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SmartRG SR506n Bridge Configuration

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NCF Support is available to make configuring your SmartRG modem easier and to help you avoid potential mistakes. Here are simpler configuration options for your SmartRG modem:

  1. You can request a custom configuration file for your NCF DSL connection from support@ncf.ca.
    • You may need an alternate means of accessing the internet to download the configuration file.
  2. Call 613-721-1773 x0 to book a Modem Appointment.

If you prefer using your own external router to the one built into your SmartRG unit, we recommend routed operation with a separate WiFi Router. However if you have networking expertise and are confident using the modem in bridge mode then take note of the following before configuring your SmartRG for Bridged operation:

  1. Once you complete configuring your SmartRG modem for Bridged operation and disconnect from the modem, the Modem's Web Interface will become inaccessible with Auto DHCP settings on your computer. We recommend:
    • Backup Settings: It is particularly important to backup the Running Settings on your modem before and after you configure it.
    • Manual IP: Setting a static IPv4 address on your computer, with the gateway IP set to to regain access to the modem
    • Reset the modem: If you need to reset the modem, insert a paper-clip in the Reset hole on the back. Hold for 10 seconds to reset.
  2. If you set up the modem for Bridge operation, then your router will need to be configured in PPPoE mode with your DSL username and password.
Steps to Configure SR506N for Bridge Operation
Steps Menu Navigation Parameters
1 Log into Modem

→ Manage Gateway (Advanced)

User Name: admin

Password: admin

2 WAN Cleanup Advanced Setup

→ WAN Service

Remove ppp0.1 from WAN Service Table
3 Enable ADSL Advanced Setup

→ Layer2 Interface

→ ATM Interface

Add ATM: vpi:0 vci:35


4 Enable VDSL Advanced Setup

→ Layers2 Interface

→ PTM Interface

Remove ptm0 with Path0


6 Configure ADSL Advanced Setup

→ WAN Service

Add atm0/(4_0_35) Bridge (br_4_0_35)
7 Configure VDSL Advanced Setup

→ WAN Service

Add ptm0/(4_1_1) Bridge(br_4_1_1.35)
  • 802.1P Priority:1
  • 802.1Q VLAN:35
9 WiFi Wireless Disable Wireless
11 Admin Password Management

→ Access Controls

→ Passwords

  • Username: admin
  • Old Password: admin (or whatever you set it to)
  • New Password: your DSL password
12 Disable Support Management

→ Accounts

→ Access Controls

Delete/Modify Account
  • Select Support role
  • Disable
  • Update (at bottom)
13 Remote Access Management

→ Management Server

14 System Log Management

→ System Log

Configure System Log
  • System Log:Enable
  • Log Level: Debugging
  • Display Level: Error
  • Mode: Local
16 Backup Settings Management

→ Settings

→ Backup

  • Backup Running Settings
  • Save backup file to computer

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