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Quick Installation Guide
DAP-1155
Wireless N 150 Access Point & Router
DAP-1155
Quick Installation Guide
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Delivery Package
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Access point DAP-1155
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Power adapter DC 12V
•
Ethernet cable (CAT 5E)
•
“Quick Installation Guide” (brochure).
If any of the items are missing, please contact your reseller.
The “User Manual” and “Quick Installation Guide” documents in Russian
and
English
are
available
on
D-Link
website
(see
ftp.dlink.ru/pub/Wireless/DAP-1155/Description/Rev.B/).
!
Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one
included will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
Default Settings
IP address of access point
192.168.0.50
Username (login)
admin
Password
admin
Name of wireless network (SSID)
DAP-1155
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System Requirements and Equipment
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A computer with any operating system that supports a web browser.
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A web browser to access the web-based interface of the access point:
Windows Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Opera.
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A NIC (Ethernet or Wi-Fi adapter) to connect to the access point.
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An 802.11b, g or n Wi-Fi adapter to create a wireless network.
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CONNECTING TO PC
PC with Ethernet Adapter
1. Make sure that your PC is powered off.
2. Connect an Ethernet cable between the LAN port located on the back
panel of the access point and the Ethernet port of your PC.
3. Connect the power cord to the power connector port on the back panel of
the access point, then plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet or
power strip.
4. Turn on your PC and wait until your operating system is completely
loaded.
Now you need to configure an IP address for the Ethernet adapter of your PC.
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Configuring IP Address in OS Windows XP
1. Click the Start button and proceed to the Control Panel > Network
and Internet Connections > Network Connections window.
2. In the Network Connections window, right-click the relevant Local
Area Connection icon and select the Properties line in the menu
displayed.
3. In the Local Area Connection Properties window, on the General
tab, select the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) line. Click the Properties
button.
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4. Select the Use the following IP address radio button and enter the
value 198.168.0.51 in the IP address field. The Subnet mask
field will be filled in automatically. Click the OK button.
5. Click the ОК button in the connection properties window.
Now you can connect to the web-based interface of DAP-1155 for configuring
all needed parameters. To gain access to an external network (to the Internet),
you also need to specify the default gateway and the addresses of DNS servers.
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Configuring IP Address in OS Windows 7
1. Click the Start button and proceed to the Control Panel window.
2. Select the Network and Sharing Center section. (If the Control Panel
has the category view (the Category value is selected from the View by
drop-down list in the top right corner of the window), choose the View
network status and tasks line under the Network and Internet
section.)
3. In the menu located on the left part of the window, select the Change
adapter settings line.
4. In the opened window, right-click the relevant Local Area Connection
icon and select the Properties line in the menu displayed.
5. In the Local Area Connection Properties window, on the
Networking tab, select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
line. Click the Properties button.
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6. Select the Use the following IP address radio button and enter the
value 198.168.0.51 in the IP address field. The Subnet mask
field will be filled in automatically. Click the OK button.
7. Click the OK button in the connection properties window.
Now you can connect to the web-based interface of DAP-1155 for configuring
all needed parameters. To gain access to an external network (to the Internet),
you also need to specify the default gateway and the addresses of DNS servers.
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PC with Wi-Fi Adapter
1. Connect the power cord to the power connector port on the back panel of
the access point, then plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet or
power strip.
2. Turn on your PC and wait until your operating system is completely
loaded.
3. Turn on your Wi-Fi adapter. As a rule, modern notebooks with built-in
wireless NICs are equipped with a button or switch that turns on/off the
wireless adapter (refer to your PC documents). If your PC is equipped
with a pluggable wireless NIC, install the software provided with your
Wi-Fi adapter.
Now you should configure your Wi-Fi adapter.
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Configuring Wi-Fi Adapter in OS Windows XP
1. Click the Start button and proceed to the Control Panel > Network
and Internet Connections > Network Connections window.
2. In the Network Connections window, right-click the relevant
Wireless Network Connection icon. Make sure that your Wi-Fi
adapter is on, then select the Properties line in the menu displayed.
3. In the Wireless Network Connection Properties window, on the
General tab, select the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) line. Click the
Properties button.
4. Select the Use the following IP address radio button and enter the
value 198.168.0.51 in the IP address field. The Subnet mask
field will be filled in automatically. Click the OK button.
5. Click the ОК button in the connection properties window.
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6. Search for available wireless networks.
7. In the opened Wireless Network Connection window, select the
wireless network DAP-1155 and click the Connect button.
After that the Wireless Network Connection Status window appears.
Now you can connect to the web-based interface of DAP-1155 for configuring
all needed parameters. To gain access to an external network (to the Internet),
you also need to specify the default gateway and the addresses of DNS servers.
