WN-5000R

802.11n Wireless Router

User’s Manual

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OvisLink Corp. 5F., NO.6, Lane 130, Min-Chuan Rd., Hsin-Tien City, Taipei County, Taiwan
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802.11n Wireless Router WN-5000R
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Description 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 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 Generic standard to demonstrate the compliance of low power Electronic and electrical apparatus with the basic restrictions related to human exposure to electromagnetic field (10MHz – 300GHz) -General public Safety for information technology equipment including electrical business equipment

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Country cs Česky [Czech] Declaration OvisLink Corp. tímto prohlašuje, že tento WN5000R je ve shodě se základními požadavky a dalšími příslušnými ustanoveními směrnice 1999/5/ES. da Undertegnede OvisLink Corp. erklærer herved, Dansk [Danish] at følgende udstyr WN-5000Roverholder de væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF. de Hiermit erklärt OvisLink Corp., dass sich das Deutsch Gerät WN-5000Rin Übereinstimmung mit den [German] grundlegenden Anforderungen und den übrigen einschlägigen Bestimmungen der Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet. et Käesolevaga kinnitab OvisLink Corp. seadme Eesti [Estonian] WN-5000R vastavust direktiivi 1999/5/EÜ põhinõuetele ja nimetatud direktiivist tulenevatele teistele asjakohastele sätetele. en Hereby, OvisLink Corp., declares that this WNEnglish 5000R is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. es Por medio de la presente OvisLink Corp. declara Español que el WN-5000Rcumple con los requisitos [Spanish] esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE. el ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΡΟΥΣΑ OvisLink Corp. ΔΗΛΩΝΕΙ Ελληνική [Greek] ΟΤΙ WN-5000R ΣΥΜΜΟΡΦΩΝΕΤΑΙ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΣ ΟΥΣΙΩΔΕΙΣ ΑΠΑΙΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΣ ΛΟΙΠΕΣ ΣΧΕΤΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΑΞΕΙΣ ΤΗΣ ΟΔΗΓΙΑΣ 1999/5/ΕΚ. fr Par la présente OvisLink Corp. déclare que Français [French] l'appareil WN-5000R est conforme aux exigences essentielles et aux autres dispositions pertinentes de la directive 1999/5/CE it Con la presente OvisLink Corp. dichiara che Italiano [Italian] questo WN-5000R è conforme ai requisiti essenziali ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE. lv Ar šo OvisLink Corp. deklarē, ka WN-5000R Latviski [Latvian] atbilst Direktīvas 1999/5/EK būtiskajām prasībām un citiem ar to saistītajiem noteikumiem. sv Härmed intygar OvisLink Corp. att denna WNSvenska 5000R står I överensstämmelse med de [Swedish] väsentliga egenskapskrav och övriga relevanta bestämmelser som framgår av direktiv 1999/5/EG. Country lt Lietuvių [Lithuanian] Declaration Šiuo OvisLink Corp. deklaruoja, kad šis WN-5000R atitinka esminius reikalavimus ir kitas 1999/5/EB Direktyvos nuostatas.

nl Hierbij verklaart OvisLink Corp. dat het toestel WNNederlands [Dutch 5000R in overeenstemming is met de essentiële eisen en de andere relevante bepalingen van richtlijn 1999/5/EG. mt Hawnhekk, OvisLink Corp, jiddikjara li dan WNMalti [Maltese] 5000R jikkonforma mal-ħtiġijiet essenzjali u ma provvedimenti oħrajn relevanti li hemm fid-Dirrettiva 1999/5/EC. hu Magyar [Hungarian] pl Polski [Polish] Alulírott, OvisLink Corp nyilatkozom, hogy a WN5000R megfelel a vonatkozó alapvetõ követelményeknek és az 1999/5/EC irányelv egyéb elõírásainak. Niniejszym OvisLink Corp oświadcza, że WN-5000R jest zgodny z zasadniczymi wymogami oraz pozostałymi stosownymi postanowieniami Dyrektywy 1999/5/EC. OvisLink Corp declara que este WN-5000Restá conforme com os requisitos essenciais e outras disposições da Directiva 1999/5/CE. OvisLink Corp izjavlja, da je ta WN-5000R v skladu z bistvenimi zahtevami in ostalimi relevantnimi določili direktive 1999/5/ES.

pt Português [Portuguese] sl Slovensko [Slovenian]

sk OvisLink Corp týmto vyhlasuje, že WN-5000R spĺňa Slovensky [Slovak] základné požiadavky a všetky príslušné ustanovenia Smernice 1999/5/ES. fi Suomi [Finnish] OvisLink Corp vakuuttaa täten että WN-5000R tyyppinen laite on direktiivin 1999/5/EY oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä koskevien direktiivin muiden ehtojen mukainen Hér með lýsir OvisLink Corp yfir því að WN-5000R er Íslenska [Icelandic] í samræmi við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 1999/5/EC. no OvisLink Corp erklærer herved at utstyret WNNorsk [Norwegian] 5000R 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

This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. manual or otherwise. However. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. transcribed. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio technician for help. repair. pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. 4. including interference that may cause undesired operation. FCC Caution This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. or translated into any language or computer language. optical. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. its distributor. either expressed or implied. Should the programs prove defective following their purchase. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. transmitted. this company reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes from time to time in the contents thereof without obligation to notify any person of such revision or changes. stored in a retrieval system. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the authority to operate equipment. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device. Further. electronic. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. 3. Any software described in this manual is sold or licensed "as is". without the prior written permission of OvisLink Corp. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference. This equipment generates. makes no representations or warranties. uses. COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2007 by OvisLink Corp. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties. IMPORTANT NOTE: FCC Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: 1. mechanical. magnetic. and any incidental or consequential damages resulting from any defect in the software. 2. and can radiate radio frequency energy and. or its dealer) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing. chemical. and (2) this device must accept any interference received. WN-5000R User’s Manual 1 . No part of this publication may be reproduced. All rights reserved. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. the buyer (and not this company. OvisLink Corp. in any form or by any means.

