Applies to
Prolink Hurricane 9200/S ADSL Ethernet Modem Router

Windows Vista, XP, 2000, ME, 98, 95, NT 4.0

PROLiNK FIDA International


2.34 MB

Driver Date & Version
2005 (ver. 1.0)


To get the PROLiNK Hurricane 9200 Router Configuration or settings, you will have to refer to the user manual. Depends on your region, you may find a printed copy of the manual in your package with your Hurricane 9200 router, or you get a CD with a soft copy of the manual inside.

The user manual is 205 pages in total and is divided into 5 parts:

  1. Part 1, [Getting Started] describes the product features, provides quick start setup instructions, and explains basic configuration information you will need to begin using the Hurricane 9200/S.
  2. Read the chapters in Part 1 before attempting to use or configure the device. Depending on your LAN and Internet connection requirements, no additional configuration may be needed before you begin using the device.
  3. Part 2, [Interfaces and Operating Modes] describes the available operating modes and how to configure them.
  4. Part 2 also provides detailed configuration instructions for each of the Hurricane 9200/Ss interfaces. These instructions will be of particular use when your network or Internet connection requirements differ from those reflected in the default product settings.
  5. Part 3, [Routing and IP-Related Features] provides configuration instructions and detailed information on using the Hurricane 9200/Ss routing features, such as DHCP server, DNS relay, and IP routes.
  6. Part 4, [Security Features] describes how to configure Network Address Translation (NAT) and the embedded firewall, and how to create your own data filters.
  7. Part 5, [Administrative Tasks and System Monitoring] provides instructions for network and system administrators on controlling access to the Hurricane 9200/Ss configuration software, viewing system performance statistics, diagnosing problems, upgrading the system software, managing the configuration, and configuring special features.

Prolink Hurricane 9200 Basic Setting

If you just want to have a quick setup with the most basic setting that works, this may help. It is the most basic setting that will help you to connect to the Internet without any other features, such as firewall or NAT.

General Settings

ATM Interface Selects the ATM interface you want to use (0). Your system may be configured with more than one ATM interface if you are using different types of services with your ISP. (Chapter 5)
Operation Mode Enables or disables the Hurricane 9200/S. When set to Disabled, the device cannot be used to provide Internet connectivity or routing services for your network.
Encapsulation Determines the type of data link your ISP uses to communicate with your ADSL/Ethernet router. (Chapter 5)
VCI and VPI Determine the unique data path your modem uses to communicate with your ISP. (Chapter 5)
Bridge Enables or disables bridging between the Hurricane 9200/S and your ISP. (Chapter 6)
IGMP Used to enable the WAN interface to pass Internet Group Management Protocol messages it receives to the LAN PCs. You must also enable the LAN or USB interfaces for IGMP (Chapter 4).
IP Address and Subnet Mask If your ISP has provided a public IP address to your LAN, enter the address and the associated subnet mask in the boxes provided. (Note: In bridge configurations, the public IP address may be entered on your PC rather than on the ADSL/Ethernet router; check with your ISP.) (Chapter 5)
Use DHCP When enabled, your ISP will assign IP addresses to your WAN interface. When disabled, the WAN interface must (Chapter 5).
Default Route When enabled, specifies that the WAN interface IP address specified above will be used as the default route for your LAN. Whenever one of your LAN computers attempts to access the Internet, the data will be sent via this interface. (Chapter 5)
Gateway IP Address Specifies the IP address that identifies the ISP server through which your Internet connection will be routed. (Chapter 5)

PPP Settings

PPP User Name and Password The user name and password you use to log in to your ISP. (Note: this is not the same as the user name and password you used to log in to Configuration Manager.) (Chapter 5)
Use DNS Specifies whether the DNS server addresses that your LAN will use should be supplied dynamically each time you connect to the ISP. If you click Disable, you must configure DNS addresses manually on each PC or on the fields below. (Chapter 5)

DNS Settings

Primary/Secondary DNS Server Specifies the primary and secondary domain name system (DNS) server addresses provided by your ISP. (Chapter 9)

Download PROLiNK Hurricane 9200 Router Configuration here.

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