Buffalo Technology AirStation WBR2-G54 User Manual

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Basic Filter


Advanced Settings

Usethis fi lter when the communicationspeed goes down usinga network application likeE-mail,FTPand WEB.

* If IDENT requests are for-

warded to a LAN side client byaddress translation setting (DMZ

or TCP port :113 ), this basic rule isignored.


Advanced Settings

IP Filter


• WAN side - packets coming from the WAN side will be fi ltered.

IP Filter setting - Limits the type of packets allowed to pass between the WAN and LAN.

The maximum number of rules is 32.

Operation - Packets from WAN (or LAN), selectignored, rejected, oraccepted. Select the operation to be performed on the packets.

Packets from:

LAN side - packets from the LAN side will be fi ltered. Are :

Ignored - Stop the packet and do not route it.

Rejected - Return the rejected packet to the point of origin.

Accepted - Pass the packet through.

Destination IP Address - The IP address to be fi ltered.

Source IP Address - The IP address designated for fi ltering. If all IP addresses must be fi ltered, leave this box blank.

Warning: If administrator selects packet from LAN isIgnored orRejected, the administrator will


Advanced Settings

no longer have access to the AirStation confi guration screens. This function prohibits setup from a wireless or wired computer. The AirStation can be returned to the factory default settings by holding down the INIT button on the back of the unit for fi ve seconds or until the red DIAG light becomes solid.

Protocol - Mark and select a specifi c protocol. Select fromall protocols,ICMP, arbitraryprotocol number andTCP/UDP protocol number.

All - Selects all IP protocols.

ICMP - Network Diagnostic Protocol (1).

Manual - Enter protocol number(0-65535).

TCP/UDP Destination Port - Select TCP or UDP, then enter port number.

Priority - Specify the priority an item. The smaller the number, the higher the priority.

Add MAC Filter setting

MAC Filter - Click Enter MAC fi lter to enter MAC address.

Source MAC address -The MAC address of the source of the packets that will be fi ltered may be set. Click Add rule when complete.


Advanced Settings

Note: If configuring from a wireless computer, add your MAC address to the list of authorized wireless LAN PCs. The MAC address must be intwo-digitgroups separated by colons. Example: 00:40:26:00:11:22

Click Apply when settings are complete.



Advanced Settings


Intrusion Detector


The Intrusion Detector watch guards


and prevents unauthorized access



from the WAN (Internet)


This function also records information


on unauthorized access attempts


Intrusion Detector - Select Do not


use, Useor Use (Apply Packet fi lter


setting for Intrusion Detector set-




IP Spoofi ng - Check Blockto prevent


IP spoofi ng.


Threshold Value - Enter the number


(1-999)of suspect packets before the


notifi cation occurs.


Notify by email

Notifi cation email address - Enter destination email address

Sender email address - Enter the email address that will send the email. This is the name that will appear as the sender when the email is read. This email can be made up (e.g. DETECTOR@AIRSTATION


Sender email server address - Enter the SMTP Server address.

Receiving email server authorization - Enter the POP3 Server address, User name and Password. This is only required if your SMTP server requires POP verification before it allows email to be sent. Consult your ISP or mail server support for more information.

Send test - ClickSend to test notification; this will also save and commit the entries.

Pop-up notification -Pop-upwindow alert of unwanted activity. Client Manager must be installed and running on a client machine to use this feature.

Destination IP address - Enter the IP address to be notified. The LAN computer with this IP address must have Buffalo’s Client Manager software installed and running for the verification to occur. If the machine is off the verification will not be received, and the AirStation will NOT resend information.

Intrusion Detector information - displays log activity detected by the Intrusion Detector service.




Advanced Settings


Select Use to enable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play). When a computer with UPnP support connects to the AirStation, that computer automatically receives confi guration information from the AirStation.


Advanced Settings




System Information

System information of the AirStation is obtained here.

• Model name - Displays model and fi rmware version

• AirStation Name - Displays AirStation host name

• DHCP Server function - Displays On or Off

• Wireless - Displays the wireless LAN settings such as wireless MAC address and wireless fi rmware. The wireless MAC address is required for setting up WDS

with other access points. This is the best place to determine the wireless MAC address.

LAN - Displays the AirStation LAN settings

WAN - Displays the AirStation WAN settings

Default Gateway - Displays the default gateway settings


Advanced Settings

• WAN side IP address auto acquisition - This is the method to acquire the IP address from the WAN (Internet) side DHCP server. Press Release to release current DHCP WAN information. Press Renew to obtain WAN information from the DHCP server.NOTE: If a manual IP is assigned to the WAN port, this feature is not displayed.

Name and



Admin Name and Password

AirStation name - When using multiple AirStations, select a unique name to make it easier to identify each AirStation through the AirStation Manager utility. This utility is seldomly used, thus, the AirStation name value has little value.

Administrator name - “root”, cannot be changed

Administrator password - Allows the administrator to enter an administrator password to restrict access to the setting screens.


Advanced Settings

New Password - Enter new password. Enter up to eight alphanumeric characters (case sensitive)

Confi rm Password - Reenter the new password for confi rmation

Time Setup


Time setup

Time setup - Enter the current date and time, and clickSet.

NTP - Network Time Protocol. SelectUse orDo not use.

Note: If NTP is used, time is set automatically.

NTP server name - Enter the NTP server name

Check Interval - Enter the time interval (in hours) for the time check frequency

Time Zone - Select local time zone

Click Apply.