..........................................................................................................................................................................23 2-3-2 Setup procedure for ‘Fixed-IP xDSL’: .........................................................................................................................................................................................31 2-4-3 Remote Management...........................................18 2-3 Using ‘Quick Setup’..................43 2-5-8 Setup procedure for ‘DDNS’: .....................................................................................................................10 2-2 Connecting to wireless broadband router by web browser...........................................................................................46 2-6-2 DHCP Server:..................................................................................................47 WN-5000R User’s Manual 2 ..............37 2-5-3 Setup procedure for ‘PPPoE’: ................38 2-5-4 Setup procedure for ‘PPTP’: ....33 2-5 Setup Internet Connection (WAN Setup)......................................................................................41 2-5-6 Setup procedure for ‘Telstra Big Pond’:.....................................................................................................................................................................................................12 2-2-3Windows XP IP address setup: ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6 1-4 Package Contents ..................................10 2-1 Build network connection ......................................................................................................................................24 2-3-3 Setup procedure for ‘PPPoE xDSL’: ...........................................5 1-2 Safety Information ............................30 2-4-2 Change management password........................................30 2-4-1 Time zone and time auto-synchronization ..................................................................................16 2-2-5 Router IP address lookup ........28 2-3-6 Setup procedure for ‘L2TP’: .......5 1-1 Introduction and safety information ........................................................................................................45 2-6-1 LAN IP section:...........35 2-5-1 Setup procedure for ‘Dynamic IP’: ..............................................................................................8 Chapter 2: System and Network Setup ..................................................................................................................................................................................................Table of Contents Chapter 1: Product Information ..................36 2-5-2 Setup procedure for ‘Static IP’: .........................28 2-3-7 Setup procedure for ‘Telstra Big Pond’:......................................................................................................39 2-5-5 Setup procedure for ‘L2TP’: ........44 2-6 Wired LAN Configuration .........................................................................................................21 2-3-1 Setup procedure for ‘Cable Modem’: .....................................................................................................................................................................................26 2-3-5 Setup procedure for ‘L2TP xDSL’:...........42 2-5-7 Setup procedure for ‘DNS’: .29 2-4 Basic Setup ........................................................................................7 1-5 Familiar with your new wireless broadband router................................................................... 11 2-2-2Windows 2000 IP address setup:............. 11 2-2-1 Windows 95/98/Me IP address setup: ................................................14 2-2-4Windows Vista IP address setup: .........................25 2-3-4 Setup procedure for ‘PPTP xDSL’:.....................

...........86 3-3-3-1 DoS ..............................................................................................................................................68 3-1-2 Add a new QoS rule.................................................................................................................................................................68 3-1-1 Basic QoS Settings..............................................50 2-7-1 Basic Wireless Settings ...................................................................................................................................................................61 2-7-3-4 WPA RADIUS:....55 2-7-2 Advanced Wireless Settings....................................................63 2-7-5 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) ...............................................................Wired Equivalent Privacy.........92 WN-5000R User’s Manual 3 ...............................................................65 2-7-6 Security Tips for Wireless Network .............................................................................................59 2-7-3-2 WEP ........................................................................................................................92 3-4-4 System Log ........................................................................................................................................................................................................75 3-2-4 Port Mapping for Special Applications ...................................................................................................................................52 2-7-1-2 Setup procedure for ‘AP Bridge-Point to Point: ..........................................................................79 3-3-1 Access Control ....................................Advanced Settings ...............................................54 2-7-1-4 Setup procedure for ‘AP Bridge – WDS’......................................................................53 2-7-1-3 Setup procedure for ‘AP Bridge-Point to Multi-Point’: ..................89 3-4 System Status ............................59 2-7-3-1 Disable wireless security................................................................................................................................................................69 3-2 Network Address Trnaslation (NAT) ..............................73 3-2-3 Virtual Server .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................91 3-4-2 Internet Connection Status ............................56 2-7-3 Wireless Security ....................................................62 2-7-4 Wireless Access Control ...........................................................................................................................72 3-2-2 Port Forwarding......................................80 3-3-1-1 Add PC ...............................................................................................................................................................................67 Chapter 3: Advanced Functions ..........77 3-2-5 UPnP Setting .................................72 3-2-1 Basic NAT Settings (Enable or disable NAT function)..................................................................................................50 2-7-1-1 Setup procedure for ‘AP’: ...........83 3-3-2 URL Blocking .......91 3-4-3 Device Status............................................................................................77 3-2-6 ALG Settings...........................84 3-3-3 DoS Attack Prevention .............................77 3-3 Firewall ......91 3-4-1 System information and firmware version............2-6-3 Static DHCP Leases Table: .......................................48 2-7 Wireless LAN Configuration........59 2-7-3-3 Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA):.......................88 3-3-4 Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................68 3-1 Quality of Service (QoS)............................................................................................................................

......................................................................96 3-6 Firmware Upgrade.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................100 4-3 Glossary .........................................................................................................................102 WN-5000R User’s Manual 4 ...................................99 4-1 Hardware Specification.........94 3-4-6 Statistics ..........94 3-5 Configuration Backup and Restore...............................................................99 4-2 Troubleshooting ..........................................................3-4-5 Security Log ............................................................................................................................................................................................97 3-7 System Reset.................................................93 3-4-5 Active DHCP client list.....98 Chapter 4: Appendix .................................................................................................................

you can also expand the number of network slot by simple attach a hub or switch. and more!) can connect to this wireless router without additional cabling. System Log. so don’t worry if your office or house is really big! Other features of this router including: • • • • • • • • • • • • High Internet Access throughput Allow multiple users to share a single Internet line Supports up to 253 users Share a single Cable or xDSL internet connection Access private LAN servers from the internet Four wired LAN ports (10/100M) and one WAN port (10/100M) Provides IEEE 802. Security Log and Device/Connection Status Easy to use Web-based GUI for network configuration and management purposes Remote management function allows configuration and upgrades from a remote computer (over the Internet) • Auto MDI / MDI-X function for all wired Ethernet ports.11b/g/N wireless network capability.within minutes. WN-5000R User’s Manual 5 . Access Control. to extend the scope of your network! With built-in IEEE 802. Firewall. all computers and wireless-enabled network devices (including PDA. DMZ. New N wireless capability also gives you the highest speed of wireless experience ever! With a compatible wireless card installed in your PC. Allow you to monitor the router’s status like: DHCP Client Log. even inexperienced. Virtual Servers. you can transfer file for up to 300Mbps(transfer data rate)! The radio coverage is also doubled.11b/g/N wireless LAN capability Support DHCP (Server/Client) for easy IP-address setup Advanced network and security features like: Special Applications. all computers and network devices can share a single xDSL / cable modem internet connection at high speed. game console. When the number of your computers and network-enabled devices grow. cellular phone. Easy install procedures allows any computer users to setup a network environment in very short time .Chapter 1: Product Information 1-1 Introduction and safety information Thank you for purchasing this wireless broadband router! This high cost-efficiency router is the best choice for Small office / Home office users.

