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ENHWI-G
IEEE 802.11g
Wireless Broadband Router
User Guide
Regulatory notes and statements
Wireless LAN, Health and Authorization for use
Radio frequency electromagnetic energy is emitted from Wireless LAN devices.
The energy levels of these emissions however are far much less than the
electromagnetic energy emissions from wireless devices like for example mobile
phones. Wireless LAN devices are safe for use frequency safety standards and
recommendations. The use of Wireless LAN devices may be restricted in some
situations or environments for example:
·On board of airplanes, or
·In an explosive environment, or
·In case the interference risk to other devices or services is perceived or identified
as harmful
In case the policy regarding the use of Wireless LAN devices in specific
organizations or environments (e.g. airports, hospitals, chemical/oil/gas industrial
plants, private buildings etc.) is not clear, please ask for authorization to use these
devices prior to operating the equipment.
Regulatory Information/disclaimers
Installation and use of this Wireless LAN device must be in strict accordance with
the instructions included in the user documentation provided with the product. Any
changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by the
manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The
Manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by
unauthorized modification of this device, of the substitution or attachment.
Manufacturer and its authorized resellers or distributors will assume no liability for
any damage or violation of government regulations arising from failing to comply
with these guidelines.
USA-FCC (Federal Communications Commission) statement
This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause
undesired operation of this device.
FCC Radio Frequency Exposure statement
This Wireless LAN radio device has been evaluated under FCC Bulletin OET 65
and found compliant to the requirements as set forth in CFR 47 Sections 2.1091,
2.1093, and 15.247 (b) (4) addressing RF Exposure from radio frequency devices.
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The radiated output power of this Wireless LAN device is far below the FCC radio
frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, this device shall be used in such a manner
that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.
When nearby persons has to be kept to ensure RF exposure compliance, in order to
comply with RF exposure limits established in the ANSI C95.1 standards, the
distance between the antennas and the user should not be less than 20 cm.
FCC 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. If not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it 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 and correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
1. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2. Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.
3. Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Export restrictions
This product or software contains encryption code that may not be exported or
transferred from the US of Canada without an approved US Department of
Commerce export license.
Safety Information
Your device contains a low power transmitter. When device is transmitted it sends
out radio frequency (RF) signal.
CAUTION: To maintain compliance with FCC’s RF exposure guidelines, this
equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between
the radiator and your body. Use on the supplied antenna. Unauthorized antenna,
modification, or attachments could damage the transmitter and may violate FCC
regulations.
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The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation
distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating
in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
CE Mark Warning
This is a Class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio
interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
Protection requirements for health and safety – Article 3.1a
Testing for electric safety according to EN 60950 has been conducted. These are
considered relevant and sufficient.
Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility – Article
3.1b
Testing for electromagnetic compatibility according to EN 301 489-1, EN 301 48917 and EN 55024 has been conducted. These are considered relevant and sufficient.
Effective use of the radio spectrum – Article 3.2
Testing for radio test suites according to EN 300 328-2 has been conducted. These
are considered relevant and sufficient.
CE in which Countries where the product may be used freely:
Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Greece, Ireland,
Denmark, Luxembourg, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland.
France: except the channel 10 through 13, law prohibits the use of other channels.
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TABLE OF CONTENT
ABOUT THIS GUIDE .................................................................................................. 1
Purpose ................................................................................................................... 1
Overview of this User’s Guide ............................................................................... 1
INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................................... 2
Applications:........................................................................................................... 2
Features: ................................................................................................................. 3
UNPACKING AND SETUP ............................................................................................ 4
Unpacking .............................................................................................................. 4
Setup....................................................................................................................... 4
HARDWARE INSTALLATION ....................................................................................... 5
Front Panel ............................................................................................................. 5
Rear Panel............................................................................................................... 5
Hardware connections ............................................................................................ 6
Connect the Router using LAN............................................................................ 6
Connect the Router using Wireless LAN............................................................. 7
Check the installation........................................................................................... 7
PC NETWORK TCP/IP SETTING ............................................................................... 8
Windows 95/98/ME................................................................................................ 8
Windows 2000........................................................................................................ 9
Windows XP......................................................................................................... 10
WIRELESS BROADBAND ROUTER CONFIGURATION ............................................... 11
Login to the Wireless Broadband Router through WLAN ................................... 11
Login to the Wireless Broadband Router through LAN....................................... 11
Using the Web Browser........................................................................................ 11
Quick Setup .......................................................................................................... 12
Advance Setup...................................................................................................... 20
2.1 LAN Setting ................................................................................................. 20
2.1.1 LAN & DHCP Server
2.2.1 Basic ...................................................................................................... 24
2.2.2 Authentication ....................................................................................... 25
2.2.3 Advanced............................................................................................... 27
2.3 Status............................................................................................................ 27
2.3.1 Device Information................................................................................ 28
2.3.2 Log......................................................................................................... 28
2.3.3 Log Setting ............................................................................................ 30
2.3.4 Statistic .................................................................................................. 31
2.3.5 Wireless ................................................................................................. 32
2.4 Routing......................................................................................................... 33
2.4.1 Static ...................................................................................................... 33
2.4.2 Dynamic ................................................................................................ 34
2.4.3 Routing Table ........................................................................................ 35
2.5 Access .......................................................................................................... 36
2.5.1 MAC Filters........................................................................................... 36
2.5.2 Protocol Filter ........................................................................................ 37
2.5.3 IP Filter.................................................................................................. 37
2.5.4 Virtual Server ........................................................................................ 39
2.5.5 Special AP ............................................................................................. 40
2.5.6 DMZ ...................................................................................................... 41
2.5.7 Firewall Rule ......................................................................................... 42
2.6 Management................................................................................................. 44
2.6.1 Remote Management............................................................................. 44
2.7 Tools ............................................................................................................ 45
2.7.1 Reset ...................................................................................................... 45
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ................................................................................. 49
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ABOUT THIS GUIDE
Congratulations on your purchase of this IEEE 802.11g Wireless Broadband Router.
