Rosewill Wireless Adapter RNX-EasyN1 User manual

Rosewill Wireless Adapter RNX-EasyN1 User manual
Wireless Adapter RNX-EasyN1
User Manual
Wireless Adapter RNX-EasyN1
User Manual
Table of Contents
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INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................... 2
FEATURES & BENEFITS ................................................................................................................... 2
PACKAGE CONTENTS ...................................................................................................................... 3
USB ADAPTER DESCRIPTION .......................................................................................................... 3
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ................................................................................................................. 3
APPLICATIONS................................................................................................................................ 4
NETWORK CONFIGURATION ............................................................................................................. 4
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USB ADAPTER FOR WINDOWS (XP & VISTA).................................................................... 6
BEFORE YOU BEGIN ....................................................................................................................... 6
INSTALLING THE DRIVERS ................................................................................................................ 6
PROFILES ...................................................................................................................................... 9
INFRASTRUCTURE MODE ................................................................................................................. 9
AD-HOC MODE ............................................................................................................................ 10
AUTHENTICATION AND SECURITY ................................................................................................... 12
WEP Encryption .................................................................................................................... 12
WPA, WPA2 Authentication & TKIP, AES Encryption .......................................................... 13
WPA-PSK Authentication & TKIP, AES Encryption.............................................................. 13
LEAP Authentication............................................................................................................. 14
802.1x with PEAP ................................................................................................................. 15
PEAP Authentication with EAP/TLS Smartcard ................................................................... 15
802.1x with TTLS with EAP-MD5, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2................................................ 16
802.1x CA Server .................................................................................................................. 17
NETWORK (SITE SURVEY).............................................................................................................. 19
ADVANCED CONFIGURATION.......................................................................................................... 21
WPS........................................................................................................................................... 21
UNINSTALL THE DRIVERS & CLIENT UTILITY .................................................................................... 24
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USB ADAPTER FOR MAC OS X......................................................................................... 27
INSTALLING THE DRIVERS .............................................................................................................. 27
PROFILES .................................................................................................................................... 30
INFRASTRUCTURE MODE ............................................................................................................... 31
AD-HOC MODE ............................................................................................................................ 33
AUTHENTICATION AND SECURITY ................................................................................................... 34
WEP Encryption .................................................................................................................... 34
WPA-PSK Authentication & TKIP, AES Encryption.............................................................. 35
LINK STATUS ............................................................................................................................... 36
SITE SURVEY ............................................................................................................................... 38
STATISTICS .................................................................................................................................. 39
ADVANCED CONFIGURATION.......................................................................................................... 39
ABOUT ........................................................................................................................................ 41
APPENDIX A – GLOSSARY ......................................................................................................... 42
APPENDIX B – SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................................................... 55
APPENDIX C – FCC INTERFERENCE STATEMENT.................................................................. 56
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1 Introduction
The high-speed wireless USB 2.0 client adapter is the most convenient way to let
you put a desktop/notebook computer almost anywhere without the hassle of
running network cables. Now you don’t need to suffer from drilling holes and
exposed cables. Once you are connected, you can do anything, just like the wired
network. This USB client adapter operates seamlessly in 2.4GHz frequency
spectrum supporting the 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n wireless standards. It’s the
best way to add wireless capability to your existing wired network or simply surf the
web.
To protect your wireless connectivity, the high-speed wireless USB 2.0 client
adapter can encrypt all wireless transmissions through 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPAPSK and WPA-AES encryption and authentication allowing you to experience the
most secure wireless connectivity available.
The Rosewill RNX-EasyN1 implements Draft 2.0 technology which extremely
improves wireless signal for your computer than existing wireless 802.11g
technology. It supports the 1T1R MIMO architecture with fully forward compatibility
with IEEE802.11n. The incredible speed of RNX-EasyN1 USB adapter makes heavy
traffic networking activities more flexible and takes the wireless into practical road.
You could enjoy the racing speed of wireless connection, surfing on Internet without
string wires.
Adding Rosewill RNX-EasyN1 to your Notebook or Computer, it provides an
excellent performance and cost-effective solution for doing media-centric activities
such as streaming video, gaming, and enhances the QoS (WMM) without any
reduction of performance. It extends 3 times network coverage and boosts 6 times
transmission throughput than existing 11g product. Advanced power management
and low power consumption among 11n products.
For more security-sensitive application, RNX-EasyN1 supports Hardware-based
IEEE 802.11i encryption/decryption engine, including 64-bit/128-bit WEP, TKIP, and
AES. Also, it supports Wi-Fi alliance WPA and WPA2 encryption and is Cisco CCX
V1.0, V2.0 and V3.0 compliant.
Features & Benefits
Features
Benefits
Racing Speed up to 150Mbps data rate
Enjoy the Internet connection in crazy-fast
(2.4GHz 11N technology)
speed, without the bottleneck of stringing
wires.
Advanced power management
Low power consumption
WPA/WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i), WPA-PSK,
Powerful data security.
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WPA2-AES, WEP 64/128 Support
Support 1Tx * 1Rx Radio
With Intelligent Antenna enables
WMM (IEEE 802.11e) standard support
Wireless Multimedia Enhancements Quality of
Service support (QoS) / enhanced power
saving for Dynamic Networking
USB 2.0 interface and compatible with USB
1.1
USB 2.0/1.1
Package Contents
Open the package carefully, and make sure that none of the items listed below are
missing. Do not discard the packing materials, in case of return; the unit must be
shipped in its original package.
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One Wireless LAN USB Adapter
One CD-ROM with Drivers and User’s Manual Included
One Quick Installation Guide
USB Adapter Description
The USB adapter is a standard USB adapter that fits into any USB interface. The
USB adapter has one LED indicator and one WPS button.
