AAM6030BI 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. If Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) does not appear as an installed component, click on In the Select Network Component Type dialog box, select Protocol, and then click on Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) in the Network Protocols list, and then click on...
  • Page 10: Windows 95, 98

    AAM6030BI 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 4.0

    AAM6030BI 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. The Protocols tab displays a list of currently installed network protocols.
  • Page 12: Setting Up Your Cpe

    AAM6030BI 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. Log into your CPE To configure your CPE, open your web browser.
  • Page 13: Setup

    AAM6030BI 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. Before configuring the router, there are several concepts that you should be familiar with on how your new router works.
  • Page 14: Wide Area Network Connection

    AAM6030BI User Manual 4.3.1 Wide Area Network connection On the other side of the router is where your Wide Area Network (WAN) connection; also referred to as a broadband connection. This WAN connection is different for every WAN supplier. Most of the configuration you will perform will be in this area.
  • Page 15 AAM6030BI User Manual and VCI settings; your DSL service provider or your ISP will supply these; in this case the DSL service provider is using 0,35. Also select the quality of service (QOS); leave the default value if you are unsure or the ISP did not provide this information.
  • Page 16 AAM6030BI User Manual On-Demand: Enables on-demand mode. The connection will disconnect if no activity is detected after the specified idle timeout value. d. Idle Timeout: Specifies that PPPoA connection should disconnect if the link has no activity detected for n seconds. This field is used in conjunction with the On-Demand feature. To ensure that the link is always active, enter a 0 in this field.
  • Page 17 AAM6030BI User Manual service provider is using 0,30. Also select the quality of service (QOS); leave the default value if you are unsure or the ISP did not provide this information. Following is a description of the different options: Username: The username for the PPPoE access; this is provided by your DSL service provider or your ISP.
  • Page 18 AAM6030BI User Manual 4.4.1.4 DHCP Connection Setup Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) allows the CPE to automatically obtain the IP address from the server. This option is commonly used in situations where IP is dynamically assigned and is not known prior to assignment.
  • Page 19: Modify An Existing Connection

    AAM6030BI User Manual name; the name must not have spaces and cannot begin with numbers. In this case the unique name is called STATIC1. Select the encapsulation type (LLC or VC); if you are not sure just use the default mode. Select the VPI and VCI settings;...
  • Page 20: Configuring The Lan

    AAM6030BI User Manual Configuring the LAN By default, your CPE has DHCP server (LAN side) enabled. If you already have a DHCP server running on your network, you must disable one of the two DHCP servers; if you plug a second DHCP server into the network, you will experience network errors and the network will not function normally.
  • Page 21: Changing The Cpes Ip Address

    AAM6030BI 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

    AAM6030BI User Manual Figure 11 (Management IP address) 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 23: Upnp

    AAM6030BI 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. To enable UPnP, you must first have a WAN connection configured.
  • Page 24: Port Forwarding

    AAM6030BI 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. 4.6.2 Port Forwarding Using the Port Forwarding page, you can provide local services (for example web hosting) for people on...
  • Page 25: Ip Qos/ip Filters

    AAM6030BI 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

    AAM6030BI 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 AAM6030BI User Manual or deny) is performed. The user should note that the bridge filter will only examined frames from interfaces 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: Multicast/igmp Snooping

    AAM6030BI User Manual 4.6.7 Multicast/IGMP Snooping Multicasting is a form of limited broadcast. UDP is used to send datagrams to all hosts that belong to what is called a "host group." A host group is a set of zero or more hosts identified by the same destination IP address.
  • Page 29: Static Routing

    AAM6030BI User Manual Figure 16-2 (IGMP SNOOPING) 4.6.8 Static Routing If the CPE is connected to more than one network, you may need to set up a static route between them. A static route is a pre-defined pathway that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network.
  • Page 30: Dynamic Routing

    AAM6030BI 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 31: Vlan

    AAM6030BI 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 Save All.
  • Page 32: Tools

    AAM6030BI User Manual Tools The CPE supports a host of tools which will allow you to customize and debug your CPE. 4.7.1 System Commands To make the changes permanent you need to click on Tools (at the top of the page) and select System Commands.
  • Page 33: Update Gateway

    AAM6030BI 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. 4.7.4 Update Gateway You can remotely upgrade the CPE’s firmware by going to the Home screen, under the tools title, click...
  • Page 34: Modem Test

    AAM6030BI User Manual Figure 20 (Ping test) 4.7.6 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 35: System Log

    AAM6030BI User Manual 4.8.6 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 log reports to a remote host (if remote logging is enabled).
  • Page 36: Appendix A: Troubleshooting

    AAM6030BI 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 37: The Dsl Link Led Continues To Blink But Does Not Go Solid

    AAM6030BI 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 38: Router Terms

    AAM6030BI 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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