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Cisco RV016 RV042G and RV082 routers

Cisco RV016 RV042G and RV082 routers

How to configure Cisco RV016 RV042G and RV082 routers

login Credentials:

  • Routers Default IP address 192.168.1.1
  • Username: admin
  • Password: admin

Go to Setup > Network Configuration

  • Use the IP mode: IPv4 Only for both WAN and LAN
  • Under WAN Settings, Click the Configuration file for WAN 1
  • WAN Connection Type = PPPoE
  • Username = (end users username for 1st Internet link)
  • Password = (end users password for 1st Internet link)
  • Service Name = (LEAVE BLANK)
  • KeepAlive = 30 Secs
  • MTU = Manual 1458
  • Save the settings and return to Network Configuration.
  • For Dual WAN follow the process above for WAN 2 with the 2nd Internet links credentials.

If you're unable to see the WAN 2 interface under WAN1. Ensure that under DMZ Settings that Enable DMZ is not ticked.

If you have a public IP address (isn't a 192.168.x.x, 172.16(-31).x.x or 10.x.x.x as its gained IP address) then you have correctly set-up the ADSL connections on the router. If you are struggling to get authentication on the router, but the modems have DSL sync, click the “Log” tab, and then “View System Log”. Have a look for an entry for ppp0 or ppp1, it normally details why it can't connect. Common reasons are incorrect credentials, if that's the case then swap the WAN cables physically on the router.


 Go to System Management > Dual WAN:-

  1. Use the Load Balance setting, “Load Balance (Auto Mode)”
  2. Under the Interface Setting, click on the WAN 1 Configuration file:-
  3. Upstream = (Estimated upload speed giving by the portal)
  4. Downstream = (Estimated download speed giving by the portal)
  5. Ensure that “Enable Network Service Detection” is ticked
  6. Retry count = 10
  7. Retry timeout = 10 seconds
  8. When Fail = Keep System Log and Remove the Connection
  9. Ensure that “Default Gateway” is ticked
  10. keep “ISP Host”  unticked and blank
  11. keep “Remote Host” unticked and blank
  12. keep “DNS Lookup Host” unticked and blank
  13. Save the settings and return to the Dual WAN tab.
  14. Follow the same process above for WAN2.

Once both WAN Interfaces are setup go to Bandwidth Management:-

Under the Bandwidth Management Type:-

  • Type = Priority

 Then click on “Service Management”

  • Service Name = SIP
  • Protocol = UDP
  • Port Range = 5060 to 5060

Click “add to list”, then enter in

  • Service Name = RTP
  • Protocol = UDP
  • Port Range = 10000 to 65335

Click “add to list” then click “ok”

You should be back on the Bandwidth Management Type setting:-

  • Interface = WAN1 and WAN2 ticked
  • Service = SIP [UDP/5060~5060]
  • Direction = Upstream
  • Priority = High
  • Enable = ticked

Click on “Add to list” then enter in

  • Interface = WAN1 and WAN2 ticked
  • Service = SIP [UDP/5060~5060]
  • Direction = Downstream
  • Priority = High
  • Enable = ticked

Click on “Add to list” then enter in

  • Interface = WAN1 and WAN2 ticked
  • Service = RTP [UDP/10000~65335]
  • Direction = Upstream
  • Priority = High
  • Enable = ticked

Click on “Add to list” then enter in

  • Interface = WAN1 and WAN2 ticked
  • Service = RTP [UDP/10000~65335]
  • Direction = Downstream
  • Priority = High
  • Enable = ticked

Once all 4 settings have been added to the list click on save.


Go to Firewall > General and set Remote Management to Enable and set the port to 443.

It will ask you to change the username and password as a result of this, use the username “admin” and a password appropriate to the customer but obfuscated. Remember this is to use the public IP addresses, so security is important.