User`s Manual

WMU-6000FS

Portable Wireless AP Storage

User’s Manual

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Copyright

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Trademarks

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Specifications are subject to be changed without prior notice.

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 radio interference in a commercial environment. This equipment can generate, use and radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions in this manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause interference, in which case the user, at his own expense, will be required to take whatever measures are necessary to correct the interference.

CE Declaration of Conformity

This equipment complies with the requirements relating to electromagnetic compatibility, EN 55022/A1 Class B.

Note. The content of user manual will be revised without notice.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction .............................................................................................5

1.1 Overview .....................................................................................................5

1.2 Features .....................................................................................................6

1.3 System Requirements ..............................................................................8

1.4 Package List ..............................................................................................8

1.5 Hardware Ports and Buttons ...................................................................9

1.6 LED Indicators .........................................................................................10

Chapter 2: Getting Started .....................................................................................12

2.1 Hard Disk installation ..............................................................................12

2.2 Making Connections ...............................................................................15

2.2.1 Check TCP/IP Settings ..............................................................15

2.2.2 Wired Ethernet Connection .......................................................17

2.2.3 Wireless Connection ..................................................................22

2.3 File sharing ...............................................................................................24

2.3.1 Accessing the network hard drive via my network places ....25

2.3.2 Searching the computers ..........................................................26

2.3.3 Search the “Entire Network” Manually ....................................26

2.3.4 Accessing Files via FTP ............................................................27

Chapter 3: Making Configuration ..........................................................................28

3.1 Wizard .......................................................................................................30

3.2 Network Settings .....................................................................................37

3.2.1 DHCP Setting ..............................................................................37

3.2.2 Wireless Setting ..........................................................................38

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Chapter 4: Disk Management ................................................................................52

4.1 Disk Utility .................................................................................................52

Chapter 5: ADVANCED FUNCTIONS .................................................................55

5.1 Config Backup .........................................................................................55

5.2 Reset to Default .......................................................................................55

5.3 Reboot ......................................................................................................55

5.4 F/W Upgrade ...........................................................................................55

Chapter 6: MISC ......................................................................................................56

6.1 Administrator Timeout .............................................................................56

6.2 Change Password ...................................................................................57

6.3 System Time ............................................................................................58

Chapter 7: Printer Server Setup ............................................................................59

7.1Windows Operating system(NT based) ................................................59

7.2 Configuring on Unix-like based Platforms ...........................................65

7.3 Apple OS ..................................................................................................71

Chapter 8: Trouble Shootings ...............................................................................73

What can I do when I have some trouble in the first time?

......................73

How to setup wireless function?

..................................................................75

Problems of security level ............................................................................87

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C h a p t t t e r r 1

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I n t t t r r o d u c t t t i i i o n

Congratulations on your purchase of

AirLive WMU-6000FS

. This product is specifically designed for Small Office and Home Office needs. It provides a complete SOHO solution for Internet surfing, and is easy to configure and operate even for non-technical users. Instructions for installing and configuring this product can be found in this manual. Before you install and use this product, please read this manual carefully for fully exploiting the functions of this product.

1.1 Overview

The

AirLive WMU-6000FS

is an ultra slim design and compact size of

Portable Wireless AP Storage. It is an ideal device for travelers and home users who need to back up and share files more efficiently and easily anytime and anywhere. Additionally, Network storage and fully compliant IEEE

802.11g WLAN device functions let you share files easily.

The

AirLive WMU-6000FS

offers WLAN mobility for home user and business people to maintain continuous network connectivity. Home users can stay connected to the network anywhere through a building without being limited by LAN cables via

AirLive WMU-6000FS

’s AP functionality. This device also has the additional advantage of providing network storage with its 2.5-inch hard disk drive which allows you to share information and storage capacity via

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wireless or wired network. The

AirLive WMU-6000FS

supports the UPnP content directories and users can share the music and video files easily.

Besides, the click-and-copying of files from a flash drive to the

AirLive

WMU-6000FS

hard disk make the user backup files efficiently.

1.2 Features

Basic functions

z Ultra DMA 133 IDE controller to adapt for 2.5-inch hard disk z z z z z z z z drive.

Network File Storage and File Sharing via the Network

Neighborhood (or My Network Places) in Windows or Samba in

Linux.

Support FAT, FAT32, Ext2 files system and can read NTFS file system. (Only can copy files from NTFS folder to another FAT,

FAT32, or Ext2 folder.)

Built-in FTP server.

Support Security level as guest or Authorization user for file sharing.

UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) feature for Windows XP and

Windows Me.

Real time clock to synchronize the computer time setting.

Easy to upgrade: using Web or Windows Application to upgrade new version of firmware.

