300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router

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Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in
a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
1. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio technician for help.
FCC Caution:
To assure continued compliance, (example-use only shielded interface cables when connecting to computer or
peripheral devices) any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the Following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference
(2) This Device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure set forth for an uncontrolled environment. In order to
avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna
shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation.
R&TTE Compliance Statement
This equipment complies with all the requirements of DIRECTIVE 1999/5/CE OF THE EUROPEAN
PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF 9 March 1999 on radio equipment and telecommunication terminal
Equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (R&TTE).
The R&TTE Directive repeals and replaces in the directive 98/13/EEC (Telecommunications Terminal
Equipment and Satellite Earth Station Equipment) As of April 8, 2000.
Safety
This equipment is designed with the utmost care for the safety of those who install and use it. However, special
attention must be paid to the dangers of electric shock and static electricity when working with electrical
equipment. All guidelines of this and of the computer manufacture must therefore be allowed at all times to
ensure the safe use of the equipment.
National Restrictions
This device is intended for home and office use in all EU countries (and other countries following the EU
directive 1999/5/EC) without any limitation except for the countries mentioned below:
Country
Restriction
Bulgaria
None
France
Reason/remark
General authorization required for outdoor use and
public service
Outdoor use limited to 10
Military Radiolocation use. Refarming of the 2.4 GHz
mW e.i.r.p. within the band
band has been ongoing in recent years to allow current
2454-2483.5 MHz
relaxed regulation. Full implementation planned 2012
Italy
None
Luxembourg
None
Norway
Implemented
Russian
None
If used outside of own premises, general authorization is
required
General authorization required for network and service
supply(not for spectrum)
This subsection does not apply for the geographical area
within a radius of 20 km from the centre of Ny-Ålesund
Only for indoor applications
Federation
Note: Please don’t use the product outdoors in France.
WEEE regulation
To avoid the potential effects on the environment and human health as a result of the presence of
hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, end users of electrical and electronic
equipment should understand the meaning of the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol. Do not dispose of
WEEE as unsorted municipal waste and have to collect such WEEE separately.
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Revision
User Manual for PLANET 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router
Model: WDRT-730
Rev: 1.0 (May, 2012)
Part No. EM-WDRT730_v1.0 (2081-E50270-000)
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CONTENTS
Chapter 1.Product Introduction........................................................................................................... 1
1.1
Package Contents ............................................................................................................... 1
1.2
Product Description............................................................................................................ 2
1.3
Product Features................................................................................................................. 5
1.4
Product Specification ......................................................................................................... 6
Chapter 2.Hardware Installation .......................................................................................................... 8
2.1
Hardware Description ......................................................................................................... 8
2.1.1
The Front Panel ........................................................................................................ 8
2.1.2
LED Indications......................................................................................................... 9
2.1.3
The Rear Panel.......................................................................................................10
Chapter 3.Connecting to the Router ................................................................................................. 11
3.1
System Requirements ...................................................................................................... 11
3.2
Installing the Router.......................................................................................................... 11
Chapter 4.Quick Installation Guide ...................................................................................................13
4.1
4.2
Manual Network Setup - TCP/IP Configuration ..............................................................13
4.1.1
Obtain an IP Address Automatically........................................................................13
4.1.2
Configure the IP Address Manually ........................................................................15
Starting Setup in the Web UI ............................................................................................19
Chapter 5.Configuring the Router .....................................................................................................22
5.1
Login...................................................................................................................................22
5.2
General Setup....................................................................................................................23
5.2.1
System ....................................................................................................................23
5.2.1.1.
Time Zone...................................................................................................................... 23
5.2.1.2.
Password Settings ......................................................................................................... 24
5.2.1.3.
Remote Management .................................................................................................... 25
5.2.1.4.
Channel Domain ............................................................................................................ 25
5.2.2
WAN........................................................................................................................26
5.2.2.1.
Dynamic IP..................................................................................................................... 26
5.2.2.2.
Static IP.......................................................................................................................... 27
5.2.2.3.
PPPoE ........................................................................................................................... 28
5.2.2.4.
PPTP ............................................................................................................................. 29
5.2.2.5.
L2TP .............................................................................................................................. 31
5.2.2.6.
Telstra Big Pond............................................................................................................. 33
5.2.2.7.
DNS ............................................................................................................................... 34
5.2.2.8.
DDNS............................................................................................................................. 34
IV
5.2.2.9.
5.2.3
LAN .........................................................................................................................36
5.2.4
Wireless (2.4G&5G)................................................................................................39
5.2.4.1.
Basic Settings ................................................................................................................ 39
5.2.4.2.
Advanced Settings ......................................................................................................... 48
5.2.4.3.
Security Settings ............................................................................................................ 49
5.2.4.4.
Access Control............................................................................................................... 53
5.2.4.5.
WPS............................................................................................................................... 54
5.2.5
QoS.........................................................................................................................55
5.2.6
NAT .........................................................................................................................58
5.2.6.1.
Port Forwarding ............................................................................................................. 58
5.2.6.2.
Virtual Server ................................................................................................................. 59
5.2.6.3.
Special Applications ....................................................................................................... 60
5.2.6.4.
UPnP Settings................................................................................................................ 61
5.2.6.5.
ALG Settings.................................................................................................................. 62
5.2.7
5.3
5.4
WISP.............................................................................................................................. 35
Firewall....................................................................................................................63
5.2.7.1.
Parent Control................................................................................................................ 63
5.2.7.2.
Access Control............................................................................................................... 64
5.2.7.3.
URL Blocking ................................................................................................................. 66
5.2.7.4.
DoS................................................................................................................................ 67
5.2.7.5.
DMZ ............................................................................................................................... 68
Status..................................................................................................................................69
5.3.1
Internet Connection ................................................................................................70
5.3.2
Device Status..........................................................................................................70
5.3.3
System Log.............................................................................................................71
5.3.4
Security Log............................................................................................................72
5.3.5
Active DHCP Client.................................................................................................72
5.3.6
Statistics..................................................................................................................73
Tools ...................................................................................................................................73
5.4.1
Configuration Tools .................................................................................................74
5.4.2
Firmware Upgrade ..................................................................................................74
5.4.3
Restart ....................................................................................................................75
Chapter 6.Quick Connection to a Wireless Network .......................................................................76
6.1
Windows XP (Wireless Zero Configuration) ...................................................................76
6.2
Windows 7 (WLAN AutoConfig).......................................................................................78
6.3
Mac OS X 10.x....................................................................................................................80
6.4
iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad ...............................................................................................82
Appendix A: Troubleshooting............................................................................................................86
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Appendix B: Configuring the PC in Windows 7 ...............................................................................88
Appendix C: Specifications................................................................................................................93
Appendix D: Glossary.........................................................................................................................95
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Chapter 1. Product Introduction
1.1 Package Contents
Thank you for choosing PLANET WDRT-730. Before installing the router, please verify the contents
inside the package box.
WDRT-730 Wireless Router
Quick Installation Guide
CD-ROM
(User Manual included)
Power Adapter
Ethernet Cable
Stand
If there is any item missed or damaged, please contact the seller
immediately.
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1.2 Product Description
PLANET WDRT-730 with exceptional range and speed can fully meet the need of Small Office/Home
Office (SOHO) networks and the users demanding higher networking performance.
2.4G & 5G Simultaneous Dual Band Wireless Connectivity
Since there are more and more wireless applications of various electric devices using the radio
frequency of 2.4GHz, the wireless channel of 2.4GHz has been already too crowded for clients to
enjoy the high-speed wireless connection. In order to avoid the wireless interference of each other,
WDRT-730 provides users the radio frequency of 5GHz for watching HD videos or playing online
games. At the same time, other users can still surf the Internet via the original radio frequency of 2.4
GHz simultaneously. It is just like there are 2 totally independent Access Points for you.
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Multiple Network Technologies for Incredibly 600Mbps High-Speed Connection
WDRT-730 supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n dual band standard with 2T2R antenna technology, therefore
it provides the wireless speed up to 300+300Mbps which is 12X fast of traditional 11g Access Point.
Moreover, WDRT-730 is equipped with all Gigabit Ethernet Ports and Hardware Wi-Fi ON/OFF Switch.
Compared with general wireless routers, WDRT-730 offers faster transmitting speed for the network
applications and more convenient method to enable or disable wireless signal.
Fully Support of Wireless Security Encryption
To secure the wireless communication, the WDRT-730 supports up-to-date encryption technology,
WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK with TKIP/AES. To simplify the wireless security settings,
WDRT-730 supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) configuration with PBC/PIN methods. By just
clicking the WPS button, the secure connection between AP and wireless client will be built
immediately.
Advanced Bandwidth Control for Specified Applications
Compared with the QoS function in the past which is too simple to be useful and difficult to configure,
WDRT-730 provides more powerful and flexible bandwidth control function for the administrator to
keep enough bandwidth for some applications or limit the maximal bandwidth for some specified
clients. Now different users who watch HD movies, play online games, use Internet telephony, and
download files can finally exist in the same local area network concurrently.
Powerful Firewall and Complete Access Control Functions
The WDRT-730 supports NAT function to allow multiple users to access Internet via a single legal IP.
It also provides Virtual Server for the specific LAN PC to act as an application server and offer certain
service to the clients on the Internet. Furthermore, the powerful firewall protects your Intranet PCs from
unauthorized accesses and various kinds of DoS attacks from the Internet. In the aspect of firewall, the
WDRT-730 supplies IP-based and MAC-based access control and prevent possible hackers attack.
Easy Setup for Multiple Wireless Modes
WDRT-730 supports multiple wireless modes, AP, Station-Infrastructure, Wireless Bridge, and
Universal Repeater, for different network application. Furthermore, with the built-in Quick Setup
function, users can configure WDRT-730 easily and quickly as they need through simply a couple of
steps. It is so easy to combine then it with the existing wired network. WDRT-730 definitely provides a
total network solution for the home and the SOHO users.
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1.3 Product Features

IEEE Compliant Wireless LAN & Wired LAN

Compliant with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n dual-band (2.4G&5G) wireless technology capable
up to 300+300Mbps data rate


