>>> DSL-2540T Basic Installation/Configuration
Login to Home Page
To use the web-based management software, launch a suitable web browser and direct it to the IP address of the Router.
Type in http:// followed by the default IP address, 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of the browser. The URL in the
address bar should read: http://192.168.1.1.
A dialog box prompts for the User Name and Password. Type in the default User Name “admin,” and the default
Password “admin” then click the OK button to access the web-based manager.
You should change the web-based manager access user name and password once you have verified that a connection
can be established. The user name and password allows any PC within the same subnet as the Router to access the webbased
Configure the Router
When you successfully connect to the web manager, the Home directory tab will display the Setup Wizard window.
You can launch the Setup Wizard from this page or use the buttons located in the left panel of the web page to view
other windows used for basic configuration.
All configuration and management of the Router is done using the web-based management interface pictured in the
above example. The configuration windows are accessed by clicking on the directory tabs: Home, Advanced, Tools,
Status, and Help. Each tab has associated window buttons in the left hand panel of the web interface. Basic setup of the
Router can be completed in the windows accessed from the Home directory including: (Setup) Wizard, WAN
(Internet), LAN (to configure the IP address of the Router) DHCP, DNS and Dynamic DNS.
To use the Setup Wizard, click the Run Wizard button in the first browser window and follow the instructions in the
pop-up window that appears.
The initial window summarizes the setup process. Click the Next button to proceed. You may stop using the Setup
Wizard at any time by clicking the Exit button. If you exit the wizard you will return to the Setup Wizard window
without saving any of the settings changed during the process.
The first pop-up window of the Setup Wizard lists the basic steps in the process. These steps are as follows:
1. Set the system time.
2. Configure the connection to the Internet.
3. Save the new configuration settings and reboot the system.
Using the Setup Wizard - Choose Time Zone
Choose the time zone you are in from the pull-down menu and click Next. This sets the system time used for the Router.
If you wish to return to the previous window during the setup process, click the Back button.
Using the Setup Wizard - Choose Connection Type
Now select the Connection Type used for the Internet connection. Your ISP has given this information to you. The
connection types available for “Multi-User” Mode are PPPoE/PPPoA, Dynamic IP Address, Static IP Address, and
Bridge Mode. Each connection type has different settings that are configured in the next Setup Wizard window.
Select the Connection Type specific to your service and click Next to go to the next Setup Wizard window. Follow
the instructions below for the type of connection you have selected.
Using the Setup Wizard - For PPPoE/PPPoA connections:
1. Type in the Username and Password used to identify and verify your account to the ISP.
2. Select the specific Connection Type from the drop-down menu. The available PPP connection and
encapsulation types are PPPoE LLC, PPPoA LLC and PPPoA VC-Mux.
3. If you are instructed to change the VPI or VCI number, type in the correct setting in the available entry fields.
Most users will not need to change these settings. The Internet connection cannot function if these values are
4. Click Next to go to the next window and complete the Setup Wizard.
Using the Setup Wizard - Finish and Restart
Finally you can confirm that the setup process is completed. If you are satisfied that you have entered all the necessary
information correctly, click the Restart button to save the new configuration settings and restart the Router. If you need
to change settings from a previous window, click the Back button.
***Note :Do not turn the Router off while it is restarting. After the Router is finished restarting, you are now ready to continue
to configure the Router as desired. You may want to test the WAN connection by accessing the Internet with your