BR411NT

BR411NT Wireless Cable Broadband Router

User Name admin
Password admin
IP Address 192.168.0.1
DHCP Yes
Wireless Yes
USB N/A
Ports 4 Ports
MAC Address 00B0 Series
Serial / Part No. DTD0709000000691
Power Supply – input 230V ~ 50Hz
output 9V … 1000 mA
L.E.D/ Display PWR (1x), SYS (1x), WPS (1x),WLAN (1x),LAN 4, 3, 2, 1, WAN (1x)
Device Shell White
Firmware Upgrade No
N.A.T Enabled
UPnP Enabled

 

Installation 

To install the router you must follow the Instructions below: 

Connect a Ethernet Cable from the Virgin Modem/Digital Box to the WAN port on the Dynamode router (port next to Power cable).
Connect a Ethernet Cable from the LAN port of the Dynamode router to your PC’s Network Card
Please make sure that there are no other cables connecting your Virgin Modem, to your Computer.
Please Make sure that your PC is enabled to obtain IP Address Automatically:

Control Panel > Internet Connection > Right Click on Local Area Network > Properties > TCP/IP > Properties > check obtain IP Address Automatically
Please make sure that ALL Firewall or any other Viruses Protections are Turned OFF or Disabled.
Please check that the Your PC/Laptop received an IP Address from the router:
Click on START > RUN > Type in CMD > OK
in the command prompt window please type IPCONFIG
your IP Address should be 192.168.0.X
Default Gateway should be 192.168.0.1
If you received the result above means that you are connected to the router if not please repeat the steps above.
Once you have the received the IP Address above, minimize the Command prompt window and open your Internet Browser
(firefox, Internet Explorer)
Type in the Address Bar http://192.168.0.1 > Username: admin > Password: admin

Click Next > With Dynamic IP Selected as default > Click Next > Click Apply
Click on Advanced Settings > MAC Address Clone > Click Clone MAC Address > Apply > Click Ok to Reboot the Router
Click System Tools > Click Reboot the Router
Please leave the Router to stand for a few minutes for the settings to be applied
Now Turn off / Power down all devices – the Dynamode Router, the Virgin Modem and your Computer.
Now reboot the devices in the following order:
1.       Switch on the Dynamode Router and leave it to boot up for approx. 2 minutes.
2.       Switch on your Computer and leave it to boot up to the Main Desktop screen.
3.       Finally, switch on the NTL modem and leave it to boot up for a few minutes.
Once this has been done, open your Web-Browser on the Computer.
Do you have Internet Connectivity ?

How to Setup

Wireless Security

Connect an Ethernet cable from your computer, to one of the LAN ports on the router (port next to antenna)
Once this is done, open Internet Explorer, and type into the address bar http://192.168.0.1
Username: guest and Password: guest
Click on WLAN
This will show the BASIC SETTINGS screen
Click on Security Settings
Choose Authentication type you want.
Enter HEX Key as a 10 digit string with numbers 1-9 and letter a-f
Example shown: e40f9ad2c1
Click on APPLY

Once this has been done, you will need to open your WIRLESS UTILITY on your Wireless Computer,
and try to connect to your Wireless Network (your Routers SSID name default is Dynamode)

Now go to WIRLESS NETWORKS (bottom-right of screen, next to clock)
Right-click on WIRLESS NETWORKS, and click on VEIW AVALABLE WIRELESS NETWORKS
This will open a Wireless Utility.
You will see your Routers SSID In the list
Double-click on your SSID name to connect.
You will be prompted to enter a Security Key
Enter the WEP key you created on the Router.

MAC Wireless Access Control setup
Open Internet Explorer, and type into the address bar http://192.168.0.1
Username: admin and Password: admin
Click on WLAN  Settings > Access Control
Select APPLY or Block from the drop-down list
Enter the MAC address of your Computers Network adaptor, into the MAC field  and click ADD
Click on APPLY

Disable Wireless Access Control 

Open Internet Explorer, and type into the address bar http://192.168.0.1
Username: admin and Password: admin
Click on WLAN Settings
Make sure the option Enable Wireless Access Control, is un-ticked, then click on the APPLY button
Once this is done, close the screen.

Hard Reset

Take a PIN and hold down the “Reset” button on the back of the router,
HOLD IT until the SYS light goes out, (Approx. 10 – 15 seconds), then release.
All the L.E.D’s should go OFF, then come back ON apart from the POWER and LAN lights
Leave the Router to stand for a few minutes, for the reset to take effect.