This integrated access device combines Internet gateway functions with wireless
LAN and Fast Ethernet switch. It provides a complete solution for Internet surfing
and office resources sharing, and it is easy to configure and operate for every users.
Purpose
This manual discusses how to install the IEEE 802.11g Wireless Broadband Router.
Overview of this User’s Guide
Introduction. Describes the Wireless Broadband Router and its features.
Unpacking and Setup. Helps you get started with the basic installation of the
Wireless Router.
Identifying External Components. Describes the front panel, rear panel and LED
indicators of the Wireless Router.
Connecting the Router. Tells how you can connect the Wireless Router to your
xDSL/Cable Modem.
Technical Specifications. Lists the technical (general, physical and environmental,
performance and Routers settings) specifications of the Wireless Broadband Router.
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INTRODUCTION
With the explosive growth of the Internet, accessing information and services at
any time, day or night has become a standard requirement for most people. The era
of the standalone PC is waning. Networking technology is moving out of the
exclusive domain of corporations and into homes with at least two computers.
This integrated access device combines Internet gateway functions with wireless
LAN and Fast Ethernet switch. Designed for the business and home, it saves you
the cost of installing a separate modem and ISP line for each computer, while
providing ready connection for the users, with or without the network wires.
Broadband network access is also gaining ground. However, allowing more than
two computers to access the Internet at the same time means less affordable, higher
costs. Thus, there is a need to share one legal IP address over a single Internet
connection to link the home with the Internet.
The scarcity of IP addresses and using a shared Internet connection through an
Internet sharing device can solve high network access costs. All linked computers
can make full use of broadband capabilities over such a device.
This device not only comes equipped with a wide range of features, but also can be
installed and configured right out of the box. This device supports a simple local
area network and Internet access share, offering great cost savings.
The local area network connects up home computers while also allowing any of the
computers to access the Internet, share resources, or play online games—the basis
of the family computing lifestyle.
Applications:
Broadband Internet access:
Several computers can share one high-speed broadband connection through
wireless or wired (WLAN, LAN and WAN-Internet).
Resource sharing:
Share resources such as printers, scanners and other peripherals.
File sharing:
Exchange data, messages, and distribute files thus making good use of hard disk
space.
Online gaming:
Through the local area network, online gaming and e-commerce services can be
easily setup.
Firewall:
A built-in firewall function — for security and anti-hack system.
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Features:
High speed data transfer rate
Supports NAT for share 1 IP address to all LAN user.
Supports PPPoE and PPTP protocol for Dial-Up ADSL.
Supports 64/128 bit WEP Encryption
Supports WPA security
Supports DHCP Server / Client.
Supports UPnP (Universal Plug and Play).
Supports virtual server mapping.
Supports packet filtering.
Supports DNS
Simple Firewall protection.
Upgradeable firmware for future function.
Simple setting using Quick Setup.
Easy configuration via WEB Browser.
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UNPACKING AND SETUP
This chapter provides unpacking and setup information for the Wireless Broadband
Router.
Unpacking
Open the box of the Wireless Broadband Router and carefully unpack it. The box
should contain the following items:
One Wireless Internet Broadband Router
One external power adapter
One CD-Rom with this User’s Guide
If any item is found missing or damaged, please contact your local reseller for
replacement.
Setup
The setup of the Wireless Broadband Router can be performed properly using the
following methods:
The power outlet should be within 1.82 meters (6 feet) of the Broadband Router.
