Netgear WNDR4500 WNDR4500 User Manual

Netgear WNDR4500 Manual

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  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 1
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 User Manual 350 East Plumeria Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA September 2011 202-10875-01 v1.0
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 ©2011 NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means without the written ...
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    ...15 Use NETGEAR Genie after Installation ...16 Upgrade Router Firmware ...16 Router Dashboard (Basic Home Screen) ...17 Add Wireless Devices or Computers to Your Network ...18 Manual Method...18 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Method ...18 Chapter 3 Genie Basic Settings ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 WAN Setup...33 Default DMZ Server ...34 Change the MTU Size ...34 LAN Setup ...36 LAN Setup ... ...49 Safely Remove a USB Drive ...50 Media Server Settings ...51 Specify Approved USB Devices ...51 Connect to the USB Drive from a ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Wireless Repeating Function (WDS) ...73 Wireless Repeating Function ...74 Set Up the Base ... ...99 Troubleshooting PPPoE ...100 Troubleshooting Internet Browsing ...101 Changes Not Saved ...101 Wireless Connectivity ...102 Wireless ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 6
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Factory Settings ...105 Technical Specifications...107 Appendix B Notification of Compliance Index 6
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 7
    ... Setup Getting to know your router 1 The N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 provides you with an easy and secure way to set up a wireless home network with fast ... to your home network. If you have not already set up your new router using the installation guide ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Unpack Your Router Open the box and remove the ...package contents Your box should contain the following items N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 AC power adapter (plug varies by region) Category 5 (Cat 5) Ethernet cable Installation guide...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 • • In an elevated location such as a high shelf, keeping the number of walls and ceilings between ... and icons shown in the following figure. WPS button and LED Wireless On/Off button Power Internet 2.4 wireless network 5 ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 10
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Table 1. Front panel LED descriptions LED Description Solid amber. The unit is starting up after being powered on. Solid green. The power is on, and the router is ready. Blinking amber. A firmware update is in progress. Blinking...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Back Panel The back panel has the connections shown in the following figure. USB ports LAN Ethernet ports 1-4 Internet port Reset button Power Power On/Off button Figure 3. Router, rear view See Factory Settings on page ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Label The label on the bottom of the router shows the WPS PIN, login information, MAC address, and... MAC address Preset WiFi Password Preset SSID Figure 4. The label shows unique information about your router Hardware Setup 12
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 13
    ...This chapter explains how to use NETGEAR Genie to set up your router after you complete cabling as described in the installation guide and in the previous chapter in this book. This chapter contains the following sections Router Setup Preparation Types of Logins and ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Router Setup Preparation You can set up your router with the ... network name (SSID) and password for wireless access. This information is on the label located on the bottom of your router. • Getting Started with NETGEAR Genie ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 15
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 NETGEAR Genie Setup NETGEAR Genie runs on any device with a web browser. It is the easiest way to set up the router because it automates many of the steps and verifies that those steps have been successfully completed. It takes ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 16
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Use NETGEAR Genie after Installation When you first set up your router, NETGEAR Genie automatically starts when... on a computer that is connected to the router. You can use NETGEAR Genie again if you want to view or change settings for the ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 17
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Router Dashboard (Basic Home Screen) The router Basic Home screen has a dashboard that... screen displays when you log in to the router. Internet. Set, update, and check the ISP settings of your router. Wireless. View or change the...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Add Wireless Devices or Computers to Your Network Choose either the manual or the WPS ... network: If your wireless device supports WPS (Push 'N' Connect), follow these steps: 1. Press the WPS button on the router front panel . 2. Within 2 minutes, ...