PWR and LINK
LED Indicator
WPS button
System Requirements
The following are the minimum system requirements in order to use the USB
adapter.
h PC/AT compatible computer with a USB interface.
h Windows 2000/XP/Vista or MAC OS operating system.
h 30 MB of free disk space for installing the USB adapter driver and utility
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Applications
The wireless LAN products are easy to install and highly efficient. The following list
describes some of the many applications made possible through the power and
flexibility of wireless LANs:
a) Difficult-to-wire environments
There are many situations where wires cannot be laid easily. Historic
buildings, older buildings, open areas and across busy streets make the
installation of LANs either impossible or very expensive.
b) Temporary workgroups
Consider situations in parks, athletic arenas, exhibition centers, disasterrecovery, temporary offices and construction sites where one wants a
temporary WLAN established and removed.
c) The ability to access real-time information
Doctors/nurses, point-of-sale employees, and warehouse workers can
access real-time information while dealing with patients, serving
customers and processing information.
d) Frequently changed environments
Show rooms, meeting rooms, retail stores, and manufacturing sites
where frequently rearrange the workplace.
e) Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) networks
SOHO users need a cost-effective, easy and quick installation of a small
network.
f) Wireless extensions to Ethernet networks
Network managers in dynamic environments can minimize the overhead
caused by moves, extensions to networks, and other changes with
wireless LANs.
g) Wired LAN backup
Network managers implement wireless LANs to provide backup for
mission-critical applications running on wired networks.
h) Training/Educational facilities
Training sites at corporations and students at universities use wireless
connectivity to ease access to information, information exchanges, and
learning.
Network Configuration
To better understand how the wireless LAN products work together to create a
wireless network, it might be helpful to depict a few of the possible wireless LAN PC
card network configurations. The wireless LAN products can be configured as:
a) Ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) for departmental or SOHO LANs.
b) Infrastructure for enterprise LANs.
a) Ad-hoc (peer-to-peer) Mode
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This is the simplest network configuration with several computers
equipped with the PC Cards that form a wireless network whenever they
are within range of one another. In ad-hoc mode, each client is peer-topeer, would only have access to the resources of the other client and
does not require an access point. This is the easiest and least expensive
way for the SOHO to set up a wireless network. The image below depicts
a network in ad-hoc mode.
b) Infrastructure Mode
The infrastructure mode requires the use of an Access Point (AP). In this
mode, all wireless communication between two computers has to be via
the AP. It doesn’t matter if the AP is stand-alone or wired to an Ethernet
network. If used in stand-alone, the AP can extend the range of
independent wireless LANs by acting as a repeater, which effectively
doubles the distance between wireless stations. The image below
depicts a network in infrastructure mode.
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2 USB Adapter for Windows (XP & Vista)
Before You Begin
During the installation, XP may need to copy systems files from its installation CD.
Therefore, you may need a copy of the Windows installation CD at hand before
installing the drivers. On many systems, instead of a CD, the necessary installation
files are archived on the hard disk in C:\WINDOWS \OPTIONS\CABS directory.
Installing the Drivers
Follow the steps below in order to install the USB adapter drivers:
1. Insert the CD-ROM that was provided to you in this package. The setup
should run automatically. If the setup does not run automatically, then you
must manually select the setup.exe file from the CD-ROM drive.
2. Click on Driver to start the install process.
3. Once the setup begins you will see the InstallShield Wizard. Click on the
Install button to begin the installation.
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4. Wait for a few seconds until the driver and client utility is installed.
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5. The installation is complete. Click on the Finish button.
6. Carefully insert the USB adapter into the USB port. Windows will then detect
and install the new hardware.
7. An R icon will then appear in the system tray. Right click on the R icon and
then click on Launch Config Utilities.
Note: Click on Use Zero Configuration as Configuration Utility if you would
like to use Windows Zero Configuration (XP only feature).
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Profiles
The Profile tab is used to store the settings of multiple Access Points such as
home, office, café, etc. When adding a profile you are required to enter a profile
name and SSID as well as configure the power-saving mode, network type,
RTS/fragmentation threshold and encryption/authentication settings. A profile
can be configured as Infrastructure or Ad-hoc mode. The configuration
settings for each mode are described below.
Infrastructure Mode
The infrastructure mode requires the use of an Access Point (AP). In this mode,
all wireless communication between two computers has to be via the AP. It
doesn’t matter if the AP is stand-alone or wired to an Ethernet network. If used
in stand-alone, the AP can extend the range of independent wireless LANs by
acting as a repeater, which effectively doubles the distance between wireless
stations.
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Profile: Enter a name for the profile; this does not need to be the same
as the SSID.
SSID: Enter the SSID of the network or select one from the drop-down
list. The SSID is a unique name shared among all points in your wireless
network. The SSID must be identical for all points in the network, and is
case-sensitive.
PSM: Select a power saving mode (PSM) option.
o CAM (Continuously Active Mode): Select this option if your
notebook is always connected to the power supply.
o PSM (Power Saving Mode): Select this option if your notebook
uses its battery power. This option minimizes the battery usage
while the network is idle.
Network Type: Select Infrastructure from the drop-down list.
TX Power: Select a transmit power from the drop-down list. If your
notebook is connected to external power then select 100% or auto, if
not, select one of the lower values for power saving.
RTS Threshold: Place a check in this box if you would like to enable
RTS Threshold. Any packet in the RTS/CTS handshake larger than the
specified value (bytes) will be discarded.
Fragment Threshold: Place a check in this box if you would like to
enable Fragment Threshold. Any packet larger than the specified value
(bytes) will be discarded.
Click on the OK button to save the changes.
Ad-hoc Mode
This is the simplest network configuration with several computers equipped with
the PC Cards that form a wireless network whenever they are within range of
one another. In ad-hoc mode, each client is peer-to-peer, would only have
access to the resources of the other client and does not require an access point.
This is the easiest and least expensive way for the SOHO to set up a wireless
network.
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Profile: Enter a name for the profile; this does not need to be the same
as the SSID.
SSID: Enter the SSID of the network or select one from the drop-down
list. The SSID is a unique name shared among all points in your wireless
network. The SSID must be identical for all points in the network, and is
case-sensitive.
Network Type: Select Ad-hoc from the drop-down list.
Preamble: Select Auto from the drop-down list, unless you are aware of
the preamble type (long or short) used in each station.
Channel: Displays the channel number of the Access Point.
TX Power: Select a transmit power from the drop-down list. If your
notebook is connected to external power then select 100% or auto, if
not, select one of the lower values for power saving.