Computer or network devices with wired or wireless network interface card. DO NOT put this router at or near hot or humid places. KEEP THIS ROUTER OUT THE REACH OF CHILDREN! 6. warranty will be void. Opera web browser. remove the power supply or switch the electrical power off immediately. 8. or even see some smoke coming out from the router or power supply.0 or above. There’s no user-serviceable part inside the router. Falling from high places would damage the router and its accessories. please follow the following safety instructions: 1. If you want to place this router at high places or hang on the wall. DO NOT use your hand to pick it up. like kitchen or bathroom. 7. Web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer 4. and warranty will be void. 1-3 System Requirements Internet connection. are danger to small children under 3 years old. Switch the electrical power off before you do anything. 4. or other flammable materials.1-2 Safety Information In order to keep the safety of users and your properties. or Safari web browser). please contact your dealer of purchase and ask for help. disconnect it from the router first. 50/60Hz) WN-5000R User’s Manual 6 . do not left this router in the car in summer. 5. DO NOT place this router outdoor. 9. or contact an experienced technician for help. 2. provided by xDSL or cable modem with a RJ-45 Ethernet port.7 or above. Also. Netscape Navigator 4. They may put the small parts in their nose or month and it could cause serious damage to them. DO NOT put this router on paper. please make sure the router is firmly secured. cloth. This router is designed for indoor use only. and call dealer of purchase for help. DO NOT disassemble the router. The router will become hot when being used for long time (This is normal and is not a malfunction). Accessories of this router. DO NOT pull any connected cable with force. 3. like antenna and power supply. An available AC power socket (100 – 240V. If the router falls into water when it’s powered. If you found that the router is not working properly. If you smell something strange.

11N Wireless Router (main body... and contact your dealer of purchase to claim for missing items: □ 802. 1 pcs)…………………….1 □ Quick installation guide (1 pcs) ………………………………… □ User manual CDROM (1 pcs) …………………………………. please check if there’s anything missing in the package. 2 3 4 WN-5000R User’s Manual 7 ..1-4 Package Contents Before you starting to use this router. □ A/C power adapter (1 pcs) ……………………………………..

Wireless network is switched off Wireless LAN activity (transferring data).1-5 Familiar with your new wireless broadband router Front Panel LED Name PWR Light Status ON On Description Router is switched on and correctly powered Wireless network is switched on or WPS mode is on. WAN port (Internet) is running at 100Mbps WAN port (Internet) is running at 10Mbps WLAN Off Flashing On WAN Off 10/100M WAN Flashing On Off WAN activity (transferring data) WAN port is connected WAN port is not connected WAN activity (transferring data) LAN port is running at 100Mbps LAN port is running at 10Mbps LAN port is connected LAN port is not connected LAN activity (transferring data) LNK/ACT LAN 10/100M LAN Flashing On Off On Off LNK/ACT Flashing WN-5000R User’s Manual 8 .

Press this button and hold for 20 seconds to clear all settings.Back Panel Item Name Antenna A to C Power Reset / WPS Description Antenna A. 1-4 WAN Local Area Network (LAN) ports 1 to 4 Wide Area Network (WAN / Internet) port WN-5000R User’s Manual 9 . and C Power connector. and press this button for less than 20 seconds to start WPS function. B. connects to A/C power adapter Reset the router to factory default settings (clear all settings) or start WPS function.

or switch / hub) to the LAN port of the router. Connect the A/C power adapter to the wall socket. 2. network devices (network-enabled consumer devices other than computers. or jump to ‘4-2 Troubleshooting’ for possible reasons and solution. 4. and then connect it to the ‘Power’ socket of the router. Connect your xDSL / cable modem to the WAN port of router by Ethernet cable. Connect all your computers. or any LED you expected is not on. 3.Chapter 2: System and Network Setup 2-1 Build network connection Please follow the following instruction to build the network connection between your new WIRELESS router and your computers. WN-5000R User’s Manual 10 . If PWD LED is not on. WAN and LAN LEDs should be on if the computer / network device connected to the respective port of the router is powered on and correctly connected. please recheck the cabling. ‘PWR’ LED should be steadily on. like game console. network devices: 1. Please check all LEDs on the front panel.

please go to section 2-2-3 . please follow the following instructions to configure your computer to use dynamic IP address: If the operating system of your computer is….please go to section 2-2-1 . then click control panel.please go to section 2-2-4 2-2-1 Windows 95/98/Me IP address setup: 1. WN-5000R User’s Manual 11 . Windows 95/98/Me Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista . Before you can connect to the router and start configuration procedures. then click ‘Properties’. the next step you should do is setup the router with proper network parameters. or you’re unsure. Double-click Network icon. so it can work properly in your network environment. your computer must be able to get an IP address automatically (use dynamic IP address). Select ‘TCP/IP’. If it’s set to use static IP address. Click ‘Start’ button (it should be located at lower-left corner of your computer). and Network window will appear.please go to section 2-2-2 .2-2 Connecting to wireless broadband router by web browser After the network connection is built.

Click ‘Start’ button (it should be located at lower-left corner of your computer).2. Select ‘Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)’. Double-click Network and Dial-up Connections icon. Select ‘Obtain an IP address from a DHCP server’. then click ‘OK’. 2-2-2 Windows 2000 IP address setup: 1. double click Local Area Connection. then click ‘Properties’ WN-5000R User’s Manual 12 . then click control panel. and Local Area Connection Properties window will appear.

2. Select ‘Obtain an IP address automatically’ and ‘Obtain DNS server address automatically’. then click ‘OK’. WN-5000R User’s Manual 13 .