Port Forwarding

Open Internet Explorer, and type into the address bar http://192.168.0.1
Username: admin and Password: admin
Click on VIRTUAL SERVER
Enter Start and End Port Numbers into the box
Enter IP Address of local computer into IP ADDRESS  box
Change the PROTOCOL, to either UDP or TCP
Tick the Enable option
Click on the APPLY button

DMZ 

Open Internet Explorer, and type into the address bar http://192.168.0.1
Username: admin and Password: admin
Click on VIRTUAL SERVER > DMZ
Enter the IP Address that you want
Click to make sure that DMZ is checked
Click Apply

WDS – (Wireless Distribution System) (Under Contrsuction, May Contain Incorrect Information)

to create a WDS network, you will need to do the following things:

1. you will need to disable the DHCP server within the Router itself.
2. you will need to setup each computers Network adaptor (either Network card or Wireless adaptor)
with a STATIC IP Address – on the same range as the routers LAN IP Address.
3. you will need to configure the Router / s with STATIC LAN IP Addresses

IMPORTANT: please label the Routers as – ROUTER 1 and ROUTER 2 to save confusion during configuration
Make sure that ROUTER 1 is directly connected to your Broadband line / modem

To disable the DHCP server, please try the following:

(on both Routers)
Open your Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox… Etc)
Type in the Address Bar http://192.168.0.1 > Username: admin > Password: admin
click on DHCP Server (left-hand)
un-tick the option DHCP SERVER Enabled
Click on the APPLY button

now you will need to do the following, to setup each computer with a STATIC IP Address:

Go to START > CONTROL PANEL > NETWORK CONNECTIONS
In this screen you should see an Icon for LOCAL AREA CONNECTION or WIRELESS LOCAL AREA CONNECTION
Right-click on LOCAL AREA CONNECTION or WIRELESS LOCAL AREA CONNECTION (the active connection), and go to PROPERTIES.
Hightlight INTERNET PROTOCOL TCP/IP, then click on PROPERTIES.
Click on USE THE FOLLOWING IP ADDRESS, then enter the following:
IP ADDRESS 192.168.1.xxx
Example: if you have 10 computers on your Network,
then you will need to use IP Addresses from 192.168.0.100 to 192.168.0.110
SUBNET MASK 255.255.255.0
DEFAULT GATEWAY 192.168.0.1
Now click on USE THE FOLLOWING DNS SERVER ADDRESSES, then enter the following:
PREFFERED DNS SERVER 192.168.0.1
Now click on OK, and close the other opened menus

Change Login Password

open you Internet Explorer
Type in the Address Bar http://192.168.0.1 > Username: admin > Password: admin
On the left hand side of the screen, click on System Tools > Change password
Enter your desired password, into the PASSWORD and CONFIRM PASSWORD fields
Click on APPLY

Reboot procedure from Virgin 

There will be slight differences in function depending on which of our networks the Customer is connected to. Since these are intermixed around the country I cannot simply explain those differences.
First Case:
A cable modem on the ex-ntl (Langley) network is provisioned against the CM itself and will accept any PC or other device MAC that is presented and deliver the IP address to that he
device. However it only accepts one device at a time and remembers that MAC as long as it is turned on. Therefore if the device is changed the CM has to be power cycled to allow it to
recognise and accept the new device. It should not be necessary to clone a MAC onto the router. PCs sitting behind the router can be changed without power cycling the CM because t
CM will be recognising the router’s MAC not the individual PCs.

Second Case:
This is probably where you are having problems.
On the ex-cwc (Bromley) network the provisioning is carried out with respect to the PC’s MAC. Any web access (http request) from an unrecognised MAC from a new PC is directed to a provisioning script which asks some simple security questions.

If USB was originally used to connect to the CM then the provisioning system will have recorded the USB MAC. When a router is connected it will present its own MAC which is probably
the default MAC of the router’s ethernet port. If the PC is connected to the router by Wireless and auto-cloned the router will probably pick up the PC’s wireless adaptor MAC. Some
routers automatically pick up the suitable MAC when cloned and some require it to be manually entered.
The CM will need to be power cycled to enable it to recognise the change in connection. The best sequence of powering is Router, PC, CM.
Then the new MAC will cause the PC to be directed tot he provisioning system. This may be facilitated by using the “Broadband Medic”  program from the
installation disc provided by Virgin Media.

Note that it is not possible for Virgin Media to retrieve the Customer’s MAC details as this is burried within the automated provisioning system.

Reboot procedure 

Now Turn off / Power down all devices – the Dynamode Router, the Virgin Modem and your Computer.
Now reboot the devices in the following order:

1.       Switch on the Dynamode Router and leave it to boot up for approx. 2 minutes.
2.       Switch on your Computer and leave it to boot up to the Main Desktop screen.
3.       Finally, switch on the NTL modem and leave it to boot up for a few minutes.