Equipped with all gigabit RJ-45 ports (10/100/1000Mbps) of 1 WAN and 4 LAN ports

Auto MDI/MDI-X supported
Fixed-network Broadband Router

Supported WAN connection types: Dynamic IP/ Static IP / PPPoE / PPTP / L2TP / Telstra
Big Pond / WISP


Supports Dynamic DNS and DHCP Server
Secure Network Connection

Supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

Advanced security: 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK(TKIP/AES
encryption), 802.1x


Supports NAT firewall to protect against DoS attacks

Supports IP / Protocol-based access control and MAC address Filtering

Supports VPN Pass Through (PPTP / L2TP / IPSec)
Advanced Networking function for Specific Application

Supports Multiple Bandwidth Control (QoS) based on different local IP addresses and
ports

Supports 802.1d STP, NTP, Port Forwarding, Virtual Server, UPnP, ALG, and DMZ for
various networking applications

Easy Installation & Management

Web-based UI for and Quick Setup for easy configuration

Remote Management allows configuration from a remote site

System status monitoring includes DHCP Client List and System Log
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1.4 Product Specification
WDRT-730
Product
300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router
Hardware Specification
Interface
Antenna
Radio Button
WAN Port:
1 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto MDI/MDI-X RJ45 port
LAN Port:
4 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto MDI/MDI-X RJ45 ports
Gain:
2 x 3dBi fixed antenna
Orientation:
Omni-directional
Radio On/Off button at rear panel
Reset / WPS button at rear panel
Reset / WPS Button
Press for more than 10 seconds to reset the device to factory default.
Press for less than 5 seconds once to activate 2.4GHz wireless WPS function.
Press for less than 5 seconds twice to activate 5GHz wireless WPS function.
PWR
LED Indicators
WLAN (2.4G & 5G) x 2
LAN (Link & 1000Mbps ) x 8
WAN (Link & 1000Mbps) x 2
Material
Plastic
Dimension (W x D x H) 170 x 110 x 32 mm (W x D x H)
Weight
250g
Power Requirement
12V DC, 1A
Wireless interface Specification
Standard
Compliance with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Frequency Band
2.4GHz & 5GHz
Transmission
Indoor up to 100m
Distance
outdoor up to 300m (it is limited to the environment)
2.4GHz11b: 17±1.5 dBm
11g: 14±1.5 dBm
RF Power
11n: 14±1.5 dBm
(Intentional Radiator)
5GHz 11a: 12±1.5 dBm
11n: 12±1.5 dBm
Wireless Management Features
Wireless Modes
AP, Client, WDS, Universal Repeater
WEP (64/128-bit)
Encryption Security
WPA-PSK (TKIP) / WPA2-PSK (AES)
WPA (TKIP) / WPA2 (AES)
802.1x authentication
Wireless Security
Provide wireless LAN ACL (Access Control List) filtering
Wireless MAC address filtering
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Support WPS (WIFI Protected Setup )
Wireless Advanced
Support 802.11e WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia)
Provide Wireless Packets Statistics
Router Features
Shares data and Internet access for users, supporting following internet access:

Dynamic IP

Static IP
Internet Connection

PPPoE
Type

PPTP

L2TP

Telstra Big Pond

WISP
NAT firewall
NAT with ALG (Application Layer Gateway)
Built-in NAT server which supports Port Forwarding, Virtual Server, and DMZ
Firewall
Built-in firewall with filtering functions:
-
IP address filtering
-
Domain Name filtering
-
MAC address filtering
Supports DoS protection
Built-in DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing
Support UPnP, Dynamic DNS
LAN
Support Packets Statistics
IP & MAC Binding
IP / Port / Protocol-based Bandwidth Control
Session Number: Max 10240
Web-based (HTTP) management interface
Remote management
System Management
SNTP time synchronize
Quick Setup
System Log and Security Log
Windows 7
OS Compatibility
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Mac OS X 10.4 and higher
Environment
Temperature
Humidity
Operating: 0 ~ 40 degree C
Storage: -40 ~ 70 degree C
Operating: 10 ~ 90% (Non-Condensing)
Storage: 5 ~ 90% (Non-Condensing)
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Chapter 2. Hardware Installation
Please follow the instructions below to connect WDRT-730 to the existing network devices and your computers.
2.1 Hardware Description

Dimension: 170 x 110 x 32 mm (W x D x H)
2.1.1
The Front Panel
The front panel provides a simple interface monitoring the router. Figure 2-1 shows the front panel of
WDRT-730.
Front Panel
Figure 2-1 WDRT-730 Front Panel
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2.1.2
LED Indications
The LEDs on the front panel indicate instant status of port links, wireless data activity, system power;
and help monitor and troubleshoot when needed. Figure 2-2 and Table 2-1 show the LED indications
of the Wireless Router.
LED Definition
Figure 2-2 WDRT-730 Front Panel
LED
PWR
5G
(WLAN)
2.4G
(WLAN)
LNK/ACT
Status
Function
On
Power is on.
Off
Power is off.
Flashing
5GHz Wireless LAN is transferring or receiving data
Off
5GHz Wireless LAN is disabled.
On
5GHz Wireless WPS function is enabled
Flashing
2.4GHz Wireless LAN is transferring or receiving data
Off
2.4GHz Wireless LAN is disabled.
On
2.4GHz Wireless WPS function is enabled
Flashing
An linked device is transferring or receiving data
Off
No device is linked to the corresponding port
On
A device is linked to the corresponding port but no activity
1000Mbps
Off
The corresponding port is linked in 10/100Mbps speed.
(LAN1-4 / WAN)
On
The corresponding port is linked in 1000Mbps speed.
(LAN1-4 / WAN)
Table 2-1 The LEDs indication
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2.1.3
The Rear Panel
The rear panel provides the physical connectors connected to the power adapter and any other
network devices. Figure 2-3 shows the rear panel of WDRT-730.
Rear Panel
Figure 2-3 Rear Panel
Interface
Antenna x 2
Function
Fixed Dual-Band 3dBi Omni Dipole Antennas.
Radio ON/OFF Switch the button to activate or deactivate the wireless function.
Reset the WDRT-730 to the factory default (clear all settings) or activate
WPS function.
Press for more than 10 seconds to reset the device to factory default.
Reset/WPS
Press for less than 5 seconds once to activate 2.4GHz wireless WPS
function.
Press for less than 5 seconds twice to activate 5GHz wireless WPS
function.
WAN
Connect to the Cable/xDSL Modem, or the Ethernet
LAN1-4
Connect to the user’s PC or network devices
Power
Connect to the power adapter provided in the package
Table 2-2 The Interface indication
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Chapter 3. Connecting to the Router
3.1 System Requirements

Broadband Internet Access Service (Cable/xDSL/Ethernet connection)

One Cable/xDSL Modem that has an RJ-45 connector (not necessary if the Router is
connected directly to the Ethernet.)

PCs with a working Ethernet Adapter and an Ethernet cable with RJ-45 connectors

PC of subscribers running Windows 98/ME, NT4.0, 2000/XP, Windows Vista / Win 7, MAC
OS 9 or later, Linux, UNIX or other platform compatible with TCP/IP protocols

Above PC installed with WEB Browser
1. The Router in the following instructions means PLANET WDRT-730.
2. It is recommended to use Internet Explore 7.0 or above to access the Router.
3.2 Installing the Router
Before installing the Router, make sure your PC is connected to the Internet through the broadband
service successfully at this moment. If there is any problem, please contact your local ISP. After that,
please install the Router according to the following steps. Don't forget to pull out the power plug and
keep your hands dry.
Step 1. Power off your PC, Cable/xDSL Modem, and the Router.
Step 2. Locate an optimum location for the Router. The best place is usually at the center of your
wireless network.
Step 3. Adjust the direction of the antenna. Normally, upright is a good direction.
Step 4. Connect the PC or Switch/Hub in your LAN to the LAN Ports (Yellow ports) of the Router with
Ethernet cable, shown in Figure 3-1.
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Figure 3-1 Hardware Installation of the WDRT-730 Wireless Router
Step 5. Connect the power adapter to the power socket on the Router, and the other end into an
electrical outlet. Then power on the Router.
Step 6. Power on your PC and Cable/xDSL Modem.
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Chapter 4. Quick Installation Guide
This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your Wireless Router using Quick
Setup within minutes.
A computer with wired Ethernet connection to the Wireless Router is required for the
first-time configuration.
4.1 Manual Network Setup - TCP/IP Configuration
The default IP address of the WDRT-730 is 192.168.1.1. And the default Subnet Mask is
255.255.255.0. These values can be changed as you desire. In this guide, we use all the default
values for description.
Connect the local PC to the LAN ports of the Router. And then you can configure the IP address for
your PC in the following two ways.

Obtain an IP address automatically

Configure the IP address manually
In the following sections, we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows
XP. And the procedures in other operating systems are similar. First, make sure your Ethernet Adapter
is working, and refer to the Ethernet adapter’s manual if needed.
4.1.1
Obtain an IP Address Automatically
Summary:
1.

Set up the TCP/IP Protocol in "Obtain an IP address automatically" mode on your PC.

Then the WDRT-730 built-in DHCP server will assign IP address to the PC automatically.
Install TCP/IP component
1)
On the Windows taskbar, click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control
Panel.
2)
Click the Network and Internet Connections icon, and then click on the Network
Connections tab in the appearing window.
3)
Right click the icon shown below, select Properties on the prompt window.
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Figure 4-1
4)
In the prompt window shown below, double click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
Figure 4-2
5)
The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this
window by default.
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2.
Setting IP address automatically
Select Obtain an IP address automatically, Choose Obtain DNS server automatically, as shown in
the Figure below:
Figure 4-3
Now click OK to save your settings.
4.1.2
Configure the IP Address Manually
Summary:

Set up the TCP/IP Protocol for your PC.

