Zyxel P-660R-D1 Router Configuration

note: to avoid confusion...

this guide is for people who want to enable the ROUTING capabilities of their modem and share the internet connection using a switch or hub, so there's no need for them to buy a router...

this guide is NOT intended for people who are using a separate router like linksys, dlink, edimax, tplink, etc...

this is not a guide on how to configure your modem so you can use it together with your newly bought router... (as i find most people are confused and thought they needed to do this before setting up their router)

if you are using a separate router, then there is no need to follow this guide and configure your modem to router mode... all configuration should be done on your router, leave your modem alone... default modem settings is on bridge mode...

although you can follow this guide, set your modem to router mode and still use a separate router, but that would result in a double router connections... that also means double port forwarding rules...

You may need to set a static IP address on your computer first before you can access the web config... (you know how to do that right?)

computer IP: 192.168.1.33
subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
default gateway: 192.168.1.1

save settings and reboot...

after restarting, on your web browser type 192.168.1.1

you need to login as an admin account on your modem to be able to see and make changes to these settings... otherwise you would only see the status page... use this username/password to login as admin...

Username: admin
Password: 1234

then follow the screenshots to guide you...
this is the status page when in bridge mode... take note of VPI / VCI value here and use it on the next configuration page...

go to Network / WAN / Internet Connection TAB

metro-manila area

Mode: Routing
Encapsulation: ENET ENCAP
Multiplexing: LLC
VPI: 0
VCI: 100

provincial area

Mode: Routing
Encapsulation: ENET ENCAP
Multiplexing: LLC
VPI: 0
VCI: 35

then click Obtain an IP Address Automatically

click Apply

if unsure about your VPI/VCI settings in your area, call 172 and ask...

go to Network / LAN / IP TAB

IP Address: 192.168.1.1
IP Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0

click Apply

go to Network / LAN / DHCP Setup TAB

DHCP: Server
IP Pool Starting Address: 192.168.1.100
Pool Size: 32

click Apply

optional:
you can also enter your preferred DNS server if you want like OpenDNS...

OpenDNS Servers
Primary: 208.67.222.222
Secondary: 208.67.220.220


go to Network / NAT / General TAB

check Active Network Translation (NAT)
check SUA Only

click Apply

go to Maintenance / Tools / Restart TAB

then restart to make the new configuration take effect...

after restarting, you can check the status page of your modem to verify the settings...

the screenshot above is what your status page should look like when in router mode...

the System Status is already in routing mode, and the Device Information now shows your IP address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway and the DHCP server is now active...

above values are just an example, you could set your own values like in IP starting address and pool size, etc...

after this, you can change your computer back to Dynamic IP Address if you like...

above screenshots were taken from a working connection... that means if it doesn't work for you, it's either you are doing something wrong or you didn't follow the guide completely... in that case, go back to step 1 and try again...

if it doesn't work out, try hard resetting your modem, hold the reset switch at the back of your modem for a few seconds then try following the guide again...

Credits: dyoddyowel [PinoyDSL.Net]

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