G et t i n g to k now you r m o dem router The N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 provides you with an easy and secure way to set up a wireless home network with fast access to the Internet over a high-speed digital subscriber line (DSL).
• Installation guide with cabling and modem router setup instructions If any parts are incorrect, missing, or damaged, contact your NETGEAR dealer. Keep the carton and original packing materials, in case you need to return the product for repair. Hardware Features Before you cable your modem router, take a moment to become familiar with the label and the front and back panels.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Back Panel The back panel has the On/Off button and port connections as shown in the figure. ADSL Power On/Off Ethernet LAN Figure 2. Back panel port connections Front Panel The modem router front panel has the status LEDs and icons shown in the figure. Note that the Wireless and WPS icons are buttons.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Table 1. Front panel LEDs and buttons Icon Description Power • Solid green. Power is supplied to the modem router. • Solid red. POST (power-on self-test) failure or a device malfunction has occurred. • Off. Power is not supplied to the modem router.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Orient your modem router vertically. Insert the tabs of the stand into the slots on the bottom of your modem router as shown. Place your modem router in a suitable area for installation (near an AC power outlet and accessible to the Ethernet cables for your wired computers).
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 When you use multiple access points, it is better if adjacent access points use different radio frequency channels to reduce interference. The recommended channel spacing between adjacent access points is 5 channels (for example, use Channels 1 and 6, or 6 and 11).
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 microfilter into the wall outlet, plug your phone equipment into the jack labeled Phone, and plug the modem router into the jack labeled ADSL. Plugs into the DSL line Figure 5. Two-line ADSL microfilter with built-in splitter Summary •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To cable the modem router: Connect the ADSL. a. Install an ADSL microfilter between the phone line and the phone. b. Connect the ADSL port of the modem router to the ADSL port of the microfilter c.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 You can use an Ethernet cable or connect wirelessly. • Use the yellow Ethernet cable to connect your computer to an Ethernet port on your router. • Or, connect wirelessly by using the preset wireless security settings located on the label on the bottom of the router.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Verify the Cabling Verify that your modem router is cabled correctly by checking the modem router LEDs. Turn on the modem router by pressing the On/Off button on the back. • The Power LED is green when the modem router is turned on.
Getting Started with NETGEAR genie Connecting to the modem router This chapter explains how to use NETGEAR genie to set up your modem router after you complete cabling as described in the installation guide and in the previous chapter. This chapter contains the following sections: •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Modem Router Setup Preparation You can set up your modem router with the NETGEAR genie automatically, or you can use the genie menus and screens to set up your modem router manually. Before you start the setup process, get your ISP information and make sure the computers and devices in the network have the settings described here.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 NETGEAR genie Setup NETGEAR genie runs on any device with a web browser. Installation and basic setup takes about 15 minutes to complete. To use NETGEAR genie to set up your modem router: ...
Internet browser on a computer that is connected to the modem router. You can use NETGEAR genie again if you want to view or change settings for the modem router. Launch your browser from a computer or wireless device that is connected to the modem router.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Upgrade the Firmware When you set up your modem router and are connected to the Internet, the modem router automatically checks for you to see if newer firmware is available. If it is, a message is displayed on the top of the screen.
Settings. You need a solid understanding of networking protocols to use this tab. • Help & Support. Go to the NETGEAR support site to get information, help, and product documentation. These links work once you have an Internet connection. Join Your Wireless Network You can use the manual or the WPS method to join your wireless network.
NETGEAR genie App and Mobile genie App The genie app is the easy dashboard for managing, monitoring, and repairing your home network. See the NETGEAR genie App User Manual for details about the genie apps. Retrieve wireless password About genie...
NETGEAR genie Basic Settings You r I nternet c on n e ct ion a nd n et work This chapter contains the following sections: • Basic Home Screen • Internet Setup • Attached Devices • Parental Controls • ReadySHARE USB Storage •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Basic Home Screen The genie Basic Home screen is shown in the following figure: Internet Setup The Internet Setup screen is where you view or change basic ISP information. Note: You can use the Setup Wizard to detect the Internet connection and automatically set up the modem router.
