D-Link DAP-1360 User manual

Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Product Overview......................................................... 4
Package Contents.................................................... 4
System Requirements.............................................. 4
Introduction............................................................... 5
Features................................................................... 7
Hardware Overview.................................................. 8
Connections........................................................ 8
LEDs................................................................... 9
WPS LED/Button.............................................. 10
Installation................................................................... 11
Operation Modes.................................................... 11
Access Point Mode........................................... 12
Wireless Client Mode........................................ 13
Repeater Mode................................................. 14
Bridge Mode..................................................... 15
Bridge with AP Mode........................................ 16
WISP Client Router Mode................................. 17
WISP Repeater Mode....................................... 18
Wireless Installation Considerations....................... 19
Configuration.............................................................. 20
Web-based Configuration Utility............................. 20
Wireless Setup Wizard........................................... 21
Access Point Mode........................................... 22
Repeater Mode................................................. 26
Wireless Client Mode........................................ 32
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Add Wireless Device With WPS............................. 38
Manual Configuration............................................. 40
Wireless Settings.............................................. 40
Access Point Mode....................................... 41
Repeater Mode............................................. 43
Wireless Client Mode.................................... 44
Bridge Mode.................................................. 45
Bridge with AP Mode..................................... 46
WISP Repeater/Client Router Modes........... 47
WAN Settings................................................... 48
Dynamic IP (DHCP)...................................... 48
Static IP......................................................... 49
PPPoE........................................................... 50
PPTP............................................................. 51
LAN Settings..................................................... 52
Static IP......................................................... 53
Advanced................................................................ 54
Advanced Wireless........................................... 54
Access Control.................................................. 55
User Limit.......................................................... 56
Port Forwarding (WISP modes only)................ 57
Port Filter (WISP modes only).......................... 58
DMZ (WISP modes only).................................. 59
Parental Control (WISP modes only)................ 60
Advanced Network (WISP modes only)............ 61
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Maintenance........................................................... 62
Admin................................................................ 62
System.............................................................. 63
Language Pack................................................. 64
Firmware........................................................... 64
Watchdog.......................................................... 65
Time.................................................................. 66
Schedules......................................................... 67
Status..................................................................... 68
Device Info........................................................ 68
Logs.................................................................. 69
Statistics........................................................... 70
Wireless............................................................ 71
Help........................................................................ 72
Wireless Security....................................................... 73
What is WEP?........................................................ 73
What is WPA?........................................................ 74
Configure WEP....................................................... 75
Configure WPA/WPA2 Personal............................ 76
Configure WPA/WPA2 Enterprise.......................... 77
Connect to a Wireless Network................................. 83
Using Windows Vista® ........................................... 83
Configure WEP....................................................... 85
Configure WPA-PSK.............................................. 86
Troubleshooting......................................................... 87
Wireless Basics.......................................................... 91
What is Wireless?................................................... 92
Tips......................................................................... 94
Wireless Modes...................................................... 95
Networking Basics..................................................... 96
Check your IP address........................................... 96
Statically Assign an IP address.............................. 97
Technical Specifications........................................... 98
Connect to a Wireless Network................................. 78
Using Windows® XP................................................ 78
Configure WEP....................................................... 79
Configure WPA-PSK.............................................. 81
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Section 1 - Product Overview
Product Overview
Package Contents
• D-Link DAP-1360 Wireless N Range Extender
• Power Supply
• CAT5 Ethernet Cable
• CD-ROM with User Manual
• Quick Install Guide
Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with the DAP-1360 will cause damage and void
the warranty for this product.
System Requirements
•Computers with Windows®, Macintosh®, or Linux-based operating systems with an installed Ethernet
adapter.
•Internet Explorer Version 6.0 or higher, Safari 3.0 or higher, or Firefox 3.0 or higher (for configuration).
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Introduction
D-Link, an industry leader in networking, introduces the new D-Link DAP-1360 Wireless N Range Extender. With the
ability to transfer files with a maximum wireless signal rate of up to 300Mbps*, the DAP-1360 gives you high-speed
wireless network access for your home or office.
The DAP-1360 is Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11n compliant, meaning that it can connect and interoperate with other 802.11n
compatible wireless client devices. The DAP-1360 is also backwards compatible with 802.11b/g. It can be flexibly
configured to operate in 7 different modes Access Point, Wireless Client, Bridge, Bridge with AP, Repeater, WISP
Client Router or WISP Repeater. With its Setup Wizard, the DAP-1360 ensures that you will be up and running on a
wireless network in just a matter of minutes.
The DAP-1360 features Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK) to provide an enhanced level of security
for wireless data communications. The DAP-1360 also includes additional security features to keep your wireless
connection safe from unauthorized access.
The DAP-1360 supports WPS on the AP, repeater and wireless client operation modes,with each capable of being
conveniently set up by using the PIN method or Push Button.
• Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network
overhead, lower actual data throughput rate.
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TOTAL PERFORMANCE
Combines award winning access point features and 802.11n wireless technology to provide the best wireless performance.
TOTAL SECURITY
The most complete set of security features including WPA/WPA2 encryption to protect your network against outside intruders.
TOTAL COVERAGE
Provides greater wireless signal rates even at farther distances for best-in-class Whole Home Coverage.
ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE
The D-Link Wireless N Range Extender (DAP-1360) is a 802.11n compliant device that delivers real world performance of up
to 650% faster than an 802.11g wireless connection (also faster than a 100Mbps wired Ethernet connection). Create a secure
wireless network to share photos, files, music, video, printers, and network storage throughout your home. Connect the DAP-1360
to router and share your high-speed Internet access with everyone on the network. In addition, this Range Extender includes
a Quality of Service (QoS) engine that keeps digital phone calls (VoIP) and online gaming smooth and responsive, providing a
better Internet experience.
EXTENDED WHOLE HOME COVERAGE
This high performance Wireless Bridge provides superior Whole Home Coverage while reducing dead spots. The DAP-1360 is
designed for use in bigger homes and for users who demand higher performance networking.
TOTAL NETWORK SECURITY
The DAP-1360 supports all of the latest wireless security features to prevent unauthorized access, be it from over the wireless
network or from the Internet. Support for WPA and WPA2 standards ensure that you’ll be able to use the best possible encryption
method, regardless of your client devices.
* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g, 802.11a and 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and
environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental
conditions will adversely affect wireless signal range.
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Features
•Faster Wireless Networking - The DAP-1360 provides up to 300Mbps* wireless connection with other 802.11n
wireless clients. This capability allows users to participate in real-time activities online, such as video streaming,
online gaming, and real-time audio. The performance of this 802.11n wireless access point gives you the freedom
of wireless networking at speeds 650% faster than 802.11g.
•Compatible with 802.11b and 802.11g Devices - The DAP-1360 is still fully compatible with the 802.11b/g
standards, so it can connect with existing 802.11b/g PCI, USB, and Cardbus adapters.
•Advanced Firewall Features - The Web-based user interface displays advanced network management features
including Content Filtering, which allows easily applied content filtering based on MAC Address.
• WPS PBC- (Wi-Fi Protected Setup Push Button Configuration) Push Button Configuration is a button that can
be pressed to add the device to an existing network or to create a new network. A virtual button can be used
on the utility while a physical button is placed on the side of the device.
This easy setup method allows you to form a secured wireless link between the DAP-1360 and another WPS
enabled device. A PC is no longer needed to log into the Web-based interface.
• WPS PIN - (Wi-Fi Protected Setup Personal Identification Number ) A PIN is a unique number that can be used
to add the access point to an existing network or to create a new network. The default PIN may be printed on
the bottom of the access point. For extra security, a new PIN can be generated. You can restore the default
PIN at any time. Only the Administrator (“admin” account) can change or reset the PIN.
• User-friendly Setup Wizard - Through its easy-to-use Web-based user interface, the DAP-1360 lets you
control what information is accessible to those on the wireless network, whether from the Internet or from your
company’s server. Configure your access point to your specific settings within minutes.
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Hardware Overview
Connections
LAN Port:
Connects to an Ethernet-enabled
device such as a computer,
switch or router.
RESET:
Restores the access point’s
configuration to its original factory
default settings.
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Power Socket:
Connects to the power adapter.
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Hardware Overview
LEDs
Power LED
A solid green light indicates the
device has been successfully
connected to a power source.
Wireless LED
A blinking green condition indicates wireless
activity is taking place or wireless connections
are OK.