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    3. Genie Basic Settings Your Internet connection and network 3 This chapter explains the features available from the Genie Basic Home screen, ... the following sections Internet Setup Attached Devices Parental Controls ReadySHARE USB Storage Basic Wireless Settings Guest ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Internet Setup The Internet Setup screen is where you view or change ISP information. 1. From the Home screen, select Internet. The following screen displays: Scroll to view more settings The fields that display in the ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 21
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Internet Service Provider Encapsulation. ISP types. The choices are PPPoE, PPTP, or L2TP. Login. The login name provided by your ISP. This is often an email address. Password. The password that you use to log in to your ISP....
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Attached Devices You can view all computers or devices that are currently connected to your network here. From the Basic Home screen, select Attached Devices to display the following screen: Wired devices are connected to the ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Parental Controls The first time you select Parental Controls from the Basic Home screen, you are automatically directed to the Internet, where you can learn more about Live Parental Controls or download the application. The ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 24
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 This screen displays the following: • • Network/Device Name. The default is \\readyshare. This is the ...the USB device. Share Name. If only one device is connected, the default share name is USB_Storage. You can click the name...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 If you use a wireless computer to change the wireless network name (SSID) or other ... what the network name (SSID) or password is, look on the label on the bottom of your router. Wireless Settings Screen Fields Region Selection ...
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    ...Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Enable Wireless Isolation. If this check box is selected, then wireless clients (computers or...setting allows 802.11n devices to connect at this speed. Security Options Settings The Security Options section of the Wireless Settings screen...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Guest Networks Adding a guest network allows visitors at your home to use the Internet without giving them your wireless security key. You can add a guest network to each wireless network: 2.4 GHz b/g/n and 5.0 GHz a/n.  To ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Guest Network Wireless Security Options A security option is the type of security protocol applied to your... wireless network interface cards, but not all wireless access points. It is superseded by WPA2-PSK. WPA2-PSK is stronger...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 29
    4. Genie Advanced Home Specifying custom settings 4 This screen is also displayed through the Administration menu. This chapter ... the following sections Setup Wizard WPS Wizard Setup Menu WAN Setup LAN Setup Quality of Service (QoS) Setup Some selections on the Advanced Home screen are described...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Setup Wizard The NETGEAR Genie installation process is launched the first time you set up the router. After setting up the router the first time, if you want to perform this task again, you can run Setup Wizard from the Advanced...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 31
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 WPS Wizard The WPS Wizard helps you add a WPS-capable client device (a wireless device or computer) to your network. On the client device you need to either press its WPS button or locate its WPS PIN. To use the WPS Wizard: 1. Select ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Within 2 minutes, go to the client device and use its WPS software to join the network without entering a password. The router attempts to add the WPS-capable device. The WPS LED on the front of the router blinks green. When the router ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 33
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 WAN Setup The WAN Setup screen lets you configure a DMZ (demilitarized zone) server, change the Maximum Transmit Unit (MTU) size, and enable the router to respond to a ping on the WAN (Internet) port. Select Advanced > Setup > ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Default DMZ Server The default DMZ server feature is helpful when you are using some online games and videoconferencing applications that are incompatible with Network Address Translation (NAT). The router is programmed to ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 35
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 • • America Online's DSL service You use VPN and have severe performance problems. You used a program to optimize MTU for performance reasons, and now you have connectivity or performance problems. Note: An incorrect ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 36
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 LAN Setup The LAN Setup screen allows configuration of LAN IP services such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Routing Information Protocol (RIP). The router is shipped preconfigured to use private IP addresses on...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 37
