NETGEAR CG4500BD Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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May 2013
202-11261-02
DOCSIS 3.0 N900 Wireless Data
Gateway CG4500BD User Manual
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Table of Contents
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Contents
Chapter 1
Connecting to the Internet
Gateway Front Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Gateway Rear Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Wireless Performance and Gateway Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Log In to Your Gateway. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
View Basic Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Chapter 2
Wireless Configuration
Set Up Your Wireless Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Configure Wireless Settings Manually. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Use Push 'N' Connect (WPS) Wireless Setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Add a Client Using the WPS Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Add a Client Using a PIN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Set Up Wi-Fi Multimedia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Chapter 3
Managing Your Network
Change Your Password. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
View the Gateway Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
View the Connection Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Back Up and Restore Your Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
View the Event Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Run the Diagnostic Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Ping Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Traceroute Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Remove USB Devices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Chapter 4
Advanced Settings
Advanced Wireless Settings (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
MAC Filtering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
IP Filtering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Port Blocking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Port Forwarding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Port Triggering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
DMZ Host . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
LAN IP Setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Reserve an IP Address for DHCP Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Remote Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
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Configure Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Set Networking Protocols. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Chapter 5
Troubleshooting
Basic Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Connect to the Gateway’s Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Troubleshoot the ISP Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Troubleshoot a TCP/IP Network Using a Ping Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Test the LAN Path to Your Gateway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
Test the Path from Your Computer to a Remote Device . . . . . . . . . . . .45
Appendix A
Supplemental Information
Factory Default Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48
Appendix B
Notification of Compliance
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Connecting to the Internet
For help installing the gateway, see the
DOCSIS 3.0 N900 Wireless Data Gateway CG4500BD
Installation Guide
.
This chapter describes how to configure your gateway’s Internet connection and includes these
sections:
Gateway Front Panel
Gateway Rear Panel
Wireless Performance and Gateway Location
Log In to Your Gateway
View Basic Settings
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