ASUS DSL AC68U Router Set Up Guide (FTTN)

Here’s how to set up your ASUS DSL AC68U Router on the Pentanet network. Let’s go!

(Note: This guide is for Fibre to the Node/Basement (FTTN/B) only. If you’re using this unit and are connected to other services, please click here)

  1. Plug in the power adaptor and power on the device, making sure to also connect your phone line to the device’s DSL port.

  2. Use the supplied ethernet cable to connect a computer to one of the yellow LAN ports. You can also connect wirelessly, however we recommend ethernet connection.

  3. Open a web browser and browse to http://192.168.1.1. Use the following details to log in:

    • Default username: admin
    • Default password: admin (if these credentials have previously been changed, please use the new ones. If you don’t know the password and can’t log in, you may need to factory reset the unit)
  4. Under Advanced Settings and select WAN

  5. Click Internet Connection tab

  6. Set WAN Type to DSL and VDSL WAN (PTM) .

  7. Set WAN Connection type to PPPoE

  8. Select Enable WAN to YES.

  9. Most Pentanet services don’t require VLAN tagging, but if the email you received from Pentanet’s provisioning team advises to include VLAN tag, please use these settings:

    • 802.1Q – Enable set to Yes
    • VLAN ID set to 100
    • 802.1P set to 1
  10. Enter your PPP Username and Password - this is your Pentanet authentication username and password, which you can find in your Pentanet welcome email. You can also find it in your customer portal if lost or forgotten.

  11. Click OK.

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And that’s it!

You can now enjoy your superfast Pentanet internet connection to stream, browse, and game online.

Note: Your Asus router has two Wi-Fi networks which broadcast on different frequencies - 2.4GHz and 5GHz. 5GHz can reach faster speeds, but doesn’t penetrate walls well. 2.4GHz travels farther, but often won’t be as fast. We recommend using the 5GHz network when you’re nearby the unit, or the 2.4GHz if you’re in a different room or further away.


Pssst… your customer portal awaits! Don’t forget to login to your customer portal to check your data usage, find your latest bills, grab your referral code to earn a $50 gift card… and more!

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Published date: 06/04/2020
Last updated: 07/04/2020 (Jeremy)
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