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Security LED
A solid light indicates that wireless
security is enabled.
LAN LED
A blinking green light indicates data is
being transferred through the LAN port.
A solid green light indicates the LAN port
connection is OK.
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WPS LED/Button
WPS LED/Button
A solid light indicates a successful
WPS connection. A blinking light
indicates the device is trying to
establish a connection.
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Installation
Please configure the DAP-1360 with a computer connected directly to the AP. The next few pages will explain the
different operational modes you can use.
Operation Modes
Depending on how you want to use your DAP-1360 will determine which mode you use. This section will help you
figure out which setting works with your setup.
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Access Point mode - page 12
Wireless Client mode - page 13
Repeater mode - page 14
Bridge mode - page 15
Bridge with AP mode - page 16
WISP Client Router mode - page 17
WISP Repeater mode - page 18
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Access Point Mode
In the Access Point mode, the DAP-1360 acts as a central connection point for any computer (client) that has a 802.11n
or backward-compatible 802.11b/g wireless network interface and is within range of the AP. Clients must use the same
SSID (wireless network name) and channel as the AP in order to connect. If wireless security is enabled on the AP,
the client will need to enter a password to connect to the AP. In Access Point mode, multiple clients can connect to
the AP at the same time.
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Wireless Client Mode
In the Wireless Client mode, the DAP-1360 acts as a wireless network adapter for your Ethernet-enabled device (such
as a game console or a TV set-top box). Connect your Ethernet-enabled device to the AP using an Ethernet cable.
The AP Client mode can support multiple wired clients.
If you are going to connect several Ethernet-enabled devices to your DAP-1360, connect the LAN port of the DAP-1360
to an Ethernet switch, then connect your devices to this switch.
Example: Connect a gaming console using an ethernet cable to the DAP-1360. The unit is set to Wireless Client mode
which will wirelessly connect to a wireless router on your network.
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Repeater Mode
In Repeater mode, the DAP-1360 increases the range of your wireless network by extending the wireless coverage of
another AP or wireless router. The APs and wireless router (if used) must be within range of each other. Make sure that
all clients, APs, and the wireless router all use the same SSID (wireless network name), channel, and security settings.
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Bridge Mode
In the Bridge mode, the DAP-1360 wirelessly connects seperate local area networks (LANs) that can’t easily be
connected together with a cable. For example, if there are two wired LANs separated by a small courtyard, it would be
expensive to bury cables to connect between the two sides together. A better solution is to use two DAP-1360 units
to wirelessly connect the two LANs. In the Bridge mode, both DAP-1360 units do not act as APs.
Note: The Bridge mode is not specified in the Wi-Fi or IEEE standards. This mode will only work using two DAP-1360
units. Communication with other APs (even other D-Link APs) is not guaranteed.
LAN 1
LAN 2
Connecting Two Separate LANs Together Through Two DAP-1360 Units
(Wireless PCs Cannot Access the DAP-1360 Units)
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Bridge with AP Mode
The Bridge with AP mode is the same as the Bridge mode, but in this case, the DAP-1360 also acts as an AP. Clients
with wireless interfaces can wirelessly connect to the DAP-1360 and then connect to the other LAN that the DAP-1360
bridges to.
Note: The Bridge with AP mode is not specified in the Wi-Fi or IEEE standards. This mode will only work using two
DAP-1360 units. Communication with other APs (even other D-Link APs) is not guaranteed.
LAN 1
LAN 2
Connecting Two Separate LANs Together Through Two DAP-1360 Units
(Wireless PCs Can Access the DAP-1360 Units)
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WISP Client Router Mode
In the WISP Client Router mode, the DAP-1360 wirelessly connects to a WISP (Wireless Internet Service Provider) AP.
In this mode, the DAP-1360 also acts as a router for wired clients on your LAN and provides NAT (Network Address
Translation) and a DHCP server to generate IP addresses for wired clients only. NAT and the DHCP server allow many
computers to share the same wireless Internet connection.
If you are a WISP subscriber and want to access your WISP account using wired computers, connect your computers
to the DAP-1360 to get NAT, and then connect them to the WISP AP.
Connecting Wired PCs to the Internet Using the DAP-1360
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WISP Repeater Mode
In the WISP Repeater mode, the DAP-1360 wirelessly connects to a WISP (Wireless Internet Service Provider) AP. In
this mode, the DAP-1360 also acts as a router for both wireless and wired clients on your LAN. The WISP Repeater
mode provides NAT (Network Address Translation) and a DHCP server to generate IP addresses for both wireless
and wired clients. NAT and the DHCP server allow many computers to share the same wireless Internet connection.
If you are a WISP subscriber and want to use your WISP account in your house, but the signals from the outdoor WISP
AP are not strong enough to reach all of the areas in the house, use the DAP-1360 to can extend the signals from the
outdoor WISP AP and provide access to wireless clients in your house. Using this mode, wireless as well as wired
clients can connect to the outdoor WISP AP through the DAP-1360.
Connecting Wired and Wireless PCs to the Internet Using the DAP-1360
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Wireless Installation Considerations
The D-Link wireless access point lets you access your network using a wireless connection from virtually anywhere
within the operating range of your wireless network. Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location
of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range. Typical ranges vary
depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business. The key
to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines:
1.Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link access point and other network devices to a
minimum. Each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position
your devices so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.
2.Be aware of the direct line between network devices. A wall that is 1.5 feet thick (.5 meters), at a
45-degree angle appears to be almost 3 feet (1 meter) thick. At a 2-degree angle it looks over 42 feet
(14 meters) thick! Position devices so that the signal will travel straight through a wall or ceiling (instead
of at an angle) for better reception.
3.Building Materials make a difference. A solid metal door or aluminum studs may have a negative effect
on range. Try to position access points, wireless access points, and computers so that the signal passes
through drywall or open doorways. Materials and objects such as glass, steel, metal, walls with insulation,
water (fish tanks), mirrors, file cabinets, brick, and concrete will degrade your wireless signal.
4.Keep your product away (at least 3-6 feet or 1-2 meters) from electrical devices or appliances that
generate RF noise.
5.If you are using 2.4GHz cordless phones or X-10 (wireless products such as ceiling fans, lights, and
home security systems), your wireless connection may degrade dramatically or drop completely. Make
sure your 2.4GHz phone base is as far away from your wireless devices as possible. The base transmits
a signal even if the phone is not in use.
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Section 3 - Configuration
Configuration
This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless access point using the web-based configuration
utility.
Web-based Configuration Utility
If you wish to change the default settings or optimize
the performance of the DAP-1360, you may use the
web-based configuration utility.
To access the configuration utility, open a web browser
such as Internet Explorer and enter dlinkap or
192.168.0.50 in the address field.
Type Admin and then enter your password. Leave the
password blank by default.
If you get a Page Cannot be Displayed error, please
refer to the Troubleshooting section for assistance.
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Wireless Setup Wizard
Click Launch Wireless Setup Wizard to configure
your access point.
To set up your wireless network, click Add Wireless
Device With WPS and skip to page 38.
If you want to enter your settings without running the
wizard, click Wireless Setup on the left side and
skip to page 40.
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Access Point Mode
This Wizard is designed to assist you in configuring your DAP-1360 as an access point.
Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to
continue. It is recommended to change the Device
Name if there is more than one D-Link device within
the same wireless network.
Select Access Point from the drop-down menu.
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If you want to change the admin account password,
enter a new password and click Next. It is strongly
recommended to change your password.
Select Auto as the configuration method only if your
wireless device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup
(WPS). For Manual setup, skip to the next page.
Click Next to continue.
Click Save to save your network settings.
In order for your network settings to take effect AP
will reboot automatically.
When the device has finished rebooting the main
screen will display.
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Select Manual as the configuration method to set
up your network manually.
Click Next to continue.
Enter a name for your wireless network (SSID).
Select Automatically assign a network key to
have the access point generate a key for you to
enter on your wireless clients. If you want to enter
your own key, select Manually assign a network
key.
To use WPA security, check the use WPA
encryption instead of WEP box. If left unchecked,
WEP encryption will be used.
Click Next to continue.
If you selected Manually assign a network key as
the configuration method, enter your network key.
This key must be entered on your wireless clients.
For WEP encryption, enter a Network Key exactly 5
or 13 characters long or exactly 10 or 26 characters
using 0-9 and A-F.
