Enterasys | ROAMABOUT RBT-1602 | Installation guide | Enterasys ROAMABOUT RBT-1602 Installation guide

Enterasys RoamAbout®
RBT-4102, RBT-4102-BG, RBT-4102C,
RBT-4102C-EU, and RBT-4102-EU
Wireless Access Point
Installation Guide
P/N 9034148-16
NOTICE
ELECTRICAL HAZARD: Only qualified personnel should perform installation
procedures.
Riesgo Electrico: Solamente personal calificado debe realizar
procedimientos de instalacion.
Elektrischer Gefahrenhinweis: Installationen sollten nur durch
ausgebildetes und qualifiziertes Personal vorgenommen werden.
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other information contained in this document and its web site without prior notice. The
reader should in all cases consult ENTERASYS NETWORKS to determine whether any
such changes have been made.
The hardware, firmware, or software described in this document is subject to change
without notice.
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Andover, MA 01810
© 2007 Enterasys Networks, Inc. All rights reserved.
Part Number: 9034148-16 July 2007
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Compliances
COMPLIANCES
RBT-4102, RBT-4102-BG, and RBT-4102-EU
Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
•
•
•
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this equipment. This
device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g operation of this product in the U.S.A. is firmware-limited to
channels 1 through 11.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance
of 70 centimeters (27.5 inches) between the radiator and your body. This transmitter
must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
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Wireless 5 GHz Band Statements:
As the Access Point can operate in the 5150-5250 MHz frequency band it is limited by
the FCC, Industry Canada and some other countries to indoor use only so as to reduce
the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems.
High power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning they have priority) of the
5250-5350 MHz and 5650-5850 MHz bands. These radars could cause interference and
/or damage to the access point when used in Canada.
The term “IC:” before the radio certification number only signifies that Industry Canada
technical specifications were met.
Wireless 4.9 GHz Band Statement:
Installation and operation requires an approved license from the FCC.
Industry Canada - Class B
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from
digital apparatus as set out in the interference-causing equipment standard entitled
“Digital Apparatus,” ICES-003 of Industry Canada.
Cet appareil numérique respecte les limites de bruits radioélectriques applicables aux
appareils numériques de Classe B prescrites dans la norme sur le matérial brouilleur:
“Appareils Numériques,” NMB-003 édictée par l’Industrie.
Industry Canada Statement
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1) This device may not cause interference and
2) This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause
undesired operation of the device
This device has been designed to operate with an antenna having a maximum gain of
23 dB. Antenna having a higher gain is strictly prohibited per regulations of Industry
Canada. The required antenna Impedance is 50 ohms.
To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should
be so chosen that the EIRP is not more than required for successful communication.
Because high power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning they have priority) in
5250-5350 MHz, these radars could cause interference and/or damage to license exempt
LAN devices.
RBT-4102-EU
Australia/New Zealand AS/NZS 4771
A
N826
Japan Telec Approval
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Compliances
003NY05152
003GZ05053
003WY05076
003UX05009
EC Conformance Declaration
Marking by the above symbol indicates compliance with the Essential Requirements of
the R&TTE Directive of the European Union (1999/5/EC). This equipment meets the
following conformance standards:
•
•
•
•
EN 60950 (IEC 60950) - Product Safety
EN 301 893 - Technical requirements for 5 GHz radio equipment
EN 300 328 - Technical requirements for 2.4 GHz radio equipment
EN 301 489-1 / EN 301 489-17 - EMC requirements for radio equipment
Countries of Operation & Conditions of Use in the European Community
This device is intended to be operated in all countries of the European Community.
Requirements for indoor vs. outdoor operation, license requirements and allowed
channels of operation apply in some countries as described below:
Note: The user must use the configuration utility provided with this product to ensure the
channels of operation are in conformance with the spectrum usage rules for European
Community countries as described below.
• This device requires that the user or installer properly enter the current country of operation
in the command line interface as described in the user guide, before operating this device.
• This device will automatically limit the allowable channels determined by the current country
of operation. Incorrectly entering the country of operation may result in illegal operation and
may cause harmful interference to other system. The user is obligated to ensure the device
is operating according to the channel limitations, indoor/outdoor restrictions and license
requirements for each European Community country as described in this document.
• This device employs a radar detection feature required for European Community operation
in the 5 GHz band. This feature is automatically enabled when the country of operation is
correctly configured for any European Community country. The presence of nearby radar
operation may result in temporary interruption of operation of this device. The radar detection
feature will automatically restart operation on a channel free of radar.
• The 5 GHz Turbo Mode feature is not allowed for operation in any European Community
country. The current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio Settings
Window as described in the user guide.
• The 5 GHz radio's Auto Channel Select setting described in the user guide must always
remain enabled to ensure that automatic 5 GHz channel selection complies with European
requirements. The current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio
Settings Window as described in the user guide.
• This device is restricted to indoor use when operated in the European Community using the
5.15 - 5.35 GHz band: Channels 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64.
• This device may be operated indoors or outdoors in all countries of the European Community
using the 2.4 GHz band: Channels 1 - 13, except where noted below.
- In France outdoor operation is only permitted using the 2.4 - 2.454 GHz band:
Channels 1 - 7.
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Operation Using 5 GHz Channels in the European Community
The user/installer must use the provided configuration utility to check the current channel
of operation and make necessary configuration changes to ensure operation occurs in
conformance with European National spectrum usage laws as described below and
elsewhere in this document.
Allowed 5GHz Channels in Each European Community Country
Allowed Frequency Bands
Allowed Channel Numbers
Countries
5.15 - 5.35* & 5.470 - 5.725 GHz
36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64,
100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120,
124, 128, 132, 136, 140
Austria, Belgium,
Cyprus, Czech
Republic, Denmark,
Estonia, Finland,
France, Germany,
Iceland, Ireland, Italy,
Latvia, Liechtenstein,
Lithuania, Luxembourg,
Malta, Netherlands,
Norway, Poland,
Portugal, Slovakia,
Slovenia, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland,
U.K.
5 GHz Operation Not Allowed
None
Greece, Hungary
* Outdoor operation is not allowed using 5.15-5.35 GHz bands (Channels 36 -
64).
Countries of Operation & Conditions of Use in the Asia, Pacific, and Middle
East Communities
This device is intended to be operated in all countries listed below of the Asia, Pacific,
and Middle East Community. Requirements for indoor vs. outdoor operation, license
requirements and allowed channels of operation apply in some countries as described
below:
Note: The user must use the configuration utility provided with this product to ensure the
channels of operation are in conformance with the spectrum usage rules for countries
as described below.
• This device requires that the user or installer properly enter the current country of operation
in the command line interface as described in the user guide, before operating this device.
• This device will automatically limit the allowable channels determined by the current country
of operation. Incorrectly entering the country of operation may result in illegal operation and
may cause harmful interference to other system.
The user is obligated to ensure the device is operating according to the channel limitations,
indoor/outdoor restrictions and license requirements for each country as described in this
document.
• This device employs a radar detection feature required for operation in the 5 GHz band. This
feature is automatically enabled when the country of operation is correctly configured for any
of the countries listed below. The presence of nearby radar operation may result in temporary
interruption of operation of this device. The radar detection feature will automatically restart
operation on a channel free of radar.
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• The 5 GHz Turbo Mode feature is not allowed for operation in any of the countries. The
current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio Settings Window as
described in the user guide.
• The 5 GHz radio's Auto Channel Select setting described in the user guide must always
remain enabled to ensure that automatic 5 GHz channel selection complies with
requirements. The current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio
Settings Window as described in the user guide.
• This device is restricted to indoor use when operated using the 5.15 - 5.35 GHz band:
Channels 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64.
Operation Using 5 GHz Channels in the Asia, Pacific, and Middle East
Community
The user/installer must use the provided configuration utility to check the current channel
of operation and make necessary configuration changes to ensure operation occurs in
conformance with the spectrum usage laws as described below and elsewhere in this
document.
Asia, Pacific, and Middle East usage of 5GHz Channels
Country
Allowed Frequency Band
Singapore
5.15 - 5.35 GHz
36 - 64
Indoors only
Israel
5.15 - 5.35 GHz
36 - 64
Indoors/Outdoors
Korea
5.15 - 5.35
36 - 64
Indoors only
5.725 - 5.825
149- 161
Indoors/Outdoors
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Allowed Channel Numbers
Usage
RBT-4102C and RBT-4102C-EU
Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates,
uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with
the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is
no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the
following measures:
•
•
•
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible
for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this equipment. This device complies
with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g operation of this product in the U.S.A. is firmware-limited to channels
1 through 11.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 70
centimeters (27.5 inches) between the radiator and your body. This transmitter must not be
co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
Wireless 5 GHz Band Statements:
As the Access Point can operate in the 5150-5250 MHz frequency band it is limited by the
FCC, Industry Canada and some other countries to indoor use only so as to reduce the
potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems.
High power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning they have priority) of the
5150-5250 MHz and 5650-5850 MHz bands. These radars could cause interference and /or
damage to the access point when used in Canada.
The term “IC:” before the radio certification number only signifies that Industry Canada
technical specifications were met.
Industry Canada - Class B
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital
apparatus as set out in the interference-causing equipment standard entitled “Digital
Apparatus,” ICES-003 of Industry Canada.
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Compliances
Cet appareil numérique respecte les limites de bruits radioélectriques applicables aux
appareils numériques de Classe B prescrites dans la norme sur le matérial brouilleur:
“Appareils Numériques,” NMB-003 édictée par l’Industrie.
