Manage the Modem Router and Monitor the Traffic
AC1600 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D6400
Select one of the following radio buttons and configure the options accordingly:
To allow access from a single IP address on the Internet, select the Only This
Computer radio button. Enter the IP address to be allowed access.
To allow access from a range of IP addresses on the Internet, select the IP Address
Range radio button. Enter a beginning and ending IP address to define the allowed
To allow access from any IP address on the Internet, select the Everyone radio
button. This radio button is selected by default.
8. Specify the port number for accessing the web management interface.
The default port number is 8443, which is a common alternate for HTTPS. For greater
security, enter a custom port number for the remote web management interface. Choose
a number from 1024 to 65535, but do not use the number of any common service port.
9. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
To use remote access:
1. Launch a web browser on a computer that is not on your home network.
2. Enter your modem router’s WAN IP address into your browser’s address or location field
followed by a colon (:) and the custom port number.
For example, if your external address is and you use port number 8443,
enter in your browser.
Remotely Access the Modem Router Using the genie App
The genie app allows you to remotely access the modem router and change its key settings
using the genie app that is installed on a computer or mobile device. Before you can use the
remote genie feature, you must update your rmodem router’s firmware to the latest firmware
and download the latest genie app for your computers or mobile device. To download the
latest genie app for your computer or mobile device, visit www.NETGEAR.com/genie.
For more information about how to set up remote access using the genie app, visit
Configure the Modem Router as a DSL Modem Only
By default, the modem router functions both as a modem and a router. You can change the
operation mode to a mode in which the modem router functions as a DSL modem only with
the routing, firewall, wireless support, and traffic meter features disabled.
A typical use of such a mode is when the modem router is used for DSL connectivity only
behind a router, firewall, or security device manager that provides routing, firewall, wireless
support, and traffic meter features.
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