Click Next to continue.
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The following screen will show you your network key
to enter on your wireless clients.
Click Save to finish the Setup Wizard.
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Repeater Mode
This Wizard is designed to assist you in configuring your DAP-1360 as a repeater.
Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to
continue. It is recommended to change the Device
Name if there is more than one D-Link device within
the same wireless network.
Select Repeater from the drop-down menu.
If you want to change the admin account password,
enter a new password and click Next. It is strongly
recommended to change your password.
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Select Auto as the configuration method only if your
wireless device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup
(WPS). For Manual setup, skip to the next page.
Click Next to continue.
For PBC (Push Button Configuration), skip to the
next page.
Select PIN to connect your wireless device with
WPS. You may click Generate New PIN to use a
different PIN number. Click Connect to start the
WPS scan.
Within 2 minutes, enter the PIN number into the other
device you want to connect to.
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Select PBC to use the Push Button Configuration to
connect to your network.
Click Connect to continue.
Note: You may also press the WPS button located
on the side of the DAP-1360 instead of running this
wizard.
On the device you want to connect to, start the PBC
process on the device. You will have 2 minutes to
start the PBC process on both devices.
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Select Manual configuration to setup your network
manually.
Click Next to continue.
Enter the network name (SSID) of the network you
want to connect to. If you do not know the exact name
or would like to search for the wireless network, click
Site Survey.
Find your access point from the list, click the radio
button in the right column, and click Connect.
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Choose which Security Mode you want to use and
click Next to continue.
If you select WEP, choose the key type (ASCII or
HEX), the key size (64 or 128-bit), and enter the
wireless security password. Click Next to complete
the Setup Wizard.
If you select WPA or WPA2, enter the wireless
security password. Click Next to complete the Setup
Wizard.
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The Wireless Setup Wizard is complete. Click Finish
to reboot the device.
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Wireless Client Mode
This Wizard is designed to assist you in configuring your DAP-1360 as a wireless client.
Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to
continue. It is recommended to change the Device
Name if there is more than one D-Link device within
the same wireless network.
Select Wireless Client from the drop-down menu.
If you want to change the admin account password,
enter a new password and click Next. It is strongly
recommended to change your password.
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Select Auto as the configuration method only if your
wireless device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup
(WPS). For Manual setup, skip to the next page.
Click Next to continue.
For PBC (Push Button Configuration), skip to the
next page.
Select PIN to connect your wireless device with WPS.
You may click Generate New PIN to use a different
PIN number. Click Connect to start the WPS scan.
Within 2 minutes, enter the PIN number into the other
device you want to connect to.
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Select PBC to use the Push Button Configuration to
connect to your network.
Click Connect to continue.
Note: You may also press the WPS button located
on the side of the DAP-1360 instead of running this
wizard.
On the device you want to connect to, start the PBC
process on the device. You will have 2 minutes to
start the PBC process on both devices.
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Select Manual configuration to setup your network
manually.
Click Next to continue.
Enter the network name (SSID) of the network you
want to connect to. If you do not know the exact name
or would like to search for the wireless network, click
Site Survey.
Find your access point from the list, click the radio
button in the right column, and click Connect.
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Choose which Security Mode you want to use and
click Next to continue.
If you select WEP, choose the key type (ASCII or
HEX), the key size (64 or 128-bit), and enter the
wireless security password. Click Next to complete
the Setup Wizard.
If you select WPA or WPA2, enter the wireless
security password. Click Next to complete the Setup
Wizard.
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The Wireless Setup Wizard is complete. Click Finish
to reboot the device.
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Add Wireless Device With WPS
This Wizard is designed to assist you in your wireless network setup. It will guide you through step-by-step instructions
on how to set up your wireless network and how to make it secure.
Select PIN to use your PIN number from your
wireless device to connect to your network.
For PBC configuration, skip to the next page.
Click Connect to continue.
Start WPS on the wireless device you are adding to
you wireless network to complete the setup.
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Select PBC to use the Push Button Configuration in
order to connect to your network.
Click Connect to continue.
Press down the Push Button on the wireless device
that you are adding to your network to complete the
setup.
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Manual Configuration
Wireless Settings
You may manually configure your DAP-1360 instead of running the setup wizard.
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Access Point mode - page 41
Repeater mode - page 43
Wireless Client mode - page 44
Bridge mode - page 45
Bridge with AP mode - page 46
WISP Client Router mode - page 47
WISP Repeater mode - page 47
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Access Point Mode
Enable Wireless: Check the box to enable the wireless function. If
you do not want to use wireless, uncheck the box
to disable all the wireless functions. You may also
set up a specific time range (schedule). Select a
schedule from the drop-down menu or click Add
New to create a new schedule.
Wireless Mode: Select Access Point from the drop-down menu.
Wireless Network When you are browsing for available wireless
Name: networks, this is the name that will appear in the
list (unless Visibility Status is set to Invisible, see
below). This name is also referred to as the SSID.
For security purposes, it is highly recommended to
change from the default network name.
Enable Auto The Auto Channel Scan setting can be selected to
Channel Scan: allow the DAP-1360 to choose the channel with the
least amount of interference.
Wireless Indicates the channel setting for the DAP-1360. The
Channel: Channel can be changed to fit the channel setting
for an existing wireless network or to customize the
wireless network. If you enable Auto Channel Scan,
this option will be grayed out.
802.11 Mode: Select one of the following:
802.11b Only - Select if you are only using 802.11b wireless clients.
802.11g Only - Select if you are only using 802.11g wireless clients.
802.11n Only - Select if you are only using 802.11n wireless clients.
Mixed 802.11g and 802.11b - Select if you are using a mix of 802.11g and 11b wireless clients.
Mixed 802.11n and 802.11g - Select if you are using a mix of 802.11n and 11g wireless clients.
Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g and 802.11b - Select if you are using a mix of 802.11n, 11g, and 11b wireless clients.
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Channel Width: Select the Channel Width:
Auto 20/40 - Select if you are using both 802.11n and non-802.11n wireless devices.
20MHz - Select if you are not using any 802.11n wireless clients.
Transmission Rate: Select the transmit rate. It is strongly suggested to select Best (automatic) for best performance.
Enable Hidden Check the box if you do not want the SSID of your wireless network to be broadcasted by the DAP-1360. If checked, the
Wireless: SSID of the DAP-1360 will not be seen by Site Survey utilities so your wireless clients will have to know the SSID of your
DAP-1360 in order to connect to it.
Security Mode: Refer to page 73 for more information regarding the wireless security.
Enable: Enable the Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature.
Lock Wireless Locking the wireless security settings prevents the settings from being changed by any new external user using its PIN.
Security Settings: Devices can still be added to the wireless network using Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is still possible to change wireless network
settings with Manual Wireless Network Setup, Wireless Network Setup Wizard, or an existing external WLAN Manager user.
Current PIN: Shows the current value of the access point’s PIN.
Generate New Create a random number that is a valid PIN. This becomes the access point’s PIN. You can then copy this PIN to the user
PIN: interface of the user.
Reset PIN to Default: Restore the default PIN of the access point.
Reset to Resets Wi-Fi Protected Status to Not Configured. The Vista WPS icon will only be displayed when the Wi-Fi Protected
Unconfigured: Status is Not Configured.
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Repeater Mode
Enable Wireless: Check the box to enable the wireless function. If
you do not want to use wireless, uncheck the box
to disable all the wireless functions. You may also
set up a specific time range (schedule). Select a
schedule from the drop-down menu or click Add
New to create a new schedule.
Wireless Mode: Select Repeater from the drop-down menu.
Site Survey: Click Site Survey to display a list of wireless
networks in your area. You may select the wireless
access point to connect to.
Wireless Network Enter the SSID of the access point you want to repeat
Name: the signal of. If you do not know for sure, click Site
Survey and select it from the list, if available.
Wireless Channel: The channel will automatically change to the channel
of the AP you are connected to.
802.11 Mode: Select the appropriate 802.11 mode based on the
wireless clients in your network. The drop-down
menu options are 802.11g Only, Mixed 802.11b/g,
802.11b Only, 802.11n Only, or Mixed 802.11b/g/n.
Channel Width: Select the appropriate channel width between 20MHz or Auto 20/40MHz from the drop-down menu.
Transmission Rate: Select the transmission rate. It is strongly suggested to use the Auto setting for optimal performance.
