Ruckus Wireless AP ZF2942/7942 Quick Setup Guide

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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.
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STEP 1: CONNECT THE AP
TO
YOUR COMPUTER
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After removing your Ruckus Wireless AP from its package,
place it next to your computer.
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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.
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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.
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On your computer, open a Web browser window.
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In the browser, type this URL to connect to the AP:
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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.
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STEP 2: PREPARE YOUR COMPUTER
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SETUP REQUIREMENTS
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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THE
WIRELESS SETTINGS
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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):
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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
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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.
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STEP 6: PLACE
THE
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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
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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.
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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:
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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):
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Copyright © 2011 Ruckus Wireless, Inc.
Published February 2011, Part Number 800-70311-001
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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.