Industry Canada Statement
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1) This device may not cause interference and
2) This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device
This device has been designed to operate with an antenna having a maximum gain of 23 dB.
Antenna having a higher gain is strictly prohibited per regulations of Industry Canada. The
required antenna Impedance is 50 ohms.
To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be
so chosen that the EIRP is not more than required for successful communication.
RBT-4102C-EU
Australia/New Zealand AS/NZS 4771
A
N826
Japan Telec Approval
003NY05152
003GZ05053
003WY05076
003UX05009
EC Conformance Declaration
Marking by the above symbol indicates compliance with the Essential Requirements of the
R&TTE Directive of the European Union (1999/5/EC). This equipment meets the following
conformance standards:
•
•
•
•
EN 60950 (IEC 60950) - Product Safety
EN 301 893 - Technical requirements for 5 GHz radio equipment
EN 300 328 - Technical requirements for 2.4 GHz radio equipment
EN 301 489-1 / EN 301 489-17 - EMC requirements for radio equipment
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Countries of Operation & Conditions of Use in the European Community
This device is intended to be operated in all countries of the European Community.
Requirements for indoor vs. outdoor operation, license requirements and allowed channels of
operation apply in some countries as described below:
Note: The user must use the configuration utility provided with this product to ensure the
channels of operation are in conformance with the spectrum usage rules for European
Community countries as described below.
• This device requires that the user or installer properly enter the current country of operation
in the command line interface as described in the user guide, before operating this device.
• This device will automatically limit the allowable channels determined by the current country
of operation. Incorrectly entering the country of operation may result in illegal operation and
may cause harmful interference to other system. The user is obligated to ensure the device
is operating according to the channel limitations, indoor/outdoor restrictions and license
requirements for each European Community country as described in this document.
• The 5 GHz Turbo Mode feature is not allowed for operation in any European Community
country. The current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio Settings
Window as described in the user guide.
• The 5 GHz radio's Auto Channel Select setting described in the user guide must always
remain enabled to ensure that automatic 5 GHz channel selection complies with European
requirements. The current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio
Settings Window as described in the user guide.
• This device is restricted to indoor use when operated in the European Community using the
5.15 - 5.25 GHz band: Channels 36, 40, 44, 48.
• This device may be operated indoors or outdoors in all countries of the European Community
using the 2.4 GHz band: Channels 1 - 13, except where noted below.
- In France outdoor operation is only permitted using the 2.4 - 2.454 GHz band:
Channels 1 - 7.
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Compliances
Operation Using 5 GHz Channels in the European Community
The user/installer must use the provided configuration utility to check the current channel of
operation and make necessary configuration changes to ensure operation occurs in
conformance with European National spectrum usage laws as described below and elsewhere
in this document.
Allowed 5GHz Channels in Each European Community Country
Allowed Frequency Bands
5.15 - 5.25* GHz
Allowed Channel Numbers
36, 40, 44, 48
Countries
Austria, Belgium,
Cyprus, Czech
Republic, Denmark,
Estonia, Finland,
France, Germany,
Greece, Hungary,
Iceland, Ireland, Italy,
Latvia, Liechtenstein,
Lithuania, Luxembourg,
Malta, Netherlands,
Norway, Poland,
Portugal, Slovakia,
Slovenia, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland,
U.K.
* Outdoor operation is not allowed using 5.15-5.25 GHz bands (Channels 36 - 48).
Countries of Operation & Conditions of Use in the Asia, Pacific, and Middle
East Communities
This device is intended to be operated in all countries listed below of the Asia, Pacific, and
Middle East Community. Requirements for indoor vs. outdoor operation, license requirements
and allowed channels of operation apply in some countries as described below:
Note: The user must use the configuration utility provided with this product to ensure the
channels of operation are in conformance with the spectrum usage rules for countries
as described below.
• This device requires that the user or installer properly enter the current country of operation
in the command line interface as described in the user guide, before operating this device.
• This device will automatically limit the allowable channels determined by the current country
of operation. Incorrectly entering the country of operation may result in illegal operation and
may cause harmful interference to other system. The user is obligated to ensure the device
is operating according to the channel limitations, indoor/outdoor restrictions and license
requirements for each country as described in this document.
• This device employs a radar detection feature required for operation in the 5 GHz band. The
presence of nearby radar operation may result in temporary interruption of operation of this
device.
• The 5 GHz Turbo Mode feature is not allowed for operation in any of the countries. The
current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio Settings Window as
described in the user guide.
• The 5 GHz radio's Auto Channel Select setting described in the user guide must always
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remain enabled to ensure that automatic 5 GHz channel selection complies with
requirements. The current setting for this feature is found in the 5 GHz 802.11a Radio
Settings Window as described in the user guide.
• This device is restricted to indoor use when operated using the 5.15 - 5.25 GHz band:
Channels 36, 40, 44, 48.
Operation Using 5 GHz Channels in the Asia, Pacific, and Middle East
Community
The user/installer must use the provided configuration utility to check the current channel of
operation and make necessary configuration changes to ensure operation occurs in
conformance with the spectrum usage laws as described below and elsewhere in this
document.
Asia, Pacific, and Middle East usage of 5GHz Channels
Country
Allowed Frequency Band
Allowed Channel Numbers
Usage
Singapore
5.15 - 5.35 GHz
36 - 64
Indoors only
Israel
5.15 - 5.35 GHz
36 - 64
Indoors/Outdoors
Korea
5.15 - 5.35
36 - 64
Indoors only
5.725 - 5.825
149- 161
Indoors/Outdoors
EC-Konformitätserklärung
Die Kennzeichnung mit dem obigen Symbol zeigt die Übereinstimmung mit den wichtigen
Anforderungen der R&TTE-Direktive der Europäischen Union (1999/5/EC) an. Dieses Gerät
erfüllt die folgenden Konformitätsstandards:
•
•
•
•
•
EN 60950 (IEC 60950) - Produktsicherheit
EN 301 893 - Technische Anforderungen für 5-GHz-Hochfrequenzgeräte
EN 300 328 - Technische Anforderungen für 2,4-GHz-Hochfrequenzgeräte
EN 301 489-1 / EN 301 489-17 - EMV-Anforderungen für Hochfrequenzgeräte
Bei der Verwendung des Geräts in der Europäische Gemeinschaft im 5,15 - 5,25 GHz-Band
ist es auf die Verwendung in Räumen beschränkt: Kanäle 36, 40, 44, 48.
• Bei der Verwendung des 2,4-GHz-Bands darf das Gerät in allen Ländern der Europäischen
Gemeinschaft sowohl in Räumen als auch im Freien benutzt werden: Kanäle 1 - 13, außer
wenn unten aufgeführt.
- In Frankreich ist der Betrieb im Freien nur bei der Verwendung des 2,4 - 2,454 GHz-Bands
zugelassen: Kanäle 1 - 7.
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DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY IN LANGUAGES OF THE EUROPEAN
COMMUNITY
English
Hereby, Enterasys, declares that this Radio LAN device is in compliance with
the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/
EC.
A copy of the original Declaration of conformity can be obtained from
Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
Finnish (FI)
Valmistaja Enterasys vakuuttaa täten että Radio LAN device tyyppinen laite on
direktiivin 1999/5/EY oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä koskevien direktiivin
muiden ehtojen mukainen.
Yhdenmukaisuuden alkuperäisen julistuksen kopio voidaan saada
Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
Dutch (NL)
Hierbij verklaart Enterasys dat het toestel Radio LAN device in overeenstemming is met de essentiële eisen en de andere relevante bepalingen van richtlijn
1999/5/EG.
Bij deze Enterasys dat deze Radio LAN device voldoet aan de essentiële eisen
en aan de overige relevante bepalingen van Richtlijn 1999/5/EC.
Een exemplaar van de oorspronkelijke Verklaring van overeenstemming kan
worden verkregen uit Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road,
Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
French (FR)
Par la présente Enterasys déclare que l'appareil Radio LAN device est conforme aux exigences essentielles et aux autres dispositions pertinentes de la
directive 1999/5/CE.
Une copie de la déclaration originale de la conformité peut être obtenue à partir
Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
Swedish (SE) Härmed intygar Enterasys att denna Radio LAN device står I överensstämmelse med de väsentliga egenskapskrav och övriga relevanta bestämmelser
som framgår av direktiv 1999/5/EG.
EN kopia om original Tillkännagivande av likheten kanna bli få från
Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
Danish (DK)
Undertegnede Enterasys erklærer herved, at følgende udstyr Radio LAN device overholder de væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/
EF.
EN afskrift i den selvstændig Påstand i lighed kan opnåede af Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
German (DE) Hiermit erklärt Enterasys, dass sich dieser/diese/dieses Radio LAN device in
Übereinstimmung mit den grundlegenden Anforderungen und den anderen relevanten Vorschriften der Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet".
Eine Kopie der ursprünglichen Erklärung der Übereinstimmung kann von erhalten werden Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810,
USA.
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Greek (GR)
με την παρουσα Enterasys δηλωνει οτι radio LAN device συμμορφωνεται
προσ τισ ουσιωδεισ απαιτησεισ και τισ λοιπεσ σΧετικεσ διαταξεισ τησ οδηγιασ
1999/5/εκ.
Ένα αντίγραφο της αρχικής ∆ιακήρυξης της συμμόρφωσης μπορεί να ληφθεί
από Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
Italian (IT)
Con la presente Enterasys dichiara che questo Radio LAN device è conforme
ai requisiti essenziali ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva
1999/5/CE.
