Aug 11

This article teaches you how to set the D-Link gaming router to configure WAN settings,Include PPPOE and DHCP .D-Link gaming router such as DGL-4100,DGL-4300 and DGL-4500.

1.DHCP Case

Step 1 Open a web browser and type the IP address of the gaming router in the address bar (default is 192.168.0.1). Press Enter.

Step 2 The default password is blank (nothing). Click Log In.

Step 3 Click WAN on the left side.

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Step 4: In the Modes section configure the following:

  • WAN Mode – Select DHCP
  • Use these DNS Servers – Select this option to manually enter DNS servers. DNS servers translate domain names (i.e. dlink.com) to IP addresses (i.e. 64.7.210.130).
  • Primary DNS Server – If you selected Use these DNS Servers enter the domain name or IP address of your primary DNS server.
  • Secondary DNS Server – If you selected the Use these DNS Server enter the domain name or IP address of your secondary DNS server (optional).

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Step 5: Click Advanced and configure the following:

  • MTU – The MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) determines the largest packet size (in bytes). Contact your ISP for your MTU. Typical values are 1500 bytes for an Ethernet connection and 1492 bytes for a PPPoE connection. If the MTU is set too high, packets will be fragmented downstream. If the MTU is set too low, the router will fragment packets unnecessarily and in some cases may be unable to establish connections.
  • Use the default MTU – Select this option to use the default MTU for your WAN connection type.
  • WAN Port Speed – It is recommended leaving this at the default value of Auto.
  • Respond to WAN Ping – Select this option if you want the WAN interface to respond to pings.
  • MAC Cloning Enabled – Select this option if you want to clone the MAC address of the WAN port with your computer.
  • MAC Address – If you selected the MAC Cloning Enabled option enter the MAC address or click Clone Your PC´s MAC Address to clone the MAC address of your PC.
  • Step 6: In the DHCP WAN Mode section enter a host name next to Host Name if this is required by your ISP.

    Step 7: Click Save Settings at the top to save the new settings.

    Step 8: Click Reboot Device.

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    Step 9: In the DHCP WAN Mode section click Renew next to DHCP Connection.

    You should now be able to connect to the Internet.

    2.PPPOE Case

    Step 1 Open a web browser and type the IP address of the gaming router in the address bar (default is 192.168.0.1). Press Enter.

    Step 2 The default password is blank (nothing). Click Log In.

    Step 3 Click WAN on the left side.

    Step 4 In the Modes section configure the following:

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    • WAN Mode – Select PPPoE
    • Use these DNS Servers – Select this option to manually enter DNS servers. DNS servers translate domain names (i.e. dlink.com) to IP addresses (i.e. 64.7.210.130).
    • Primary DNS Server – If you selected Use these DNS Servers enter the domain name or IP address of your primary DNS server.
    • Secondary DNS Server – If you selected the Use these DNS Server enter the domain name or IP address of your secondary DNS server (optional).

    Step 5 Click Advanced and configure the following:

    • MTU – The MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) determines the largest packet size (in bytes). Contact your ISP for your MTU. Typical values are 1500 bytes for an Ethernet connection and 1492 bytes for a PPPoE connection. If the MTU is set too high, packets will be fragmented downstream. If the MTU is set too low, the router will fragment packets unnecessarily and in some cases may be unable to establish connections.
    • Use the default MTU – Select this option to use the default MTU for your WAN connection type.
    • WAN Port Speed – It is recommended leaving this at the default value of Auto.

    Step 6 In the PPPoE WAN Mode section configure the following. If you are unsure about any of the below settings contact your ISP or network administrator.

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    • Username – Enter your username
    • Password – Enter your password
    • Verify Password – Confirm your password
    • Service Name – Enter a service name if required by your ISP
    • Reconnect Mode – Select Always On to keep a connection to the Internet, On demand to automatically connect whenever a request is sent to access the Internet, or Manual to connect manually.
    • Maximum Idle Time – Enter the maximum idle time (in minutes). The maximum idle time is the amount of time when there is no activity in which the Internet connection will disconnect. Enter 0 to always stay connected.

    Step 7 Click Save Settings at the top to save the new settings.

    Step 8 Click Reboot Device.

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