Enable Hidden Check the box if you do not want the SSID to be broadcast by the DAP-1360. This prevents the SSID from being seen by site
Wireless: survey utilities, so any wireless clients will have to be pre-configured with the SSID of the DAP-1360 in order to connect to it.
Wireless Security Select a wireless security setting. Options are None, WEP, WPA, or WPA2. See the Wireless Security section in this manual
Mode: for a detailed explanation of the wireless security options.
WPS: Select enable if you want to configure the DAP-1360 with Wi-Fi Protection setup.
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Wireless Client Mode
Enable Wireless: Check the box to enable the wireless function. If you do
not want to use wireless, uncheck the box to disable all
the wireless functions. You may also set up a specific time
range (schedule). Select a schedule from the drop-down
menu or click Add New to create a new schedule.
Wireless Mode: Select Wireless Client Mode from the drop-down menu.
Site Survey: Click Site Survey to display a list of wireless networks in
your area. You may select the wireless access point to
connect to.
Wireless Type: Select Infrastructure if connecting to an access point or
wireless router, or select Ad-Hoc if connecting to another
wireless client.
Wireless Network Enter the SSID of the access point you want to repeat the
Name: signal of. If you do not know for sure, click Site Survey
and select it from the list, if available.
Wireless Channel: The channel will automatically change to the channel of
the AP you are connected to.
802.11 Mode: Select the appropriate 802.11 mode based on the wireless
clients in your network. The drop-down menu options are
802.11g Only, Mixed 802.11b/g, 802.11b Only, 802.11n
Only, or Mixed 802.11b/g/n.
Channel Width: Select the appropriate channel width between 20MHz or Auto 20/40MHz from the drop-down menu.
Transmission Rate: Select the transmission rate. It is strongly suggested to use the Auto setting for optimal performance.
Wireless MAC You can clone the wireless MAC address to connect the device.
Clone:
Wireless Security Select a wireless security setting. Options are None, WEP, WPA, or WPA2. See the Wireless Security section in this manual
Mode: for a detailed explanation of the wireless security options.
WPS: Select enable if you want to configure the DAP-1360 with Wi-Fi Protection setup.
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Bridge Mode
Enable Wireless: Select this to turn the Wi-Fi module on and off. Use the
drop-down box to select if you want to use a schedule.
Click Add New to add or change a schedule.
Wireless Network The Wireless Network Name is a unique name that
Name: identifies a network. All devices on a network must
share the same wireless network name in order to
communicate on the network. If you decide to change
the wireless network name from the default setting,
enter your new wireless network name in this field.
Wireless Channel: All devices on the network must share the same
channel.
802.11 Mode: Select the appropriate 802.11 mode based on the
wireless clients in your network. The drop-down menu
options are 802.11g Only, Mixed 802.11b/g, 802.11b
Only, 802.11n Only, or Mixed 802.11b/g/n.
Channel Width: Select the appropriate channel width between 20MHz
or Auto 20/40MHz from the drop-down menu.
Transmission Rate: Select the transmission rate. It is strongly suggested
to use the Auto setting for optimal performance.
Remote AP MAC: Enter the MAC addresses of the APs in your network
that will serve as bridges to wirelessly connect multiple
networks.
Bridge Security: Select None to disable encryption to across the network. Select WEP 64-bit or WEP 128-bit to limit communication to only
those devices that share the same WEP settings. Select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK to secure your network using a password
and dynamic key changes (No RADIUS server required).
Note: The Bridge mode is not completely specified in the Wi-Fi or IEEE standards. This mode can work with other DAP-1360 units.
Communication with other APs (even other D-Link APs) is not guaranteed.
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Bridge with AP Mode
Enable Wireless: Select this to turn the Wi-Fi module on and off.
Use the drop-down box to select if you want to use
a schedule. Click Add New to add or change a
schedule.
Wireless Network The Wireless Network Name is a unique name that
Name: identifies a network. All devices on a network must
share the same wireless network name in order to
communicate on the network. If you decide to change
the wireless network name from the default setting,
enter your new wireless network name in this field.
Wireless Channel: All devices on the network must share the same
channel.
802.11 Mode: Select the appropriate 802.11 mode based on the
wireless clients in your network. The drop-down
menu options are 802.11g Only, Mixed 802.11b/g,
802.11b Only, 802.11n Only, or Mixed 802.11b/g/n.
Channel Width: Select the appropriate channel width between
20MHz or Auto 20/40MHz from the drop-down menu.
Transmission Rate: Select the transmission rate. It is strongly suggested
to use the Auto setting for optimal performance.
Enable Hidden Check the box if you do not want the SSID to be
Wireless: broadcast by the DAP-1360. This prevents the
SSID from being seen by site survey utilities, so any
wireless clients will have to be pre-configured with
the SSID of the DAP-1360 in order to connect to it.
Remote AP MAC: Enter the MAC addresses of the APs in your network that will serve as bridges to wirelessly connect multiple networks.
Bridge Security: Select None to disable encryption to across the network. Select WEP 64-bits or WEP 128-bits to limit communication to only
those devices that share the same WEP settings. Select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK to secure your network using a password
and dynamic key changes (No RADIUS server required).
Note: The Bridge mode is not completely specified in the Wi-Fi or IEEE standards. This mode can work with other DAP-1360 units. Communication with other APs
(even other D-Link APs) is not guaranteed.
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WISP Client Router/WISP Repeater Modes
Enable Wireless: Select this to turn the Wi-Fi module on and off.
Use the drop-down box to select if you want to
use a schedule. Click Add New to add or change
a schedule.
Site Survey: Click this button to choose the root AP from an
available connection list. If the root AP has wireless
encryption, you have to use the same wireless
security mode to connect the root AP.
Wireless Network You can input the wireless network name of the
Name: root AP or click the Site Survey button to find the
root AP.
Wireless Channel: The channel used will be displayed. The channel
will follow the root AP.
802.11 Mode: Select the appropriate 802.11 mode based
on the wireless clients in your network. The
drop-down menu options are 802.11g Only, Mixed
802.11b/g, 802.11b Only, 802.11n Only, or Mixed
802.11b/g/n.
Channel Width: Select the appropriate channel width between
20MHz or Auto 20/40MHz from the drop-down
menu.
Transmission Rate: Select the transmission rate. It is strongly suggested to use the Auto setting for optimal performance.
Enable Hidden This option is unavailable in WISP Client Router and available in the WISP Repeater mode.
Wireless:
Wireless Security Select a wireless security setting. Options are None, WEP, WPA, or WPA2. Refer to the Wireless Security section of
Mode: this manual for a detailed explanation of the wireless security options.
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WAN Settings
Dynamic IP (DHCP)
WAN settings are only used in the WISP Client Router wireless mode and the WISP Repeater wireless mode. Choose
Dynamic IP(DHCP) to obtain IP Address information automatically from your ISP. Select this option if your ISP does
not give you any IP number to use. This option is commonly used for Cable modem services.
Host Name: The Host Name is optional but may be
required by some ISPs.
MTU Size: You may need to change the MTU (Maximum
Transmission Unit) for optimal performance
with your specific ISP. The default MTU size
is 1500.
Attain DNS Select this option if you want the DAP-1360
Automatically: to get the DNS (Domain Name System)
server IP address automatically.
Set DNS manually: Select this option if you want to manually
enter the DNS Server IP address(es). The
fields to enter the Primary and Secondary
DNS server IP addresses will appear after you have selected this option.
DNS Server: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP.
Clone MAC Address: The default MAC address is set to the Ethernet MAC address your DAP-1360. You can click the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the AP’s MAC address with the MAC address of the PC that you used to register with your ISP.
It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.
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Static IP
Select Static IP if all WAN IP information is provided to you by your ISP. You will need to enter in the IP address, subnet
mask, gateway address, and DNS address(es) provided to you by your ISP.
IP Address: 192.168.1.1 is the default WAN IP Address
of the DAP-1360.
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 is the default subnet mask.
All devices on the network must have the
same subnet mask to communicate on
the network.
Default Gateway: Enter the IP Address of the gateway in
your network.
MTU Size: You may need to change the MTU
(Maximum Transmission Unit) for optimal
performance with your specific ISP. The
default MTU size is 1500.
Primary DNS Server: Enter the Primary DNS (Domain Name
System) server IP address assigned by
your ISP.
Secondary DNS Server: Enter the Secondary DNS (optional) server IP address assigned by your ISP.
