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 a secondary DNS server address is
available, enter it also.
Use These DNS Servers
NAT (Network Address Translation)
NAT allows computers on your home network to share the modem router Internet connection. NAT is enabled
by default because it is required in most situations. Select the NAT setting:
•Enable. NAT is enabled.This is the default setting. Leave this setting if no reason to disable NAT exists.
•Disable. NAT is disabled.
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
11. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
12. 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.
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7000v2