Visually inspect the DC power jack and make sure that it is fully secured to the
power adapter.
Make sure that there is proper heat dissipation from and adequate ventilation
around the Broadband Router. Do not place heavy objects on the Broadband
Router.
Fix the direction of the antennas. Try to place the Wireless Router in a position
that can best cover your wireless network. Normally, the higher you place the
antenna, the better the performance will be. The antenna’s position enhances the
receiving sensitivity.
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HARDWARE INSTALLATION
Front Panel
The figure below shows the front panel of the Wireless Broadband Router.
Wireless Broadband Router Front Panel
POWER
This indicator lights green when the hub is receives power, otherwise it is off.
SYSTEM
This indicator blinks green means the Internet Broadband Router is working
successful. Otherwise, this indicator always on or off means the function of the
Internet Broadband Router is fail.
WAN (Link/ACT)
The indicators light green when the WAN port was connected to an xDSL/Cable
modem successfully.
The indicators blink green while the WAN port was transmitting or receiving data
on the xDSL/Cable modem.
WLAN (ACT)
This indicator lights green when there are wireless devices connected and
transmitting data to the Wireless Router.
LAN (Link/ACT)
These indicators light green when the LAN ports were connected successfully.
These indicators blink green while the LAN ports were transmitting data.
Rear Panel
The figure below shows the rear panel of the Wireless Broadband Router.
Wireless Broadband Router Rear Panel
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Antenna
There are two 2 dBi Gain Antenna in the rear panel for wireless connection.
LAN (1-4)
Four RJ-45 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX ports for connecting to either 10Mbps or
100Mbps Ethernet connections.
WAN
In the four port broadband router, there is an RJ-45 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX port
for the WAN that will fit the xDSL/Cable modem’s specification need.
DC IN
Plug the power adapter to this power jack
RESET
Use a pin-shape item to push to reset this device to factory default settings. It will
be useful too when the manager forgot the password to login, but the setting will be
back to default setting.
Hardware connections
Connect the Router using LAN
1. Plug in one end of the network cable to the WAN port of the Wireless Internet
Broadband Router.
2. Plug in the other end of the network cable to the Ethernet port of the xDSL or
Cable modem.
3. Use another network cable to connect to the Ethernet card on the computer
system; the other end of the cable connects to the LAN port of the Internet
Broadband Router. Since the Wireless Broadband Router has four ports, you can
connect up to four computers directly to the unit. There you do not have to buy a
switch to connect these computers since one Internet Broadband Router
functions both as a connection-sharing unit and as a switch.
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Connect the Router using Wireless LAN
1. Plug in one end of the RJ45 network cable to the xDSL/Cable Modem.
2. Plug in the other end of the RJ45 network cable to the Wireless Internet
Broadband Router WAN port.
Check the installation
The control LEDs of the Wireless Internet Broadband Router are clearly visible and
the status of the network link can be seen instantly:
1. With the power source on, once the device is connected to the broadband modem,
the Power, CPU, LAN, WLAN and WAN port link LEDs of the Internet
Broadband Router will light up indicating a normal status.
2. While the WAN is link up to the ADSL/Cable modem, the WAN port’s
Link/ACT LED will light up.
3. While the LAN is link up to the computer system, the LAN port’s Link/ACT
LED will light up.
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PC NETWORK TCP/IP SETTING
The network TCP/IP settings differ based on the computer’s operating system
(Win95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP) and are as follows.
Windows 95/98/ME
1. Click on the “Network neighborhood” icon found on the desktop.
2. Click the right mouse button and a context menu will be show.
3. Select “Properties” to enter the TCP/IP setting screen.
4. Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” on the “IP address” field.
5. Select “Disable DNS” in the “DNS” field.
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6. Select “None” for the “Gateway address” field.
Windows 2000
Double click on the “My computer” icon on the desktop. When “My computer”
window opens, open the “Control panel” and then open the “Network dialup
connection” applet. Double click on the “Local area network connection” icon.
Select “Properties” to enter the TCP/IP setting window.
1. In the “Local area network status” window, click on “Properties.”
2. In the “Local area network connection” window, first select TCP/IP setting
and then select “Properties.”
3. Set both “IP address” and “DNS” to Automatic configuration.
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Windows XP
Point the cursor and click the right button on the “My Network Place” icon.
Select “properties” to enter the TCP/IP setting window.
1. Set “IP address” to “Obtain an IP address automatically.”
2. Set “DNS” to “Obtain DNS server address automatically.”
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WIRELESS BROADBAND ROUTER CONFIGURATION
First make sure that the network connections are functioning normally.
This Wireless Broadband Router can be configured using Internet Explorer 4.0 or
newer web browser versions.
Login to the Wireless Broadband Router through WLAN
Before configuring the Wireless Broadband Router through WLAN, make sure that
the SSID, Channel and the WEP is set properly.
