How to Configure PPPoE Server and Accounts on a UTT Business Router

How to configure PPPoE server and accounts on a UTT Business Router


PPPoE server is commonly used solutions in the network for apartments, rental houses, hotels and so on. With a PPPoE server configured on a UTT business router, clients can get authenticated and managed easily.


  1. A UTT Business Router (hereinafter shortened as “the Router"), such as UTT N518W, AC750W, AC750GW, AC1220GW, ER518, ER840G, and ER4240G.
  2. Firmware Version: 1.7.0 to 2.5.3
  3. A PC/laptop connected to the Router wirelessly or through an Ethernet cable


  1. Open a web browser. Log into the Web UI of the Router (default IP address, username: admin, password: admin). Please refer to Figure 1-1.
Figure 1-1
  1. Go to User Management > PPPoE Server. Please refer to Figure 1-2.
    1. Check Enable PPPoE Server.
    2. If Mandatory PPPoE Authentication is enabled, all clients connected to the Router (except for those in the Exception Group) will have to dial up with PPPoE accounts.
    3. Exception Group can be configured in User Management > User Group. Please refer to
    4. Configure the Start IP Address. This is the first IP address in the PPPoE address pool. The Start IP Address and IP Counts define the range of the PPPoE address pool.
    5. Configure Primary DNS Server and Secondary DNS Server.
    6. Keep other options on this page as default or modify them to handle different scenarios.
Figure 1-2
  1. Click Account Settings and Add to configure PPPoE accounts. Please refer to Figure 1-3.
Figure 1-3
  1. Configure the account. Please refer to Figure 1-4.
    1. If Auto is selected in MAC Binding, the Router will automatically bind the MAC address of the first dialed-up client to this account, so that only that client can use this account. The bound MAC address can also be configured manually if Manual is selected.
    2. Max Session specifies the number of clients that can use this account.
    3. With Static IP Address configured, the dial-up client will obtain this static IP address. This address must be in the PPPoE address pool.
    4. Check Accounting Mode and configure Account Effective Date and Expiration Date, the account will only take effect during this period.
    5. Max. Tx Rate and Max. Rx Rate specify the upload bandwidth and download bandwidth of this account.
Figure 1-4
  1. User Status can be monitored in PPPoE Server > User Status. Please refer to Figure 1-5.
Figure 1-5


The bandwidth control rule in PPPoE accounts has a higher priority than any other bandwidth control rule configured in QoS.