Web Configurator
Overview
The Web Configurator is an HTML-based management interface that allows easy system setup and management through Internet browser. Use a browser that supports HTML5, such as Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome. The recommended minimum screen resolution is 1024 by 768 pixels.
In order to use the Web Configurator you need to allow:
Web browser pop-up windows from your computer.
JavaScript (enabled by default).
Java permissions (enabled by default).
Access the Web Configurator
1 Make sure your Zyxel Device hardware is properly connected (refer to the Quick Start Guide).
2 Make sure your computer has an IP address in the same subnet as the Zyxel Device.
3 Launch your web browser. Type https://192.168.1.1 in your browser address bar.
4 If a “Your connection is not private” message appears, click Advanced, then click Proceed to 192.168.1.1(unsafe) to go to the login screen.
*If you see this warning page, it indicates that your browser has failed to verify the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate, which opens an encrypted connection. You can ignore this message and proceed to 192.168.1.1.
5 A login screen displays. Select the language you prefer (upper right).
6 To access the administrative Web Configurator and manage the Zyxel Device, enter the default user name admin and the randomly assigned default password (see the Zyxel Device label) in the Login screen and click Login. If you have changed the password, enter your password and click Login.
Login Screen
*The first time you enter the password, you will be asked to change it. Make sure the new password must be at least 8 characters, must contain at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one number, and one special character. For some models, the password must contain at least one English character and one number. Please see the password requirement displayed on the screen.
Change Password Screen
7 The Connection Status screen appears. Use this screen to configure basic Internet access and WiFi settings.
Connection Status
Web Configurator Layout
Screen Layout
As illustrated above, the main screen is divided into these parts:
A – Settings Icon (Navigation Panel and Side Bar)
B – Layout Icon
C – Main Window
Settings Icon
Click this icon () to see the side bar and navigation panel.
Side Bar
The side bar provides some icons on the right hand side.
Side Bar
The icons provide the following functions.
Web Configurator Icons in the Title Bar 
Icon
Description
LED: Click this icon to turn off/on the Zyxel Device’s panel LEDs.
Wizard: Click this icon to open screens where you can configure the Zyxel Device’s time zone and WiFi settings.
Theme: Click this icon to select a color that you prefer and apply it to the Web Configurator.
 
Language: Select the language you prefer.
Help: Click this link to display web help pages. The help pages provide descriptions for all of the configuration screens.
Restart: Click this icon to reboot the Zyxel Device without turning the power off.
Logout: Click this icon to log out of the Web Configurator.
Navigation Panel
Click the menu icon () to display the navigation panel that contains configuration menus and icons (quick links). Click X to close the navigation panel.
Use the menu items on the navigation panel to open screens to configure Zyxel Device features. The following tables describe each menu item.
Navigation Panel
 
Navigation Panel Summary 
Link
Tab
Function
Connection Status
 
Use this screen to configure basic Internet access, wireless settings, and parental control settings. This screen also shows the network status of the Zyxel Device and computers/devices connected to it.
Network Setting
Broadband
Broadband
Use this screen to view and configure ISP parameters, WAN IP address assignment, and other advanced properties. You can also add new WAN connections.
 
Cellular Backup
Use this screen to configure a cellular WAN connection as a backup to keep you online if the primary WAN connection fails.
Wireless
General
Use this screen to configure the WiFi settings and WiFi authentication or security settings.
 
Guest/More AP
Use this screen to configure multiple BSSs on the Zyxel Device.
 
MAC Authentication
Use this screen to block or allow wireless traffic from wireless devices of certain SSIDs and MAC addresses to the Zyxel Device.
 
WPS
Use this screen to configure and view your WPS (WiFi Protected Setup) settings.
 
WMM
Use this screen to enable or disable WiFi MultiMedia (WMM).
 
Others
Use this screen to configure advanced WiFi settings.
 
Channel Status
Use this screen to scan WiFi channel noises and view the results.
 
MESH
Use this screen to enable or disable MPro Mesh.
Home Networking
LAN Setup
Use this screen to configure LAN TCP/IP settings, and other advanced properties.
 
