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  1. 1. User GuideLinksys E1000 Wireless-N Router
  2. 2. Linksys E1000 Table of Contents Contents Chapter 1: Product Overview 1 Top . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Horizontal Placement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Wall-Mounting Placement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Chapter 2: Cisco Connect 3 Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Computers and Other Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Parental Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Guest Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Router Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 How to Exit Cisco Connect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 How to Access Cisco Connect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Chapter 3: Advanced Configuration 13 How to Access the Browser-Based Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Setup > Basic Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Setup > DDNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Setup > MAC Address Clone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Setup > Advanced Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Manual Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Wireless > Wireless Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Wireless > Wireless MAC Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Wireless > Advanced Wireless Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Security > Firewall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Security > VPN Passthrough . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Access Restrictions > Internet Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Applications and Gaming > Port Range Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Applications & Gaming > Port Range Triggering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Applications and Gaming > DMZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Applications and Gaming > QoS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Administration > Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Administration > Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Administration > Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Administration > Factory Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Administration > Firmware Upgrade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Status > Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Status > Local Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Status > Wireless Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36Wireless-N Router ii
  3. 3. Linksys E1000 Table of Contents Appendix A: Troubleshooting 37 Appendix B: Specifications 38 Appendix C: Warranty Information 39 LIMITED WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Appendix D: Regulatory Information 41 FCC Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 FCC Radiation Exposure Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Safety Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Industry Canada Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Avis d’Industrie Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Wireless Disclaimer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Avis de non-responsabilité concernant les appareils sans fil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 User Information for Consumer Products Covered by EU Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Appendix E: Software End User License Agreement 43 Cisco Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Software Licenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43Wireless-N Router iii
  4. 4. Linksys E1000 Chapter 1: Product OverviewChapter 1: Product Overview Internet  (Blue)  The Internet LED lights up when there is a connection made through theThank you for choosing the Linksys E1000 Wireless-N Internet port. It flashes to indicate networkRouter. The Router lets you access the Internet via a activity over the Internet port.wireless connection or through one of its four switched Power  (Blue)  The Power LED lights up whenports. You can also use the Router to share resources such the Router is powered on. When the Router goesas computers, printers and files. through its self-diagnostic mode during everyA variety of security features help to protect your data boot-up, the LED flashes. When the diagnosticand your privacy while you are online. Security features is complete, the LED is continuously lit.include Wi‑Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) security, whichencrypts data on your wireless network; a Stateful Packet BackInspection (SPI) firewall to help block unauthorized accessto your Router; and Network Address Translation (NAT)technology, which enhances network protection byallowing your computers to share Internet access through Internet 4 3 Ethernet 2 1 Reset 12VDC Powera single, public Internet IP address. (IP stands for InternetProtocol.)Setup and use of the Router is easy using Cisco Connect, Internet  Using an Ethernet cable (also calledthe software that is installed when you run the included a network or Internet cable), the InternetCD. Advanced configuration of the Router is available port connects the Router to your Internetthrough the provided browser‑based utility. connection, which is typically a cable or Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) modem.Top 4, 3, 2, 1  Using Ethernet cables, these Ethernet ports (4, 3, 2, 1) connect the Router to computers and other Ethernet network devices on your wired network. Reset  The Reset button is located on the right side of the product label. There are two ways to reset the Router to its factory defaults. Either press and hold the Reset Button for approximately five seconds, or restore the defaults from the Administration > Factory Defaults screen in the Router’s browser-based utility (refer to 1, 2, 3, 4  (Blue)  These numbered LEDs, Administration > Factory Defaults, page 34). corresponding with the numbered ports on Power  The Power port connects to the the Router’s back panel, serve two purposes. included power adapter. The LED is continuously lit when the Router is connected to a device through that port. It flashes to indicate network activity over that Horizontal Placement port. The Router has four rubber feet on its bottom panel. Place Wi-Fi Protected Setup Button  If you have the Router on a level surface near an electrical outlet. client devices, such as wireless adapters, that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup, then you can use the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button to automatically configure wireless security for your wireless network. To use Wi-Fi Protected Setup, refer to Wi-Fi Protected Setup, page 20. Wireless  (Blue)  The Wireless LED lights up when the wireless feature is enabled. It flashes when the Router sends or receives data over the wireless network.Wireless-N Router 1
