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ProSafe 8-Port Gigabit VPN Firewall FVS318G
Follow these instructions to set up your VPN firewall
For cable modem service
. You must set up the VPN firewall using the same
computer you used when you first set up your internet connection.
For DSL service
. To set up the VPN firewall, you might need information such
as your DSL service login name and password.
The VPN firewall package contains:
FVS318G VPN Firewall
Connect the VPN Firewall
Connect the cables between the VPN Firewall, computer, and modem.
Turn off your computer.
Turn off and unplug the modem.
Locate the cable (modem cable in the diagram) that connects your modem
Disconnect the cable
at the computer end only
in the diagram.
Insert the cable from your modem into the WAN port of the VPN firewall as
shown in point
of the second diagram.
Insert the cable that came with your VPN firewall (the NETGEAR cable in
the next diagram) into a LAN port on the VPN firewall, such as LAN
port 1 (point
in the diagram). Insert the other end into the LAN port of
your computer (point
in the diagram).
Your cables are connected, and you are ready to restart your network.
Restart your network in the correct sequence.
Failure to restart your network in the correct sequence could prevent
you from connecting to the Internet.
Pug in the power cord to your modem, turn it on, and wait 2 minutes.
Plug in the power cord to your VPN firewall, turn it on, and wait 1 minute.
Turn on your computer.
For DSL customers, if ISP-provided software logs you in to the Internet,
run that software. You might need to disable auto dialing in your browser.
To verify that the VPN network is operating correctly check the VPN firewall
The Power LED should turn solid green. If it does not turn
solid green, check that the power adapter is connected to an AC outlet.
. The Test LED lights when the router is first turned on and then goes
off. If after 2 minutes it is still lit, see the Troubleshooting Tips in this guide.
. The WAN port LED should be lit. If it is not, make sure that the
Ethernet cable is attached to the VPN firewall WAN port and the modem.
Also, make sure that the modem is powered on.
. Each LAN port has two LEDs. The green LED on the upper left
indicates network activity. The right LED indicates communication speed.
It is green for 1000 Mbps, amber for 100 Mbps, and off for 10 Mbps. If the
LAN port LED is not on, check that the Ethernet cable from the computer
to the firewall is attached at both ends, and that the computer is on.
Configure the VPN Firewall for Internet
Use your browser to access and configure the VPN firewall.
From the computer, open a browser such as Internet Explorer. With the VPN
firewall in its factory default state, type
in the browser
address bar and click
. The login screen displays.
Monday, November 5, 2012