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WL-5460AP v2
802.11g Multi-function
Wireless Access Point
User’s Manual
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WL5460AP v2 User’s Manual
Declaration of Conformity
We, Manufacturer/Importer
OvisLink Corp.
5F., NO.6, Lane 130, Min-Chuan Rd.,
Hsin-Tien City, Taipei County, Taiwan
Declare that the product
802.11g Multi-function Wireless Access Point
WL-5460AP , WL-5450AP
is in conformity with
In accordance with 89/336 EEC-EMC Directive and 1999/5 EC-R & TTE Directive
Clause
Description
■ EN
Electromagnetic compatibility and Radio spectrum Matters (ERM);
Wideband transmission equipment operating in the 2.4GHz ISM band
And using spread spectrum modulation techniques; Part 1:technical
Characteristics and test conditions Part2:Harmonized EN covering
Essential requirements under article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive
■ EN
301 489-1 V1.4.1
(2002-08)
■ EN 301 489-17 V1.2.1
(2002-08)
Electromagnetic compatibility and Radio spectrum Matters (ERM);
Electromagnetic compatibility(EMC) standard for radio equipment and
Services; Part 17:Specific conditions for wideband data and
HIPERLAN equipment
■ EN
Limits and methods of measurement of radio disturbance
characteristics of information technology equipment
■ EN
Information Technology equipment-Immunity characteristics-Limits and
Methods of measurement
■ EN 50385
Product standard to demonstrate the Compliance of radio base
stations and Fixed terminal stations for wireless Telecommunication
System with the Basic restrictions or the reference levels related to
human exposure to radio Frequency electromagnetic fields ( 110 MHz
– 40 GHz ) - General public
■ EN
Safety for information technology equipment including electrical
business equipment
300 328 V1.6.1
(2004-11)
55022: 1998/A1
:2000/A2:2003
55024:1998/A1
:2001/A2:2003
60950-1:2001/
A11:2004
■ CE
marking
Manufacturer/Importer
Signature:
Name
:
Position/ Title :
Albert Yeh
Vice President
Date: 2007/4/18
(Stamp)
WL-5450(5460)AP CE Declaration Statement
Country
Declaration
Country
Declaration
cs
OvisLink Corp. tímto prohlašuje, že tento
WL-5450(5460)AP je ve shodě se základními
požadavky a dalšími příslušnými ustanoveními
směrnice 1999/5/ES.
lt
Šiuo OvisLink Corp. deklaruoja, kad
Lietuvių
[Lithuanian]
šisWL-5450(5460)AP atitinka esminius reikalavimus
ir kitas 1999/5/EB Direktyvos nuostatas.
Česky [Czech]
da
Dansk [Danish]
de
Deutsch
[German]
et
Eesti [Estonian]
en
English
es
Español
[Spanish]
el
Undertegnede OvisLink Corp. erklærer herved, at nl
følgende udstyr WL-5450(5460)APoverholder de Nederlands [Dutch
væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv
1999/5/EF.
Hierbij verklaart OvisLink Corp. dat het toestel
WL-5450(5460)AP in overeenstemming is met de
essentiële eisen en de andere relevante bepalingen
van richtlijn 1999/5/EG.
Hiermit erklärt OvisLink Corp., dass sich das
mt
Gerät WL-5450(5460)APin Übereinstimmung mit Malti [Maltese]
den grundlegenden Anforderungen und den
übrigen einschlägigen Bestimmungen der
Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet.
Hawnhekk, OvisLink Corp, jiddikjara li dan
WL-5450(5460)AP jikkonforma mal-ħtiġijiet
essenzjali u ma provvedimenti oħrajn relevanti li
hemm fid-Dirrettiva 1999/5/EC.
Käesolevaga kinnitab OvisLink Corp. seadme
hu
WL-5450(5460)AP vastavust direktiivi 1999/5/EÜ Magyar
põhinõuetele ja nimetatud direktiivist tulenevatele [Hungarian]
teistele asjakohastele sätetele.
Alulírott, OvisLink Corp nyilatkozom, hogy a
WL-5450(5460)AP megfelel a vonatkozó alapvetõ
követelményeknek és az 1999/5/EC irányelv egyéb
elõírásainak.
Hereby, OvisLink Corp., declares that this
WL-5450(5460)AP is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant
provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Niniejszym OvisLink Corp oświadcza, że
WL-5450(5460)AP jest zgodny z zasadniczymi
wymogami oraz pozostałymi stosownymi
postanowieniami Dyrektywy 1999/5/EC.
pl
Polski [Polish]
Por medio de la presente OvisLink Corp. declara pt
que el WL-5450(5460)APcumple con los
Português
requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras
[Portuguese]
disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la
Directiva 1999/5/CE.
OvisLink Corp declara que este
WL-5450(5460)APestá conforme com os requisitos
essenciais e outras disposições da Directiva
1999/5/CE.
ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΡΟΥΣΑ OvisLink Corp. ΔΗΛΩΝΕΙ
OvisLink Corp izjavlja, da je ta WL-5450(5460)AP v
skladu z bistvenimi zahtevami in ostalimi relevantnimi
določili direktive 1999/5/ES.
Ελληνική [Greek] ΟΤΙWL-5450(5460)AP ΣΥΜΜΟΡΦΩΝΕΤΑΙ
ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΣ ΟΥΣΙΩΔΕΙΣ ΑΠΑΙΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΣ
ΛΟΙΠΕΣ ΣΧΕΤΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΑΞΕΙΣ ΤΗΣ ΟΔΗΓΙΑΣ
1999/5/ΕΚ.
sl
Slovensko
[Slovenian]
Par la présente OvisLink Corp. déclare que
OvisLink Corp týmto vyhlasuje, že WL-5450(5460)AP
fr
sk
Français [French] l'appareil WL-5450(5460)AP est conforme aux
Slovensky [Slovak] spĺňa základné požiadavky a všetky príslušné
exigences essentielles et aux autres dispositions
ustanovenia Smernice 1999/5/ES.
pertinentes de la directive 1999/5/CE
it
Italiano [Italian]
Con la presente OvisLink Corp. dichiara che
fi
questo WL-5450(5460)AP è conforme ai requisiti Suomi [Finnish]
essenziali ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti
stabilite dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE.
