Your ISP uses DHCP to assign your DNS servers. Your ISP automatically
assigns this address.
Get Automatically from ISP
If you know that your ISP does not automatically transmit DNS addresses
to the modem router during login, select this option and enter the IP address
of your ISP primary DNS server. If secondary and tertiary DNS server
addresses are available, enter them also.
Use These DNS Servers
Router MAC Address
The Ethernet MAC address that the modem router uses on the Internet port. Some ISPs register the MAC
address of the network interface card in your computer when your account is first opened.They accept traffic
only from the MAC address of that computer.
This feature allows your modem router to use your computer’s MAC address (also called cloning).
Use the default MAC address.Use Default Address
The modem router captures and uses the MAC address of the computer that
you are now using.You must use the one computer that is registered by the
Use Computer MAC Address
Enter the MAC address that you want to use. By default, the field displays
the MAC address of the Internet port.
Use This MAC Address
Enter the vendor class identifier (VCI) string, as indicated by your ISP.
If your ISP did not provide you with a VCI string, leave this field blank.
Vendor Class Identifier String
Enter the client identifier (client ID) string, as indicated by your ISP.
If your ISP did not provide you with a client ID string, leave this field blank.
Client Identifier String (option
12. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
13. Click the Test button to test your Internet connection.
If the NETGEAR website does not display within one minute, see Troubleshoot the Internet Connection
on page 203.
Specify an ADSL Connection With a Login and PPPoA or PPPoE
If you want to manually configure the ADSL connection settings, use the information that your ISP gave you
to log in and connect to your Internet service. If you cannot find this information, contact your ISP. Entering
incorrect information might prevent the modem router from connecting to the Internet.
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7000v2