!
If you perform initial configuration of the access point via Wi-Fi
connection, note that immediately after changing the wireless default
settings of the access point you will need to reconfigure the wireless
connection using the newly specified settings.
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Configuring Wi-Fi Adapter in OS Windows 7
1. Click the Start button and proceed to the Control Panel window.
2. Select the Network and Sharing Center section. (If the Control Panel
has the category view (the Category value is selected from the View by
drop-down list in the top right corner of the window), choose the View
network status and tasks line under the Network and Internet
section.)
3. In the menu located on the left part of the window, select the Change
adapter settings line.
4. In the opened window, right-click the relevant Wireless Network
Connection icon. Make sure that your Wi-Fi adapter is on, then select
the Properties line in the menu displayed.
5. In the Wireless Network Connection Properties window, on the
Networking tab, select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
line. Click the Properties button.
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6. Select the Use the following IP address radio button and enter the
value 198.168.0.51 in the IP address field. The Subnet mask
field will be filled in automatically. Click the OK button.
7. Click the OK button in the connection properties window.
8. To open the list of available wireless networks, select the icon of the
wireless network connection and click the Connect To button or leftclick the network icon in the notification area located on the right side of
the taskbar.
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9. In the opened window, in the list of available wireless networks, select the
wireless network DAP-1155 and click the Connect button.
10. Wait for about 20-30 seconds. After the connection is established, the
network icon will be displayed as the signal level scale.
Now you can connect to the web-based interface of DAP-1155 for configuring all
needed parameters. To gain access to an external network (to the Internet), you
also need to specify the default gateway and the addresses of DNS servers.
!
If you perform initial configuration of the access point via Wi-Fi
connection, note that immediately after changing the wireless default
settings of the access point you will need to reconfigure the wireless
connection using the newly specified settings.
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CONFIGURING ACCESS POINT
Connecting to Web-based Interface
1. Start a web browser.
2. In the address bar of the web browser, enter http://dlinkap/ or
http://192.168.0.50/ (the default IP address of the access point).
Press the Enter key.
3. On the opened page, enter the username and password for the
administrator account in the Login and Password fields
correspondingly (by default, the following username and password are
specified: admin, admin). Then click the Enter link.
!
If the error “The page cannot be displayed” (or “Unable to display the
page”/“Could not connect to remote server”) occurs upon connecting to
the web-based interface of the access point, make sure that you have
properly connected the device to your computer.
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Right after the first access to the web-based interface you are forwarded to the
page for changing the administrator password specified by default.
Enter a new password in the Password and Confirmation fields (you may
use digits, Latin letters (uppercase and/or lowercase), and characters available
on the keyboard), then click the Save link.
!
Remember or write down the new password for the administrator
account. In case of losing the new password, you can access the settings
of the access point only after restoring the factory default settings via
the hardware WPS/RESET button. This procedure wipes out all
settings that you have configured for your device.
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After successful registration the access point's quick settings page opens.
The web-based interface of the access point is multilingual. Select a needed
language from the menu displayed when the mouse pointer is over the
Language caption. You can change the language of the web-based interface
in any menu item.
After selecting the language, the notification on unsaved changes will be
displayed. Click the Save icon (
) to save the current language of the
web-based interface as the default language.
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The page displays general information on the access point and its software (the
version and the date of the firmware, the IP address of the device, the name of
the WLAN, etc.).
On the quick settings page, you can quickly get to some pages of the webbased interface or run the Wi-Fi Setup Wizard (use the link on the left side of
the page).
From the quick settings page you can switch to the advanced settings section.
To do this, click the Advanced settings link in the bottom right corner of
the page.
Also you can find a specific page via search. To do this, enter the name of the
page, wholly or partly, in the search bar in the top part of the web-based
interface page, and then select a needed link in the search results.
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Selecting Operation Mode
By default, the access point mode is specified for the device. If you need to use
the device as a router, on the advanced settings page, select the Router
position (
) of the Switch device mode switch. In the
opened dialog box, click the OK button to save new settings and immediately
reboot the access point.
Also you can change the operating mode of the device on the System /
Device mode page. To do this, on the page, select the Router value from the
Work mode list, and click the Change button. In the opened dialog box,
click the OK button and wait until the device is rebooted.
After the device has rebooted, the quick settings page in the router mode
opens.
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On the opened page, you can proceed to the Wizards (use the links on the left
side of the page), quickly get to some pages of the web-based interface, find a
specific page via search, or switch to the standard web-based interface of the
access point by clicking the Advanced settings link in the bottom right
corner of the page.
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Configuring Wireless Network
By default, the wireless network of the access point is open (it requires no
password to access it). To avoid unauthorized access to your wireless local
area network, change the default settings of the access point.
