Netgear C3700 – N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router User Manual

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350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134 
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August 2014
202-11276-02
N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router
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Summary of Contents of user manual for Netgear C3700 – N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router

  • Page 1: N600 WiFi Cable Modem RouterN600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 User Manual August 2014 202-11276-02 350 East Plumeria Drive San Jose, CA 95134...
  • Page 2 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Support Thank you for selecting NETGEAR products. After installing your device, locate...
  • Page 3: ContentsContents Chapter 1 Hardware Setup Unpack Your Modem Router . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 4 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Add a Network Folder on a USB Drive . . . ....
  • Page 5 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Chapter 8 Specify Internet Port Settings Set Up Port Forwarding to a...
  • Page 6: 1. Hardware Setup1. Hardware Setup 1 This chapter covers the following topics: • Unpack Your Modem Router • Front Panel • Rear...
  • Page 7 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Unpack Your Modem Router Your package contains the following items. Ethernet cable...
  • Page 8 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 You can use the LEDs to verify status and connections. The following...
  • Page 9 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Rear Panel The rear panel has the connections and buttons shown the...
  • Page 10 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 • Make sure that the modem router is within reach of an...
  • Page 11 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Cable the Modem Router with a Simple Network The modem router comes...
  • Page 12 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700  To cable your modem router to a gateway or router: 1....
  • Page 13: 2. Connect to the Network and Access the Modem Router2. Connect to the Network and Access the Modem Router 2 This chapter contains the following sections: • Connect to...
  • Page 14 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Connect to the Network You can connect to the modem router’s network...
  • Page 15 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Label The label on the modem router shows the login information, MAC...
  • Page 16 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 3. Enter the modem router user name and password. The user name...
  • Page 17: 3. Specify Initial Settings3. Specify Initial Settings 3 This chapter contains the following sections: • Notify Your Internet Service Provider • Specify the...
  • Page 18 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Notify Your Internet Service Provider You must contact your Internet service provider...
  • Page 19 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 • If the modem router is not visible, your cable ISP can...
  • Page 20 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 View Modem Router Initialization You can track the initialization procedure of the...
  • Page 21 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Specify the Internet Connection Settings You can view or change the modem...
  • Page 22 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 8. For the Domain Name Server (DNS) Address setting, select one of...
  • Page 23: 4. Control Access to the Internet4. Control Access to the Internet 4 This chapter explains how to prevent objectionable content from reaching the computers and...
  • Page 24 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Set Up Parental Controls The first time that you select Parental Controls...
  • Page 25 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 After installation, Live Parental Controls automatically starts. 7. Click the Next button....
  • Page 26 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 11. Complete the fields and click the Next button. After you log...
  • Page 27 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user...
  • Page 28 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user...
  • Page 29 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 • To block the services all the time, select the Always radio...
  • Page 30 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Schedule When to Block Internet Sites and Services When you schedule blocking,...
  • Page 31 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 A login screen displays. 3. Enter the modem router user name and...
  • Page 32 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Select ADVANCED > Security > E-mail. 5. Select the Turn E-mail...
  • Page 33: 5. Share a USB Drive Attached to the Modem Router5. Share a USB Drive Attached to the Modem Router 5 This chapter describes how to access and configure a...
  • Page 34 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 USB Drive Requirements The modem router works with most USB-compliant external flash...
  • Page 35 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700  To map the USB device to a Windows network drive: 1....
  • Page 36 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Select ADVANCED > USB Storage > Advanced Settings. 5. Specify access...
  • Page 37 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Use FTP Within the Network File Transfer Protocol (FTP) lets you send...
  • Page 38 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 View or Change Network Folders on a USB Drive You can view...
  • Page 39 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 • Volume Name. Volume name from the storage device (either USB drive...
  • Page 40 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Edit a Network Folder on a USB Drive You can add network...
  • Page 41 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > USB Settings. By default Enable...
  • Page 42 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Safely Remove a USB Drive Before you physically disconnect a USB drive...
  • Page 43: 6. Specify Network Settings6. Specify Network Settings 6 This chapter includes the following sections: • View or Change the WAN Settings • Change...
  • Page 44 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 View or Change the WAN Settings You can view the wide area...
  • Page 45 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 • Disable IGMP Proxying. IGMP proxying allows a computer on the local...
  • Page 46 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700  To change the MTU size: 1. Launch a web browser from...
  • Page 47 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Table 2. Common MTU sizes (continued) MTU Application 1400 Maximum size for...