Configure the network parameters. The IP address is 192.168.1.xxx ("xxx" is any number
from 2 to 254), Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0, and Gateway is 192.168.1.1 (The Router's
default IP address)
1
Select Use the following IP address radio button.
2
If the Router's LAN IP address is 192.168.1.1, enter IP address 192.168.1.x (x is from 2 to 254),
and Subnet mask 255.255.255.0.
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3
Enter the Router’s LAN IP address (the default IP is 192.168.1.1) into the Default gateway field.
4
Select Use the following DNS server addresses radio button. In the Preferred DNS Server
field, you can enter the DNS server IP address which has been provided by your ISP
Figure 4-4
Now click OK to save your settings.
Now, you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection
between your PC and the Router. The following example is in Windows XP OS. Please follow the
steps below:
1.
Click on Start > Run.
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Figure 4-5
2.
In the run box type “cmd” and click OK. (Windows Vista users type “cmd” in the Start .Search
box.)At the prompt.
Figure 4-6
Open a command prompt, and type ping 192.168.1.1, and then press Enter.
If the result displayed is similar to Figure 4-7, it means the connection between your PC and
the Router has been established well.
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Figure 4-7 Success result of Ping command
If the result displayed is similar to Figure 4-8, it means the connection between your PC and
the Router has failed.
Figure 4-8 Failure result of Ping command
If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security settings, and the settings on your
router. Some firewall software programs may block a DHCP request on newly installed adapters.
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1.
The 1/2/3/4 LEDs of LAN ports which you link to on the Router and LEDs on
your PC's adapter should be lit.
2.
If the Router's IP address is 192.168.1.1, your PC's IP address must be within
the range of 192.168.1.2 ~ 192.168.1.254.
4.2 Starting Setup in the Web UI
It is easy to configure and manage the WDRT-730 with the web browser.
Step 1.
To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser and enter the default IP address
http://192.168.1.1 in the web address field of the browser.
Figure 4-9 Login the Router
After a moment, a login window will appear. Enter admin for the User Name and Password, both in
lower case letters. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key.
Figure 4-10 Login Window
Default IP Address: 192.168.1.1
Default User name: admin
Default Password: admin
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If the above screen does not pop up, it may mean that your web-browser has been set to a
proxy. Go to Tools menu>Internet Options>Connections>LAN Settings, in the screen that
appears, cancel the Using Proxy checkbox, and click OK to finish it.
After entering the username and password, the main screen appears as Figure 4-11
Figure 4-11 WDRT-730 Web UI Screenshot
Step 2. After successfully login in, you can click the Quick Setup button to quickly configure your
Router.
Figure 4-12 Quick Setup
Select the corresponding Time Zone of your area and configure the other related options if necessary,
then click NEXT button to continue.
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Step 3.
Choose the correct Internet Access method. Here we take the screenshot of Cable Modem
for example. Please refer to the instructions in the next chapter for configuring the other
Broadband types.
Figure 4-13 Choose Internet Access Method
Step 4. Please enter the Host Name, MAC Address, and the other option if necessary. Then click OK
button to make the configuration take effect immediately.
Figure 4-14
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Chapter 5. Configuring the Router
This chapter will show you the key functions of each web page and the how to configure it.
5.1 Login
After successfully login, you will see the 4 buttons on the left of the Web-based utility. They are linked
to 4 parts of different configuration separately. On the right screen, there are the corresponding
explanations and instructions. Except the Quick Setup part introduced in the Chapter 4.2, please refer
to the following sections for the instructions of the other configurations.
Figure 5-1
For the following introductions of every function, you will see the message below on the
screen after clicking the APPLY button every time. Just click CONTINUE button to save the
settings changed and back to web management interface; or click APPLY button to restart
the router immediately to make the settings take effect.
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5.2 General Setup
The General Setup contains most parts of the network configuration.
Figure 5-2
5.2.1
System
This option includes some basic configuration and the remote management access function of
WDRT-730.
Figure 5-3
5.2.1.1. Time Zone
You can configure the time settings on the following screen.
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Figure 5-4 Time settings
Object
Description
Time Zone
Select your local time zone from this pull-down list.
Time Server Address
Enter the address for the NTP Server here. The Router will get the
time from the NTP Server preferentially.
Daylight Savings
If you want to enable daylight savings setting, please check Enable
box, and set the duration of daylight setting.
Table 5-1
5.2.1.2. Password Settings
You can change the factory default password of the Router on the screen as shown in Figure 5-5
Figure 5-5 Password
Please input the current password once and the new password twice to confirm.
It is strongly recommended that you should change the factory default password of
the Router. The new password must not exceed 30 characters in length and not
include any spaces.
Click the APPLY button to save the changes.
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5.2.1.3. Remote Management
You can configure the Remote Management function in the screen as shown in Figure 5-6. This
feature allows you to control your Router from a remote location via the Internet.
Figure 5-6 Remote Management
Please check the Enable box to enable Remote Management function.
Object
Host Address
Description
Input the IP address of the remote host where you wish to access the
router from. The default IP address 0.0.0.0 is no limitation for the host.
Web browser access normally uses the standard HTTP service port
Port
80. This Router's default remote management web port number is
8080. For greater security, you can change the remote management
web port to a custom one by entering that number in the box provided.
Choose a number between 1 and 65534 but do not use the number of
any common service port.
Table 5-2
To access the Router, you should type your Router's WAN IP address into your browser's
address (in IE) or Location (in Navigator) box, followed by a colon and the custom port
number. For example, if your Router's WAN address is 210.66.155.14, and the port number
used is 8080, please enter http://210.66.155.14:8080 in your browser. Later, you may be
asked for the Router's password. After successfully entering the username and password,
you will be able to access the Router's web-based utility.
Be sure to change the Router's default password to a very secure one.
5.2.1.4. Channel Domain
Please select the corresponding channel domain of 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands for your local
area in this page.
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Figure 5-7 Channel Domain
Please be sure to choose the corresponding Channel Domain and Channel Number
according to the local telecom regulation.
5.2.2
WAN
You can configure WAN connection type manually here just like it in Quick Setup, and set advanced
functions like DDNS (Dynamic DNS) here.
Figure 5-8
5.2.2.1. Dynamic IP
If your ISP provides the DHCP service, please choose Dynamic IP type, and the Router will
automatically obtain IP parameters from your ISP. You can see the page as follows Figure 5-9:
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Figure 5-9 WAN - Dynamic IP
Object
Description
Host Name
Please input the host name of your computer here. This is optional
and only required if the local ISP requires you to do so.
MAC address
Please input MAC address of your computer if the local ISP only
permits the computer with certain MAC address to access internet. If
you’re using the computer which used to connect to Internet via Cable
Modem, you can simply click Clone Mac address button to fill the
MAC address field with the MAC address of your computer,
TTL
Choose the number of TTL if the local ISP requires you to do so.
Table 5-3
5.2.2.2. Static IP
If your local ISP provides a static or fixed IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway setting, choose
Static IP. The Static IP settings page will appear, shown in Figure 5-10.
Figure 5-10 WAN - Static IP
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Object
Description
IP Address
Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.
Subnet Mask
Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your
ISP, usually is 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway
(Optional) Enter the gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation
provided by your ISP.
TTL
Choose the number of TTL if the local ISP requires you to do so.
Table 5-4
5.2.2.3. PPPoE
If your local ISP provides a PPPoE connection, choose PPPoE and fill the necessary parameters
below. (Figure 5-11):
Figure 5-11 WAN – PPPoE
Object
User Name / Password
Description
Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields
are case-sensitive.
Service Name
(Optional) Please give a name to this Internet service.
MTU
Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. If you
don’t know, please keep the default value.
Connect Type
You can select Continuous to keep the connection be always on. Or
select Connect on Demand, then you can configure Idle Time Out
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below to stop the connection when the network traffic is not sending or
receiving in a period of idle time. Or you can also select Manual. Then
click Connect or Disconnect buttons to connect or disconnect to the
ISP immediately.
Choose the number of TTL if the local ISP requires you to do so.
TTL
Table 5-5
Sometimes the connection cannot be terminated although you specify a time to Idle
Time Out, since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the
background.
5.2.2.4. PPTP
If your ISP provides PPTP connection, please select PPTP. And enter the following parameters
(Figure 5-12):
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Figure 5-12 WAN – PPTP
Select the type of how you obtain IP address from your ISP here. You can choose Obtain an IP
address automatically (i.e. Dynamic IP, please refer to Dynamic IP method above), or Use the
following IP address (i.e. Static IP method)
WAN interface settings must be configured correctly, or the Internet connection will fail even the other
settings of PPTP are correct. Please contact your Internet service provider if you are not sure what you
should fill in these fields.
PPTP Settings:
Object
User Name / Password
Description
Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These
fields are case-sensitive.
PPTP Gateway
Please input the IP address of PPTP gateway assigned by your ISP
here.
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Connection ID
Please input the connection ID here if the local ISP asks you to do so
or you can just leave it blank. (optional)
Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. If you
MTU
don’t know, please keep the default value.
BEZEQ-ISRAEL
If you are connecting to the BEZEQ network in Israel, please enable
this function.
Connection Type
You can select Continuous to keep the connection be always on. Or
select Connect on Demand, then you can configure Idle Time Out
below to stop the connection when the network traffic is not sending
or receiving in a period of idle time. Or you can also select Manual.
Then click Connect or Disconnect buttons to connect or disconnect
to the ISP immediately.
Table 5-6
Sometimes the connection cannot be terminated although you specify a time to Idle
Time Out, since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the
background.
5.2.2.5. L2TP
If your ISP provides L2TP connection, please select L2TP. And enter the following parameters (Figure
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Figure 5-13 WAN – L2TP
Select the type of how you obtain IP address from your ISP here. You can choose Obtain an IP
address automatically (i.e. Dynamic IP, please refer to Dynamic IP method above), or Use the
following IP address (i.e. Static IP method)
WAN interface settings must be configured correctly, or the Internet connection will fail even the other
settings of L2TP are correct. Please contact your Internet service provider if you are not sure what you
should fill in these fields.
L2TP Settings:
Object
Description
User Name / Password
Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields
are case-sensitive.
L2TP Gateway
Please input the IP address of L2TP gateway assigned by your ISP
here.
MTU
Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. If you
don’t know, please keep the default value.
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Connection Type
You can select Continuous to keep the connection be always on. Or
select Connect on Demand, then you can configure Idle Time Out
below to stop the connection when the network traffic is not sending or
receiving in a period of idle time. Or you can also select Manual. Then
click Connect or Disconnect buttons to connect or disconnect to the
ISP immediately.
Table 5-7
Sometimes the connection cannot be terminated although you specify a time to Idle
Time Out, since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the
background.
5.2.2.6. Telstra Big Pond
If your ISP provides Big Pond Cable (or Heart Beat Signal) connection, please select Telstra Big
Pond. And you should enter the following parameters (Figure 5-14):
Figure 5-14
Object
User Name / Password
Description
Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields
are case-sensitive.
Server IP Address
Please input the IP address of the login server here if necessary, or
uncheck the Assign login server manually box to obtain it
automatically.
Table 5-8
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5.2.2.7. DNS
If you have preferred DNS server, or your Internet service provider does not assign the IP address of
DNS server because of some reason, you can input the IP address of DNS server here.
Figure 5-15
5.2.2.8. DDNS
The WDRT-730 offers the DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) feature, which allows the hosting
of a website, FTP server, or e-mail server with a fixed domain name (named by yourself) and a
dynamic IP address, and then your friends can connect to your server by entering your domain name
no matter what your IP address is. Before using this feature, you need to sign up for DDNS service
providers. The Dynamic DNS client service provider will give you a password or key.
Figure 5-16
Object
Dynamic DNS
Description
If you want to enable DDNS function, please choose Enable;
otherwise please select Disable.
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Provider
Select your DDNS service provider here.
Domain Name
Input the domain name you’ve obtained from DDNS service provider.
Account / Email
Input account or email of DDNS registration.
Password / Key
Input DDNS service password or key.
Table 5-9
5.2.2.9. WISP
If your Internet connection provided by your local ISP is through wireless network, please select this
mode. After you have connected the router to the access point of the ISP wirelessly, please setup the
WAN connection type in WAN page.
Figure 5-17
Object
Disable / Enable
Description
Disable: disable WISP function.
/ Enable (Station Mode
Only)
Enable: enable WISP function and the router can also act as an access
point for the wireless clients to associate to it for Internet connection.
If you are informed by your local ISP that the wireless
settings of the access point is changed, please configure the
router in this page for matching the new settings.
Enable (Station Mode Only): enable this function and the router will act
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only as a wireless client to connect to the wireless network of the local
ISP for Internet connection.
Input the name of wireless network here that your wireless ISP provide
SSID
to you.
Channel Number
This is the radio frequency used to transmit and receive the wireless
signal. Select the channel designated by your wireless ISP.
Wireless Band
Check either 2.4GHz or 5GHz wireless band is provided for the
network by your wireless ISP.
Site Survey
Click ‘Site Survey’ button, then a “Wireless Site Survey” table will pop
up. It will list all available access points nearby. Select the access point
designated by your wireless ISP in the table and the router will join
wireless network through this access point.
Encryption
If the wireless ISP enables wireless security, you have to follow the
same settings in order to access its access point. Select the
corresponding encryption method for this connection (Please refer to
the Chapter 5.2.4.3 Security Settings for the detailed instructions).
Table 5-10
5.2.3
LAN
There are two ways to assign IP addresses to computers: Static IP Address (set the IP address for
every computer manually), and Dynamic IP Address (IP address of computers will be assigned by a
router automatically). It is recommended for most of computers to use dynamic IP address, because it
will save a lot of time on setting IP addresses for every computer, especially when there are a lot of
computers in the network; for servers and network devices which will provide services to other
computers and users that come from Internet, static IP address should be useful, so other computes
are able to locate the server. You can configure the IP parameters of the LAN on the screen as below.
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Figure 5-18 LAN
Object
IP Address
Description
Enter the IP address of your Router
Factory default: 192.168.1.1.
Subnet Mask
An address code that determines the size of the network.
Normally use 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.
802.1d Spanning Tree
If you need to activate 802.1d Spanning Tree function, select Enable.
Otherwise, please set it to Disable.
DHCP Server
If you need to activate DHCP server function of this router to obtain the
IP address for every client device, select Enable.
Table 5-11
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1.
If you change the IP Address of LAN, you must use the new IP Address to login the
Router.
2.
The new LAN IP Address you set should be in the same subnet with the IP Address
pool of the DHCP server.
DHCP Server:
Object
Lease Time
Description
Please choose a lease time (the duration that every computer can
keep a specific IP address) of every IP address assigned by this router
from dropdown list.
DHCP Client Start IP
Please input the start IP address of the IP range.
DHCP Client End IP
Please input the end IP address of the IP range.
Domain Name
You can input the domain name for your network. (optional).
Table 5-12
Enabling Static DHCP Leases allows you to assign a static IP address to a specific computer forever,
so you don’t have to set the IP address for a computer, and still enjoy the benefit of using DHCP server.
Maximum 16 static IP addresses can be assigned here.
Object
MAC Address
Description
Input the MAC address of the specific computer or network device
(total 12 characters, with character from “0” to “9”, and from “a” to “f”,
like “001122aabbcc”).
IP Address
Input the IP address you want to assign to this computer or network
device.
Table 5-13
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5.2.4
Wireless (2.4G&5G)
WDRT-730 supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands simultaneously. You can also enable or
disable these 2 wireless interfaces separately. The wireless settings for both wireless bands are almost
the same. The following sections will only highlight the different descriptions between these two bands.
Figure 5-19
5.2.4.1. Basic Settings
The parameters here are used for the wireless stations to connect to the WDRT-730. This router can
be work in the following 6 wireless modes:
Figure 5-20
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1. Access Point: Standard wireless AP
Figure 5-21
Object
Band
Description
Please select one radio band from:
2.4GHz:
 N (for 802.11n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)
 B+G (for 802.11b/g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)
 G (for 802.11g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)
 B+G+N (for 802.11b/g/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
5GHz

