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How do I enable Energy Efficient Ethernet in my SBG10 gateway?
Answer
During periods of low Internet activity, Energy Efficient Ethernet features reduces power consumption by 50% or more while retaining full compatibility with existing equipment.  By default Energy Efficient Ethernet is disabled in the SBG10.  This document describes how to enable Energy Efficient Ethernet.


Enable Energy Efficient Ethernet
  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.  Enter http://192.168.0.1 into the address box, and press the Enter key.  The Login page will appear.

    NOTE: A security or private risk alert may appear on the web browser advising users to proceed with caution when accessing the Web Manager. There is no risk in proceeding to the Web Manager.  For instructions to by-pass the alert screen, refer to article # 18181 - Alert Message for Web Manager Access.
     
  2. On the Login page, enter admin in the User Name field.
     
  3. Enter password or a customized password in the Password field.

    NOTE: When using the default password to login, it may be required to set a unique password to proceed to the Web Manager.  For assistance with Web Manager Access, refer to article # 18249 – SBG10: Web Manager Access.
     
  4. Click the Apply button.  The System Basic Setup page will appear.

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  5. On the System Basic Setup page, click the LAN Setup link on the top menu.  The LAN Settings page will appear.
     
  6. On the LAN Settings page, click the Ports link on the left-hand menu.  The Ethernet Port Configuration page will appear.  
     
  7. On the Ethernet Port Configuration page, click the Select Ethernet Port drop-down menu to select the desired Ethernet port.
     
  8. Click the Energy Efficient Ethernet drop-down menu and select Enable
     
  9. Click the Apply button.  The system pop-up window will appear. 

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  10. Click the OK button on the system pop-up window.  The Ethernet Port Configuration page will refresh.

    NOTE: Repeat steps 7 - 10 for additional Ethernet Ports to configure Energy Efficient Ethernet.

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