NETGEAR D6000 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
March 2015
202-11386-01
N600 WiFi DSL Modem Router
Model D3600
AC750 WiFi DSL Modem Router
Model D6000
User Manual
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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, Inc. NETGEAR and the NETGEAR Logo are trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. Any non-NETGEAR trademarks are
used for reference purposes only.
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Contents
Chapter 1
Hardware Overview of the Modem Router
Unpack Your Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Top Panel with LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Back Panel with Ports, Buttons, DC Connector, and Antennas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Bottom Panel Product Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Chapter 2
Install and Access the Modem Router and Its Network
Position Your Modem Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Before You Connect to the Modem Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Wired Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
WiFi Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Types of Logins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
NETGEAR genie Setup Wizard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Set Up Your Modem Router for DSL Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
DSL Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Cable the Modem Router for DSL Service and Access the Modem Router . 19
Set Up Your Modem Router for Cable or Fiber Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Log In to the Modem Router After Setup to View or Change Settings. . . . . . . 33
Change the Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Change the admin Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Let the Modem Router Automatically Update Its Firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Access the Modem Router with the NETGEAR genie App. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Chapter 3
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Use the Setup Wizard After Initial Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Manually Set Up the Internet Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Specify an Internet Connection Without a Login. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Specify an Internet Connection That Uses a Login and PPPoE Service . . . . 47
Specify an Internet Connection That Uses a Login and PPPoA Service . . . . 50
Manage the MTU Size. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
MTU Concepts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Change the MTU Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Chapter 4
Manage the WiFi Network Settings
Manage the Basic WiFi Settings and WiFi Security of the Main Network. . . . . 56
View or Change the Basic WiFi Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Configure WEP Legacy WiFi Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Use WPS to Add a Device to the WiFi Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
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Use WPS with the Push Button Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Use WPS with the PIN Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Manage the WiFi Settings and WiFi Security of the Guest Network. . . . . . . . . 67
Set Up and Enable a Guest Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Configure WEP Legacy WiFi Security for the Guest WiFi Network. . . . . . . . 71
Control the WiFi Radios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Use the WiFi On/Off Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Enable or Disable the WiFi Radios. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Manage the WPS Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Manage Advanced WiFi Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Manage Wi-Fi Multimedia Quality of Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Chapter 5
Control Access to the Internet
Set Up Parental Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Use Keywords to Block Internet Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Set Up Blocking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Remove a Keyword or Domain from the Blocked List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Remove All Keywords and Domains from the Blocked List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Specify a Trusted Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Manage Simple Outbound Firewall Rules for Services and Applications. . . . . . 89
Add an Outbound Firewall Rule. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
Add an Outbound Firewall Rule for a Custom Service or Application . . . . . . 91
Change an Outbound Firewall Rule. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Remove an Outbound Firewall Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Set Up a Schedule for Keyword Blocking and Outbound Firewall Rules . . . . . . 95
Set Up a WiFi Access List and Manage WiFi Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Set Up and Enable a WiFi Access List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Change the Settings for a Device on the WiFi Access List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Remove a Device From the WiFi Access List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Set Up Security Event Email Notifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Chapter 6
Share a Storage Device
USB Device Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Connect a USB Device to the Modem Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Access a Storage Device Connected to the Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Back Up Windows Computers with ReadySHARE Vault. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Back Up Mac Computers with Time Machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Set Up a USB Hard Drive on a Mac. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Prepare to Back Up a Large Amount of Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Use Time Machine to Back Up onto a Storage Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Control Access to a Storage Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
Use FTP Within Your Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
View Network Folders on a Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
Add a Network Folder on a Storage Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
Change a Network Folder, Including Read and Write Access, on a USB Drive 113
Safely Remove a USB Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
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Chapter 7
Share a USB Printer
Install the Printer Driver and Cable the Printer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Download the ReadySHARE Printer Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Install the ReadySHARE Printer Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
Use the Shared Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
View or Change the Status of a Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Use the Scan Feature of a Multifunction USB Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
Change NETGEAR USB Control Center Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
Change the NETGEAR USB Control Center Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Specify the Time-out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Chapter 8
Access Storage Devices Through the Internet
Set Up and Manage Dynamic DNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
Your Personal FTP Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
Set Up Dynamic DNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126
Access Storage Devices Through the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
Set Up FTP Access Through the Internet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
Access Storage Devices Through the Internet with FTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
Chapter 9
Manage the WAN and LAN
Network Settings
Manage the ADSL Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
Change the Type of Physical WAN Connection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133
Manage the WAN Security Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
Set Up a Default DMZ Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
Manage IGMP Proxying and VPN Pass-Through. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
Manage NAT Filtering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
Manage the SIP Application-Level Gateway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
Manage the Modem Router’s LAN IP Address Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
Manage Reserved LAN IP Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Reserve a LAN IP address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Change a Reserved IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Remove a Reserved IP Address Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
Change the Modem Router’s Device Name. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
Manage the DHCP Server Address Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Disable the Built-In DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
Set Up and Manage Custom Static Routes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
Set Up a Static Route . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
Change a Static Route . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Remove a Static Route . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Improve Network Connections with Universal Plug and Play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Chapter 10
Manage the Modem Router and Monitor the Traffic
Update the Firmware of the Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Check for New Firmware and Update the Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Manually Upload New Firmware and Update the Modem Router . . . . . . . . 152