How to set up Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 for NBN FTTP or Fixed Wireless

Please follow the steps below to set up your Netgear Nighthawk RAX80.

  1. Ensure your NBN Connection Box is turned on.
  2. Plug an Ethernet cable from UNI-D1 on your NBN Connection Box into the yellow Internet port on your Nighthawk router.
    Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 Internet port
    If UNI-D1 doesn't work, try each UNI-D port. 
  3. Plug in the power cable and turn your Nighthawk on using the Power button.
    Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 Power port
  4. Connect a device to your Nighthawk via WiFi or Ethernet cable and go to or in your browser.
    By defaults these are:
    Username: admin
    Password: password
  5. Select Internet.
  6. Select Yes to Does your Internet connection require a login?
  7. Select PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet) from the Encapsulation drop down.
  8. Enter your iiNet username and password.
  9. Click Apply.
  10. Select AdvancedAdvanced Setup and VLAN/Bridge Settings.
  11. Enable VLAN/Bridge Setup check box. 
  12. Select By VLAN tag group
  13. Click Add.
  14. Enter a Name for the VLAN (e.g. "Internet").
  15. Enter 2 in VLAN ID.
  16. Enter 0 in Priority and Add.
  17. Click Apply.

Your Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 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.