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 PPPoE.
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
is also indicated by the underline (_) under the IPv6 address. If no address is acquired, the field
displays Not Available.
•Router’s IPv6 Address On LAN. This field shows the IPv6 address that is acquired for the modem
router’s LAN interface. The number after the slash (/) is the length of the prefix, which is also indicated
by the underline (_) under the IPv6 address. If no address is acquired, the field displays Not Available.
6. In the Login field, enter the login information for the ISP connection.
This is usually the name that you use in your email address. For example, if your main mail account is
JerAB@ISP.com, you would enter JerAB in this field. Some ISPs (such as Earthlink) require that you
use your full email address when you log in. If your ISP requires your full email address, enter it in this
7. In the Password field, enter the password for the ISP connection.
8. In the Service Name (If Required) field, enter a service name.
If your ISP did not provide a service name, leave this field blank.
The default setting of the Connection Mode menu is Always On to provide a steady
IPv6 connection.The modem router never terminates the connection. If the connection
is terminated, for example, when the modem is turned off, the modem router attempts
to reestablish the connection immediately after the PPPoE connection becomes
9. 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.
10. To specify the interface ID for the IPv6 address of the modem router’s LAN interface, select the Use
This Interface ID check box, and enter the interface ID.
If you do not specify an ID here, the modem router generates one automatically from its MAC address.
Manage the Internet Settings Manually
Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7000v2