Una copia della dichiarazione originale di conformità può essere ottenuta da
Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
Spanish (ES) Por medio de la presente Enterasys declara que el Radio LAN device cumple
con los requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o
exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE.
Una copia del declaración original de la conformidad se puede obtener de Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
Portuguese
(PT)
Enterasys declara que este Radio LAN device está conforme com os requisitos essenciais e outras disposições da Directiva 1999/5/CE.
Uma cópia da declaração original do conformity pode ser obtida de
Enterasys Networks, 50 Minuteman Road, Andover, Ma 01810, USA.
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SAFETY COMPLIANCE
Power Cord Safety
Please read the following safety information carefully before installing the access point:
WARNING: Installation and removal of the unit must be carried out by qualified personnel only.
•
The unit must be connected to an earthed (grounded) outlet to comply with international
safety standards.
• Do not connect the unit to an A.C. outlet (power supply) without an earth (ground)
connection.
• The appliance coupler (the connector to the unit and not the wall plug) must have a
configuration for mating with an EN 60320/IEC 320 appliance inlet.
• The socket outlet must be near to the unit and easily accessible. You can only remove power
from the unit by disconnecting the power cord from the outlet.
• This unit operates under SELV (Safety Extra Low Voltage) conditions according to IEC
60950. The conditions are only maintained if the equipment to which it is connected also
operates under SELV conditions.
France and Peru only
This unit cannot be powered from IT† supplies. If your supplies are of IT type, this unit must be
powered by 230 V (2P+T) via an isolation transformer ratio 1:1, with the secondary connection
point labelled Neutral, connected directly to earth (ground).
†
Impédance à la terre
Important! Before making connections, make sure you have the correct cord set. Check it
(read the label on the cable) against the following:
Power Cord Set
U.S.A. and Canada
The cord set must be UL-approved and CSA certified.
The minimum specifications for the flexible cord are:
- No. 18 AWG - not longer than 2 meters, or 16 AWG.
- Type SV or SJ
- 3-conductor
The cord set must have a rated current capacity of at least 10 A.
The attachment plug must be an earth-grounding type with NEMA
5-15P (15 A, 125 V) or NEMA 6-15P (15 A, 250 V) configuration.
Denmark
The supply plug must comply with Section 107-2-D1, Standard
DK2-1a or DK2-5a.
Switzerland
The supply plug must comply with SEV/ASE 1011.
U.K.
The supply plug must comply with BS1363 (3-pin 13 A) and be fitted
with a 5 A fuse which complies with BS1362.
The mains cord must be <HAR> or <BASEC> marked and be of type
HO3VVF3GO.75 (minimum).
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Power Cord Set
Europe
The supply plug must comply with CEE7/7 (“SCHUKO”).
The mains cord must be <HAR> or <BASEC> marked and be of type
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Table of Contents
Preface
Purpose..................................................................................................................xxv
Intended Audience .................................................................................................xxv
Associated Documents ..........................................................................................xxv
Getting Help .......................................................................................................... xxvi
Chapter 1: Introduction
Package Checklist ............................................................................................1-2
Hardware Description .......................................................................................1-2
Component Description .................................................................................1-4
Chapter 2: Hardware Installation
Chapter 3: Access Point Configuration
Using the CLI ....................................................................................................3-1
Required Connections ...................................................................................3-1
Logging In ....................................................................................................3-2
Using Web Management ..................................................................................3-6
Chapter 4: Network Configuration
Network Topologies ..........................................................................................4-2
Ad Hoc Wireless LAN (no Access Point) ......................................................4-2
Infrastructure Wireless LAN ..........................................................................4-3
Infrastructure Wireless LAN for Roaming Wireless PCs ...............................4-4
Infrastructure Wireless Bridge .......................................................................4-5
Appendix A: Troubleshooting
Diagnosing Access Point Indicators ................................................................ A-1
Appendix B: Cables and Pinouts
Twisted-Pair Cable Assignments ..................................................................... B-1
10/100BASE-TX Pin Assignments ............................................................... B-2
Straight-Through Wiring ............................................................................... B-3
Crossover Wiring .......................................................................................... B-3
Console Port Pin Assignments ........................................................................ B-4
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Wiring Map for Serial Cable ..........................................................................B-4
Appendix C: Specifications
General Specifications .................................................................................... C-1
Maximum Channels ..................................................................................... C-1
Data Rate ..................................................................................................... C-1
Modulation Type .......................................................................................... C-2
Network Configuration ................................................................................. C-2
Operating Frequency ................................................................................... C-2
AC Power Adapter ....................................................................................... C-2
Unit Power Supply ....................................................................................... C-2
PoE (DC) ..................................................................................................... C-2
Physical Size ............................................................................................... C-3
Weight .......................................................................................................... C-3
LED Indicators ............................................................................................. C-3
Network Management .................................................................................. C-3
Temperature ................................................................................................ C-3
Humidity ....................................................................................................... C-3
Compliances ................................................................................................... C-4
Radio Signal Certification ............................................................................ C-4
Safety .......................................................................................................... C-4
Standards .................................................................................................... C-4
Sensitivity ........................................................................................................ C-5
Transmit Power .............................................................................................. C-6
Operating Range ............................................................................................. C-7
External Antennas ........................................................................................... C-8
Index
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Preface
Purpose
This manual provides the specifications and the installation instructions for the
RoamAbout RBT-4102, RBT-4102C, RBT-4102C-EU, and the RBT-4102-EU Wireless
Access Points. It also includes the basic configuration information using Web
management, and the Command Line Interface (CLI).
Note:
The RBT-4102C-EU, although listed in this document, is not available until March
2008.
Intended Audience
Read this guide if you are a network administrator, or other person, installing the
RoamAbout Wireless Access Point.
Associated Documents
You can download the documentation from the Enterasys Networks web site,
http://www.enterasys.com/products/wireless:
• RoamAbout RBT-4102 Wireless Access Point Configuration Guide
This document provides the information to configure and manage the RBT-4102
Wireless Access Point.
• RoamAbout RBT-4102 / RBT-1602 Wireless Access Point Antenna Site
Preparation and Installation Guide
This document provides the antenna types, specifications, and installation
instructions, for the antennas supported by the RBT-4102 Access Point.
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Getting Help
For additional support related to this device or document, contact Enterasys Networks
using one of the following methods.
World Wide Web:
http://www.enterasys.com/services/support
Phone:
1-800-872-8440 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada) or
1-978-684-1000
For the Enterasys Networks Support toll-free number in your country:
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Email:
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To expedite your message, please type [RoamAbout] in the subject
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To send comments or suggestions concerning this document to the Technical Writing
Department: techpubs@enterasys.com
To expedite your message, include the document Part Number in the email message.
Before calling Enterasys Networks, please have the following information ready:
• Your Enterasys Networks service contract number
• A description of the failure
• A description of any action(s) already taken to resolve the problem
• The serial and revision numbers of all involved Enterasys Networks products in the
network
• A description of your network environment (for example, layout, and cable type)
• Network load and frame size at the time of trouble (if known)
• The device history (for example, have you returned the device before, is this a
recurring problem)
• Any previous Return Material Authorization (RMA) numbers
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Chapter 1: Introduction
Note:
The RBT-4102C-EU, although listed in this document, is not available until March
2008.
The RoamAbout RBT-4102, RBT-4102-BG, RBT-4102C, RBT-4102C-EU, and the
RBT-4102-EU are IEEE 802.11a/b/g access points that provide transparent, wireless
high-speed data communications between the wired LAN and fixed or mobile devices
equipped with an 802.11a (not RBT-4102-BG), 802.11b, or 802.11g wireless adapter.
This solution offers fast, reliable wireless connectivity with considerable cost savings over
wired LANs (which include long-term maintenance overhead for cabling). Using 802.11a
and 802.11g technology, these access points can easily replace a 10 Mbps Ethernet
connection or seamlessly integrate into a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN.
The RBT-4102 supports up to eight Virtual Access Points per physical radio interface,
that is eight on the 802.11a radio and eight on the 802.11g radio. This allows traffic to be
separated for different user groups using an access point that services one area. For
each VAP, different security settings, VLAN assignments, and other parameters can be
applied.
Each radio interface on the RBT-4102 can operate in one of three modes:
• Access Point – Providing connectivity to wireless clients in the service area.
• Bridge (Point-to-Point) – Providing links to other access points in “Bridge” or “Root
Bridge” mode connecting wired LAN segments.
• Root Bridge (Point-to-Multipoint) – Providing links to other access points in “Bridge”
mode connecting wired LAN segments. Only one unit in the wireless bridge network can
be set to “Root Bridge” mode.
In addition, the access point offers full network management capabilities through an easy
to configure web interface, a command line interface for initial configuration and
troubleshooting, and support for Simple Network Management tools.
Radio Characteristics – The IEEE 802.11a/g standard uses a radio modulation
technique known as Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), and a shared
collision domain (CSMA/CA). It operates at the 5 GHz Unlicensed National Information
Infrastructure (UNII) band for connections to 802.11a clients, and at 2.4 GHz for
connections to 802.11g clients.
IEEE 802.11g includes backward compatibility with the IEEE 802.11b standard. IEEE
802.11b also operates at 2.4 GHz, but uses Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)
and Complementary Code Keying (CCK) modulation technology to achieve a
communication rate of up to 11 Mbps.
The access point supports a 54 Mbps half-duplex connection to Ethernet networks for
each active channel (up to 108 Mbps in turbo mode on the 802.11a interface).
