NETGEAR FVS318 Router User Manual

Reference Manual for the Model FVS318 Cable/DSL ProSafe VPN Firewall
2-4 Setting Up the Hardware
The Firewall’s Rear Panel
The rear panel of the FVS318 VPN Firewall (Figure 2-2) contains port connections.
Figure 2-2. FVS318 Rear Panel
The rear panel contains the following features:
Power switch
AC power adapter outlet
Internet (WAN) Ethernet port for connecting the firewall to a cable or DSL modem
Eight Local (LAN) Ethernet ports for connecting the firewall to the local PCs
Factory Default Reset pushbutton
Grounding terminal
Connecting the Firewall
Before using your firewall, you need to do the following:
Connect your cable or DSL modem to the Internet port of the firewall (described next.
Connect your local Ethernet network to the Local port(s) of the firewall (see page 2-5).
Connect the power adapter (see page 2-6)
Note: The Resource CD included with your firewall contains an animated Connection Guide to
help you through this procedure.