Ar šo OvisLink Corp. deklarē, ka
lv
Latviski [Latvian] WL-5450(5460)AP atbilst Direktīvas 1999/5/EK
būtiskajām prasībām un citiem ar to saistītajiem
noteikumiem.
sv
Svenska
[Swedish]
OvisLink Corp vakuuttaa täten että
WL-5450(5460)AP tyyppinen laite on direktiivin
1999/5/EY oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä koskevien
direktiivin muiden ehtojen mukainen
Hér með lýsir OvisLink Corp yfir því að
Íslenska [Icelandic] WL-5450(5460)AP er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og
aðrar kröfur, sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 1999/5/EC.
Härmed intygar OvisLink Corp. att denna
no
WL-5450(5460)AP står I överensstämmelse med Norsk [Norwegian]
de väsentliga egenskapskrav och övriga
relevanta bestämmelser som framgår av direktiv
1999/5/EG.
OvisLink Corp erklærer herved at utstyret
WL-5450(5460)AP er i samsvar med de
grunnleggende krav og øvrige relevante krav i
direktiv 1999/5/EF.
A copy of the full CE report can be obtained from the following address:
OvisLink Corp.
5F, No.6 Lane 130,
Min-Chuan Rd, Hsin-Tien City,
Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
This equipment may be used in AT, BE, CY, CZ, DK, EE, FI, FR, DE, GR, HU, IE, IT, LV, LT, LU, MT, NL, PL,
PT, SK, SI, ES, SE, GB, IS, LI, NO, CH, BG, RO, TR
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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................................................ 1
FEATURES........................................................................................................................................................................ 2
PARTS, NAMES, AND FUNCTIONS..................................................................................................................................... 3
FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS ......................................................................................................................................... 5
WL-5460AP v2............................................................................................................................................................ 5
HARDWARE CONNECTION ............................................................................................................................................... 6
ABOUT THE WIRELESS OPERATION MODES..................................................................................................................... 7
ACCESS POINT MODE .................................................................................................................................................... 8
CLIENT MODE (INFRASTRUCTURE) ................................................................................................................................ 9
CLIENT MODE (AD-HOC) .............................................................................................................................................. 10
BRIDGE MODE .............................................................................................................................................................. 11
WDS REPEATER MODE ............................................................................................................................................... 12
UNIVERSAL REPEATER MODE ...................................................................................................................................... 13
WISP ( CLIENT ROUTER) MODE .................................................................................................................................. 14
WISP + UNIVERSAL REPEATER MODE ........................................................................................................................ 15
CONFIGURATION ........................................................................................................................................................... 16
MODE ............................................................................................................................................................................ 17
AP MODE SETTING ........................................................................................................................................................ 18
Security.................................................................................................................................................... 19
Advanced Settings..................................................................................................................................................... 23
CLIENT MODE SETTING ................................................................................................................................................. 27
BRIDGE MODE SETTING ................................................................................................................................................ 29
WDS REPEATER MODE SETTING................................................................................................................................... 31
UNIVERSAL REPEATER MODE SETTING ......................................................................................................................... 33
WISP (CLIENT ROUTER) MODE SETTING ...................................................................................................................... 35
WISP + UNIVERSAL REPEATER MODE SETTING............................................................................................................ 38
STATUS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 40
TCP/IP ......................................................................................................................................................................... 43
REBOOT ........................................................................................................................................................................ 45
OTHER .......................................................................................................................................................................... 46
APPENDIX A: EMERGENCY FIRMWARE UPLOAD ......................................................................................................... 49
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Introduction
. WL-5460APv2 is world's most popular multi-function access point. It features an impressive total of 7
wireless multi-function modes that are not available in normal access point. In addition, the ACK timeout and
RSSI feature makes it suitable for long distance application. From ordinary AP application to Hotspot and
WISP usage, you will find the WL-5460AP is the device you want.
. WL-5460APv2 is an IEEE802.11b/g compliant 11 Mbps & 54 Mbps Ethernet Wireless Access Point. The
Wireless Access Point is equipped with two 10/100 M Auto-sensing Ethernet ports for connecting to LAN and
also for cascading to next Wireless Access Point.
. WL-5460APv2 provides 64/128bit WEP encryption, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK and IEEE802.1x which
ensures a high level of security to protect users’ data and privacy. The MAC Address filter prevents the
unauthorized MAC Addresses from accessing your Wireless LAN. Your network security is therefore double
assured.
The web-based management utility is provided for easy configuration that your wireless network connection
is ensured to be always solid and hassle free.
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Features
1.
2x100Mbps LAN ports for Wireless AP cascade.,2MB flash,16MB SDRAM.
2.
18dBm output Power.
3.
AP , Client, Bridge ,WDS Repeater, Universal Repeater mode.
4.
WISP Client Router, WISP+ Universal Repeater mode.
5.
Allows WEP 64/128 bit.
6.
Support WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK encryption.
7.
Support data rate automatic fallback.
8.
Automatic channel selection.
9.
Allowable channels: 1~11 (USA [FCC]), 1~13 (Europe [ETSI])
10.
Client access control.
11.
Supports 802.1x/Radius client with EAP-TLS, TKIP, AES encryption.
12.
Supports IAPP.
13.
Adjustable Tx power, Tx rate, and SSID broadcast.
14.
ACK Timeout , Watch dog function.