Click on the OK button to save the changes.
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Authentication and Security
The Security tab allows you to configure the authentication and encryption
settings such as: WEP, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, and 802.1x. Each security
option is described in detail below.
WEP Encryption
The WEP tab displays the WEP settings. Encryption is designed to make the
data transmission more secure. You may select 64 or 128-bit WEP (Wired
Equivalent Privacy) key to encrypt data (Default setting is Disable). WEP
encrypts each frame transmitted from the radio using one of the Keys from a
panel. When you use WEP to communicate with the other wireless clients, all
the wireless devices in this network must have the same encryption key or pass
phrase. The following information is included in this tab, as the image depicts
below.
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Authentication Type: Select Open or Shared from the drop-down list.
Encryption: Select WEP from the drop-down list.
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WEP Key (Hex or ASCII): Type a character string into the field. For 64-bit
enter 5 alphanumeric or 10 hexadecimal characters. For 128-bit enter 13
alphanumeric or 26 hexadecimal characters.
Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
Show Password check box. If you want to make sure the accuracy of
password you type, click the Show Password box to check it.
WPA, WPA2 Authentication & TKIP, AES Encryption
WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) was designed to improve upon the security
features of WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy). This is used along with 802.1x
security setting. The technology is designed to work with existing Wi-Fi products
that have been enabled with WEP. WPA provides improved data encryption
through the Temporal Integrity Protocol (TKIP), which scrambles the keys using a
hashing algorithm and by adding an integrity-checking feature which makes sure
that keys haven’t been tampered with. EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol)
is an extension to the PPP protocol that enables a variety of authentication
protocols to be used. It passes through the exchange of authentication
messages, allowing the authentication software stored in a server to interact
with its counterpart in the client.
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Authentication Type: Select WPA or WPA2 from the drop-down list.
Encryption: Select TKIP or AES from the drop-down list.
Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
Show Password check box. If you want to make sure the accuracy of
password you type, click the Show Password box to check it.
WPA-PSK Authentication & TKIP, AES Encryption
WPA – PSK (Pre-shared Key) is used in a Pre Shared Key mode that does not
require an authentication server. Access to the Internet and the rest of the
wireless network services is allowed only if the pre-shared key of the computer
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matches that of the Access Point. This approach offers the simplicity of the
WEP key, but uses stronger TKIP encryption. EAP (Extensible Authentication
Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that enables a variety of
authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the exchange of
authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in a server
to interact with its counterpart in the client.
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Authentication Type: Select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK from the drop-down
list.
Encryption: Select TKIP or AES from the drop-down list.
WPA Preshared key: Enter a pass phrase which is between 8 and 32
characters long.
Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
Show Password check box. If you want to make sure the accuracy of
password you type, click the Show Password box to check it.
LEAP Authentication
LEAP (Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol) also known as CiscoWireless EAP provides username/password-based authentication between a
wireless client and a RADIUS server. LEAP is one of several protocols used with
the IEEE 802.1X standard for LAN port access control. LEAP also delivers a
session key to the authenticated station, so that future frames can be encrypted
with a key that is different than keys used by others sessions. Dynamic key
delivery eliminates one big vulnerability; static encryption keys that are shared
by all stations in the WLAN. EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an
extension to the PPP protocol that enables a variety of authentication protocols
to be used. It passes through the exchange of authentication messages,
allowing the authentication software stored in a server to interact with its
counterpart in the client
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Authentication Type: Select LEAP from the drop-down list.
Identity: Enter the user name.
Password: Enter the password.
Domain: Enter a domain name.
Encryption: Select WEP, WPA-TKIP or WPA2-AES encryption.
Click on the OK button to save the changes.
802.1x with PEAP
802.1X provides an authentication framework for wireless LANs allowing a user
to be authenticated by a central authority. 802.1X uses an existing protocol
called EAP. EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP
protocol that enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes
through the exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication
software stored in a server to interact with its counterpart in the client.
PEAP Authentication with EAP/TLS Smartcard
EAP/TLS Smartcard provides for certificate-based and mutual authentication of
the client and the network. It relies on client-side and server-side certificates to
perform authentication and can be used to dynamically generate user-based
and session-based WEP keys to secure subsequent communications between
the WLAN client and the access point.
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Authentication Type: Select PEAP from the drop-down list.
Protocol: If your network uses TLS or Smart Card to authenticate its users,
select TLS/Smartcard from the drop down list. TLS (Transport Layer
Security) is an IETF standardized authentication protocol that uses PKI
(Public Key Infrastructure) certificate-based authentication of both the client
and authentication server.
Identity: Enter the user name.
Click on the OK button to save the changes.
802.1x with TTLS with EAP-MD5, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2
802.1X provides an authentication framework for wireless LANs allowing a user
to be authenticated by a central authority. 802.1X uses an existing protocol
called EAP. EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP
protocol that enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes
through the exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication
software stored in a server to interact with its counterpart in the client. TLS
(Transport Layer Security) is an IETF standardized authentication protocol that
uses PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) certificate based authentication of both the
client and authentication server.
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Authentication Type: Select TTLS from the drop-down list.
Protocol: Select EAP-MSCHAP v2, MS-CHAP, or CHAP from the dropdown list.
Identity: Enter the user name.
Password: Enter the password.
Click on the OK button to save the changes.
802.1x CA Server
Depending on the EAP in use, only the server or both the server and client may
be authenticated and require a certificate. Server certificates identify a server,
usually an authentication or RADIUS server to clients. Most EAPs require a
certificate issued by a root authority or a trusted commercial Certificate Authority.
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Certificate issuer: Select the Certification Authority from the drop-down
list.
Allow intermediate certificates: During tunnel creation the client must
verify the server’s certificate. When checking this certificate the signature
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is verified against a list of trusted certificate authorities. If this parameter is
true then the client will also accept a signature from a trusted intermediate
certificate authority, otherwise it will not.
Server name: Enter the server name if not selected from the existing dropdown list above.
Click on the OK button to save the changes.
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Network (Site Survey)
The Network tab displays a list of Access Points and Stations in the area, and
allows you to connect to a specific one. The following information is included in
this tab, as the image depicts below.