2-2-3 Windows XP IP address setup: 1. click Network Connections. Click ‘Start’ button (it should be located at lower-left corner of your computer). then double-click Local Area Connection. Local Area Connection Status window will appear. and then click ‘Properties’ WN-5000R User’s Manual 14 . then click control panel. Double-click Network and Internet Connections icon.

2. Select ‘Obtain an IP address automatically’ and ‘Obtain DNS server address automatically’. then click ‘OK’. WN-5000R User’s Manual 15 .

Right-click Local Area Netwrok. select ‘Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP / IPv4). Click View Network Status and Tasks. then select ‘Properties’.2-2-4 Windows Vista IP address setup: 1. and then click ‘Properties’ WN-5000R User’s Manual 16 . then click control panel.. Local Area Connection Properties window will appear. Click ‘Start’ button (it should be located at lower-left corner of your computer). then click Manage Network Connections.

then click ‘OK’. WN-5000R User’s Manual 17 . Select ‘Obtain an IP address automatically’ and ‘Obtain DNS server address automatically’.2.

then click ‘OK’ Input ‘ipconfig’. please click ‘start’ -> ‘run’ at the bottom-lower corner of your desktop: Input ‘cmd’.) WN-5000R User’s Manual 18 . please note that this value may be different.2-2-5 Router IP address lookup After the IP address setup is complete.168. then press ‘Enter’ key.2. the IP address of router is 192. Please check the IP address followed by ‘Default Gateway’ (In this example.1.

The following message should be shown: Please input user name and password in the field respectively. and default password is ‘1234’. and / or go to the beginning of this chapter. 3. and input the IP address of router in address bar. and you can see the web management interface of this router: WN-5000R User’s Manual 19 . or the address followed by ‘IP Address’ begins with ‘169’. please recheck network connection between your computer and router.NOTE: If the IP address of Gateway is not displayed. please start your web browser. Connect the router’s management interface by web browser After your computer obtained an IP address from router. to recheck every step of network setup procedure. default user name is ‘admin’. then press ‘OK’ button.

and don’t have to go back to the first page. General Setup.NOTE: If you can’t see the web management interface. You can find the shortcut which leads to these setting categories at the upper-right corner of every page. WN-5000R User’s Manual 20 . and Tools. Please retype user name and password again. please go to ‘4-2 Troubleshooting’ to perform a factory reset. TIP: This page shows the four major setting categories: QuickSetup. If you’re certain about the user name and password you type are correct. and you’re being prompted to input user name and password again. Status. to set the password back to default value. and you can jump to another category directly by clicking the link. it means you didn’t input username and password correctly.

Time Server Input the IP address / host name of time server WN-5000R User’s Manual 21 . Set Time Zone 1 2 3 4 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Set Time Zone (1): Please press button.2-3 Using ‘Quick Setup’ This router provides a ‘Quick Setup’ procedure. which will help you to complete all required settings you need to access the Internet in very short time. And the following message will be displayed: 1. and you can choose a time zone of the location you live. a drop-down list will be shown. Please follow the following instructions to complete the ‘Quick Setup’: Please go to QuickSetup menu by clicking ‘QuickSetup’ button.

NOTE: There are several time servers available on internet: 129. please click ‘Apply’ (4) button. After you finish with all settings.nist.timefreq.1. and choose the duration of daylight saving.gov) 132.Please go to section 2-3-5 .Please go to section 2-3-2 .107.gov) If you found that the time of router is incorrect. they are: Cable Modem Fixed-IP xDSL PPPoE xDSL PPTP xDSL L2TP xDSL Telstra Big Pond .10 (time-nw.15. There are six types of Internet connection.Address (2): here Daylight Savings(3): If the country you live uses daylight saving.Please go to section 2-3-1 .4.nist.Please go to section 2-3-6 WN-5000R User’s Manual 22 . 2.bldrdoc. Broadband Type Please choose the broadband (Internet connection) type you’re using in this page.Please go to section 2-3-4 .6.163. please check ‘Enable Function’ box.gov) 131.Please go to section 2-3-3 .101 (time-a.28 (time-a. try another time server.

After you finish with all settings. 2-3-1 Setup procedure for ‘Cable Modem’: 1 2 3 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Host Name (1): Please input the host name of your computer. even you’re using a cable modem. please contact your Internet service provider. A wrong Internet connection type will cause connection problem. MAC address (2): Please input MAC address of your computer here. you can simply press ‘Clone Mac address’ button to fill the MAC address field with the MAC address of your computer. If you want to go back to previous step. some cable modem uses PPPoE. this is optional. WN-5000R User’s Manual 23 . please click ‘OK’ (3) button. like xDSL. if you want to go back to previous menu. you can choose ‘Cable Modem’ as Internet connection type. NOTE: Some service providers use ‘DHCP’ (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) to assign IP address to you. Also. please press ‘Back’ button on the bottom of this page. and you will not be able to connect to internet.If you’re not sure. even you’re using another connection type. In this case. if your service provider only permits computer with certain MAC address to access internet. click ‘Back’. and only required if your service provider asks you to do so. so you can choose ‘PPPoE xDSL’ for such cable modem connection. If you’re using the computer which used to connect to Internet via cable modem.

Subnet Mask (2): Please input subnet mask assigned by your service provider DNS address (3): Please input the IP address of DNS server provided by your service provider. and not using DHCP or PPPoE protocol. if you want to go back to previous menu. WN-5000R User’s Manual 24 . click ‘Back’. press ‘OK’ (5). wrong setting value will cause connection problem.2-3-2 Setup procedure for ‘Fixed-IP xDSL’: 1 2 3 4 5 Here are descriptions of every setup items: IP address assigned by your Service Provider (1): Please input IP address assigned by your service provider. You must use the addresses provided by your Internet service provider. When you finish with all settings. Please contact your service provider for further information. NOTE: You can choose this Internet connection method if your service provider assigns a fixed IP address (also know as static address) to you. Service Provider Please input the IP address of DNS server Gateway Address (4): provided by your service provider.

