NETGEAR MBR1210 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
USA
September 2010
202-10734-02
v1.0
Mobile Broadband 11n
Wireless Router MBR1210
User Manual
ENGLISH
Routeur sans fil MBR1210 11n
à haut débit mobile
Guide de l’utilisateur
FRANÇAIS CANADIEN
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Revision History
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Chapter 1
Connecting to the Internet
Hardware Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Router Stand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Router Front Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Router Back Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Router Label. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Log In to Your Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Access the Configuration Assistant after Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Manually Configure Your Internet Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Broadband Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Mobile Broadband Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Ethernet Broadband Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Chapter 2
Wireless Network Configuration
Planning Your Wireless Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Wireless Placement and Range Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Wireless Security Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Manually Configure Your Wireless Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Configuring WEP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Configuring WPA, WPA2, or WPA + WPA2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Use Push 'N' Connect (WPS) to Configure Your Wireless Network. . . . . .31
WPS Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
WPS PIN Entry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Add Wireless Computers That Do Not Support WPS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
SIM Card PIN Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
SIM Card Modem Unlock Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Chapter 3
Content Filtering
Viewing, Selecting, and Saving Logged Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Log Message Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Blocking Sites and Keywords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41
Blocking Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Setting Your Time Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Scheduling Firewall Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Enabling Security Event Email Notification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
Chapter 4
Managing Your Network
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Router Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47
Showing Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49
Connection Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
Viewing Attached Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
Backing Up, Restoring, or Erasing Your Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
Backing Up the Configuration to a File. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
Restoring the Configuration from a File . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
Erasing the Configuration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53
Protecting Access to Your Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54
Changing the Built-In Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54
Changing the Administrator Login Time-Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
Running Diagnostic Utilities and Rebooting the Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56
Upgrading the Router Firmware. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57
Chapter 5
Advanced
SIM Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59
Advanced Wireless Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60
Wireless Station Access Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61
Restricting Access by MAC Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61
Wireless Repeating Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63
Port Forwarding and Port Triggering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64
Port Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64
Port Triggering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65
WAN Setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66
Setting Up a Default DMZ Server. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67
LAN Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68
DHCP Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69
Reserved IP Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70
QoS Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71
QoS Priority Rule List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72
QoS Priority Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Dynamic DNS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76
Using Static Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
Static Route Example. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
Enabling Remote Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Universal Plug and Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80
Traffic Meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
Chapter 6
Troubleshooting
Basic Functioning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Troubleshooting Access to the Router Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85
Troubleshooting the ISP Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86
Connecting to the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86
Troubleshooting Internet Browsing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
Troubleshooting a TCP/IP Network Using the Ping Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . .88
Testing the LAN Path to Your Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88
Testing the Path from Your Computer to a Remote Device . . . . . . . . . .89
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Problems with Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Restoring the Default Configuration and Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Appendix A
Supplemental Information
Factory Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93
Technical Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Related Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96
Appendix B
Compliance Notification
Index