15.
Web interface management.
16.
Support System event log and statistics.
17.
MAC filtering (For wireless only).
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Parts, Names, and Functions
1. Front Panel: (LED Indicators) (5460AP / 5460AP v2)
LED
Indicator
1
Power
Status
Color
Solid
Green
Flashing
Turns solid green when power is
N/A.
applied to this device.
2
Status
Red
Turns solid red when the device is
booting, after boot successfully, the
light turn off.
3~6
Link/Act.
Green
Wireless
Turns solid green when connected
Receiving/
and associated to at least a client
Sending data
station.
WEP/WPA
Orange
Turns solid orange when wireless
N/A
security is enabled.
MAC Ctrl
Orange
Turns solid orange when MAC Control N/A
is enabled.
Bridge /
Orange
Wired
LAN 1
Green
LAN 2
N/A
Repeater is enabled.
Repeater
7~8
Turn solid orange when Bridge or
Turns solid green when linked to a
Receiving/
local network.
Sending data
Table 1: LED Indicators
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2. Rear Panel: Connection Ports (5460AP / 5460AP v2)
Port/button
Functions
A
12V DC
Connects the power adapter plug
B
LAN1
Connects to Ethernet
C
LAN2
Connects to Ethernet
D
(Factory)
Press over 3 seconds to reboot this device.
RESET
Press for over 10 seconds to restore factory settings.
Performing the Factory Reset will erase all previously entered
device settings.
Table 2: Connection Ports
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Factory Default Settings
Setting
Wireless Access Point
Device Name
WL-5460AP v2
SSID
Default value: airlive
Channel
Default value: 13
WEP
Default value: Disabled
IP Address
Default value: 192.168.100. 252
DHCP Server
z
In AP, Client, and Repeater mode, the default DHCP Server is
disabled, Please set your PC's IP to the same subnet as the AP to
access the AP.
z
In WISP mode, the default DHCP server is enabled. Please restart
your PC to renew the IP address.
DHCP Server IP Range
192.168.100.100~192.168.100.200
Table 3: Default Setting
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Hardware Connection
Note: Before you starting hardware connection, you are advised to find an appropriate location to place the
Access Point. Usually, the best place for the Access Point is at the center of your wireless network, with line
of straight to all your wireless stations. Also, remember to adjust the antenna; usually the higher the antenna
is placed; the better will be the performance.
1. Connect to your local area network: connect an Ethernet cable to one of the Ethernet port.
2. (LAN1 or LAN2) of this Wireless Access Point, and the other end to a hub, switch, router, or another
wireless access point.
3. Power on the device: connect the included AC power adapter to the Wireless Access Point’s power port
and the other end to a wall outlet.
.Check the LED:
The Power and LAN # LED should be ON. LAN# LED will even blink if there is traffic.
The Link/Act LED will be on in static when associated with a station and blink whenever this AP receives data
packets in the air.
If the Status LED glows after self-test, it means the Wireless Access Point fails on self test. Please ask your
dealer for technical support.
4. Please make sure your computer IP is in the same subnet as the AP (i.e. 192.168.100.x).
5. please make sure your computer has wireless network adapter installed.
6. Open the web browser and enter http://192.168.100.252/.
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About the Wireless Operation Modes
The WL-5460AP v2 device provides all 7 modes of wireless operational applications with:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Access Point Mode.
Client Mode.
Bridge Mode.
WDS Repeater Mode.
Universal Repeater Mode.
WISP (Client Router) Mode.
WISP + Universal Repeater Mode.
This device is shipped with configuration that is functional right out of the box. If you want to change the
settings in order to perform more advanced configuration or even change the mode of operation, you can use
the web-based utility provided by the manufacturer as described in the following sections.
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Access Point Mode
When acting as an access point (default setting), this device connects all the stations (PC/notebook with
wireless network adapter) to a wired network. All stations can have the Internet access if only the Access
Point has the Internet connection. See the sample application below.
To set the operation mode to “Access Point”, please go to “Mode JAP” and click the Setup button.
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Client Mode (Infrastructure)
If set to Client (Infrastructure) mode, this device can work like a wireless station when it’s connected to a
computer so that the computer can send packets from wired end to wireless interface.
Refer to the illustration below. This station (AP1 plus the connected computer 1) can associate to another
Access Point (AP2), and then can have the Internet access if the other Access Point (AP2) has the Internet
connection.
To set the operation mode to “Client (Infrastructure)”, Please go to “Mode JClient” and click the Setup
button.
In the “Network Type” field, select as “infrastructure” for configuration.
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Client Mode (Ad-hoc)
If set to the Client (Ad-hoc) mode, this device can work like a wireless station when it is connected to a
computer so that the computer can send packets from wired end to wireless interface. You can share files
and printers between wireless stations (PC and laptop with wireless network adapter installed).
See the sample application below.
To set the operation mode to “Client (Ad-Hoc)”, Please go to “Mode JClient” and click the Setup button.
In the “Network Type” field, select as “infrastructure” for configuration.
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Bridge Mode
In this mode, 2 access points in two remote locations connect to each other to provide a wireless bridge
between 2 remote LANs. It is mostly used by enterprise to connect 2 remote office's network together. The
bridge modes are connected by using either the WDS (Wireless Distribution System) or Ad-Hoc topology.
This feature is also useful when users want to bridge networks between buildings where it is impossible to
deploy network cable connections between these buildings.
To set the operation mode to “Bridge”, Please go to “Mode JBridge” and click the Setup button for
configuration.
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WDS Repeater Mode
A repeater's function is to extend the wireless coverage of another wireless AP or router.
For WDS repeater to work, the remote wireless AP/Router must also support WDS function.
To set the operation mode to “WDS Repeater”, Please go to “Mode JWDS Repeater” and click the Setup
button for configuration.