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 LAN Setup Screen Settings LAN TCP/IP Setup • • IP Address. The LAN IP address of the router. IP ... on the LAN. For most applications, the default DHCP and TCP/IP settings of the router are satisfactory. Genie Advanced Home 37
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 You can specify the pool of IP addresses to be assigned by setting the starting IP address and ending IP address. These addresses should be part of the same IP address subnet as the router's LAN IP address. Using the default addressing ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 39
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Quality of Service (QoS) Setup QoS is an advanced feature that can be used to prioritize some types of traffic ahead of others. The N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router can provide QoS prioritization over the wireless link and...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 QoS for Applications and Online Gaming  To create a QoS policy for applications and online games: 1. In the QoS Setup screen, select the Turn Internet Access QoS On check box. 2. Click the Setup QoS Rule button to see the ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 a. If you add a new entry, the Priority Rules screen expands as shown: b. In the QoS Policy for field, enter a descriptive name for the new application or game. c. In the Connection Type list, select either TCP, UDP, or both (...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 4. From the Priority Category list, select Ethernet LAN Port, as shown in the following figure: 5. From the LAN port list, select the LAN port that will have a QoS policy. 6. From the Priority list, select the priority that ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 3. From the Priority Category list, select MAC Address to display the following screen: 4. If the ... the QoS Setup screen. 7. In the QoS Setup screen, select the Turn Internet Access QoS On check box. 8. Click Apply. Editing or ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 44
    ... your router. Be aware that the USB port on the router can be used only to connect USB storage devices like .... Do not connect computers, USB modems, CD drives, or DVD drives to the router USB port. ... Safely Remove a USB Drive Media Server Settings Specify Approved USB Devices Connect to the USB Drive ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 USB Drive Requirements The router works with 1.0 and 1.1 (USB Full Speed) and 2.0 (USB ... the router. ReadySHARE Access Once you have set up your router, you can connect any USB storage device and share the contents with other ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 • • Sharing multimedia with friends and family such as MP3 files, pictures, and other multimedia with local and remote users. Sharing resources on your network. You might want to store files in a central location so that ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 • There are two user accounts: admin and guest. The password for admin is the same one that you use to access the router. By default, it is password. The guest user account has no password. On the FTP site, the person receiving the ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Note: If you logged in to the router before you connected your USB device, you might not see your USB device in the router screens until you log out and then log back in again. Add or Edit a Network Folder 1. You can access this feature ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 The user name (account name) for All - no password is guest. The password for admin is the same one that is used to log in to the router. By default, it is password. 4. Click Apply for your changes to take effect. USB Storage...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 FTP (via internet). Disabled by default. If you enable this setting, remote users can access the USB drive through FTP over the Internet. This setting supports both downloading and uploading of files. Available Network Folders ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Media Server Settings By default, the router is set up to act as a Ready DLNA Media server, which lets you view movies and photos on DLNA/UPnP AV-compliant media players, such as Xbox360, Playstation, and ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 52
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500  To set up approved USB devices: 1. Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > USB Settings. The following screen displays: 2. Click the Approved Devices button. The USB Drive Approved Devices screen displays: This screen shows ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 If you want to work with another USB device, you have to first click the Safely Remove USB ... from remote computers with a web browser, you have to use the router's Internet port IP address. If you are using Dynamic DNS, you can...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 54
    ... Security Keeping unwanted content out of your network 6 This chapter explains how to use the basic firewall features of the router to prevent objectionable content from reaching the PCs and other devices connected to your network. This chapter includes the ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 55
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Keyword Blocking of HTTP Traffic Use keyword blocking to prevent certain types of HTTP traffic from accessing your network. The blocking can be always or according to a schedule. 1. Select Advanced > Security > Block Sites to ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Block Services (Port Filtering) Services are functions performed by server computers at the request of client computers. For example, web servers serve web pages, time servers serve time and date information, and game hosts serve data ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 3. Click Add to add a service. The Block Services Setup screen displays: 4. From the Service Type list, select the application or service to allow or block. The list already displays several common services, but you are not ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 58
