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TEW-410APB

Wireless 802.11g AP

User’s Manual

Version 1.4

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Copyright Statement

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July. 2003

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Contents

 

1. Introduction..............................................................................................................

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2.

Safety Notification ...................................................................................................

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3.

Hardware Installation ..............................................................................................

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4 Web Management Settings ......................................................................................

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4.1.Primary Setup ………………………………………………………………………………………………7

4.2.System…..………………………………………………………………………………………………….11

4.3.Operating Mode……………………………………………………………………………………………12

4.4.Status……………………………………………………………………………………………………….14

4.5Traffic Log…………………………………………………………………………………………………..15

4.6AccessControl ……………………………………………………………………………………………..16

4.7Advanced Wireless………………………………………………………………………………………..17

4.8.SNMP………………………………………………………………………………………………………19

4.9.Upgrade Firmware………………………………………………………………………………………..20

5. Troubleshooting ....................................................................................................

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1. Introduction

Thank you for purchasing your AP Wireless 802.11g AP.

This user guide will assist you with the installation procedure.

The package you have received should contain the following items:

AP Wireless 802.11g AP

User Guide

Power Supply / Cord

Ethernet Cable

Note: if anything is missing, please contact your vendor

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2. Safety Notification

Your Wireless AP should be placed in a safe and secure location. To ensure proper operation, please keep the unit away from water and other damaging elements. Please read the user manual thoroughly before you install the device. The device should only be repaired by authorized and qualified personnel.

Please do not try to open or repair the device yourself.

Do not place the device in a damp or humid location, i.e. a bathroom.

The device should be placed in a sheltered and non-sliplocation within a temperature range of +5 to +40 Celsius degree.

Please do not expose the device to direct sunlight or other heat sources. The housing and electronic components may be damaged by direct sunlight or heat sources.

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3. Hardware Installation

Front Panel

The front panel provides LED’s for device status. Refer to the following table for the meaning of each feature.

LED

STATUS

Description

PWR/STAT

Off

No power

 

Green On

1. Power on 2. Reset to default 3. Firmware upgrade (first 1

 

 

minute)

 

Green

1. System up 2. Power on 3. Firmware upgrade

 

Blink

 

 

Link

Off

no Ethernet link detected

 

Green On

10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet link detected. No activity.

 

Green

Indicates data traffic on the 10/100 Mbps LAN

 

Blink

 

 

Active

Green

Indicates the device is linking or active data through wireless

Blink

links

 

Rear Panel

The rear panel features 1 LAN ports and Reset button. Refer to the following table for the meaning of each feature.

 

Used to connect to the power outlet. Only use the power

Power (DC 5v)

adapter provided with the device. Use of an unauthorized

 

power adapter may cause damage to your device and

 

violate your warranty.

Reset

Press the Reset Button for approximately ten seconds, all

configurations will set to factory default settings.

 

LAN

The RJ-45Ethernet ports used to connect your PC, hub,

switch or Ethernet network.

 

AP Default Settings

The default settings are shown following.

User

admin

Password

admin

AP IP Address

192.168.1.250

AP Subnet Mask

255.255.255.0

RF ESSID

ap11g

11g RF Channel

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Mode

11b+g

Encryption

Disabled

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4 Web Management Settings

TURN ON POWER SUPPLY

Quick power cycle can caused system corruption. When power on, be careful not to shut down in about 5 seconds, because data is writing to the flash.

START UP & LOGIN

In order to configure the Wireless 11g AP, you must use your web browser and manually input http://192.168.1.250 into the Address box and press Enter. The Main Page will appear.

To start configure the Wireless 11g AP, you must login as “admin” in theUser Name box. And input password “admin” on the password section.

Once you have logged-inas administrator, it is a good idea to change the administrator password to ensure a secure protection to the Wireless 11g AP. The Security Settings section described later in this manual describes how to change the password.

Once you have input the correct password and logged-in,the screen will change to the Setup page screen.

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4.1. Primary Setup

MAKE CORRECT NETWORK SETTINGS OF YOUR COMPUTER

To change the configuration, use Internet Explorer (IE) or Netscape Communicator to connect the

WEB management 192.168.1.250.

Primary Setup

This screen contains all of the AP©s basic setup functions.

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Most users will be able to configure the AP and get it working properly using the settings on this screen.

LAN IP Address and Subnet Mask: This is the AP©s IP Address and Subnet Mask as seen on the internal LAN. The default value is 192.168.1.250 for IP Address and 255.255.255.0 for Subnet Mask.

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Wireless: This section provide the Wireless Network settings for your WLAN

Wireless Settings

SSID: The service set identifier ( SSID ) or network name. It is case sensitive and must not exceed 32 characters, which may be any keyboard character. You shall have selected the same SSID for all the APs that will be communicating with mobile wireless stations.

Channel: Select the appropriate channel from the list provided to correspond with your network settings. You shall assign a different channel for each AP to avoid signal interference.

Security: There are 3 types of security to be selected. To secure your Wireless Networks, it’s strongly recommended to enable this feature.

-WEP

Make sure that all wireless devices on your network are using the same encryption level and key. WEP keys must consist of the letters "A" through "F" and the numbers "0" through "9."

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Important Notice

In order to make right use of WPA, please ensure that your current Wireless Adapter’s driver, and Wireless Utility can support it, WPA needs 802.1x authentication (when RADIUS mode is chosen), though the Operating System must also support 802.1x protocol. For Microsoft’s OS family, only Windows XP has incorporated this by default. The rest of the OS must installed 3er party’s client software such as Funk ODySSey.

-WPA-Presharedkey

There are two encryption options for WPA Pre-SharedKey, TKIP and AES. TKIP stands for Temporal Key Integrity Protocol. TKIP utilizes a stronger encryption method and incorporates Message Integrity Code (MIC) to provide protection against hackers. AES stands for Advanced Encryption System, which utilizes a symmetric128-Bitblock data encryption.

To use WPA Pre-SharedKey, enter a password in the WPA Shared Key field between 8 and 63 characters long. You may also enter a Group Key Renewal Interval time between 0 and 99,999 seconds.

WPA

Please choose your algorithms method. You can select

Algorithms

between TKIP or AES.

WPA Shared

Please input the Pre-SharedKey. The key should be 8

Key

characters or 63 characters in alphanumeric.

Group Key

Please input the period of renewal time. The default selection

Renewal

is 300 seconds.

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