The default setting of the Wireless Broadband Router that you will use:
SSID: default
Channel: 6
Security: disable
Login to the Wireless Broadband Router through LAN
Before you configure this device, note that when the Wireless Broadband Router is
configured through an Ethernet connection, make sure the host PC must be set on
the IP subnetwork that can be accessed by the xDSL/Cable modem. For example,
when the default network address of the xDSL/Cable modem Ethernet interface is
192.168.1.x, then the host PC should be set at 192.168.1.xxx (where xxx is a
number between 2 and 254), and the default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
Using the Web Browser
1. Open Internet Explorer 4.0 or above Internet browser.
2. Enter IP address http://192.168.1.1 (the factory-default IP address setting) to the
URL web address location.
3. When the following dialog box appears, enter the user name and password to
login to the main configuration window, the default username and password is
“admin”.
Note: If needed to set a password, then refer to the Main Page Password Setting.
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Quick Setup
Setup wizard is provided as the part of the web configuration utility. User can
simply follow the step-by-step process to get the wireless router configuration
ready to run in 6 easy steps by clicking on the “Wizard” button on the function
menu. The following screen will appear. Please click “Next” to continue.
Step 1: Set up new Password
User can change the password and then click “Next” to continue.
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Step 2: Choose time zone
Select the time zone from the drop down list. Please click “Next” to continue.
Step 3: Set LAN connection and DHCP server
Set user’s IP address and mask. The default IP is 192.168.1.1. If user likes to enable
DHCP, please click “Enabled”. DHCP enabled is able to automatically assign IP
addresses. Please assign the range of IP addresses in the fields of “Range start” and
“Range end”. Please click “Next” to continue.
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Step 4: Set Internet connection
Select how the router will set up the Internet connection: Obtained IP automatically;
Fixed IP address; PPPoE to obtain IP automatically; PPPoE with a fixed IP address;
PPTP.
Obtain IP automatically (DHCP client):
If user has enabled DHCP server, choose "Obtain IP automatically (DHCP client)"
to have the router assign IP addresses automatically.
Fixed IP Address:
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If the Internet Service Providers assign a fixed IP address, choose this option and
enter the assigned IP address, subnet mask, gateway IP and DNS IP addresses for
your Broadband Router.
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PPPoE to obtain IP automatically:
If connected to the Internet using a PPPoE (Dial-up xDSL) Modem, the ISP will
provide a Password and User Name, and then the ISP uses PPPoE. Choose this
option and enter the required information.
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PPPoE with a fixed IP address:
If connected to the Internet using a PPPoE (Dial-up xDSL) Modem, the ISP will
provide a Password, User Name and a Fixed IP Address, choose this option and
enter the required information.
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PPTP:
If connected to the Internet using a (PPTP) xDSL Modem, enter the your IP
Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, Server IP, PPTP Account and PPTP Password,
Your Subnet Mask required by your ISP in the appropriate fields. If your ISP has
provided you with a Connection ID, enter it in the Connection ID field, otherwise,
leave it zero.
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Step 5: Set Wireless LAN connection
Click “Enable” to enable wireless LAN. If user enables the wireless LAN, type the
SSID in the text box and select a communications channel. The SSID and channel
must be the same as wireless devices attempting communication to the router.
Step 6: Restart
The Setup wizard is now completed. The new settings will be effective after the
Wireless router restarted. Please click “Restart” to reboot the router. If user does
not want to make any changes, please click “Exit” to quit without any changes.
User also can go back to modify the setting by clicking “Back”.
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Advance Setup
2.1
LAN Setting
The screen enables user to configure the LAN & DHCP Server, set WAN
parameters, create Administrator and User passwords, and set the local time, time
zone, and dynamic DNS.
2.1.1 LAN & DHCP Server
This page leads to set LAN and DHCP properties, such as the host name, IP address,
subnet mask, and domain name. LAN and DHCP profiles are listed in the DHCP
table at the bottom of the screen.
Host Name: Type the host name in the text box. The host name is required by some
ISPs. The default host name is "AP-Router."
IP Address: This is the IP address of the router. The default IP address is
192.168.1.1.
Subnet Mask: Type the subnet mask for the router in the text box. The default
subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
DHCP Server: Enables the DHCP server to allow the router to automatically assign
IP addresses to devices connecting to the LAN. DHCP is enabled by default.
All DHCP client computers are listed in the table at the bottom of the screen,
providing the host name, IP address, and MAC address of the client.
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Start IP: Type an IP address to serve as the start of the IP range that DHCP will use
to assign IP addresses to all LAN devices connected to the router.
End IP: Type an IP address to serve as the end of the IP range that DHCP will use
to assign IP addresses to all LAN devices connected to the router.
Domain Name: Type the local domain name of the network in the text box. This
item is optional.
2.1.2 WAN
This screen enables user to set up the router WAN connection, specify the IP
address for the WAN, add DNS numbers, and enter the MAC address.
Connection Type: Select the connection type, either DHCP client, Fixed IP or
PPPoE from the drop-down list.
WAN IP: Select whether user wants to specify an IP address manually, or want
DHCP to obtain an IP address automatically. When Specify IP is selected, type the
IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway in the text boxes. User’s ISP will
provide with this information.
DNS 1/2/3: Type up to three DNS numbers in the text boxes. User’s ISP will
provide with this information.
MAC Address: If required by user’s ISP, type the MAC address of the router WAN
interface in this field.
DNS 1/2/3: Type up to three DNS numbers in the text boxes. User’s ISP will
provide with this information.
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2.1.3 Password
This screen enables user to set administrative and user passwords. These passwords
are used to gain access to the router interface.
Administrator: Type the password the Administrator will use to log in to the system.
The password must be typed again for confirmation.
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2.1.4 Time
This screen enables user to set the time and date for the router's real-time clock,
select properly time zone, and enable or disable daylight saving.
Local Time: Displays the local time and date.
Time Zone: Select the time zone from the drop-down list.
Daylight Saving: Enables user to enable or disable daylight saving time. When
enabled, select the start and end date for daylight saving time.
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2.2
Wireless
This section enables user to set wireless communications parameters for the router's
wireless LAN feature.
2.2.1 Basic
This page allow user to enable and disable the wireless LAN function, create a
SSID, and select the channel for wireless communications.
Enable/Disable: Enables and disables wireless LAN via the router.
SSID: Type an SSID in the text box. The SSID of any wireless device must match
the SSID typed here in order for the wireless device to access the LAN and WAN
via the router.
Channel: Select a transmission channel for wireless communications. The channel
of any wireless device must match the channel selected here in order for the
wireless device to access the LAN and WAN via the router.
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2.2.2 Authentication
This screen enables user to set authentication type for secure wireless
communications. Open System allows public access to the router via wireless
communications. Shared Key requires the user to set a WEP key to exchange data
with other wireless clients that have the same WEP key. This router also supports
WPA and WPA-PSK.
Authentication Type: The authentication type default is set to open system.
There are three options: Open System; Shared Key, WPA and WPA-PKS.
WEP: Enable or Disabled. This is to make WEP enabled or disabled.
Mode: Select the key mode in ASCII or HEX
WEP Key: Select the level of encryption from the drop-down list. The router
supports, 64- and 128-bit encryption.
Key 1 ~ Key 4: Enables user to create an encryption scheme for Wireless LAN
transmissions. Manually enter a set of values for each key. Select a key to use by
clicking the radio button next to the key. Click “Clear” to erase key values.
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If WPA is selected, the below screen is shown. Please set the length of the
encryption key and the parameters for the RADIUS server.
RADIUS Server:
1. Enter the IP address of and the Port used by the Primary Radius Server
Enter the Shared Secret, which is used by the Radius Server.
2. Enter the IP address of, Port and Shared Secret used by the Secondary Radius
Server.
If WPA-PSK is selected, please set the PSK key in the pass phrase field. The pass
phrase should be 8 characters at least.
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2.2.3 Advanced
This screen enables user to configure advanced wireless functions.
Beacon Interval: Type the beacon interval in the text box. User can specify a value
from 1 to 1000. The default beacon interval is 100.
RTS Threshold: Type the RTS (Request-To-Send) threshold in the text box. This
value stabilizes data flow. If data flow is irregular, choose values between 256 and
2432 until data flow is normalized.
Fragmentation Threshold: Type the fragmentation threshold in the text box. If
packet transfer error rates are high, choose values between 256 and 2432 until
packet transfer rates are minimized. (NOTE: set this fragmentation threshold value
may diminish system performance.)
DTIM Interval: Type a DTIM (Delivery Traffic Indication Message) interval in the
text box. User can specify a value between 1 and 65535. The default value is 3.
TX Rates (Mbps): Select one of the wireless communications transfer rates,
measured in megabytes per second, based upon the speed of wireless adapters
connected to the WLAN.
2.3
Status
This selection enables user to view the status of the router LAN, WAN connections,
and view logs and statistics pertaining to connections and packet transfers.
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2.3.1 Device Information
This screen enables user to view the router LAN, Wireless and WAN configuration.
Firmware Version: Displays the latest build of the router firmware interface. After
updating the firmware in Tools - Firmware, check this to ensure that the firmware
was successfully updated.
LAN: This field displays the router's LAN interface MAC address, IP address,
subnet mask, and DHCP server status. Click “DHCP Table” to view a list of client
stations currently connected to the router LAN interface.
Wireless: Displays the router's wireless connection information, including the
router's wireless interface MAC address, the connection status, the SSID status,
which channel is being used, and whether WEP is enabled or not.
WAN: This field displays the router's WAN interface MAC address, DHCP client
status, IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and DNS.
Click “DHCP Release” to release all IP addresses assigned to client stations
connected to the WAN via the router. Click “DHCP Renew” to reassign IP
addresses to client stations connected to the WAN.
2.3.2 Log
This screen enables user to view a running log of router system statistics, events,
and activities. The log displays up to 200 entries. Older entries are overwritten by
new entries. The Log screen commands are as follows:
Click “First Page” to view the first page of the log
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Click “Last Page” to view the final page of the log
Click “Previous Page” to view the page just before the current page
Click “Next Page” to view the page just after the current page
Click “Clear Log” to delete the contents of the log and begin a new log
Click “Refresh” to renew log statistics
Time: Displays the time and date that the log entry was created.
Message: Displays summary information about the log entry.
Source: Displays the source of the communication.
Destination: Displays the destination of the communication.
Note: Displays the IP address of the communication
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2.3.3 Log Setting
This screen enables user to set router logging parameters.
SMTP Server: Type the SMTP server address for the email that the log will be sent
to in the next field.
Send to: Type an email address for the log to be sent to. Click “Email Log Now” to
immediately send the current log.
Syslog Server: Type the IP address of the Syslog Server if user wants the router to
listen and receive incoming Syslog messages.
Log Type: Enables user to select what items will be included in the log:
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System Activity: Displays information related to router operation.
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Debug Information: Displays information related to errors and system
malfunction.
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Attacks: Displays information about any malicious activity on the network.
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Dropped Packets: Displays information about packets that have not been
transferred successfully.
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Notice: Displays important notices by the system administrator.
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2.3.4 Statistic
This screen displays a table that shows the rate of packet transmission via the router
LAN and WAN ports (in bytes per second).
Click “Reset” to erase all statistics and begin logging statistics again.
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2.3.5 Wireless
This screen enables user to view information about wireless devices that are
connected to the wireless router.
Connected Time: Displays how long the wireless device has been connected to the
LAN via the router.
MAC Address: Displays the devices wireless LAN interface MAC address.
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2.4
Routing
This selection enables user to set how the router forwards data: Static and Dynamic.
Routing Table enables user to view the information created by the router that
displays the network interconnection topology.
2.4.1 Static
It enables user to set parameters by which the router forwards data to its destination
if user’s network has a static IP address.
Network Address: Type the static IP address user’s network uses to access the
Internet. User’s ISP or network administrator provides user with this information.
Network Mask: Type the network (subnet) mask for user’s network. If user does
not type a value here, the network mask defaults to 255.255.255.255. User’s ISP or
network administrator provides user with this information.
Gateway Address: Type the gateway address for network. User’s ISP or network
administrator provides user with this information.
Interface: Select an interface, WAN or LAN, to connect to the Internet.
Metric: Select which metric that user want to apply to this configuration.
Add: Click to add the configuration to the static IP address table at the bottom of
the page.
Update: Select one of the entries in the static IP address table at the bottom of the
page and, after changing parameters, click “Update” to confirm the changes.
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Delete: Select one of the entries in the static IP address table at the bottom of the
page and click “Delete” to remove the entry.
New: Click “New” to clear the text boxes and add required information to create a
new entry.
2.4.2 Dynamic
This screen enables user to set NAT parameters.
NAT: Click the radio buttons to enable or disable NAT.
Transmit: Click the radio buttons to set the desired transmit parameters, disabled,
RIP 1, or RIP 2.
Receive: Click the radio buttons to set the desired transmit parameters, disabled,
RIP 1, or RIP 2.
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2.4.3 Routing Table
This screen enables user to view the routing table for the router. The routing table is
a database created by the router that displays the network interconnection topology.
Network Address: Displays the network IP address of the connected node.
Network Mask: Displays the network (subnet) mask of the connected node.
Gateway Address: Displays the gateway address of the connected node.
Interface: Displays whether the node is connected via a WAN or LAN.
Metric: Displays the metric of the connected node.
Type: Displays whether the node has a static or dynamic IP address
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2.5
Access
This page enables user to define access restrictions, set up protocol and IP filters,
create virtual servers, define access for special applications such as games, and set
firewall rules.
2.5.1 MAC Filters
Enables user to allow or deny Internet access to users within the LAN based upon
the MAC address of their network interface. Click the radio button next to
“Disabled” to disable the MAC filter.
Disable: Once the function of MAC filter is disabled, those listed in the MAC Table
are allowed Internet access.