Example of Wireless Settings
1. Go to the Wi-Fi / Security settings page.
2. Select the WPA2-PSK value from the Network Authentication dropdown list.
3. Enter a key (a password that will be used to access your wireless
network) in the Encryption Key PSK field. Use digits and Latin
characters.
4. Select the AES value from the WPA Encryption drop-down list.
5. Click the Change button.
!
If you perform initial configuration of the access point via Wi-Fi
connection, note that immediately after changing the wireless default
settings you will need to reconfigure the wireless connection using the
newly specified settings.
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Configuring Local Area Network
1. Go to the Net / LAN page. If needed, change the IP address of the access
point's LAN interface and the mask of the local subnet in the IP
Address and Netmask fields. Then click the Save button.
2. By default, the DHCP server of the device in the access point mode is
disabled (the Disable value is selected from the Mode drop-down list).
As a rule, the DHCP server should be disabled when the device is used in
the access point mode. If you need to specify other settings, change the
parameters of the DHCP server.
3. After specifying the DHCP server settings, click the Save button.
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Configuring Connection
(Router Mode Only)
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to
the
Internet
You should configure your WAN connection in accordance with data
provided by your Internet service provider (ISP). Make sure that you
have obtained all necessary information prior to configuring your
connection. Otherwise contact your ISP.
1. Go to the Net / WAN page and click the Add button.
2. In the General settings section, select a needed value from the
Connection Type drop-down list.
3. From the Port drop-down list, select the WAN value.
4. Specify a name for your connection (any name for easier identification) in
the Name field.
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5. If your ISP uses MAC address binding, in the Ethernet section, in the
MAC field, enter the MAC address registered by your ISP upon
concluding the agreement. To set the MAC address of the network
interface card (of the computer that is being used to configure the access
point at the moment) as the MAC address of the WAN interface, click the
Clone MAC Address button (
). To set the address of a device
connected to the access point's LAN at the moment, select the relevant
value from the drop-down list (the field will be filled in automatically).
6. For connection of PPPoE type: in the PPP section, enter authorization
data provided by your ISP (the username (login) in the Username field
and the password in the Password and Password confirmation
fields), or select the Without authorization checkbox if authorization
is not required.
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7. For connection of Static IP type: in the IP section, fill in the IP
Address, Netmask, Gateway IP address, and Primary DNS
server fields.
8. For connection of Dynamic IP type: if your ISP has provided the address
of the DNS server, in the IP section, deselect the Obtain DNS server
addresses automatically checkbox and fill in the Primary DNS
server field.
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9. For connection of PPTP + Static IP or L2TP + Static IP type: in the IP
section, fill in the IP Address, Netmask, Gateway IP address, and
Primary DNS server fields. Then in the VPN section, enter
authorization data provided by your ISP (the username (login) in the
Username field and the password in the Password and Password
confirmation fields), or select the Without authorization checkbox if
authorization is not required. In the VPN server address field, enter
the IP or URL address of the PPTP or L2TP authentication server. If your
ISP applies encryption, select a needed value from the Encryption dropdown list.
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10. For connection of PPTP + Dynamic IP or L2TP + Dynamic IP type: if
your ISP has provided the address of the DNS server, in the IP section,
deselect the Obtain DNS server addresses automatically
checkbox and fill in the Primary DNS server field. Then in the VPN
section, enter authorization data provided by your ISP (the username
(login) in the Username field and the password in the Password and
Password confirmation fields), or select the Without authorization
checkbox if authorization is not required. In the VPN server address
field, enter the IP or URL address of the PPTP or L2TP authentication
server. If your ISP applies encryption, select a needed value from the
Encryption drop-down list.
11. If needed, fill in other fields on the page in accordance with data provided
by the ISP.
12. Click the Save button.
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Saving Settings to Non-volatile Memory
In order to avoid losing the new settings upon hardware reboot (accidental or
intentional power-off of the device), it is recommended to save the settings to
the non-volatile memory of the access point.
Click the Save&Reboot line in the top-page menu displayed when the mouse
pointer is over the System caption.
Wait until the access point is rebooted. Now you can use it to access the
Internet or access the web-based interface of the access point to configure
additional parameters. For detailed description of every page of the web-based
interface, see the “User Manual” document (ftp.dlink.ru/pub/Wireless/DAP1155/Description/Rev.B/).
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TECHNICAL SUPPORT
You can find software updates and user documentation on our website.
D-Link provides its customers with free support within the product's
warranty period.
Customers can contact the technical support group by phone or by email/Internet.
FOR TELEPHONE NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES OF D-LINK
OFFICES WORLDWIDE VISIT
http://www.dlink.com/corporate/worldwideoffices/
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