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500  To schedule blocking: 1. Select Advanced > Security > Schedule to display the following screen: 2. ... Event Email Notifications To receive logs and alerts by email, provide your email information in the Email screen, and specify...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 59
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500  To set up email notifications: 1. Select Advanced > Security > Email to display the following screen: 2. To receive email logs and alerts from the router, select the Turn Email Notification On check box. 3. In the Your ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 60
    ... the volume of Internet traffic passing through your router's Internet port. This chapter includes the following sections Upgrade the Router Firmware View Router Status View Logs of Web Access or Attempted Web Access Manage the Configuration File Set ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Upgrade the Router Firmware The router firmware (routing software) is stored in flash memory. ... product. You can use the Check button on the Router Update screen to check and update to the latest firmware for your product if new ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 View Router Status To view router status and usage information, select Advanced Home or ... (WAN) port of the router. If no address is shown or the address is 0.0.0, the router cannot connect to the Internet. Administration 62
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Connection. This shows if the router is using a fixed IP address on the WAN. If...as www.netgear.com into IP addresses. Statistics Button On the Router Status screen, in the Internet Provider (WAN) Setup pane, click the Statistics...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Connection Status Button On the Router Status screen in the Internet Connection pane, click the Connection Status button to view connection status information. Figure 7. View connection status information The Release button returns the ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Wireless Settings (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) The following settings are displayed: Name (SSID). The wireless network... box only if you want to prevent wireless connections to the router. Wi-Fi Protected Setup. Indicates whether Wi-Fi ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Guest Network (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Name (SSID). The 11N wireless network name (SSID) used by the router. The default names are NETGEAR-Guest and NETGEAR-5G-Guest. Wireless AP. Indicates whether the radio feature of the router is...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Select Advanced > Administration > Logs. The Logs screen displays. The log screen shows the following information Date and time. The date and time the log entry was recorded. Source IP. The IP address of the initiating device ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Back Up Settings  To back up the router's configuration settings: 1. Select Advanced > Administration > Backup Settings to display the following screen: 2. Click Back Up to save a copy of the current settings. 3. Choose a location ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Erase sets the user name to admin, the password to password, and the LAN IP address to 192.168.1.1, and enables the router's DHCP. Set Password This feature allows you to change the default password that is used to log in to ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 3. Click Apply to save your changes. When you use your browser to access the router, the login window displays. If password recovery is enabled, when you click Cancel, the password recovery process starts. You can then enter the...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 71
    ... concepts who want to set the router up for unique situations such as when remote access from the Internet by IP or ... chapter includes the following sections Advanced Wireless Settings Wireless Repeating Function (WDS) Port ... Set Up Port Forwarding to Local Servers Set Up Port Triggering Dynamic DNS ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Advanced Wireless Settings Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > Wireless ...WPS Settings.You can add WPS devices to your network. AP Mode. You can make the WNDR4500 function as an access point. Wireless Card Access List. Click the Set Up Access List button...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Wireless Repeating Function (WDS) You can set the N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router up to be used as a wireless access point (AP). Doing this enables the router to act as a wireless repeater. A wireless ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Wireless Repeater. The router sends all traffic from its local ... access point. To configure this mode, you have to know the MAC address of the remote parent access point. The WNDR4500 router is always in dual band concurrent mode, unless you turn off ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Repeater IP Address. If your router is the repeater, enter the IP address of...Station MAC Address. If your router is the repeater, enter the MAC address for the access point that is the base station. • Wireless Base Station. If ...
