User's Manual

User's Manual
WL-5460AP v2
Wireless Access Point
User’s Manual
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FCC Certifications
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 or more of the
following measures:
y
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
y
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
y
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
y
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
CAUTION:
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the grantee of this device could void the
user’s authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
conditions:
Operation is subject to the following two
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept
any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20cm
between the radiator and your body.
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.
All trademarks and brand names are the property of their respective proprietors.
Specifications are subject to change without prior notification.
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Table of Content
Introduction
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FEATURES........................................................................................................................................................................ 5
PARTS NAMES AND FUNCTIONS....................................................................................................................................... 6
FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS ......................................................................................................................................... 8
WL-5460AP v2
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Hardware Connection
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Check the LEDs:
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About the Wireless Operation Modes
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ACCESS POINT MODE .................................................................................................................................................... 11
CLIENT MODE (INFRASTRUCTURE)................................................................................................................................ 12
CLIENT MODE (AD-HOC)............................................................................................................................................... 13
BRIDGE MODE ............................................................................................................................................................... 14
REPEATER MODE (WDS REPEATER / UNIVERSAL REPEATER) .................................................................................. 15
WISP MODE
( CLIENT ROUTER / WISP+UNIVERSAL REPEATER) .............................................................................. 16
Configuration
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LOGIN ............................................................................................................................................................................ 17
MODE ............................................................................................................................................................................ 18
AP Mode setting
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Security
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Advanced Settings
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Access Control
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Client Mode Settings
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Bridge Mode Settings
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Repeater Mode Settings
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WISP mode Setting
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STATUS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 40
System
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Statistics
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Active Clients
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TCP/IP......................................................................................................................................................................... 43
OTHER .......................................................................................................................................................................... 45
Upgrade Firmware
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Reboot
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Save/Reload Settings
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Password
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INTRODUCTION
WL-5460APv2 is world's most popular multi-function access point. It features an impressive total of 7
wireless multi-function modes that are not available in normal access point. In addition, the ACK timeout
and RSSI feature makes it suitable for long distance application. From ordinary AP application to Hotspot
and WISP usage, you will find the WL-5460AP is the device you want.
WL-5460APv2 is an IEEE802.11b/g compliant 11 Mbps & 54 Mbps Ethernet Wireless Access Point. The
Wireless Access Point is equipped with two 10/100 M Auto-sensing Ethernet ports for connecting to LAN and
also for cascading to next Wireless Access Point.
WL-5460APv2 provides 64/128bit WEP encryption, WPA and IEEE802.1x which ensures a high level of
security to protect users’ data and privacy.
The MAC Address filter prevents the unauthorized MAC
Addresses from accessing your Wireless LAN. Your network security is therefore double assured.
The web-based management utility is provided for easy configuration that your wireless network connection is
ensured to be always solid and hassle free.
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Features
1.
2x100Mbps LAN ports for Wireless AP cascade.,2MB flash,16MB SDRAM
2.
18dBm output Power
3.
AP ,Bridge,client ,WDS Repeater, Universal Repeater mode.
4.
WISP Client Router,WISP+ Universal Repeater mode
5.
802.1x WPA
6.
Support data rate automatic fallback.
7.
Automatic channel selection.
8.
Client access control.
9.
Support 802.1x/Radius client with EAP-TLS, TKIP, AES encryption.
10.
Support IAPP.
11.
Adjustable Tx power, Tx rate, and SSID broadcast.
12.
ACK Timeout , Watch dog function.
13.
Allow WEP 64/128 bit.
14.
Web interface management.
15.
Support System event log and statistics.
16.
MAC filtering (For wireless only).
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Parts Names and Functions
1. Front Panel: (LED Indicators) (5460AP / 5460AP v2)
LED
Indicator
1
Power
Status
Color
Green
Solid
Flashing
Turns solid green when power is
N/A.
applied to this device.
2
Status
Red
Turns solid red when the device is
booting, after boot successfully,
the light turn off.
3~6
Link/Act.
Green
Turns solid green when connected Receiving/
and associated to at least a client Sending data
Wireless
station.
WEP/WPA
Orange
Turns solid orange when wireless N/A
security is enabled.
MAC Ctrl
Orange
Turns solid orange when MAC
N/A
Control is enabled.