Enter the settings for the IP address and DNS server. The default settings usually work fine. If you have problems with your connection, check the ISP settings. Click Apply to save your settings. Click Test to test your Internet connection. If the NETGEAR website does not display within 1 minute, see Chapter 11, Troubleshooting.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • Idle Timeout (In minutes). If you want to change the login timeout, enter a new value in minutes. This setting determines how long the modem router keeps the Internet connection active after there is no Internet activity from the LAN. A value of 0 (zero) means never log out.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Attached Devices Use the Attached Device screen to view all computers or devices that are currently connected to your network. To go to the Attached Devices screen: From the Basic Home screen, select Attached Devices to display the following screen: Wired devices are connected to the modem router with Ethernet cables.
Select Parental Controls on the Dashboard screen. Click either the Windows Users or Mac Users button. Follow the onscreen instructions to download and install the NETGEAR Live Parental Controls Management Utility. After installation, Live Parental Controls automatically starts. NETGEAR genie Basic Settings...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click Next, read the note, and click Next again to proceed. Because Live Parental Controls uses free OpenDNS accounts, you are prompted to log in or create a free account. Select the radio button that applies to you and click Next.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select the radio button for the filtering level that you want and click Next. Click the Take me to the status screen button. Parental controls are now set up for the router. The Dashboard shows Parental Controls as Enabled.
Basic Wireless Settings The Wireless Settings screen lets you view or configure the wireless network setup. The N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router comes with preset security. This means that the Wi-Fi network name (SSID), network key (password), and security option (encryption protocol) are preset in the factory.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select Basic > Wireless to display the Wireless Settings screen. The screen sections, settings, and procedures are explained in the following sections. Make any changes that are needed and click Apply to save your settings.
The Security Options section of the Wireless Settings screen lets you change the security option and passphrase. NETGEAR recommends that you do not change the security option or passphrase, but if you want to change these settings, this section explains how. Do not disable security.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Guest Networks Adding a guest network allows visitors at your home to use the Internet without giving them your wireless security key. You can add a guest network to each wireless network: 2.4 GHz b/g/n and 5.0 GHz a/n.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Guest Network Wireless Security Options A security option is the type of security protocol applied to your wireless network. The security protocol in force encrypts data transmissions and ensures that only trusted devices receive authorization to connect to your network. Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) has several options including pre-shared key (PSK) encryption.
NETGEAR genie Advanced Home Sp ecif yi ng custom set ti ngs This chapter contains the following sections: • NETGEAR genie Advanced Home Screen • Setup Wizard • WPS Wizard • Setup Menu • WAN Setup • LAN Setup •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 NETGEAR genie Advanced Home Screen The genie Advanced Home dashboard presents status information. The content is the same as what is on the Router Status screen available from the Administration menu.The genie Advanced Home screen is shown in the following figure:...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select Yes and click Next. The Setup Wizard searches your Internet connection for servers and protocols to determine your ISP configuration. The following screen displays: WPS Wizard The WPS Wizard helps you add a WPS-capable client device (a wireless device or computer) to your network.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • To use the PIN method, select the PIN Number radio button, enter the client security PIN, and click Next. Within 2 minutes, go to the client device and use its WPS software to join the network without entering a password.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 WAN Setup The WAN Setup screen lets you configure a DMZ (demilitarized zone) server, change the Maximum Transmit Unit (MTU) size, and enable the modem router to respond to a ping on the WAN (Internet) port.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 NAT provides a much less secured firewall, but allows almost all Internet applications to function. • Disable SIP ALG. The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Application Level Gateway (ALG) is enabled by default to optimize VoIP phone calls that use the SIP. The Disable SIP ALG check box allows you to disable the SIP ALG.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The best MTU setting for NETGEAR equipment is often just the default value. In some situations, changing the value fixes one problem but causes another. Leave the MTU unchanged unless one of these situations occurs: •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To change the MTU size: Select Advanced > Setup > WAN Setup. In the MTU Size field, enter a value from 64 to 1500. Click Apply to save the settings. LAN Setup The LAN Setup screen allows configuration of LAN IP services such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Routing Information Protocol (RIP).
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Enter the settings that you want to customize. These settings are described in the following section, LAN Setup Screen Settings. Click Apply to save your changes. LAN Setup Screen Settings LAN TCP/IP Setup •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Use the Modem Router as a DHCP Server By default, the modem router acts as a DHCP server. The router assigns IP, DNS server, and default gateway addresses to all computers connected to the LAN. The assigned default gateway address is the LAN address of the modem router.