  5. 5. Linksys E1000 Chapter 1: Product OverviewWall-Mounting PlacementThe Router has two wall-mount slots on its bottom panel.The distance between the slots is 152 mm.Two screws are needed to mount the Router. Suggested Mounting Hardware 2.5-3.0 mm 4-5 mm 1-1.5 mm NOTE: Cisco is not responsible for damages incurred by unsecured wall-mounting hardware.Follow these instructions:1. Determine where you want to mount the Router. Make sure that the wall you use is smooth, flat, dry, and sturdy. Also make sure the location is within reach of an electrical outlet.2. Drill two holes into the wall. Make sure the holes are 152 mm apart.3. Insert a screw into each hole and leave 3 mm of its head exposed.4. Position the Router so the wall-mount slots line up with the two screws.5. Place the wall-mount slots over the screws and slide the Router down until the screws fit snugly into the wall-mount slots. 152 mm Print this page at 100% size. Cut along the dotted line, and place on the wall to drill precise spacing. Wall-Mounting TemplateWireless-N Router 2
  6. 6. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco ConnectChapter 2: Cisco Connect Mac OS X a. Double-click the CD on your desktop.During installation, the setup software installs Cisco b. Double-click Setup.Connect on your computer. Cisco Connect offers optionsto connect additional computers or devices to the Router 3. Read the Software End User License Agreement.and allows you to change the Router’s settings. To accept the agreement and continue with the installation, click Next.InstallationTo install the Router:1. Insert the CD into your CD-ROM drive. License Agreement 4. The connection steps are displayed. Insert CD2. Click Set up your Linksys Router. DVD/CD-RW Drive (E:) Linksys Router Setup Always do this for software and games: AutoPlay DVD/CD-RW Drive (E:) Linksys Router Setup Install or run program Always do this for software and games: Install or run program Set up your Linksys Router Published by Cisco Consumer Products LLC Set up your Linksys Router General options Open folder to view files Published by Cisco Consumer Products LLC using Windows Explorer Speed up my system using Windows ReadyBoost General options Set AutoPlay defaults in Control Panel Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer Connection Overview Speed up my system using Windows ReadyBoost a. Plug the power cord into the Power port on the back of the Router. Set AutoPlay defaults in Control Panel Set Up Your Linksys Router If you do not see this, access setup on the CD directly. Internet 4 3 Ethernet 2 1 Reset 12VDC Power To do so, perform the following steps for your specific operating system: Windows 7 a. Go to Start > Computer. b. Double-click your CD-ROM drive. Connect to Power Port Windows Vista a. Go to Start > Computer. b. Double-click your CD-ROM drive. Windows XP a. Go to Start > My Computer and select your CD‑ROM drive. b. Double-click Setup.exe.Wireless-N Router 3
  7. 7. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco Connect b. Plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet. 6. The installation is complete. Click OK. Connect to Electrical Outlet Installation is Complete c. Unplug the existing Ethernet cable from your computer and plug it into the yellow port labeled Internet on the back of the Router. Click Next. NOTE: If you have any problems during the installation process, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions in the setup software, or use a computer with an active Internet connection to visit www.linksys.com/support. Internet 4 3 Ethernet 2 1 Reset 12VDC Power Main Menu When Cisco Connect starts up, the main menu appears: Connect Ethernet Cable NOTE: You can view detailed connection steps by clicking in the setup software. NOTE: If the setup software detects multiple routers, then select the serial number of your Router. The serial number is located on the left side of the product label, which is on the bottom of the Router. Main Menu5. Please wait while the setup software is setting up the Status information is displayed in the upper right corner: Router. •• online secure Your local network is secure, and your Internet connection is available. •• offline secure Your local network is secure; however, your Internet connection is not available. To repair your Internet connection, follow the on-screen instructions. NOTE: A group of computers or other devices connected to a router is a local network. The router allows the networked devices to communicate with each other. Please WaitWireless-N Router 4
  8. 8. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco ConnectThe main menu offers four options: Computers and Main Menu – Computers and Devicesdevices, Parental controls, Guest access, and Routersettings. Use this option to connect another computer or device to the Router. NOTE: To view the FAQs for more information, There is x device(s) connected to your router  The click Need help? number of devices connected to the Router is displayed. Add device  To connect another computer orLocal Access versus Guest Access device to the Router, click Add device and go to Computers and Other Devices, page 6.You can connect computers or devices to your Router bygiving them local access (Computers and devices option)or Main Menu – Parental Controlsguest access (Guest access option). Parental controls restrict Internet access for up to fiveComputers and devices with local access will have computers. For the computers you select, you can block oraccess to the Internet and to other devices on your limit Internet access to specific times. You can also blocklocal network, including shared computers and specific websites.printers that are connected to the Router. Local access Parental controls restrictions are being applied to xcan be given to a wired or wireless device. Refer to device(s)  The number of devices with parental controlsComputers and Other Devices, page 6 for more restrictions is displayed.information. Change  To enable parental controls or change settings,Guest access allows you to provide guests visiting your click Change and go to Parental Controls, page 8.home with Internet access. Your guests will not have accessto your other computers or personal data. Provide your Main Menu – Guest Accessguest with the guest network name and password. Guestcomputers must connect to your network using a wireless Guest access provides Internet access only; it does notnetwork connection. Refer to Main Menu – Guest Access, provide access to the local network and its resources. Forpage 5 and Guest Access, page 10 for more information. example, the guest computer cannot print to a printer onThe following diagram shows a typical example of how the local network or copy files to a computer on the locallocal access and guest access are used in the same home. network. Guest access helps minimize exposure of your local Guest Access versus Local Access Diagram network. To grant Internet access to friends or family, Internet provide the guest network name and password displayed on this screen. Guests can connect to x-guest using the password xyz  When a guest wants Internet access in your home, have the guest do the following: Printer Family Notebook 1. Connect to the wireless guest network, which is the Modem Router name of your wireless network followed by -guest. 2. Open a web browser. 3. On the login screen, enter the password of your guest Guest Notebook network. Then click Login. 1 2 1 2 Change  To disable guest access or change settings, click Change and go to Guest Access, page 10. Guest Access (Internet Access Only) Local Access Main Menu – Router Settings Use this option to personalize the Router’s settings. Router name is x  The name of the Router is displayed. Change  To change settings, click Change and go to Router Settings, page 10.Wireless-N Router 5