Static DHCP
Use this screen to assign specific IP addresses to individual MAC addresses.
 
UPnP
Use this screen to turn UPnP and UPnP NAT-T on or off.
 
Additional Subnet
Use this screen to configure IP alias and public static IP.
 
STB Vendor ID
Use this screen to configure the Vendor IDs of the connected Set Top Box (STB) devices, which have the Zyxel Device automatically create static DHCP entries for the STB devices when they request IP addresses.
 
Wake on LAN
Use this screen to remotely turn on a device on the local network.
 
TFTP Server Name
Use DHCP option 66 to identify a TFTP server name.
Routing
Static Route
Use this screen to view and set up static routes on the Zyxel Device.
 
DNS Route
Use this screen to forward DNS queries for certain domain names through a specific WAN interface to its DNS servers.
 
Policy Route
Use this screen to configure policy routing on the Zyxel Device.
 
RIP
Use this screen to configure Routing Information Protocol to exchange routing information with other routers.
QoS
General
Use this screen to enable QoS and traffic prioritizing. You can also configure the QoS rules and actions.
 
Queue Setup
Use this screen to configure QoS queues.
 
Classification Setup
Use this screen to define a classifier.
 
Shaper Setup
Use this screen to limit outgoing traffic rate on the selected interface.
 
Policer Setup
Use this screen to configure QoS policers.
NAT
Port Forwarding
Use this screen to make your local servers visible to the outside world.
 
Port Triggering
Use this screen to change your Zyxel Device’s port triggering settings.
 
DMZ
Use this screen to configure a default server which receives packets from ports that are not specified in the Port Forwarding screen.
 
ALG
Use this screen to enable the ALGs (Application Layer Gateways) in the Zyxel Device to allow applications to operate through NAT.
 
Address Mapping
Use this screen to change your Zyxel Device's IP address mapping settings.
 
Sessions
Use this screen to configure the maximum number of NAT sessions each client host is allowed to have through the Zyxel Device.
 
PCP
Use this screen to configure PCP (Port Control Protocol) to allow devices such as web or file sharing servers behind the Zyxel Device to receive incoming traffic.
DNS
DNS Entry
Use this screen to view and configure DNS routes.
 
Dynamic DNS
Use this screen to allow a static hostname alias for a dynamic IP address.
IGMP/MLD
IGMP/MLD
Use this screen to configure multicast settings (IGMP for IPv4 and MLD for IPv6 multicast groups) on the WAN.
VLAN Group
VLAN Group
Use this screen to group and tag VLAN IDs to outgoing traffic from the specified interface.
Interface Grouping
Interface Grouping
Use this screen to map a port to create multiple networks on the Zyxel Device.
USB Service
File Sharing
Use this screen to enable file sharing through the Zyxel Device.
 
Media Server
Use this screen to use the Zyxel Device as a media server.
Security
Firewall
General
Use this screen to configure the security level of your firewall.
 
Protocol
Use this screen to add Internet services and configure firewall rules.
 
Access Control
Use this screen to enable specific traffic directions for network services.
 
DoS
Use this screen to activate protection against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.
MAC Filter
MAC Filter
Use this screen to block or allow traffic from devices of certain MAC addresses to the Zyxel Device.
Home Security
Connected Home Security
Use this screen to set up a URL filter that blocks users on your network from accessing certain websites.
Parental Control
Parental Control
Use this screen to define time periods and days during which the Zyxel Device performs parental control and/or block web sites with the specific URL.
Scheduler Rule
Scheduler Rule
Use this screen to configure the days and times when a configured restriction (such as parental control) is enforced.
Certificates
Local Certificates
Use this screen to view a summary list of certificates and manage certificates and certification requests.
 
Trusted CA
Use this screen to view and manage the list of the trusted CAs.
VoIP
SIP
SIP Account
Use this screen to set up information about your SIP account and configure audio settings such as volume levels for the phones connected to the Zyxel Device.
 