Enable: All users are allowed Internet access except those users in the MAC Table
are denied Internet access.
MAC Table: Use this section to create a user profile which Internet access is denied
or allowed. The user profiles are listed in the table at the bottom of the page. (Note:
Click anywhere in the item. Once the line is selected, the fields automatically load
the item's parameters, which user can edit.)
Name: Type the name of the user to be permitted/denied access.
MAC Address: Type the MAC address of the user's network interface.
Add: Click to add the user to the list at the bottom of the page.
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Update: Click to update information for the user, if user has changed any of the
fields.
Delete: Select a user from the table at the bottom of the list and click “Delete” to
remove the user profile.
New: Click “New” to erase all fields and enter new information.
2.5.2 Protocol Filter
This screen enables user to allow and deny access based upon a communications
protocol list the user creates. The protocol filter profiles are listed in the table at the
bottom of the page.
Note: When selecting items in the table at the bottom, click anywhere in the item.
The line is selected, and the fields automatically load the item's parameters, which
user can edit:
2.5.3 IP Filter
This screen enables user to define a minimum and maximum IP address range filter;
all IP addresses falling in the range are not allowed Internet access. The IP filter
profiles are listed in the table at the bottom of the page. (Note: Click anywhere in
the item. Once the line is selected, the fields automatically load the item's
parameters, which user can edit.)
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Enable: Click to enable or disable the IP address filter.
Range Start: Type the minimum address for the IP range. IP addresses falling
between this value and the Range End are not allowed to access the Internet.
Range End: Type the minimum address for the IP range. IP addresses falling
between this value and the Range Start are not allowed to access the Internet.
Add: Click to add the IP range to the table at the bottom of the screen.
Update: Click to update information for the range if user have selected a list item
and have made changes.
Delete: Select a list item and click Delete to remove the item from the list.
New: Click “New” to erase all fields and enter new information.
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2.5.4 Virtual Server
This screen enables user to create a virtual server via the router. If the router is set
as a virtual server, remote users requesting Web or FTP services through the WAN
are directed to local servers in the LAN. The router redirects the request via the
protocol and port numbers to to local servers in th Tmt
Update: Click to update information for the virtual server if user have selected a list
item and have made changes.
Delete: Select a list item and click “Delete” to remove the item from the list.
New: Click “New” to erase all fields and enter new information.
2.5.5 Special AP
This screen enables user to specify special applications, such as games, that require
multiple connections that are inhibited by NAT. The special applications profiles
are listed in the table at the bottom of the page.
Note: When selecting items in the table at the bottom, click anywhere in the item.
The line is selected, and the fields automatically load the item's parameters, which
user can edit.
Enable: Click to enable or disable the application profile. When enabled, users will
be able to connect to the application via the router WAN connection. Click
“Disabled” on a profile to prevent users from accessing the application on the
WAN.
Name: Type a descriptive name for the application.
Trigger: Defines the outgoing communication that determines whether the user has
legitimate access to the application.
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Protocol: Select the protocol (TCP, UDP, or ICMP) that can be used to
access the application.
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Port Range: Type the port range that can be used to access the application in
the text boxes.
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Incoming: Defines which incoming communications users are permitted to
connect with.
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Protocol: Select the protocol (TCP, UDP, or ICMP) that can be used by the
incoming communication.
● Port: Type the port number that can be used for the incoming communication.
Add: Click to add the special application profile to the table at the bottom of t e
screen.
Update: Click to update info
Enable: Click to enable or disable the DMZ.
DMZ Host IP: Type a host IP address for the DMZ. The computer with this IP
address acts as a DMZ host with unlimited Internet access.
Apply: Click to save the settings.
2.5.7 Firewall Rule
This screen enables user to set up the firewall. The router provides basic firewall
functions, by filtering all the packets that enter the router using a set of rules. The
rules are in an order sequence list--the lower the rule number, the higher the priority
the rule has.
Enable: Click to enable or disable the firewall rule profile.
Name: Type a descriptive name for the firewall rule profile.
Action: Select whether to allow or deny packets that conform to the rule.
Inactive Timeout: Type the number of seconds of network inactivity that elapses
before the router refuses the incoming packet.
Source: Defines the source of the incoming packet that the rule is applied to.
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Interface: Select which interface (WAN or LAN) the rule is applied to.
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IP Range Start: Type the start IP address that the rule is applied to.
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IP Range End: Type the end IP address that the rule is applied to.
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Destination: Defines the destination of the incoming packet that the rule is applied
to.
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Interface: Select which interface (WAN or LAN) the rule is applied to.
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IP Range Start: Type the start IP address that the rule is applied to.
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IP Range End: Type the end IP address that the rule is applied to.
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Protocol: Select the protocol (TCP, UDP, or ICMP) of the destination.