The information is displayed in the following order: SSID, MAC, Channel,
Mode, Security, and Signal.
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SSID: Displays the SSID of the Access Point. The SSID is a unique
name shared among all points in your wireless network. The SSID must
be identical for all points in the network, and is case-sensitive.
MAC: AP MAC address
Channel: Displays the channel number of the Access Point.
Mode: Displays the supporting AP mode.
Signal: Displays the receiving signal strength from the Access Point.
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Add to Profile: Click on this button to add the SSID and its associated
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settings into a profile.
Connect: to connect with a specific Access Point, select the SSID from
the list, and then click on the Connect button.
Activate: set this AP as default AP.
Status: This indicates the state of the client. There are three options:
o Associated: Indicates that the wireless client is connected to an
Access Point (AP). The BSSID is shown in the form of 12 HEX
digits, which is the MAC address of the AP.
o Scanning: Indicates that the wireless client is searching for an AP
in the area.
o Disconnected: Indicates that there are no APs or clients in the
area.
Extra Info: Displayed here are information about the link stats and the
percent of output power.
Channel: The operating frequency channel that the client is using
(infrastructure mode).
Authentication: Displays the authentication type.
Encryption: Displays the encryption type.
Network Type: Displays the network type; infrastructure or ad-hoc.
IP Address: Displays the IP address.
Sub Mask: Displays the subnet mask IP address.
Default Gateway: Displays the IP address of the default gateway.
Link Speed: The current rate at which the client is transmitting and
receiving.
Transmit/ReceiveThroughput: Displays the Tx (transmit) and Rx
(receive) kilo-bytes per second.
Link Quality: In infrastructure mode, this bar displays the transmission
quality between an AP and a client. In Ad-hoc mode, this bar displays
the transmission quality between one client, and another.
Signal Strength: This bar displays the strength of the signal received
from an AP or client.
Noise Level: Displays the background noise level; a lower level
indicates less interference.
HT: High Through-Put / 802.11 n Section
BW: Channel Bandwidth
GI: Guard Interval
MCS: Modulation Coding Scheme
SNR: Signal Noise Rate
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Advanced Configuration
The Advanced tab is used to configure Tx burst, WMM, and CCX.
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Wireless mode: Currently supports 2.4G wireless only.
Enable Tx BURST: Click the check box will enhance the throughput
Enable TCP Window Size: Enhance the throughput if enable this function.
WMM Enable: Click the check box to enable WMM QoS capability. (XP
only)
CCX: Enable this option if the network supports Cisco Compatible
Extensions. (XP only)
Click on the Apply button to close this window.
WPS
WPS (Wireless Push Button) is used for WiFi Protected Setup. By pressing this
button, the security settings of the device will automatically synchronize with
other wireless devices on your network that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
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Rescan: Click on this button to view a list of Access Points in the area.
Connect: Click on the AP to start WPS connection with the AP
Disconnect: Click to terminate WPS connection
STATISTICS
The Statistics tab displays transmit and receive packet statistics in real-time. Information
included is frames transmitted/received successfully, transmitted successfully without and after
retry, received with CRC error, duplicate frames received, etc.
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ABOUT
The About tab displays information about the device, such as: the network driver version and
date, configuration utility version and date, and the NIC (Network Interface Card) firmware
version and date.
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Uninstall the Drivers & Client Utility
If the USB client adapter installation is unsuccessful for any reason, the best
way to solve the problem may be to completely uninstall the USB adapter and
its utility and repeat the installation procedure again.
Follow the steps below in order to uninstall the client utility:
1. Click on Start > Rosewill Wireless > Uninstall Rosewill Wireless USB
Adapter
2. The un-installation process will then begin.
3. Click on the Yes button to confirm the un-installation process and then click
on the Next button.
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4. The un-installation process is complete. Select Yes, I want to restart my
computer now radio button and then click on the Finish button. Then
remove the USB adapter.
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3 USB Adapter for MAC OS X
Installing the Drivers
Follow the steps below in order to install the USB adapter drivers:
1. Insert the CD-ROM that was provided to you in this package. The setup should
run automatically. If the setup does not run automatically, then you must
manually select the setup file from the CD-ROM drive.
2. Click on the Continue button to configure the next step.
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3. Select the Macintosh HD and then click on the Continue button.
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4. Click on the Continue button to configure the next step.
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5. The installation is complete. Click on the Restart button.
6. Carefully insert the USB adapter into the USB port. MAC OS X will then detect
and install the new hardware.
7. The Client Utility is installed in the Applications folder.
Profiles
The Profile tab is used to store the settings of multiple Access Points such as
home, office, café, etc. When adding a profile you are required to enter a profile
name and SSID as well as configure the power-saving mode, network type,
RTS/fragmentation threshold and encryption/authentication settings. A profile
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Infrastructure Mode
The infrastructure mode requires the use of an Access Point (AP). In this mode,
all wireless communication between two computers has to be via the AP. It
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in stand-alone, the AP can extend the range of independent wireless LANs by
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Profile: Enter a name for the profile; this does not need to be the same
as the SSID.
SSID: Enter the SSID of the network or select one from the drop-down
list. The SSID is a unique name shared among all points in your wireless
network. The SSID must be identical for all points in the network, and is
case-sensitive.
PSM: Select a power saving mode (PSM) option.
o CAM (Continuously Active Mode): Select this option if your
notebook is always connected to the power supply.
o PSM (Power Saving Mode): Select this option if your notebook
uses its battery power. This option minimizes the battery usage
while the network is idle.
Network Type: Select Infrastructure from the drop-down list.
TX Power: Select a transmit power from the drop-down list. If your
notebook is connected to external power then select 100% or auto, if
not, select one of the lower values for power saving.
RTS Threshold: Place a check in this box if you would like to enable
RTS Threshold. Any packet in the RTS/CTS handshake larger than the
specified value (bytes) will be discarded.
Fragment Threshold: Place a check in this box if you would like to
enable Fragment Threshold. Any packet larger than the specified value
(bytes) will be discarded.