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Universal Repeater Mode
A universal repeater can also extend the wireless coverage of another wireless AP or router. But the
universal repeater does not require the remote device to have WDS function. Therefore, it can work with
almost any wireless device.
Note: When you are using the universal repeater mode, please make sure the remote AP/Router‘s WDS
function is turned off.
To set the operation mode to “Universal Repeater”, Please go to “Mode JUniversal Repeater” and click
the Setup button for configuration.
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WISP ( Client Router) Mode
WISP (Client Router) mode
In WISP mode, the AP will behave just the same as the Client mode for wireless function. However, Router
functions are added between the wireless WAN side and the Ethernet LAN side. Therefore, The WISP
subscriber can share the WISP connection without the need for extra router.
To set the operation mode to “WISP”, Please go to “Mode JWISP” and click the Setup button for
configuration.
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WISP + Universal Repeater Mode
In this mode, the AP behaves virtually the same as the WISP mode, except one thing: the AP can also send
wireless signal to the LAN side. That means the AP can connect with the remote WISP AP and the indoor
wireless card, and then provide IP sharing capability all at the same time! However, the output power is
divided between 2 wireless sides and proper antenna installation can influence the performance greatly.
To set the operation mode to “WISP + Universal Repeater”, Please go to “Mode JWISP + Universal
Repeater” and click the Setup button for configuration.
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Configuration
1.
Start your computer. Connect an Ethernet cable between your computer and the Wireless Access Point.
2.
Make sure your wired station is set to the same subnet as the Wireless Access Point, i.e. 192.168.100.X
3.
Start your WEB browser. In the Address box, enter the following:
http://192.168.100.252/
The configuration menu is divided into five categories:
Mode, Status, TCP/IP, Reboot and Other.
Click on the desired setup item to expand the page in the main navigation page. The setup pages
covered in this utility are described below.
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Mode
You can choose and setup different wireless mode for detail configurations
Wireless Mode
AP
Select the AP and press Setup button for Wireless AP mode configuration.
Client
Select the Client and press Setup button for Wireless Client mode
configuration.
Bridge
Select the Bridge and press Setup button for Wireless Bridge mode
configuration.
WDS Repeater
Select the WDS Repeater and press Setup button for Wireless WDS Repeater
mode configuration.
Universal Repeater
Select the Universal Repeater and press Setup button for Wireless Universal
repeater mode configuration.
WISP
Select the WISP and press Setup button for WISP (Client Router) mode
configuration.
WISP + Universal
Select the WISP + Universal Repeater and press Setup button for WISP
Repeater
+ Universal Repeater mode configuration.
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AP Mode Setting
Alias Name
You can set the alias name for this device. Limited not exceed 32 characters.
… Disable Wireless
Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing; you won’t be able
LAN Interface
to make wireless connection with this Access Point in your located network. In other
words, this device will not be visible by any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate. The default
is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access points and all
devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. It is
case-sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters. A device will not be permitted
to join the BSS unless it can provide the unique SSID. An SSID is also referred to as
a network name because essentially it is a name that identifies a wireless network.
The default SSID is airlive.
Channel Number
Allow user to set the channel manually or automatically.
If set channel manually, just select the channel you want to specify.
If “Auto” is selected, user can set the channel range to have Wireless Access Point
automatically survey and choose the channel with best situation for communication.
The number of channels supported depends on the region of this Access Point. All
stations communicating with the Access Point must use the same channel.
The default channel is 13.
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Wireless
Client Allow user to set the function Enabled or Disabled.
Isolation
By the function, all wireless clients can't mutual link, but wireless client still link with
LAN port adapter.
The default value is Disabled.
Security
Press the setup button for detail configurations
To provide a certain level of security, the IEEE 802.11 standard has defined two types of authentication
methods: Open System or Shared Key. And WL-5460APv2 also support other wireless authentication and
encryption methods for enhance your wireless network.
With Open System authentication, a wireless PC can join any network and receive any messages that are
not encrypted. With Shared Key authentication, only those PCs that possess the correct authentication key
can join the network. By default, IEEE 802.11 wireless devices operate in an Open System network and
None data encryption. If you want secure your wireless network, you need to setup wireless security related
function to enable security network.
None
Encryption: None (Encryption is set to None by default.)
If the Access Point is using Encryption None, then the wireless adapter will need to be set to the same
authentication mode.
WEP
Encryption: WEP
If selected WEP encryption, you must set WEP key value:
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Encryption
WEP
Authentication Type
You can select Open System or Shared Key type for authentication.
Key Length
You can set 64bit or 128bit Encryption.
Key Format
Select ASCII if you are using ASCII characters (case-sensitive).
Select HEX if you are using hexadecimal numbers (0-9, or A-F).
Default TX Key
You can enter 4 different Encryption Key and select one key to use as default.
10 hexadecimal digits or 5 ASCII characters are needed if 64-bit WEP is used;
26 hexadecimal digits or 13 ASCII characters are needed if 128-bit WEP is used.
Shared Key is used when both the sender and the recipient share a secret key. So you can choose Open
system, or one Shared Key authentication method.
WPA-PSK
Encryption: WPA-PSK (TKIP) or WPA-PSK (AES)
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) with Pre-Shared Key (PSK) provides better security than WEP keys. It does
not require a RADIUS server in order to provide association authentication, but you do have to enter a shared
key for the authentication purpose. The encryption key is generated automatically and dynamically.
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Encryption
You can select WPA-PSK (TKIP) or WPA-PSK (AES) method for data
encryption.
Pre-shared Key
There are two formats for choice to set the Pre-shared key, i.e. Passphrase and
Hex. If Hex is selected, users will have to enter a 64 characters string. For easier
configuration, the Passphrase (at least 8 characters) format is recommended.
Group Key Life Time
Enter the number of seconds that will elapse before the group key change
automatically. The default is 86400 seconds.