WN-5000R User’s Manual 25 . please click ‘OK’ (7). When you finish with all settings. this is optional MTU (4): Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. if you want to go back to previous menu. click ‘Back’.2-3-3 Setup procedure for ‘PPPoE xDSL’: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Here are descriptions of every setup items: User Name (1): Please input user name assigned by your Internet service provider here. Password (2): Please input the password assigned by your Internet service provider here. Idle Time Out (6): Please input idle time out. (detailed explanation listed below). you can use default value. Connection Type (5): Please select the connection type of Internet connection you wish to use (detailed explanation listed below). Service Name (3): Please give a name to this Internet service. If you don’t know.

Please contact your Internet service provider if you don’t know what you should fill in these fields. 2-3-4 Setup procedure for ‘PPTP xDSL’: PPTP xDSL requires two kinds of setting: WAN interface setting (setup IP address) and PPTP setting (PPTP user name and password). and ‘Manual’ . WN-5000R User’s Manual 26 . do not disconnect. please refer to ‘Cable Modem’ section above).Please use default value if you don’t know what it is.only connects to Internet when ‘Connect’ button on this page is pressed. This option is only available when connection type is ‘Connect on Demand’.There are 3 options: ‘Continuous’ . connect on Demand . or the Internet connection will fail even those settings of PPTP settings are correct. You can choose ‘Obtain an IP address automatically’ (equal to DHCP. and disconnects when ‘Disconnect button is pressed. static IP address). WAN interface settings must be correctly set.e.MTU . Idle Time Out: Specify the time to shutdown internet connect after no internet activity is detected by minute.only connects to Internet when there’s a connect attempt. or ask your service provider for a proper value. Connection Type .keep internet connection alive. Here we start from WAN interface setting: Select the type of how you obtain IP address from your service provider here. or ‘Use the following IP address’ (i.

If you don’t know. WN-5000R User’s Manual 27 . click ‘Back’. MTU (5): Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. Setting item ‘BEZEQ-ISRAEL’ is only required to check if you’re using the service provided by BEZEQ network in Israel.Now please go to PPTP settings section: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Here are descriptions of every setup items: User ID (1): Please input user ID (user name) assigned by your Internet service provider here. please click ‘OK (8). if you want to go back to previous menu. you can use default value. Connection ID (4): Please input the connection ID here. this is optional and you can leave it blank. Password (2): Please input the password assigned by your Internet service provider here. When you finish with all settings. Idle Time Out (7): Please input the idle time out of Internet connection you wish to use. please refer to last section for detailed descriptions. and refer to last section for detailed descriptions. Connection type (6): Please select the connection type of Internet connection you wish to use. PPTP Gateway (3): Please input the IP address of PPTP gateway assigned by your Internet service provider here.

Please contact your Internet service provider if you don’t know what you should fill in these fields. please refer to ‘Cable Modem’ section above). 2-3-6 Setup procedure for ‘L2TP’: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Here are descriptions of every setup items: WN-5000R User’s Manual 28 . Like PPTP. please refer to ‘PPPoE xDSL’ section above). or ‘Use the following IP address’ (equal to static IP address.2-3-5 Setup procedure for ‘L2TP xDSL’: L2TP is another popular connection method for xDSL and other Internet connection types. and all required setting items are the same with PPTP connection. there are two kinds of required setting. WAN interface settings must be correctly set. or the Internet connection will fail even those settings of PPTP settings are correct. You can choose ‘Obtain an IP address automatically’ (equal to DHCP. we’ll start from ‘WAN Interface Settings’: Please select the type of how you obtain IP address from your service provider here.

please click ‘OK (7). When you finish with all settings. click ‘Back’. If you don’t know. 2-3-7 Setup procedure for ‘Telstra Big Pond’: 3 1 2 4 5 This setting only works when you’re using Telstra big pond’s network service in Australia. WN-5000R User’s Manual 29 . Please input user ID (user name) assigned by your Internet Password (2): Please input the password assigned by your Internet service provider here. L2TP Gateway (3): Please input the IP address of PPTP gateway assigned by your Internet service provider here. MTU (4): Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. please refer to last section for detailed descriptions. you can use default value. Connection type (5): Please select the connection type of Internet connection you wish to use.User ID (1): service provider here. and refer to last section for detailed descriptions. You need to input: User Name (1): Please input the user name assigned by Telstra. Idle Time Out (6): Please input the idle time out of Internet connection you wish to use. if you want to go back to previous menu.

2-4-1 Time zone and time auto-synchronization Please follow the following instructions to set time zone and time auto-synchronization parameters: Please click ‘System’ menu on the left of web management interface. then click ‘General Setup’ button on the left. and input the IP address or host name of time server. please check ‘Enable Function’ box. click ‘Apply’. You’ll see the following message displayed on web browser: WN-5000R User’s Manual 30 . and set the duration of daylight setting. User device login Check this box to choose login server manually (3): server by yourself. you’ll know how to change the time zone. 2-4 Basic Setup In this chapter. When you finish. then click ‘Time Zone’. or click ‘General Setup’ link at the upper-right corner of web management interface. and remote management settings. Please start your web browser and log onto router web management interface. If you want to enable daylight savings setting. password. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: Please select time zone at ‘Set time zone’ drop-down list. Login Server (4): Please input the IP address of login server here.Password (2): Please input the password assigned by Telstra.

To change password. for detailed descriptions on time zone settings. and it’s displayed on the login prompt when accessed from web browser. press ‘Apply’ to save the settings made and restart the router so the settings will take effect after it reboots. There’s a security risk if you don’t change the default password. then click ‘Password Settings’. 2-4-2 Change management password Default password of this router is 1234. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Current Password (1): Please input current password here. WN-5000R User’s Manual 31 . since everyone can see it.Press ‘Continue’ to save the settings made and back to web management interface. This is very important when you have wireless function enabled. please follow the following instructions: Please click ‘System’ menu on the left of web management interface. NOTE: You can refer to the instructions given in last chapter: ‘Using Quick Setup’.

click ‘Apply’. you’ll see the following message: Please retype the new password again when you see above message. and try to input current password again. you’ll be prompted to input your new password: WN-5000R User’s Manual 32 . Confirmed Password (3): Please input new password here again.New Password (2): Please input new password here. When you finish. after you click ‘Apply’. click ‘Cancel’. It means the content in ‘Current Password’ field is wrong. If the current and new passwords are correctly entered. If you want to keep original password unchanged. If the password you typed in ‘New Password’ (2) and ‘Confirmed Password’ (3) field are not the same. please click ‘OK’ to go back to previous menu.