Bridge /
Orange
Repeater
7
LAN 1
8
LAN 2
Turn solid orange when Bridge or N/A
Repeater is enabled.
Green
Turns solid green when linked to a Receiving/
local network.
Sending data
Table 1: LED Indicators
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2. Rear Panel: Connection Ports (5460AP / 5460AP v2)
Port/button
Functions
A
12V DC
Connects the power adapter plug
B
LAN1
Connects to Ethernet
C
LAN2
Connects to Ethernet
D
(Factory)
Press over 3 seconds to reboot this device.
RESET
Press for over 10 seconds to restore factory settings.
Performing the Factory Reset will erase all previously
entered device settings.
Table 2: Connection Ports
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Factory Default Settings
Setting
Wireless Access Point
Device Name
WL-5460AP v2
SSID
Default value: airlive
Channel
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WEP
Default value: Disabled
IP Address
192.168.100. 252
DHCP Server
z
In AP, Client, and Repeater Mode, the default DHCP Server is
OFF default . Please set your PC's IP to the same subnet as the
AP to access the AP
z
In WISP mode, the DHCP server is turned on. Please restart your
PC to renew the IP address.
DHCP Server IP Range
192.168.100.100~192.168.100.200
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HARDWARE CONNECTION
Note: Before you starting hardware connection, you are advised to find an appropriate location to place the
Access Point. Usually, the best place for the Access Point is at the center of your wireless network, with line of
straight to all your wireless stations. Also, remember to adjust the antenna; usually the higher the antenna is
placed, the better will be the performance.
1. Connect to your local area network: connect a Ethernet cable to one of the Ethernet port
(LAN1 or LAN2) of this Wireless Access Point, and the other end to a hub, switch, router, or another
wireless access point.
2. Power on the device: connect the included AC power adapter to the Wireless Access Point’s power port
and the other end to a wall outlet.
Check the LEDs:
The Power and LAN # LEDs should be ON. LAN# LED will even blink if there is traffic.
The Link/Act LED will be on in static when associated with a station and blink whenever this AP receives data
packets in the air.
If the Status LED glows after self-test , it means this Wireless Access Point fails on self test. Please ask
your dealer for technical support.
3. Configure your PC: Make sure your local PC(s) has wireless network adapter installed.
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ABOUT THE WIRELESS OPERATION MODES
The WL-5460AP v2 device provides all 7 modes of wireless operational applications with :
Access Point,
Bridge,
Client,
WDS Repeater,
Universal Repeater,
WISP (Client Router)
WISP + Universal Repeater
This device is shipped with configuration that is functional right out of the box. If you want to change the
settings in order to perform more advanced configuration or even change the mode of operation, you can use
the web-based utility provided by the manufacturer as described in the following sections.
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Access Point Mode
When acting as an access point (default setting), this device connects all the stations (PC/notebook with
wireless network adapter) to a wired network. All stations can have the Internet access if only the Access
Point has the Internet connection. See the sample application below.
To set the operation mode to Access Point, please go to “Mode JAP” and click the “Setup” button.
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Client Mode (Infrastructure)
If set to Client (Infrastructure) mode, this device can work like a wireless station when it’s connected to a
computer so that the computer can send packets from wired end to wireless interface.
Refer to the illustration below. This station (AP1 plus the connected computer 1) can associate to another
Access Point (AP2), and then can have the Internet access if the other Access Point (AP2) has the Internet
connection.
To set the operation mode to Client (Infrastructure), please go to “Mode JClient”, click the “Setup” button
in the “Network Type” field, select as “infrastructure” for configuration
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Client Mode (Ad-hoc)
If set to the Client (Ad-hoc) mode, this device can work like a wireless station when it is connected to a
computer so that the computer can send packets from wired end to wireless interface. You can share files
and printers between wireless stations (PC and laptop with wireless network adapter installed).
See the sample application below.
To set the operation mode to Client (Ad-hoc), please go to “Mode JClient”, click the “Setup” button
in the “Network Type” field, select as “Ad-hoc” for configuration
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Bridge Mode
In this mode, 2 access points in two remote locations connect to each other to provide a wireless bridge
between 2 remote LANs. It is mostly used by enterprise to connect 2 remote office's network together. The
bridge modes are connected by using either the WDS (Wireless Distribution System) or Adhoc topology
This feature is also useful when users want to bridge networks between buildings where it is impossible to
deploy network cable connections between these buildings.
