NETGEAR CG3000v2 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

There is no better technical help than having the manual of any given product. Fortunately, we are presenting router guide for NETGEAR CG3000v2 router. If you need help on topics like web panel access for management, router hard reset, parental control settings, band width allocation, changing your router IP or password from default, port forwarding, then reading this guide is a must.

Page 1 / 88
350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
April 2014
202-11338-02
N450 WiFi Cable Modem Router
Model N450/CG3000Dv2
User Manual
Page 2 / 88
2
N450 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model N450/CG3000Dv2
Support
Thank you for selecting NETGEAR products.
After installing your device, locate the serial number on the label of your product and use it to register your product at
. You must register your product before you can use NETGEAR telephone support. NETGEAR
recommends registering your product through the NETGEAR website. For product updates and web support, visit
.
Phone (US & Canada only): 1-888-NETGEAR.
Phone (Other Countries): Check the list of phone numbers at
.
Compliance
For regulatory compliance information, visit
.
See the regulatory compliance document before connecting the power supply.
Trademarks
NETGEAR, the NETGEAR logo, and Connect with Innovation are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc.
and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. Information is subject to change without notice.
© NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved.
Page 3 / 88
Table of Contents
|
3
Contents
Chapter 1
Connecting to the Internet
Hardware Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Front Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Back Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Label. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Position Your Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Cable Your Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Connect Computer to the Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Wired Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
WiFi Connection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Log In to Your Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
View Basic Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Notify Your Internet Service Provider. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Chapter 2
Configuring Your Wireless Network
Configure Wireless Settings Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Use WPS Wireless Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Set Up Wi-Fi Multimedia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Change the Password. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Chapter 3
Filtering Content
Limit Internet Site Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Allow Unrestricted Access. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Enable or Disable Modem Router Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Chapter 4
Maintaining Your Network
View the Connection Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41
Back Up and Restore Your Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
View the Event Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Run the Diagnostic Utilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Ping Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Traceroute Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48
Chapter 5
Advanced Settings
Advanced Wireless Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
MAC Filtering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53
Page 4 / 88
4
N450 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model N450/CG3000Dv2
IP Filtering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Port Forwarding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Port Triggering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
DMZ Host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
LAN IP Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Reserve an IP Address for DHCP Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
LAN Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Configure Universal Plug and Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Set Networking Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Enable Network Address Translation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Access a USB Device on the Network. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Chapter 6
Troubleshooting
Basic Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Connect to the Modem Router’s Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Troubleshoot the ISP Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Troubleshoot a TCP/IP Network Using a Ping Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Test the LAN Path to Your Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Test the Path from Your Computer to a Remote Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Appendix A
Supplemental Information
Factory Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Technical Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Page 5 / 88
5
1
1.
Connecting to the Internet
This chapter covers the following sections:
Unpack Your Modem Router
Hardware Features
Label
Position Your Modem Router
Cable Your Modem Router
Connect Computer to the Modem Router
Log In to Your Modem Router
View Basic Settings
Notify Your Internet Service Provider
For more information about the topics covered in this manual, visit the support website at
.
Firmware updates with new features and bug fixes are made available from time to time on
downloadcenter.netgear.com
. Some products can regularly check the site and download new
firmware, or you can check for and download new firmware manually. If the features or behavior
of your product do not match what is described in this guide, you might need to update your
firmware.