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Package Checklist
The RoamAbout package includes:
• One RoamAbout access point
• One RS-232 console cable
• One AC power adapter and power cord
• Four rubber feet
• Three wall-mounting screws
• Bezel
• Mounting bracket
• Documentation CD (includes this document). Please go to
http://www.enterasys.com to ensure that you have the latest documentation.
Inform your dealer if there are any incorrect, missing or damaged parts. If possible, retain
the carton, including the original packing materials. Use them again to repack the product
in case there is a need to return it.
Caution: The Bezel should not be used in a plenum area.
Advertencia: el marco no debe usarse en un "plenum area".
Achtung: Das Bezel sollte nicht in einem Deckenhohlraum installiert werden.
Hardware Description
Top Panel
Antennas
LED
Indicators
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Hardware Description
Rear Panel
External Antenna
Connector
(802.11a) Radio
DC Power
Supply
RJ-45 Port,
PoE
Connector
Reset
Button
Console
Port
Security
Slot
External Antenna
Connector
(802.11b/g Radio)
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Introduction
Component Description
Antennas
The access point includes integrated diversity antennas for wireless communications. A
diversity antenna system uses two identical antennas to receive and transmit signals,
helping to avoid multipath fading effects. When receiving, the access point checks both
antennas and selects the one with the strongest signal. When transmitting, it will continue
to use the antenna previously selected for receiving. The access point never transmits
from both antennas at the same time.
The antennas transmit the outgoing signal as a toroidal sphere (doughnut shaped), with
the coverage extending most in a direction perpendicular to the antenna. The antenna
should be adjusted to an angle that provides the appropriate coverage for the service
area. For further information, refer to “Position the Antennas” on
page 2-3.
External Antenna Connectors
The access point supports external antenna connections for both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
radios. These antennas offer a variety of options for extending the radio range and
shaping the coverage area. For a list of external antennas, their model type and gain
refer to “External Antennas” on page C-8.
For information on the external antennas available, refer to the RoamAbout RBT-4102 /
RBT-1602 Wireless Access Point Antenna Site Preparation and Installation Guide. This
document is available for download from
http://www.enterasys.com/products/wireless.
LED Indicators
The access point includes four status LED
indicators, as described in the following figure
and table.
Power
1-4
802.11a
Ethernet
Wireless
Link/Activity Link/Activity
802.11b/g
Wireless
Link/Activity
Hardware Description
LED
Status
Description
Power
On Green
Indicates that the system is working normally.
Flashing Green
Indicates:
• running a self-test.
• loading software program.
Ethernet Link
Wireless Link
Wireless Link
On Amber
Indicates a CPU or system failure.
Flashing Amber
(Prolonged)
Indicates system errors.
On Green
Indicates a valid 10/100 Mbps Ethernet cable link.
Flashing Green
Indicates that the access point is transmitting or receiving data on a
10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN. Flashing rate is proportional to your
network activity.
On Green
Indicates the 802.11a radio is enabled.
Flashing Green
Indicates that the access point is transmitting or receiving data
through wireless links. Flashing rate is proportional to network
activity.
Off
Indicates the 802.11a radio is disabled.
On Green
Indicates the 802.11b/g radio is enabled.
Flashing Green
Indicates that the access point is transmitting or receiving data
through wireless links. Flashing rate is proportional to network
activity.
Off
Indicates the 802.11b/g radio is disabled.
Security Slot
The access point includes a Kensington security slot on the rear panel. You can prevent
unauthorized removal of the access point by wrapping the Kensington security cable (not
provided) around an unmovable object, inserting the lock into the slot, and turning the
key.
Console Port
This port is used to connect a console device to the access point through a serial cable.
This connection is described under “Console Port Pin Assignments” on page B-4. The
console device can be a PC or workstation running a VT-100 terminal emulator, or a
VT-100 terminal.
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Introduction
Ethernet Port
The access point has one 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX RJ-45 port that can be attached
directly to 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX LAN segments. These segments must conform to the
IEEE 802.3 or 802.3u specifications.
This port supports automatic MDI/MDI-X operation, so you can use straight-through
cables for all network connections to PCs, switches, or hubs.
The access point appears as an Ethernet node and performs a bridging function by
moving packets from the wired LAN to remote workstations on the wireless infrastructure.
Note:
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The RJ-45 port also supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) based on the IEEE 802.3af
standard. Refer “Power Connector” on page 1-7, for information on supplying power
to the access point’s network port from a network device, such as a switch, that
provides Power over Ethernet (PoE).
Hardware Description
Reset Button
This button is used to reset the access point or restore the factory default configuration. If
you hold down the button for less than 5 seconds, the access point will perform a
hardware reset. If you hold down the button for 5 seconds or more, any configuration
changes you may have made are removed, and the factory default configuration is
restored to the access point.
Power Connector
The access point does not have a power switch. It is powered on when connected to the
AC power adapter, and the power adapter is connected to a power source. The power
adapter automatically adjusts to any voltage between 100~240 volts at 50 or 60 Hz. No
voltage range settings are required.
The access point may also receive Power over Ethernet (PoE) from a switch or other
network device that supplies power over the network cable based on the IEEE 802.3af
standard.
Note:
The access point supports both endspan and midspan PoE.
If the access point is connected to a PoE source device and also connected to a
local power source through the AC power adapter, AC power will be disabled.
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Introduction
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Chapter 2: Hardware Installation
To install the access point, follow the steps outlined below:
1.
Select a Site – Choose a proper place for the access point. In general, the best
location is at the center of your wireless coverage area, within line of sight of all
wireless devices. Try to place the access point in a position that can best cover its
Basic Service Set (refer to “Infrastructure Wireless LAN” on page 4-3). For optimum
performance, consider these points:
• Mount the access point as high as possible above any obstructions in the coverage
area.
• Avoid mounting next to or near building support columns or other obstructions that
may cause reduced signal or null zones in parts of the coverage area.
• Mount away from any signal absorbing or reflecting structures (such as those
containing metal).
2.
Mount the Access Point – The access point can be mounted on any flat surface,
such as a desktop, a ceiling, or a wall.
Mounting on a flat surface other than wall or ceiling – To keep the access point
from sliding on the surface, attach the four rubber feet provided in the accessory kit
to the marked circles on the bottom of the access point.
Mounting on a wall or ceiling – The access point should be mounted only to a wall
or wood surface that is at least 1/2-inch plywood or its equivalent. To mount the
access point on a wall or ceiling, always use its mounting bracket. The access point
must be mounted with the RJ-45 cable connector oriented upwards to ensure proper
operation.
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Hardware Installation
• Using the mounting bracket, mark the position of the four screw holes on the wall
or ceiling. For concrete or brick walls, you will need to drill holes and insert wall
plugs for the screws.
• Position the mounting bracket over the wall or ceiling screw holes, then insert the
included screws and tighten them down to secure the bracket firmly to the wall or
ceiling.
• Attach the access point to the mounting bracket. Line up the two mounting points
on the access point with the two mounting slots on the bracket (see the following
figure). Place the mounting points of the access point into the mounting slots of the
bracket, slide it into position so that the bracket fastening screw on the access point
lines up with the tab on the bracket. Then screw down the fastening screw to
secure the access point to the bracket.
Mounting
Points
Fastening
Screw
Align this tab with
the Fastening
Screw
Mounting
Slots
2-2
3.
Lock the Access Point in Place – To prevent unauthorized removal of the access
point, you can use a Kensington Slim MicroSaver security cable (not included) to
attach the access point to a fixed object.
4.
Connect the Power Cord – Connect the power adapter to the access point, and the
power cord to an AC power outlet.
Otherwise, the access point can derive its operating power directly from the RJ-45
port when connected to a device that provides IEEE 802.3af compliant Power over
Ethernet (PoE).
Note:
If the access point is connected to both a PoE source device and an AC power source,
AC will be disabled.
Warning: Use ONLY the power adapter supplied with this access point.
Otherwise, the product may be damaged.
Peligro:
Use SOLAMENTE la fuente de alimentación que se incluye con el
punto de acceso. De lo contrario, el producto podría dañarse.
Achtung: Verwenden Sie AUSSCHLIESSLICH das im Lieferumfang
enthaltene Netzteil für diesen Access Point. Anderenfalls besteht
die Gefahr, dass das Produkt beschädigt wird.
5.
Observe the Self Test – When you power on the access point, verify that the Power
indicator stops flashing and remains on, and that the other indicators start
functioning as described under “LED Indicators” on page 1-4.
If the PWR LED does not stop flashing, the self test has not completed correctly.
Refer to “Troubleshooting” on page A-1.
6.
Connect the Ethernet Cable – The access point can be wired to a 10/100 Mbps
Ethernet through a network device such as a hub or a switch. Connect your network
to the RJ-45 port on the back panel with category 3, or 4 UTP Ethernet cable. When
the access point and the connected device are powered on, the Ethernet Link LED
should light indicating a valid network connection.
Note:
The RJ-45 port on the access point supports automatic MDI/MDI-X operation, so you
can use straight-through cables for all network connections to PCs, switches, or hubs.
7.
Position the Antennas – Each antenna emits a radiation pattern that is toroidal
(doughnut shaped), with the coverage extending most in the direction perpendicular
to the antenna. Therefore, the antennas should be oriented so that the radio
coverage pattern fills the intended horizontal space. Also, the diversity antennas
should both be positioned along the same axes, providing the same coverage area.
For example, if the access point is mounted on a horizontal surface, both antennas
should be positioned pointing vertically up to provide optimum coverage.
8.
Connect the Console Port – Connect the console cable (included with RBT-4102)
to the RS-232 console port for accessing the command-line interface. You can
manage the access point using the console port, the web interface, or SNMP
management software such as Enterasys NetSight, or HP’s OpenView.