To set the operation mode to Bridge, please go to “Mode JBrdige”, click the “Setup” button for
configuration
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Repeater mode
(WDS Repeater /
Universal Repeater)
WDS Repeater mode
A repeater's function is to extend the wireless coverage of another wireless AP or router.
For WDS repeater to work, the remote wireless AP/Router must also support WDS function.
To set the operation mode to WDS Repeater, please go to “Mode JRepeater”, click the “Setup” button
in the “Network Type” field, select as “WDS Repeater ” for configuration
Universal Repeater mode
An universal repeater can also extend the wireless coverage of another wireless AP or router. But the
universal repeater does not require the remote device to have WDS function. Therefore, it can work with
almost any wireless device.
To set the operation mode to WDS Repeater, please go to “Mode JRepeater”, click the “Setup” button
in the “Network Type” field, select as “Universal
Note:
Repeater ” for configuration
When you are using the universal repeater mode, please make sure the remote AP/Router ‘s
WDS function is turned off..
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WISP mode
( Client Router / WISP+Universal Repeater)
WISP (Client Router) mode
In WISP mode, the AP will behave just the same as the Client mode for wireless function. However, router
functions are added between the wireless WAN side and the Ethernet LAN side. Therefore, the WISP
subscriber can share the WISP connection without the need for extra router.
To set the operation mode to WISP mode, please go to “Mode JWISP”, click the “Setup” button
for configuration
WISP + Universal Repeater mode
In this mode, the AP behaves virtually the same as the WISP mode, except one thing: the AP can also send
wireless signal to the LAN side. That means the AP can connect with the remote WISP AP and the indoor
wireless card, and then provide IP sharing capability all at the same time! However, the output power is
divided between 2 wireless side and proper antenna installation can influence the performance greatly.
To set the operation mode to WISP mode, please go to “Mode JWISP”, click the “Setup” button
And select the Enable Universal Repeater Mode check box to enable this mode.
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CONFIGURATION
Login
1.
Start your computer. Connect an Ethernet cable between your computer and the Wireless
Access Point.
2.
Make sure your wired station is set to the same subnet as the Wireless Access Point, i.e.
192.168.100.252
3.
Start your WEB browser. In the Address box, enter the following:
http://192.168.100.252
The configuration menu is divided into four categories:
Mode, Status, TCP/IP, and Other .
Click on the desired setup item to expand the page in the main navigation page. The setup
pages covered in this utility are described below.
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Mode
You can choose and setup different wireless mode and for detail configurations
Wireless Mode
AP
Select the AP
and press Setup button for Wireless AP mode
configuration
Client
Select the Client and press Setup button for Wireless Client mode
configuration
Bridge
Select the Bridge and press Setup button for Wireless Bridge mode
configuration
Repeater
Select the Repeater and press Setup button for WDS Repeater and
Universal Repeater mode configuration
WISP
Select the WISP and press Setup button for WISP (Client Router) and
WISP+ Universal Repeater configuration
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AP Mode setting
Alias Name
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32
characters
… Disable Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you
LAN Interface
won’t be able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the
network you are located. In other words, this device will not be visible by
any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate.
The default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access
points and all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use
the same SSID. It is case-sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters. A
device will not be permitted to join the BSS unless it can provide the
unique SSID. An SSID is also referred to as a network name because
essentially it is a name that identifies a wireless network.
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Channel Number
Allow user to set the channel manually or automatically.
If set channel manually, just select the channel you want to specify.
If “Auto” is selected, user can set the channel range to have Wireless
Access Point automatically survey and choose the channel with best
situation for communication.
The number of channels supported depends on the region of this Access
Point. All stations communicating with the Access Point must use the same
channel.
Security
Press the setup button for detail configurations
To provide a certain level of security, the IEEE 802.11 standard has defined two types of
authentication methods: Open System or Shared Key. And WL-5460APv2 also support other
wireless authentication and encryption methods for enhance your wireless network.