Browser-based interface configuration and management: OS

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independent, easy-to-use for consumer installation.

USB device

z Built-in USB2.0 host to connect to USB mass storage device, z like USB flash drive, USB Hard Drive, etc...

Easy to button: Offer the Button to Copy folders and files form

USB device to HDD.

Wireless functions

z Up to 54Mbps data rate by incorporating Orthogonal Frequency z z z z z z z

Division Multiplexing (OFDM).

IEEE 802.11b compatible (11Mbps): Allowing inter-operation among multiple vendors.

IEEE 802.11g compatible (54Mbps): Allowing inter-operation among multiple vendors.

Wireless data rate supported: 6/12/18/24/36/48/54 Mbps in

802.11g mode; 1/2/5.5/11Mbps in 802.11b mode.

64/128-bit WEP encryption.

Support 802.1X authentication.

Support WPA with TKIP and AES encryption.

Support AP and WDS wireless modes.

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1.3 System Requirements

To start to use the

AirLive WMU-6000FS

, your system must have the following minimum requirements: z Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000 / XP. z z

An Ethernet (10BaseT or 10/100 BaseT) adapter for wired client.

At least one WLAN client adapter of 802.11g(54Mbps) or z z

802.11b(11Mbps) for wireless connection.

TCP/IP and NetBIOS network protocol installed.

Internet Browser installed.

The

AirLive WMU-6000FS

requires an external 5V, 3A power supply which is included in the

AirLive WMU-6000FS

package. For safe operation, please use

only

the power adapter provided by

AirLive WMU-6000FS

.

1.4 Package List

The

AirLive WMU-6000FS

package contains the following items: z z z z z z z

AirLive WMU-6000FS

x 1

2.4GHz dipole antenna x 1

Power Adapter (5 Volts DC, 3A) x 1

RJ-45 Ethernet cable

Quick Setup Guide

CD(utilities and user manual) x 1

Screws x 2 (Fix hard drive)

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1.5 Hardware Ports and Buttons

Ports Description

USB1 / USB2

LAN

The ports where you can connect to any USB storage.

Automatically MDI/MDIX LAN port can sense the cable type when connecting to Ethernet-enabled computer, network of hub, switch or router

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Buttons Description

Shutdown Press the button for 4 seconds to shut down the whole system before power-off.

Backup

Reset

Press the button over 4 seconds to copy data from

USB device to HDD.

Press the buttons of “Shutdown” and “Backup” simultaneously over 6 seconds to reset the system to the factory default setting.

1.6 LED Indicators

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LED Off Blinking

PWR

LAN

Power off

No device

Power on

Linked In use

WLAN No Transmitting

HDD

USB1 / USB2

Backup

Not in use

No device

HDD read/write

USB drive ready

Backup files from

USB to HDD

HDD Status No HDD HDD full or error More blinking quickly, fewer available HDD capacity.

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C h a p t t t e r r 2

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S t t t a r r t t t e d

2.1 Hard Disk installation

Follow the steps below to insert the 2.5-inch hard disk and assemble the device before using the

AirLive WMU-6000FS

.

Warning

: The

AirLive WMU-6000FS

is not hot-swappable. Please make sure that it is turned off and not connected to the power outlet when performing the following assembly procedure.

Step 1:

Use one hand to hold on the

AirLive WMU-6000FS

, and the other hand to open the upper cover carefully.

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Step 2:

Remove the upper cover

Step 3:

Insert the 2.5-inch hard drive into the slot.

Make sure the hard drive connecting pins and the connectors are properly aligned.

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Step 4:

Put the upper cover back and assemble the cover tightly.

Step 5:

Fasten the screw to make sure the hard drive would not loosen.

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2.2 Making Connections

In order to access the

AirLive WMU-6000FS

as the network storage drive or as an AP, you may need to configure the TCP/IP settings correctly. Either the

“Wired Ethernet settings” or “Wireless Connection” can be used to connect the

WMU-6000FS

easily.

2.2.1 Check TCP/IP Settings

To install the “Client for Microsoft Networks”

,

“File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks”

, and

“Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)” as follows:

Step 1:

Select the “My Network Places” on the Desktop Menu, and click the right button of mouse to choose the “Properties”

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Step 2:

Choose the

“Properties”

of

Local Area Connection

.

Step 3:

Check the

“Client for Microsoft Networks”

,

“File and Printer

Sharing for Microsoft Networks”

, and

“Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)”

are installed or not. If not, please install those communication protocols.

If you use other operating system, such as Linux X-window or Mac OS, please refer to original manual of your OS to finish the configurations of

TCP/IP and other required communication protocols.

