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Basic Settings

Basic Modem Settings

Username Your full Westnet email address (e.g. username@westnet.com.au)
Password The password that you normally use to check your Westnet email address.
Encapsulation PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet)
Multiplexing Method LLC - Based
MTU 1492
VPI/VCI 8/35

Setting up Broadband/ADSL and Broadband2+/ADSL2+ Modems

Open Networks iConnectAccess Modems Setup Guide
Belkin F5D5730au Setup Guide
Belkin F5D5630au4 Setup Guide
Belkin F5D7634au4A Setup Guide
Netgear DG834G Setup Guide
Netcomm NB5+4W Setup Guide
DLINK DSL-G604T Setup Guide
Billion 7404VGPX Setup Guide
Linksys AG300 Setup Guide
TP-LINK TD-W8920G Setup Guide

Westnet Dialup Number

Australia-wide 0198 308 333

Mobile Broadband

SP Code 555A1
Please Note:
The letter "A" can be upper or lowercase

DNS Address

These are generally obtained automatically from your modem. There are some cases where you may need to set these manually.

Primary 203.21.20.20
Secondary 203.10.1.9

IP Address

No configuration required. Always server assigned / automatic.

Mail Server (POP3 / SMTP / IMAP)

Incoming mail.westnet.com.au
Outgoing mail.westnet.com.au

Mail Server (POP3 / SMTP / IMAP) - when connecting from a non-Westnet connection

Incoming mail.westnet.com.au Port 110 (if using POP3) or 143 (if using IMAP)
Outgoing mail.westnet.com.au Port 2525 or 587 (authentication will be required using full email address and password. Please consult the help documentation for your email program for further instructions)
Username Your full Westnet email address (e.g. username@westnet.com.au)
Password The password that you normally use to check your Westnet email address.
Please Note:
Outgoing mail server requires authentication using your Westnet Email address and Password. Or alternatively you can use "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".

News Server (NNTP)

Australia-wide news.westnet.com.au

For instructions on how to configure Outlook Express to access Westnet's free newsgroups, please click here.

Please Note:
When configuring your Email program to use newsgroups, ensure that you do not select the "My news server requires me to logon" option.

Time Server (NTP)

NSW ntp.nsw.westnet.com.au
QLD ntp.qld.westnet.com.au
SA & NT ntp.sa.westnet.com.au
VIC & TAS ntp.vic.westnet.com.au
WA ntp.westnet.com.au
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