UTStarcom WA3002 -G1 ADSL BSNL Type 2 Modem Configuration

UTStarcom WA3002 -g1 ADSL Modem belongs to BSNL type 2 modem category. BSNL type 2 modem means you can connect your computer to a modem using both Ethernet cable and wireless. WA3002-G4 has inbuilt router feature and you do not need to purchase an extra router to connect and share Internet among multiple devices. This tutorial explains how to configure Internet access and wireless security on this modem without setup disc. We also discuss how to manage this device including setting WiFi encryption, firmware upgrade, repairing common problems, Opening ports, recovering password etc.

Setup BSNL Type 2 ADSL Modem WA3002 -g1 UTStarcom

  1. Connect to computer

    Connect the LAN port of WA3002 to the computer using an Ethernet cable and power on it.

  2. Login to Setup Page

    Login IP address of UTStarcom WA3002is While pressing enter key after entering the IP address on the browser address bar, provide the below information to log in.

    • Username: admin
    • Password: admin
    Configure WA 3002 -g1 ADSL BSNL Gateway

  3. Click on Advanced Setup

    Now you will see all possible Internet connection settings and you should select PPPoE connection. Unless you want to bridge UTStarcom WA3002 -G1 ADSL, PPPoE is the correct Internet connection method.

  4. Edit VPI settings of PPPoE connection in WA3002 BSNL Modem

    Click on Edit button opposite to the PPPoE and Enter the following details.

    • VPI = 0
    • VCI = 35
    Enter VCI and VPI

    After entering the details click on next.

  5. Select PPPoE from the list of network protocols and click next

  6. BSNL Username and Password

    Here you need to enter the BSNL Dataone service Username and password provided by BSNL broadband. If you do not know the username and password, you must contact BSNL Technical department or check the activation email sent by them.

    Here you should enter the Dataone username and password provided by BSNL. After entering all the details save settings.

  7. Choose Save/Reboot WA 3002 -g1 ADSL BSNL Modem

    After finishing the Internet configuration in UTStarcom WA3002 ADSL Type 2 Modem, we need to reboot it. To reboot it, click on Management and click Save/Boot.

    Wait for a minute and when all the lights are steady, check for the Internet connection.

Setup Wireless & Security On UTStarcom WA3002 BSNL Type 2 Modem

After completing the Internet configuration on UTStarcom modem, we need to set up wireless and WiFi security on it. If you do not configure strong wireless security, anyone can sneak into your network since BSNL type 2 modems by default broadcast wireless signals. Steps to complete this procedure, follow the instructions below.
  1. Click on Wireless

    Click on Wireless tab in the left-hand side menu.
    • Make sure Checkbox near Wireless is checked

    • Write the desired name for your BSNL wireless network at SSID

    • Use Hide Access Point feature to disable SSID broadcast

  2. Enable Guest Access

    If you do not want to give administrative wireless access to your friends at home, BSNL type 2 modem has the feature guest access to allow a limited feature wireless account for your friends. To enable it to check the checkbox at Enable Wireless Guest Network. You can give a different network name for the guest account created.

  3. Click on the Security tab

    To enable wireless security on BSNL UTStarcom WA3002 modem click on Security tab under wireless.
    WiFi Intrusion

    You should select WEP encryption to enable minimum wireless security for UTStarcom WA3002 -G1 ADSL modem. However, WPA and WPA/2 are much better than WEP encryption. Now you need to enter 10 digit alphanumeric characters as a wireless key (0 to 9 and A to F).

  4. Port Forwarding On UTStarcom Modem

    If you are facing trouble with playing online games on BSNL Internet connection, follow the instructions provided in the link below.
    How to Perform Port Forwarding On BSNL Modem

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Reset UTStarcom WA3002 Modem

In case if you forget the login details of UTStarcom WA3002 modem or you want to erase the current broadband configuration, you can follow the instructions provided in the link below. Both hard reset and software reset for UTStarcom modem are explained in that tutorials.
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Configure WA3002 G4 modem With WPA Pre-shared WiFi Protection
  1. Click on Wireless Tab

    This tab on the right-hand side.

    • Check to enable wireless

    • Write desired WiFi Network Name at SSID

  2. Click on Security


    To enable WiFi protection on WA3002-G4 BSNL Type 2 modem, click on security under wireless. To select right network encryption click on network authentication.

    • Network Authentication: WPA-PSK

    • Enter WPA Pre-shared key

    Click Save.

  3. Reboot


    To save changes permanently, go to management and click on Save/Reboot.

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