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2.2.2 Wired Ethernet Connection

AirLive WMU-6000FS

will detect automatically if the DHCP server is existed, it will get a IP address form DHCP server. If there is no DHCP server,

AirLive

WMU-6000FS

will assign a random IP to client and you can get some information as below shown.

Use one Ethernet cable to connect the AP Storage and your computer directly.

Then go to the command mode and key “

ipconfig

”. If the IP address and subnet is 0.0.0.0, please type “

ipconfig /renew

” to retrieve a IP address:

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Method 1: Use Configure.exe to Setup

Before you can do this, you need to install the configuration tool from installation CD first. After that, please use the configuration tool to “Query” and you will see the status page and input “

airlive

” to start.

NOTE.

The default login password is “

airlive

If there is a DHCP server in the network,

AirLive WMU-6000FS

will be as the client and get one IP address from DHCP server. You can also use configuration utility to Query to find the IP address that

WMU-6000FS

gets.

About other operating systems, such as Linux X-window or Mac OS, please use web browser to configure.

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Method 2: Use “My Network Places” to Search and Setup

First, go to

My Network Places

and search “Computer name”.

Input “

WMU-6000FS

” and start to search and you will find one device.

Click “samba server” and you will see two folders. Then click the folder

“Configure”.

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Please click “Configure.html” directly to see configuration page.

In addition, the user can allocate the IP by himself as below:

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Step 1:

Find the

Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties

from the

My

Network Places

and check the

Properties of Local Area Network

Connection

. And click the “

General

” icon and assign one

IP address

which can be from 192.168.123.1 to 192.168.123.253. Here we use the

192.168.123.88 as the IP address. The

Subnet mask

must be

255.255.255.0, and the

Default gateway

must be 192.168.123.254. Then click

“OK”

button to complete TCP/IP setup.

Step2:

Open the DOS command from the

Start Menu->Run,

and type

“cmd”

then click

OK

.

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Step 3:

Type the “ipconfig” and press the “Enter”. Then the following message should be found. Check the IP address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway addresses are same as previous setting. If same, you are successful to set up the network configuration.

2.2.3 Wireless Connection

Follow the steps below to connect to the

AirLive WMU-6000FS

in a wireless environment. We assume that there is at least one WLAN card installed on your computer, and AP Storage is powered on

Step 1:

Enabling the WLAN card first, and check the

Wireless Network

Connection

properties from

My Network Places.

Step 2:

Select the

Wireless Networks

icon after entering the “

Wireless

Network Connection Properties

”. You will find the

WMU_6000FS

in the

Available networks

, then select the

WMU_6000FS

, and click

Configure

to connect.

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Otherwise, if you can’t find

WMU_6000FS

, please refresh network list again.

After clicking the “Configure” icon, the

Network name (SSID)

is supposed to be

AirLive

.

Step 3:

Open the DOS command from the

Start Menu->Run.

Type

“cmd”

in the

Open

folder, then click

OK

to enter the DOS environment.

Step 4:

type the “

ipconfig

” and press the “

Enter

” in the DOS environment.

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Then the following message should be found.

Check the

IP address

,

Subnet Mask

, and

Default Gateway

address are same as previous settings. If same, you are successful to set up the network configuration.

WARNING:

We strongly recommended that you enable wireless encryption feature or add ACL rules on WMU-6000FS. Otherwise, everyone can connect to it wirelessly and access data in your hard drive.

2.3 File sharing

The

AirLive WMU-6000FS

can be a shared network hard drive in an existing wireless or wired network environment. The users in the same network area can read or write data from the device as required. The following various steps are for users to start using the network hard drive.

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2.3.1 Accessing the network hard drive via my network places

Select the “

My Network Places

” and type the address of “

\\Wmu6000fs”

and press “

Enter

”, then you will find the

Storage

icon.

Click the

“Storage”

icon, and will find the

C folder

as below. This means you are successfully connected to the

AirLive WMU-6000FS

storage function.

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2.3.2 Searching the computers

Open

“My Computer”

on the desktop menu, and use the “

Search

” function to search the computer of “

wmu6000fs

” as below:

2.3.3 Search the “Entire Network” Manually

Open

Windows Explorer

, and then click the

My Network Places

icon.

Double click the

Entire Network

to view the components of the network.

Select and click the Microsoft Windows Network icon, then the various network components showed in the list.

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2.3.4 Accessing Files via FTP

AirLive WMU-6000FS

offers FTP service for the clients which don’t support

Microsoft Windows File sharing. You can use any FTP client utility to connect to

WMU-6000FS

with anonymous username and password (username: ftp, and without password) when the permission setting is set to “Guest Only”. But if you change to “Authorization users” mode, the accessing permission is limited, and then users have to input specified username/password to access any permitted folders.

