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The Netcomm NF18 CloudMesh Gateway Setup Guide

  • If the router has been factory reset select ‘Skip to Main Menu’
    On the left hand toolbar go to ‘Internet’
  • If there are already any ‘Current Connections’ listed delete all of them
  • Select ‘Create New’ and fill in the details shown below
  • Most of these options will be prefilled, it’s just the red circled options in the photo below that you need to focus on.
  • Description: Enter ‘AussieBB’
  • Internet Service: VDSL: FTTN connections otherwise Ethernet WAN: All other connection types
  • Connection Type: Dynamic IP
  • DNS Servers: When you connect to the internet your router reaches out to DNS servers to find out where your data needs to be sent. Think of this an entering an address into Google Maps to find out where it is.
  • ​​​​​​​Primary: 202.142.1472.142
  • Secondary:
  • 802.1P: -1
  • VLAN Tag: -1
  • NAT: Enabled
  • Firewall: Enabled
  • MTU Size: 1500
  • MSS Size: 1460
  • IP Protocol: IPv4/IPv6
  • DHCPv6 (IANA): Enabled
  • DHCPv6 (IAPD): Enabled
  • IGMP: Enabled

Enable WAN Access
Once the router has internet access, enable WAN access over HTTP

  • Log into the router via
  • Select ‘Advanced’ on the left hand toolbar
  • On the bottom right of the screen under ‘Security’ select ‘Access Control’
  • Enable ‘WAN’ in the ‘HTTP’ row (row 1, column 4) and select ‘Apply/Save’
  • Disable the Access Control Mode at the bottom of the page
  • If you need to update the Netcomm NF18 CloudMesh Gateway firmware, click here.

    The Netcomm NF18 CloudMesh Gateway is an excellent nbn™/Opticomm modem router.

    The Netcomm NF18 CloudMesh Gateway features a Gigabit WAN port as well as VDSL2/ADSL2 technologies, the NF18MESH will connect with FTTN, FTTB, FTTC and FTTH. The Gateway also features VoIP for HD quality voice calls with the capacity to connect 2 phones.

    To learn more or to purchase one from Aussie Broadband – please click this link.

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