ADSL Modem-specific notes

The Asus 6000 is an ADSL modem/router. This means you can plug in into your LAN and it takes care of doing NAT, etc. With the later firmware versions you can also use it as a forwarding nameserver. It supports pinholing and has "special" NAT support for some protocols that don't play nice.

You can configure the modem by telnetting to it. It also runs a webserver on port 80.

Its default IP address is

The default password for the modem is "adsl1234" or maybe "asus" depending on the firmware version.