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Chapter 6: Configuring the Wireless-G Broadband Router
The Setup Tab - Basic Setup
Wireless-G Broadband Router
The Setup Tab - Basic Setup
The first screen that appears displays the Setup tab. This allows you to change the Router's general settings.
Change these settings as described here and click the Save Settings button to apply your changes or Cancel
Changes to cancel your changes.
Internet Setup
The Internet Setup section configures the Router to your Internet connection. Most of this information can be
obtained through your ISP.
Internet Connection Type
Choose the type of Internet connection your ISP provides from the drop-down menu.
DHCP. By default, the Router’s Internet Connection Type is set to Automatic Configuration - DHCP, which
should be kept only if your ISP supports DHCP or you are connecting through a dynamic IP address.
Static IP. If you are required to use a permanent IP address to connect to the Internet, select Static IP.
Internet IP Address. This is the Router’s IP address, when seen from the Internet. Your ISP will provide you
with the IP Address you need to specify here.
Subnet Mask. This is the Router’s Subnet Mask, as seen by users on the Internet (including your ISP). Your ISP
will provide you with the Subnet Mask.
Gateway. Your ISP will provide you with the Gateway Address, which is the ISP server’s IP address.
DNS. Your ISP will provide you with at least one DNS (Domain Name System) Server IP Address.
Figure 6-2: Setup Tab - Basic Setup
Figure 6-3: DHCP Connection Type
Figure 6-4: Static IP Connection Type
Static IP address: a fixed address
assigned to a computer or device
connected to a network.