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How to connect a wired WAN connection with a static IP address to a Cradlepoint router

Products Supported: Series 3. Click here to identify your router.

NetCloud OS Version: 5.3.0 - for information on upgrading NCOS Versions, click here.

NetCloud OS Version 6.0 has been released and introduces a vastly improved GUI for all current Series 3 routers.  Cradlepoint has created new Knowledge Base articles with updated screen shots and instructions for the new GUI layout.  As a result, this article has received its final update.  To view the version of this Knowledge Base article for NetCloud OS Versions 6.0 and Later please click here.


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Summary

This article describes how to configure a Static IP on a wired WAN connection on a Series 3 Cradlepoint router.

Some ISP's require static IP settings in the router.


Configuration

Configuration Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Step 1: Log into the router's Setup Page. For help with logging in please click here.
  • Step 2: Confirm that the ISP requires static WAN IP settings by contacting the ISP (typically ISP’s do not require these settings).
  • Step 3: Click the Internet tab then Connection Manager.

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  • Step 4: Under WAN Interfaces heading, click the Ethernet: Blue device then click the Edit button.
  • Step 5: In the WAN Configuration box that displays, click the Ethernet Settings tab.
  • Step 6: Change the Connect Method to Static (Manual).
  • Step 7: Fill in the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway IP, Primary and Secondary DNS (provided by the ISP).

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  • Step 8: Click Submit.
  • Step 9: Connect your static internet connection to the BLUE Ethernet port on the router.
  • Step 10: Allow up to 2 minutes for the connection to establish.

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Published Date: 12/15/2014

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