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Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
Ad-hoc Mode
This is the simplest network configuration with several computers equipped with
the PC Cards that form a wireless network whenever they are within range of
one another. In ad-hoc mode, each client is peer-to-peer, would only have
access to the resources of the other client and does not require an access point.
This is the easiest and least expensive way for the SOHO to set up a wireless
network.
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as the SSID.
SSID: Enter the SSID of the network or select one from the drop-down
list. The SSID is a unique name shared among all points in your wireless
network. The SSID must be identical for all points in the network, and is
case-sensitive.
Network Type: Select Ad-hoc from the drop-down list.
TX Power: Select a transmit power from the drop-down list. If your
notebook is connected to external power then select 100% or auto, if
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Preamble: Select Auto from the drop-down list, unless you are aware of
the preamble type (long or short) used in each station.
Ad-hoc wireless mode: Select a wireless mode from the drop-down
list depending on the type of stations used in the ad-hoc network.
Select B/G Mix if the network consists of 11b and 11g stations. Select
B-only or G-only if the network consists of only one type of wireless
mode.
RTS Threshold: Place a check in this box if you would like to enable
RTS Threshold. Any packet in the RTS/CTS handshake larger than the
specified value (bytes) will be discarded.
Fragment Threshold: Place a check in this box if you would like to
enable Fragment Threshold. Any packet larger than the specified value
(bytes) will be discarded.
Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
Authentication and Security
The Security tab allows you to configure the authentication and encryption
settings such as: WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK and 802.1x. Each security option
is described in detail below.
WEP Encryption
The WEP tab displays the WEP settings. Encryption is designed to make the
data transmission more secure. You may select 64 or 128-bit WEP (Wired
Equivalent Privacy) key to encrypt data (Default setting is Disable). WEP
encrypts each frame transmitted from the radio using one of the Keys from a
panel. When you use WEP to communicate with the other wireless clients, all
the wireless devices in this network must have the same encryption key or pass
phrase. The following information is included in this tab, as the image depicts
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Authentication Type: Select Open or Shared from the drop-down list.
Encryption: Select WEP from the drop-down list.
WEP Key: Type a character string into the field. For 64-bit enter 5
alphanumeric or 10 hexadecimal characters. For 128-bit enter 13
alphanumeric or 26 hexadecimal characters.
Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
Show Password check box. If you want to make sure the accuracy of
password you type, click the Show Password box to check it.
WPA-PSK Authentication & TKIP, AES Encryption
WPA – PSK (Pre-shared Key) is used in a Pre Shared Key mode that does not
require an authentication server. Access to the Internet and the rest of the
wireless network services is allowed only if the pre-shared key of the computer
matches that of the Access Point. This approach offers the simplicity of the
WEP key, but uses stronger TKIP encryption. EAP (Extensible Authentication
Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that enables a variety of
authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the exchange of
authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in a server
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Authentication Type: Select WPA or WPA2 from the drop-down list.
Encryption: Select TKIP or AES from the drop-down list.
WPA Preshared key: Enter a pass phrase which is between 8 and 32
characters long.
Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
Show Password check box. If you want to make sure the accuracy of
password you type, click the Show Password box to check it.
Link Status
The Link Status tab displays the current status of the wireless radio. The
following information is included in this tab, as the image depicts below.
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Status: This indicates the state of the client. There are three options:
o Associated: Indicates that the wireless client is connected to an
Access Point (AP). The BSSID is shown in the form of 12 HEX
digits, which is the MAC address of the AP.
o Scanning: Indicates that the wireless client is searching for an AP
in the area.
o Disconnected: Indicates that there are no APs or clients in the
area.
Current Channel: The operating frequency channel that the client is
using (infrastructure mode).
Link Speed: The current rate at which the client is transmitting and
receiving.
Throughput (bytes/sec): Displays the Tx (transmit) and Rx (receive)
kilo-bytes per second.
Link Quality: In infrastructure mode, this bar displays the transmission
quality between an AP and a client. In Ad-hoc mode, this bar displays
the transmission quality between one client, and another.
Signal Strength: This bar displays the strength of the signal received
from an AP or client.
Noise Level: Displays the background noise level; a lower level
indicates less interference.
HT: High Through-Put / 802.11 n Section
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GI: Guard Interval
MCS: Modulation Coding Scheme
Click on the OK button to close this window.
dBm Check Box. When you click on the check box as the drawing
below. The signal strength and noise level will be shown as the dBm
measurements.
Site Survey
The Site Survey tab displays a list of Access Points and Stations in the area,
and allows you to connect to a specific one. The following information is
included in this tab, as the image depicts below.
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name shared among all points in your wireless network. The SSID must
be identical for all points in the network, and is case-sensitive.
BSSID: Displays the MAC address of the Access Point.
Signal: Displays the receiving signal strength from the Access Point.
Channel: Displays the channel number of the Access Point.
Authentication: displays the authentication on the Access Point, this
includes WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, or Unknown.
Encryption: Displays the encryption on the Access Point, this includes
WEP, TKIP, AES or None.
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Network Type: Indicates whether the SSID is a Station (Ad-hoc) or
Access Point (Infrastructure).
Rescan: Click on this button to view a list of Access Points in the area.
Connect: to connect with a specific Access Point, select the SSID from
the list, and then click on the Connect button.
Add Profile: Click on this button to add the SSID and its associated
settings into a profile.
Click on the OK button if you have made any changes.
Statistics
The Statistics tab displays transmit and receive packet statistics in real-time.
Information included is frames transmitted/received successfully, transmitted
successfully without and after retry, received with CRC error, duplicate frames
received, etc.
Advanced Configuration
The Advanced tab is used to configure the wireless mode (802.11b-only,
802.11g-only, or 802.11b/g-mixed), B/G protection and country/channel setting.
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Wireless mode: Select 802.11 B/G/N mixed if the wireless network uses
both 11b, 11g and 11n stations and APs.
Tx Rate: The transmit rate should be set to auto, however you may
manually select a transmit rate from the drop-down list.
Tx BURST: Click the check box will enhance the throughput
Click on the Apply button to save the changes.
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About
The About tab displays information about the device, such as: the network
driver version and date, configuration utility version and date, and the NIC
(Network Interface Card) firmware version and date.
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Appendix A – Glossary
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802.11
A family of specifications for wireless local area networks (WLANs) developed by a
working group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
A
Access Control List
ACL. This is a database of network devices that are allowed to access resources on the
network.
Access Point
AP. Device that allows wireless clients to connect to it and access the network
ActiveX
A Microsoft specification for the interaction of software components.
Address Resolution Protocol
ARP. Used to map MAC addresses to IP addresses so that conversions can be made in
both directions.
Ad-hoc network
Peer-to-Peer network between wireless clients
ADSL
Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
Advanced Encryption Standard
AES. Government encryption standard
Alphanumeric
Characters A-Z and 0-9
Antenna
Used to transmit and receive RF signals.
AppleTalk
A set of Local Area Network protocols developed by Apple for their computer systems
AppleTalk Address Resolution Protocol
AARP. Used to map the MAC addresses of Apple computers to their AppleTalk network
addresses, so that conversions can be made in both directions.
Application layer
7th Layer of the OSI model. Provides services to applications to ensure that they can
communicate properly with other applications on a network.
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange. This system of characters is most
commonly used for text files
Attenuation
The loss in strength of digital and analog signals. The loss is greater when the signal is
being transmitted over long distances.
Authentication
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really who they are claiming to be
Automatic Private IP Addressing
APIPA. An IP address that that a Windows computer will assign itself when it is
configured to obtain an IP address automatically but no DHCP server is available on the
network
B
Backward Compatible
The ability for new devices to communicate and interact with older legacy devices to
guarantee interoperability
Bandwidth
The maximum amount of bytes or bits per second that can be transmitted to and from a
network device
Basic Input/Output System
BIOS. A program that the processor of a computer uses to startup the system once it is
turned on
Baud
Data transmission speed
Beacon
A data frame by which one of the stations in a Wi-Fi network periodically broadcasts
network control data to other wireless stations.
Bit rate
The amount of bits that pass in given amount of time
Bit/sec
Bits per second
BOOTP
Bootstrap Protocol. Allows for computers to be booted up and given an IP address with
no user intervention
Bottleneck
A time during processes when something causes the process to slowdown or stop all
together
Broadband
A wide band of frequencies available for transmitting data
Broadcast
Transmitting data in all directions at once
Browser
A program that allows you to access resources on the web and provides them to you
graphically
C
Cable modem
A device that allows you to connect a computer up to a coaxial cable and receive
Internet access from your Cable provider
CardBus
A newer version of the PC Card or PCMCIA interface. It supports a 32-bit data path,
DMA, and consumes less voltage
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CAT 5
Category 5. Used for 10/100 Mbps or 1Gbps Ethernet connections
Client
A program or user that requests data from a server
Collision
When do two devices on the same Ethernet network try and transmit data at the exact
same time.
Cookie
Information that is stored on the hard drive of your computer that holds your preferences
to the site that gave your computer the cookie
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Data
Information that has been translated into binary so that it can be processed or moved to
another device
Data Encryption Standard
Uses a randomly selected 56-bit key that must be known by both the sender and the
receiver when information is exchanged
Database
Organizes information so that it can be managed updated, as well as easily accessed by
users or applications.
Data-Link layer
The second layer of the OSI model. Controls the movement of data on the physical link
of a network
DB-25
A 25 ping male connector for attaching External modems or RS-232 serial devices
DB-9
A 9 pin connector for RS-232 connections
dBd
Decibels related to dipole antenna
dBi
Decibels relative to isotropic radiator
dBm
Decibels relative to one milliwatt
Decrypt
To unscramble an encrypted message back into plain text
Default
A predetermined value or setting that is used by a program when no user input has been
entered for this value or setting
Demilitarized zone
DMZ: A single computer or group of computers that can be accessed by both users on
the Internet as well as users on the Local Network, but that is not protected by the same
security as the Local Network.
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol: Used to automatically assign IP addresses from a
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predefined pool of addresses to computers or devices that request them
Digital certificate:
An electronic method of providing credentials to a server in order to have access to it or
a network
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum
DSSS: Modulation technique used by 802.11b wireless devices
DMZ
"Demilitarized Zone". A computer that logically sits in a "no-mans land" between the
LAN and the WAN. The DMZ computer trades some of the protection of the router's
security mechanisms for the convenience of being directly addressable from the Internet.
DNS
Domain Name System: Translates Domain Names to IP addresses
Domain name
A name that is associated with an IP address
Download
To send a request from one computer to another and have the file transmitted back to
the requesting computer
DSL
Digital Subscriber Line. High bandwidth Internet connection over telephone lines
Duplex
Sending and Receiving data transmissions at the sane time
Dynamic DNS service
Dynamic DNS is provided by companies to allow users with Dynamic IP addresses to
obtain a Domain Name that will always by linked to their changing IP address. The IP
address is updated by either client software running on a computer or by a router that
supports Dynamic DNS, whenever the IP address changes
Dynamic IP address
IP address that is assigned by a DHCP server and that may change. Cable Internet
providers usually use this method to assign IP addresses to their customers.
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EAP
Extensible Authentication Protocol
Email
Electronic Mail is a computer-stored message that is transmitted over the Internet
Encryption
Converting data into cyphertext so that it cannot be easily read
Ethernet
The most widely used technology for Local Area Networks.