Clone MAC Address: The default MAC address is set to the MAC address on the AP (Access Point). You can click the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the AP’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. It is not recommended
that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.
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PPPoE
Select PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) if your ISP uses a PPPoE connection. Your ISP will provide
you with a username and password. This option is typically used for DSL services. Make sure to remove your PPPoE
software from your computer. The software is no longer needed and will not work through the DAP-1360.
Username: Enter your PPPoE user name.
Password: Enter your PPPoE password and then retype
the password in the next box.
Service Name: Enter the ISP Service Name (optional).
Reconnection Type: Select Always on, On demand, or Manual.
Maximum Idle Time: Enter a maximum idle time during which the
Internet connection is maintained during
inactivity.
MTU Size: You may need to change the MTU (Maximum
Transmission Unit) for optimal performance with
your specific ISP. The default MTU size is 1492.
Attain Select this option if you want the DAP-1360 to
DNS Automatically: get the DNS (Domain Name System) server IP
address automatically.
Set DNS Manually: Select this option if you want to manually enter
the DNS Server IP address(es). Fields to enter
the Primary and Secondary DNS server IP addresses will appear after you select this option.
DNS Servers: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP.
Clone MAC Address: The default MAC address is set to the MAC address on the AP (Access Point). You can click the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the AP’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. It is not recommended
that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.
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PPTP
Choose PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) if your ISP uses a PPTP connection. Your ISP will provide you with
a username and password. This option is typically used for DSL services.
PPTP IP Address: Enter the IP address (Static PPTP only).
PPTP Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet mask.
PPTP Server IP Address: Enter the Server IP Address provided by
your ISP.
Username: Enter your PPTP username.
Password: Enter your PPTP password and then retype
the password in the next box.
MTU Size: You may need to change the MTU
(Maximum Transmission Unit) for optimal
performance with your specific ISP. The
default MTU size is 1400.
Attain Select this option if you want the DAP-1360
DNS Automarically: get DNS server IP address automatically.
Set DNS Automatically: Select this option if you want to manually
enter the DNS Server IP address(es).
Fields to enter the Primary and Secondary DNS server IP addresses will appear after you select this option.
DNS Servers: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS (Domain Name System) server IP address assigned by your ISP.
Clone MAC Address: The default MAC address is set to the MAC address on the AP (Access Point). You can click the Clone Your PC’s MAC
Address button to replace the AP’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. It is not recommended
that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.
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LAN Settings
This section will allow you to change the local network settings of the access point and to configure the DHCP settings.
LAN Connection Use the drop-down menu to select Dynamic IP
Type: (DHCP) to automatically obtain an IP address
on the LAN/private network.
Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP. It is
recommended to change the Device Name if
there is more than one D-Link device within
the subnet.
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Static IP
Select Static IP Address if all the Internet port’s IP information is provided to you by your ISP. You will need to enter in
the IP address, subnet mask, gateway address, and DNS address(es) provided to you by your ISP. Each IP address
entered in the fields must be in the appropriate IP form, which are four octets separated by a dot (x.x.x.x). The Access
point will not accept the IP address if it is not in this format.
LAN Connection Type: Select Static IP from the drop-down menu.
Access Point IP Enter the IP address of the access point. The
Address: default IP address is 192.168.0.50. If you
change the IP address, once you click Apply,
you will need to enter the new IP address in
your browser to get back into the configuration
utility.
Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask assigned by your ISP.
Default Gateway: Enter the Gateway assigned by your ISP.
Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP. It is
recommended to change the Device Name if
there is more than one D-Link device within
the subnet. You can enter the device name
of the AP into your web browser to access
the instead of IP address for configuration.
If you are using the device name to connect,
ensure that your PC and your DAP-1360 are
on the same network.
Enable DHCP Server: Select this to enable the DHCP server if static IP address is selected.
DHCP IP Address Enter the starting and ending IP addresses for the DHCP server’s IP assignment. Enter the length of time for the IP address
Range Lease Time: lease.
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Advanced
Advanced Wireless
Transmit Power: Sets the transmit power of the antennas.
Beacon Period: Beacons are packets sent by an access point to
synchronize a wireless network. Specify a value.
100 is the default setting and is recommended.
RTS Threshold: This value should remain at its default setting
of 2346. If inconsistent data flow is a problem,
only a minor modification should be made.
Fragmentation The fragmentation threshold, which is specified
Threshold: in bytes, determines whether packets will be
fragmented. Packets exceeding the 2346 byte
setting will be fragmented before transmission.
2346 is the default setting.
DTIM Interval: (Delivery Traffic Indication Message) 1 is the
default setting. A DTIM is a countdown informing
clients of the next window for listening to
broadcast and multicast messages.
Preamble Type: Select Short or Long Preamble. The default setting in Long Preamble. The Preamble defines the length of the CRC block
(Cyclic Redundancy Check) is a common technique for detecting data transmission errors) for communication between the
access point and roaming wireless network adapters. High network traffic areas should use the short preamble type.
WMM Enable: WMM is QoS for your wireless network. This will improve the quality of video and voice applications for your wireless clients.
Enable Multicast Select Enable to allow multicast traffic to pass through the AP.
Streams:
Enable Multicast to Select Enable to convert multicast streams to unicast streams.
Unicast:
Multicast Rate Configure the multicast data rate, the drop down manual options are 54Mbps, 48Mbps, 36Mbps, 24Mbps, 12Mbps, 9Mbps,
Control: 6Mbps, 11Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 2Mbps, 1Mbps and Auto.
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Access Control
Access Control allows you to allow or deny wireless clients access to your wireless network.
Access Control: Use the drop-down menu to select either
Disable, Accept, or Reject.
MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of the wireless client to
accept or reject.
Connected You may select the client already connected
PCs: to the access point from the drop-down menu.
Select the MAC address and click the Clone
button. Click Save Settings.
MAC Filter Lists the clients currently in your access control
List: list.
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User Limit
Enter the maximum number of wireless clients that can connect at one time to your access point.
Enable User Check the Enable User Limit box to enable
Limit: this feature.
User Limit: Enter the maximum number of clients, between
1 and 32.
Save Click Save Settings to save and activate the
Settings: new changes.
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Port Forwarding (WISP modes only)
This function is available if your DAP-1360 is in the WISP Client Router or WISP Repeater mode. This feature allows
you to open a single port or a range of ports. Click Save Settings and the port forwarding rule will be put into the Port
Forwarding List.
Port Forwarding Check the box to configure a port forwarding
Rules: rule.
Name: Enter a name for the rule. You can select an
application name from the Application Name
drop-down menu. Click the << button to fill in
the Name field with the application name that
you selected.
IP Address: Enter the IP address of the computer on your
local network that you want to allow the incoming
service to.
Start/End Ports: Enter the port or ports that you want to open. If
you want to open one port, enter the same port
in both boxes.
Traffic Type: Select TCP, UDP, or Both.
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Port Filter (WISP modes only)
This function is available if your DAP-1360 is in the WISP Client Router or WISP Repeater mode. This feature is used
to secure or restrict your local network. It will deny the ports that you enter from the local network to the Internet. Click
Save Settings and the port filter rule will be put into the Port Filter List.
Port Filter Check the box to configure a port filter rule.
Rules:
Name: Enter a name for the rule. You can select an
application name from the Application Name
drop-down menu. Click the << button to fill in
the Name field with the application name that
you selected.
Start/End Ports: Enter the port or ports that you want to open. If
you want to open one port, enter the same port
in both boxes.
Traffic Type: Select TCP, UDP, or Both.
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DMZ (WISP modes only)
This function is available only if the DAP-1360 is in the WISP Client Router or WISP Repeater mode. This feature allows
you to set up a DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) host. If you have a client PC that cannot run Internet applications properly
from behind the DAP-1360, then you can set the client up for unrestricted Internet access. The DMZ allows a computer
to be exposed to the Internet. This feature is useful for gaming purposes. Enter the IP address of the computer that
will be the DMZ host. Adding a client to the DMZ may expose your local network to a variety of security risks, so only
use this option as a last resort.
Enable DMZ: Check this box to enable DMZ.
DMZ Host IP Enter the IP address of the computer you
Address: would like to open all ports to. You can select a
computer from the Computer Name drop-down
menu and click << to enter the computer name
into the DMZ Host IP Address field.
