Netgear CG3000D Home Gateway
Last Updated: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 > Related Articles
Learn about the available ports and an explanation of the status lights on a Netgear CG3000D Home Gateway.
The Netgear CG3000D has the following ports available on the back of the gateway:
- ETHERNET - Four ports connect to the Ethernet port on your computer or home network.
- USB - Connects to selected client devices.
- CABLE - Connects to the cable wall outlet.
- POWER - Connects the gateway to the power adapter.
- POWER ON / OFF - Turns the gateway on and off.
|Power||Solid Green||None. The gateway is powered on.||N/A|
|Blinking Green||Power on self-test||N/A|
|Off||No power.||Verify power supply connections and electrical outlet. Also make sure the outlet is not connected to a switch.|
|Blinking Green||None. The gateway is scanning for a downstream channel.||N/A|
|Off||None. No downstream channel is locked.||N/A|
|Blinking Green||None. The gateway is scanning for an upstream channel.||N/A|
|Off||None. No upstream channel is locked.||N/A|
|Internet||Solid Green||None. The cable modem is online.||N/A|
|Blinking Green||None. The cable modem is synchronizing with the Cox network.||There is network activity over the Internet port.|
|Off||The cable modem is offline.||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.|
|1, 2, 3, 4||Solid Green||None. The gateway is successfully connected to a device through that port.|
|Blinking Green||None. There is network activity over that port.||N/A|
|Off||No devices are connected.||Verify Ethernet cable connections, the TCP/IP settings and the NIC. NIC drivers may need to be reinstalled. If these steps do not resolve the issue, contact Customer Support.|
The Netgear CG3000D comes configured with wireless security. By default, the Netgear home networking gateway supports up to 802.11n wireless standards and uses WPA / WPA2 wireless security settings. The SSID and Passphrase are printed on the label on the gateway.
- The SSID on the gateway is the same as the last 6 characters of the Wireless MAC address.
- The Passphrase is the same as the 9-digit serial number of the home networking gateway.