  9. 9. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco ConnectComputers and Other Devices Connect with the Easy Setup KeyThe Computers and other devices screen appears. 1. Insert the Easy Setup Key into an available USB port on the computer that you want to connect to the Router. Computers and Other Devices Connecting Another ComputerComputer  Click this option to connect another computerin your home. Go to Computer, page 6. 2. On that computer, click Connect to your Linksys Router. (If you do not see this, access the Easy SetupWireless printer  Click this option to connect a wireless Key through Windows Explorer or the Finder, andprinter. Go to Wireless Printer, page 7. double‑click Connect.)Other devices  Click this option to connect a device that Follow the on-screen instructions to connect thatis not a computer, such as a smartphone or game console. computer to the Router.Go to Connect Manually, page 7. 3. Come back to this computer. On the ConnectingComputer another computer screen, click Next. 4. Enter a name that will be used to identify the newlyYou can use a USB flash drive to create an Easy Setup Key, added computer. Then click Finish.which holds the wireless settings for the Router. Thenyou can use the Easy Setup Key to connect additionalcomputers to the Router. Select the appropriate option:Yes, I have an Easy Setup Key  If you already have anEasy Setup Key, select this option. Click Next and go toConnect with the Easy Setup Key, page 6.No, I don’t have an Easy Setup Key — create a newone now  If you want to create or update an EasySetup Key, select this option. Click Next and go toCreate or Update the Easy Setup Key, page 7.I want to connect manually using my wirelesssettings  If you want to connect manually (without an Name Your DeviceEasy Setup Key), select this option. Click Next and go toConnect Manually, page 7. Do You Have an Easy Setup Key?Wireless-N Router 6
  10. 10. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco ConnectCreate or Update the Easy Setup Key Connect ManuallyIf you do not have an Easy Setup Key, then you can create 1. Enter the Network name (SSID), Security Key, and Securityone using a USB flash drive. If you already have an Easy Type settings on your wireless device (SSID stands forSetup Key, then you can update it with the Router’s Service Set Identifier). To print this information, clickcurrent settings. Print these settings.1. Insert the Easy Setup Key or a USB flash drive into an available USB port on your computer. Connecting a Device 2. After your device connects, click Next. Update or Create an Easy Setup Key 3. Enter a name that will be used to identify this device.2. Please wait while settings are copied to the Easy Setup Then click Finish. Key. Name Your Device Copying Files to the Easy Setup Key Wireless Printer3. Remove the Easy Setup Key. You can now use it to connect other computers to the Router (for more 1. Refer to your printer’s documentation to learn how to information, refer to Connect with the Easy Setup Key, connect it to a wireless printer. page 6). Click Close. 2. Enter the Network name (SSID), Security Key, and Security Type settings on your wireless printer. To print this information, click Print these settings. Easy Setup Key Has Been Updated Connecting a Wireless PrinterWireless-N Router 7
  11. 11. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco Connect3. Wait until your printer connects. On the Connecting a 2. Select the computer whose parental controls you want wireless printer screen, click Next. to set up. Then click OK.4. Enter a name that will be used to identify this printer. Then click Finish. Set Up Parental Controls For 3. The Parental controls main screen appears. Name Your PrinterParental ControlsThe Parental controls screen appears. Parental Controls You have the following options: Restrict Internet access on  The list of computer(s) Parental Controls Password you have selected for parental controls is displayed. To add, remove, or rename computers on this list, refer to Restrict Internet Access List, page 9. To set up parentalFirst-Time Access of Parental Controls controls on a computer, refer to Set Up Parental Controls,1. The first time you access parental controls, you will be page 9. asked to set up a parental controls password. Complete Change parental controls password  Click this option the following: to change the password that protects access to parental•• Parental controls password  This password protects controls. Refer to Change Parental Controls Password, access to parental controls. Create a password of 4-32 page 10. characters.•• Verify password  Re-enter the password.•• Secret question  Create a secret question and answer pair. If you forget the password, you can reset it by correctly answering the secret question. Enter your question.•• Answer  Enter the answer to your secret question. Click OK to save your settings.Wireless-N Router 8
  12. 12. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco ConnectRestrict Internet Access List Set Up Parental Controls To set up parental controls for a computer, follow these instructions: 1. Select the computer from the Restrict Internet access on list. (If the computer is not listed, click Add to select the computer.) Parental ControlsAdd  If you want to apply parental controls to additionalcomputers, click Add.If you clicked Add, the Set up parental controls for screenappears. Parental Controls 2. The Block Internet access option offers the following: •• Always  To always block Internet access, select this option. •• Specific times  To block Internet access during specific days and times, select this option and set the schedule: –– School nights  Select the appropriate start and end times. –– Weekends  Select the appropriate start and Set Up Parental Controls For end times Select the computer whose parental controls you want •• Never  To always allow Internet access, keep the to set up. Then click OK. default, Never.Remove  If there is a computer that should not have 3. For the Block specific sites option, click Edit to create aparental controls applied, select the computer and click list of websites you want to block. By default, the listRemove. is empty. If you clicked Edit, the Block these sites screen appears.Rename  To give a computer a new name, select thecomputer and click Rename.If you clicked Rename, the Rename the device screenappears. Block These Sites a. Enter a website address on each line. b. Click Save to save your settings. Rename the Device 4. On the Parental controls screen, click Finish to save Enter the new name. Then click Rename. your settings.Wireless-N Router 9