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C h a p t t t e r r 3

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: M a k i i i n g C o n f f f i i i g u r r a t t t i i i o n

The

WMU-6000FS

can be configured various settings through the

Configuration Tool. Even you don’t know which IP is being used by

AirLive

WMU-6000FS

, the Configuration Tool will help you to find it. All you have to do is click the “Query” button of the Configuration Tool.

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W hen you enter the Web configuration page, you are requested to provide the

“System Password”

to activate the configurations. The default authorization password is

“airlive”

.

A fter login, you could see these buttons:

P ress “Wizard” if you want to do basic settings with simpler way. (Please check chapter 3.1)

Press “General” if y ou want to make some advanced settings. (Please check each item from chapter 3.2)

Press “Log out” if you don’t w ant to do anything.

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3 .1 Wizard

W ith wizard setting steps, you could configure

AirLive WMU-6000FS

in a very simple way. Press button Next to start configuration.

S tep 0:

Select Language

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Step 1:

You have to choose the DHCP option, default setting is Auto.

If you use Server/Auto/Static mode, you need to set some TCP/IP settings for

WMU-6000FS

. If you are not sure these values, ask your MIS or ISP.

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Step 2:

You have to choose the Wireless mode, default setting is AP Only

Mode.

If you choose to use AP Only Mode, in next page, you could specify the SSID and the wireless channel number for WMU-6000FS.

If you select the Wireless Client Mode, in next page, you would have to specify the AP that you want

WMU-6000FS

to connect to.

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You have two ways to do this job. One is searching the AP that

WMU-6000FS

could get.

In this page, you could select the AP you want

WMU-6000FS

to connect with.

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The other way to add an AP is adding the SSID manually.

Step 3:

You have two ways to set time for

WMU-6000FS

. You could sync time with your PC, or set time manually.

Step 4:

If you use a whole new hard disk, please select “Yes”. If you already have data in this hard disk, you might want to select “No”. This option would format your hard disk to one partition if you select “Yes”.

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To confirm your decision, WMU6000FS would ask you one more time.

Step 5:

Check your settings again before saving. Click “Discard Settings” and you could return the first page. If you want to change any setting, please click

“Previous” button. If everything is okay, click “Save Settings”.

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If you need to format disk, please wait the progressing bar become 100%.

After all done, system would reboot automatically. Please wait 30 seconds at least for system restarting.

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3.2 Network Settings

3.2.1 DHCP Setting

Following sections describe the various DHCP settings. z

IP Settings: default machine IP is

192.168.123.254.

This IP address must be unique to your network. You can change if necessary. This setting is only used for DHCP server mode, and

Static IP mode. z

DCHP Mode: The default mode is

“Auto”

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Client: If you have a DHCP server on the network, set this option to receive an automatic IP address and subnet mask assignm ent.

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Server:

WMU-6000FS

will be a DHCP server on the network.

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Auto: Select this option to let

WMU-6000FS

send out a

DCHP request during boot up. If you hav e a DHCP server on the network, the

WMU-6000FS

will receive an automatic IP address and subnet mask assignment. If no DHCP server on the network, the

WMU-6000FS

will be a DHCP server on the network.

9

Static: You can manually configure the IP address and subnet mask. z

Serv Setting:

9

Subnet

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9

Low IP and High IP: decide the IP address range that DHCP server cou ld offer.

9

Primary DNS / Secondary DNS: This feature allows you to

9 assign DNS Servers. You could get this information from your

ISP.

Gateway: The gateway IP address would be the IP address of an alternate Gateway. If you do not know how to set up the

Gateway, lea ve this option blank.

9

Client List: When

WMU-6000FS

is as a DHCP server, here will sho w some information of DHCP client.

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Fixed Mapping: DHCP server can assign the same IP address to a certain “MAC address”.

3.2.2 Wireles s Setting

Select the

Wireless

option in the configuration mode.

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Followings information will let you know the current wir eless operation status. z

Wireless: you can select

“Enable”

or

“Disable”

the wireless function. z

Status: to show the current wireless mode you are using. z

Wireless mode description: to describe the each wireless mode’s major function. z

Wireless modes selection:

WMU-6000FS

provides four wireless modes to select.

Choose the wireless mode you need and click

“Go”

to set up detail functions.

3.2.2.1 Wireless AP only

Wh en you are in the AP only mode, you can set up the bas ic wireless function s as below:

AP setting:

z

SSID: The SSID identifies a specific wireless LAN. Before associating

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with a particular wireless LAN, a station must have the same SSID as the access point. The default SSID setting is

“airlive”. NOTE:

Please DO NOT set the same SSID with your current wireless network.

z

Channel: The radio channel number. The default channel is

“6”.