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Parental Control (WISP modes only)
This function is available only if the DAP-1360 is in the WISP Client Router or WISP Repeater mode. This feature
allows you to create a list of websites that you want to deny users access.
Configure Website Select Turn Website Filtering OFF or Turn
Filtering Below: Website Filtering ON and DENY computers
access to ONLY these sites.
Website URL Enter a keyword or URL that you want to block
Address: and click Save Settings. Any URL that contains
the keyword will be blocked.
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Advanced Network (WISP modes only)
This function is available if the DAP-1360 is in WISP Client Router or WISP Repeater mode. This feature allows you
to change the LAN settings. Please be aware that any changes to the factory default settings may affect the behavior
of your network.
Enable UPnP: Check this box to use the Universal Plug
and Play (UPnP™) feature. UPnP provides
compatibility with networking equipment,
software and peripherals.
Enable WAN Check this box to allow the WAN port of the
Ping Respond: DAP-1360 to be pinged. Unchecking the box
will not allow the DAP-1360 to respond to pings.
Blocking ping response may provide some extra
security from intruders.
Remote Remote management allows the DAP-1360 to be
Management: configured from the Internet by a web browser.
A username and password are still required
to access the Web-Management interface.
In general, only a member of your network
can browse the built-in web pages to perform
Administrator tasks. This feature enables you
to perform Administrator tasks from the remote
(Internet) host.
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Maintenance
Admin
This page will allow you to change the Administrator password. The administrator password has read/write access.
Password: Enter a new password for the Administrator
Login Name. The administrator can make
changes to the settings.
Verify Enter the same password that you entered in the
Password: previous textbox in order to confirm its accuracy.
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System
Save to Local Use this option to save the current access point
Hard Drive: configuration settings to a file on the hard disk of
the computer you are using. Click the Save button.
You will then see a file dialog where you can select
a location and file name for the settings.
Upload from Use this option to load previously saved access
Local Hard Drive: point configuration settings. Click Browse to find a
previously saved configuration file. Then, click the
Upload Settings button to transfer those settings
to the access point.
Restore to This option will restore all configuration settings
Factory Default: back to the settings that were in effect at the time
the access point was shipped from the factory.
Any settings that have not been saved will be lost,
including any rules that you have created. If you
want to save the current access point configuration
settings, use the Save button above.
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Firmware
You can upgrade the firmware of the access point here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard
drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link
support website for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com. You can download firmware upgrades to your hard
drive from this site.
Browse: After you have downloaded the new firmware, click
Browse to locate the firmware update on your
hard drive. Click Upload to complete the firmware
upgrade.
Upload: Once you have a firmware update on your computer,
use this option to browse for the file and then upload
the information into the access point.
Language Pack
You can change the language of the web UI by uploading
available language packs.
Browse: After you have downloaded the new language
pack, click Browse to locate the language pack file
on your hard drive. Click Upload to complete the
language pack upgrade.
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Watchdog
The Watchdog feature pings a specified IP address. If the IP address stops responding to pings, your AP will be
rebooted. You can also select an option to have the DAP-1360 send an e-mail alert if the specified IP address stops
responding to pings.
Enable Watchdog Check this box to enable the Watchdog
(Ping of Life): (Ping of Life) to check some host IP.
Update Time Enter the time interval of how often you
Interval: would like the Watchdog to ping the
response IP address.
Watchdog Response Enter the IP address that the Watchdog will
IP: ping.
Enable Mail Alert: Check this box to enable e-mail notification
for the Watchdog.
SMTP Server: Enter the SMTP server IP address.
Sender E-Mail: Enter the e-mail address from which the
notification will be sent.
Receiver E-Mail: Enter the e-mail address which the
notification will be sent to.
Enable Check the box to enable authentication that is used with the SMTP server.
Authentication:
Account Name: Enter your account name that is used with the SMTP server.
Password: Enter your password that is used with the SMTP server and re-enter it in the next box.
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Time
The Time Configuration option allows you to configure, update, and maintain the correct time on the internal system
clock. From this section you can set the time zone that you are in. Daylight Saving can also be configured to automatically
adjust the time when needed.
Time Zone: Select the Time Zone from the drop-down menu.
Daylight Saving: To select Daylight Saving time manually, click
the Enable Daylight Saving check box. Next
use the drop-down menu to select a Daylight
Saving Offset and then enter a start date and
an end date for daylight saving time.
Enable NTP Server: NTP is short for Network Time Protocol. NTP
synchronizes computer clock times in a network
of computers. Check this box to use a NTP
server. This will only connect to a server on the
Internet, not a local server.
NTP Server Used: Enter the NTP server or select one from the
drop-down menu.
Date and Time: To manually input the time, enter the values
in these fields for the Year, Month, Day, Hour,
Minute, and Second and then click Save
Settings. You can also click the Copy Your
Computer’s Time Settings button at the
bottom of the screen.
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Schedules
Schedules can be created for use with enforcing rules. For example, if you want to restrict web access to Mon-Fri from
3pm to 8pm, you could create a schedule selecting Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri and enter a Start Time of 3pm and
End Time of 8pm.
Name: Enter a name for your new schedule.
Days: Select a day, a range of days, or All Week to
include every day.
Time: Check All Days or enter a start and end time
for your schedule.
Wireless: Select On or Off from the drop-down menu.
Add: Click Add to save your schedule. You must
click Save Settings at the top for your
schedules to go into effect.
Schedule Rules The list of schedules will be listed here. Click
List: the Edit icon to make changes or click the
Delete icon to remove the schedule.
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Status
Device Info
This page displays the current information for the DAP-1360. It will display the LAN and wireless LAN information.
General: Displays the access point’s time and firmware
version.
LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private
(local) IP settings for the access point.
Wireless LAN: Displays the wireless MAC address and your
wireless settings such as SSID and Channel.
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Logs
The DAP-1360 keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the AP. If the AP is rebooted, the logs are
automatically cleared. You can save the log files under Log Setting.
First Page: This button directs you to the first page of the log.
Last Page: This button directs you to the last page of the log.
Previous Page: This button directs you to the previous page of the
log.
Next Page: This button directs you to the next page of the log.
Clear Log: This button clears all current log content.
Log Settings: This button opens a new menu where you can
configure the log settings.
Refresh: This button refreshes the log.
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Statistics
The DAP-1360 keeps statistics of the traffic that passes through it. You can view the amount of packets that pass through
the LAN and wireless portions of the network. The traffic counter will reset if the access point is rebooted.
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Wireless
The wireless section allows you to view the wireless clients that are connected to your wireless access point.
Connection Time: Displays the amount of time the wireless client has
been connected to the access point.
MAC Address: The Ethernet ID (MAC address) of the wireless
client.
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Help
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Section 4 - Security
Wireless Security
This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The
DAP-1360 offers the following types of security:
• WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) • WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
• WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
• WPA2-PSK (Pre-Shared Key)
• WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key)
What is WEP?
WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy. It is based on the IEEE 802.11 standard and uses the RC4 encryption
algorithm. WEP provides security by encrypting data over your wireless network so that it is protected as it is transmitted
from one wireless device to another.
To gain access to a WEP network, you must know the key. The key is a string of characters that you create. When
using WEP, you must determine the level of encryption. The type of encryption determines the key length. 128-bit
encryption requires a longer key than 64-bit encryption. Keys are defined by entering in a string in HEX (hexadecimal using characters 0-9, A-F) or ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange – alphanumeric characters)
format. ASCII format is provided so you can enter a string that is easier to remember. The ASCII string is converted to
HEX for use over the network. Four keys can be defined so that you can change keys easily.
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What is WPA?
WPA, or Wi-Fi Protected Access, is a Wi-Fi standard that was designed to improve the security features of WEP (Wired
Equivalent Privacy).
The 2 major improvements over WEP:
• Improved data encryption through the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP). TKIP scrambles the keys
using a hashing algorithm and, by adding an integrity-checking feature, ensures that the keys haven’t
been tampered with. WPA2 is based on 802.11i and uses Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) instead
of TKIP.
• User authentication, which is generally missing in WEP, through the extensible authentication protocol
(EAP). WEP regulates access to a wireless network based on a computer’s hardware-specific MAC
address, which is relatively simple to be sniffed out and stolen. EAP is built on a more secure public-key
encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network.
WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK uses a passphrase or key to authenticate your wireless connection. The key is an alpha-numeric
password between 8 and 63 characters long. The password can include symbols (!?*&_) and spaces. This key must
be the exact same key entered on your wireless bridge or access point.
