NETGEAR D7000 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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Nighthawk
AC1900 WiFi
VDSL/ADSL
Modem Router
User Manual
Model D7000
July 2015
202-11536-01
350 E. Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
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Support
Thank you for purchasing this NETGEAR product.
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 webiste.
For product updates, additional documentation, and support, visit
.
Phone (US & Canada only): 1-888-NETGEAR.
Phone (Other Countries): Check the list of phone numbers at
.
Trademarks
© NETGEAR, Inc., NETGEAR and the NETGEAR Logo are trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. Any non-NETGEAR
trademarks are used for reference purposes only.
Compliance
For regulatory compliance information, visit
.
See the regulatory compliance document before connecting the power supply.
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Contents
Chapter 1
Hardware Overview of the Modem Router
Unpack Your Modem Router
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Attach the Antennas
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Top Panel with LEDs
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Back Panel with Ports, Buttons, Connectors, and Switch
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Side Panels with USB Ports
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Bottom Panel Product Label
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Chapter 2
Install and Access the Modem Router and Its Network
Position Your Modem Router
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Connect to the Modem Router
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Connect to the Modem Router Through an Ethernet Cable
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Join the WiFi Network of the Modem Router
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Manual Method
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Wi-Fi Protected Setup Method
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Types of Logins
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NETGEAR genie Automatic Setup Utility
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Set Up Your Modem Router for DSL Service
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DSL Service
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Cable the Modem Router for DSL Service and Access the Modem Router
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Set Up the Modem Router for Cable or Fiber Service
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Log In to the Modem Router After Setup to View or Change Settings
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Change the Language
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Change the admin Password
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Set Up Password Recovery
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Let the Modem Router Automatically Update Its Firmware
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Access the Modem Router with the NETGEAR genie App
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Chapter 3
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Use the Internet Setup Wizard After Initial Setup
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Manually Set Up an ADSL Internet Connection
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Specify an ADSL Connection Without a Login Requirement
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Specify an ADSL Connection with a Login Requirement and PPPoA or PPPoE
Service
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Manually Set Up a VDSL Internet Connection
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Specify a VDSL Connection Without a Login Requirement
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Specify a VDSL Connection with a Login Requirement and PPPoE Service...68
Manually Set Up a Cable or Fiber Internet Connection
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Specify a Cable or Fiber Connection Without a Login Requirement
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Specify a Cable or Fiber Connection with a Login Requirement and PPPoE
Service
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Specify an IPv6 Internet Connection
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IPv6 Internet Connections and IPv6 Addresses
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Set Up an IPv6 Connection Through Auto Detect
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Set Up an IPv6 6to4 Tunnel Connection
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Set Up an IPv6 Pass-Through Connection
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Set Up an IPv6 Fixed Connection
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Set Up an IPv6 DHCP Connection
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Set Up an IPv6 PPPoE Connection
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Set Up an IPv6 Connection Through Auto Config
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Manage the MTU Size
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MTU Concepts
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Change the MTU Size
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Chapter 4
Manage the WiFi Network Settings
Manage the Basic WiFi Settings and WiFi Security of the Main Network
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View or Change the Basic WiFi Settings
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Configure WPA/WPA2 Enterprise WiFi Security
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Configure WEP Legacy WiFi Security
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Use WPS to Add a Device to the WiFi Network
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Use WPS with the Push Button Method
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Use WPS with the PIN Method
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Manage the Basic WiFi Settings and WiFi Security of the Guest Network
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Control the WiFi Radios
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Use the WiFi On/Off Button
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Enable or Disable the WiFi Radios
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Set Up a WiFi Schedule
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Manage the WPS Settings
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Manage Advanced WiFi Features
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Use the Modem Router as a WiFi Access Point
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Chapter 5
Control Access to the Internet
Set Up Parental Controls
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Allow or Block Access to Your Network
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Enable and Manage Network Access Control
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Manage Network Access Control Lists
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Add Devices to or Remove Them from the Allowed List
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Add Devices to or Remove Them from the Blocked List
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Use Keywords to Block Internet Sites
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Set Up Blocking
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Remove a Keyword or Domain from the Blocked List
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Remove All Keywords and Domains from the Blocked List
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Specify a Trusted Computer
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Manage Simple Outbound Firewall Rules for Services and Applications
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Add an Outbound Firewall Rule
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Add an Outbound Firewall Rule for a Custom Service or Application
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Change an Outbound Firewall Rule
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Remove an Outbound Firewall Rule
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Set Up a Schedule for Keyword Blocking and Outbound Firewall Rules
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Set Up Security Event Email Notifications
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Chapter 6
Optimize Performance
Optimize Traffic with QoS
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Manage Default and Custom QoS Rules
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Add a Custom QoS Rule for a Service or Application
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Add a Custom QoS Rule for a Device
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Change a QoS Rule or Change the Priority for a Rule
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Remove a QoS Rule
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Remove All QoS Rules
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Manage Uplink Bandwidth Control
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Manage Wi-Fi Multimedia Quality of Service
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Manage Implicit Beamforming
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Improve Network Connections with Universal Plug and Play
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Chapter 7
Share a Storage Device
USB Device Requirements
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Connect a USB Device to the Modem Router
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Access a Storage Device Connected to the Modem Router
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Access the Device from a Windows Computer
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Access the Device from a Mac
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Back Up Windows Computers with ReadySHARE Vault
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Back Up Mac Computers with Time Machine
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Set Up a USB Hard Drive on a Mac
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Prepare to Back Up a Large Amount of Data
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Use Time Machine to Back Up onto a Storage Device
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Manage Access to a Storage Device
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Enable FTP Access Within Your Network
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View Network Folders on a Device
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Add a Network Folder on a Storage Device
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Change a Network Folder, Including Read and Write Access, on a USB Drive..186
Approve USB Devices
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Safely Remove a USB Device
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Use the Modem Router as a Media Server
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Enable the Media Server
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Rescan the Media Files for Content
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Chapter 8
Manage Dynamic DNS and Access Storage Devices Through the
Internet
Set Up and Manage Dynamic DNS
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Your Personal FTP Server
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Set Up a New Dynamic DNS Account
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Specify a DNS Account That You Already Created
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Access Storage Devices Through the Internet
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Set Up FTP Access Through the Internet
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Use FTP to Access Storage Devices Through the Internet
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Chapter 9
Share a USB Printer
Install the Printer Driver and Cable the Printer
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