How to set up ASUS DSL-AC68U for nbn HFC

Please follow the steps below to set up your ASUS DSL-AC68U.

  1. Ensure your nbn Connection Box is turned on.
  2. Plug an Ethernet cable from the UNI-D1 port on your nbn Connection Box into the nominated LAN/WAN port (e.g. LAN 4) on your ASUS DSL-AC68U.
    ASUS DSL-AC68U Single LAN
  3. Plug in the power adaptor and power on the modem/router.
    ASUS DSL-AC68U Power Port
  4. Connect your computer or any device to your modem by plugging an Ethernet cable from the device to the Ethernet port, or you can connect your device via Wi-Fi.
    ASUS DSL-AC68U LAN Ports
  5. Go to or in your browser.
  6. Log in with your ASUS username and password. By default these are:
    Username: admin
    Password: admin
  7. On the home screen, select Advanced Settings > WAN > Dual WAN
  8. Set the Primary WAN to: Ethernet WAN | LAN Port 4
    Note: (this will be the port that you have connected to from your nbn Connection Box)
  9. Click on the Internet Connection tab.
  10. Set the Primary WAN to Ethernet WAN | LAN Port 4 (Or the port you are using) 
  11. Click Apply.
  12. Go to the Internet Connection tab.
  13. Set the WAN Connection Type to PPPoE.
  14. Change Enable WAN to YES.
  15. In PPP Username and Password, enter your iiNet Username and Password and select Apply.
  16. Select Advanced Settings > LAN > IPTV.
  17. Set the ISP Profile to Manual.
  18. If your nbn plan was activated before 1 March 2023 or you have nbn Phone included in your service, more settings are needed. Set Internet VID to 2 and PRI to 0.
  19. Select Apply.

Your ASUS DSL-AC68U should now be online. If you're still having issues, please see Improving WiFi Signal or call us on 13 22 58 for further assistance.

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