NETOPIA 3386-ENT Network Router user manual

The following instructions assume that you want to use the automatic configuration and address sharing features of the Router to provide IP information to devices on your local

Ethernet network.

DSL or Cable

1. Configure your computer to use an IP address on the same TCP/IP network as

Cayman Router the Cayman Router.

CD & Quickstart

Windows 95/98 or Windows ME:

Right-Click on the N e t w o r k N e i g h b o r h o o d icon on your Windows desktop and select P r o p e r t i e s from the pull-down menu.

In the list of network components, highlight the entry that says

T C P / I P ( [ y o u r E t h e r n e t c a r d h e r e ] ) .

Gray RJ-45

Click the P r o p e r t i e s button.

Yellow RJ-45

Connect each computer or other device to a switch port on the back of the Router with an Ethernet cable (maximum length 100 meters). If you need more than four ports, connect a hub or switch to the Router using a standard Ethernet cable.

Proceed to the next section Configure Your Cayman Router.

Windows 2000 and XP

Proceed to the next section Configure Your PC for Dynamic Addressing.

Set up your Router

Click the O b t a i n a n I P a d d r e s s a u t o m a t i c a l l y radio button. Click the DNS Configuration tab. Click the D i s a b l e D N S radio button. Click the Gateway tab and remove any installed Gateways. Click the O K button twice. When prompted, restart your PC.

Right Click on the M y N e t w o r k P l a c e s icon on your Windows desktop and select

Properties.

1. After unpacking your Cayman Router shipping carton, decide where you want

Select your L o c a l A r e a C o n n e c t i o n . to locate the Router.

Right click on your L o c a l A r e a C o n n e c t i o n and select P r o p e r t i e s .

You should install the Router near your PC or another location that permits easy access and visibility. You can lay the Cayman Router flat or mount it on a wall. Make sure any

Ethernet cables are kept away from power cords, fluorescent lighting fixtures, and other sources of electrical interference. Put the Router in a location where air can circulate freely around it.

Select I n t e r n e t P r o t o c o l [ T C P / I P ] .

Click the P r o p e r t i e s button.

Click the O b t a i n I P a d d r e s s a u t o m a t i c a l l y radio button and the O b t a i n D N S s e r v e r a d d r e s s a u t o m a t i c a l l y radio button. Click the O K button.

Proceed to the next section Configure Your Cayman Router.

Macintosh Mac OS

Your Macintosh must be using MacOS 7.6.1 or higher.

Configure Your Cayman Router

Select C o n t r o l P a n e l s from the Apple Menu.

Open the TCP/IP Control Panel.

1. Run a Telnet application from the computer on the same network as the

Choose C o n n e c t v i a E t h e r n e t .

Choose C o n f i g u r e U s i n g D H C P S e r v e r. Close and Save.

You do not have to restart the Macintosh.

Proceed to the next section Configure Your Cayman Router.

Launch System Preferences from the Dock or from the Apple Menu.

Ethernet IP Address:

Ethernet Subnet Mask: