Alcatel-Lucent SPEEDTOUCH 180 User Manual

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SpeedTouch™180

IEEE802.11g Wireless Access Point

Setup and User’s Guide

Release R1.0

SpeedTouch™

180

Setup and User’s Guide

Release R1.0

Status v2.0

Reference E-DOC-CTC-20040401-0003

Short Title Setup and User’s Guide ST180 R1.0

Copyright © 2004 THOMSON. All rights reserved. Passing on, and copying of this document, use and communication of its contents is not permitted without written authorization from THOMSON. The content of this document is furnished for informational use only, may be subject to change without notice, and should not be construed as a commitment by THOMSON. THOMSON assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or inaccuracies that may appear in this document.

Contents

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SpeedTouch™180 Installation ......................................

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1.1

About the SpeedTouch™180 .............................................................................

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1.2

SpeedTouch™180 Installation............................................................................

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1.3

SpeedTouch™180 Configuration .......................................................................

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1.3.1

The SpeedTouch™180 as Access Point....................................................................................

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1.3.2

The SpeedTouch™180 as Wireless Client ..............................................................................

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1.3.3

The SpeedTouch™180 as Wireless Repeater.........................................................................

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SpeedTouch™180 Web Interface ..............................

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2.1

System Links.......................................................................................................

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2.2

LAN Links ...........................................................................................................

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2.3

Wireless Links ....................................................................................................

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2.3.1

Basic Setting .....................................................................................................................................

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2.3.2

WEP Configuration ........................................................................................................................

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2.3.3

WPA Configuration .......................................................................................................................

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2.3.4

Client List .........................................................................................................................................

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2.3.5

Connection Control ......................................................................................................................

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2.3.6

Repeater Settings............................................................................................................................

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2.4

Tools Links..........................................................................................................

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Support..........................................................................

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3.1

Troubleshooting.................................................................................................

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3.2

SpeedTouch™180 Default Configuration .......................................................

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SpeedTouch™180 Installation

Introduction

 

The SpeedTouch™180 is an IEEE 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Access Point with switchable

 

repeater mode and Ethernet client mode. It provides transparent, wireless high-speed

 

data communications between the wired LAN (and/or within the wireless network) and

 

fixed, portable or mobile devices equipped with an 802.11b/g wireless adapter

 

employing the same radio modulation.

Contents

 

This Setup and User’s Guide will assist you in getting acquainted with the Speed-

 

Touch™180 Wireless LAN Access Point and in getting connected to a wireless

 

network.

Safety instructions

 

Before connecting the SpeedTouch™, please read the SpeedTouch™180 Quick Installa-

 

tion Guide and Safety Instructions.

Documentation and

 

The SpeedTouch™ products continue to evolve as extra and new functionalities are

software updates

made available.

 

For more information on the latest technological innovations, software updates, and

 

documents please visit the SpeedTouch™ web site at:

 

www.speedtouch.com

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1.1 About the SpeedTouch™180

Package Contents After unpacking the SpeedTouch™180 box, check the contents to be sure you have received the following components:

SpeedTouch™180 Wireless LAN Access Point

Power adapter

Ethernet cable

SpeedTouch™180 Setup CD-ROM

Quick Installation Guide

Safety Instructions and Regulatory Information

Please inform your dealer, if there are any incorrect, missing, or damaged parts. If possible, retain the carton, including the original packing materials in case there is a need to return the product.

The SpeedTouch™

A

 

B

C

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

A

Antenna

 

C

 

LAN indicator

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

WLAN indicator

 

D

 

Power indicator

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LED Indicators

Indicator

 

Description

 

 

 

Name

 

State

 

 

 

 

 

WLAN

 

Green

Connection has been established.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flashing

The WLAN port is sending or receiving data.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off

Wireless feature has been disabled from the user interface.

 

 

 

The “Enable Wireless Networking” check box has been de-

 

 

 

selected.

 

 

 

 

LAN

 

Green

The connection is established at 100 Mbps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow

The connection is established at 10 Mbps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flashing

The indicated LAN port is sending or receiving data.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off

There is no link on the port.

 

 

 

 

Power

 

Green

The SpeedTouch™ is receiving power.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flashing

Device is booting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off

Power off or failure.

 

 

 

 

Back panel layout

 

A

B

 

 

 

Item

Description

 

 

 

 

A

Power Inlet

 

 

 

B

Fast Ethernet port (RJ-45). Connect device (such as a computer, hub or

 

switch) on your local area network to this port.

 

 

 

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1.2 SpeedTouch™180 Installation

Before you start Before installing the SpeedTouch™, verify that you have all the items listed under the Package Contents list. If any of the items are missing or damaged, contact your local distributor. Also be sure that you have all the necessary cabling before installing the wireless gateway.

Connect the Always check first whether the power supply adapter provided is suitable for the local power supply power specifications. Contact your Service Provider in case of any doubt.

The power inlet on the SpeedTouch™ is marked “Power”.

Plug the adapter's coaxial jack into the SpeedTouch™'s power inlet and plug the power supply into a power socket outlet.

Connect your Connect the SpeedTouch™ to your computer using the Ethernet cable provided with computer your SpeedTouch™180.

Note At the end of the installation you may be asked to reconnect your device.

SpeedTouch™180 To configure the SpeedTouch™180 according to the specific needs of your network, configuration see “1.3 SpeedTouch™180 Configuration” on page 9.

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1.3 SpeedTouch™180 Configuration

Preconditions Make sure that:

The SpeedTouch™ is in its default configuration state.

Note For more information, see “3.2 SpeedTouch™180 Default Configuration” on page 36.

The SpeedTouch™ and your computer share the same IP subnet (10.0.0.0/24). By default the SpeedTouch™180 has a local IP address 10.0.0.140. To be able to access the web pages, your computer needs to be configured with an IP address in the same subnet, e.g. 10.0.0.1.

Note To configure your computer with an IP address, please consult the Operating System’s Help.

Your web browser is not using a proxy server and the SpeedTouch™ IP address is not submitted to a proxy server.

Note For more information on how to disable your web browser's proxying, please consult the web browser's Help.

Javascript is enabled on your web browser.

Configuration examples The SpeedTouch™180 allows you to:

Create a wireless access point for your network or Internet gateway (e.g. a SpeedTouch™ DSL Router):

For more information, see “1.3.1 The SpeedTouch™180 as Access Point” on page 11.

Associate the SpeedTouch™180 with an Access Point (e.g. a SpeedTouch™580).

SpeedTouch™180

SpeedTouch™580

For more information, see “1.3.2 The SpeedTouch™180 as Wireless Client” on page 12.

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Extend the range of an existing Access Point (e.g. a SpeedTouch™580) by means of an additional Access Point:

SpeedTouch™180 SpeedTouch™580

For more information see, “1.3.1 The SpeedTouch™180 as Access Point” on page 11.

Extend the range of an existing Access Point (e.g. a WDS-enabled SpeedTouch™580) by means of a wireless repeater:

WDS Link

SpeedTouch™180

SpeedTouch™580

Note The Access Point must support WDS.

For more information, see “1.3.3 The SpeedTouch™180 as Wireless Repeater” on page 13.

Note If at any time the SpeedTouch™180 becomes unresponsive, it may be necessary to perform a reset to factory defaults.

For more information, see “ Reset to default configuration” on page 36.

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