Quality of Service (QoS) Setup QoS is an advanced feature that can be used to prioritize some types of traffic ahead of others. The N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router can provide QoS prioritization over the wireless link and on the Internet connection.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • Specific online games • Individual Ethernet LAN ports of the modem router • A specific device by MAC address To specify prioritization of traffic, create a policy for the type of traffic and add the policy to the QoS Policy table in the QoS Setup screen.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 You can select an existing item from the list, or you can scroll and select Add a New Application or Add a New Game, as applicable. If prompted, in the Connection Type list, select either TCP, UDP, or both (TCP/UDP). Specify the port number or range of port numbers that the application or game uses.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 From the Priority Category list, select MAC Address to display the following screen: If the device to be prioritized appears in the MAC Device List, select its radio button. The information from the MAC Device List populates the policy name, MAC Address, and Device Name fields.
• USB Storage Advanced Settings • Safely Remove a USB Drive • Media Server Settings • Specify Approved USB Devices For information about using the ReadySHARE Printer feature, see Chapter 6, ReadySHARE Printer. For additional about ReadySHARE features, see www.netgear.com/readyshare.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 USB Drive Requirements The modem router works with 1.0 and 1.1 (USB Full Speed) and 2.0 (USB High Speed) standards. The approximate USB bus speeds are shown in the following table. Actual bus speeds can vary, depending on the CPU speed, memory, speed of the network, and other variables.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • Sharing multimedia with friends and family such as MP3 files, pictures, and other multimedia with local and remote users. • Sharing resources on your network. You can store files in a central location so that you do not have to power up a computer to perform local sharing.
The ReadySHARE print feature allows you to share a printer that you connect to the USB port on your router. To use the ReadySHARE print feature on a Windows PC, you need to use the NETGEAR USB Control Center utility. For information about this feature, see Chapter 6, ReadySHARE Printer.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To access your USB device: Click the network device name or the share name in your computer’s network folders list. For SMB://readyshare, click Connect. Note: If you logged in to the modem router before you connected your USB device, you might not see your USB device in the modem router screens.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 can use this screen to select a folder, change the share name, or change the read access or write access from All – no password to . The user name (account name) for All – no password is guest. The password for admin is the same one that is used to log in to the modem router.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 domain name to access the USB drive over the Internet. This setting supports file uploading only. FTP. Disabled by default. FTP (via Internet). Disabled by default. If you enable this setting, remote users can access the USB drive through FTP over the Internet.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Media Server Settings By default, the modem router is set up to act as a Ready DLNA Media server. This setting lets you view movies and photos on DLNA/UPnP AV–compliant media players, such as Xbox360, Playstation, and NETGEAR’s Digital Entertainer Live.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 This screen shows the approved USB devices and the available USB devices. You can remove or add approved USB devices. To add an approved USB device, select it from the Available USB Devices list, and then click Add.
ReadySHARE Printer is compatible with Macs and Windows PCs. It lets you connect a USB printer to the router’s USB port, and access it wirelessly. This chapter contains the following sections: • ReadySHARE Printer • USB Control Center Utility For additional about ReadySHARE features, see www.netgear.com/readyshare.
On each computer that will share the printer, download the NETGEAR USB Control Center utility. The NETGEAR USB utility has a Mac version and a Windows version, which you can access in two different ways: From the ReadySHARE Printer area of this URL: ...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Follow the instructions to install the NETGEAR USB Control Center utility. After you have installed the utility, select the language. ReadySHARE Printer...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The first time you access the utility, you are asked to select the printer and click the Connect button. Once the connection is established, the status changes to Manually connected by xxx. You can click the Disconnect button at any time to release the connection. The status then changes to Available.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • You can set the value for the default time-out time from the Tools > Configuration screen. • The USB Control Center utility must be running for the computer to be able to print to the USB printer attached to the router.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 USB Control Center Utility The USB Control Center Utility allows you to control a shared USB device from your computer that is connected to the USB port on your router. The utility allows you to control a printer, a scanner.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Control Center Configuration Select Tools >Configuration to display the following screen: Automatically execute when logging on Windows. Enable this utility to start automatically when you are logged in to Windows. Timeout. Specify the timeout value for holding the USB resource when it is not in use.