  • Page 48 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 7. Click the Apply button. Your change takes effect. Change the Modem...
  • Page 49 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Change the LAN TCP/IP Settings The modem router is preconfigured to use...
  • Page 50 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The IP address and subnet mask identify which addresses are local to...
  • Page 51 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Select ADVANCED > Setup > LAN Setup. 5. Specify the range...
  • Page 52 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 A login screen displays. 3. Enter the modem router user name and...
  • Page 53 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700  To delete a reserved address entry: 1. Launch a web browser...
  • Page 54 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The WPS process automatically sets up your wireless computer with the network...
  • Page 55 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Select Wireless. 5. In the Region list, select your region. In...
  • Page 56 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 If you connected wirelessly to the network and you changed the SSID,...
  • Page 57 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 7. Write down the new password and keep it in a secure...
  • Page 58 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 • Allow guest to see each other and access my local network....
  • Page 59 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700  To enable or disable the wireless radios: 1. Launch a web...
  • Page 60 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 A login screen displays. 3. Enter the modem router user name and...
  • Page 61 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > Wireless Settings. 5. Click the...
  • Page 62 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 11. To add a device from the Available Wireless Cards list, do...
  • Page 63 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user...
  • Page 64 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 A login screen displays. 3. Enter the modem router user name and...
  • Page 65: 7. Manage Your Network7. Manage Your Network 7 This chapter describes the modem router settings for administering and maintaining your modem router and...
  • Page 66 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 View Modem Router Status  To view modem router status and usage...
  • Page 67 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The BASIC Home screen displays. 4. Select ADVANCED. The Cable Information pane...
  • Page 68 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 • Domain Name Server. The IP address of the Domain Name Server....
  • Page 69 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Reboot the Modem Router Rebooting the modem router disconnects all computers and...
  • Page 70 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Change the Router Mode By default, the modem router is in router...
  • Page 71 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 View Logs of Modem Router Activity The log is a detailed record...
  • Page 72 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 5. To customize the log, clear or select the following check boxes:...
  • Page 73 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Manage the Modem Router Configuration File The configuration settings of the modem...
  • Page 74 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 3. Enter the modem router user name and password. The user name...
  • Page 75 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Change the admin Password You can the default password that is used...
  • Page 76 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user...
  • Page 77 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user...
  • Page 78 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user...
  • Page 79 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 3. Enter the modem router user name and password. The user name...
  • Page 80 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Select ADVANCED > Administration > Wireless Channel. The screen displays wireless...
  • Page 81 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700  To set up remote management: 1. Launch a web browser from...
  • Page 82 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Your changes take effect.  To use remote access: 1. Launch a...
  • Page 83: 8. Specify Internet Port Settings8. Specify Internet Port Settings 8 You can use port forwarding and port triggering to set up rules for Internet...
  • Page 84 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Set Up Port Forwarding to a Local Server If you have a...
  • Page 85 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 If the service that you want to add is not in the...
  • Page 86 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 If the application uses a range of ports, enter the ending port...
  • Page 87 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Delete a Port Forwarding Entry  To delete a port forwarding entry:...
  • Page 88 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 How the Modem Router Implements the Port Forwarding Rule The following sequence...
  • Page 89 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Add a Port Triggering Service  To add a port triggering service:...
  • Page 90 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 8. In the Service User list, select Any, or select Single address...
  • Page 91 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 5. Select the Port Triggering radio button. 6. Select a radio button...
  • Page 92 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 4. Noting your port triggering rule and observing the destination port number...
  • Page 93: 9. Troubleshooting9. Troubleshooting 9 This chapter gives information about troubleshooting your modem router. This chapter includes the following sections: • Use...
  • Page 94 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Use LEDs to Troubleshoot The following table provides help when using the...
  • Page 95 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Note: If the IP address of your computer is shown as 169.254.x.x:...
  • Page 96 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Use PIng to Test the LAN Path to Your Gateway You can...
  • Page 97 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 If the path is working, you see this message: Reply from <...
  • Page 98: A. Supplemental InformationA. Supplemental Information A This appendix includes the following sections. • Factory Default Settings • Technical Specifications 98
  • Page 99 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Factory Default Settings You can return the modem router to its factory...
  • Page 100 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Factory Default Settings (continued) Wireless Wireless communication Enabled SSID name As shown...
  • Page 101 N600 WiFi Cable Modem Router Model C3700 Table 4. Technical specifications Technical Specifications (continued) Interface Local: 10BASE-T, 100/1000BASE-Tx, RJ-45...