NOTE: Please DO NOT set the same Channel with your current wireless network.

z

Authentication: Auth entication ensures that digital data transmissions are delivered to the intended receiver. This option enables you to set the authentication method for various encryption schemes for the selected AP. z

Open or shared WEP Encryption: Select “

64

” or “

128”

bits in the pull-down menu for encryption method to protect your data by encrypting it. The WEP key can be 5~13 ASII characters or 10~26 hexadecimal characters based on whether you select 64 bit or 128 bit

WEP encryption.

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z

802.1X: IEEE802.1x authentication can be done by using an external

RADIUS server.

Please input the IP address of RADIUS server and Shared Secret.

Please refer to FAQ in Chapter 7 to get more detailed information. z

WPA-PSK: AP and Client need to use identical Pre-shared key (PSK).

Please input 64 Hex key (0~F) or 8~63 characters in ASCII Type.

Note. This de vice only supports WPA version 1. z

WPA: WPA applies IEEE802.1x and Extensible Authentication

Protocol (EAP) to authenticate wireless clients using an external

RADIUS server.

Please input the IP address of RADIUS and Shared Secret.

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Please refer to FAQ in Chapter 7 to get more detailed information.

Advance Setting:

z mode: can let 11g or 11b computers both exist on the network, b ut the speed will be reduced. Select

11g only

for maximum speed, but no 11b users will be allowed on the network. z

Beacon interval: This represents the amount of time between beacon transmissions. The interval tells receiving devices on the network how long they can wait in low-power mode before waking up to handle the beacon. Beacons are packets sent by an Access Point to synchronize a wireless network. Specify a Beacon interval value between 1 and 1000. The default value is set to 100 milliseconds. z

RTS Threshold: The RTS threshold specifies the packet size of an

RTS transmission. This helps control traffic flow through an access point, especially one with many clients. The setting value rang e is from

1 to 2347,

and default value is set to

2347

.

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z

Fragmentat ion: In a network, the maximum size or length of a fragment is determined by the protocol used to transport the data.

This value should remain at its default setting of

2346

. If you experience a high packet error rate, you may slightly increase your

"Fragmentation" value within the value range of

256 to 2346

,

even number only

. Setting the Fragmentation value too low may result in poor performance. z

DTM interval: A Delivery Traffic Indication Message (DTIM) is a countdown informing clients of the next window for listening to broadcast and multicast messages. When the Access Point has buffered broadcast or multicast messages for associated clients, it sends the next DTIM with a DTIM Interval value. AP clients hear the beacons and awaken to receive the broadcast and multicast messages. Enter a value from

1

to

255

for DTIM. The default value for DTIM interval is set to

3

. z

Preamble Type: The Preamble Type defines the length of the CRC

(Cyclic Redundancy Check) block for communication between the

Access Point and roaming wireless adapters. z

SSID or

Disable

a SSID broadcast. When enabled, the SSID of

WMU-6000FS

is sent to wireless enabled devices on the LAN.

Press “N ext” button, you could see the Wireless MAC Filtering setting.

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The de fault setting is “

Disable Mac filtering

”, every wireless client could co ct

ALL accept

”, the wireless clients with the MAC addresses you enter bellow will be accepted to connect to this AP, the othe rs will be rejected. When you select “

ALL Rejec t

”, the wireless clients w ith the MAC addresses you enter bellow will be rejected to connect to this

AP, the others will be accepted.

A fter press “Save” button,

WMU-6000FS

would show you this page about the wireless settings you have done.

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3.2.2.2 Wireless client mode

Select the

“Wireless client mode”

and click “Go” to set up under the

Wireless client mode.

After entering the Wireless client mode setting, click the

AP List

icon to set up the AP connecting list.

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Click the

“Scan AP”

to scan the existing AP list. Select the AP you want to connect and click “

Add”

to set up th e AP list.

Select the AP you want to connect and click “

Add”

to set up the AP list.

Click

“Mod”

to specify t he AP information. After clicking the “Mod” button, you

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will find the following information and modify it depending on your actual wireless environment; this should be done necessarily when you are in the secured wireless network with WEP.

Click the

“Next”

for advanced setting, or click

“Save”

or

“Undo”

for your need.

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The advanced setting items are shown as below:

For the meanings of above items, please refer to “Advanced setting”.

After saving the values of client mode, you have to go back the “Wireless

Client mode Basic Setting” page and click “Save” on the top of the page. Then you could check the settings that you have done.

3 .2.2.3 WDS Hybrid mode

Select the

“WDS Hybrid mode”

and click “Go” to set up

After entering the WDS Hybrid mode setting, click the

AP List

icon to set up the AP connecting list. Then click the

“AP Setting

” icon and set up the AP.

