NETGEAR DGND3700v2 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
March 2012
202-10642-03
v1.0
N600 Wireless Dual Band
Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem
Router DGND3700
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Contents
Chapter 1
Hardware Setup
Unpack Your New Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Hardware Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Label. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Back Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Front Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Position Your Wireless Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
ADSL Microfilters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
One-Line ADSL Microfilter (Not Included) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Two-Line ADSL Microfilter (Included). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Cable Your N600 Wireless Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Verify the Cabling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
For More Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Chapter 2
Router Internet Setup
Router Setup Preparation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Use Standard TCP/IP Properties for DHCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Replace an Existing Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Adapters and Security Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Gather ISP Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Log In to the N600 Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Upgrade Router Firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Router Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Setup Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Manual Setup (Basic Settings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
ADSL Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Unsuccessful Internet Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Change Password and Login Time-Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Log Out Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Types of Logins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Chapter 3
Wireless Settings
Wireless Security Requirements and Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Wireless Security Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Turn Off Wireless Connectivity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Disable SSID Broadcast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Restrict Access by MAC Address. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Wireless Security Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
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Add Clients (Devices) to Your Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Manual Method. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Wireless Settings Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Consider Every Device on Your Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Configure Wireless Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Chapter 4
Security Settings
Keyword Blocking of HTTP Traffic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Delete a Keyword or Domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Specify a Trusted Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Firewall Rules to Control Network Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Remote Computer Access Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Port Triggering to Open Incoming Ports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Port Forwarding to Permit External Host Communications . . . . . . . . . . 53
How Port Forwarding Differs from Port Triggering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Configure Port Forwarding to Local Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Configure Port Triggering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Configure Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Set the Time Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Schedule Firewall Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Enable Security Event Email Notification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Log the Network Activity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Chapter 5
Network Maintenance
Upgrade the Router Firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Automatic Firmware Checking Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Automatic Firmware Checking On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Manually Check for Firmware Upgrades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Manage Configuration File . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Back Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Restore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Erase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
View Router Status. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Show Statistics Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Connection Status Button. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
View Attached Devices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Run Diagnostic Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Chapter 6
USB Storage
USB Drive Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
File-Sharing Scenarios. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Share Photos with Friends and Family. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Store Files in a Central Location for Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Share Large Files with Colleagues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
USB Storage Basic Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
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Edit a Network Folder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Configure USB Storage Advanced Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80
Create a Network Folder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
Unmount a USB Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Specify Approved USB Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Connect to the USB Drive from a Remote Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Locate the Internet Port IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Access the Router’s USB Drive Remotely Using FTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Connect to the USB Drive with Microsoft Network Settings . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Enable File and Printer Sharing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Set Up a Media Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Chapter 7
Virtual Private Networking
Overview of VPN Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
Client-to-Gateway VPN Tunnels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
Gateway-to-Gateway VPN Tunnels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
Plan a VPN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88
VPN Tunnel Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Set Up a Client-to-Gateway VPN Configuration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Step 1: Configure the Client-to-Gateway VPN Tunnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Step 2: Configure the NETGEAR ProSafe VPN Client. . . . . . . . . . . . . .93
Set Up a Gateway-to-Gateway VPN Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101
VPN Tunnel Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105
Activate a VPN Tunnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105
Verify the Status of a VPN Tunnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108
Deactivate a VPN Tunnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109
Delete a VPN Tunnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111
Set Up VPN Tunnels in Special Circumstances. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111
Use Auto Policy to Configure VPN Tunnels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112
Use Manual Policy to Configure VPN Tunnels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119
Chapter 8 Advanced Settings
WAN Setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
WAN Preference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
Disable Port Scan and DOS Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
Default DMZ Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
Respond to Ping on Internet Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124
MTU Size (in bytes) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124
NAT Filtering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124
Disable SIP ALG. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Dynamic DNS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
LAN Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126
Set Up Quality of Service (QoS). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128
Configure QoS for Internet Access. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129
Advanced Wireless Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Wireless Advanced Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
WPS Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
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