2Wire - Qwest's "Advanced Networking Modem"

Click to enter the 2Wire


The lights are pretty much like the Actiontec's.

Power means power.
Ethernet 1, 2, 3, and 4, refer to whether there's anything plugged in (and active) on the ethernet ports.
USB means there's something plugged into USB. Or there's not. Depending on whether it's on.
Wireless indicates whether the wifi feature is activated or not.
DSL shows training status.
Internet shows whether it's authenticated. It will stay off if the connection is bridged.

Set-up Procedure:

Web interface:
No user name or password

Click on Advanced Configuration Settings, over on the right side of the main 2Wire page. Then put in the correct info and click Save.

To set it up to be a transparent bridge, follow these instructions (for a pdf with screenshots of the process click here):

  1. Go to "". The 2Wire 2700 HG home page should open.
  2. Click "Advanced Configuration Settings" over on the lower right-hand side.
  3. Scroll down and select Transparent Bridging Mode. Then, click SAVE.
  4. Select the HOME button. That should take you back to 2Wire home page.
  5. Enter “” in the Address bar to open the Management and Diagnostic Console page.
  6. On the menu on the left side of the screen, select Configure (under “Broadband Link”).
  7. In the “DSL and ATM Settings” section:
  8. On that same screen, scroll down and click the SUBMIT button.
  9. Now it should be a transparent bridge.


    Various documentation on how to do various tasks is available from Qwest here.