Make sure that the printer status shows as Available. Click the Network Scanner button. This activates the scanner window to perform scans. To download the free genie app or the mobile genie app, go to this page at the NETGEAR website: www.NETGEAR.com/genie. ReadySHARE Printer...
Security Ke epi ng u nwante d c onte nt out of you r n et work This chapter explains how to use the basic firewall features of the modem router to prevent objectionable content from reaching the computers and devices on your network. This chapter includes the following sections: •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Keyword Blocking of HTTP Traffic Use keyword blocking to prevent certain types of HTTP traffic from accessing your network. The blocking can be always or according to a schedule. To set up keyword blocking: ...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Firewall Rules to Control Network Access Your modem router has a firewall that blocks unauthorized access to your wireless network and permits authorized inbound and outbound communications. Authorized communications are established according to inbound and outbound rules. The firewall has the following two default rules.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Port Triggering to Open Incoming Ports Some application servers (such as FTP and IRC servers) send replies to multiple port numbers. Using the port triggering function of your router, you can tell the router to open additional incoming ports when a particular outgoing port originates a session.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Port Forwarding to Permit External Host Communications In both of the preceding examples, your computer initiates an application session with a server computer on the Internet. However, you might need to allow a client computer on the Internet to initiate a connection to a server computer on your network.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 How Port Forwarding Differs from Port Triggering The following points summarize the differences between port forwarding and port triggering: • Port triggering can be used by any computer on your network, although only one computer can use it at a time.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Leave the Port Forwarding radio button selected as the service type. Click Add, and the following screen displays: From the Service list, select the service or game that you will host on your network. If the on page 75.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 In the Server IP Address field, enter the IP address of your local computer that will provide this service. Click Apply. The service appears in the list in the Port Forwarding/Port Triggering screen. Edit or Delete a Port Forwarding Entry To edit or delete a port forwarding entry: ...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Note: If you use applications such as multiplayer gaming, peer-to-peer connections, real-time communications such as instant messaging, or remote assistance (a feature in Windows XP), you should also enable Universal Plug and Play (UPnP).
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 On the Port Triggering screen, click Add Service. The following screen displays: In the Service Name field, type a descriptive service name. In the Service User list, select Any (the default) to allow any computer on the Internet to use this service.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Set up the schedule for blocking keywords and services. • Days to Block. Select days on which you want to apply blocking by selecting the appropriate check boxes, or select Every Day to select the check boxes for all days.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 You can have email alerts sent immediately when someone attempts to visit a blocked site, and you can specify that logs are sent automatically. If you select the Weekly, Daily, or Hourly option and the log fills up before the specified period, the log is emailed to the specified email address.
Administration M a nagi ng your net work This chapter describes the modem router settings for administering and maintaining your modem router and home network. See Remote Management on page 98 for information about upgrading or checking the status of your modem router over the Internet. See Traffic Meter page 101 for information about monitoring Internet traffic.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Upgrade the Modem Router Firmware The modem router firmware (routing software) is stored in flash memory. You can update the firmware from the Administration menu on the Advanced tab. You might see a message at the top of the genie screens when new firmware is available for your product.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 View Router Status To view modem router status and usage information: Select Advanced Home or select Administration > Router Status to display the following screen: Scroll to view more settings Router Information Hardware Version. The modem router model.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 IP Address. The IP address used by the Internet (WAN) port of the modem router. If no address is shown or the address is 0.0.0, the modem router cannot connect to the Internet. Connection. This shows if the modem router is using a fixed IP address on the WAN. If the value is DHCP Client, the modem router obtains an IP address dynamically from the ISP.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To stop the polling entirely, click Stop. Connection Status Button To view the Internet connection status: On the Router Status screen in the Internet Connection pane, click the Connection Status button to view connection status information.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Mode. The wireless communication mode: Up to 54 Mbps, Up to 217 Mbps (default), and Up to 1300 Mbps. Wireless AP. Indicates whether the radio feature of the modem router is enabled. If this feature is not enabled, the Wireless LED on the front panel is off.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Manage the Configuration File The configuration settings of the modem router are stored within the modem router in a configuration file. You can back up (save) this file to your computer, restore it, or reset it to the factory default settings.