A (for 802.11a clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

A+N (for 802.11a/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
SSID
This is the name of the wireless signal. You can type any
alphanumerical characters here, maximum 32 characters. SSID is used
to identify your own wireless router from others when there are other
wireless routers in the same area.
Default SSID is default_2.4G and default_5G.
It is recommended to change the default SSID value to a meaningful
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one for you.
Channel Number
Please select a channel from the dropdown list. You can choose any
channel number, and almost all wireless clients can locate the channel
you’re using automatically without any problem. However, it’s still useful
to remember the channel number you use, because some wireless
clients support manual channel number selection. And this may help in
solving s some radio communication problem.
The available channel numbers of 2.4GHz and 5GHz are different.
Associated Clients
Click Show Active Clients button to show the status of all active
wireless stations that are connecting to the access point.
Table 5-14
2. Station (Infrastructure): Combine the router to the Ethernet devices such as TV, Game player, or
HDD&DVD, to make them be wireless stations.
Figure 5-22
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Object
Band
Description
Please select the band you want to use:
2.4GHz:

N (for 802.11n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)

B+G (for 802.11b/g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

G (for 802.11g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

B+G+N (for 802.11b/g/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
5GHz

A (for 802.11a clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

A+N (for 802.11a/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
SSID
This is the name of wireless network. You can type the SSID of the
network you would like to connect here.
Site Survey
When you use this wireless router as a wireless station for Ethernet
network device to have wireless capability, you have to associate it with
a working access point. Click Site Survey button to list all the available
access points nearby. You can select one access point in the table.
Table 5-15
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3. AP Bridge (Point to Point): Connect this router with another wireless router to expand the scope
of network.
Figure 5-23
Object
Band
Description
Please select the band you want to use; two wireless routers must use
the same setting.
2.4GHz:

N (for 802.11n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)

B+G (for 802.11b/g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

G (for 802.11g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

B+G+N (for 802.11b/g/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
5GHz


Channel Number
A (for 802.11a clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)
A+N (for 802.11a/n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)
Select the channel you want to use; two wireless routers must use the
same setting. The available channel numbers of 2.4GHz and 5GHz are
different.
MAC Address 1
Input the MAC address of another wireless router.
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Security Settings
Click Security Settings button to configure wireless encryption for this
connection (Please refer to the Chapter 5.2.4.3 Security Settings for the
detailed instructions).
Table 5-16
4. AP Bridge (Point to Multi-Point): Connect this router with up to four other wireless routers, to
expand the scope of network.
Figure 5-24
Object
Band
Description
Please select the band you want to use; all the wireless routers
connected to each other must use the same setting.
2.4GHz:

N (for 802.11n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)

B+G (for 802.11b/g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

G (for 802.11g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

B+G+N (for 802.11b/g/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
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5GHz

A (for 802.11a clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

A+N (for 802.11a/n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)
Channel Number
Select the channel you want to use; all the wireless routers connected to
each other must use the same setting.
MAC Address 1-4
Input the MAC address of other wireless routers.
Security Settings
Click Security Settings button to configure wireless encryption for this
connection (Please refer to the Chapter 5.2.4.3 Security Settings for
the detailed instructions).
Table 5-17
5. AP Bridge (WDS): Connect this router with up to four WDS-capable wireless routers, to expand
the scope of network.
Figure 5-25
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Object
Band
Description
Please select the band you want to use; all the wireless routers connected
to each other must use the same setting.
2.4GHz:

N (for 802.11n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)

B+G (for 802.11b/g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

G (for 802.11g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

B+G+N (for 802.11b/g/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps))
5GHz

A (for 802.11a clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

A+N (for 802.11a/n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)
SSID
Input the SSID of your wireless router, and the setting should be the same
with all other wireless routers for the convenience of roaming.
Channel Number
Select the channel you want to use; all the wireless routers connected to
each other must use the same setting.
Associated Clients
Click Show Active Clients button to see the status of all active wireless
stations that are connecting to the access point.
MAC Address 1-4
Input the MAC address of other wireless routers.
Security Settings
Click Security Settings button to configure wireless encryption for this
connection (Please refer to the Chapter 5.2.4.3 Security Settings for the
detailed instructions).
Table 5-18
6. Universal Repeater: The router can simultaneously act as Station to connect to a Root AP and as
another AP to provide service for all wireless stations within its coverage.
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Figure 5-26
Object
Band
Description
Please select the band you want to use; all the wireless routers
connected to each other must use the same setting.
2.4GHz:

N (for 802.11n clients only and maximal rate is up to 300Mbps)

B+G (for 802.11b/g clients only and maximal rate is up to
54Mbps)

G (for 802.11g clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

B+G+N (for 802.11b/g/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
5GHz
SSID

A (for 802.11a clients only and maximal rate is up to 54Mbps)

A+N (for 802.11a/n clients only and maximal rate is up to
300Mbps)
Input the SSID of your wireless router, and the setting should be the
same with all other wireless routers for the convenience of roaming.
Channel Number
Select the channel you want to use; all the wireless routers connected
to each other must use the same setting.
Associated Clients
Click Show Active Clients button to see the status of all active
wireless stations that are connecting to the access point.
Root AP SSID
In Universal Repeater mode, this device can act as a station to
connect to a Root AP. Please assign the SSID of the Root AP here or
click Site Survey button below to choose a Root AP.
Table 5-19
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5.2.4.2. Advanced Settings
Figure 5-27
Object
Fragment Threshold
Description
Set the Fragment threshold of wireless radio. Please do not modify
the default value if you are not sure what it is.
(Default value is 2346)
RTS Threshold
Set the RTS Threshold of wireless radio. Please do not modify the
default value if you are not sure what it is.
(Default value is 2347)
Beacon Interval
Set the Beacon Interval of wireless radio. Please do not modify the
default value if you are not sure what it is.
(Default value is 100)
DTIM Period
Set the DTIM Period of wireless radio. Please do not modify the
default value if you are not sure what it is.
(Default value is 3)
Data Rate
Set the wireless data transfer rate to a certain value. Since most of
wireless devices will negotiate with each other and pick a proper data
transfer rate automatically, it’s not necessary to change this value
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unless you know what will happen after modification.
N Data Rate
Same as above, but only for 802.11n clients
Channel Width
Set the Channel Width of wireless radio. Please do not modify the
default value if you are not sure what it is
(Default value is Auto 20/40 MHz)
Preamble Type
Set the type of preamble. Please do not modify the default value if
you are not sure what it is
(Default value is Short Preamble)
Broadcast Essid
Decide if the wireless router will broadcast its own ESSID or not. You
can hide the ESSID of your wireless router (choose Disable), so only
people those who know the ESSID of your wireless router can get
connected.
CTS Protect
Enabling this setting will reduce the chance of radio signal collisions
between 802.11b and 802.11g/n wireless access points.
Tx Power
You can adjust the output power of wireless radio. Unless you’re using
this wireless router in a really big space, you may not have to set
output power to 100%. This will enhance security (malicious /
unknown users in distance will not be able to reach your wireless
router).
WMM
The will enhance the data transfer performance of multimedia contents
when they’re being transferred over wireless network. If you are not
sure if you need it, it’s safe to set this option to Enable. However,
default value is Disable.
Table 5-20
5.2.4.3. Security Settings
It’s very important to set wireless security settings properly! If you don’t, hackers and malicious
users can reach your network and valuable data without your consent and this will cause serious
security problem.
Figure 5-28
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1. Disable:
When you select this mode, wireless data encryption is disabled, and every wireless device in
proximity will be able to connect your wireless router if no other security measure is enabled (like MAC
address access control in Chapter 5.2.4.4, or ESSID broadcast disabled).
Only use this option when you really want to allow everyone to use your wireless router, and
you don’t care if anyone reads the data you transfer over network without your consent.
Figure 5-29
Object
Enable 802.1x
Authentication
Description
IEEE 802.1x is an authentication protocol. Every user must use a
valid account to login to this wireless router before accessing the
wireless LAN. The authentication is processed by a RADIUS server.
This mode only authenticates user by IEEE 802.1x, but it does not
encryption the data during communication. If there is a RADIUS
server in you environment, please enable this function. Check this
box and another sub-menu will appear:
Please input the IP address, Port, and Password of the RADIUS
Server here.
Table 5-21
2. WEP:
Wired Equivalent Privacy
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Figure 5-30
Object
Key Length
Description
There are two types of WEP key length: 64-bit and 128-bit. Using
128-bit is safer than 64-bit but will reduce some data transfer
performance.
Key Format
There are two types of key format: ASCII and Hex. When you select a
key format, the number limit of characters for key will be displayed.
Default Tx Key
You can set up to four sets of WEP key, and you can decide which key
is being used by default here. If you don’t know which one you
should use, select Key 1.
Encryption Key 1-4
Input
Encryption
Key
characters
here,
the
number
of
the
characters must be the same as the number displayed at ‘Key
Format’ field. You can use any alphanumerical characters (0-9, a-z,
and A-Z) if you select ‘ASCII’ key format. And if you select ‘Hex’ as key
format, you can use characters 0-9, a-f, and A-F. You must enter at
least one encryption key here, and if you entered multiple WEP keys,
they should not be the same with each other.
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3. WPA pre-shared key:
Wi-Fi Protected Access
Figure 5-31
Object
WPA
Unicast
Description
Cipher
Please select a type of WPA cipher suite and make sure your wireless
Suite
client support the cipher you selected.
Pre-shared Key Format
Select the type of pre-shared key, you can select Passphrase (8 or
more alphanumerical characters, up to 63), or Hex (64 characters of
0-9, and a-f).
Pre-shared Key
Please input the WPA passphrase here. It’s not recommended to use a
word that can be easily found in a dictionary due to security reason.
Table 5-23
4. WPA RADIUS:
If you have a RADIUS server, WDRT-730 can work with it and provide safer wireless authentication.
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Object
Description
WPA Unicast Cipher Suite
Please select a type of WPA cipher suite and make sure your
wireless client support the cipher you selected.
RADIUS Server IP
Please input the IP address of your Radius authentication server
Address
here.
RADIUS Server Port
Please input the port number of your Radius authentication server
here. Default value is 1812.
RADIUS Server Password
Please input the password of your Radius authentication server
here.
Table 5-24
5.2.4.4. Access Control
This function will help you to prevent unauthorized wireless users from connecting to WDRT-730; only
those wireless devices who have the MAC address you assigned here can gain access to your
wireless router. You can use this function with other security measures described in previous section,
to create a safer wireless environment.
Please Input the MAC address of your wireless devices, dash ( - ) or colon ( : ) are not required. (i.e. If
the MAC address label of your wireless device indicates ‘aa-bb-cc-dd-ee-ff’ or ‘aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff’, just
input ‘aabbccddeeff’. And you can input any text up to 16 alphanumerical characters here as the
comment of this MAC address, like ‘Meeting Room Computer’ or anything. This is optional and you
can also leave it blank, however, it’s recommended to use this field to write a comment for every MAC
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Figure 5-33
Object
Enable
Control
Description
Access
To enforce MAC address filtering, you have to check the box of Enable
Wireless Access Control. When this item is unchecked, wireless router
will not enforce MAC address filtering of wireless clients.
Table 5-25
5.2.4.5. WPS
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is the simplest way to build wireless connection between clients and
the wireless router. You don’t have to select encryption mode and input a long encryption passphrase
every time but only have to press a button on wireless client and this wireless router, then the WPS
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Figure 5-34
WDRT-730 supports two kinds of WPS methods: Push-Button Configuration (PBC), and PIN code.
The detailed instructions are listed follow:
Object
Description
Push-Button Configuration (PBC)
Click Start PBC button to start WPS setup procedure.
WDRT-730 will wait for WPS requests from wireless clients for
2 minutes. The WLAN LED on WDRT-730 will be steady on
for 2 minutes when this wireless router is waiting for incoming
WPS request.
PIN Code
Please input the PIN code of the wireless client you wish to
connect, and click Start PIN button. The WLAN LED on
WDRT-730 will be steady on when this wireless router is
waiting for incoming WPS request.
Config Mode
There are
connection.
clients will
connection.
follow the
connection.
Registrar and Enrollee modes for the WPS
When Registrar mode is enabled, the wireless
follow the router’s wireless settings for WPS
When Enrolle mode is enabled, the router will
wireless settings of wireless client for WPS
Table 5-26
5.2.5
QoS
Quality of Service provides an efficient way for clients on the network to share the bandwidth with a
promised quality of Internet service. Without QoS, all computers and devices on the network will
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compete with each other to get the bandwidth, and some applications which require guaranteed
bandwidth (like video streaming and network telephone) will be affected. With this function, you can
limit the maximum bandwidth or give a guaranteed bandwidth for a specific computer, to avoid such
unpleasing result from happening.
Figure 5-35
Object
Description
Enable QoS
Check this box to enable QoS function; uncheck this box if you
don’t want to enforce QoS bandwidth limitations.
Total Download Bandwidth
You can set the limit of total download bandwidth in kbits. To
disable download bandwidth limitation, input ‘0’ here.
Total Upload Bandwidth
You can set the limit of total upload bandwidth in kbits. To
disable upload bandwidth limitation, input ‘0’ here.
Table 5-27
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Figure 5-36
Object
Description
Rule Name
Please give a name to this QoS rule (up to 15 alphanumerical characters).
Bandwidth
Set the bandwidth limitation of this QoS rule. You have to select the data
direction of this rule (Upload or Download), and the speed of bandwidth
limitation in Kbps, then select the type of QoS: Guarantee (guaranteed
usable bandwidth for this rule) or Maximum (the maximum bandwidth for
the application allowed by this rule).
Local IP Address
Specify the local (source) IP address that will be affected by this rule.
Please input the starting IP address in the left field, and input the end IP
address in the right field to define a range of IP addresses, or just input the
IP address in the left field to define a single IP address.
Local Port Range
Please input the range of local (source) port number that will be affected
by this rule. If you want to apply this rule on port 80 to 90, please
input ’80-90’; if you want to apply this rule on a single port, just input the
single port number, like ‘80’
Remote IP Address
Specify the remote (destination) IP address that will be affected by this
rule. Please input the starting IP address in the left field, and input the end
IP address in the right field to define a range of IP addresses, or just input
the IP address in the left field to define a single IP address.
Remote Port
Range
Please input the range of remote (destination) port number that will be
affected by this rule. If you want to apply this rule on port 80 to 90, please
input ’80-90’; if you want to apply this rule on a single port, just input the
single port number, like ‘80’. If the remote (destination) IP address and /or
port number is universal, just leave it blank.
Traffic Type
You can select a specific traffic type for this rule, if you want to make this
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rule as a IP address based rule (apply the limitation on all traffics from / to
the specified IP address / port number), select None.
Protocol
Please select the protocol type of this rule. If you don’t know what protocol
your application uses, please try ‘TCP’ first, and switch to ‘UDP’ if this rule
doesn’t seems to work.
Table 5-28
5.2.6
NAT
All computers must be assigned with a public IP address to get connected to the Internet without NAT.
However, Internet Service Providers only provide very few IP addresses to every user. Therefore it is
necessary to use NAT to share a single public IP address to multiple computers on local network, so
everyone can get connected to the Internet.
Please choose Enable or Disable the NAT function.
Figure 5-37
5.2.6.1. Port Forwarding
This function allows you to redirect a single port or consecutive ports of public IP address to the same
port range of the IP address in local network. The port number(s) of Internet IP address and private IP
address (the IP address on local network) must be the same. If the port numbers of Internet IP address
and private IP address are different, please use Virtual Server function, described in next section.
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Figure 5-38
Object
Description
Enable Port
Forwarding
Check this box or not to enable or disable the Port Forwarding function.
Private IP
Input the IP address of the computer on local network which provides
internet service.
Computer Name
Pull down the menu and all the computers connected to WDRT-730 will
be listed here. You can easily select the computer without checking its IP
address.
Type
Select the type of connection. If you’re not sure, please select Both.
Port Range
Input the starting port number in the left field, and the ending port number
in the right field. If you only want to redirect a single port number, just fill
the port number in the left field.
Comment
Please input any text up to 16 alphanumerical characters to describe this
rule of port forwarding.
Table 5-29
5.2.6.2. Virtual Server
This function allows you to redirect a port on the Internet IP address (on WAN port) to a specified port
of an private IP address on the local network, so you can setup an Internet service on the computer on
local network, without exposing it on Internet directly. You can also build many sets of port redirection,
to provide many different Internet services on different local computers via a single Internet IP address.
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Figure 5-39
Object
Description
Private IP
Input the local IP address of the computer in LAN which provides Internet
service.
Computer Name
Pull down the menu, and all the computers connected to the WDRT-730
will be listed here. You can easily select the computer name without
checking its IP address.
Private Port
Input the local port number of the IP address in LAN which provides
Internet service.
Type
Select the type of connection, TCP or UDP. If you’re not sure, please
select ‘Both’.
Public Port
Please select the port number of Internet IP address which will be
redirected to the port number of local IP address defined above.
Comment
Please input any text up to 16 alphanumerical characters to describe the
redirecting service.
Table 5-30
5.2.6.3. Special Applications
Some applications require more than one connection simultaneously; these applications won’t work
with simple NAT rules. You can use this function to make these applications work.
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Figure 5-40
Object
Description
IP address
Input the local IP address of the computer in LAN which you want to
open some ports.
Computer Name
Pull down the menu, and all the computers connected to the WDRT-730
will be listed here. You can easily select the computer name without
checking its IP address.
TCP Port to Open
This is the out going (Outbound) range of TCP port numbers for this
particular application.
UDP Port to Open
This is the out going (Outbound) range of UDP port numbers for this
particular application.
Comment
Please input any text up to 16 alphanumerical characters to describe the
service.
Popular Applications
Select the application from the Popular Applications that require multiple
connections and click ‘Add’ to save the setting to Current Trigger-Port
Table.
Table 5-31
5.2.6.4. UPnP Settings
With this function, network devices will be able to communicate with other devices directly, and learn
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Figure 5-41
Please choose Enable or Disable the UPnP function.
5.2.6.5. ALG Settings
Application Layer Gateway (ALG) is a special function that includes many preset routing rules for
numerous applications which require special support. With these supports, those special applications
will be able to work with NAT structure. There are many applications listed here. Please check the box
of the special support for the applications you need, and then click APPLY button to save the settings.
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5.2.7
Firewall
The firewall function is for blocking malicious intruders from accessing your computers on local
network. These functions include inbound attack prevention, and block outbound traffics, like block
URLs which have pre-defined keywords.
Figure 5-43
Please choose Enable or Disable the Firewall function.
5.2.7.1. Parent Control
You can set the specific computer and time period for your children to access the Internet.
Figure 5-44
Object
Description
MAC
Input the MAC address of the computer you want to control (i.e. your
child’s computer) in the “MAC” field. You can also select a MAC address
of some computer in the “Select” dropdown list, and copy it by clicking
“<<” button.
Weekdays
Select which days that you would allow the specified computers to
access the Internet.
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Time Start / Time Stop
Configure the specific time period that you would allow the specified
computers to access the Internet.
Table 5-32
5.2.7.2. Access Control
You can allow or deny some computers with specific MAC address from connecting to the network; or
