3 IMPORTANT! If the AP is deployed with a ZoneDirector, follow the ZoneDirector Quick Setup Guide, and connect the AP to your Ethernet network. BEFORE YOU BEGIN Before deploying Ruckus Wireless products, please check for the latest software and the release documentation. • Release Notes are available at http://support.ruckuswireless.com/documents. • User Guides are available at http://support.ruckuswireless.com/documents. • Software Upgrades are available at http://support.ruckuswireless.com/software. • Open Source information is available at http://opensource.support.ruckuswireless.com. • Software License/Limited Lifetime Warranty is available at http://support.ruckuswireless.com/warranty. 4 STEP 1: CONNECT THE AP TO YOUR COMPUTER 1 After removing your Ruckus Wireless AP from its package, place it next to your computer. 2 Temporarily disconnect your computer from any local network, if connected. Using an Ethernet cable, connect your computer’s network port to one of the ports on the rear of the AP. 3 4 Using the AC adapter, connect the AP to a convenient and protected power source. Alternatively, connect the PoE port to a PoE (Power over Ethernet) switch for power and network connectivity. A computer running Windows 7, Vista, XP or Windows 2000 One or more of the following: • A modem (DSL or cable), E1/T1 router, or other device provided by your Internet Service Provider, that brings Internet access to your site. • A network switch or a DSL/Internet gateway device. Click OK to save your changes, exit first the TCP/IP Properties dialog box, and then the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box. Your changes are put into effect immediately. 1 On your computer, open a Web browser window. 2 In the browser, type this URL to connect to the AP: 3 Press <Enter> to initiate the connection. When a security alert dialog box appears, click OK/Yes to proceed. When the Ruckus Wireless Admin login page appears, enter the following: • Username: super • Password: sp-admin Click Login. https://192.168.0.1 After a minute, verify that the PWR LED is a steady green. 4 STEP 2: PREPARE YOUR COMPUTER 1 SETUP REQUIREMENTS • • 5 As specified earlier, the AP should be directly connected to your computer (through one of the LAN ports), and have been powered on, ready for setup. 5 One ZoneFlex 7343/7363 Access Point Cable cover This Quick Setup Guide Select Use the following IP address option (if it is not already selected), and then make the following entries: • IP address: 192.168.0.22 (or any address in the 192.168.0.x network) • Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 • Default gateway: 192.168.0.1 • Preferred DNS server: 192.168.0.1 Leave the Alternate DNS server field empty. STEP 3: LOG INTO THE AP PACKAGE CONTENTS • • • IMPORTANT! Write down all of the currently active settings so you can restore your computer to its current configuration later (when this process is complete). ZoneFlex 7343/7363 802.11n Access Point Quick Setup Guide This Quick Setup Guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up your Ruckus Wireless ZoneFlex Access Point. After completing the steps described in this Guide, you will be able to place the Access Point (AP) at your site and provide wireless network access to users. When the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box appears, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) from the scrolling list, and then click Properties. The TCP/IP Properties dialog box appears. FOR AP SETUP On your Windows computer, open the Network Connections (or Network and Dial-up Connections) control panel according to how the Start menu is set up: Start > Settings > Network Connections Start > Control Panel > Network Connections 2 When the Network Connections window appears, right-click the icon for Local Area Connection, and then click select Properties. IMPORTANT! Make sure you do not open the Properties dialog box for the wireless network. Copyright © 2011 Ruckus Wireless, Inc. Published February 2011, Part Number 800-70311-001 5 Default AP Settings (For Your Reference) Network Names (SSIDs) Wireless# (e.g., Wireless1) Security (Encryption method) Disabled for each wireless interface Default IP Address 192.168.0.1 STEP 4: CUSTOMIZE 1 THE WIRELESS SETTINGS • On the Web interface menu, click Configuration > Wireless. The Configure::Wireless::Common options appear. Verify that the following options are active: • Wireless Mode: Auto-select • Channel: SmartSelect • Country Code: If you are not located in the United States, select your current country. For dual band AP (ZoneFlex 