Once this has been done, open your Web-Browser on the Computer.
Do you have Internet Connectivity ?

Apple MAC configuration

You will need to do the following to connect the Router:

Connect the Ethernet Cable from the NTL Modem/Digital Box to the WAN port on the Dynamode router.
Connect the Ethernet Cable from the LAN port of the Dynamode router to your PC’s Network Card
Disconnect any additional cables that are attached either to the Modem/receiver or Router.

You will need to use one of the following procedures to configure your computer – Wired or Wireless

MAC configuration – Ethernet Setup

You will need to do the following:

1.      Open System Preferences, either from the Dock or the blue Apple menu.
2.      When the System Preferences window appears, click on the Network icon.
3.      From the Location drop down menu (at the top of the window), choose Automatic. OS X will decide how you are trying to connect.
4.      From the Show menu (beneath the Location menu), choose Built-In Ethernet.
Configure TCP/IP
1.      Click on the TCP/IP Tab:
2.      Open the Drop-Down box next to CONFIGURE
3.      Select AUTOMATICALLY or DHCP (or equivalent)
4.      All the remaining options should be inaccessible
5.      Click on the button in the lower right corner. It will either say Apply Now or Save.
6.      To close the window, click on the red button.

MAC AIRPORT setup
You will need to do the following:
1.      Open System Preferences, either from the Dock or the blue Apple menu.
2.      When the System Preferences window appears, click on the Network icon.
3.      From the Location drop down menu (at the top of the window), choose Automatic. OS X will decide how you are trying to connect.
4.      From the Show menu (beneath the Location menu), choose AIRPORT.
Configure TCP/IP
1.      Click on the TCP/IP Tab:
2.      Open the Drop-Down box next to CONFIGURE
3.      Select AUTOMATICALLY or DHCP (or equivalent)
4.      All the remaining options should be inaccessible
5.      Click on the button in the lower right corner. It will either say Apply Now or Save.
6.      To close the window, click on the red button.
7. From your main screen / desktop, you will see a option to ENABLE AIRPORT
8. Enable the AIRPORT device, then open your SAFARI Web-Browser and see if you have Internet Connectivity

Once this is done, you will need to do the following:

Open a Web Browser (internet explorer, firefox, Safari…. etc) and highlight the address bar.

Type in the Address Bar http://192.168.1.1
At the LOGIN Prompt, type in the following: Username: guest > Password: guest
Click on WAN Setup > Click On Dynamic IP User > Click on Clone MAC Address
Click on the APPLY button
Click on the SAVE button
Wait a few minutes for the settings to be applied
Now Turn off / Power down all devices – the Dynamode Router, the NTL Modem and your Computer.
Now reboot the devices in the following order:

1.       Switch on the Dynamode Router and leave it to boot up for approx. 2 minutes.
2.       Switch on your Computer and leave it to boot up to the Main Desktop screen.
3.       Finally, switch on the NTL modem and leave it to boot up for a few minutes.

Once this has been done, open your Web-Browser on the Computer.
Do you have Internet Connectivity ?


STATIC IP ADDRESS – WIRLESS SETUP 

Go to START > CONTROL PANEL > NETWORK CONNECTIONS In this screen you should see an Icon for WIRELESS ADAPTOR LOCAL AREA CONNECTION.
Right-click on WIRELESS ADAPTOR LOCAL AREA CONNECTION, and go to PROPERTIES.
Hightlight INTERNET PROTOCOL TCP/IP, then click on PROPERTIES.
Click on USE THE FOLLOWING IP ADDRESS, then enter the following:

IP ADDRESS 192.168.1.150
SUBNET MASK 255.255.255.0
DEFAULT GATEWAY 192.168.1.1 (or IP Address of Router – if changed)

Now click on USE THE FOLLOWING DNS SERVER ADDRESSES, then enter the following:

PREFFERED DNS SERVER 194.168.4.100
SECONDARY DNS SERVER 194.168.8.100

Now click on OK, and close the other opened menus

DHCP multicasting – explaination (Under Contrsuction, May Contain Incorrect Information)

We are aware of a known issue with the BR6004W-G1 Router, regarding DHCP multicasting.

When the BR6004W-G1 Router was first released, it did not experience any problems or issues when connected to the Virgin Media Networks.
Virgin Media then made incremental changes to their Networks, and this is when we became aware of an issue regarding DHCP multicasting

When the router is connected to your ISPs servers, the router needs to obtain an EXTERNAL IP Address, by means of DHCP
With some routers, a bug would develop where the router would repeatedly request an EXTERNAL IP Address.

If this happened, then Virgin would suspend the account until the problem had been rectified, since the multiple requests slow down their Servers, .
affecting other users on their Network