With Open System authentication, a wireless PC can join any network and receive any messages
that are not encrypted. With Shared Key authentication, only those PCs that possess the correct
authentication key can join the network. By default, IEEE 802.11 wireless devices operate in an
Open System network and None data encryption. If you want secure your wireless network
you need to setup wireless security related function to enable security network.
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SecurityÆ Authentication
Open system or Shared Key.
Encryption: None (Encryption is set to None by default.)
If the Access Point is using Open System, then the wireless adapter will need to be set to the same
authentication mode. Shared Key is used when both the sender and the recipient share a secret key. So you
can choose Open system , or one Shared Key authentication method
Encryption: WEP
If selected, you must set WEP key value
ƒ
Key Length: to set 64bit or 128bit Encryption.
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Key format : Select ASCII if you are using ASCII characters (case-sensitive)Select HEX if you are
using hexadecimal numbers (0-9, or A-F).
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Default Tx Key:
you can enter 4 different Encryption Key and select one key to use as default.
Ten hexadecimal digits or five ASCII characters are needed if 64-bit WEP is used; 26
hexadecimal digits or 13 ASCII characters are needed if 128-bit WEP is used.
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Open system with 802.1x
Encryption: None
No data encryption and Use 802.1x Authentication is disable.
Authentication RADIUS Server:
Enter the RADIUS Server IP address and Password provided by your ISP
Enable Accounting :
Enter the Accounting RADIUS Server IP address and Password provided by your ISP
Encryption: WEP
Use 802.1x Authentication is enabled and the RADIUS Server will proceed to check the 802.1x
Authentication. and make the RADIUS server to issue the WEP key dynamically.
You can select WEP 64bits or WEP 128bits for data encryption)
Authentication RADIUS Server:
Enter the RADIUS Server IP address and Password provided by your ISP
Enable Accounting :
Enter the Accounting RADIUS Server IP address and Password provided by your ISP
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WPA-RADIUS
Encryption: WPA(TKIP) / WPA(AES)
WPA-RADIUS authentication use WPA (Wi-Fi Protect Access) data encryption for 802.1x authentication
WPA is an encryption standard proposed by WiFi for advance protection by utilizing a password key (TKIP)
or certificate. It is more secure than WEP encryption.
WPA-PSK
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) with Pre-Shared Key (PSK) provides better security than WEP keys. It does
not require a RADIUS server in order to provide association authentication, but you do have to enter a shared
key for the authentication purpose. The encryption key is generated automatically and dynamically.
Use WPA-PSK authentication method, you can select WPA(TKIP) or WPA (AES) for data encryption
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Pre-shared Key
Pre-Shared-Key serves as a password.
Users may key in a 8 to 63
characters string to set the password or leave it blank, in which the
802.1x Authentication will be de-activated.
Make sure the same
password is used on client's end.
There are two formats for choice to set the Pre-shared key, i.e.
Passphrase and Hex. If Hex is selected, users will have to enter a 64
characters string. For easier configuration, the Passphrase (at least 8
characters) format is recommended.
Group Key Life Time Enter the number of seconds that will elapse before the group key
change automatically. The default is 86400 seconds.
WPA2-RADIUS
Encryption
You can select WPA2(AES) or WPA2(Mixed) method for data encryption
Enable
The two most important features beyond WPA to become standardized
Pre-Authentication
through 802.11i/WPA2 are: pre-authentication, which enables secure
fast roaming without noticeable signal latency. Pre-authentication
provides a way to establish a PMK security association before a client
associates. The advantage is that the client reduces the time that it's
disconnected to the network.
Authentication
Port: Enter the RADIUS Server’s port number provided by your ISP. The
RADIUS Server
default is 1812.
IP Address: Enter the RADIUS Server’s IP Address provided by your
ISP.
Password: Enter the password that the AP shares with the RADIUS
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Server.
WPA2-PSK
WPA2-PSK authentication method is almost like WPA-PSK, you can choose the Pre-Shared Key format and
enter the Pre-shared key , but use WPA2(AES) or WPA2(Mixed) for data encryption
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Advanced Settings
It is not recommended that settings in this page to be changed unless advanced users want to
change to meet their wireless environment for optimal performance
Fragment Threshold
Fragmentation mechanism is used for improving the efficiency
when high traffic flows along in the wireless network. If your
802.11g Wireless LAN PC Card often transmit large files in wireless
network, you can enter new Fragment Threshold value to split the
packet.
