Knowledgebase: Internet Access (WAN)
Changing MTU size of the router
Posted by Glenn Aban on 29 September 2010 02:31 PM

CHANGING MTU SIZE OF THE ROUTER

Accessing Telnet

Click Start > Run and type Telnet 192.168.1.1 in the Open box as below. Note that the IP
address in the example is the default address of the router. If you have changed the default,
enter the current IP address of the router.


Click OK. The Telnet terminal will be open. If an administrator password has not already
been assigned, follow the on-screen instructions to assign one.



After assigning a password, type . You will see a list of valid/common commands depending
on the router that you use.



Type the command: wan ppp_mss then press ENTER (the current MTU size will display)
To change the MTU size type : wan ppp_mss 1500 then press ENTER (Note that 1500 is the
MTU size).



Check the new MTU size by typing wan ppp_mss then press ENTER.

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