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Hardware Installation
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Chapter 3: Access Point Configuration
This chapter describes how to use the Web interface to perform initial configuration
of the access point.
You can manage the RoamAbout Access Point 4102 with:
• The Command Line Interface (CLI) accessed through a direct connection to
the console port. Refer to the RoamAbout RBT-4102 Wireless Access Point
Configuration Guide to view a complete list of all of the CLI commands, and
how to use them.
• The web interface accessed through a web browser (Internet Explorer V5.0 or
above, or Netscape Navigator V6.2 or above).
• An SNMP manager, such as Enterasys Networks NetSight management
applications.
Note:
The default username is admin, and the default password is password, for the
CLI and web management.
Using the CLI
Required Connections
The access point provides an RS-232 serial port that enables a connection to a PC
or terminal for monitoring and configuration. Attach a VT100-compatible terminal, or
a PC running a terminal emulation program to the access point. You can use the
console cable provided with this package, or use a cable that complies with the
wiring assignments.
To connect to the console port, perform the following steps:
1.
Connect the console cable to the serial port on a terminal, or a PC running
terminal emulation software, and tighten the captive retaining screws on the
DB-9 connector.
2.
Connect the other end of the cable to the RS-232 serial port on the access
point.
3.
Make sure the terminal emulation software is set as follows:
• Select the appropriate serial port (COM port 1 or 2).
• Set the data rate to 9600 baud.
• Set the data format to 8 data bits, 1 stop bit, and no parity.
• Set flow control to none
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• Set the emulation mode to VT100.
• When using HyperTerminal, select Terminal keys, not Windows keys.
Note: When using HyperTerminal with Microsoft® Windows® 2000, make sure
that you have Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 or later installed. Windows 2000
Service Pack 2 fixes the problem of arrow keys not functioning in HyperTerminal’s
VT100 emulation. Go to www.microsoft.com for information on Windows 2000
service packs.
4.
Once you have set up the terminal correctly, press the Enter key to initiate the
console connection. The console login screen is displayed.
Logging In
To use the CLI to minimally configure the access point, follow these steps:
1.
Enter admin for the user name, and password for the password to log in (the
default username and password).
The Access Point 4102 CLI prompt appears.
Username: admin
Password:********
RoamAbout 4102#
Note:
2.
If applicable, set the Country Code. This restricts operation of the access point
to the radio channels permitted for wireless networks in the specified country.
Note:
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The access point requests an IP address from a Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) server by default. If a DHCP server does not respond, then the
access point uses the default address, 192.168.1.1, which may not be compatible
with your network. To assign an IP address, you must use the CLI. Go to Step 3.
Units sold in the United States are configured by default to use only radio
channels 1-11 as defined by FCC regulations. Units sold in other countries are
configured by default without a country code (that is., 99). You must use the CLI
to set the country code. Setting the country code restricts operation of the access
point to the radio channels and transmit power levels permitted for wireless
networks in the specified country.
Using the CLI
a.
Enter country ? to display the list of countries.
RoamAbout 4102#country ?
WORD Country code: AL-ALBANIA, DZ-ALGERIA, AR-ARGENTINA,
AM-ARMENIA, AU-AUSTRALIA, AT-AUSTRIA, AZ-AZERBAIJAN, BH-BAHRAIN,
BY-BELARUS, BE-BELGIUM, BZ-BELIZE, BO-BOLVIA, BR-BRAZIL, BN-BRUNEI
DARUSSALAM, BG-BULGARIA, CL-CHILE, CN-CHINA, CO-COLOMBIA, CR-COSTA
RICA, HR-CROATIA, CY-CYPRUS, CZ-CZECH REPUBLIC, DK-DENMARK,
DO-DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, EC-ECUADOR, EG-EGYPT, SV-EL SALVADOR,
EE-ESTONIA, FI-FINLAND, FR-FRANCE, GE-GEORGIA, DE-GERMANY,
GR-GREECE, GT-GUATEMALA, HN-HONDURAS, HK-HONG KONG, HU-HUNGARY,
IS-ICELAND, IN-INDIA, ID-INDONESIA, IR-IRAN, IE-IRELAND, IL-ISRAEL,
IT-ITALY, JP-JAPAN, JO-JORDAN, KZ-KAZAKHSTAN, KP-NORTH KOREA,
KR-KOREA REPUBLIC, KU-KUWAIT, LV-LATVIA, LB-LEBANON,
LI-LIECHTENSTEIN, LT-LITHUANIA, LU-LUXEMBOURG, MO-MACAU,
MK-MACEDONIA, MY-MALAYSIA, MT-MALTA, MC-MONACO, MA-MOROCCO,
NL-NETHERLANDS, NZ-NEW ZEALAND, NO-NORWAY, OM-OMAN, PK-PAKISTAN,
PA-PANAMA, PE-PERU, PH-PHILIPPINES, PL-POLAND, PT-PORTUGAL,
PR-PUERTO RICO, QA-QATAR, RO-ROMANIA, RU-RUSSIA, SA-SAUDI ARABIA,
SG-SINGAPORE, SK-SLOVAK REPUBLIC, SI-SLOVENIA, ZA-SOUTH AFRICA,
ES-SPAIN, SE-SWEDEN, CH-SWITZERLAND, SY-SYRIA, TW-TAIWAN,
TH-THAILAND, TT-TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, TN-TUNISIA, TR-TURKEY,
UA-UKRAINE, AE-UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, GB-UNITED KINGDOM, UY-URUGUAY,
UZ-UZBEKISTAN, VE-VENEZUELA, VN-VIETNAM, YE-YEMEN, ZW-ZIMBABWE
b.
Determine the code for your country, and then enter country followed by
your country code (for example, country SG for Singapore).
c.
Reboot the RoamAbout Access Point 4102. Enter reset board.
RoamAbout 4102#country SG
Please reset the AP to make the country code change
effective
RoamAbout 4102#reset board
Reboot system now? <y/n>: y
3.
If your access point uses a DHCP assigned IP address, go to Step 4 to change
the default username and password.
Otherwise, disable DHCP for this access point as follows:
a.
Enter configure to enter configuration mode.
b.
Enter interface ethernet to access the Ethernet interface configuration
mode.
RoamAbout 4102#configure
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CTRL/Z
RoamAbout 4102(config)#interface ethernet
Enter Ethernet configuration commands, one per line.
RoamAbout 4102(if-ethernet)#
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c.
Enter no ip dhcp to disable DHCP.
RoamAbout 4102(if-ethernet)#no ip dhcp
DHCP client state has changed. Please reset AP for change to
take effect.
RoamAbout 4102(if-ethernet)#exit
RoamAbout 4102#reset board
Reboot system now? <y/n>: y
Username: admin
Password:********
RoamAbout 4102#configure
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CTRL/Z
RoamAbout 4102(config)#interface ethernet
Enter Ethernet configuration commands, one per line.
RoamAbout 4102(if-ethernet)#
d.
Set the IP Address. Enter ip address ip-address netmask gateway,
where ip-address is the access point’s IP address, netmask is the network
mask for the network, and gateway is the default gateway router. Check
with your system administrator to obtain an IP address that is compatible
with your network.
RoamAbout 4102(if-ethernet)#ip address ip-address netmask
gateway
RoamAbout 4102(if-ethernet)#end
RoamAbout 4102(config)#
After configuring the access point’s IP parameters, you can access the
management interface from anywhere within the attached network. The
command line interface can also be accessed using Telnet from any
computer attached to the network.
e.
4.
Go to Step 4.
Change the default username and password. Enter username and specify a
unique user name; enter password and specify a unique password.
RoamAbout 4102(config)#username JohnBL
RoamAbout 4102(config)#password ******
Confirm new password: ******
RoamAbout 4102(config)#
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Using the CLI
5.
Specify the management VLAN ID for the access point:
The management VLAN is for managing the access point. For example, the
access point allows traffic that is tagged with the specified VLAN to manage the
access point via remote management, SSH, SNMP, Telnet, and so forth. VLAN
management is enabled by default, and cannot be disabled.
Note:
You must set up the network switch port to support tagged VLAN packets from
the access point. The switch port must also be configured to accept the access
point’s management VLAN ID and native VLAN IDs.
RoamAbout 4102(config)#management-vlanid 10
Reboot system now? <y/n>:y
Username: admin
Password:********
6.
Refer to the RoamAbout RBT-4102 Wireless Access Point Configuration Guide
for advanced configuration.
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Access Point Configuration
Using Web Management
Notes:
• The default username is admin, and the default password is password.
• To get help, click on Help, located at the bottom of the screen.
• You must click on the Apply button, located at the bottom of the each Web
interface page for the configuration to take effect.
To use the Web interface to minimally configure the access point, follow these steps:
1.
Open a Web browser and enter the access point’s IP address in the address
field:
• If your access point uses a DHCP assigned IP address, make sure the access
point is connected to your network, and enter the DHCP assigned IP address
in your browser’s address field. Use your DHCP server, or other utility, to
determine the access point’s IP address.
• If your access point uses a static IP address, connect a system to the access
point’s Ethernet port and enter the default IP address: http://192.168.1.1/ in
your browser’s address field.
The access point’s Login window appears.
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Using Web Management
2.
Enter the default username admin and the default password password, and
click LOGIN.
• If applicable, the Country Code page appears, go to step 3.
• If the Country Code page does not appear, go to step 4.
3.
If applicable, set the Country Code:
a.