However. you can still management this router from a specific IP address by enabling the ‘Remote Management’ Function. but if the IP address your service provider assigns to you will vary every time you establish an internet connection. or something like ‘32245’ or ‘1429’. please follow the following instructions: Please click ‘System’ menu on the left of web management interface. Port (2): You can define the port number this router should expect an incoming request. Please refer to chapter 2-5-8 ‘DDNS client’ for details. If you’re providing a web service (default port number is 80). or didn’t change default password). it will not be a problem. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Host Address (1): Input the IP address of the remote host you wish to initiate a management access. If your Internet service provider assigns you with a static IP address. or use dynamic IP to host name mapping services like DDNS. 2-4-3 Remote Management This router does not allow management access from Internet. You can use the default port setting ‘8080’. to prevent possible security risks (especially when you defined a weak password. WN-5000R User’s Manual 33 . and you should be able to login with new password. Please either ask your service provider to give you a static IP address. this will be a problem. then click ‘Remote Management’. To do so.Please use new password to enter web management interface again. you should try to use other port number. you have to input the IP address and port number of this router. (Any integer between 1 and 65534) NOTE: When you want to manage this router from another computer on internet.

3. For example.4. you have to input following address in the address bar of web browser: http://1.4:8888 WN-5000R User’s Manual 34 . you have to assign the port number in the address bar of web browser manually.3. and the port number you set is 8888.2.NOTE: Default port number the web browser will use is ‘80’. If the ‘Port’ setting in this page is not ‘80’. if the IP address of this router is 1.2.

To start configuration. If you select the connection method on the right.2-5 Setup Internet Connection (WAN Setup) Internet connections setup can be done by using ‘Quick Setup’ menu described in chapter 2-3. please follow the following instructions: Please click ‘WAN’ menu on the left of web management interface.Please go to section 2-5-8 WN-5000R User’s Manual 35 .Please go to section 2-5-1 .Please go to section 2-5-5 .Please go to section 2-5-2 .Please go to section 2-5-6 . please click ‘More Configuration’ button after a method is selected.Please go to section 2-5-7 . you can setup WAN connections up by using WAN configuration menu.Please go to section 2-5-3 .Please go to section 2-5-4 . and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: Please select an Internet connection method depend on the type of connection you’re using. You can also set advanced functions like DDNS (Dynamic DNS) here. 1 2 Dynamic IP Static IP PPPoE PPTP L2TP Telstra Big Pond DNS DDNS . However. You can either click the connection method on the left (1) or right (2).

and only required if your service provider asks you to do so. this is optional. you can simply press ‘Clone Mac address’ button to fill the MAC address field with the MAC address of your computer. WN-5000R User’s Manual 36 . If you’re using the computer which used to connect to Internet via cable modem. if your service provider only permits computer with certain MAC address to access internet. MAC Address (2): Please input MAC address of your computer.2-5-1 Setup procedure for ‘Dynamic IP’: 1 2 3 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Host Name (1): Please input host name of your computer.

2-5-2 Setup procedure for ‘Static IP’: 1 2 3 4 Here are descriptions of every setup items: IP address assigned by your Service Provider (1): Please input IP address assigned by your service provider. Subnet Mask (2): Please input subnet mask assigned by your service provider Service Provider Gateway Address (3): Please input the IP address of DNS server provided by your service provider. WN-5000R User’s Manual 37 .

Idle Time Out (6): Please input idle time out. Password (2): Please input the password assigned by your Internet service provider here. (detailed explanation listed below). Connection Type (5): Please select the connection type of Internet connection you wish to use (detailed explanation listed below). Service Name (3): Please give a name to this Internet service. If you don’t know.2-5-3 Setup procedure for ‘PPPoE’: 1 2 3 6 4 5 7 User Name (1): Please input user name assigned by your Internet service provider here. you can use default value. this is optional MTU (4): Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. WN-5000R User’s Manual 38 .

static IP address) WAN interface settings must be correctly set.e. Here we start from WAN interface setting: Select the type of how you obtain IP address from your service provider here. You can choose ‘Obtain an IP address automatically’ (equal to DHCP. Now please go to PPTP settings section: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Here are descriptions of every setup items: User ID (1): Please input user ID (user name) assigned by your Internet service provider here. or ‘Use the following IP address’ (i. WN-5000R User’s Manual 39 . Please contact your Internet service provider if you don’t know what you should fill in these fields.2-5-4 Setup procedure for ‘PPTP’: PPTP requires two kinds of setting: WAN interface setting (setup IP address) and PPTP setting (PPTP user name and password). or the Internet connection will fail even those settings of PPTP settings are correct. please refer to ‘Cable Modem’ section above).

and refer to last section for detailed descriptions.Password (2): Please input the password assigned by your Internet service provider here. PPTP Gateway (3): Please input the IP address of PPTP gateway assigned by your Internet service provider here. When you finish with all settings. MTU (5): Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. you can use default value. Setting item ‘BEZEQ-ISRAEL’ is only required to check if you’re using the service provided by BEZEQ network in Israel. click ‘Back’. if you want to go back to previous menu. Idle Time Out (7): Please input the idle time out of Internet connection you wish to use. Connection ID (4): Please input the connection ID here. Connection type (6): Please select the connection type of Internet connection you wish to use. WN-5000R User’s Manual 40 . this is optional and you can leave it blank. If you don’t know. please click ‘OK (8). please refer to last section for detailed descriptions.

please refer to last section for detailed descriptions. L2TP Gateway (3): Please input the IP address of PPTP gateway assigned by your Internet service provider here. When you finish with all settings. WN-5000R User’s Manual 41 . Connection type (5): Please select the connection type of Internet connection you wish to use. you can use default value. If you don’t know. MTU (4): Please input the MTU value of your network connection here. Password (2): Please input the password assigned by your Internet service provider here. click ‘Back’. Idle Time Out (6): Please input the idle time out of Internet connection you wish to use. and refer to last section for detailed descriptions. if you want to go back to previous menu.2-5-5 Setup procedure for ‘L2TP’: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Here are descriptions of every setup items: User ID (1): Please input user ID (user name) assigned by your Internet service provider here. please click ‘OK (7).

click ‘Back’. Login Server (4): Please input the IP address of login server here. WN-5000R User’s Manual 42 . When you finish with all settings. You need to input: User Name (1): Please input the user name assigned by Telstra. if you want to go back to previous menu. Password (2): Please input the password assigned by Telstra. click ‘OK (5).2-5-6 Setup procedure for ‘Telstra Big Pond’: 1 2 3 4 5 This setting only works when you’re using Telstra big pond’s network service in Australia. User device login server manually (3): Check this box to choose login server by yourself.

