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DSL-G684T Wireless ADSL Router User Guide
computer. It may however be necessary to change some settings in the device, including account information used to
identify and verify the connection.
All connections to the Internet require a unique global IP address. For bridged connections, the global IP settings must
reside in a TCP/IP enabled device on the LAN side of the bridge, such as a PC, a server, a gateway device such as a
router or similar firewall hardware. The IP address can be assigned in a number of ways. Your network service provider
will give you instructions about any additional connection software or NIC configuration that may be required.
Information you will need from your ADSL service provider:
This is the Username used to log on to your ADSL service
provider’s network. It is commonly in the form −
firstname.lastname@example.org Your ADSL service provider uses this to
identify your account.
Record info here
This is the Password used, in conjunction with the Username
above, to log on to your ADSL service provider’s network.
This is used to verify the identity of your account.
WAN Setting /
These settings describe the method your ADSL service
provider uses to transport data between the Internet and
your computer. Most users will use the default settings. You
may need to specify one of the following WAN Setting and
Connection Type configurations (Connection Type settings
listed in parenthesis):
PPPoE/PPoA (PPPoE LLC, PPPoA LLC or PPPoA VC-Mux)
Bridge Mode (1483 Bridged IP LLC or
1483 Bridged IP VC-Mux)
Static IP Address (Bridged IP LLC, 1483 Bridged IP VC-Mux,
1483 Routed IP LLC, 1483 Routed IP VC-Mux or IPoA)
Dynamic IP Address (1483 Bridged IP LLC or 1483 Bridged IP
Default = PPPoE/PPPoA (PPPoE LLC)
ADSL uses various standardized modulation techniques to
transmit data over the allotted signal frequencies. Some
users may need to change the type of modulation used for
their service. The default DSL modulation (ADSL2+ Multi-
Mode) used for the Router automatically detects all types of
ADSL, ADSL2, and ADSL2+ modulation. However, if you are
instructed to specify the modulation type used for the
Router, you may choose among the numerous options
available on the Modulation Type drop-down menu on the
ADSL Configuration window (Advanced > ADSL)
This is the method your ADSL service provider will use to
verify your Username and Password when you log on to their
network. Your Router supports the PAP and CHAP protocols.
Most users will not be required to change this setting. The
Virtual Path Identifier (VPI) is used in conjunction with the
Virtual Channel Identifier