Click the arrow in the Country pull-down menu to select the appropriate
country, then click Apply at the bottom of the page.
b.
Click Administration from the menu on the left-hand side of the page.
The Administration page appears.
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Access Point Configuration
c.
Click the Reset button next to Reset Access Point, located at the bottom of
the page.
The access point prompts you to confirm that you want to reboot the
system.
d.
Click OK.
The access point reboots, and the Login window appears.
e.
Enter the username admin and the password password, and click LOGIN.
The Identification page appears.
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Using Web Management
f.
4.
Go to step 4.
Enter the following information, and click Apply.
• System Name is an alias used for the access point, enabling the device to be
uniquely identified on the network. Default: RoamAbout AP. Length: 1 to 22
characters
• System Location is a text string that describes the system location. Maximum
length: 253 characters
• System Contact is a text string that describes the system contact. Maximum
length: 253 characters
The access point displays a Settings Saved message. Click OK.
5.
To set a static IP address:
a.
Click TCP/IP Settings from the menu on the left hand side of the page.
The TCP/IP Settings page appears.
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Access Point Configuration
b.
Click the DHCP Client: Disable radio button. DHCP allows you to enable
or disable the option to obtain the IP settings for the access point from a
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server. The IP address,
subnet mask, default gateway, and Domain Name Server (DNS) address
are dynamically assigned to the access point by the network DHCP server.
Default: Enable
c.
Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, and Primary and
Secondary DNS.
Note: Enterasys Networks recommends that you reset the access point
after changing the DHCP client status.
• IP Address is the IP address of the access point. Valid IP addresses
consist of four decimal numbers, 0 to 255, separated by periods.
• Subnet Mask is the mask that identifies the host address bits used for
routing to specific subnets.
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Using Web Management
• Default Gateway is the IP address of the router for the access point, which
is used if the requested destination address is not on the local subnet.
If you have management stations, DNS, RADIUS, or other network servers
located on another subnet, type the IP address of the default gateway
router in the text field provided. Otherwise, leave the address as all zeros
(0.0.0.0).
d.
Click Apply at the bottom of the page.
A Settings Saved message appears on the screen.
e.
Click OK.
f.
Click Administration from the menu on the left-hand side of the page.
The Administration page appears.
g.
Click the Reset button next to Reset Access Point, located at the bottom of
the page.
The access point prompts you to confirm that you want to reboot the
system.
h.
Click OK.
The access point reboots.
i.
Type the IP address that you specified for the access point in your
browser’s address field. For example, enter http://10.2.101.22/.
The Login window appears.
j.
Enter the username admin and the password password, and click LOGIN.
The Identification page appears.
k.
Click Administration from the menu on the left of the page.
The Administration page appears.
l.
Go to step 6.
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Access Point Configuration
6.
To change the username and password.
a.
Click Administration from the menu on the left hand side of the page.
The Administration page appears.
b.
Specify a new username in the Username field.
c.
Specify a new password in the Password field.
d.
Specify the new password again in the Confirm Password field.
e.
Click Apply at the bottom of the page.
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Using Web Management
The access point displays a Settings Saved message.
f.
7.
Click OK.
To specify the management VLAN ID:
a.
Click Filter Control from the menu.
The Filter Control page appears.
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Access Point Configuration
b.
Click the Management VLAN ID: field and enter the VLAN ID from which
you will manage the AP.
The management VLAN is for managing the access point. For example,
the access point allows traffic that is tagged with the specified VLAN to
manage the access point via remote management, SSH, SNMP, Telnet,
and so forth. VLAN management is enabled by default, and cannot be
disabled.
Note:
c.
8.
You must set up the network switch port to support tagged VLAN packets from
the access point. The switch port must also be configured to accept the access
point’s management VLAN ID and native VLAN IDs.
Click Apply at the bottom of the page.
Refer to the RoamAbout RBT-4102 Wireless Access Point Configuration Guide
for more information about advanced configuration.
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Chapter 4: Network Configuration
Wireless networks support a standalone configuration as well as an integrated
configuration with 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LANs. The RoamAbout RBT-4102 also provides
bridging services that can be configured independently on either the 5 GHz or 2.4 GHz
radio interfaces.
Access points can be deployed to support wireless clients and connect wired LANs in the
following configurations:
• Ad hoc for departmental, SOHO or enterprise LANs
• Infrastructure for wireless LANs
• Infrastructure wireless LAN for roaming wireless PCs
• Infrastructure wireless bridge to connect wired LANs
The 802.11b and 802.11g frequency band which operates at 2.4 GHz can easily
encounter interference from other 2.4 GHz devices, such as other 802.11b or 802.11g
wireless devices, cordless phones and microwave ovens. If you experience poor wireless
LAN performance, try the following measures:
• Limit any possible sources of radio interference within the service area
• Increase the distance between neighboring access points
• Decrease the signal strength of neighboring access points
• Increase the channel separation of neighboring access points (for example, up to three
channels of separation for 802.11b, or up to four channels for 802.11a, or up to five
channels for 802.11g)
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Network Configuration
Network Topologies
Ad Hoc Wireless LAN (no Access Point)
An ad hoc wireless LAN consists of a group of computers, each equipped with a wireless
adapter, connected via radio signals as an independent wireless LAN. Computers in a
specific ad hoc wireless LAN must therefore be configured to the same radio channel. An
ad hoc wireless LAN can be used for a branch office or SOHO operation.
Ad Hoc Wireless LAN
Notebook with
Wireless USB Adapter
Notebook with
Wireless PC Card
PC with Wireless
PCI Adapter
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Network Topologies
Infrastructure Wireless LAN
The access point also provides access to a wired LAN for wireless workstations. An
integrated wired/wireless LAN is called an Infrastructure configuration. A Basic Service
Set (BSS) consists of a group of wireless PC users, and an access point that is directly
connected to the wired LAN. Each wireless PC in this BSS can talk to any computer in its
wireless group via a radio link, or access other computers or network resources in the
wired LAN infrastructure via the access point.
The infrastructure configuration not only extends the accessibility of wireless PCs to the
wired LAN, but also increases the effective wireless transmission range for wireless PCs
by passing their signal through one or more access points.
A wireless infrastructure can be used for access to a central database, or for connection
between mobile workers, as shown in the following figure.
Wired LAN Extension
to Wireless Clients
Server
Desktop PC
Switch
Access Point
Notebook PC
Desktop PC
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Network Configuration
Infrastructure Wireless LAN for Roaming Wireless PCs
The Basic Service Set (BSS) defines the communications domain for each access point
and its associated wireless clients. The BSS ID is a 48-bit binary number based on the
access point’s wireless MAC address, and is set automatically and transparently as
clients associate with the access point. The BSS ID is used in frames sent between the
access point and its clients to identify traffic in the service area.
The BSS ID is only set by the access point, never by its clients. The clients only need to
set the Service Set Identifier (SSID) that identifies the service set provided by one or
more access points. The SSID can be manually configured by the clients, can be
detected in an access point’s beacon, or can be obtained by querying for the identity of
the nearest access point. For clients that do not need to roam, set the SSID for the
wireless card to that used by the access point to which you want to connect.
A wireless infrastructure can also support roaming for mobile workers. More than one
access point can be configured to create an Extended Service Set (ESS). By placing the
access points so that a continuous coverage area is created, wireless users within this
ESS can roam freely. All wireless network cards and adapters and wireless access points
within a specific ESS must be configured with the same SSID.
Seamless Roaming
Between Access Points
Server
Desktop PC
Switch
Switch
Access Point
Notebook PC
Notebook PC
Access Point
<BSS 2>
<BSS 1>
Desktop PC
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<ESS>
Network Topologies
Infrastructure Wireless Bridge
The IEEE 802.11 standard defines a Wireless Distribution System (WDS) for bridge
connections between BSS areas (access points). The access point uses WDS to forward
traffic on links between units.
The access point supports WDS bridge links on either the 5 GHz (802.11a) or 2.4 GHz
(802.11b/g) bands, and can be used with various external antennas to offer flexible
deployment options. For external antenna information, refer to the RoamAbout RBT-4102
/ RBT-1602 Wireless Access Point Antenna Site Preparation and Installation Guide.
Up to six WDS bridge links can be specified for each unit in the wireless bridge network.
One unit only must be configured as the “root bridge” in the wireless network. The root
bridge should be the unit connected to the main core of the wired LAN. Other bridges
must configure one “parent” link to the root bridge or to a bridge connected to the root
bridge. The other five available WDS links can be specified as “child” links to other
bridges. This forms a tiered-star topology for the wireless bridge network.
When using WDS on a radio band, only wireless bridge units can associate to each other.
Wireless clients can only associate with the access point using a radio band set to access
point.
Network
Core
802.11g Radio
AP Link
Root Bridge
802.11a Radio
Bridge Link
Wireless Bridge Links
Between Access Points
802.11a Radio
Bridge Link
802.11g Radio
AP Link
Bridge
802.11a Radio
Bridge Link
802.11g Radio
AP Link
Bridge
802.11g Radio
AP Link
Bridge
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Network Configuration
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Appendix A: Troubleshooting
Diagnosing Access Point Indicators
Troubleshooting Chart
Symptom
Action
Power LED is Off
• AC power adapter may be disconnected. Check connections between the
access point, the power adapter, and the wall outlet.
• PoE power to the access point may be disabled at the connected switch port.
Check the switch configuration to be sure that PoE power is enabled for the
switch and specified port. Also check that the switch has not exceeded its
power budget and turned off the port power.
Power LED is Amber
• The access point has detected a system error. Reboot the access point to try
and clear the condition.