WPA2-PSK
Encryption: WPA2-PSK (AES) or WPA-PSK Mixed
WPA2-PSK authentication method is almost like WPA-PSK, You can choose the Pre-Shared Key format and
enter the Pre-shared key,
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Encryption
You can select WPA2-PSK (AES) or WPA2-PSK Mixed method for data
encryption
Pre-shared Key
There are two formats for choice to set the Pre-shared key, i.e. Passphrase and
Hex. If Hex is selected, users will have to enter a 64 characters string. For easier
configuration, the Passphrase (at least 8 characters) format is recommended.
Group Key Life Time
Enter the number of seconds that will elapse before the group key change
automatically. The default is 86400 seconds.
802.1x / RADIUS
Encryption: 802.1x / RADIUS
security
You can select None, WEP, WPA (TKIP), WPA (AES), WPA2 (AES), WPA2
Mixed method for data encryption.
Encryption: None
No data encryption and Use 802.1x Authentication is disable.
Encryption: WEP
802.1x Authentication is enabled and the RADIUS Server will proceed to check the 802.1x Authentication,
and make the RADIUS server to issue the WEP key dynamically.
You can select WEP 64bits or WEP 128bits for data encryption.
Encryption: WPA (TKIP) / WPA (AES)
WPA-RADIUS authentication use WPA (Wi-Fi Protect Access) data encryption for 802.1x authentication.
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WPA is an encryption standard proposed by WiFi for advance protection by utilizing a password key (TKIP)
or certificate. It is more secure than WEP encryption.
Encryption: WPA2-AES / WPA2-Mixed
The two most important features beyond WPA to become standardized through 802.11i/WPA2 are:
pre-authentication, which enables secure fast roaming without noticeable signal latency. Pre-authentication
provides a way to establish a PMK security association before a client associates. The advantage is that the
client reduces the time that it's disconnected to the network.
Authentication RADIUS
Enter the RADIUS Server IP address and Password provided by your ISP.
Server
Port: Enter the RADIUS Server’s port number provided by your ISP. The default
is 1812.
IP Address: Enter the RADIUS Server’s IP Address provided by your ISP.
Password: Enter the password that the AP shares with the RADIUS Server.
Accounting RADIUS
Enter the Accounting RADIUS Server IP address and Password provided by your
Server
ISP
Advanced Settings
Press the setup button for detail configurations
It is not recommended that settings in this page to be changed unless advanced users want to change to
meet their wireless environment for optimal performance.
Fragment Threshold
Fragmentation mechanism is used for improving the efficiency
when high traffic flows along in the wireless network. If your
802.11g Wireless LAN PC Card often transmit large files in wireless
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network, you can enter new Fragment Threshold value to split the
packet.
The value can be set from 256 to 2346. The default value
is 2346.
RTS Threshold
RTS Threshold is a mechanism implemented to prevent the “Hidden Node”
problem. “Hidden Node” is a situation in which two stations are within range of
the same Access Point, but are not within range of each other. Therefore, they
are hidden nodes for each other. When a station starts data transmission with
the Access Point, it might not notice that the other station is already using the
wireless medium. When these two stations send data at the same time, they
might collide when arriving simultaneously at the Access Point. The collision
will most certainly result in a loss of messages for both stations.
Thus, the RTS Threshold mechanism provides a solution to prevent data
collisions. When you enable RTS Threshold on a suspect “hidden
station”, this station and its Access Point will use a Request to Send
(RTS). The station will send an RTS to the Access Point, informing
that it is going to transmit the data. Upon receipt, the Access Point
will respond with a CTS message to all station within its range to
notify all other stations to defer transmission. It will also confirm the
requestor station that the Access Point has reserved it for the
time-frame of the requested transmission.
If the “Hidden Node” problem is an issue, please specify the packet size. The
RTS mechanism will be activated if the data size exceeds the value you set..
The default value is 2347.
Warning: Enabling RTS Threshold will cause redundant network overhead
that could negatively affect the throughput performance instead of providing
a remedy.
This value should remain at its default setting of 2347. Should you encounter
inconsistent data flow, only minor modifications of this value are
recommended.
Beacon Interval
Beacon Interval is the amount of time between beacon transmissions. Before
a station enters power save mode, the station needs the beacon interval to
know when to wake up to receive the beacon (and learn whether there are
buffered frames at the access point).
Data Rate
By default, the unit adaptively selects the highest possible rate for
transmission. Select the basic rates to be used among the following options:
Auto, 1, 2, 5.5, 11or 54 Mbps. For most networks the default setting is Auto
which is the best choice. When Auto is enabled the transmission rate will
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select the optimal rate. If obstacles or interference are present, the system will
automatically fall back to a lower rate.
Preamble Type
A preamble is a signal used in wireless environment to synchronize the
transmitting timing including Synchronization and Start frame delimiter. In a
"noisy" network environment, the Preamble Type should be set to Long
Preamble. The Short Preamble is intended for applications where minimum
overhead and maximum performance is desired. If in a "noisy" network
environment, the performance will be decreased.
Broadcast SSID
Select enabled to allow all the wireless stations to detect the SSID of this
Access Point.
IAPP
IAPP (Inter Access Point Protocol) is designed for the enforcement of unique
association throughout a ESS (Extended Service Set) and a secure exchange
of station’s security context between current access point (AP) and new AP
during handoff period.
802.11g Protection
The 802.11g standard includes a protection mechanism to ensure mixed 802.11b and
802.11g operation. If there is no such kind of mechanism exists, the two kinds of
standards may mutually interfere and decrease network’s performance.
TX Power Level
For countries that impose limit on WLAN output power, it might be necessary
to reduce TX (transmit) power. There are 7 TX Power Levels to choose
from — select a level to make sure that the output power measured at the
antenna end will not exceed the legal limit in your country.