Click Apply so that your changes take effect. Password Recovery NETGEAR recommends that you enable password recovery if you change the password for the router’s user name of admin. Then you will have an easy way to recover the password if it is forgotten.
Advanced Settings This chapter describes the advanced features of your modem router. The information is for readers with advanced networking knowledge who want to set the modem router up for unique situations such as when remote access from the Internet by IP or domain name is needed. Note: The Port Forwarding/Port Triggering screen can be accessed both through the Advanced Setup menu and through the Firewall Rules...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Advanced Wireless Settings To go to the Advanced Wireless Settings screen: Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > Wireless Settings to display the following screen: The following settings are available in this screen: Enable Wireless Router Radio. You can completely turn off the wireless portion of the wireless modem router by clearing this check box.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Restrict Wireless Access by MAC Address You can set up a list of computers and wireless devices that are allowed to join the wireless network. This list is based on the unique MAC address of each computer and device.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Wireless Repeating Function (WDS) You can set the N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router up to be used as a wireless access point (AP). Doing this enables the modem router to act as a wireless repeater. A wireless repeater connects to another wireless modem router as a client where the network to which it connects becomes the ISP service.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The DGN2200v3 modem router is always in dual band concurrent mode, unless you turn off one radio.If you enable the wireless repeater in either radio band, the wireless base station or wireless repeater cannot be enabled in the other radio band. However, if you enable the wireless base station in either radio band and use the other radio band as a wireless modem router or wireless base station, dual band concurrent mode is not affected.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Repeater IP Address. If your modem router is the repeater, enter the IP address of the other access point. Base Station MAC Address. If your modem router is the repeater, enter the MAC address for the access point that is the base station.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Note: If you are using the DGN2200v3 base station with a different router product as the repeater, you might need to change additional configuration settings. In particular, you should disable the DHCP server function on the wireless repeater AP.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To set up Dynamic DNS: Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > Dynamic DNS to display the following screen: Register for an account with one of the Dynamic DNS service providers whose names appear in the Service Provider list. For example, for DynDNS.org, select www.dyndns.org.
255.255.255.255. Type the gateway IP address, which has to be a modem router on the same LAN segment as the N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router. Type a number from 1 through 15 as the metric value. This value represents the number of modem routers between your network and the destination.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Remote Management The remote management feature lets you upgrade or check the status of your N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router over the Internet. To set up remote management: Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > Remote Management.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • To allow access from any IP address on the Internet, select Everyone. Specify the port number for accessing the management interface. Normal web browser access uses the standard HTTP service port 80. For greater security, enter a custom port number for the remote web management interface.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Advertisement Period. The advertisement period is how often the modem router broadcasts its UPnP information. This value can range from 1 to 1440 minutes. The default period is 30 minutes. Shorter durations ensure that control points have current device status at the expense of additional network traffic.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Traffic Meter Traffic metering allows you to monitor the volume of Internet traffic that passes through your modem router’s Internet port. With the Traffic Meter utility, you can set limits for traffic volume, set a monthly limit, and get a live update of traffic usage.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Change the Device Mode The modem includes a built-in router. If you want to configure the modem as a “pure bridge” in Modem mode, first set up the Internet connection and then change the Device Mode setting to Modem mode.
Virtual Private Networking This chapter describes how to use the virtual private networking (VPN) features of the modem router. VPN communications paths are called tunnels. VPN tunnels provide secure, encrypted communications between your local network and a remote network or computer. See Appendix B, VPN Configuration to learn more about VPNs.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Overview of VPN Configuration Two common scenarios for VPN tunnels are between a remote PC and a network gateway; and between two or more network gateways. The DGN2200v3 supports both types. The DGN2200v3 supports up to five concurrent tunnels.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 A VPN between two or more NETGEAR VPN-enabled routers is a good way to connect branch or home offices and business partners over the Internet. VPN tunnels also enable access to network resources across the Internet. In this case, use gateways on each end of the tunnel to form the VPN tunnel end points.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 tunnel request. Otherwise, the side using a dynamic IP address has to always be the initiator. • Which method will you use to configure your VPN tunnels? The VPN Wizard using VPNC defaults (see...
