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Test The WAN Connection

WLAN testing FAQ

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Test The WAN Connection

If everything has been set correction on the WAN side and DMZ, you should be able to ping the router WAN IP address from the WAN side computer.
1) On the WAN-side computer, open a Command Window (Start > Run and enter cmd).
2) Ping the router WAN IP. In our example this is:

If you have set everything correctly, you will be rewarded with a successful ping like the one shown in Figure 8.

If you don't get a successful ping and Windows Firewall is enabled on either or both of the WAN and LAN-side computers, shut it off and retry the ping. Leave Windows Firewall off until you are done testing your router.

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