allow or deny some computers with specific IP address, protocol, or port.
Figure 5-45
Enable MAC Address Filtering:
Please select ‘Deny all’ or ‘Allow’ to decide the behavior of MAC filtering table.
Object
Description
Client PC MAC
Address
Please input the MAC address of the computer or network device you
want to limit to here. (i.e. If the MAC address label of your wireless
device indicates ‘aa-bb-cc-dd-ee-ff’ or ‘aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff’, just input
‘aabbccddeeff’
Computer Name
Pull down the menu and all the computers connected to the router will be
listed here. You can easily select the computer name without checking
the MAC address of it.
Comment
You can input any text here as the comment of this MAC address, like
Meeting Room Computer. You can input up to 16 alphanumerical
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characters here. This is optional and you can leave it blank.
Table 5-33
Enable IP Filtering:
Please select ‘Deny all’ or ‘Allow’ to decide the behavior of MAC filtering table.
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Object
Description
Client PC Description
Please input any texts up to 16 alphanumerical characters to describe
this IP address.
Client PC IP Address
Please input the starting IP address in the left field, and input the end IP
address in the right field to define a range of IP addresses, or just input
the IP address in the left field to define a single IP address.
Client Service
Please check the services you want to allow or deny this IP address to
access, and you can check multiple services.
Protocol
If the service you need is not listed above, you can create a new service
on your own. Please select TCP or UDP. If you’re not sure, please select
‘Both’.
Port Range
Please input the port range of new service here. If you want to specify
port 80 to 90, please input ’80-90’; if you want to apply this rule on a
single port, just input the port number, like ‘80’.
Table 5-34
5.2.7.3. URL Blocking
If you want to prevent the computers in local network from accessing certain websites, you can use
this function to stop the computers in local network from accessing the websites you defined here.
Figure 5-47
Object
URL/Keyword
Description
Input the URL (the host name or IP address of the website, like
http://www.blocked-site.com) you want to block here, or the keywords
which is contained in URL.
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Table 5-35
5.2.7.4. DoS
Denial of Service (DoS) is a common packet attack, by transmitting a great amount of data or request
to your Internet IP address and server. The Internet connection will become very slow, and server may
stop responding because it is not capable to handle too much traffics. This router has a built-in DoS
attack prevention mechanism; when you activate it, the router will stop the DoS attack for you.
Figure 5-48
Object
Description
Ping of Death
Discard
WAN
Ping
Ping of Death is a special packet, and it will cause certain computer to
stop responding. Check this box and the router will filter this kind of
packet out.
from
Ping is a common and useful tool to know the connection status of a
specified remote network device, but some malicious intruder will try to
fill your network bandwidth with a lot of PING request data packet, to
make your internet connection become very slow, even unusable. Check
this box and the router will ignore all inbound PING request, but when
you activate this function, you will not be able to ping your own router
from internet, too.
Port Scan
Some malicious intruder will try to use a ‘port scanner’ to know how
many ports of your Internet IP address are open, and they can collect a
lot of valuable information by doing so. Check this box and the router will
block all traffics which are trying to scan your Internet IP address.
Sync Flood
This is another kind of attack, which uses a lot of fake connection request
to consume the memory of your server, and try to make your server
become unusable. Check this box and the router will filter this kind of
traffic out.
Table 5-36
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Advanced Settings:
Figure 5-49
Object
Description
Ping of Death
Discard
WAN
Ping
Set the threshold of when this DoS prevention mechanism will be
activated. Please check the box of Ping of Death, and input the
frequency of threshold (how many packets per second, minute, or hour),
you can also input the ‘Burst’ value, which means when this number of
‘Ping of Death’ packet is received in very short time, this DoS prevention
mechanism will be activated.
from
Check the box to activate this DoS prevention mechanism.
Port Scan
Many kind of port scan methods are listed here, please check one or
more DoS attack methods you want to prevent.
Sync Flood
Like Ping of Death, you can set the threshold of when this DoS
prevention mechanism will be activated.
Table 5-37
5.2.7.5. DMZ
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) refers to a special area in your local network. This area resides in local
network, and all computers in this area uses private IP address, too. But these private IP addresses
are mapped to a certain Internet IP address, so other people on Internet can fully access those
computers in DMZ.
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Figure 5-50
Object
Description
Public IP
If you select ‘Dynamic IP’, you have to select an Internet connection
session from dropdown menu; if you select ‘Static IP’, please input a
specific public IP address that you want to map to.
Client PC IP Address
Please input the private IP address that the Internet IP address will be
mapped to.
Computer Name
Pull down the menu and all the computers connected to the router will be
listed here. You can easily to select the computer name without checking
the IP address of the computer.
Table 5-38
5.3 Status
You can use this function to realize the instantaneous information of the router. The Information
displayed here may vary on different configuration.
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Figure 5-51
5.3.1
Internet Connection
You can use this function to know the status of current Internet connection.
Figure 5-52
5.3.2
Device Status
You can use this function to know the information of your router.
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Figure 5-53
5.3.3
System Log
All important system events will be logged here. You can use this function to check the event log of
your router.
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Figure 5-54
5.3.4
Security Log
All information about network and system security is kept here, and you can use this function to check
the security event log of your router.
Figure 5-55
5.3.5
Active DHCP Client
If you’re using the DHCP server function of this router, you can use this function to check all active
DHCP leases issued by this router.
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Figure 5-56
5.3.6
Statistics
You can use this function to check the packet statistics of wireless, LAN, and WAN interface of this
router.
Figure 5-57
5.4 Tools
The functions described here will provide you system tools for the all the settings backup/restore,
firmware upgrade and resetting the router to default settings.
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Figure 5-58
5.4.1
Configuration Tools
You can backup all the configurations of this router to a file, and restore it someday if necessary.
Figure 5-59
5.4.2
Firmware Upgrade
You can use this firmware upgrade function to add new functions to your router, even fix the bugs of
this router.
Figure 5-60
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Never interrupt the upgrade procedure by closing the web browser or physically disconnect
your computer from the router. If the firmware you uploaded is corrupt, the firmware
upgrade will fail, and you may have to return this router to the dealer of purchase to ask for
help.
5.4.3
Restart
If you think the network performance is bad, or you found the behavior of the router is strange, you can
perform a router restart.
Figure 5-61
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Chapter 6. Quick Connection to a Wireless Network
6.1
Windows XP (Wireless Zero Configuration)
Step 1: Right-Click on the wireless network icon displayed in the system tray
Figure 6-1
Step 2: Select [View Available Wireless Networks]
Step 3: Highlight and select the wireless network (SSID) to connect
(1) Select SSID [PLANET]
(2) Click the [Connect] button
Figure 6-2
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Step 4: Enter the encryption key of the Wireless Router
(1) The Wireless Network Connection box will appear
(2) Enter the encryption key that configured in section 5.6.2
(3) Click the [Connect] button
Figure 6-3
Step 5: Check if “Connected” is displayed
Figure 6-4
Some laptops are equipped with an “Wireless ON/OFF” switch for the internal
wireless LAN, make sure the hardware wireless switch is switch to “ON” position.
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6.2 Windows 7 (WLAN AutoConfig)
WLAN AutoConfig service is built-in in Windows 7 that can be used to detect and connect to wireless
network. This built-in wireless network connection tool is similar to wireless zero configuration tool in
Windows XP.
Step 1: Right-Click on the network icon displayed in the system tray
Figure 6-5
Step 2: Highlight and select the wireless network (SSID) to connect
(1) Select SSID [defauld_2.4G]
(2) Click the [Connect] button
Figure 6-6
If you will be connecting to this Wireless Router in the future, checking [Connect
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Step 4: Enter the encryption key of the Wireless Router
(1) The Connect to a Network box will appear
(2) Enter the encryption key that configured in section 5.6.2
(3) Click the [OK] button
Figure 6-7
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Step 5: Check if “Connected” is displayed
Figure 6-9
6.3 Mac OS X 10.x
Step 1: Right-Click on the network icon displayed in the system tray
The AirPort Network Connection menu will appear
Figure 6-10
Step 2: Highlight and select the wireless network (SSID) to connect
(1) Select and SSID [PLANET]
(2) Double-click on the selected SSID
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Figure 6-11
Step 4: Enter the encryption key of the Wireless Router
(4) Enter the encryption key that configured in section 5.6.2
(1) Click the [OK] button
Figure 6-12
If you will connect this Wireless Router in the future, check [Remember this
network].
Step 5: Check if the AirPort is connect to the selected wireless network.
If “Yes”, then there will be a “check” symbol in the front of the SSID.
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Figure 6-13
6.4 iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad
Step 1: Tap the [Settings] icon displayed in the home screen
Figure 6-14
Step 2: Check Wi-Fi setting and select the available wireless network
(1) Tap [General] \ [Network]
(2) Tap [Wi-Fi]
If this is the first time to connect to the Wireless Router, it should shows “Not Connected”.
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Figure 6-15
Figure 6-16
Step 3: Tap the target wireless network (SSID) in “Choose a Network…”
(1) Turn on Wi-Fi by tapping “Wi-Fi”
(2) Select SSID [PLANET]
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Figure 6-17
Step 4: Enter the encryption key of the Wireless Router
(1) The password input screen will be displayed
(2) Enter the encryption key that configured in section 5.6.2
(3) Tap the [Join] button
Figure 6-18
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Step 5: Check if the iDevice is connect to the selected wireless network.
If “Yes”, then there will be a “check” symbol in the front of the SSID.
Figure 6-19
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Appendix A: Troubleshooting
If you found the router is working improperly or stop responding to you, please read this
troubleshooting first before contacting the dealer for help,. Some problems can be solved by yourself
within very short time.
Scenario
Solution
The router is not responding
a. Please check the connection of the power cord and the
Ethernet cable of this router. All cords and cables should
to me when I want to access
it by web browser.
be correctly and firmly inserted to the router.
b. If all LEDs on this router are off, please check the status
of power adapter, and make sure it is correctly powered.
c.
You must use the same IP address section which router
uses.
d. Are you using MAC or IP address filter? Try to connect
the router by another computer and see if it works; if not,
please reset the router to the factory default settings
(pressing ‘reset’ button for over 10 seconds).
e. Set your computer to obtain an IP address automatically
(DHCP), and see if your computer can get an IP
address.
f.
If you did a firmware upgrade and this happens, contact
your dealer of purchase for help.
g. If all the solutions above don’t work, contact the dealer
for help.
I can’t get connected to the
a. Go to ‘Status’ -> ‘Internet Connection’ menu, and check
Internet connection status.
Internet.
b. Please be patient, sometime Internet is just that slow.
c.
If you connect a computer to Internet directly before, try
to do that again, and check if you can get connected to
Internet with your computer directly attached to the
device provided by your Internet service provider.
d. Check PPPoE / L2TP / PPTP user ID and password
again.
e. Call your Internet service provide and check if there’s
something wrong with their service.
f.
If you just can’t connect to one or more website, but you
can still use other internet services, please check
URL/Keyword filter.
g. Try to reset the router and try again later.
h. Reset the device provided by your Internet service
provider too.
i.
Try to use IP address instead of hostname. If you can
use IP address to communicate with a remote server,
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but can’t use hostname, please check DNS setting.
I can’t locate my router by my
a. ‘Broadcast ESSID’ set to off?
wireless device.
b. All two antennas are properly secured.
c.
Are you too far from your router? Try to get closer.
d. Please remember that you have to input ESSID on your
wireless client manually, if ESSID broadcast is disabled.
File download is very slow or
a. Are you using QoS function? Try to disable it and try
again.
breaks frequently.
b. Internet is slow sometimes, being patient.
c.
Try to reset the router and see if it’s better after that.
d. Try to know what computers do on your local network. If
someone’s transferring big files, other people will think
Internet is really slow.
e. If this never happens before, call you Internet service
provider to know if there is something wrong with their
network.
I can’t log into the web
a. Make sure you’re connecting to the correct IP address of
the router!
management interface; The
password is wrong.
b. Password is case-sensitive. Make sure the ‘Caps Lock’
light is not illuminated.
c.
The router becomes hot
If you really forget the password, do a hard reset.
a. This is not a malfunction, if you can keep your hand on
the router’s case.
b. If you smell something wrong or see the smoke coming
out from router or A/C power adapter, please disconnect
the router and A/C power adapter from utility power
(make sure it’s safe before you’re doing this!), and call
your dealer of purchase for help.
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Appendix B: Configuring the PC in Windows 7
In this section, we’ll introduce how to configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows 7. First make sure
your Network Adapter is working, refer to the adapter’s manual if needed.
1)
On the Windows taskbar, click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
2)
Click the Network and Sharing Center icon, and then click the Change adapter settings
on the left side of the screen.
Figure B-1
3)
Right click the icon of the network adapter shown in the figure below, and select Properties
on the prompt window.
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Figure B-1
4)
In the prompt page shown below, double click on the Internet Protocol Version 4
(TCP/IPv4).
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Figure B-3
5)
The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this
window by default.
Now you have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below:
 Setting IP address automatically
Select Obtain an IP address automatically, Choose Obtain DNS server address automatically, as
shown in the Figure below:
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Figure B-4
 Setting IP address manually
1
Select Use the following IP address radio button.
2
If the Router's LAN IP address is 192.168.1.1, type in IP address 192.168.1.x (x is from 2 to 254),
and Subnet mask 255.255.255.0.
3
Type the Router’s LAN IP address (the default IP is 192.168.1.1) into the Default gateway field.
4
Select Use the following DNS server addresses radio button. In the Preferred DNS Server
field you can type the DNS server IP address which has been provided by your ISP
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Figure B-5
Now click OK to keep your settings.
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Appendix C: Specifications
Product
WDRT-730
300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router
Hardware Specification
Interface
Antenna
Radio Button
WAN Port:
1 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto MDI/MDI-X RJ45 port
LAN Port:
4 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto MDI/MDI-X RJ45 ports
Gain:
2 x 3dBi fixed antenna
Orientation:
Omni-directional
Radio On/Off button at rear panel
Reset / WPS button at rear panel
Reset / WPS Button
Press for more than 10 seconds to reset the device to factory default.
Press for less than 5 seconds once to activate 2.4GHz wireless WPS function.
Press for less than 5 seconds twice to activate 5GHz wireless WPS function.
PWR, WLAN (2.4G & 5G) x 2
LED Indicators
LAN (Link & 1000Mbps ) x 8
WAN (Link & 1000Mbps) x 2
Material
Plastic
Dimension (W x D x H) 170 x 110 x 32 mm (W x D x H)
Weight
250g
Power Requirement
12V DC, 1A
Wireless interface Specification
Standard
Frequency Band
Transmission Distance
Compliance with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
2.4GHz & 5GHz
Indoor up to 100m
outdoor up to 300m (it is limited to the environment)
2.4GHz11b: 17±1.5 dBm
11g: 14±1.5 dBm
RF Power
11n: 14±1.5 dBm
(Intentional Radiator)
5GHz11a: 12±1.5 dBm
11n: 12±1.5 dBm
Wireless Management Features
AP