WPA/WPA2 incorporates user authentication through the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). EAP is built on a
more secure public key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network.
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Configure WEP
It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless access point before your wireless network adapters. Please
establish wireless connectivity before enabling encryption. Your wireless signal may degrade when enabling encryption
due to the added overhead.
1.Log into the web-based configuration by opening a web
browser and entering the IP address of the access point
(192.168.0.50). Click on Setup and then click Wireless
Settings on the left side.
2.Next to Security Mode in the Wireless Security Mode
section, select Enable WEP Wireless Security (Basic).
3.Next to Authentication, select Open or Shared Key.
4.Next to WEP Encryption, select 64-bit or 128-bit encryption.
5.Next to Key Type, select either Hex or ASCII.
Hex (recommended) - Letters A-F and numbers 0-9 are valid.
ASCII - All numbers and letters are valid.
6.Next to Key 1, enter a WEP key that you create. Make sure
you enter this key exactly on all your wireless devices. You
may enter up to 4 different keys.
7. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. If you are configuring the access point with a
wireless adapter, you will lose connectivity until you enable WEP on your adapter and enter the same WEP key as
you did on the access point.
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Configure WPA/WPA2 Personal
It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless access point before your wireless network adapters. Please
establish wireless connectivity before enabling encryption. Your wireless signal may degrade when enabling encryption
due to the added overhead.
1.Log into the web-based configuration by opening a web browser
and entering the IP address of the access point (192.168.0.50).
Click on Setup and then click Wireless Settings on the left side.
2.Next to Security Mode, select Enable WPA Wireless Security,
Enable WPA2 Wireless Security, or Enable WPA2-Auto
Wireless Security.
3.Next to Cipher Type, select TKIP, AES, or Auto.
4.Next to PSK / EAP, select Personal.
5.Next to Passphrase, enter a key. The key is entered as a passphrase in ASCII format at both ends of the wireless
connection. The passphrase must be between 8-63 characters.
6.Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. If you are configuring the access point with a
wireless adapter, you will lose connectivity until you enable WPA-PSK on your adapter and enter the same passphrase
as you did on the access point.
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Configure WPA/WPA2 Enterprise
It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless access point before your wireless network adapters. Please
establish wireless connectivity before enabling encryption. Your wireless signal may degrade when enabling encryption
due to the added overhead.
1.Log into the web-based configuration by opening a web browser
and entering the IP address of the access point (192.168.0.50).
Click on Setup and then click Wireless Settings on the left
side.
2.Next to Security Mode, select Enable WPA Wireless Security,
Enable WPA2 Wireless Security, or Enable WPA2-Auto
Wireless Security.
3.Next to Cipher Mode, select TKIP, AES, or Auto.
4.Next to Personal / Enterprise, select Enterprise.
5. Next to RADIUS Server, enter the IP Address of your RADIUS
server.
6. Next to Port, enter the port you are using with your RADIUS server. 1812 is the default port.
7. Next to Shared Secret, enter the security key.
8. Click Save Settings to save your settings.
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Section 5 - Connecting to a Wireless Network
Connect to a Wireless Network
Using Windows® XP
Windows® XP users may use the built-in wireless utility (Zero Configuration Utility). The following instructions are for
Service Pack 2 users. If you are using another company’s utility or Windows® 2000, please refer to the user manual
of your wireless adapter for help with connecting to a wireless network. Most utilities will have a “site survey” option
similar to the Windows® XP utility as seen below.
If you receive the Wireless Networks Detected bubble, click
on the center of the bubble to access the utility.
or
Right-click on the wireless computer icon in your system tray
(lower-right corner next to the time). Select View Available
Wireless Networks.
The utility will display any available wireless networks in your
area. Click on a network (displayed using the SSID) and click
the Connect button.
If you get a good signal, but cannot access the Internet, check
you TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the
Networking Basics section in this manual for more information.
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Configure WEP
It is recommended to enable WEP on your wireless bridge or access point before configuring your wireless adapter.
If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the WEP key being used.
1.Open the Windows® XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking
on the wireless computer icon in your system tray
(lower-right corner of screen). Select View Available
Wireless Networks.
2.Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to
connect to and click Connect.
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3.The Wireless Network Connection box will appear. Enter the
same WEP key that is on your access point and click Connect.
It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the
connection fails, please verify that the WEP settings are correct. The
WEP key must be exactly the same as on the wireless access point.
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Configure WPA-PSK
It is recommended to enable WEP on your wireless bridge or access point before configuring your wireless adapter.
If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the WEP key being used.
1.Open the Windows® XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking
on the wireless computer icon in your system tray
(lower-right corner of screen). Select View Available
Wireless Networks.
2.Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to
connect to and click Connect.
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3.The Wireless Network Connection box will appear. Enter the
WPA-PSK passphrase and click Connect.
It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the
connection fails, please verify that the WPA-PSK settings are correct.
The WPA-PSK passphrase must be exactly the same as on the
wireless access point.
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Connect to a Wireless Network
Using Windows Vista®
Windows Vista® users may use the convenient, built-in wireless utility. Follow these instructions:
From the Start menu, go to Control Panel, and then click on
Network and Sharing Center.
The utility will display any available wireless networks in your
area. Click on a network (displayed using the SSID) under
Select a network to connect to and then click the Connect
button.
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Click Connect Anyway to continue.
The utility will display the following window to indicate a
connection is being made.
The final window indicates the establishment of a successful
connection.
The next two pages display the windows used to connect to
either a WEP or a WPA-PSK wireless network.
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Configure WEP
It is recommended to enable WEP on your wireless bridge or access point before configuring your wireless adapter.
If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the WEP key being used.
Click on a network (displayed using the SSID) using WEP
under Select a network to connect to and then click the
Connect button.
Enter the appropriate security key or passphrase in the field
provided and then click the Connect button.
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Configure WPA-PSK
It is recommended to enable WEP on your wireless bridge or access point before configuring your wireless adapter.
If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the WEP key being used.
Click on a network (displayed using the SSID) using WPA-PSK
under Select a network to connect to and then click the Connect
button.
Enter the appropriate security key or passphrase in the field
provided and then click the Connect button.
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Section 6 - Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DAP-1360.
Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows® XP. If
you have a different operating system, the screenshots on your computer will look similar to the following examples.)
1. Why can’t I access the web-based configuration utility?
When entering the IP address of the D-Link access point (192.168.0.50 for example), you are not connecting to a
website on the Internet or have to be connected to the Internet. The device has the utility built-in to a ROM chip in the
device itself. Your computer must be on the same IP subnet to connect to the web-based utility.
• Make sure you have an updated Java-enabled web browser. We recommend the following:
• Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
• Firefox 3.0 or higher
• Verify physical connectivity by checking for solid link lights on the device. If you do not get a solid link light, try using
a different cable or connect to a different port on the device if possible. If the computer is turned off, the link light may
not be on.
• Disable any internet security software running on the computer. Software firewalls such as Zone Alarm, Black Ice,
Sygate, Norton Personal Firewall, and Windows® XP firewall may block access to the configuration pages. Check the
help files included with your firewall software for more information on disabling or configuring it.
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• Configure your Internet settings:
• Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel. Double-click the Internet Options Icon. From the Security tab,
click the button to restore the settings to their defaults.
• Click the Connection tab and set the dial-up option to Never Dial a Connection. Click the LAN Settings
button. Make sure nothing is checked. Click OK.
• Go to the Advanced tab and click the button to restore these settings to their defaults. Click OK three
times.
• Close your web browser (if open) and open it.
• Access the web management. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your D-Link access point in the
address bar. This should open the login page for your the web management.
• If you still cannot access the configuration, unplug the power to the access point for 10 seconds and plug back in.
Wait about 30 seconds and try accessing the configuration. If you have multiple computers, try connecting using a
different computer.
2. What can I do if I forgot my password?
If you forgot your password, you must reset your access point. Unfortunately this process will change all your settings
back to the factory defaults.
To reset the access point, locate the reset button (hole) on the rear panel of the unit. With the access point powered
on, use a paperclip to hold the button down for 10 seconds. Release the button and the access point will go through
its reboot process. Wait about 30 seconds to access the access point. The default IP address is 192.168.0.50. When
logging in, the username is admin and leave the password box empty.
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3. Why can’t I connect to certain sites or send and receive emails when connecting through my access point?