The value can be set from 256 to 2346. The default value
is 2346.
RTS Threshold
RTS Threshold is a mechanism implemented to prevent the “Hidden
Node” problem. “Hidden Node” is a situation in which two stations are
within range of the same Access Point, but are not within range of
each other. Therefore, they are hidden nodes for each other. When a
station starts data transmission with the Access Point, it might not
notice that the other station is already using the wireless medium.
When these two stations send data at the same time, they might
collide when arriving simultaneously at the Access Point. The collision
will most certainly result in a loss of messages for both stations.
Thus, the RTS Threshold mechanism provides a solution to
prevent data collisions. When you enable RTS Threshold on a
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suspect “hidden station”, this station and its Access Point will
use a Request to Send (RTS). The station will send an RTS to
the Access Point, informing that it is going to transmit the
data. Upon receipt, the Access Point will respond with a CTS
message to all station within its range to notify all other
stations to defer transmission. It will also confirm the
requestor station that the Access Point has reserved it for the
time-frame of the requested transmission.
If the “Hidden Node” problem is an issue, please specify the packet
size. The RTS mechanism will be activated if the data size exceeds the
value you set.. The default value is 2347.
Warning: Enabling RTS Threshold will cause redundant network
overhead that could negatively affect the throughput performance
instead of providing a remedy.
This value should remain at its default setting of 2347.
Should you
encounter inconsistent data flow, only minor modifications of this value are
recommended.
Beacon Interval
Beacon Interval is the amount of time between beacon transmissions.
Before a station enters power save mode, the station needs the
beacon interval to know when to wake up to receive the beacon (and
learn whether there are buffered frames at the access point).
Data Rate
By default, the unit adaptively selects the highest possible rate for
transmission. Select the basic rates to be used among the following
options: Auto, 1, 2, 5.5, 11or 54 Mbps. For most networks the default
setting is Auto which is the best choice. When Auto is enabled the
transmission rate will select the optimal rate. If obstacles or
interference are present, the system will automatically fall back to a
lower rate.
Preamble Type
A preamble is a signal used in wireless environment to synchronize
the transmitting timing including Synchronization and Start frame
delimiter. In a "noisy" network environment, the Preamble Type
should be set to Long Preamble. The Short Preamble is intended
for
applications
where
minimum
overhead
and
maximum
performance is desired. If in a "noisy" network environment, the
performance will be decreased.
Broadcast SSID
Select enabled to allow all the wireless stations to detect the SSID of
this Access Point.
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IAPP
IAPP (Inter Access Point Protocol) is designed for the enforcement of
unique association throughout a ESS (Extended Service Set) and a
secure exchange of station’s security context between current access
point (AP) and new AP during handoff period.
802.11g Protection
The 802.11g standard includes a protection mechanism to ensure mixed
802.11b and 802.11g operation. If there is no such kind of mechanism exists,
the two kinds of standards may mutually interfere and decrease network’s
performance.
TX Power Level
For countries that impose limit on WLAN output power, it might be necessary
to reduce TX (transmit) power. The legal limit is measured as the output
power at antenna end.. You can select TX Power Level for Highest
16dbm(default),High(15dbm),Middle(13dbm),Low(10dbm),Lowest(3dbm)
Please check with your local authority about RF Power allowed in your country
Enable Watch dog
Check and enable this watch dog function
Watch Interval
Setup the interval time for watch dog function between 1 to 60 mins
Watch Host
Enter the watch dog host ip address .
ACK Timeout
When a packet is sent out from one wireless station to the other, it will waits
for an Acknowledgement frame from the remote station. If the ACK is NOT
received within that timeout period then the packet will be re-transmitted
resulting in reduced throughput. If the ACK setting is too high then
throughput will be lost due to waiting for the ACK Window to timeout on lost
packets. By having the ability to adjust the ACK setting we can effectively
optimize the throughput over long distance links. This is especially true for
802.11a and 802.11g networks
You can set as default for auto adjustment.
Apply Change
Press to save the new settings on the screen.
Reset
Press to discard the data you have entered since last time you press
Apply Change.