  13. 13. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco Connect If you clicked Change, the Change guest password screen NOTE: Repeat steps 1-4 to set up parental appears. controls for different computers.Change Parental Controls PasswordIf you clicked Change parental controls password, theChange your parental controls password screen appears. Change Guest Password •• Enter a new guest password  Enter a password of 4-32 characters. •• Click Change to save your setting. Change Your Parental Controls Password Total guests allowed  By default, 5 guests are allowed Internet access through the guest network. Select the•• Old password  Enter the old password. appropriate number of guests allowed on your guest•• New password  Enter a new password of 4-32 network; you can select up to 10 guests. characters. Click Finish to save your settings.•• Verify password  Re-enter the new password. Router Settings Click Change to save your setting. The Router settings screen appears.Guest AccessThe Guest access settings screen appears. Router Settings Personalize Guest Access Settings Router name  The name of the Router is displayedAllow guest access  By default, guest access is enabled. (this is also the name of your wireless network).To disable guest access, select no. To change the name, click Change and go toGuest network name  By default, the setup software sets Change Router Name or Password, page 11.up the name of the guest network. Password  The password that protects access to thePassword  By default, the setup software sets up the Router’s settings is displayed (this also protects wirelesspassword for the guest network. To change the password, access to your local network). To change the password, clickclick Change. Change and go to Change Router Name or Password, page 11.Wireless-N Router 10
  14. 14. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco ConnectEasy Setup Key 2. Complete the following: •• Router name  Enter a name of 1-32 characters.Update or create key  The Easy Setup Key is a USB flashdrive that holds the wireless settings for the Router. If •• Password  Enter a password of 8-63 characters.you want to create or update an Easy Setup Key, click this •• Click Change to save your settings.option and go to Create or Update the Easy Setup Key,page 7.Other OptionsRegister now to receive special offers and updates  Tosign up to receive special offers and updates, click thisoption.Router details  To view more information about theRouter, click this option and go to Router Details,page 11.Advanced settings  To access settings for advancedusers, click this option and go to Advanced Settings, Change Router Name and Passwordpage 12.Click Finish to save your settings. Router Details The Router details screen appears, displaying the ModelChange Router Name or Password name, Model number, Serial number, Firmware version, Operating system, Software version, Connection type NOTE: If you change the Router name or (WAN), IP address (LAN), IP address (WAN), and Computer password, you also change the name or IP address. (WAN stands for Wide Area Network, such as password of your wireless network. The wireless the Internet. IP stands for Internet Protocol. LAN stands for computers or other devices connected to the Local Area Network.) Router will need to be reconnected using the Copy  To copy the details to a text file, click Copy and new name or password (for more information, follow these instructions: refer to Computers and Other Devices, page 6). 1. Open a text editor, such as Microsoft Word or Notepad. 2. Go to Edit > Paste.If you clicked Change, the Changing router name or 3. Go to File > Save.password screen appears.1. To change the Router name or password, click Yes. Otherwise, click No. Router Details Click Close to return to the Router settings screen. Changing Router Name or PasswordWireless-N Router 11
  15. 15. Linksys E1000 Chapter 2: Cisco ConnectAdvanced SettingsIf you are an advanced user familiar with routeradministration, you can access the browser-based utilityto use the advanced configuration settings of the Router.Username  Enter this username to access thebrowser‑based utility.Password  Enter this password to access thebrowser‑based utility.Copy password  To copy the password to the Clipboard,click this option. Advanced SettingsClick OK to open the web browser and access thebrowser‑based utility. For more information, refer toHow to Access the Browser-Based Utility, page 13.How to Exit Cisco ConnectTo exit Cisco Connect, click Close on the main menu. Main MenuHow to Access Cisco ConnectWindowsTo access Cisco Connect, go to Start > All Programs >Cisco Connect.MacTo access Cisco Connect, go to Go > Applications > CiscoConnect.Wireless-N Router 12
  16. 16. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationChapter 3: Advanced Configuration Setup > Basic Setup The first screen that appears is the Basic Setup screen. ThisAfter setting up the Router with the setup software allows you to change the Router’s general settings.(located on the CD-ROM), the Router will be ready for use.If you would like to change its advanced settings, use theRouter’s browser-based utility. This chapter describes eachweb page of the utility and each page’s key functions. Youcan access the utility via a web browser on a computerconnected to the Router.The browser-based utility has these main tabs: Setup,Wireless, Security, Access Restrictions, Applications &Gaming, Administration, and Status. Additional tabs will beavailable after you click one of the main tabs.How to Access the Browser-Based UtilityTo access the browser-based utility, launch the webbrowser on your computer, and enter the Router’sdefault Internet Protocol (IP) address, 192.168.1.1, or theRouter’s default Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address,my.E1000, in the Address field. Then press Enter.A login screen will appear. (Non-Windows 7 users willsee a similar screen.) Leave the User name field blank.Then enter the password you set up during the setupsoftware. (If you did not run the setup software, then usethe default password, admin. You can set a new passwordon the Administration > Management screen. Refer toAdministration > Management, page 32.) Click OK to Setup > Basic Setupcontinue. Language Language  To use a different language, select one from the drop-down menu. The language of the browser-based utility will change five seconds after you select another language. Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel Changes to clear your changes. Internet Setup Login Screen The Internet Setup section configures the Router to your Internet connection. Most of this information can be NOTE: You can also access the browser-based obtained through your Internet Service Provider (ISP). utility through Cisco Connect. For more Internet Connection Type information, refer to Router Settings, page 10. Select the type of Internet connection your ISP provides from the drop-down menu. The available types are: •• Automatic Configuration - DHCP •• Static IP •• PPPoE •• PPTP •• L2TP •• Telstra CableWireless-N Router 13
