7. Select an IP Address Assignment radio button:
Use DHCP Server. The modem router assigns IPv6 addresses to the devices on your home network
(the LAN) through a DHCP server. This method passes more information to LAN devices, but some
IPv6 systems might not support the DHCPv6 client function. This is the default setting.
Auto Config.The modem router automatically configures its IPv6 address based on the IPv6 protocol.
8. In the IPv6 Address/Prefix Length fields, specify the static IPv6 address and prefix length of the modem
router’s LAN interface.
If you do not specify an address here, the modem router generates one automatically from its MAC
9. Select the IPv6 filtering mode:
Secured. In secured mode, which is the default mode, the modem router inspects both TCP and
UDP packets.
Open. In open mode, the modem router inspects UDP packets only.
10. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
Set Up an IPv6 DHCP Connection
An IPv6 DHCP connection is based on a dynamic IPv6 address that a DHCPv6 server assigns to the modem
Follow the directions that your IPv6 ISP gave you.Note
To set up an IPv6 Internet connection with a DHCP server:
1. Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device that is connected to the network.
2. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
3. Enter the modem router user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > IPv6.
The IPv6 page displays.
5. From the Internet Connection Type menu, select DHCP.
The page adjusts.
The modem router automatically detects the information in the following fields:
Router’s IPv6 Address On WAN. This field shows the IPv6 address that is acquired for the modem
router’s WAN (or Internet) interface. The number after the slash (/) is the length of the prefix, which
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7000v2
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