Set Up a Client-to-Gateway VPN Configuration Setting up a VPN between a remote PC running the NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client and a network gateway involves these two steps: • Step 1: Configure the Gateway-to-Client VPN Tunnel...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The following worksheet identifies the parameters used in this procedure, which are highlighted in blue. For a blank worksheet, see Plan a VPN on page 105. Table 6. VPN Tunnel Configuration Worksheet Parameter Value to Be Entered Field Selection...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click Next. Fill in the Connection Name and pre-shared key fields. The connection name is for convenience and does not affect how the VPN tunnel functions. Select the radio button for A remote VPN client (single PC), and click Next.
IKE keep-alive capability on an existing VPN tunnel. Step 2: Configure the NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client This section describes how to configure the NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client on a remote PC. These instructions assume that the PC running the client has a dynamically assigned IP address.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 b. From the Edit menu of the Security Policy Editor, select Add, and then click Connection. A New Connection listing appears in the list of policies. c. Rename the new connection so that it matches the Connection Name field in the VPN Settings screen of the modem router on LAN A.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Configure the security policy in the NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client software: a. In the Network Security Policy list, expand the new connection by double-clicking its name or clicking the + symbol. My Identity and Security Policy subheadings appear below the connection name.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 c. In the ID Type drop-down list, select IP Address. If you are using a virtual fixed IP address, enter this address in the Internal Network IP Address field. Otherwise, leave this field empty.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 c. In the Authentication Method drop-down list, select Pre-Shared key. d. In the Encrypt Alg drop-down list, select the type of encryption that is configured for the Encryption Protocol in the modem router in Table 4 on page 105.
Connect option in the NETGEAR ProSafe menu bar. The NETGEAR ProSafe client reports the results of the attempt to connect. Since the remote PC has a dynamically assigned WAN IP address, it has to initiate the request.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To launch this function, click the Windows Start button, then select Programs > NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client > Log Viewer. The Log Viewer screen for a successful connection is shown in this figure: Note:...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Set Up a Gateway-to-Gateway VPN Configuration This section describes how to use the VPN Wizard to set up the VPN tunnel using the VPNC default parameters listed in Table 5 on page 106. If you have special requirements not...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The LAN IP address ranges of each VPN endpoint have to be different. The connection will fail if both are using the NETGEAR default address range of 192.168.0.x. To configure a gateway-to-gateway VPN tunnel using the VPN Wizard: ...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Fill in the IP address or FQDN for the target VPN endpoint WAN connection, and click Next. The Step 3 screen displays. Fill in the IP Address and Subnet Mask fields for the target endpoint that can use this tunnel, and click Next.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The VPN Policies screen displays, showing that the new tunnel is enabled. Note: Use Auto Policy to Configure VPN Tunnels on page 125 for information about how to enable the IKE keepalive capability on an existing VPN tunnel.
PC to the DGN2200v3’s network by using the Connect option in the NETGEAR ProSafe menu bar. The NETGEAR ProSafe client reports the results of the attempt to connect. Since the remote PC has a dynamically assigned WAN IP address, it has to initiate the request.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To perform a ping test using our example, start from the remote PC: a. Establish an Internet connection from the PC. b. On the Windows taskbar, click the Start button, and then select Run.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Start Using a VPN Tunnel to Activate It To use a VPN tunnel, use a Web browser to go to a URL whose IP address or range is covered by the policy for that VPN tunnel.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • HLifeTime (Secs). The remaining hard lifetime for this SA in seconds. When the hard lifetime becomes 0 (zero), the SA (security association) is terminated. (It is re-established if required.) Deactivate a VPN Tunnel Sometimes a VPN tunnel has to be deactivated for testing purposes.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Delete a VPN Tunnel To deactivate a VPN tunnel: Select Advanced > Advanced - VPN > VPN Policies to display the VPN Policies screen. In the Policy Table, select the radio button for the VPN tunnel to be deleted and click Delete.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Select Advanced > Advanced - VPN > VPN Policies, and click the Add Auto Policy button to display the VPN - Auto Policy screen: The DGN2200v3 VPN tunnel network connection fields are defined in the following sections.