SIP Service Provider
Use this screen to configure the SIP server information, and other SIP settings, such as QoS for VoIP calls, outbound proxy, DTMF mode and SIP timers.
 
SIP TLS Common
Use this screen to change the default TLS local port if you need to, and select a local certificate for the SIP server to verify the Zyxel Device.
Phone
Phone Device
Use this screen to control which SIP accounts each phone uses to handle outgoing and incoming calls.
 
Region
Use this screen to select your location and call service mode.
Call Rule
Call Rule
Use this screen to configure speed dial for SIP phone numbers that you often call.
Call History
Call History
Use this screen to view detailed information for each outgoing call you made or each incoming call from someone calling you. You can also view a summary list of received, dialed and missed calls.
System Monitor
Log
System Log
Use this screen to view the status of events that occurred to the Zyxel Device. You can export or email the logs.
 
Security Log
Use this screen to view all security related events. You can select the level and category of the security events in their proper drop-down list window.
Levels include:
Emergency
Alert
Critical
Error
Warning
Notice
Informational
Debugging
Categories include:
Account
Attack
Firewall
MAC Filter
Traffic Status
WAN
Use this screen to view the status of all network traffic going through the WAN port of the Zyxel Device.
 
LAN
Use this screen to view the status of all network traffic going through the LAN ports of the Zyxel Device.
 
NAT
Use this screen to view NAT statistics for connected hosts.
VoIP Status
VoIP Status
Use this screen to view VoIP registration, current call status and phone numbers for the phone ports.
ARP Table
ARP Table
Use this screen to view the ARP table. It displays the IP and MAC address of each DHCP connection.
Routing Table
Routing Table
Use this screen to view the routing table on the Zyxel Device.
Multicast Status
IGMP Status
Use this screen to view the status of all IGMP settings on the Zyxel Device.
 
MLD Status
Use this screen to view the status of all MLD settings on the Zyxel Device.
WLAN Station Status
WLAN Station Status
Use this screen to view the wireless stations that are currently associated to the Zyxel Device’s WiFi.
Cellular Statistics
Cellular Statistics
Use this screen to look at the cellular Internet connection status.
GPON Status
GPON Status
Use this screen to view the optical fiber transceiver’s TX power and RX power level and its temperature.
Maintenance
System
System
Use this screen to set the Zyxel Device name and Domain name.
User Account
User Account
Use this screen to change the user password on the Zyxel Device.
Remote Management
MGMT Services
Use this screen to enable specific traffic directions for network services.
 
Trust Domain
Use this screen to view a list of public IP addresses which are allowed to access the Zyxel Device through the services configured in the Maintenance > Remote Management > MGMT Services screen.
SNMP
SNMP
Use this screen to configure SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) settings.
Time
Time
Use this screen to change your Zyxel Device’s time and date.
E-mail Notification
E-mail Notification
Use this screen to configure up to two mail servers and sender addresses on the Zyxel Device.
Log Setting
Log Settings
Use this screen to change your Zyxel Device’s log settings.
Firmware Upgrade
Firmware Upgrade
Use this screen to upload firmware to your Zyxel Device.
Backup/Restore
Backup/Restore
Use this screen to backup and restore your Zyxel Device’s configuration (settings) or reset the factory default settings.
Reboot
Reboot
Use this screen to reboot the Zyxel Device / Zyxel Mesh system without turning the power off.
Diagnostic
Ping&Traceroute&Nslookup
Use this screen to identify problems with the Zyxel Device. You can use Ping, TraceRoute, or Nslookup to help you identify problems.
 
802.1ag
Use this screen to configure CFM (Connectivity Fault Management) MD (maintenance domain) and MA (maintenance association), perform connectivity tests and view test reports.
 
802.3ah
Use this screen to configure link OAM port parameters,
Dashboard
Use the menu items in the navigation panel on the right to open screens to configure the Zyxel Device’s features.
Navigation Panel
Widget Icon
Click the Widget icon () in the lower left corner to arrange the screen order.
Dashboard Widget
The following screen appears. Select a block and hold it to move around. Click the Check icon () in the lower left corner to save the changes.
Check Icon