If you are having a problem sending or receiving email, or connecting to secure sites such as eBay, banking sites, and
Hotmail, we suggest lowering the MTU in increments of ten (Ex. 1492, 1482, 1472, etc).
Note: AOL DSL+ users must use MTU of 1400.
To find the proper MTU Size, you’ll have to do a special ping of the destination you’re trying to go to. A
destination could be another computer, or a URL.
• Click on Start and then click Run.
• Windows® 95, 98, and Me users type in command (Windows® NT, 2000, and XP users type in cmd)
and press Enter (or click OK).
• Once the window opens, you’ll need to do a special ping. Use the following syntax:
ping [url] [-f] [-l] [MTU value]
Example: ping yahoo.com -f -l 1472
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You should start at 1472 and work your way down by 10 each time. Once you get a reply, go up by 2 until you get a
fragmented packet. Take that value and add 28 to the value to account for the various TCP/IP headers. For example,
lets say that 1452 was the proper value, the actual MTU size would be 1480, which is the optimum for the network
we’re working with (1452+28=1480).
Once you find your MTU, you can now configure your access point with the proper MTU size.
To change the MTU rate on your access point follow the steps below:
• Open your browser, enter the IP address of your access point (192.168.0.50) and click OK.
• Enter your username (admin) and password (blank by default). Click OK to enter the web configuration
page for the device.
• Click on Setup and then click Manual Configure.
• To change the MTU enter the number in the MTU field and click Save Settings to save your settings.
•Test your email. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in
increments of ten.
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Appendix A - Wireless Basics
Wireless Basics
D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless
connectivity within your home, business or public access wireless networks. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard,
the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to securely access the data you want, when and where you want
it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.
A wireless local area network (WLAN) is a cellular computer network that transmits and receives data with radio signals
instead of wires. Wireless LANs are used increasingly in both home and office environments, and public areas such
as airports, coffee shops and universities. Innovative ways to utilize WLAN technology are helping people to work and
communicate more efficiently. Increased mobility and the absence of cabling and other fixed infrastructure have proven
to be beneficial for many users.
Wireless users can use the same applications they use on a wired network. Wireless adapter cards used on laptop
and desktop systems support the same protocols as Ethernet adapter cards.
Under many circumstances, it may be desirable for mobile network devices to link to a conventional Ethernet LAN in
order to use servers, printers or an Internet connection supplied through the wired LAN. A Wireless Access point is a
device used to provide this link.
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What is Wireless?
Wireless or Wi-Fi technology is another way of connecting your computer to the network without using wires. Wi-Fi uses
radio frequency to connect wirelessly, so you have the freedom to connect computers anywhere in your home or office.
D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products.
D-Link delivers the performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your
network.
How does wireless work?
Wireless works similar to how cordless phone work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point
B. But wireless technology has restrictions as to how you can access the network. You must be within the wireless
network range area to be able to connect your computer. There are two different types of wireless networks Wireless
Local Area Network (WLAN), and Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN).
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
In a wireless local area network, a device called an Access Point (AP) connects computers to the network. The access
point has a small antenna attached to it, which allows it to transmit data back and forth over radio signals. With an
indoor access point as seen in the picture, the signal can travel up to 300 feet. With an outdoor access point the signal
can reach out up to 30 miles to serve places like manufacturing plants, industrial locations, college and high school
campuses, airports, golf courses, and many other outdoor venues.
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Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN)
Bluetooth is the industry standard wireless technology used for WPAN. Bluetooth devices in WPAN operate in a range
up to 30 feet away.
Compared to WLAN the speed and wireless operation range are both less than WLAN, but in return it doesn’t use
nearly as much power which makes it ideal for personal devices, such as mobile phones, PDAs, headphones, laptops,
speakers, and other devices that operate on batteries.
Who uses wireless?
Wireless technology has become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home,
office, business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it.
Home
• Gives everyone at home broadband access
• Surf the web, check email, instant message, etc.
• Gets rid of the cables around the house
• Simple and easy to use
Small Office and Home Office
• Stay on top of everything at home as you would at office
• Remotely access your office network from home
• Share Internet connection and printer with multiple computers
• No need to dedicate office space
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Where is wireless used?
Wireless technology is expanding everywhere not just at home or office. People like the freedom of mobility and it’s
becoming so popular that more and more public facilities now provide wireless access to attract people. The wireless
connection in public places is usually called “hotspots”.
Using a D-Link Cardbus Adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to Internet from remote
locations like: Airports, Hotels, Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers.
Wireless network is easy to setup, but if you’re installing it for the first time it could be quite a task not knowing where to
start. That’s why we’ve put together a few setup steps and tips to help you through the process of setting up a wireless
network.
Tips
Here are a few things to keep in mind, when you install a wireless network.
Centralize your access point or Access Point
Make sure you place the bridge/access point in a centralized location within your network for the best performance. Try
to place the bridge/access point as high as possible in the room, so the signal gets dispersed throughout your home.
If you have a two-story home, you may need a repeater to boost the signal to extend the range.
Eliminate Interference
Place home appliances such as cordless telephones, microwaves, wireless speakers, and televisions as far away as
possible from the bridge/access point. This would significantly reduce any interference that the appliances might cause
since they operate on same frequency.
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Security
Don’t let your next-door neighbors or intruders connect to your wireless network. Secure your wireless network by
turning on the WPA or WEP security feature on the access point. Refer to product manual for detail information on
how to set it up.
Wireless Modes
There are basically two modes of networking:
•Infrastructure – All wireless clients will connect to an access point or wireless bridge.
•Ad-Hoc – Directly connecting to another computer, for peer-to-peer communication, using wireless
network adapters on each computer, such as two or more wireless network Cardbus adapters.
An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or wireless bridge. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect
to the wireless bridge or access point.
An Ad-Hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless cardbus adapters. All the adapters must be in
Ad-Hoc mode to communicate.
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Networking Basics
Check your IP address
After you install your new D-Link adapter, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from
a DHCP server (i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.
Click on Start > Run. In the run box type cmd and click OK.
At the prompt, type ipconfig and press Enter.
This will display the IP address, subnet mask, and
the default gateway of your adapter.
If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter
installation, security settings, and the settings
on your access point. Some firewall software
programs may block a DHCP request on newly
installed adapters.
If you are connecting to a wireless network at a hotspot (e.g. hotel, coffee shop, airport), please contact an employee
or administrator to verify their wireless network settings.
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Statically Assign an IP address
If you are not using a DHCP capable gateway/access point, or you need to assign a static IP address, please follow
the steps below:
Step 1
Windows® XP - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network Connections.
Windows® 2000 - From the desktop, right-click My Network Places > Properties.
Step 2
Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link network adapter and select Properties.
Step 3
Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties.
Step 4
Click Use the following IP address and enter an IP address that is on the same subnet as your network or the LAN
IP address on your access point.
Example: If the access point´s LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1, make your IP address
192.168.0.X where X is a number between 2 and 99. Make sure that the number
you choose is not in use on the network. Set Default Gateway the same as the LAN
IP address of your access point (192.168.0.1).
Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1).
The Secondary DNS is not needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP.
Step 5
Click OK twice to save your settings.
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Technical Specifications
Standards
• IEEE 802.11n
• IEEE 802.11g
• IEEE 802.11b
• IEEE 802.3
• IEEE 802.3u
Frequency Range2
• 2.4GHz to 2.483GHz
Security
• WPA-Personal
• WPA2-Personal
• WPA-Enterprise
• WPA2-Enterprise
• 64/128-bit WEP
Operating Temperature
• 32°F to 131°F ( 0°C to 55°C)
Wireless Signal Rates1
• 300Mbps • 54Mbps
• 48Mbps
• 36Mbps
• 24Mbps
• 18Mbps • 12Mbps
• 11Mbps • 9Mbps
• 6Mbps • 5.5Mbps • 2Mbps
• 1Mbps
LEDs
• Power • Security • WLAN
• LAN
Humidity
• 90% maximum (non-condensing)
Safety & Emissions
• FCC
• CE
• IC
• C-Tick
• NCC
Dimensions
• 147.5 (L) x 113 (W) x 31.5 (H) mm
Modulation
• DQPSK
• DBPSK
• CCK
• OFDM
Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g and 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental
factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions
will adversely affect wireless signal range.
2
Range varies depending on country’s regulation.
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