  17. 17. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced Configuration Username and Password  Enter the Username andAutomatic Configuration - DHCP Password provided by your ISP.The default Internet Connection Type is set to Automatic Service Name (optional)  If provided by your ISP, enterConfiguration - DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration the Service Name.Protocol). Keep the default only if your ISP supports DHCP Connect on Demand: Max Idle Time  You can configureor if you connect using a dynamic IP address. (This option the Router to cut the Internet connection after it hasusually applies to cable connections.) been inactive for a specified period of time (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the Router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. To use this Internet Connection Type > Automatic Configuration - DHCP option, select Connect on Demand. In the Max Idle Time field, enter the number of minutes you want to elapseStatic IP before your Internet connection terminates. The default isIf you are required to use a permanent IP address to 5 minutes.connect to the Internet, select Static IP. Keep Alive: Redial Period  If you select this option, the Router will periodically check your Internet connection. If you are disconnected, then the Router will automatically re-establish your connection. To use this option, select Keep Alive. In the Redial Period field, specify how often the Router should check the Internet connection. The default is 30 seconds. PPTP Internet Connection Type > Static IP Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is a service that applies to connections in Europe only.Internet IP Address  This is the Router’s IP address, whenseen from the Internet. Your ISP will provide you with theIP address you need to enter here.Subnet Mask  This is the Router’s Subnet Mask, as seenby users on the Internet (including your ISP). Your ISP willprovide you with the Subnet Mask.Default Gateway  Your ISP will provide you with theGateway address, which is the ISP server’s IP address.DNS 1-3  Your ISP will provide you with at least one DNS(Domain Name System) server IP address.PPPoESome DSL-based ISPs use Point-to-Point Protocol over Internet Connection Type > PPTPEthernet (PPPoE) to establish Internet connections. If youare connected to the Internet through a DSL line, check If your ISP supports DHCP or you are connecting throughwith your ISP to see if they use PPPoE. If they do, you will a dynamic IP address, then select Obtain an IP Addresshave to enable PPPoE. Automatically. If you are required to use a permanent IP address to connect to the Internet, then select Specify an IP Address. Then configure the following: Specify an IP Address  This is the Router’s IP address, as seen from the Internet. Your ISP will provide you with the IP address you need to specify here. Subnet Mask  This is the Router’s Subnet Mask, as seen by users on the Internet (including your ISP). Your ISP will provide you with the Subnet Mask. Internet Connection Type > PPPoE Default Gateway  Your ISP will provide you with the Gateway address, which is the ISP server’s IP address.Wireless-N Router 14
  18. 18. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationDNS 1-3  Your ISP will provide you with at least one DNS Keep Alive: Redial Period  If you select this option, the(Domain Name System) Server IP address. Router will periodically check your Internet connection. If you are disconnected, then the Router will automaticallyPPTP Server IP Address  Your ISP will provide you with re-establish your connection. To use this option, selectthe IP address of the PPTP server. Keep Alive. In the Redial Period field, specify how oftenUsername and Password  Enter the Username and the Router should check the Internet connection. ThePassword provided by your ISP. default is 30 seconds.Connect on Demand: Max Idle Time  You can configure Telstra Cablethe Router to cut the Internet connection after it hasbeen inactive for a specified period of time (Max Idle Telstra Cable is a service that applies to connections inTime). If your Internet connection has been terminated Australia only.due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the Routerto automatically re-establish your connection as soonas you attempt to access the Internet again. To use thisoption, select Connect on Demand. In the Max Idle Timefield, enter the number of minutes you want to elapsebefore your Internet connection terminates. The default is5 minutes.Keep Alive: Redial Period  If you select this option, the Internet Connection Type > Telstra CableRouter will periodically check your Internet connection. Ifyou are disconnected, then the Router will automatically Server IP Address  This is the IP address of the Telstrare-establish your connection. To use this option, select Cable. Your ISP will provide you with the IP address youKeep Alive. In the Redial Period field, specify how often need to specify here.the Router should check the Internet connection. Thedefault is 30 seconds. Username and Password  Enter the Username and Password provided by your ISP.L2TP Connect on Demand: Max Idle Time  You can configureLayer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) is a service that applies the Router to cut the Internet connection after it hasto connections in Israel only. been inactive for a specified period of time (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the Router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. To use this option, select Connect on Demand. In the Max Idle Time field, enter the number of minutes you want to elapse before your Internet connection terminates. The default is 5 minutes. Internet Connection Type > L2TP Keep Alive: Redial Period  If you select this option, theServer IP Address  This is the IP address of the L2TP Router will periodically check your Internet connection. IfServer. Your ISP will provide you with the IP address you you are disconnected, then the Router will automaticallyneed to specify here. re-establish your connection. To use this option, select Keep Alive. In the Redial Period field, specify how oftenUsername and Password  Enter the Username and the Router should check the Internet connection. ThePassword provided by your ISP. default is 30 seconds.Connect on Demand: Max Idle Time  You can configurethe Router to cut the Internet connection after it hasbeen inactive for a specified period of time (Max IdleTime). If your Internet connection has been terminateddue to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the Routerto automatically re-establish your connection as soonas you attempt to access the Internet again. To use thisoption, select Connect on Demand. In the Max Idle Timefield, enter the number of minutes you want to elapsebefore your Internet connection terminates. The default is5 minutes.Wireless-N Router 15