7363): • • 2 3 4 5 6 On the Web interface menu, click Configuration > Radio 2.4G or Configuration > Radio 5G. Verify that the following options are active: • Wireless Mode: Radio 2.4G or Radio 5G • Channel: SmartSelect • Country Code: If you are not located in the United States, select your current country. • Click Update Settings if you made any changes. Click any of the “Wireless #” tabs near the top of the screen. In Wireless Availability, click Enabled. Delete the text in the SSID field, and then type the name of your network. If your network does not have a “name”, type a short name that will help your users identify the AP in their wireless network connection application. Click Update Settings to save your changes. Repeat Steps 4-6 for each Wireless # interface that you want to enable. TINGS 1 2 4 Restore your original TCP/IP settings from your standard network configuration (which you recorded in Step 2). Click OK to save your settings and exit first the TCP/IP Properties dialog box, then the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box. 5 STEP 6: PLACE THE 5 Verify that the Ethernet port LED is lit. Note: If using the supplied cable cover, first remove the rubber feet from the bottom of the AP, then attach all necessary cables to the AP before sliding the cable cover onto the cable end of the housing with cables exiting toward the bottom side. of the AP. Slide the cover onto the AP until it snaps in place over the two protruding feet on the bottom of the AP, as shown. Using the cable cover: AP IN YOUR SITE 1 Disconnect the AP’s power adapter from the power outlet (or disconnect the PoE cable). After a short pause to re-establish the Internet connection, you can test the AP. 2 Move the AP to its permanent location (accessible to both AC power and network connections). STEP 7: VERIFY THE INSTALLATION TIP: Follow these guidelines to maximize wireless signal performance: • • • • • Place the AP as close to the center of the room, and away from any physical obstructions, as possible. Place the AP on a shelf or other elevated location where the user’s wireless networking devices are in line-of-sight access. Alternatively, the AP can be mounted to the ceiling using the mounting holes on the under side of the unit. Avoid any sources of electromagnetic interference. Avoid placing the AP near large metal or glass surfaces. Use an Ethernet cable to connect the 10/100 or 10/100/1000 port of the AP to the appropriate device: • The ISP’s modem or gateway device Mounting Template Scale If not using Power over Ethernet, connect the AP power adapter to the AP, then to a convenient power source. Your computer is now ready for normal network use. 3 1 in./2.54 cm 4 When the Network Connections window appears, right-click the icon for the “Local Area Connection” designated for your home network and choose Properties. When the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box appears, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) from the scrolling list, and click Properties. The TCP/IP Properties dialog box appears. 3 The Ethernet switch that is connected to the ISP’s device Note: If you will be using PoE, you will need a Cat-5e (or better) Ethernet cable to connect the AP to the PoE injector or switch. Click Start > Settings > Network Connections. (If Windows 2000, click Start > Settings > Network and Dial-up Connections.) In a default AP configuration, the AP uses a DHCP-assigned IP address. A. On the menu, click Configuration > Internet. B. Click the Static IP option. C. Fill in the IP Address and Mask fields. D. Click Update Settings to save your changes. Click Logout to exit the Ruckus Web Admin interface. When the Web Admin login page reappears, you can exit your browser. • STEP 5: RESTORE YOUR COMPUTER’S NETWORK SET- OPTIONAL: IF YOU WANT TO SWITCH FROM DHCP (DEFAULT) If you anticipate logging into the AP regularly to perform monitoring or maintenance (once it is in place), you may want to consider assigning a static IP address to the AP. 7 8 Disconnect the AP from the computer and from the current power source, and then restore your computer to the normal network connections. Log in to the ZoneFlex Web interface. For single band AP (ZoneFlex 7343): • 9 Copyright © 2011 Ruckus Wireless, Inc. Published February 2011, Part Number 800-70311-001 1 2 Using any wireless-enabled computer or mobile device, search for and select the wireless network you’ve previously configured. If you can connect, open a browser and link to any public Web site. Congratulations! Your wireless network is active and ready for use.