Enable Watch dog
Check and enable this watch dog function
Watch Interval
Setup the interval time for watch dog function between 1 to 60 mins
Watch Host
Enter the watch dog host ip address .
ACK Timeout
When a packet is sent out from one wireless station to the other, it will waits
for an Acknowledgement frame from the remote station. If the ACK is NOT
received within that timeout period then the packet will be re-transmitted
resulting in reduced throughput. If the ACK setting is too high then
throughput will be lost due to waiting for the ACK Window to timeout on lost
packets. By having the ability to adjust the ACK setting we can effectively
optimize the throughput over long distance links. This is especially true for
802.11a and 802.11g networks
You can set as default for auto adjustment.
Apply Change
Press to save the new settings on the screen.
Reset
Press to discard the data you have entered since last time you press Apply
Change.
Access Control
Press the setup button for detail configurations
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When Enable Wireless Access Control is checked, only those clients whose wireless MAC addresses
listed in the access control list can access this Access Point. If the list contains no entries with this function
being enabled, then no clients will be able to access this Access Point.
Wireless Access Control Select the Access Control Mode from the pull-down menu.
Mode
Disable: Select to disable Wireless Access Control Mode.
Allow Listed: Only the stations shown in the table can associate with the AP.
Deny Listed: Stations shown in the table won’t be able to associate with the AP.
MAC Address
Enter the MAC Address of a station that is allowed to access this Access Point.
Comment
You may enter up to 20 characters as a remark to the previous MAC Address.
Apply Changes
Press to save the new settings on the screen.
Reset
Press to discard the data you have entered since last time you press Apply
Change.
Delete Selected
To delete clients from access to this Access Point, you may firstly check the
Select checkbox next to the MAC address and Comments, and press Delete
Selected.
Delete All
To delete all the clients from access to this Access Point, just press Delete All
without selecting the checkbox.
Reset
If you have made any selection, press Reset will clear all the select mark.
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Client Mode Setting
Alias Name
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32 characters.
… Disable Wireless
Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you won’t be
LAN Interface
able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the network you are
located. In other words, this device will not be visible by any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate. The
default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
Network Type
Client mode have two Network type :
Infrastructure
A wireless network that is built around one or more access points, providing
wireless clients access to wired LAN or Internet service. It is the most popular
WLAN network structure today.
AdHoc wireless network do not use wireless AP orrouter as the central hub of the
network. Instead, wireless client are connected directly to each other.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access points and
all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. It is
case-sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters. A device will not be permitted
to join the BSS unless it can provide the unique SSID. An SSID is also referred to
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as a network name because essentially it is a name that identifies a wireless
network.
Site Survey
Site survey displays all the active Access Points and IBSS in the neighborhood.
You can select one AP to associate. Press Site Survey button to search the
wireless device that this client want to connect.
Channel Number
Allow user to set the channel manually or automatically.
If set channel manually, just select the channel you want to specify.
If “Auto” is selected, user can set the channel range to have Wireless Access Point
automatically
survey
and
choose
the
channel
with
best
situation
for
communication. All stations communicating with the Access Point must use the
same channel.
when setup infrastructure of Client mode, the channel number can not
Be changed. You have to go to AP mode to change the channel number
Auto MAC Clone
Check the box to enable MAC Clone for Single Ethernet Client.
Manual MAC Clone
Enter the MAC Address of Single Ethernet Client.
Address
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details.
In client mode are not supported with RADIUS 802.1x authentication.
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
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Bridge Mode Setting
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32 characters.
Alias Name
…
Disable
Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you won’t be
LAN Interface
able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the network you are
located. In other words, this device will not be visible by any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate. The
default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
Channel Number
In Bridge mode, both wireless AP/Router device need set to the same Channel
number.
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details.
But bridge mode are not supported with RADIUS 802.1x authentication.
WDS Security
To enable security between wireless AP/Router , you can select WEP 64bits, WEP
128bits, WPA (TKIP), WPA2(AES) for data encryption.
For WEP encryption, Select ASCII if you are using ASCII characters. Select HEX if
you are using hexadecimal numbers (0-9, or A-F).
For WPA/WPA2 encryption, you need enter the Pre-Shared Key Information for
the authentication purpose.
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Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
AP MAC address
Enter 12 digits in hex numbers in the AP MAC address (BSSID) field and press the
Add MAC Address Button to associate with other’s Wireless access point.
Before you want to use bridge mode to connect each other to provide
A wireless bridge between 2 remote LANs, you need add the BSSID of other’s
wireless AP first.
Site Survey
Site survey displays all the active Access Points and IBSS in the neighborhood.
Press Site Survey button to search the wireless device.
Add MAC Address
Enter MAC address of remote access point.
Reset
Press to discard the data you have entered since last time you press Apply
Change.
Show Statistics
List all packets information of traffic.
Delete Selected
To delete bridge from access to this Access Point, you may firstly check the Select
checkbox next to the MAC address and Comments, and press Delete Selected.
Delete All
To delete all the clients from access to this Access Point, just press Delete All
without selecting the checkbox.
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WDS Repeater Mode Setting
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32 characters.
Alias Name
…
Disable
Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you won’t be
LAN Interface
able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the network you are
located. In other words, this device will not be visible by any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate. The
default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access points and
all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. It
is case-sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters.
A device will not be
permitted to join the BSS unless it can provide the unique SSID. An SSID is also
referred to as a network name because essentially it is a name that identifies a
wireless network
Channel Number
The number of channels supported depends on the region of this Access Point. All
stations communicating with the Access Point must use the same channel.
Wireless Client
When enabled, the wireless clients are separated from each other. Please refer
Isolation
the AP mode settingsÆ Wireless Client Isolation for details.
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Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details,
This setting is use between Wireless client and this device.
