How to use ZON utility?

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What is ZON Utility?

ZON (Zyxel One Network) Utility is a tool designed for the effortless deployment and management of Zyxel network devices. It enables auto-discovery of Zyxel devices across different product ranges, providing detailed device information for easy network setup and management.

What are the benefits of using ZON Utility?

ZON Utility offers several advantages:

  • Auto Discovery: Recognizes Zyxel devices automatically.
  • Simplified Network Management: Provides a user-friendly interface for easy management and maintenance.
  • Time Efficiency: Speeds up the setup process for network deployment.
  • Batch Management: Facilitates batch firmware upgrades and device reboots.

Which operating systems support ZON Utility?

ZON Utility is compatible with the following Windows versions:

  • Windows 7 (32bit/64bit)
  • Windows 8 (32bit/64bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit)
  • Windows 10 (32bit/64bit)

How does ZON Utility work?

ZON Utility uses the Zyxel Discover Protocol (ZDP) to discover neighbor devices within the same broadcast domain. It sends ZDP packets every 5 seconds to identify devices and gather network information.

How do I install and start using ZON Utility?

After installing ZON Utility, upon the first run, it displays a supported model list. Users need to select the network adapter they wish to use for discovering devices in the same broadcast domain.

What settings can I configure in ZON Utility?

Users can configure various settings such as:

  • Network Adapter selection
  • Locator LED Timer
  • Language preferences

How do I manage device settings through ZON Utility?

ZON Utility allows various device management functions, including:

  • Changing IP configurations (Static IP/DHCP)
  • Renewing IP addresses
  • Rebooting devices
  • Resetting devices to default settings
  • Turning on the locater LED
  • Opening device's web GUI
  • Upgrading firmware
  • Changing Administrator's password
  • Rescan device

Can I export device information using ZON Utility?

Yes, users can export the discovered devices' information into a CSV file with just one click.

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