If you select Dial on Demand from the Connection Mode menu, enter the
idle time-out period in minutes.
The idle time-out specifies how long the modem router keeps the Internet
connection active when no one on the network is using the Internet
connection. The default is 5 minutes. To disable the idle time-out, enter 0.
(When you disable the idle time-out, the connection is not terminated
Idle Timeout (Minutes)
Internet IP Address or IPTV IP Address (depending on your selection in Step 7)
Your ISP uses DHCP to assign your IP address. Your ISP automatically
assigns these addresses.
Get Dynamically from ISP
Enter the IP address, IP subnet mask, and gateway IP address that your ISP
assigned you for static IP address service. The gateway is the ISP router to
which your modem router connects.
Use Static IP Address
Domain Name Server (DNS) Address
The DNS server is used to look up site addresses based on their domain names.
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 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
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7000v2