  19. 19. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationOptional Settings DHCP Server SettingsSome of these settings may be required by your ISP. Verify The settings allow you to configure the Router’s DHCPwith your ISP before making any changes. server function. The Router can be used as a DHCP server for your network. A DHCP server automatically assigns an IP address to each computer or device on your network. If you choose to enable the Router’s DHCP server option, make sure there is no other DHCP server on your network. Optional SettingsHost Name and Domain Name  These fields allow you tosupply a host and domain name for the Router. Some ISPs,usually cable ISPs, require these names as identification.You may have to check with your ISP to see if yourbroadband Internet service has been configured with ahost and domain name. In most cases, leaving these fieldsblank will work. DHCP Server SettingMTU  MTU is the Maximum Transmission Unit. It specifies DHCP Server  DHCP is enabled by factory default. If youthe largest packet size permitted for Internet transmission. already have a DHCP server on your network, or you doSelect Manual if you want to manually enter the largest not want a DHCP server, then select Disabled (no otherpacket size that is transmitted. To have the Router select DHCP features will be available).the best MTU for your Internet connection, keep thedefault setting, Auto. DHCP Reservation  Click DHCP Reservation if you want to assign a fixed local IP address to a MAC address.Size  When Manual is selected in the MTU field, this optionis enabled. Leave this value in the 1200 to 1500 range. The DHCP Reservationdefault size depends on the Internet Connection Type: You will see a list of DHCP clients with the following•• DHCP, Static IP, or Telstra: 1500 information: Client Name, Interface, IP Address, and•• PPPoE: 1492 MAC Address.•• PPTP or L2TP: 1460Network SetupThe Network Setup section configures the IP settings foryour local network.Router IPIP Address  The Router’s IP address, as seen by yournetwork, is displayed. The default Router IP address is192.168.1.1.Subnet Mask  The Router’s Subnet Mask, as seen by yournetwork, is displayed.URL Address  To access the browser-based utility, youenter the Router’s IP address or URL address. The default ishttp://my.E1000. If you want to change the default, entera new URL address. DHCP Reservation •• Select Clients from DHCP Table  Click the Select check box to reserve a client’s IP address. Then click Add Clients. Router IPWireless-N Router 16
  20. 20. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced Configuration•• Manually Adding Client  To manually assign an IP Time Settings address, enter the client’s name in the Enter Client Name field. Enter the IP address you want it to have in the Assign IP Address field. Enter its MAC address in the To This MAC Address field. Then click Add.Clients Already Reserved Time Setting A list of DHCP clients and their fixed local IP addresses Time Zone  Select the time zone in which your network will be displayed at the bottom of the screen. If you functions from this drop-down menu. want to remove a client from this list, click Remove. Automatically adjust clock for daylight saving Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click changes  Select this option to have the Router Cancel Changes to clear your changes. To update automatically adjust for daylight saving time. the on-screen information, click Refresh. To exit this Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel screen, click Close. Changes to clear your changes.Start IP Address  The Start IP Address specifies thestarting IP address for the range of addresses assigned Setup > DDNSby your Router when it functions as a DHCP server. (Thefirst IP address assigned by the Router will be randomly The Router offers a Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS)selected within the range you specify.) feature. DDNS lets you assign a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP address. It is useful whenBecause the Router’s default IP address is 192.168.1.1, you are hosting your own website, File Transfer Protocolthe Start IP Address must be 192.168.1.2 or greater, but (FTP) server, or other server behind the Router.smaller than 192.168.1.254. The default Start IP Address is192.168.1.100. Before you can use this option, you need to sign up for DDNS service with a DDNS service provider,Maximum Number of Users  Enter the maximum www.dyndns.org or www.tzo.com. If you do not want tonumber of computers that you want the DHCP server to use this option, keep the default, Disabled.assign IP addresses to. This number cannot be greaterthan 253. The default is 50. DDNSIP Address Range  The range of available IP addresses isdisplayed. DDNS ServiceClient Lease Time  The Client Lease Time is the amount If your DDNS service is provided by DynDNS.org, thenof time a network user will be allowed connection to the select DynDNS.org from the drop-down menu. If yourRouter with their current dynamic IP address. Enter the DDNS service is provided by TZO, then select TZO.com.amount of time, in minutes, that the user will be “leased” The options available on the DDNS screen will vary,this dynamic IP address. After the time is up, the user will depending on which DDNS service provider you use.be automatically assigned a new dynamic IP address, or DynDNS.orgthe lease will be renewed. The default is 0 minutes, whichmeans one day.Static DNS 1-3  The Domain Name System (DNS) is howthe Internet translates domain or website names intoInternet addresses or URLs. Your ISP will provide you with atleast one DNS Server IP address. If you wish to use another,enter that IP address in one of these fields. You can enter upto three DNS Server IP addresses here. The Router will usethese for quicker access to functioning DNS servers.WINS  The Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS)manages each computer’s interaction with the Internet. Ifyou use a WINS server, enter that server’s IP address here.Otherwise, leave this blank. Setup > DDNS > DynDNS Username  Enter the Username for your DDNS account.Wireless-N Router 17
  21. 21. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationPassword  Enter the Password for your DDNS account. Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel Changes to clear your changes.Host Name  The DDNS URL assigned by the DDNS serviceis displayed. Setup > MAC Address CloneSystem  Select the DynDNS service you use: Dynamic,Static, or Custom. The default selection is Dynamic. A Media Access Control (MAC) address is a 12-digit code assigned to a unique piece of hardware for identification.Mail Exchange (Optional)  Enter the address of your mail Some ISPs require you to register a MAC address in orderexchange server, so emails to your DynDNS address go to to access the Internet. If you have your computer’s MACyour mail server. address registered with your ISP and you do not wishBackup MX  This option allows the Mail eXchange (MX) to re-register the MAC address, then you may assignserver to be a backup. To disable this option, keep the the registered MAC address to the Router with the MACdefault, Disabled. To enable the option, select Enabled. If Address Clone feature.you are not sure which setting to select, keep the default,Disabled.Wildcard  This setting enables or disables wildcardsfor your host. For example, if your DDNS address ismyplace.dyndns.org and you enable wildcards, thenx.myplace.dyndns.org will work as well (x is the wildcard).To disable wildcards, keep the default, Disabled. Toenable wildcards, select Enabled. If you are not surewhich setting to select, keep the default, Disabled.Internet IP Address  The Router’s Internet IP address is Setup > MAC Address Clonedisplayed here. Because it is dynamic, it will change.Status  The status of the DDNS service connection is MAC Address Clonedisplayed. Enabled/Disabled  To have the MAC address cloned,Update   To manually trigger an update, click Update. select Enabled.Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel MAC Address  Enter the MAC address registered withChanges to clear your changes. your ISP here.TZO.com Clone My PC’s MAC  Click this button to clone the MAC address of the computer you are using. Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel Changes to clear your changes. Setup > DDNS > TZOE-mail Address, TZO Key, and Domain Name  Enter thesettings of the account you set up with TZO.Internet IP Address  The Router’s Internet IP address isdisplayed here. Because it is dynamic, it will change.Status  The status of the DDNS service connection isdisplayed.Update   To manually trigger an update, click Update.Wireless-N Router 18
  22. 22. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationSetup > Advanced Routing Enter Route Name  Enter a name for the Route here, using a maximum of 25 alphanumeric characters.This screen is used to set up the Router’s advancedfunctions. Operating Mode allows you to select the Destination LAN IP  The Destination LAN (Local Areatype(s) of advanced functions you use. Dynamic Routing Network) IP is the address of the remote network or hostautomatically adjusts how packets travel on your network. to which you want to assign a static route.Static Routing sets up a fixed route to another network Subnet Mask  The Subnet Mask determines whichdestination. portion of a Destination LAN IP address is the network portion, and which portion is the host portion. Gateway  This is the IP address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the Router and the remote network or host. Interface  This interface tells you whether the Destination IP address is on the LAN & Wireless (Ethernet and wireless networks) or the Internet (WAN). (WAN stands for Wide Area Network.) Click Show Routing Table to view the static routes you have already set up. Setup > Advanced RoutingAdvanced RoutingNATEnabled/Disabled  If this Router is hosting your network’sconnection to the Internet, keep the default, Enabled. If Advanced Routing > Routing Tableanother router exists on your network, select Disabled.When the NAT setting is disabled, dynamic routing will beenabled. Routing Table For each route, the Destination LAN IP address, SubnetDynamic Routing (RIP) Mask, Gateway, and Interface are displayed. ClickDynamic routing uses the Routing Information Protocol Refresh to update the information. Click Close to exit(RIP). This option enables the Router to automatically this screen.adjust to physical changes in the network’s layout and Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancelexchange routing tables with the other router(s). The Changes to clear your changes.Router determines the network packets’ route based onthe fewest number of hops between the source and the Wireless > Basic Wireless Settingsdestination. The basic settings for wireless networking are set on thisEnabled/Disabled  When the NAT setting is enabled, the screen.Dynamic Routing option is automatically disabled. Whenthe NAT setting is disabled, this option is available. Select There are two ways to configure the Router’s wirelessEnabled to use the Dynamic Routing option. network(s), manual and Wi-Fi Protected Setup. Wi-Fi Protected Setup is a feature that makes it easy to setStatic Routing up your wireless network. If you have client devices, suchA static route is a pre-determined pathway that network as wireless adapters, that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup,information must travel to reach a specific host or then you can use Wi-Fi Protected Setup.network. Enter the information described below to set up Configuration View  To manually configure youra new static route. wireless networks, select Manual. Proceed to the ManualRoute Entries  To set up a static route between the Setup section. To use Wi-Fi Protected Setup, select Wi-FiRouter and another network, select a number from the Protected Setup. Proceed to Wi-Fi Protected Setup,drop‑down list. Click Delete This Entry to delete a static page 20.route.Wireless-N Router 19
  23. 23. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationManual Setup Router’s SSID, keep the default, Enabled. If you do not want to broadcast the Router’s SSID, then select Disabled.If you set the Configuration View to Manual, the BasicWireless Settings screen displays the following fields. Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel Changes to clear your changes. Wi-Fi Protected Setup There are three methods available. Use the method that applies to the client device you are configuring. Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings (Manual Setup)Network Mode  From this drop-down menu, you canselect the wireless standards running on your network.•• Mixed  If you have Wireless-N, Wireless-G, and Wireless-B devices in your network, keep the default, Mixed.•• BG-Mixed  If you have only Wireless-G and Wireless-B devices in your network, select BG-Mixed. Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)•• Wireless-N Only  If you have only Wireless-N devices, select Wireless-N Only. NOTE: Wi-Fi Protected Setup configures one•• Wireless-G Only  If you have only Wireless-G devices, client device at a time. Repeat the instructions select Wireless-G Only. for each client device that supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup.•• Wireless-B Only  If you have only Wireless-B devices, select Wireless-B Only. •• Wi-Fi Protected Setup Button  Use this method if•• Disabled  If you do not have any wireless devices in your client device has a Wi-Fi Protected Setup button. your network, select Disabled. a. Click or press the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on the client device. NOTE: If you are not sure which mode to use, keep the default, Mixed. b. Click the Wi‑Fi Protected Setup button on the Router’s Wi-Fi Protected Setup screen.Network Name (SSID)  The Service Set Identifier (SSID) The Wi-Fi Protected Setup LED flashes blue for twois the network name shared by all devices in a wireless minutes during the Wi-Fi Protected Setup processnetwork. It is case‑sensitive and must not exceed and lights up blue when the Wi-Fi Protected Setup32 keyboard characters. The default is Ciscoxxxxx (xxxxx process is successful.are the last five digits of the Router’s serial number). The The LED lights up amber if there is an error duringserial number is located on the left side of the product the Wi‑Fi Protected Setup process. Make sure thelabel, which is on the bottom panel. client device supports Wi‑Fi Protected Setup. WaitChannel Width  The default is 20 MHz Only. For best until the LED is off, and then try again.performance, select Auto to have the Router automatically The LED flashes when a Wi‑Fi Protected Setupselect the Channel Width (20 MHz or 40 MHz). session is active. The Router supports one sessionChannel  Select the appropriate channel for your wireless at a time. Wait until the LED is continuously lit, ornetwork. If you are not sure which channel to select, then off before starting the next Wi-Fi Protected Setupkeep the default, Auto. session.SSID Broadcast  When wireless clients survey the local c. After the client device has been configured,area for wireless networks to associate with, they will click OK on the Router’s Wi-Fi Protected Setupdetect the SSID broadcast by the Router. To broadcast the screen. Then refer back to your client device or its documentation for further instructions.Wireless-N Router 20