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • Single/Start IP Address. Enter the IP address for a single address, or the starting address for an address range. A single address setting is used when you want to make a single server on your LAN available to remote users. A range has to be an address range used on your LAN.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • Remote Identity Type. Select the option that matches the Local Identity Type setting on the remote VPN endpoint. IP Address. The Internet IP address of the remote VPN endpoint. Fully Qualified Domain Name. The domain name of the remote VPN endpoint.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Example of Using Auto Policy IP:192.168.3.1 IP: 192.168.0.1 VPN Tunnel 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 Gateway A Gateway B Internet Figure 13. Auto Policy for a Gateway-to-Gateway tunnel The following settings are assumed for this example:. Table 8. Gateway-to-Gateway VPN Tunnel Configuration Worksheet...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The VPN Auto Policy screen displays: Enter these policy settings: Auto Policy Field Description General Policy Name GtoG Remote VPN Endpoint Fixed IP Address Address Type Remote VPN Endpoint 18.104.22.168 Address Data Local LAN Use the default settings.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click Apply. The VPN Policies screen displays: Repeat these steps for the DGN2200v3 on LAN B. Pay special attention to the following network settings: • General, Remote Address Data (for example, 22.214.171.124) • Remote LAN, Start IP Address IP Address (for example, 192.168.0.1)
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Use Manual Policy to Configure VPN Tunnels As an alternative to IKE, you can use manual keying, in which you need to specify each phase of the connection. A manual VPN policy requires all settings for the VPN tunnel to be manually input at each end (both VPN endpoints).
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • Single/Start IP Address. The IP address for a single address, or the starting address for an address range used on the LAN. If you want to make a single server on your LAN available to remote users, use a single address Any settings.
D ia g nos i n g a nd Solvi n g P roblem s This chapter provides information to help you diagnose and solve problems you might have with your modem router. If you do not find the solution here, check the NETGEAR support site at http://support.netgear.com for product and contact information.
Factory Settings on page 143. This sets the modem router’s IP address to 192.168.0.1. If the error persists, you could have a hardware problem and should contact NETGEAR Technical Support. LAN LED Is Off If the appropriate LAN LED does not light when the Ethernet connection is made, check the following: •...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Troubleshooting the Internet Connection If your modem router is unable to access the Internet, check the ADSL connection, then the WAN TCP/IP connection. ADSL Link If your modem router is unable to access the Internet, first determine whether you have an ADSL link with the service provider.
To check the Internet IP address from the browser interface: Launch your browser, and select an external site such as www.netgear.com. Access the main menu of the modem router’s configuration at http://192.168.0.1. In the main menu, under Maintenance, select Router Status and check that an IP address is shown for the WAN port.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Click the Connection Status button. If all of the steps indicate OK, then your PPPoE or PPPoA connection is up and working. If any of the steps indicates Failed, you can attempt to reconnect by clicking Connect. The modem router continues to attempt to connect indefinitely.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 In the field provided, type ping followed by the IP address of the modem router, as in this example: ping 192.168.0.1 Click OK. You should see a message like this one: Pinging <IP address> with 32 bytes of data If the path is working, you see this message: Reply from <...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 • If your ISP assigned a host name to your PC, enter that host name as the account name in the Basic Settings screen. • Your ISP could be rejecting the Ethernet MAC addresses of all but one of your PCs. Many...
Supplemental Information This appendix includes the factory default settings and technical specifications for the N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3, and instructions for wall-mounting the unit. This appendix contains the following sections: • Factory Settings • Specifications...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Factory Settings You can return the modem router to its factory settings. On the bottom of the modem router, use the end of a paper clip or some other similar object to press and hold the Restore Factory Settings button for at least 7 seconds.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Table 9. Factory Default Settings (Continued) Feature Default Behavior Wireless Wireless communication Enabled SSID name Can be found on the label on the bottom of the unit. Security Can be found on the label on the bottom of the unit.
I PS ec V P N tu n nel This appendix is a case study on how to configure a secure IPSec VPN tunnel from a NETGEAR DGN2200v3 to a FVL328. This case study follows the VPN Consortium interoperability profile guidelines (found at http://www.vpnc.org/InteropProfiles/Interop-01.html).