WDS Security
Please refer to the Bridge mode settings Æ WDS Security for details
This setting is use between both wireless AP/Router devices.
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
Access Control
Please refer the AP mode setting Æ Access Control for details.
AP MAC Address
Enter 12 digits in hex numbers in the AP MAC address (BSSID) field and press the
Add MAC Address Button to associate with other’s Wireless access point.
Before you want to use bridge mode to connect each other to provide
A wireless bridge between 2 remote LANs, you need add the BSSID of other’s
wireless AP first.
Delete Selected
To delete bridge from access to this Access Point, you may firstly check the Select
checkbox next to the MAC address and Comments, and press Delete Selected.
Delete All
To delete all the clients from access to this Access Point, just press Delete All
without selecting the checkbox.
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Universal Repeater Mode Setting
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32 characters.
Alias Name
…
Disable
Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you won’t be
LAN Interface
able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the network you are
located. In other words, this device will not be visible by any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate. The default
is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access points and
all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. It is
case-sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters. A device will not be permitted
to join the BSS unless it can provide the unique SSID. An SSID is also referred to
as a network name because essentially it is a name that identifies a wireless
network
Channel Number
The number of channels supported depends on the region of this Access Point. All
stations communicating with the Access Point must use the same channel.
SSID of extended
When in Universal Repeater mode, you have to enter the ESSID of other’s
Interface
AP/Router that device want to connect.
The device SSID and the SSID of extended interface can be the same or different.
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When you are using the universal repeater mode, please make sure the remote
AP/Router WDS function is turned off.
Site Survey
Please refer the Bridge mode settingsÆ Site Survey for details.
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security for details,
This setting used Wireless client or remote AP to link this device.
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
Access Control
Please refer the AP mode setting Æ Access Control for details.
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WISP (Client Router) Mode Setting
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32
Alias Name
characters
…
Disable
Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you won’t be
LAN Interface
able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the network you are
located. In other words, this device will not be visible by any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate. The
default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access points and
all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. In
WISP mode, you have to enter the WISP Outdoor AP
SSID manually or click the “site survey” button to connect and get
SSID automatically.
Site Survey
Please refer the Client mode settingsÆ Site Survey for details.
MAC Clone Address
Enter the MAC Address of Single Ethernet Client.
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security Survey for details.
Not supported with RADIUS 802.1x authentication.
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Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
WAN port
You can select many WAN Access Type : Static IP , DHCP Client, PPPOE,
PPTP, and L2TP for WAN connection depend on you WISP provided.
Virtual Server
In WISP mode, you can setup and enable Virtual server function. Like Web, FTP,
Email, DNS, Telnet server.
Select one virtual server type and enter the Local IP address, Local Port Range
and click the save button.
Special Application
You can enable some system default special application, like Qucktime 4
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Audio/Video application, Dialpad internet phone service. or define the special
application manually, select the incoming type (TCP/UDP) Incoming start ~ End
port ,Trigger Start ~ End port. Select the Trigger Type.
DMZ
Enable DMZ and enter the DMZ Host IP address.
Remote Management
Enable the function that setting configuration from Internet.
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WISP + Universal Repeater Mode Setting
You can set the alias name for this device. limited not exceed 32
Alias Name
characters
…
Disable
Wireless Check the box to disable the Wireless LAN Interface, by so doing, you won’t be
LAN Interface
able to make wireless connection with this Access Point in the network you are
located. In other words, this device will not be visible by any wireless station.
Band
You can choose one mode of the following you need.
~ 2.4GHz (B): 802.11b supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (G): 802.11g supported rate only.
~ 2.4GHz (B+G): 802.11b supported rate and 802.11g supported rate. The
default is 2.4GHz (B+G) mode.
SSID
The SSID differentiates one WLAN from another; therefore, all access points and
all devices attempting to connect to a specific WLAN must use the same SSID. In
WISP mode, you have to enter the WISP Outdoor AP
SSID manually or click the “site survey” button to connect and get
SSID automatically.
Site Survey
Please refer the Client mode settingsÆ Site Survey for details.
SSID of extended
Please refer the Universal repeater mode settingsÆ SSID of extended Interface
Interface
for details.
MAC Clone Address
Enter the MAC Address of Single Ethernet Client.
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Enable Encryption On
You can designate security to use for WLAN side, WAN side or both sides.
Both WAN and WLAN side: The security is used on both the WISP and the
Wireless Client(PC side) connection..
WLAN side only: The security used on wireless client connection only. The
WISP side is not encrypted.
WAN side only: The security used on WISP connection only. The WLAN side is
not encrypted..
Security
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Security Survey for details.
Not supported with RADIUS 802.1x authentication.
Advance Setting
Please refer the AP mode settingsÆ Advance Setting for details.
WAN port
Please refer the WISP mode settingsÆ WAN port Setting for details.
Virtual Server
Please refer the WISP mode settingsÆ Virtual Server Setting for details.
Special Application
Please refer the WISP mode settingsÆ Special Application Setting for details.
DMZ
Please refer the WISP mode settingsÆ DMZ Setting for details.
Remote Management Please refer the WISP mode settingsÆ Remote Management Setting for details.
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Status
In this screen, you can see the current settings and status of this Access Point. You can change settings by
selecting specific tab described in below.
. System
System
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Uptime
The time period since the device was up.
Firmware Version
The current version of the firmware installed in this device.
Wireless
Mode
There are 7 modes supported, The default mode is Access Point. If you want to
change to other mode, please click the Mode and select the wireless mode you
want.
Physical Address
Display wireless MAC address information.
Band
Display wireless band type information.
SSID
Display the SSID of this device.
Channel Number
The number of channels supported depends on the region of this Access Point. All
stations communicating with the Access Point must use the same channel.
Encryption
Display encryption setting information.