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    ... Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 2. Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > Wireless Repeating Function to display the ... to avoid conflicts with the wireless connection to the base station. Note: If you are using the WNDR4500 base station with a non-NETGEAR router as the repeater, you might need to ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 3. Fill in the Repeater IP Address field. This IP address has to be in the same subnet as the base station, but different from the LAN IP address of the base station. 4. Click Apply to save your changes. 5. Verify connectivity ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 the web page request message to www.example.com, your router stores the original information... globally unique and cannot be used on the Internet. • The source port number is changed to a number chosen by the router, such as 33333. ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 triggering function of your router, you can tell the router to open ... particular outgoing port originates a session. An example is Internet Relay Chat (IRC). Your computer connects to an IRC server at destination port 6667. The IRC server ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Port Forwarding to Permit External Host Communications In both of the preceding examples, your computer initiates an application session with a server computer on the Internet. However, you might need to allow a client computer ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 81
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 How Port Forwarding Differs from Port Triggering The following points summarize the differences between port ... IP address, use the reserved IP address feature of your N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router. Advanced Settings 81
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 1. Select Advanced Setup > Port Forwarding/Port Triggering to display the following screen: Port Forwarding is selected as the service type. 2. From the Service Name list, select the service or game that you will host on your ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 3. Click the Add Custom Service button to display the following screen: 4. In the Service Name field, enter a descriptive name. 5. In the Protocol list, select the protocol. If you are unsure, select TCP/UDP. 6. In the Starting...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 2. In the Port Forwarding screen, configure the router to forward the HTTP service to the local ... the name as described in Dynamic DNS on page 86. To access your web server from the Internet, a remote user has to know the IP address that ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 2. Select the Port Triggering radio button to display the port triggering information. 3. Clear the Disable Port Triggering check box if it is selected. Note: If the Disable Port Triggering check box is selected after you ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 6. Click Add Service to display the following screen: 7. In the Service Name field, type a descriptive service name. 8. In the Service User list, select Any (the default) to allow this service to be used by any computer on the ...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 host name that you configure in the router. Then, whenever your ISP-assigned IP address changes, your router automatically contacts the Dynamic DNS service provider, logs in to your account, and registers your new IP address. If...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 88
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Static Routes Static routes provide additional routing information to your router. Under... modem to an ISP. You have an ISDN router on your home network for connecting to the company where you are employed. This router's address...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500  To set up a static route: 1. Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > Static Routes, and click Add to display the following screen: 2. In the Route Name field, type a name for this static route (for identification purposes only...
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    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Remote Management The remote management feature lets you upgrade or check the status of your N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router over the Internet.  To set up remote management: 1. Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 91
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Normal web browser access uses the standard HTTP service port 80. For greater security, enter a custom ... nterface. Choose a number between 1024 and 65535, but do not use the number of any common service port. The default is 8080, which is ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 92
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500  To turn on Universal Plug and Play: 1. Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > UPnP. The UPnP screen displays. 2. The available settings and information in this screen are: Turn UPnP On. UPnP can be enabled or disabled for ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 93
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 IPv6 You can use this feature to set up an IPv6 Internet connection type if NETGEAR Genie does not detect it automatically.  To set up an IPv6 Internet connection type: 1. Select Advanced > Advanced Setup > IPv6 to display ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 94
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500  To monitor Internet traffic: 1. Click Advanced > Advanced Setup > Traffic Meter to display ...: • The Internet LED flashes green or amber. • The Internet connection is disconnected and disabled. 7. Set up Internet Traffic ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 95
    ... following sections Quick Tips Troubleshooting with the LEDs Cannot Log In to the Router Cannot Access the Internet Changes Not Saved Wireless Connectivity Restore the Factory Settings and Password Troubleshoot Your Network Using the Ping Utility 95
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 96
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Quick Tips This section describes tips for troubleshooting some common problems Sequence to Restart Your Network Be sure to restart your network in this sequence: 1. Turn off and unplug the modem. 2. Turn off the router and ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 97
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Troubleshooting with the LEDs After you turn on power to the router, the following sequence of ... the router firmware is corrupted. This can happen if a firmware upgrade is interrupted, or if the router detects a problem with the ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 98
