Select how the Internet connection functions:
•Always On. Once the Internet connection is established, it remains active.This
is the default setting.
•Dial on Demand. When someone attempts to connect to the Internet, the
Internet connection is established. When the idle time-out period expires, the
Internet connection is terminated.
•Manually Connect.You must connect to the Internet manually (see View,
Establish, or Terminate the PPPoE or PPPoA Internet Connection on page 232).
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 automatically.)
Idle Timeout (In Minutes)
Internet IP Address
Your ISP uses DHCP to assign your IP address. Your ISP automatically assigns
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
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
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 X4S AC2600 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7800