Associated Clients
Displays the total number of clients associated to this AP. You can have up to 64
clients to associate to this Access Point.
BSSID
BSSID displays the ID of current BSS, which uniquely identifies each BSS. In AP
mode, this value is the MAC address of this Access Point.
LAN Configuration (TCP/IP)
Connection Method:
Display the connection method, you can setup in TCP/IP section
Physical Address:
Display the LAN MAC address
IP Address:
Display the LAN IP address, you can setup in TCP/IP section
Network Mask:
Display the network mask, you can setup in TCP/IP section
Default Gateway:
Display the default gateway ip , you can setup in TCP/IP section
DHCP Server:
Default the DHCP Server is enabled(ON)
DHCP
Start
IP Display the DHCP server start IP address.
Finish
IP Display the DHCP server finish IP address.
Address:
DHCP
Address:
Internet Configuration
Connection Method:
Display the internet connection method, you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
Physical Address:
Display the AP MAC address information
IP Address:
Display the internet IP Address, you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
Network Mask:
Display the network mask, you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
Default Gateway:
Display the default gateway , you can setup in WISP modeÆWAN
Port configuration
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. Statistics
The Statistics table shows the packets sent/received over wireless and ethernet LAN respectively.
. Active Clients
Display the active Wireless Clients information, include wireless MAC address, TX/Rx Packet, TX Rate, and
Power Saving information.
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TCP/IP
In this page, you can change the TCP/IP settings of this Access Point, select to enable/disable the DHCP
Client, 802.1d Spanning Tree, and Clone MAC Address.
IP Address
This field can be modified only when DHCP Client is disabled. If your system
manager assigned you static IP settings, then you will have to enter the
information provided.
Subnet Mask
Enter the information provided by your system manager.
Default Gateway
Enter the information provided by your system manager.
DHCP
Select Disable, Client or Server from the pull-down menu.
Disable: Select to disable DHCP server function.
Client: Select to automatically get the LAN port IP address from ISP (For
ADSL/Cable Modem).
Server: Select to enable DHCP server function.
DHCP Client Range
WL-5060AP IP addresses continuing from 192.168.100.1 to 192.168.100.253
Show Client
Click to show Active DHCP Client table.
DNS Server
Enter the Domain Name Service IP address.
802.1d Spanning Tree
To enable 802.1d Spanning Tree will prevent the network from infinite loops.
Infinite loop will happen in the network when WDS is enabled and there are
multiple active paths between stations.
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Clone MAC Address
You can specify the MAC address of your Access Point to replace the factory
setting.
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Reboot
Click the Reboot button to restart device.
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Other
. Upgrade Firmware
1. Download the latest firmware from your distributor and save the file on the hard drive.
2. Start the browser, open the configuration page, click on Other, and click Upgrade Firmware to
enter the Upgrade Firmware window.
3. Enter the new firmware’s path and file name (i.e. C:\FIRMWARE\firmware.bin) or click the Browse
button to find and open the firmware file (the browser will display to correct file path).
4. Click Upload button to start the upgrade function or Reset button to clear all the settings on this
page.
If firmware upgrade fail, please see Appendix A.
. Save / Reload Settings
This function enables users to save the current configuration as a file (i.e. config.dat) or loades
configuration from a file. Enter the file name or click Browse… to find the file from your computer.
Save Settings to File: Click SAVE.. to save the current configuration to file.
Load Settings From File: Click Browse… if you want to load a pre-saved file, enter the file name
with the correct path and then click on Upload or click Browse… to select the file.
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Reset Settings to Default: Click Reset button to restore the default configuration.
. Password
For secure reason, It is recommended that you set the account to access the web server of this Access Point.
Leaving the password blank will disable the protection. The login screen prompts immediately once you finish
setting password. Remember your password for you will be asked to enter them every time you access the
web server of this Access Point.
New Password
Set your new password. Password can be up to 30 characters long. Password
can contain letter, number and space. It is case sensitive.
Confirm Password
Re-enter the new password for confirmation.
Note: when you setup the password and click the apply change button, system will pop-up Window and ask
the username and password, Please enter system default username “admin” (not changeable) and your
password for entering the configuration WEB UI.
. Log
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This function can list all log information about device.
Enable Log
Enabled or Disabled display system log information.
System All
List system all log information.
Wireless Only
List wireless log information only.
Refresh
Refresh log information.
Clear
Clear all information in window.
. NTP
This function can setting system time from local computer or Internet.
Current Time
Setting system time
Enable NTP client update Enable or Disable setting system from Internet NTP Server.
Time Zone Select
Select system time zone.
NTP Server
Select NTP Server by Server list or manual inputing.
Save
Save configurayion to flsh.
Reset
Reset system time configurayion.
Refresh
Refresh system time information.
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Appendix A: Emergency Firmware Upload
. Using AirLive WL-5460AP's Emergency Firmware Upload Feature
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The
emergency firmware upload feature is to help you restore the AP when the firmware is corrupted. If
you can no longer access the AP's web UI, please first try to restore-to-default by holding the Reset
button for more than 5 seconds. Then you should be able to find the AP at 192.168.100.252. But if
this still doesn't work, please follow the procedures below to restore the firmware.
1.
Hold the "Reset" button in the back of the AP BEFORE plugging in the power.
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2.
After plug-in the power, wait until the "Status" LED goes off before releasing the reset button.
3.
Visit www.airlive.com. Go to Support->Firmware Download section. Download the WL-5460AP e10
firmware. Decompress the archive file into your PC.
4.
Set your computer's IP address to 192.168.1.100. Open your browser and enter "192.168.1.6".
5.
You should see the emergency upload page. Upload the WL-5460AP e10 firmware (or later) to the AP.
6.
Wait for 3 minutes. Change your PC's IP to 192.168.100.100. You should be able to access the AP at
192.168.100.252.
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