Friday, June 3, 2011

Bridge a Motorola DSL Modem

Digital subscriber line (DSL) modems, such as the Motorola DSL modem, allow a computer to access the Internet through a DSL connection. However, most DSL modems do not provide a way to connect additional computers to the Internet through the DSL network. To do this, you will need a router to set up a network for your computers or other devices. Before you do that, you need to bridge your Motorola DSL modem.

This article will help you to Bridge a Motorola DSL Modem.


  1. Open a Web browser and type "" into the address bar.
  2. Log into your DSL modem at the prompt. Use "admin" for both the username and password if you have never logged into the modem before. Update the auto calendar settings if desired.

  3. Click on the "Broadband DSL Line" tab at the next window, then click "Configure Connection."

  4. Click the "Bridged Ethernet" from the Protocol menu at the window that appears.
  5. Click the "Save and Restart the Connection" to restart the modem with the saved changes.