Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Gigabit Router


To enable upstream QoS:


1. Click the ADVANCED tab.


2. Select Setup > QoS Setup > Upstream QoS.


3. Select the Turn Internet Access QoS On check box.


4. Select the Turn Bandwidth Control On check box.


5. If you do not know what your uplink bandwidth is, use speedtest.net to find out:

a. Visit http://www.speedtest.net/ .

b. Click the BEGIN TEST button.

Speedtest.net verifies the downstream and upstream speed of your Internet connection.

This test is more accurate when your computer has a wired Ethernet connection to the router.

c. Note the number in the UPLOAD SPEED field.


6.Select the Uplink Bandwidth Maximum radio button.


7. In the Uplink bandwidth Maximum field, type the maximum speed based on your ISP or from the upload results from speedtest.net.


8. Click the Apply button.


The router assigns a high priority to Internet traffic from your

gaming devices to the Internet.




To create a QoS policy for traffic from a specific MAC address:


1. Launch an Internet browser from a computer or wireless device that is connected to the  network.


2. Type http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com.
A login screen displays.


3. Enter the router user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and  password are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Home screen displays.


4. Select ADVANCED > Setup > QoS Setup > Upstream QoS.


5. Click the Setup QoS Rule button.
The QoS Priority Rule list displays.


6. Scroll down and click the Add Priority Rule button.
The QoS - Priority Rules screen displays.


7. From the Priority Category list, select MAC Address.


8. If the device is in the MAC Device List, select its radio button. 
The information from the MAC Device List populates the policy name, MAC Address, and  Device Name fields.

If the device is not in the MAC Device List, click the Refresh button.
If it still does not display, complete the fields. 


9. From the Priority list, select Highest
This is the priority for Internet access for this device’s traffic relative to other applications  and traffic.


10. Click the Apply button.
This rule is saved.



To disable SIP ALG:


1. Launch an Internet browser from a computer or wireless device that is connected to the network.


2. Type http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com.

A login screen displays.


3. Enter the router user name and password.

The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are case-sensitive.

The BASIC Home screen displays.


4. Select ADVANCED > Setup > WAN Setup.


5. Check the box next to Disable SIP ALG under NAT Filtering.


6. Click the Apply button.