30.. this is optional. at least one DNS server’s IP address should be assigned automatically. you can input the IP address of DNS server here. Incorrect WN-5000R User’s Manual 43 .20.40……………………………………………………………… Correct dns. 1 2 Here are descriptions of every setup items: DNS Address (1): Please input the IP address of DNS server provided by your service provider. Secondary DNS Address (2): Please input the IP address of another DNS server provided by your service provider.e. NOTE: Only IP address can be entered here.2-5-7 Setup procedure for ‘DNS’: If you select ‘Dynamic IP’ or ‘PPPoE’ as Internet connection method. DO NOT use the hostname of DNS server! (i. However.com…………………………………………. if you have preferred DNS server. or your service provider didn’t assign the IP address of DNS server because of any reason. only numeric characters and dots are accepted) 10.serviceprovider..

com) Please go to one of DDNS service provider’s webpage listed above. please select ‘Enabled’. otherwise please select ‘Disabled’. Domain Name (3): Input the domain name you’ve obtained from DDNS service provider. This router supports DDNS service of following service providers: DynDNS (http://www.2-5-8 Setup procedure for ‘DDNS’: DDNS (Dynamic DNS) is a IP-to-Hostname mapping service for those Internet users who don’t have a static (fixed) IP address. and get a free DDNS account by the instructions given on their webpage. Provider (2): Select your DDNS service provider here. because their IP address will vary every time when connected to Internet.dyndns. Account / E-Mail (4): Input account or email of DDNS registration.org) TZO (http://www. WN-5000R User’s Manual 44 .tzo. Password / Key (5): Input DDNS service password or key. and other user will not be able to know the IP address they’re using at a certain time. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Dynamic DNS (1): If you want to enable DDNS function. It will be a problem when such user wants to provide services to other users on Internet.

168. here are some suggestions. especially when there are a lot of computers in your network. where c is an integer between 0 and 254. and dynamic IP address (IP address of computers will be assigned by router automatically.2-6 Wired LAN Configuration Before all computers using wired Ethernet connection (i. There are two ways to assign IP addresses to computers: static IP address (set the IP address for every computer manually). you should use ‘255.0’ as subnet mask. so you can set ‘d’ field of IP address of router as 1 or 254 (or any number between 1 and 254). and maintain a list. those computers connect to this router’s LAN port 1 to 4 by Ethernet cable) can communicate with each other and access internet. 1.c.d. and file service). In most cases. 2. A valid IP address has 4 fields: a. don’t worry! We will provide recommended setup values below. Suggestions on IP address numbering plan: If you have no idea on how to define an IP address plan for your network. for most of home and company users. WN-5000R User’s Manual 45 .e. If you don’t really understand the descriptions listed above. so everyone can locate those servers easily. and pick a number between 0 and 254 for field ‘c’.255.c.d. they should use static IP address. static IP address should be used. This router is capable to work with up to 253 clients. 3. It’s recommended for most of computers to use dynamic IP address.b. For all servers and network devices which will provide services to other people (like Internet service. Give each of them a unique number between 1 and 253. 4. print service. which allows up to 253 clients (this also meets router’s capability of working with up to 253 clients). they must have a valid IP address. For computers which are not dedicated to provide specific service to others. it will save a lot of time on setting IP addresses for every computer.255. and d is an integer between 1 and 254. it’s suggested to use 192. for servers and network devices which will provide services to other computer and users that come from Internet. so other computes can locate the server. they should use dynamic IP address.

1. there are three setup groups here: ‘LAN IP’.Please follow the following instructions to set wired LAN parameters: Please click ‘LAN’ menu on the left of web management interface. Subnet Mask (2): Please input subnet mask for this network. or set it to ‘Disabled’ DHCP Server (4): If you want to activate DHCP server function of this router. Here are setup instructions for each of them: 2-6-1 LAN IP section: 1 2 3 4 Here are descriptions of every setup items: IP address (1): Please input the IP address of this router.1d spanning tree function. select ‘Enabled’.255. Recommended Value if you don’t know what to fill: IP Address: 192. ‘DHCP Server’. and ‘Static DHCP Leases Table’.0 802.255. select ‘Enabled’ for setup item ‘802.1d Spanning Tree’. 802.1d Spanning Tree: Disabled DHCP Server: Enabled WN-5000R User’s Manual 46 .1d Spanning Tree (3): If you wish to activate 802. or set it to ‘Disabled’.168.254 Subnet Mask: 255.

and ‘c’ field) should be the same. and here are descriptions of every setup items: Lease Time (1): Please choose a lease time (the duration that every computer can keep a specific IP address) of every IP address assigned by this router from dropdown menu. you can also optionally input the domain name for your network. These settings will affect wireless clients. and ‘IP Address of ‘LAN IP’ section (mentioned ‘a’.168.168. if you have less than 20 computers) Start IP: 192.1. End IP (3): Please input the end IP address of the IP range.2-6-2 DHCP Server: 1 2 3 4 These settings are only available when ‘DHCP Server’ in ‘LAN IP’ section is ‘Enabled’. too. and can not the same with router’s IP address. Start IP (2): Please input the start IP address of the IP range. The former three fields of IP address of ‘Start IP’. ‘b’. Recommended Value if you don’t know what to fill: Lease Time: Two Weeks (or ‘Forever’. 3.200 Domain Name: (leave it blank) NOTE: 1.1 End IP: 192. Domain Name (4): If you wish. 2. WN-5000R User’s Manual 47 .1. The number of the last field (mentioned ‘d’ field) of ‘End IP’ must be greater than ‘Start IP’. This is optional. ‘End IP’.