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NOTE: You

MUST

use the same channel with the AP you want to bridge. In th is example, we set the channel to

6

.

C lick the

Advanced Setting

icon, and you could set more values. About the meanings of these please refer to 3.2.2.1.

Go back to Basic Setting, and click “Save”.

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If everything goes fine, you could see the confirm page, and let you know configurations have been saved.

3.2.2.4 WDS only mode

Select the

“WDS only mode”

and click “Go” to set up.

After entering the WDS only mode setting, click the

AP List

icon to set up the

AP connecting list, or add it manually.

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NOTE

: In WDS only mode, each AP that bridged together

MUST

use the same channel.

After all, click “Save” to make it work.

NOTE

: Each WDS device

MUST

set the others’ MAC addresses, or the WDS mode would be failed.

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C h a p t t t e r r 4

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: D i i i s k M a n a g e m e n t t t

In this section, you will know how to use the

“Disk Management”

tools to configure the hard disk setting.

4.1 Disk Utility

Before using the hard disk, users need to format this hard disk first. Click

“Format” button, and the

WMU-6000FS

will start to format the hard disk automatically. Once finishing the format, the

WMU-6000FS

will reboot automatically, an d please reconnect the network in 30 seconds.

T he Hard disk will be formatted as “ext2” file system.

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Advanced Function

In the advanced function, two more options will be shown:

The first option is used for disk checking. If you power off

WMU-6000FS

before normally shut down the system, you are recommended to do this. With second option, you could partition your hard disk to the size you want.

Total Disk Capacity: to indicate the total capacity of the hard disk. This page s hows the partitions of internal hard disk, you could format/check one of them.

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Change the partition capacity: this tool can make you create up to four partitions. Specify the size of the partitions in megabytes and click the

“Apply”

to apply the new settings.

When you click “Apply”, system would alert this message to confirm if you really want to do the format action.

Warnings:

Any data in the hard disk will be lost after creating the new partitions.

The hard disk is formatted to EXT2 file system. It can not be connected directly to a Microsoft Windows system without reformatting.

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C h a p t t t e r r 5

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: A D V A N C E

D

F U

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Click the

Advanced Functions

option on the left panel to display its submenus. The

Advanced Functions

menus enable you to configure the various system settings. Refer to the following sections for more details.

5.1 Config Backup

This option enables you to back up your settings. Once you want to restore these settings, please click the F/W Upgrade option and use the bin file you saved.

5.2 Reset to Default

This option enables you to reset the

WMU-6000FS

to its default factory settings.

5.3 Reboot

This option enables you to reboot the device.

5.4 F/W Upgrade

This option enables you upgrade the new firmware to this product

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6.1 Administrator Timeout

If users login, and idles for a period of time (e.g. 600 seconds), then that user will be logged out automatically.

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6.2 Change Password

To change the password, you have to enter the old password and confirm the new p assword twice.

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6 .3 System Time

T he

System Time

provides two options for you to select.

Set Date and Time using PC’s Date and Time

: synchronize the date and time with the computer.

Set Date and Time m anually

: Manually setting up the date and time.

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C h a p t t t e r r 7

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: P r r i i i n t t t e r r S e r r v e r r

S e t t t u p

7.1Windows Operating system(NT based)

Windows 2000 and XP have built-in LPR client, users could utilize this feature to Print.

You have to install your Printer Driver on LPT1 or other ports

(Standard TCP/IP port)

1.Open Printers and Faxs

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2.Select “Ports” page, Click “Add Port…”

3. Select “Standard TCP/IP Port”, and then click “New Port…”

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Type address of server providing LPD that is our NAT device:

192.168.123.254

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5. Select Custom, then click “Settings…”

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6. Select “LPR”, type ”

lp

“ lowercase letter in “Queue Name:”

And enable “LPR Byte Counting Enabled”.

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7.Apply your settings

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7.2 Configuring o n Unix-like based Platforms

Please follow the traditional configur at ion procedure on Unix platforms to s etup the print server of this product. The printer name is “lp.”

In X-Windows, for example, In Redhat Platforms,

Please follow the below steps to configure your printer on Red Hat 9.0.1. Start fr om the Red Hat---> System Setting---> Printing.

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2. Click New---> Forward.

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3.Enter the Pinter Name, C omments then forward.

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4. Select LPD protocol and then forward.

5. Enter Router LAN IP Address and the queue name "lp". Then forward.

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6. Select the Printer Brand and Model Nam e. Then Forward.

7. Click Apply to finish setup.

8. At last you must click Apply on the toolbox to make the change take effective.

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In Command Mode:

Linux has built-in LPR client ,You can utilize it for printing.

You can manual set it or via the tool "printtool" in X-windows.

