point/router. If you do not know the IP address, see Find the IP address of the access
point/router on page 29.
The Sign-In page displays. You are prompted to sign in with your NETGEAR account.
If the access point/router is not connected to the Internet, you are prompted to sign
in with the local login credentials (see Log in to the access point/router when it is
not connected to the Internet on page 28).
3. Click the Login button.
The NETGEAR Account Login page displays.
4. Enter your registered email address and password and click the LOG IN button.
The BASIC Home page displays.
5. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > Traffic Meter.
The Traffic Meter page displays.
6. Select the Enable Traffic Meter check box.
7. Select the Traffic volume control by radio button.
8. From the corresponding menu, select an option:
• Download only. The restriction is applied to incoming traffic only.
• Both Directions. The restriction is applied to both incoming and outgoing traffic.
9. In the Monthly Limit field, enter how many MBytes (MB) per month are allowed.
10. If your ISP charges you for extra data volume when you make a new connection,
enter the extra data volume in MB in the Round up data volume for each connection
11. In the Traffic Counter section, set the traffic counter to begin at a specific time and
12. In the Traffic Control section, enter a value in minutes to specify when the access
point/router issues a warning message before the monthly limit in hours is reached.
This setting is optional. The access point/router issues a warning when the balance
falls below the number of minutes that you enter. By default, the value is 0 and no
warning message is issued.
13. Select one or more of the following actions to occur when the limit is reached:
•Turn the Internet LED to flashing green. This setting is optional. When the traffic
limit is reached, the Internet LED blinks green.
• Disconnect and disable the Internet connection. This setting is optional. When
the traffic limit is reached, the Internet connection is disconnected and disabled.
User Manual157Maintain and Monitor the Access
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