Ethernet Settings

Use the Ethernet Settings screen to view and modify the Ethernet settings for the Crestron Home processor.

To view the Ethernet Settings screen, select Settings System Settings Icon > System Configuration > Ethernet Settings.

The Current Settings panel displays the following Ethernet settings:

  • DHCP: Reports whether DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is turned on or off.
  • Host Name: The Crestron Home processor hostname.
  • Domain: The Crestron Home processor domain name.
  • IP Address: The Crestron Home processor IP address.
  • NOTE: If a static IP address is set for the Crestron Home processor, a DNS server must also be set to generate the IP address. DNS servers may be added or edited by tapping Advanced Settings.

  • Subnet Mask: The Crestron Home processor subnet mask address.
  • Default Router: The default gateway router address.
  • MAC Address: The Crestron Home processor unique MAC (Media Access Control) address.

The following Ethernet settings may be edited in the Settings panel.

  • DHCP: Tap On to turn DHCP on, or tap Off to turn DHCP off.
  • NOTE: If DHCP is turned on, the device IP address, the subnet mask, and the default router settings may not be changed manually.

  • Host Name: Enter the Crestron Home processor hostname.
  • Domain: Enter the Crestron Home processor domain name used for connection.
  • IP Address: If DHCP is turned off, enter the Crestron Home processor IP address.
  • Subnet Mask: If DHCP is turned off, enter the Crestron Home processor subnet mask address.
  • Default Router: If DHCP is turned off, enter the default gateway router IP address.

After making any changes to the Ethernet settings, tap Done. A dialog box is displayed to confirm the changes. Tap OK to save the changes and to reboot the device using the new Ethernet settings. Tap Cancel to cancel the changes.

Tap Advanced Settings at the bottom of the screen to display the Advanced Ethernet Settings screen.

Use the Advanced Ethernet Settings screen to view and modify advanced Ethernet settings. This screen is also used to configure authentication for the device.

The following Ethernet settings may be viewed in the Current Settings panel.

  • DNS Servers: The DNS (Domain Name Servers) servers that are used to generate IP addresses for the Crestron Home processor.
    • Tap the plus button (+) at the top of the DNS Servers menu to display a dialog box for entering a new DNS server IP address.
    • Enter the new DNS server address in the provided text field.
    • Tap OK to save the new DNS server or tap Cancel to cancel the addition.
  • CIP Port: The CIP (Crestron Internet Protocol) port number for the CIP routing protocol.
  • Secure CIP Port: The secure CIP port number for the CIP routing protocol.
  • Web Port: The web port number for the hypertext transfer protocol.
  • Secure Web Port: The secure web port number for the hypertext transfer protocol.

The following Ethernet settings may be edited in the Settings panel.

  • CIP Port: Enter the CIP port number for the CIP routing protocol.
  • Secure CIP Port: Enter the secure CIP port number for the CIP routing protocol.
  • CTP Port: Enter the CTP port number for the CTP routing protocol.
  • Secure CTP Port: Enter the secure CTP port number for the CTP routing protocol.
  • Web Port: Enter the web port number for the hypertext transfer protocol.
  • Secure Web Port: Enter the secure web port number for the hypertext transfer protocol.

After making any changes to the advanced Ethernet settings, tap Apply. A dialog box is displayed confirming whether the changes should be submitted. Tap OK to save the changes and to reboot the device using the new advanced Ethernet settings. Tap Cancel to cancel the changes.

Tap Basic Settings to return to the main Ethernet Settings screen.

To return to the previous screen, tap  Back.