Learn about basic settings for NETGEAR® Router
What are the basic settings available for NETGEAR router? How can one employ correct methods to save the settings associated with NETGEAR router?
Router is a device which acts as a gateway between two or more networks. With the help of the Network Address Translation, the router would share the Internet connection with all the computers which are connected to the local network. Routers are even capable of sharing the Internet connection with both wireless and Wired LAN regardless of the configuration. Routers intercept the signals on the network and determine where the signals have to go. Routers are capable of providing a fast throughput and long range processing. Then in order to block and remove all sorts of infection from entering your system, the NETGEAR router has got built in firewall protection. NETGEAR router would also provide you advanced connectivity and sharing features. Access control, DHCP server settings, Firewall settings, MAC Address, Wireless network are some of the basic settings for Netgear Router.
The basic settings for NETGEAR router and the method to save the settings associated with the router are discussed below:
- DHCP server settings
- Firewall Settings
- Method to save
DHCP server settings
DHCP, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, is an IP standard which has been specially designed to reduce the complexity of administrating IP address configurations. This section is where you could configure your routers DHCP server so as to assign IP address to the computers and other devices. It would also setup the parameters such as gateway, DNS, and Subnet masks.
Firewall settings of the router would prevent unauthorized access to or from the private networks. Router firewall settings are simple for connection sharing and basic network protection. Then the routers with NAT firewall would allow multiple computers to access the Internet through a single Internet connection and IP address. Some router firewall would even have wireless access point built in it.
In order to save the NETGEAR router setting you would have to follow certain steps. First you would have to open your Web browser and type the address of your NETGEAR router so as to load the NETGEAR router setup manual. Then you would have to click on the settings link to view the settings which are related to NETGEAR router and here you could make your changes accordingly. Finally after making changes in the router settings you would have to click on the save button to save the changes in the router settings. If you fail to save the changes, the router would automatically go back to its previous configuration.
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