a. Select the RIP direction:
•Both. The router broadcasts its routing table periodically and incorporates information that it receives.
•Out Only. The router broadcasts its routing table periodically.
•In Only. The router incorporates the RIP information that it receives.
b. Select a RIP version:
•Disabled. This is the default setting.
•RIP-1. This format is universally supported. It is adequate for most networks, unless you are using an
unusual network setup.
•RIP-2. This format carries more information. Both RIP-2B and RIP-2M send the routing data in RIP-2
format. RIP-2B uses subnet broadcasting. RIP-2M uses multicasting.
8. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
If you changed the LAN IP address of the router, you are disconnected when this change takes effect.
9. To reconnect, close your browser, relaunch it, and log in to the router
Change the Router’s Device Name
The router’s default device name is based on its model number, which is R8500. This device name displays in the
file manager when you browse your network.
To change the router’s device name:
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 router user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select ADVANCED > Setup > LAN Setup.
The LAN Setup page displays.
5. In the Device Name field, type a new name.
6. Click the Apply button.