Wireless Modes
Client

WDS PtP / WDS PtMP

WDS+AP

Universal Repeater
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WEP (64/128-bit)
Encryption Security
WPA-PSK (TKIP) / WPA2-PSK (AES)
WPA (TKIP) / WPA2 (AES)
802.1x authentication
Provide wireless LAN ACL (Access Control List) filtering
Wireless Security
Wireless MAC address filtering
Support WPS (WIFI Protected Setup )
Wireless Advanced
Support 802.11e WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia)
Provide Wireless Packets Statistics
Router Features
Shares data and Internet access for users, supporting following internet
access:
Dynamic IP
Internet
Connection
Type
Static IP
 PPPoE
 PPTP
 L2TP
 Telstra Big Pond
 WISP
NAT firewall
NAT with ALG (Application Layer Gateway)
Firewall
Built-in NAT server which supports Port Forwarding, Virtual Server, and DMZ
Built-in firewall with IP address filtering, Domain Name filtering, and MAC
address filtering
Supports DoS protection
Built-in DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing
Support UPnP, Dynamic DNS
LAN
Support Packets Statistics
IP & MAC Binding
IP / Port / Protocol-based Bandwidth Control
Session Number: Max 10240
Web-based (HTTP) management interface
Remote management
System Management
SNTP time synchronize
Quick Setup
System Log and Security Log
Windows 7
OS Compatibility
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Mac OS X 10.4 and higher
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Appendix D: Glossary

