Connect to the Internet for the Vonage VDV21-VDRouter Sceenshot
Vonage --> Connect to the Internet : Vonage Home Basic Setup Advanced Setup Help Log Out Connect to the Internet Local Network Setup Password Save & Import Configuration status refresh Connect to the Internet This section will allow you to connect this device to the Internet. Connect Using: DHCP Static IP Address PPPoE MTU Size: (256-1500 octets, 0 = use default) NOTE: Vonage recommends using the default value MTU Size unless your ISP or Vonage Customer Care has asked you to change it. Need Help? Try one of these FAQ's or more information in Help . How do I know which Internet connection type to use? Your ISP (Internet Service Provider) determines which type of connection to use. There are three basic connection types, DHCP , Static IP, and PPPoE . More... How do I setup a DHCP connection? A DHCP connection is the easiest Internet connection to setup. In most cases, your Vonage device requires no additional configuration to use DHCP.The V-Portal is pre-configured to use DHCP as the default Internet connection type. It will function properly right out of the box. More... How do I setup a Static IP Address connection? To setup an Internet connection using Static IP, the following information is required: IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway Primary DNS Secondary DNS All of this information is available from your ISP. If you are uncertain what any of these values should be, please contact your ISP. All of this information is available from your ISP. More... How do I setup a PPPoE connection? To setup an Internet connection using PPPoE : 1. Choose PPPoE from the Connect Using drop down list. 2. Enter the PPP User Name and PPP Password you need to access your DSL connection. If you do not remember this information you will need to contact your ISP. 3. Be sure the Enable PPPoE Keep-Alive drop-down field is set to the default value of Enable. 4. Be sure the Keep-Alive Period(seconds) is set to 30 seconds (also the default value). 5. Specify the MTU Size (optional). We recommend using the default value unless your ISP or Vonage Customer Care has asked you to change it. 6. Click the Apply button. 7. The V-Portal will restart. Wait until the V-Portal completes its startup sequence. The V-Portal is ready to make calls when you see the phone icon. What is MTU? Maximum Transmission Unit. This indicates the largest packet that can be transmitted across the network. By default, the MTU Size parameter in the V-Portal is set to 0 which indicates a value of 1492 will be used. Why might I need to adjust the MTU size? Adjusting the MTU size is helpful in rare scenarios where some upstream device is fragmenting some packets. We recommend using the default value unless your ISP or Vonage Customer Care has asked you to change it. More... Home Basic Setup Advanced Setup Help © Vonage 2007-2008. All Rights Reserved.