Internet connection via Ethernet

The Keenetic router ensures Ethernet line connection of any type: IPoE, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, 802.1x, VLAN 802.1q. All these methods support IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity.
It is likewise possible to connect to the Internet via a PON-terminal or xDSL/DOCSIS/Cable modem with an Ethernet port, in a case, for example, of a pre-installed ISP hardware.

An Ethernet cable from the ISP, conforming to at least 5e category, not exceeding 100 meters in length and lugged with a standard 8-pin RJ-45 connector, must be lead to where the router will be placed. This cable should normally be connected to router' port 0 (WAN/Internet).

NOTE: Important: If your contract with ISP mentions the MAC address of another device, such as your computer, then before connecting the Ethernet line cable it is advisable to notify your ISP that another device will be used, that has a different hardware address and state the Keenetic's WAN MAC address printed on its label. Alternatively, it is possible to spoof (substitute) the device MAC address with the one that you ISP has registered, during the connection setup process (you can do this by following the 'Changing the WAN MAC address' instructions).

The most widespread and all the same easily configurable way to connect to ISP service is the IPoE (Internet Protocol over Ethernet) connection method, also referred to sometimes as a 'dedicated or leased line connection'. 
This method does not suppose a login and password authentication to access the Internet. All you need to do is connect the ISP cable to port 0 of the router. After that, any home devices connected to its Wi-Fi network or to one of the rest Ethernet ports should be able to access the Internet. As per that, no additional configuration is required.

In some case, however, your ISP would assign a static public or private IP address for you, and this must then be specified in your router' Internet Service Provider settings. To accomplish that, go to the 'Wired' page of the Keenetic's web menu. In the IP and DNS Settings section, set the IP Configuration to Manual.


Then enter the address provided by your provider in the 'IP Address' field.
Your ISP must supply other IP parameters (subnet mask, gateway addresses, and DNS) along with static IP address for manual configuration, please specify them in the appropriate fields. For example:



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