How to set up D-Link DSL-2878 for nbn FTTP

Please follow the steps below to set up your D-Link DSL-2878.

  1. Ensure your nbn Connection Box is turned on.
  2. Plug an Ethernet cable from UNI-D1 port on your nbn Connection Box into the yellow LAN/WAN port on your D-Link router.
    Note: if UNI-D1 doesn't work, try each UNI-D port.
    D-Link DSL-2878 LAN/WAN port
  3. Plug in the power cable and turn your DSL-2878 on using the Power button on the side.
    D-Link DSL-2878 Power port
  4. Connect a device to your DSL-2878 via WiFi or Ethernet cable and go to in your browser.
  5. Select Settings then select Internet.
  6. Select Ethernet as Configure your WAN connection
  7. Select Advanced Settings.
  8. If your nbn plan was activated before 1 March 2023 or you have nbn Phone included in your service, more settings are needed. Enter 2 for Vlan ID.
  9. Select PPPoE for Connection.
  10. Enter your iiNet username and password.
  11. Click Save.

Your D-Link DSL-2878 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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