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Access Control
When Enable Wireless Access Control is checked, only those clients whose wireless MAC
addresses listed in the access control list can access this Access Point. If the list contains no
entries with this function being enabled, then no clients will be able to access this Access Point.
Wireless
Access Select the Access Control Mode from the pull-down menu.
Control Mode
Disable: Select to disable Wireless Access Control Mode.
Allow Listed: Only the stations shown in the table can associate with the
AP.
Deny Listed: Stations shown in the table won’t be able to associate with
the AP.
MAC Address
Enter the MAC Address of a station that is allowed to access this Access
Point.
Comment
You may enter up to 20 characters as a remark to the previous MAC
Address.
Apply Changes
Press to save the new settings on the screen.
Reset
Press to discard the data you have entered since last time you press Apply
Change.
Delete Selected
To delete clients from access to this Access Point, you may firstly check the
Select checkbox next to the MAC address and Comments, and press
Delete Selected.
Delete All
To delete all the clients from access to this Access Point, just press Delete
All without selecting the checkbox.
Reset
If you have made any selection, press Reset will clear all the select mark.
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Client Mode Settings
Alias Name
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32
characters
… Disable Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you
LAN Interface
won’t be able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the
network you are located. In other words, this device will not be visible by
any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate.
The default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
Network Type
Client mode have two Network type :
Infrastructure
A wireless network that is built around one or more access points, providing
wireless clients access to wired LAN or Internet service. It is the most popular
WLAN network structure today.
AdHoc wireless network do not use wireless AP orrouter as the central hub of the
network. Instead, wireless client are connected directly to each other.
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SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access
points and all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use
the same SSID. It is case-sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters.
A device will not be permitted to join the BSS unless it can provide the
unique SSID. An SSID is also referred to as a network name because
essentially it is a name that identifies a wireless network.
Site Survey
Site survey displays all the active Access Points and IBSS in the
neighborhood. you can select one AP to associate. Press Site Survey
button to search the wireless device that this client want to connect.
Channel Number
Allow user to set the channel manually or automatically.
If set channel manually, just select the channel you want to specify.
If “Auto” is selected, user can set the channel range to have Wireless
Access Point automatically survey and choose the channel with best
situation for communication.All stations communicating with the Access
Point must use the same channel.
when setup infrastructure of Client mode, the channel number can not
Be changed. You have to go to AP mode to change the channel number
Enable MAC Clone Check the box to enable MAC Clone for Single Ethernet Client
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details.,
in client mode are not supported with RADIUS 802.1x authentication.
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
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Bridge Mode Settings
Alias Name
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32
characters
… Disable Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you
LAN Interface
won’t be able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the
network you are located. In other words, this device will not be visible by
any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate.
The default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
Channel Number
In Bridge mode, both wireless AP/Router device need set to the same
Channel number.
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WDS Security
To enable security between wireless AP/Router , you can select
WEP(64bits),WEP(128bits),WPA (TKIP),WPA2(AES) for data encryption
For WPA/WPA2 encryption, you need enter the Pre-Shared Key Information for
the authentication purpose
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
AP MAC address
Enter 12 digits in hex numbers in the AP MAC address (BSSID) field and
press the Add MAC Address Button to associate with other’s Wireless
access point.
Before you want to use bridge mode to connect each other to provide
A wireless bridge between 2 remote LANs, you need add the BSSID
of other’s wireless AP first.
Delete Selected
To delete bridge from access to this Access Point, you may firstly check
the Select checkbox next to the MAC address and Comments, and press
Delete Selected.
Delete All
To delete all the clients from access to this Access Point, just press
Delete All without selecting the checkbox.
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details.,
but bridge mode are not supported with RADIUS 802.1x authentication.
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Repeater Mode Settings
Alias Name
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32
characters
… Disable Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you
LAN Interface
won’t be able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the
network you are located. In other words, this device will not be visible by
any wireless station.
Repeater Type
You can select two Repeater Type :
WDS Repeater/ Universal Repeater.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate.
The default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access points and
all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. It
is case-sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters.
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permitted to join the BSS unless it can provide the unique SSID. An SSID is also
referred to as a network name because essentially it is a name that identifies a
wireless network
Channel Number
The number of channels supported depends on the region of this Access Point. All
stations communicating with the Access Point must use the same channel.