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Step-by-Step Configuration Use the VPN Wizard to configure Gateway A (DGN2200v3) for a gateway-to-gateway tunnel (see Set Up a Gateway-to-Gateway VPN Configuration on page 117), being certain to use appropriate network addresses for the environment.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 On Gateway B router menu, under VPN, select VPN Policies, and click the Edit button to display the VPN Auto Policy screen: Test the VPN tunnel by pinging the remote network from a PC attached to Gateway A (modem router).
Modem Router with FQDN to Gateway B This section is a case study on how to configure a VPN tunnel from a NETGEAR modem router to a gateway using a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) to resolve the public address of one or both routers.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To use DDNS, you need to register with a DDNS service provider. Some DDNS service providers include: • DynDNS: www.dyndns.org • TZO.com: netgear.tzo.com • ngDDNS: ngddns.iego.net In this example, Gateway A is configured using a sample FQDN provided by a DDNS service provider.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 d. Click Show Status. The resulting screen should show Update OK: good: On Gateway B, configure the Dynamic DNS settings. Assume a correctly configured DynDNS account. a. From the main menu, select Dynamic DNS.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The resulting screen should show Update OK: good: Configure the DGN2200v3 as in the gateway-to-gateway procedures using the VPN Wizard (see Set Up a Gateway-to-Gateway VPN Configuration on page 117), being certain to use appropriate network addresses for the environment.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 b. Type ping 172.23.9.1 If the pings fail the first time, try the pings a second time. Configuration Summary (Telecommuter Example) The configuration in this section follows the addressing and configuration mechanics defined by the VPN Consortium. Gather the necessary information before you begin configuration.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 Setting Up Client-to-Gateway VPN Configuration Setting up a VPN between a remote PC running the NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client and a network gateway involves two steps: • Step 1: Configure Gateway A (Router at the Main Office) on page 154.
The PC needs to have a VPN client program installed that supports IPSec (in this case study, the NETGEAR VPN ProSafe Client is used). Go to the NETGEAR website (www.netgear.com) for information about how to purchase the NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client.
Double-click the system tray icon to open the Security Policy Editor. toGW_A Add a new connection. a. Run the NETGEAR ProSafe Security Policy Editor program, and create a VPN Connection. b. From the Edit menu of the Security Policy Editor, select Add > Connection. A New Connection listing appears in the list of policies.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 f. In this example, type 192.168.0.1 in the Subnet field as the network address of the modem router. g. Enter 255.255.255.0 in the Mask field as the LAN subnet mask of the modem router.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 a. In the Network Security Policy list on the left side of the Security Policy Editor window, click My Identity. b. Select None in the Select Certificate field. c. Select Domain Name in the ID Type field, and enter toGW_A.com (in this example).
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 b. Expand the Authentication subheading by double-clicking its name or clicking the + symbol. Then select Proposal 1 below Authentication. c. In the Authentication Method drop-down list, select Pre-Shared Key. d. In the Encrypt Alg drop-down list, select the type of encryption. In this example, use Triple DES.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 d. Select the Encapsulation Protocol (ESP) check box. e. In the Encrypt Alg drop-down list, select the type of encryption. In this example, use Triple DES. f. In the Hash Alg drop-down list, select SHA-1.
Monitoring the VPN Tunnel To view information about the progress and status of the VPN client connection, open the Log Viewer. In Windows, click Start, and select Programs > N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 > Log Viewer. Note:...
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 The Connection Monitor screen displays: While the connection is being established, the connection name listed in this screen shows SA before the name of the connection. When the connection is successful, the SA changes to the yellow key symbol.
N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 To view the VPN tunnels status, click VPN Status. VPN Configuration...
This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. FCC Declaration of Conformity We, NETGEAR, Inc., 350 East Plumeria Drive, San Jose, CA 95134, declare under our sole responsibility that the N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3 complies with Part 15 Subpart B of FCC CFR47 Rules.
Canadian Department of Communications Radio Interference Regulations This digital apparatus (N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router DGN2200v3) does not exceed the Class B limits for radio-noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.
Cet équipement doit être installé et utilisé avec un minimum de 20 cm de distance entre la source de rayonnement et votre corps. Interference Reduction Table The table below shows the Recommended Minimum Distance between NETGEAR equipment and household appliances to reduce interference (in feet and meters). Household Appliance...
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