NETGEAR DG824M Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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SM-DG824MNA-0
November 2002
NETGEAR
, Inc.
4500 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA
Phone 1-888-NETGEAR
Reference Manual for the
Model DG824M Wireless
ADSL Modem Gateway
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© 2002 by NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved.
Trademarks
NETGEAR is a trademark of Netgear, Inc.
Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Other brand and product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.
Statement of Conditions
In the interest of improving internal design, operational function, and/or reliability, NETGEAR reserves the right to
make changes to the products described in this document without notice.
NETGEAR does not assume any liability that may occur due to the use or application of the product(s) or circuit
layout(s) described herein.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance Notice: Radio Frequency Notice
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try
to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. In order to avoid
the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less
than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation.
EN 55 022 Declaration of Conformance
This is to certify that the DG824M Wireless ADSL Modem Gateway is shielded against the generation of radio
interference in accordance with the application of Council Directive 89/336/EEC, Article 4a. Conformity is declared by
the application of EN 55 022 Class B (CISPR 22).
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Bestätigung des Herstellers/Importeurs
Es wird hiermit bestätigt, daß das DG824M Wireless ADSL Modem Gateway gemäß der im BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/
1991 und Vfg 46/1992 aufgeführten Bestimmungen entstört ist. Das vorschriftsmäßige Betreiben einiger Geräte (z.B.
Testsender) kann jedoch gewissen Beschränkungen unterliegen. Lesen Sie dazu bitte die Anmerkungen in der
Betriebsanleitung.
Das Bundesamt für Zulassungen in der Telekommunikation wurde davon unterrichtet, daß dieses Gerät auf den Markt
gebracht wurde und es ist berechtigt, die Serie auf die Erfüllung der Vorschriften hin zu überprüfen.
Certificate of the Manufacturer/Importer
It is hereby certified that the DG824M Wireless ADSL Modem Gateway has been suppressed in accordance with the
conditions set out in the BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/1991 and Vfg 46/1992. The operation of some equipment (for example,
test transmitters) in accordance with the regulations may, however, be subject to certain restrictions. Please refer to the
notes in the operating instructions.
Federal Office for Telecommunications Approvals has been notified of the placing of this equipment on the market
and has been granted the right to test the series for compliance with the regulations.
Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) Statement
This equipment is in the second category (information equipment to be used in a residential area or an adjacent area
thereto) and conforms to the standards set by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Data Processing
Equipment and Electronic Office Machines aimed at preventing radio interference in such residential areas.
When used near a radio or TV receiver, it may become the cause of radio interference.
Read instructions for correct handling.
Customer Support
Refer to the Support Information Card that shipped with your DG824M Wireless ADSL Modem Gateway.
World Wide Web
NETGEAR maintains a World Wide Web home page that you can access at the universal resource locator (URL)
. A direct connection to the Internet and a Web browser such as Internet Explorer
or Netscape are required.
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Contents
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Contents
Preface
About This Guide
Chapter 1
Introduction
About the Gateway
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1-1
Key Features
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1-1
802.11b Standards-based Wireless Networking
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1-2
A Powerful, True Firewall
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1-2
Content Filtering
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1-3
Auto Sensing and Auto Uplink™ LAN Ethernet Connections
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1-3
Protocol Support
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1-3
Easy Installation and Management
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1-4
What’s in the Box?
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1-6
The Gateway’s Front Panel
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1-6
The Gateway’s Rear Panel
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1-8
Chapter 2
Connecting the Gateway to the Internet
What You Will Need Before You Begin
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2-1
Cabling Requirements
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2-1
Computer Hardware Requirements
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2-2
LAN Configuration Requirements
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2-2
Internet Configuration Requirements
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2-2
Where Do I Get the Internet Configuration Parameters?
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2-2
Connecting the DG824M Wireless ADSL Modem Gateway to Your LAN
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2-5
Connecting the DG824M to the Internet
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2-9
Testing Your Internet Connection
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2-16
Manually Configuring Your Internet Connection
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2-17