SSID of extended
When in Universal Repeater mode, you have to enter the ESSID of other’s
Interface
AP/Router that this device want to connect.
The device SSID and the SSID of extended interface can be the same or different.
When you are using the universal repeater mode, please make sure the remote
AP/Router WDS function is turned off..
When use WDS Repeater mode, this field is no function
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details.,
This setting is use between Wireless client and this device.
WDS Security
Please refer to the Bridge mode settings Æ WDS Security for details
This setting is use between both wireless AP/Router device.
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
Access Control
Please refer to the Access Control chapter for details.
AP MAC address
Enter 12 digits in hex numbers in the AP MAC address (BSSID) field and press the
Add MAC Address Button to associate with other’s Wireless access point.
Before you want to use WDS Repeater mode, you have to enter the
other’s AP/Router MAC address that the device want to connect.
When use Universal Repeater mode, this field is no function.
WDS Repeater mode:
1. both connected wireless AP/Router device have to set same channel number
2. enter other’s AP/Router MAC address (BSSID)to add into AP MAC address list
3. apply changes to take effect
Universal Repeater mode:
1. both connected wireless AP/Router device have to set same channel number
2. enter the other’s AP/Router SSID(ESSID) to “SSID of extended interface” field
(both AP/Router ‘s ESSID can be the same or different.)
3. apply changes to take effect.
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WISP mode Setting
Alias Name
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32
characters
… Disable Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you
LAN Interface
won’t be able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the
network you are located. In other words, this device will not be visible by
any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate.
The default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access
points and all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use
the same SSID. In WISP mode, you have to enter the WISP Outdoor AP
SSID manually or click the “site survey” button to connect and get
SSID automatically.
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Site Survey
Site survey displays all the active Access Points and IBSS in the
neighborhood. you can select one AP to associate. Press Site Survey
button to search the wireless device that this client want to connect.
In WISP mode, you have to select the WISP outdoor AP and connect.
… Enable Universal Check this box will enable universal repeater function,that means
Repeater
this AP can connect to remote WISP AP and also can provide IP sharing
Capability for Wireless LAN at same time.
SSID of extended
When you check and enable the Universal Repeater, you have to
Interface
enter SSID of other AP in this filed.
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details.,
This setting is use between Wireless client and this device.
but not supported with RADIUS 802.1x authentication.
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
WAN port
You can select many WAN Access Type : Static IP , DHCP Client, PPPOE,
PPTP ,and L2TP for WAN connection depend on you WISP provided
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Virtual Server
In WISP mode, you can setup and enable Virtual server function
Like Web, FTP, Email, DNS, Telnet srever
Select one virtual server type and enter the Local IP address,
Local Port Range and click the save button.
Special Application
You can enable some system default special application, like Qucktime 4
Audio/Video application, Dialpad internet phone service. or define
the special application manually, select the incoming type (TCP/UDP)
Incoming start ~ End port ,Trigger Start~End port. Select the Trigger
Type.
DMZ
Enable DMZ and enter the DMZ Host
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Remote Management
Enable the Web server that can be accessed via WAN.
Apply changes
After setup for this WISP mode, click the Apply Changes will take effect
and act as WISP mode.
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Status
In this screen, you can see the current settings and status of this Access Point. You can
change settings by selecting specific tab described in below.
System
System
Uptime
The time period since the device was up.
Firmware Version The current version of the firmware installed in this device.
Wireless
Mode
There are 7 modes supported, The default mode is Access Point. If you
want to change to other mode, please click the Mode and select the
wireless mode you want.
SSID
Display the SSID of this device
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Channel Number
The number of channels supported depends on the region of this Access
Point. All stations communicating with the Access Point must use the
same channel.
Encryption
WEP Encryption (Wired Equivalent Privacy) is set to Disabled by default.
When WEP is enabled, data packet is encrypted
before being transmitted. The WEP prevents data packets from being
eavesdropped by unrelated people. By using WEP data encryption, there
may be a significant degradation of the data throughput on the wireless
link.
Associated Clients Displays the total number of clients associated to this AP. You can have up
to 64 clients to associate to this Access Point.