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Port Range: Select the port range.
Add: Click to add the rule profile to the table at the bottom of the screen.
Update: Click to update information for the rule if user have selected a list item
and have made changes.
Delete: Select a list item and click “Delete” to remove the item from the list.
New: Click “New” to erase all fields and enter new information.
Priority Up: Select a rule from the list and click “Priority Up” to increase the
priority of the rule.
Priority Down: Select a rule from the list and click “Priority Down” to decrease
the priority of the rule.
Update Priority: After increasing or decreasing the priority of a rule, click
“Update Priority” to save the changes.
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2.6
Management
Management enables user to set up Remote Management feature.
2.6.1 Remote Management
This screen enables user to set up remote management. Using remote management,
the router can be configured through the WAN via a Web browser. A user name
and password are required to perform remote management.
HTTP: Enables user to set up HTTP access for remote management.
Allow to Ping WAN Port: Type a range of router IP addresses that can be pinged
from remote locations
UPNP: UPNP is short for Universal Plug and Play that is a networking architecture
that provides compatibility among networking equipment, software, and peripherals.
The Router is an UPnP enabled router and will only work with other UPnP
devices/software. If user does not want to use the UPnP functionality, selecting
“Disabled” can disable it.
GAMING MODE: If user is experiencing difficulties when playing online games or
even certain applications that use voice data, user may need to enable Gaming
Mode for these applications to work correctly. When not playing games or using
these voice applications, it is recommended that Gaming Mode be disabled.
PPTP: Enables user to set up PPTP access for remote management.
IPSec: Enables user to set up IPSec access for remote management.
IDENT: Default is stealth. This enables user to set port 113 stealth.
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2.7
Tools
This page enables user to restart the system, save and load different settings as
profiles, restore factory default settings, run a setup wizard to configure router
settings, upgrade the firmware, and ping remote IP addresses.
2.7.1 Reset
Click “Restart” to restart the system in the event the system is not performing
correctly.
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2.7.2 Settings
This screen enables user to save settings as a profile and load profiles for different
circumstances. User can also load the factory default settings, and run a setup
wizard to configure the router and router interface.
Save Settings: Click “Save” to save the current configuration as a profile that can
load when necessary.
Load Settings: Click “Browse” and go to the location of a stored profile. Click
“Load” to load the profile's settings.
Restore Factory Default Settings: Click “Restore” to restore the default settings. All
configuration changes will lose.
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2.7.3 Firmware
This screen enables user to keep the router firmware up to date.
Please follow the below instructions:
Download the latest firmware from the manufacturer's Web site, and save it to disk.
Click “Browse” and go to the location of the downloaded firmware file.
Select the file and click “Upgrade” to update the firmware to the latest release.
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2.7.4 Ping Test
The ping test enables user to determine whether an IP address or host is present on
the Internet. Type the host name or IP address in the text box and click Ping.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
General
Standards
Protocol
Radio Technology
Data Transfer Rate
Topology
Receiver Sensitivity
TX Power
Network Cables
Frequency Range
Modulation Schemes
Security
Channels
Number of Ports
IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
IEEE 802.11g; IEEE 802.11b
CSMA/CD
IEEE 802.11g Orthogonal Frequency Division Modulation
802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps (auto sense)
802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps @802.11g(auto sense)
Ethernet: 10Mbps (half duplex), 20Mbps (full-duplex)
Fast Ethernet: 100Mbps (half duplex), 200Mbps (full- duplex)
Star
54Mbps: Typical -70dBm @ 10% PER (Packet Error Rate)
11Mbps: Typical -85dBm @ 8% PER (Packet Error Rate)
13dBm typically @ 802.11g
13dBm typically @ 802.11b
10BASE-T: 2-pair UTP Cat. 3,4,5 (100 m), EIA/TIA- 568 100-ohm
STP (100 m)
100BASE-TX: 2-pair UTP Cat. 5 (100 m), EIA/TIA-568 100-ohm
STP (100 m)
2412 ~ 2484 MHz ISM band (channels 1 ~ 14)
DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK/OFDM
64/128-bits WEP Encryption; WPA, WPA-PSK
1 ~ 11 channels (FCC); 1 ~ 13 channels (ETSI);
1 ~ 14 channels (MKK)
LAN: 4 x 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX Fast Ethernet port
WAN: 1 x 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX Fast Ethernet port
Physical and Environmental
DC inputs
DC 5V 2.5A
Power Consumption
3W (Max)
Temperature
Operating: 0° ~ 40° C, Storage: -10° ~ 70° C
Humidity
Operating: 10% ~ 90%, Storage: 5% ~ 90%
Dimensions
147 x 115 x 35 mm (W x H x D) without Antenna
EMI:
FCC Class B, CE Mark B
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