• If the condition does not clear, contact your local dealer for assistance.
Ethernet/Link LED is Off
• Verify that the access point and attached device are powered on.
• Be sure the cable is plugged into both the access point and corresponding
device.
• Verify that the proper cable type is used and its length does not exceed
specified limits.
• Check the cable connections for possible defects. Replace the defective
cable if necessary.
Note: For troubleshooting wireless connectivity problems, refer to the RoamAbout RBT-4102 Wireless Access
Point Configuration Guide.
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Troubleshooting
A-2
Appendix B: Cables and Pinouts
Twisted-Pair Cable Assignments
For 10/100BASE-TX connections, a twisted-pair cable must have two pairs of wires.
Each wire pair is identified by two different colors. For example, one wire might be green
and the other, green with white stripes. Also, an RJ-45 connector must be attached to
both ends of the cable.
Caution: DO NOT plug a phone jack connector into the RJ-45 port. Use only
twisted-pair cables with RJ-45 connectors that conform with FCC standards.
Advertencia: NO conecte un terminal de teléfono al puerto RJ-45. Use sólo
cable de par trenzado con terminales RJ-45 que cumplan con los
estándares de la FCC.
Achtung: Verbinden Sie keine Telefonkabel mit dem RJ-45-Anschluss.
Verwenden Sie ausschließlich verdrillte Kabel mit RJ-45-Anschlüssen, die
den FCC-Standards entsprechen.
Caution: Each wire pair must be attached to the RJ-45 connectors in a
specific orientation. (See “Straight-Through Wiring” on page B-3 and
“Crossover Wiring” on page B-3 for an explanation.)
Advertencia: cada cable de par trenzado debe conectarse con un terminal
RJ-45 de acuerdo a una orientación particular. (Vea la sección
Straight-Through Wiring y Crossover Wiring para una explicación.)
Achtung: Jedes Kabelpaar muss in einer bestimmten Ausrichtung mit den
RJ-45-Anschlüssen verbunden werden. Weitere Informationen hierzu finden
Sie unter „Straight-Through Wiring“ (Standard-Verkabelung) und „Crossover
Wiring“ (Crossover-Verkabelung).
The following figure illustrates how the pins on the RJ-45 connector are numbered. Be
sure to hold the connectors in the same orientation when attaching the wires to the pins.
8
1
8
1
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Cables and Pinouts
10/100BASE-TX Pin Assignments
Use unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) or shielded twisted-pair (STP) cable for RJ-45
connections: 100-ohm Category 3 or better cable for 10 Mbps connections. Also be sure
that the length of any twisted-pair connection does not exceed 100 meters (328 feet).
The RJ-45 port on the access point supports automatic MDI/MDI-X operation, so you can
use straight-through or crossover cables for all network connections to PCs, switches, or
hubs. In straight-through cable, pins 1, 2, 3, and 6, at one end of the cable, are connected
straight through to pins 1, 2, 3, and 6 at the other end of the cable.
Pin
MDI Signal Name
MDI-X Signal Name
1
Receive Data plus (RD+)
and GND (Positive Vport)
Transmit Data plus (TD+)
and -48V feeding power (Negative Vport)
2
Receive Data minus (RD-)
and GND (Positive Vport)
Transmit Data minus (TD-)
and -48V feeding power (Negative Vport)
3
Transmit Data minus (TD+)
and -48V feeding power (Negative
Vport)
Receive Data plus (RD+)
and GND (Positive Vport)
4
GND (Positive Vport)
-48V feeding power (Negative Vport)
5
GND (Positive Vport)
-48V feeding power (Negative Vport)
6
Transmit Data minus (TD-)
and -48V feeding power (Negative
Vport)
Receive Data minus (RD-)
and GND (Positive Vport)
7
-48V feeding power (Negative Vport)
GND (Positive Vport
8
-48V feeding power (Negative Vport)
GND (Positive Vport
Note: The “+” and “-” signs represent the polarity of the wires that make up each wire pair.
B-2
Twisted-Pair Cable Assignments
Straight-Through Wiring
If the twisted-pair cable is to join two ports and only one of the ports has an internal
crossover (MDI-X), the two pairs of wires must be straight-through.
EIA/TIA 568B RJ-45 Wiring Standard
10/100BASE-TX Straight-through Cable
White/Orange Stripe
Orange
End A
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
White/Green Stripe
Blue
White/Blue Stripe
Green
White/Brown Stripe
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
End B
Brown
Crossover Wiring
If the twisted-pair cable is to join two ports and either both ports are labeled with an “X”
(MDI-X) or neither port is labeled with an “X” (MDI), a crossover must be implemented in
the wiring.
EIA/TIA 568B RJ-45 Wiring Standard
10/100BASE-TX Crossover Cable
White/Orange Stripe
Orange
End A
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
White/Green Stripe
Blue
White/Blue Stripe
Green
White/Brown Stripe
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
End B
Brown
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Cables and Pinouts
Console Port Pin Assignments
The DB-9 console port on the front panel of the access point is used to connect to the
access point for out-of-band console configuration. The command-line configuration
program can be accessed from a terminal, or a PC running a terminal emulation
program. The pin assignments and cable wiring used to connect to the console port are
provided in the following table.
1
5
6
9
Wiring Map for Serial Cable
10/100BASE-TX MDI and MDI-X Port Pinouts
Switch’s 9-Pin Serial Port
Null Modem
PC’s 9-Pin DTE Port
2 RXD
<---------RXD ------------
3 TxD
3 TXD
-----------TXD ---------->
2 RxD
5 SGND
-----------SGND ----------
5 SGND
Note: he left hand column pin assignments are for the male DB-9 connector on the access point.
Pin 3 (TXD or “transmit data”) must emerge on the management console’s end of the connection
as RXD (“receive data”).
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Appendix C: Specifications
Note:
The RBT-4102C-EU, although listed in this document, is not available until March
2008.
General Specifications
Maximum Channels
802.11a
RBT-4102
US & Canada: 13 (normal mode), 5 (turbo mode)
RBT-4102C
US & Canada: 9 (normal mode), 5 (turbo mode)
RBT-4102C-EU
ETSI: 4 channels (normal mode)
Japan: 8 channels (normal mode)
RBT-4102-EU
ETSI: 19 channels (normal mode)
Japan: 15 channels (normal mode)
802.11b/g
RBT-4102, RBT-4102C
FCC/IC: 1-11
RBT-4102C-EU, RBT-4102-EU
ETSI: 1-13
France: 10-13
Japan: 1-13 b/g
Japan: 1-14 b only
Data Rate
802.11a
Normal Mode: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps per channel
Turbo Mode: 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54, 96, 108 Mbps per channel
802.11g
6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps per channel
802.11b
1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps per channel
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Specifications
Modulation Type
802.11a: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
802.11g: CCK, BPSK, QPSK, OFDM
802.11b: CCK, BPSK, QPSK
Network Configuration
Infrastructure
Operating Frequency
802.11a:
RBT-4102, RBT-4102-BG, RBT-4102-EU:
5.15 ~ 5.35 GHz US/Canada, Europe, Japan
5.470 ~ 5.725 GHz (Europe)
5.725 ~ 5.825 GHz US/Canada
4.92 ~ 4.98 GHz Japan
5.04 ~ 5.08 GHz Japan
RBT-4102C, RBT-4102C-EU:
5.15 ~ 5.25 GHz US/Canada, Europe, Japan
5.25 ~ 5.35 GHz Japan
5.725 ~ 5.825 GHz US/Canada
4.92 ~ 4.98 GHz Japan
5.04 ~ 5.08 GHz Japan
802.11b/g:
2.4 ~ 2.4835 GHz (US, Canada, ETSI)
2.4 ~ 2.497 GHz (Japan)
AC Power Adapter
Input: 100-240 AC, 50-60 Hz
Output: 48 VDC, 0.38 A
Unit Power Supply
DC Input: 48 VDC, 0.38 A maximum
Input voltage: 48 volts, 0.27 A, 12.95 watts
Power consumption: 9.6 W maximum
PoE (DC)
Input voltage: 48 volts, 0.27A, 12.95 watts
Note:
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Power can also be provided to the access point through the Ethernet port based on
IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) specifications. When both PoE is provided
and the adapter is plugged in, AC power will be turned off.