PS: The spool name is "lp"------all lowercase letter.

Below is my setting.

/etc/printcap

------------------------------------------------------------------------------ lp:\

:sd=/var/spool/lpd/lp:\

:mx#0:\

:sh:\

:rm=192.168.123.254:\

:rp=lp:\ -------------->key point

:if=/var/spool/lpd/lp/filter:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Then add the corresponding directory

#mkdir /var/spool/lpd/lp

Too see the detail ,please refer to the online manual in linux.

#man printcap

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7.3 Apple OS

1.First, go to Printer center (Printer list) and add printer

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2.Choose

IP print and setup printer ip address (router Lan ip address).

3 .Disable “ Default Queue of Server .” And fill in ‘

lp

‘ in Queue name item.

4.Printer Model: Choose “ General ” or Printer as below.

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: T r r o u b l l l e S h o o t t t i i i n g s

What can I do when I have some trouble in the first time?

1. How do I make the client to connect the WMU-6000FS?

A:

Please prepare for one RJ45 cable and connect the LAN port directly

.

WMU-6000FS

already supports MDI/MDIX.

2. How to “Reset to default”?

A:

Press the buttons of “Shutdown” and “Backup” simultaneously over 6 seconds to reset the system to the factory default setting.

3. When I login the storage of WMU-6000FS via my network place, but I can not find any files of Folders even if I have plugged HDD in

WMU-6000FS.

A:

First, check your HD status LED. If the HD is correctly connected, the HD status LED will flash. If the LED didn’t flash, maybe you forget to format the new HD before using it, or maybe the HD is not connec ted correctly, or maybe the HD is corrupted.

®

WMU-6000FS supports FAT/FAT32/EXT2 file systems. If the format of

HDD is NTFS, the device just can read files and can not copy any files to

NTFS folders.

4. No matter what I do, I can not configure WMU-6000FS even if I setup fixed IP and can search or Ping WMU-6000FS.

A:

Please check the WLAN Led or HDD LED. If normal, they will be flash.

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Otherwise Reset to Default and try it again.

5. I can not save the file which size is large than 2GB.

A :

Please check the file system of your HDD. If it is FAT or FAT32. This problem is existed. Suggestion: To convert to ext2.

6. I can’t access the shared folder with 98/Me.

A:

If you use Windows 98/Me, and want to access the authorized folder, you

MUST

have the same account and password in

WMU-600 0FS

and your computer.

7. Why do I see the wrong name of file duri ng the setting or in the my network place?

A:

Plea se select the language as you n eed. Please configure again.

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How to setup wireless function?

1. How can I use the wireless function?

A:

Generally speaking, there are four modes to setup in this device. The common function is “AP mode”. The user can make this device as

Wireless AP device as follows:

First, the wireless client sets up the same SSID with

WMU-6000FS

and get IP from Router. Then Wireless client can associate the network or roam Internet via Router.

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Wireless Client Mode:

First, please configure the wireless setting of

WMU-6000FS

via wire. Then use Scan AP of AP-List and joi it. Plug up the cable form

WMU-6000FS

. The client from LAN can use “Configure” utility to Query.

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WDS only mode:

WDS

Æ

Wireless Distribution system. This device also supports this function. How to configure this in your circumstance? The below Figure1 is for the reference. First, check which channel you want to use. For example, channel 10. Scan other AP which channel is 10 and supports WDS function. Second, add the wireless MAC address of

WMU-6000FS

in this Wireless Router # 2. (Figure2). And use Scan AP to find the wireless which SSID is “WR-2” and join it in the list. Third, if it is normal, LAN-Host#1 can find the devices, like Wireless Router #2 and

LAN-Host#2.

Fig ure 1:

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Figure2:

WDS Hybrid mode:

This device also supports WDS and AP mode at the same time. How to configure this in your circumstance? The below figure is for the reference.

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For the setting of WDS, please refer to the above WDS only mode.

For AP setting, please refer to the AP mode.

2. How to configure 802.1x or WPA with Radius server?

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Equipment Details

PC1:

Microsoft Windows XP Professional without Service Pack 1.

D-Link DWL-650+ wireless LAN adapter

Driver version: 3.0.5.0 (Driver date: 03.05.2003)

PC2:

Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1a.

Z-Com XI-725 wireless LAN USB adapter

Driver version: 1.7.29.0 (Driver date: 10.20.2001)

Authentication Server: Windows 2000 RAD IUS server with Service

Pack 3 and HotFix Q313664.