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 If all LEDs are still on 1 minute after power-up: • • Cycle the power to see if the router recovers. Press and hold the Reset button to return the router to its factory settings as explained in Restore the Factory Settings ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 99
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 • • If you are using an Ethernet-connected computer, check the Ethernet connection between the computer and the router as described in the previous section. Make sure that your computer's IP address is on the same subnet ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 100
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 If your router is still unable to obtain an IP address from the ISP,... are using PPPoE, try troubleshooting your Internet connection.  To troubleshoot a PPPoE connection: 1. Log in to the router. 2. Select Administration > Router ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 101
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 If any of the steps indicate Failed, you can attempt to reconnect by clicking Connect. The router continues to attempt to connect indefinitely. If you cannot connect after several minutes, you might be using an incorrect service...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 102
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Wireless Connectivity If you are having trouble connecting wirelessly to the router, try to isolate the problem. • Does the wireless device or computer that you are using find your wireless network? If ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 103
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Troubleshoot Your Network Using the Ping Utility Most network devices and routers contain a ping utility that sends an echo request packet to the designated device. The device then responds with an echo reply. Troubleshooting a ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 104
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Test the Path from Your Computer to a Remote Device After verifying that the LAN path works correctly, test the path from your computer to a remote device. 1. From the Windows toolbar, click the Start button, and then select Run...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 105
    ... Supplemental Information A This appendix provides factory default settings and technical specifications for the N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500. Factory Settings You can return the router to its factory settings. Use the ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 106
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Table 4. Factory default settings (Continued) Feature Local network DHCP starting IP address (LAN) continued DHCP ending IP address DMZ Time zone Time zone adjusted for daylight savings time SNMP Firewall Inbound (communications...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 107
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Technical Specifications Table 5. WNDR4500 Router specifications Feature Data and routing protocols Power adapter Description TCP/IP, RIP-1, RIP-2, DHCP, PPPoE, PPTP, Bigpond, Dynamic DNS, UPnP, and SMB ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 108
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Table 5. WNDR4500 Router specifications (Continued) Feature Operating frequency range Description 2.4 GHz 2.412-2.462 GHz (US) 2.412-2.472 GHz (Japan) 2.412-2.472 GHz (Europe ETSI) 5 GHz 5.18-5.24 + 5.745-5.825 GHz (US...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 109
    B. Notification of Compliance NETGEAR Dual Band - Wireless B Regulatory Compliance Information This section includes user requirements for operating this product in accordance with National laws for usage of radio spectrum and operation of radio devices....
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 110
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Español [Spanish] Por medio de la presente NETGEAR Inc. declara que el Radiolan cumple con los requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE. ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 111
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Íslenska [Icelandic] Norsk [Norwegian] Hér með lýsir...CA 95134, declare under our sole responsibility that the N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 complies with Part 15 Subpart B of FCC CFR47 Rules. Operation is subject to the following...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 112
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 • For product available in the USA market, only channel 1~11 can be operated. Selection of ... Radio Interference Regulations This digital apparatus (N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500) does not exceed the Class B ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 113
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 Interference Reduction Table The table below shows the Recommended Minimum Distance between NETGEAR equipment and household appliances to reduce interference (in feet and meters). Household Appliance Recommended Minimum Distance...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 114
    ...USB devices 51 attached devices 22 authentication, required by mail server 59 automatic firmware checking 61 automatic Internet connection 30 QoS 39 repeater unit 76 user-defined services 56 connecting wirelessly 8 country setting 30 crossover cable...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 115
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 F factory default settings, restoring 68, 102 factory settings list of 105 resetting 12 file sharing 45 firmware version 62 firmware, upgrading 16, 61 fragmentation length 72 fragmented data packets 34 front panel 9 keywords 55 L label,...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 116
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 P packets, fragmented 34 Parental Controls 23 passphrases changing 26 product label 12 password recovery, admin 69 password, restoring 102 photos, sharing 46 poll interval 63 port filtering 56 port forwarding 77, 80, 81 port ...
  • Netgear WNDR4500 | WNDR4500 User Manual - Page 117
    N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR4500 remote computer connection 53 specifying approved devices 51 unmounting a USB drive 50 USB devices, approved 51 user-defined services 56 V viewing logs 66 router status 62 W WAN IP address, troubleshooting 99 WAN setup 33 Wi-...



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