General Specifications
Physical Size
21.83 x 13.73 x 3.27 cm (8.60 x 5.40 x 1.29 in)
Weight
0.687 kg (1.514 lbs)
LED Indicators
Power, Ethernet Link/Activity, 11a and 11g Wireless Link/Activity
Network Management
Web-browser, RS232 console, Telnet, SSH, SNMP
Temperature
Operating: -5°C to 50°C (23°F to 122°F)
Storage: 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Humidity
15% to 95% (non-condensing)
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Specifications
Compliances
RBT-4102, RBT-4102-BG, RBT-4102C
FCC Class B (US)
ICES-003 (Canada)
RBT-4102C-EU, RBT-4102-EU
RTTED 1999/5/EC
ARB STD-T70, ARB STD-66, RCR STD-33, ARB STD-T71 (Japan)
EN60601-1-2
Radio Signal Certification
RBT-4102, RBT-4102-BG, RBT-4102-EU
FCC Part 15C 15.247, 15.207 (2.4 GHz)
FCC Part 15E 15.407 (5 GHz)
RSS-210 (Canada)
RBT-4102C, RBT-4102C-EU
EN55022:1998, EN55024:1998, EN61000-3-2:2000, EN61000-3-3:1995,
EN 301.893, EN 300.328, EN 301.489-1, EN 301.489-17
ARB STD-T70, ARB STD-66, RCR STD-33, ARB STD-T71 (Japan)
Safety
UL/CUL (CSA 22.2 No. 60950-1 & UL60950-1)
EN60950-1 (TÜV/GS), EN60601, IEC60950-1 (CB)
EN60601 (RBT-4102-EU PoE only)
Standards
IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX,
IEEE 802.11a, b, g
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Sensitivity
Sensitivity
IEEE 802.11a
Sensitivity (GHz - dBm)
Modulation/Rates
5.15-5.250
5.25-5.350
5.50-5.700
5.725-5.825
BPSK (6 Mbps)
-88
-88
-88
-88
BPSK (9 Mbps)
-87
-87
-87
-87
QPSK (12 Mbps)
-86
-86
-86
-86
QPSK (18 Mbps)
-83
-83
-83
-83
16 QAM (24 Mbps)
-80
-80
-80
-80
16 QAM (36 Mbps)
-76
-76
-76
-76
64 QAM (48 Mbps)
-73
-73
-73
-73
64 QAM(54 Mbps)
-70
-70
-70
-70
IEEE 802.11g
Data Rate
Sensitivity (dBm)
6 Mbps
-88
9 Mbps
-86
12 Mbps
-85
17 Mbps
-84
24 Mbps
-80
36 Mbps
-76
48 Mbps
-73
54 Mbps
-70
IEEE 802.11b
Data Rate
Sensitivity (dBm)
1 Mbps
-90
2 Mbps
-89
5.5 Mbps
-87
11 Mbps
-85
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Specifications
Transmit Power
IEEE 802.11a
Maximum Output Power (GHz - dBm)
Data Rate
5.15-5.250
5.25-5.350
5.50-5.700
5.725-5.825
6 Mbps
20
20
20
19
9 Mbps
20
20
20
19
12 Mbps
20
20
20
19
18 Mbps
20
20
20
19
24 Mbps
20
20
20
19
36 Mbps
20
20
19
19
48 Mbps
19
19
18
18
54 Mbps
18
18
17
16
IEEE 802.11g
Maximum Output Power (GHz - dBm)
Data Rate
2.412
2.417~2.467
2.472
6 Mbps
20
20
20
9 Mbps
20
20
20
12 Mbps
20
20
20
18 Mbps
20
20
20
24 Mbps
20
20
20
36 Mbps
20
20
20
48 Mbps
20
20
20
54 Mbps
19
19
19
IEEE 802.11b
Maximum Output Power (GHz - dBm)
Data Rate
2.412
2.417~2.467
2.472
1 Mbps
20
20
20
2 Mbps
20
20
20
5.5 Mbps
20
20
20
11 Mbps
20
20
20
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Operating Range
Operating Range
The operating range distances listed in the following tables are for typical
environments only. Operating ranges can vary considerably depending on factors
such as local interference and barrier composition. It is recommended to do a site
survey to determine the maximum ranges for specific access point locations in your
environment.
Note:
802.11a Wireless Distance Table
Speed and Distance Ranges1
54 Mbps
48 Mbps
36 Mbps
24 Mbps
18 Mbps
12 Mbps
9 Mbps
6 Mbps
27 m
89 ft
40 m
132 ft
46 m
152 ft
55 m
182 ft
60 m
198 ft
66 m
218 ft
76 m
251 ft
80 m
264 ft
1. A typical indoor environment (office or home) with floor to ceiling obstructions between the access point
and clients.
802.11g Wireless Distance Table
Speed and Distance Ranges1
54
Mbps
48
Mbps
36
Mbps
24
Mbps
18
Mbps
12
Mbps
11
Mbps
9
Mbps
6
Mbps
5
Mbps
2
Mbps
1
Mbps
20 m
66 ft
25 m
82 ft
35 m
115 ft
43 m
141 ft
50 m
164 ft
57 m
187 ft
66 m
216 ft
71 m
233 ft
80 m
262 ft
85 m
279 ft
90 m
295 ft
93 m
305 ft
1. A typical indoor environment (office or home) with floor to ceiling obstructions between the access point
and clients.
802.11b Wireless Distance Table
Speed and Distance Ranges1
11 Mbps
5.5 Mbps
2 Mbps
1 Mbps
60 m
197 ft
70 m
230 ft
83 m
272 ft
85 m
279 ft
1. A typical indoor environment (office or home) with floor to ceiling obstructions between the access point
and clients.
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Specifications
External Antennas
The RBT-4102, RBT-4102-BG, and the RBT-4102C are certified by the FCC, for use in
the United States, to operate with these antennas:
Note:
High gain point to point antenna, model RBTES-AH-P23M (Gain 23 dBi), is certified
under specific point to point condition and the use of point to multipoint systems,
omnidirectional applications, and multiple co-related intentional radiators
transmitting the same information is prohibited.
FCC External Antenna Configurations
Antenna Model
Antenna Type
Antenna Gain
RBT4K-AG-IA
2.4–2.5 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
1 dBi with 8 ft. cable
5.15-5.35 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
5.725–5.825 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
RBTES-BG-M08M
2.4–2.5 GHz Omnidirectional, outdoor
8 dBi
RBTES-BG-S1490M
2.4–2.5 GHz Sector Panel, outdoor
14 dBi/90°
RBTES-BG-P18M
2.4–2.5 GHz Directional Panel, outdoor
18 dBi
RBTES-AM-M10M
5.125-5.35 GHz Omnidirectional, outdoor
10 dBi
RBTES-AW-S1590M
4.9 GHz Adjustable Sector, outdoor
5.25-5.35 GHz Adjustable Sector, outdoor
5.4-5.7 GHz Adjustable Sector, outdoor
15 dBi/90°
15 dBi/90°
16 dBi/60°
RBTES-AH-M10M
5.725–5.825 GHz Omnidirectional, outdoor
10 dBi
RBTES-AH-P23M
5.725-5.825 GHz Directional, outdoor
23 dBi
The RBT-4102C and the RBT-4102C-EU are approved for use with these external
antennas. Some countries restrict or require a license when using outdoor antennas.
Please refer to the Conditions of Use at the beginning of this guide.
ETSI External Antenna Configurations
Antenna Model
Antenna Type
RBT4K-AG-IA
2.4–2.5 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
1 dBi with 8 ft. cable
5.15-5.35 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
5.725–5.825 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
RBTES-BG-M08M
2.4–2.5 GHz Omnidirectional, outdoor
8 dBi
RBTES-BG-S1490M
2.4–2.5 GHz Sector Panel, outdoor
14 dBi/90°
RBTES-AM-M10M
5.125-5.35 GHz Omnidirectional, outdoor
10 dBi
RBTES-AW-S1590M
5.25-5.35 GHz Adjustable Sector, outdoor
5.4-5.7 GHz Adjustable Sector, outdoor
15 dBi/90°
16 dBi/60°
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Antenna Gain
External Antennas
Japan External Antenna Configurations
Antenna Model
Antenna Type
Antenna Gain
RBT4K-AG-IA
2.4–2.5 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
1 dBi with 8 ft. cable
5.15-5.35 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
5.725–5.825 GHz Omnidirectional Indoor Range Extender
RBTES-BG-M08M
2.4–2.5 GHz Omnidirectional, outdoor
8 dBi
RBTES-BG-S1490M
2.4–2.5 GHz Sector Panel, outdoor
14 dBi/90°
RBTES-BG-P18M
2.4-2.5 GHz Directional Panel, outdoor
18 dBi
For information on the external antennas supported by the access point, refer to the
RoamAbout RBT-4102 / RBT-1602 Wireless Access Point Antenna Site Preparation and
Installation Guide available from the Enterasys Networks web site:
http://www.enterasys.com/support
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Specifications
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Index
A
E
antennas, positioning 2-3
Ethernet
cable 2-3
port 1-6
B
Basic Service Set See BSS
BSS 4-3
C
G
Gateway address 3-11
cable
assignments B-1
change username and password 3-4
channels, maximum C-1
CLI
change username and
password 3-4
country code
configuring 3-2
default username and
password 3-2
disable DHCP 3-4
Gateway address 3-4
IP address
configuring 3-4
logging in 3-2
VLAN management 3-5
console port 1-5
connecting 2-3
pin assignments B-4
country codes 3-3
CSMA/CA 1-1
I
D
O
data rate, options C-1
default password
CLI 3-1
web management 3-6
default username
CLI 3-1
web management 3-6
DHCP 3-10
disable DHCP
web management 3-9
IEEE 802.11a 1-1
initial configuration 3-1
default username and
password 3-2
using the CLI 3-1
installation
hardware 2-1
mounting 2-1
IP address 3-10
L
LED indicators 1-4
lock, Kensington 2-2, 2-3
M
mounting bracket 2-2
mounting the access point 2-1
N
network topologies
infrastructure 4-3
infrastructure for roaming 4-4
OFDM 1-1
operating frequency C-2
P
package checklist 1-2
pin assignments
console port B-4
DB-9 port B-4
PoE 1-6
specifications C-2
Index-1
power connection 2-3
Power over Ethernet See PoE
power supply, specifications C-2
R
reset button 1-7
S
set username and password
web management 3-12
specifications C-1
subnet mask 3-10
system location 3-9
length 3-9
system name 3-9
length 3-9
T
troubleshooting A-1
U
using the CLI 3-1
V
VLAN management
web management 3-13
W
web management 3-6
country code 3-7
logging in 3-6
set static address 3-9
set username and password 3-12
system information 3-9
VLAN managment 3-13
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