Note. Windows 2000 RADIUS server only supports PEAP af ter upgrade to service pack 3 and HotFix Q313664

(You can get more information from http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb; en-us;313664)

DUT Configuration:

1. Enable DHCP server.

2. WAN setting: static IP address.

3. LAN IP address: 192.168.123.254/24.

4. Set RADIUS server IP.

5. Set RADIUS server shared key.

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6. Configure WEP key a nd 802.1X setting.

The follo wing test will use the inbuilt 802.1X authentication method such as EAP_TLS, PEAP_CHAPv2 (Windows XP with SP1 o nly), and

PEAP_TLS (Windows XP with SP1 only) using the Smart Card or other

Certificate of the Windows XP Professional.

„

DUT a nd Windows 2000 RADIUS Server Setup

1. Setup Windows 2000 RADIUS Server. We have to change authentication method to MD5_Challenge or using smart card or other certificate on RADIUS server according to the test condition.

2. Setup DUT

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Enable the 802.1X ( check the “Enable checkbox“).

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Enter the RADIUS server IP.

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Enter the shared key. (The key shared by the RADIUS serve r and DUT).

9

We w ill change 802.1X encryption key length to fit the variable test con dition.

3. Setup Network adapte r on PC

9

Choose the IEEE 802.1X

as the authentication method.

(Figure 2)

Note. Figure 2 is a s etting picture of Windows XP without service pack 1. If users upgrade to service pack 1, then they can’t see

MD5-Challenge from EAP typ e list any more, but they will get a

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new Protected EAP (PEAP) option.

9

Choose MD5-Challenge or Smart Card or other Certificate as the EAP type.

9

If choosing use smart card or the certificate as the EAP type, we select to use certificate on this computer.

9

We will change EAP type to fit the variable test condition.

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Figure 2: Enable IEEE 802.1X access control

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Windows 2000 RADIUS server Authentication testing:

1. DUT authenticate PC1 using certificate. (PC2 follows the same test procedures.)

2. Download and install the certificate on PC1. (Figure 4)

3. PC1 choose the SSID of DUT as the Access Point.

4. Set authentication type of wireless client and RADIUS server both to EAP_TLS.

5. Disable the wireless connection and enable again.

6. The DUT will send the user's certificate to the RADIUS server, and then send the message of authentication result to PC1. (Figure 5)

7. Windows XP will prompt that the authentication process is success or fail and end the authentication procedure. (Figure 6)

8. Terminate the test steps when PC1 get dynamic IP and PING remote host successfully.

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Figure 4: Certificate information on PC1

Figure 5: Authenticating

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Figure 6: Authentication success

„

DUT authenticate PC2 using PEAP-TLS.

1. PC2 choose the SSID of DUT as the Access Point.

2. Set authentication type of wireless client and RADIUS server both to PEAP_TLS.

3. Disable the wireless connection and enable again.

4. The DUT will send the user's certificate to the RADIUS server, and then se nd the message of authentication result to PC2.

5. Windows XP will prompt that the authentication process is success or fail and end the authentication procedure.

6. Terminate the test steps when PC2 get dynamic IP and PING remote host successfully.

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Problems of security level

1. Why can’t I access the file from my places after enabling Security

Level?

A:

Sometimes, I can not access the folders via my places after enabling

Security Level, like below:

If the user sees the warning message, please restart windows and try it again. But th ere are some situations that the users can not access this folder if even they input correct the account and password as below:

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Situation 1: The users can acce ss the files or folders before

WMU-6000FS

is not enabled “security Level”. But when

WMU-6000FS

is enabled it, the authorization users can not login by inputting the account and password.

Please re start your window OS and It can be accessed.

Situation 2: Change the account and password of

WMU-6000FS

. In brief, the users hav e some Limit authority to access the folders, but if someone changes account and password this time, other authorization users can not access at all. Please restart your window OS.

This is because the windows will cache some records so that the settings can not work immediately and the users have no idea to restart the device.

2. How do I configure the authority of file-shared by my places and ftp service?

A:

Take an example as follows:

First, Set account 123 and password 12345.

Then Click Configure the shared directory.

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Create two folders. One is “read”, and the other is “write”. The authority is as follows:

Then click the User Access Configuration and save “Security Level”.

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Use search

WMU-6000FS

hostname, if you can not access the directory

“Storage”.

Then you will find the

WMU-6000FS

and will find some folders, like read, write and Storage.

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If you are a guest and you just can copy the files in the folder ”read” and copy, move and delete the files or folders in the folder ”write”.

But if you are an Authorization user. Anyway you directly click the folders “read and write”. However, you just have the same limits of authority with guests. Please login the folder “Storage” to begin.

This product also defines two user-level(Guest and Authorization users) to share files by ftp service.

The configuration is the same with above. There are two folders to share.

If the users use guest to login ftp service, he just accesses read or write folders. Or login as Authorization users, he can access all.

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