F
Fiber optic
A way of sending data through light impulses over glass or plastic wire or fiber
File server
A computer on a network that stores data so that the other computers on the network
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File sharing
Allowing data from computers on a network to be accessed by other computers on the
network with different levels of access rights
Firewall
A device that protects resources of the Local Area Network from unauthorized users
outside of the local network
Firmware
Programming that is inserted into a hardware device that tells it how to function
Fragmentation
Breaking up data into smaller pieces to make it easier to store
FTP
File Transfer Protocol. Easiest way to transfer files between computers on the Internet
Full-duplex
Sending and Receiving data at the same time
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Gain
The amount an amplifier boosts the wireless signal
Gateway
A device that connects your network to another, like the internet
Gbps
Gigabits per second
Gigabit Ethernet
Transmission technology that provides a data rate of 1 billion bits per second
GUI
Graphical user interface
H
H.323
A standard that provides consistency of voice and video transmissions and compatibility
for videoconferencing devices
Half-duplex
Data cannot be transmitted and received at the same time
Hashing
Transforming a string of characters into a shorter string with a predefined length
Hexadecimal
Characters 0-9 and A-F
Hop
The action of data packets being transmitted from one router to another
Host
Computer on a network
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol is used to transfer files from HTTP servers (web servers) to
HTTP clients (web browsers)
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HTTPS
HTTP over SSL is used to encrypt and decrypt HTTP transmissions
Hub
A networking device that connects multiple devices together
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ICMP
Internet Control Message Protocol
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IGMP
Internet Group Management Protocol is used to make sure that computers can report
their multicast group membership to adjacent routers
IIS
Internet Information Server is a WEB server and FTP server provided by Microsoft
IKE
Internet Key Exchange is used to ensure security for VPN connections
Infrastructure
In terms of a wireless network, this is when wireless clients use an Access Point to gain
access to the network
Internet
A system of worldwide networks which use TCP/IP to allow for resources to be
accessed from computers around the world
Internet Explorer
A World Wide Web browser created and provided by Microsoft
Internet Protocol
The method of transferring data from one computer to another on the Internet
Internet Protocol Security
IPsec provides security at the packet processing layer of network communication
Internet Service Provider
An ISP provides access to the Internet to individuals or companies
Intranet
A private network
Intrusion Detection
A type of security that scans a network to detect attacks coming from inside and outside
of the network
IP
Internet Protocol
IP address
A 32-bit number, when talking about Internet Protocol Version 4, that identifies each
computer that transmits data on the Internet or on an Intranet
IPsec
Internet Protocol Security
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Internetwork Packet Exchange is a networking protocol developed by Novel to enable
their Netware clients and servers to communicate
ISP
Internet Service Provider
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Java
A programming language used to create programs and applets for web pages
K
Kbps
Kilobits per second
Kbyte
Kilobyte
L
L2TP
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
LAN
Local Area Network
Latency
The amount of time that it takes a packet to get from the one point to another on a
network. Also referred to as delay
LED
Light Emitting Diode
Legacy
Older devices or technology
Local Area Network
A group of computers in a building that usually access files from a server
LPR/LPD
"Line Printer Requestor"/"Line Printer Daemon". A TCP/IP protocol for transmitting
streams of printer data.
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MAC Address
A unique hardware ID assigned to every Ethernet adapter by the manufacturer.
Mbps
Megabits per second
MDI
Medium Dependent Interface is an Ethernet port for a connection to a straight-through
cable
MDIX
Medium Dependent Interface Crossover, is an Ethernet port for a connection to a
crossover cable
MIB
Management Information Base is a set of objects that can be managed by using SNMP
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Modem
A device that Modulates digital signals from a computer to an analog signal in order to
transmit the signal over phone lines. It also Demodulates the analog signals coming from
the phone lines to digital signals for your computer
MPPE
Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption is used to secure data transmissions over PPTP
connections
MTU
Maximum Transmission Unit is the largest packet that can be transmitted on a packetbased network like the Internet
Multicast
Sending data from one device to many devices on a network
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NAT
Network Address Translation allows many private IP addresses to connect to the
Internet, or another network, through one IP address
NetBEUI
NetBIOS Extended User Interface is a Local Area Network communication protocol. This
is an updated version of NetBIOS
NetBIOS
Network Basic Input/Output System
Netmask
Determines what portion of an IP address designates the Network and which part
designates the Host
Network Interface Card
A card installed in a computer or built onto the motherboard that allows the computer to
connect to a network
Network Layer
The third layer of the OSI model which handles the routing of traffic on a network
Network Time Protocol
Used to synchronize the time of all the computers in a network
NIC
Network Interface Card
NTP
Network Time Protocol
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OFDM
Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing is the modulation technique for both
802.11a and 802.11g
OSI
Open Systems Interconnection is the reference model for how data should travel
between two devices on a network
OSPF
Open Shortest Path First is a routing protocol that is used more than RIP in larger scale
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networks because only changes to the routing table are sent to all the other routers in
the network as opposed to sending the entire routing table at a regular interval, which is
how RIP functions
P
Password
A sequence of characters that is used to authenticate requests to resources on a
network
Personal Area Network
The interconnection of networking devices within a range of 10 meters
Physical layer
The first layer of the OSI model. Provides the hardware means of transmitting electrical
signals on a data carrier
Ping
A utility program that verifies that a given Internet address exists and can receive
messages. The utility sends a control packet to the given address and waits for a
response.
PoE
Power over Ethernet is the means of transmitting electricity over the unused pairs in a
category 5 Ethernet cable
POP3
Post Office Protocol 3 is used for receiving email
Port
A logical channel endpoint in a network. A computer might have only one physical
channel (its Ethernet channel) but can have multiple ports (logical channels) each
identified by a number.
PPP
Point-to-Point Protocol is used for two computers to communicate with each over a
serial interface, like a phone line
PPPoE
Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet is used to connect multiple computers to a remote
server over Ethernet
PPTP
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol is used for creating VPN tunnels over the Internet
between two networks
Preamble
Used to synchronize communication timing between devices on a network
Q
QoS
Quality of Service
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RADIUS
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service allows for remote users to dial into a central
server and be authenticated in order to access resources on a network
Reboot
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To restart a computer and reload it's operating software or firmware from nonvolatile
storage.
Rendezvous
Apple's version of UPnP, which allows for devices on a network to discover each other
and be connected without the need to configure any settings
Repeater
Retransmits the signal of an Access Point in order to extend it's coverage
RIP
Routing Information Protocol is used to synchronize the routing table of all the routers on
a network
RJ-11
The most commonly used connection method for telephones
RJ-45
The most commonly used connection method for Ethernet
RS-232C
The interface for serial communication between computers and other related devices
RSA
Algorithm used for encryption and authentication
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Server
A computer on a network that provides services and resources to other computers on
the network
Session key
An encryption and decryption key that is generated for every communication session
between two computers
Session layer
The fifth layer of the OSI model which coordinates the connection and communication
between applications on both ends
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
Used for sending and receiving email
Simple Network Management Protocol
Governs the management and monitoring of network devices
SIP
Session Initiation Protocol. A standard protocol for initiating a user session that involves
multimedia content, such as voice or chat.
