Step 1: Before you connect your router to your ResNet port, make sure that you have set up your router according to ITS requirements.
Step 3: Connect the other end of your Ethernet cable to the WAN or Interent port of your router. (This port should be set on its own, away from the group of LAN Ethernet ports.) Do not plug the cable into any other port on your router. Plugging in a router “backwards” into ResNet can cause network disruption and is a violation of the AUP; doing so may lead to your ResNet port being automatically deactivated. Here are some examples of routers to see which port to plug into: