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2Wire Gateways have indicator lights that can be used to solve installation and connection problems. The tables below can help you to understand what the indicator lights mean.
There are 2 tables, the first is for the 2701 and the second is for the older 1000 series

Whenever the 2Wire is first powered on it performs a Power On Self Test, The gateway must complete this test, If it fails you may have faulty unit.
2Wire Gateways have a factory reset button on the rear panel look for the red circle.



2Wire 2701 gateway

The Power light will flash green during POST when POST completes successfully the Power light glows steady green.
The table below is a key for the lights on the front panel of a 2Wire 2701 Gateway after a successful POST.

Modem Light state
Unlit
Flashing Red
Steady Red
Flashing Orange
Flashing Green slow
Flashing Green fast
Steady Green

Power Light

Gateway has no power

Not Applicable

System Error Contact Tech Support

Gateway Undergoing a Software Upgrade

Gateway Undergoing POST

Not Applicable

Gateway is ready for Service

Ethernet Light

Gateway is off or no devices connected

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Data Traffic Lan/Wan

Devices Connected to Gateway

Wireless Light

Gateway is off or no devices connected

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Data Traffic WLan/Wan

Devices Connected to Gateway

DSL Light

Gateway is off or booting up

Not Applicable

Gateway is unable to establish sync

Not Applicable

Gateway is attempting to establish sync

Not Applicable

Gateway has established sync

Internet Light

Gateway is unable to detect a DSL signal

Not Applicable

Gateway is unable to initiate a PPPoE session

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Gateway initiating a PPPoE session

Gateway has established a PPPoE session





2Wire 1000 series


    •The Power light will flash green during POST when POST completes successfully the Power light glows steady green.


    •The Broadband Link light will glow steady green when the gateway has ADSL sync and a PPPoE session. A flashing orange light means ADSL synchronization is being attempted. A steady orange light means the gateway has ADSL sync and no PPPoE session, terminated PPPoE session. A flashing green light means a PPPoE session is being initiated.


    •The Local Network light glows steady green if a computer or other lan devices have a lan connection using any available provided access on the gateway.

The table below is a key for the lights on the front panel of a 2Wire 1000 series Gateway after a successful POST.

Modem Light state
Unlit
Steady Red
Flashing Orange
Steady Orange
Flashing Green
Steady Green

Power

Gateway has no power

Gateway has failed POST

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Gateway is doing POST

Gateway is ready

Broadband Link

No ADSL signal is detected

No ADSL signal is detected

ADSL synchronization is being attempted

Gateway has ADSL sync and no PPPoE session

PPPoE session is being initiated

Gateway has ADSL sync and a PPPoE session

Local Network

No connected lan devices

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Gateway detects connected lan device



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last modified: 2007-03-19 16:26:26