  24. 24. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced Configuration•• Enter Client Device PIN on Router  Use this method Office Option if your client device has a Wi-Fi Protected Setup PIN (Personal Identification Number). RADIUS is the security option offered for networks that use a RADIUS server for authentication. a. Enter the PIN from the client device in the field on the Router’s Wi-Fi Protected Setup screen. Security Mode b. Click the Register button on the Router’s Wi-Fi Select the security method for your wireless network. If Protected Setup screen. you do not want to use wireless security, keep the default, c. After the client device has been configured, Disabled. click OK on the Router’s Wi-Fi Protected Setup screen. Then refer back to your client device or its WPA/WPA2 Mixed Mode documentation for further instructions.•• Enter Router PIN on Client Device  Use this method NOTE: If you are using WPA/WPA2 mixed mode, if your client device asks for the Router’s PIN. each device in your wireless network MUST use the same WPA shared key, or else the network a. On the client device, enter the PIN listed on the will not function properly. Router’s Wi-Fi Protected Setup screen. (It is also listed on the label on the bottom of the Router.) b. After the client device has been configured, click OK on the Router’s Wi-Fi Protected Setup screen. Then refer back to your client device or its documentation for further instructions.The Network Name (SSID), Security, and Passphrase aredisplayed at the bottom of the screen. NOTE: If you have client devices that do not support Wi-Fi Protected Setup, note the wireless settings, and then manually configure those Wireless Security > WPA/WPA2 Mixed Mode client devices. Passphrase  Enter a passphrase of 8-63 characters. The default is password.Wireless > Wireless Security WPA2 PersonalThe wireless security settings configure the securityof your wireless network(s). The Router supports the NOTE: If you are using WPA2 or WPA, eachfollowing wireless security options: WPA/WPA2 Mixed device in your wireless network MUST use theMode (default), WPA2 Personal, WPA Personal, WEP, and same WPA method and shared key, or else theRADIUS. (WPA stands for Wi-Fi Protected Access. WEP network will not function properly.stands for Wireless Equivalent Privacy. RADIUS stands forRemote Authentication Dial-In User Service.)The default option is WPA/WPA2 mixed mode, whichallows your devices to connect using the strongestsecurity option they support, WPA2 or WPA.Personal Options Security Option Strength WPA2 Personal Strongest WPA2: Strongest WPA/WPA2 mixed mode (default) Wireless Security > WPA2 Personal WPA: Strong WPA Personal Strong Passphrase  Enter a passphrase of 8-63 characters. The WEP Basic default is password.Wireless-N Router 21
  25. 25. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationWPA Personal RADIUS This option features WEP used in coordination with a NOTE: If you are using WPA2 or WPA, each RADIUS server. (This should only be used when a RADIUS device in your wireless network MUST use the server is connected to the Router.) same WPA method and shared key, or else the network will not function properly. NOTE: If you are using WEP encryption, each device in your wireless network MUST use the same WEP encryption method and encryption key, or else your wireless network will not function properly. Wireless Security > WPA PersonalPassphrase  Enter a passphrase of 8-63 characters. Thedefault is password.WEPWEP is a basic encryption method, which is not as secureas WPA. RADIUS NOTE: If you are using WEP encryption, each device in your wireless network MUST use the RADIUS Server  Enter the IP address of the RADIUS server. same WEP encryption method and encryption RADIUS Port  Enter the port number of the RADIUS key, or else your wireless network will not server. The default is 1812. function properly. Shared Secret  Enter the key shared between the Router and the server. Encryption  Select a level of WEP encryption, 40/64 bits (10  hex digits) or 104/128 bits (26 hex digits). The default is 40/64 bits (10 hex digits). Passphrase  Enter a Passphrase to automatically generate WEP keys. Then click Generate. Key 1  If you did not enter a Passphrase, enter the WEP key manually. Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel Changes to clear your changes. Wireless Security > WEPEncryption  Select a level of WEP encryption, 40/64 bits(10  hex digits) or 104/128 bits (26 hex digits). Thedefault is 40/64 bits (10 hex digits).Passphrase  Enter a Passphrase to automatically generateWEP keys. Then click Generate.Key 1  If you did not enter a Passphrase, enter the WEPkey manually.Wireless-N Router 22
  26. 26. Linksys E1000 Chapter 3: Advanced ConfigurationWireless > Wireless MAC FilterWireless access can be filtered (restricted) by specifyingthe MAC addresses of the devices in your wireless network. Wireless Client List Wireless Client List This screen shows computers and other devices on the wireless network. The list can be sorted by Client Name, Interface, IP Address, MAC Address, and Status. Select Save to MAC Address Filter List for any device you want to add to the MAC Address Filter List. Then click Add. To update the on-screen information, click Refresh. To exit this screen and return to the Wireless MAC Filter screen, click Close. MAC 01-50  Enter the MAC addresses of the devices whose wireless access you want to control. Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel Wireless > Wireless MAC Filter Changes to clear your changes.Wireless MAC FilterEnabled/Disabled  To filter wireless users by the MACaddresses of their computers or devices, select Enabled.Otherwise, keep the default, Disabled.Access RestrictionPrevent PCs listed below from accessing the wirelessnetwork  Select this option to block wireless access byMAC address. This option is enabled by default.Permit PCs listed below access to the wirelessnetwork  Select this option to allow wireless access byMAC address. This option is disabled by default.MAC Address Filter ListWireless Client List  Click this option to open the WirelessClient List screen.Wireless-N Router 23

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