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SpeedTouch Configuration

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This is the procedure NCF uses to configure the current version of SpeedTouch modems out of the box or after a factory reset. The process for older modems is similar. To learn more about configuring your particular modem, consult the Modem Manuals (DSL) page.

Configure as router

DSL Quick Configuration Info
VPI / VCI (ADSL) 0.35
Protocol PPPoE
DSL username (eg. aa999@ncf.ca)
DSL Password Starts with 'ncf' (not the same

as your NCF Start Page login)

  1. Plug in (including power and ethernet) and then turn on modem
  2. Open a web browser and type http://dsldevice.lan in to the address bar. Press Enter
  3. Click Speedtouch from the menu on the left
  4. Click Setup in the pick a task section at the bottom of the page. This will cause a popup to come up on your screen saying welcome to speedtouch easy setup
  5. Click Next
  6. Select Router from the menu in the Service Selection window
  7. Click Next
  8. Use the drop down menu to select 0.35 in the VPI/VCI section of the Routed Internet Connections
  9. Confirm that PPPoE is selected
  10. Click Next
  11. In the Internet Account Settings window, enter the DSL username as issued by NCF (e.g. aa000@ncf.ca)
  12. Enter the DSL password twice. This password will start with the letters ncf and is not the normal password for your account
  13. In the Access Controls window leave the username as Administrator and enter the DSL Password in the two password fields
  14. Click Next
  15. You will now see a Confirmation Page. Click Start
  16. You will now have to wait as the SpeedTouch configures itself. You will see a window asking you to do so.
  17. Re-enter the DSL modem username Administrator and the DSL password to confirm
  18. Click Finish

Enable wireless functions (if supported)

  1. Open web browser and type http://speedtouch.lan in to the address bar. Hit enter
  2. Enter the username Administrator and the DSL password
  3. Click on Home Network in the left column
  4. Click on Wlan: Speedtouch...
  5. Wireless Access Point menu will appear. At the top right, click Configure
  6. In the Configuration section, remove the checkmark beside Interface Enabled to disable wireless, or add the checkmark to enable it
  7. If enabled, NCF recommends WPA-PSK with version WPA2.
  8. Click Apply. Consult the modem manual for information about how to configure computers to communicate wirelessly to the modem.

The WPA-PSK wireless key code is printed on the label on the bottom of the modem (also on a sticker on the Set-up CD included with the modem).

Enable the SpeedTouch firewall

  1. Open web browser and type http://speedtouch.lan in to the address bar. Hit enter.
  2. Enter the username Administrator and the DSL password
  3. Click on Toolbox in the left column
  4. Click on Firewall
  5. Click on Configure in the top right
  6. Menu called security settings will appear. Click the button called Standard
  7. Click Apply. This will redisplay your settings so that you can confirm.

Set the time server to National Research Council (NRC)

  1. Click on Speedtouch on the left column
  2. Click on Configuration
  3. Click on Configure in the top right
  4. In the section called Time Configuration check the auto-configuration checkbox
  5. Change the time zone to -5 Eastern Time
  6. Check Summertime if it is currently Daylights Savings Time
  7. In the box called Time Server 1 enter time.nrc.ca
  8. Click Apply

Disable 'web intercept'

(info here to be added)

Enable remote stats

(info here to be added)