BSSID
BSSID displays the ID of current BSS, which uniquely identifies each
BSS. In AP mode, this value is the MAC address of this Access Point.
LAN Configuration (TCP/IP)
Connection Method:
Display the connection method, you can setup in TCP/IP section
Physical Address:
Display the LAN MAC address
IP Address:
Display the LAN IP address, you can setup in TCP/IP section
Network Mask:
Display the network mask, you can setup in TCP/IP section
Default Gateway:
Display the default gateway ip , you can setup in TCP/IP section
DHCP Server:
Default the DHCP Server is enabled(ON)
DHCP Start IP
Display the DHCP server start IP address.
Address:
DHCP Finish IP
Display the DHCP server finish IP address.
Address:
Internet Configuration
Connection Method:
Display the internet connection method, you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
Physical Address:
Display the AP MAC address.information
IP Address:
Display the internet IP Address, you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
Network Mask:
Display the network mask, you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
Default Gateway:
Display the default gateway , you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
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Statistics
The Statistics table shows the packets sent/received over wireless and ethernet LAN respectively
Active Clients
Display the active Wireless Clients table, and show wierless MAC address, TX/Rx Packet
information
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TCP/IP
In this page, you can change the TCP/IP settings of this Access Point, select to enable/disable the
DHCP Client, 802.1d Spanning Tree, and Clone MAC Address.
IP Address
This field can be modified only when DHCP Client is disabled. If your
system manager assigned you static IP settings, then you will have to
enter the information provided.
Subnet Mask
Enter the information provided by your system manager.
Default
Enter the information provided by your system manager.
Gateway
DHCP
Select Disable, Client or Server from the pull-down menu.
Disable: Select to disable DHCP server function.
Client: Select to automatically get the LAN port IP address from ISP (For
ADSL/Cable Modem).
Server: Select to enable DHCP server function.
DHCP
Client
WL-5060AP
IP
addresses
continuing
from
192.168.100.1
to
Range
192.168.100.253
Show Client
Click to show Active DHCP Client table.
DNS Server
Enter the Domain Name Service IP address.
802.1d
To enable 802.1d Spanning Tree will prevent the network from
Spanning Tree
infinite loops. Infinite loop will happen in the network when WDS is
enabled and there are multiple active paths between stations.
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Clone
MAC
You can specify the MAC address of your Access Point to replace the
Address
factory setting.
Apply Change
Press to save the new settings on the screen.
Reset
Press to discard the data you have entered since last time you press Apply
Change.
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Other
Upgrade Firmware
1. Download the latest firmware from your distributor and save the file on the hard drive.
2. Start the browser, open the configuration page, click on Other, and click Upgrade
Firmware to enter the Upgrade Firmware window. Enter the new firmware’s path and
file name (i.e. C:\FIRMWARE\firmware.bin). Or, click the Browse button, find and open
the firmware file (the browser will display to correct file path).
3. Click Reset to clear all the settings on this page. Or click Upload to start the upgrade.
Reboot
Click the reboot button to reboot this device.
Save/Reload Settings
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This function enables users to save the current configurations as a file (i.e. config.dat) To
load configuration from a file, enter the file name or click Browse… to find the file from your
computer.
Save Settings to File: Click SAVE..
to save the current configuration to file.
When prompted the upper left screen, select “Save this file to disk”, and the upper right
screen will prompt you a dialog box to enter the file name and the file location.
Load Settings From File: Click Browse… if you want to load a pre-saved file, enter the file
name with the correct path and then click on Upload. Or click Browse… to select the file.
Reset: Click to restore the default configuration.
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Password
For secure reason, it is recommended that you set the account to access the web server of this
Access Point. Leaving the password blank will disable the protection. The login screen prompts
immediately once you finish setting assword.
Remember your password for you will be asked
to enter them every time you access the web server of this Access Point.
New Password
Set your new password. Password can be up to 30 characters long.
Password can contain letter, number and space. It is case sensitive.
Confirm Password
Re-enter the new password for confirmation.
Apply Change
Press to save the new settings on the screen.
Reset
Press to discard the data you have entered since last time you press
Apply Change.
Note: when you setup the password and click the apply change button, system will pop-up
Window and ask the username and
password, please enter system default username “admin”
(not changeable) and your password for entering the configuration WEB UI.
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