SMTP
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMP
Simple Network Management Protocol
SOHO
Small Office/Home Office
SPI
Stateful Packet Inspection
SSH
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Secure Shell is a command line interface that allows for secure connections to remote
computers
SSID
Service Set Identifier is a name for a wireless network
Stateful inspection
A feature of a firewall that monitors outgoing and incoming traffic to make sure that only
valid responses to outgoing requests are allowed to pass though the firewall
Subnet mask
Determines what portion of an IP address designates the Network and which part
designates the Host
Syslog
System Logger -- a distributed logging interface for collecting in one place the logs from
different sources. Originally written for UNIX, it is now available for other operating
systems, including Windows.
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TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
TCP Raw
A TCP/IP protocol for transmitting streams of printer data.
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TFTP
Trivial File Transfer Protocol is a utility used for transferring files that is simpler to use
than FTP but with less features
Throughput
The amount of data that can be transferred in a given time period
Traceroute
A utility displays the routes between you computer and specific destination
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UDP
User Datagram Protocol
Unicast
Communication between a single sender and receiver
Universal Plug and Play
A standard that allows network devices to discover each other and configure themselves
to be a part of the network
Upgrade
To install a more recent version of a software or firmware product
Upload
To send a request from one computer to another and have a file transmitted from the
requesting computer to the other
UPnP
Universal Plug and Play
URL
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Uniform Resource Locator is a unique address for files accessible on the Internet
USB
Universal Serial Bus
UTP
Unshielded Twisted Pair
V
Virtual Private Network
VPN: A secure tunnel over the Internet to connect remote offices or users to their
company's network
VLAN
Virtual LAN
Voice over IP
Sending voice information over the Internet as opposed to the PSTN
VoIP
Voice over IP
W
Wake on LAN
Allows you to power up a computer though it's Network Interface Card
WAN
Wide Area Network
WCN
Windows Connect Now. A Microsoft method for configuring and bootstrapping wireless
networking hardware (access points) and wireless clients, including PCs and other
devices.
WDS
Wireless Distribution System. A system that enables the interconnection of access
points wirelessly.
Web browser
A utility that allows you to view content and interact with all of the information on the
World Wide Web
WEP
Wired Equivalent Privacy is security for wireless networks that is supposed to be
comparable to that of a wired network
Wide Area Network
The larger network that your LAN is connected to, which may be the Internet itself, or a
regional or corporate network
Wi-Fi
Wireless Fidelity
Wi-Fi Protected Access
An updated version of security for wireless networks that provides authentication as well
as encryption
Wireless ISP
A company that provides a broadband Internet connection over a wireless connection
Wireless LAN
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Connecting to a Local Area Network over one of the 802.11 wireless standards
WISP
Wireless Internet Service Provider
WLAN
Wireless Local Area Network
WPA
Wi-Fi Protected Access. A Wi-Fi security enhancement that provides improved data
encryption, relative to WEP.
X
xDSL
A generic term for the family of digital subscriber line (DSL) technologies, such as ADSL,
HDSL, RADSL, and SDSL.
Y
Yagi antenna
A directional antenna used to concentrate wireless signals on a specific location
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-88 dBm MCS 8
-65 dBm MCS 15
Data Rates
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54,
72, 84, 150 and 300Mbps (300 Rx PHY
rate; 150Mbps Tx PHY support)
Available transmit power
z 2.412~2.472G(IEEE802.11b)
18dBm @1~11Mbps
z 2.412~2.472G(IEEE802.11g)
15 dBm @6Mbps
14 dBm @54Mbps
z 2.412~2.472G(IEEE802.11N)
15dBm
Standards / Compliance
IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u, IEEE802.11b,
IEEE802.11g, 802.11n (2.0)
Regulation Certifications
FCC Part 15, ETSI 300/328/CE
Operating Voltage
5 V ± 0.25V
Antenna Configuration
Status LEDs
1T2R Mode
POWER / LINK
Networking
Drivers
Topology
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Ad-Hoc, Infrastructure
RF Information
Security
Frequency Band
WPA/WPA2 (AES, 64,128-WEP with
shared-key authentication)
Cisco CCS V1.0, V2.0 and V3.0
compliant
U.S., Europe and Japan product covering
2.4 to 2.484 GHz, programmable for
different country regulations
Media Access Protocol
Physical
Carrier Sense Multiple Access with
Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA)
Form Factor
USB 2.0/1.1
Modulation Technology
Dimensions (HxWxD)
802.11g: OFDM (64-QAM, 16-QAM,
QPSK, BPSK)
802.11b: DSSS (DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK)
77(L) mm x 23.5(W) mm x 11(H) mm
Weight
Operating Channels
11 for North America, 14 for Japan,
13 for Europe
Receive Sensitivity (Typical)
40 g/ 1.5oz
Environmental
Temperature Range
Operating: 0°C to 50°C
Storage: -10°Cto 75°C
z 2.412~2.472G(IEEE802.11b) (1Rx)
-91dBm @ 1Mbps
-87dBm @ 11Mbps
z 2.412~2.472G(IEEE802.11g) (2Rx)
-90dBm @ 6Mbps
-75dBm @ 54Mbps
z 2.412~2.472G(IEEE802.11N) (2Rx)
Humidity (non-condensing)
5%~95% Typical
Package Contents
One Wireless-N USB Dongle
One CD-ROM with User’s Manual and
Drivers
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Wireless Adapter RNX-EasyN1
User Manual
Appendix C – FCC Interference Statement
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 the 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 of the following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to operate this 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, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.
This device complies with FCC RF Exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment, under 47
CFR 2.1093 paragraph (d)(2).
This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or
transmitter.
Thank you for purchasing a quality Rosewill Product.
Please register your product at : www.rosewill.com for complete warranty information and future support for your
product.
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