2.2 Thomson Gateway Web Interface

Introduction

The Thomson Gateway Web Interface allows you to configure your Thomson Gateway using your web browser.

Requirements

Javascript must be enabled on your browser. For more information, consult the help of your Internet browser.

Accessing the Thomson Gateway Web Interface

Proceed as follows:

1

Open your web browser.

2

Browse to http://dsldevice.lan or to the IP address of your Thomson Gateway (by default: 192.168.1.254).

3

If you have protected your Thomson Gateway with a user name and password, the Thomson Gateway will prompt you to enter these. Enter your user name and password and click OK.

4

The Thomson Gateway Web Interface appears.

If your computer runs Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can also access the Thomson Gateway Web Interface using the Internet Gateway Device icon. For more information, see Universal Plug and Play.

Components

All the pages contain following components:

Label

Description

1

Menu

2

Display level section

3

Language bar

4

Location bar

5

Login section

6

Notification area

7

Content pane

8

Tasks

Menu

The menu consists of the following menu items:

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Home:
Allows you to go back to the home page.

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Thomson Gateway:
Provides basic information on the Thomson Gateway.

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Broadband Connection:
Allows you to view/configure your broadband connections.

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Toolbox:
Allows you to assign games or applications to a device and secure your Internet connection.

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Office Network:
Allows you to manage your local network.

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Help:
Allows you to view context-related help information.

Display level section

The display level allows you to switch to another display levels. The following levels are available:

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Basic:
Allows you to configure the basic settings.

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Expert:
Allows you to configure the more advanced settings. In expert mode, you must click Save All to make your changes permanent. If you do not do so, your changes will be lost after rebooting the device.

Language bar

The language bar allows you to change the language of the Thomson Gateway Web interface.

The language bar will only be shown if more than one language is available.

Location bar

The location bar allows you to view the current position in the Thomson Gateway Web interface.

Login section

In this section you can see the current user name.

By clicking your user name, you can:

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Change your password.

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Switch to another user.

Notification area

The notification area is used to display:

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Error messages, indicated by a red traffic light.

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Warnings, indicated by an orange traffic light.

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Information, indicated by a green traffic light.

If none of these events occur, the notification area will not be shown.

Content pane

The content pane displays the information and configurable items of the selected topic.

Tasks

To allow a quick configuration of your Thomson Gateway, some pages may offer you a number of related tasks in the Pick a task list. These tasks will guide you to the page where you can perform the selected task.