802.11n - 802.11n builds upon previous 802.11 standards by adding MIMO
(multiple-input multiple-output). MIMO uses multiple transmitter and receiver antennas to
allow for increased data throughput via spatial multiplexing and increased range by
exploiting the spatial diversity, perhaps through coding schemes like Alamouti coding.
The Enhanced Wireless Consortium (EWC) [3] was formed to help accelerate the IEEE
802.11n development process and promote a technology specification for
interoperability of next-generation wireless local area networking (WLAN) products.

802.11b - The 802.11b standard specifies a wireless networking at 11 Mbps using
direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology and operating in the unlicensed
radio spectrum at 2.4GHz, and WEP encryption for security. 802.11b networks are also
referred to as Wi-Fi networks.

802.11g - specification for wireless networking at 54 Mbps using direct-sequence
spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology, using OFDM modulation and operating in the
unlicensed radio spectrum at 2.4GHz, and backward compatibility with IEEE 802.11b
devices, and WEP encryption for security.

DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) - The capability of assigning a fixed host and
domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address.

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) - A protocol that automatically configure the
TCP/IP parameters for the all the PC(s) that are connected to a DHCP server.

DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) - A Demilitarized Zone allows one local host to be exposed to the
Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing.

DNS (Domain Name System) - An Internet Service that translates the names of websites into
IP addresses.

Domain Name - A descriptive name for an address or group of addresses on the Internet.

DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) - A technology that allows data to be sent or received over
existing traditional phone lines.

ISP (Internet Service Provider) - A company that provides access to the Internet.

MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) - The size in bytes of the largest packet that can be
transmitted.

NAT (Network Address Translation) - NAT technology translates IP addresses of a local area
network to a different IP address for the Internet.

PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) - PPPoE is a protocol for connecting remote
hosts to the Internet over an always-on connection by simulating a dial-up connection.
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
SSID - A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key
identifying a wireless local area network. For the wireless devices in a network to
communicate with each other, all devices must be configured with the same SSID. This is
typically the configuration parameter for a wireless PC card. It corresponds to the ESSID in
the wireless Access Point and to the wireless network name.

WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) - A data privacy mechanism based on a 64-bit or 128-bit or
152-bit shared key algorithm, as described in the IEEE 802.11 standard.

Wi-Fi - A trade name for the 802.11b wireless networking standard, given by the Wireless
Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA, see http://www.wi-fi.net), an industry standards
group promoting interoperability among 802.11b devices.

WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) - A group of computers and associated devices
communicate with each other wirelessly, which network serving users are limited in a local
area.
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EC Declaration of Conformity
For the following equipment:
*Type of Product
:
300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router
*Model Number
:
WDRT-730
* Produced by:
Manufacturer’s Name :
Manufacturer’s Address:
Planet Technology Corp.
10F., No.96, Minquan Rd., Xindian Dist.,
New Taipei City 231, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
is herewith confirmed to comply with the requirements set out in the Council Directive on the
Approximation of the Laws of the Member States relating to 1999/5/EC R&TTE. For the
evaluation regarding the R&TTE the following standards were applied:
EN 300 328 V1.7.1
EN 301 893 V1.5.1
EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1
EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1
EN 62311
EN 60950-1
(2006-10)
(2008-12)
(2008-04)
(2009-05)
(2008)
(2006+A11:2009+A1:2010+A12:2011)
Responsible for marking this declaration if the:
 Manufacturer
 Authorized representative established within the EU
Authorized representative established within the EU (if applicable):
Company Name:
Planet Technology Corp.
Company Address:
10F., No.96, Minquan Rd., Xindian Dist., New Taipei City 231, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Person responsible for making this declaration
Name, Surname
Kent Kang
Position / Title :
Product Manager
Taiwan
Place
2th July, 2012
Date
Legal Signature
PLANET TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
e-mail: sales@planet.com.tw
http://www.planet.com.tw
10F., No.96, Minquan Rd., Xindian Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan, R.O.C. Tel:886-2-2219-9518 Fax:886-2-2219-9528
User Manual of WDRT-730
EC Declaration of Conformity
English
Hereby, PLANET Technology Corporation,
declares that this 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n
Wireless Gigabit Router is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant provisions
of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Lietuviškai
Šiuo PLANET Technology Corporation,, skelbia,
kad 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless
Gigabit Router tenkina visus svarbiausius
1999/5/EC direktyvos reikalavimus ir kitas svarbias
nuostatas.
Česky
Společnost PLANET Technology Corporation,
tímto prohlašuje, že tato 300Mbps Dual Band
802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router splňuje základní
požadavky a další příslušná ustanovení směrnice
1999/5/EC.
Magyar
A gyártó PLANET Technology Corporation,
kijelenti, hogy ez a 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n
Wireless Gigabit Router megfelel az 1999/5/EK
irányelv alapkövetelményeinek és a kapcsolódó
rendelkezéseknek.
Dansk
PLANET Technology Corporation, erklærer
herved, at følgende udstyr 300Mbps Dual Band
802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router overholder de
væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv
1999/5/EF
Hiermit erklärt PLANET Technology Corporation,
dass sich dieses Gerät 300Mbps Dual Band
802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router in
Übereinstimmung mit den grundlegenden
Anforderungen und den anderen relevanten
Vorschriften der Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet".
(BMWi)
Malti
Hawnhekk, PLANET Technology Corporation,
jiddikjara li dan 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n
Wireless Gigabit Router jikkonforma mal-ħtiġijiet
essenzjali u ma provvedimenti oħrajn relevanti li
hemm fid-Dirrettiva 1999/5/EC
Hierbij verklaart , PLANET Technology orporation,
dat 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless
Gigabit Router in overeenstemming is met de
essentiële eisen en de andere relevante bepalingen
van richtlijn 1999/5/EG
Eesti keeles
Käesolevaga kinnitab PLANET Technology
Corporation, et see 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n
Wireless Gigabit Router vastab Euroopa Nõukogu
direktiivi 1999/5/EC põhinõuetele ja muudele
olulistele tingimustele.
Polski
Niniejszym firma PLANET Technology
Corporation, oświadcza, że 300Mbps Dual Band
802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router spełnia wszystkie
istotne wymogi i klauzule zawarte w dokumencie
„Directive 1999/5/EC”.
Ελληνικά
ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΡΟΥΣΑ , PLANET Technology
Corporation, ΔΗΛΩΝΕΙ ΟΤΙ ΑΥΤΟ 300Mbps Dual
Band 802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router
ΣΥΜΜΟΡΦΩΝΕΤΑΙ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΣ ΟΥΣΙΩΔΕΙΣ
ΑΠΑΙΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΣ ΛΟΙΠΕΣ
Português
PLANET Technology Corporation, declara que
este 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless
Gigabit Router está conforme com os requisitos
essenciais e outras disposições da Directiva
1999/5/CE.
Deutsch
Nederlands
ΣΧΕΤΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΑΞΕΙΣ ΤΗΣ ΟΔΗΓΙΑΣ 1999/5/ΕΚ
Español
Por medio de la presente, PLANET Technology
Corporation, declara que 300Mbps Dual Band
802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router cumple con los
requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras
disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de
la Directiva 1999/5/CE
Slovensky
Výrobca PLANET Technology Corporation, týmto
deklaruje, že táto 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n
Wireless Gigabit Router je v súlade so základnými
požiadavkami a ďalšími relevantnými predpismi
smernice 1999/5/EC.
Français
Par la présente, PLANET Technology Corporation,
déclare que les appareils du 300Mbps Dual Band
802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router sont conformes
aux exigences essentielles et aux autres dispositions
pertinentes de la directive 1999/5/CE
Slovensko
PLANET Technology Corporation, s tem potrjuje,
da je ta 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless
Gigabit Router skladen/a z osnovnimi zahtevami
in ustreznimi določili Direktive 1999/5/EC.
Italiano
Con la presente , PLANET Technology
Corporation, dichiara che questo 300Mbps Dual
Band 802.11n Wireless Gigabit Router è conforme
ai requisiti essenziali ed alle altre disposizioni
pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva. 1999/5/CE.
Suomi
PLANET Technology Corporation, vakuuttaa täten
että 300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless
Gigabit Router tyyppinen laite on direktiivin
1999/5/EY oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä koskevien
direktiivin muiden ehtojen mukainen.
Latviski
Ar šo PLANET Technology Corporation, apliecina,
Svenska
Härmed intygar, PLANET Technology Corporation,
ka šī
300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless
att denna
300Mbps Dual Band 802.11n Wireless
Gigabit Router atbilst Direktīvas 1999/5/EK
Gigabit Router står i överensstämmelse med de
pamatprasībām un citiem atbilstošiem noteikumiem.
väsentliga egenskapskrav och övriga relevanta
bestämmelser som framgår av direktiv 1999/5/EG.