After you clicked ‘Add’.2-6-3 Static DHCP Leases Table: This function allows you to assign a static IP address to a specific computer forever. 1 2 3 4 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Enable Static DHCP Leases (1): Check this box to enable this function. please check the ‘Select’ box of a MAC address and IP address WN-5000R User’s Manual 48 . so you don’t have to set the IP address for a computer. and from a to f. MAC Address (2): Input the MAC address of the computer or network device (total 12 characters. If you want to remove all characters you just entered. and still enjoy the benefit of using DHCP server. the MAC address and IP address mapping will be added to ‘Static DHCP Leases Table’ section. (If you set ‘Lease Time’ to ‘forever’ in ‘DHCP Server’ section. click ‘Clear’. since IP addresses will be assigned in random order by this way). however. Maximum 16 static IP addresses can be assigned here. you will not be able to assign a certain IP address to a specific computer. you can also assign an IP address to a specific computer permanently. with character from 0 to 9. otherwise uncheck it to disable this function. click this button to add the pair to static DHCP leases table. If you want to delete a specific item. like ‘001122aabbcc’) IP address (3): Input the IP address you want to assign to this computer or network device ‘Add’ (4): After you inputted MAC address and IP address pair.

mapping (1), then click ‘Delete Selected’ button (2); if you want to delete all mappings, click ‘Delete All’ (3). If you want to deselect all mappings, click ‘Reset (4).

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2-7 Wireless LAN Configuration
If your computer, PDA, game console, or other network devices which is equipped with wireless network interface, you can you can use the wireless function of this router to let them connect to Internet and share resources with other computers with wired-LAN connection. You can also use the built-in security functions to protect your network from being intruded by malicious intruders. Please follow the following instructions to set wireless parameters: Please click ‘Wireless’ menu on the left of web management interface, and the following message will be displayed on your web browser. You must enable wireless function of this router, or the wireless interface of this router will not function. Please select ‘Enable’ (1), then click ‘Apply’ (2) button. If you’re coming here because you want to disable wireless function, please select ‘Disable’ (3), then click ‘Apply’ (2) button.

After you click ‘Apply’, the following message will be displayed on your web browser:

Please click ‘Continue’ to back to previous setup menu; to continue on other setup procedures, or click ‘Apply’ to reboot the router so the settings will take effect (Please wait for about 50 seconds while router is rebooting).

2-7-1 Basic Wireless Settings Please click ‘Wireless’ menu on the left of web management interface, then click ‘Basic Settings’, and the following message will be displayed on your web browser:
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This wireless router can be work in 4 modes: a. AP: Standard wireless AP (access point). b. AP Bridge-Point to Point: Connect this router with another wireless router, to expand the scope of network. c. AP Bridge-Point to Multi-Point: Connect this router with up to four other wireless routers, to expand the scope of network. d. AP Bridge-WDS: Connect this router with up to four WDS-capable wireless routers, to expand the scope of network.

NOTE: For ‘AP Bridge-Point to Point’ and ‘AP Bridge-Point to Multi-Point’ mode, wireless router is operated in wireless bridge dedicated mode – wireless router is only used to expand the scope of network, and no wireless clients will be accepted. If you want to use your wireless router to expand the scope of network, and also accept wireless clients, please select ‘AP Bridge-WDS’ mode.

Please select a proper operation mode you want to use from ‘Mode’ dropdown menu (1), and continue on other operation mode specific settings: AP AP Bridge-Point to Point AP Bridge-Point to Multi Point AP Bridge-WDS - Please go to section 2-7-1-1 - Please go to section 2-7-1-2 - Please go to section 2-7-1-3 - Please go to section 2-7-1-4
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4 GHz (B+G+N) ESSID (3): This is the name of wireless router. 2. office_room1. like myhome.11g clients). only allows 802.4 GHz (G) 2. allows 802. it’s recommended to change default ESSID value to the one which is meaningful to you. Default SSID is ‘default’.11b clients.4 GHz (N) 2. 2.4GHz band.11g clients and maximum 140Mbps for 802 11n clients) 2. 2. available channel WN-5000R User’s Manual 52 .11b wireless network client to connect this router (maximum transfer rate 11Mbps).11b.4 GHz (B+G) Please select the radio band from one of following options: 2. You can type any alphanumerical characters here. only allows 802.11n wireless network client to connect this router (maximum transfer rate 108**Mbps).11g wireless network client to connect this router (maximum transfer rate 11Mbps). only allows 802. etc. maximum 32 characters. only allows 802. ESSID is used to identify your own wireless router from others when there are other wireless routers in the same area. maximum 54Mbps for 802.4 GHz (B) 2.11g. 802.11b and 802.11g wireless network client to connect this router (maximum transfer rate 11Mbps for 802.2-7-1-1 Setup procedure for ‘AP’: Please select the radio band you want to use from ‘Band’ dropdown menu (2).11n wireless network client to connect this router (maximum transfer rate 11Mbps for 802. and maximum 54Mbps for 802. and 802.4GHz band. 2.4GHz band. and the following message will be displayed: 1 2 3 4 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Band (2): 2.4GHz band. Channel Number (4): Please select a channel from the dropdown list of ‘Channel Number’.4GHz band.11b clients.

and all clients (wired only – AP will not accept wireless clients in this mode) of two wireless routers will think they’re on the same physical network. to combine two access points and expand the scope of wireless network. and almost all wireless clients can locate the channel you’re using automatically without any problem.4 GHz (B+G+N) to maximize wireless client compatibility. However. or keep having problem while transferring the file over wireless network. This function is very convenient when you need to connect two networks between two buildings. NOTE: If you don’t special reason to limit the type of allowed wireless client. you can connect your wireless router with another. and this would help in certain scenario when there is some radio communication problem.numbers are 1 to 13. some wireless client supports manual channel number select. which will disturb the radio communication between wireless client and the wireless router. You can choose any channel number you want to use. Here are instructions about how to connect two wireless routers together: 1 2 3 4 5 WN-5000R User’s Manual 53 . it’s still useful to remember the channel number you use. There could be some other wireless routeres using the same channel. it’s recommended to choose ‘2. 2-7-1-2 Setup procedure for ‘AP Bridge-Point to Point: In this mode. TIPS: You can try to change channel number to another one if you think the data transfer rate is too slow.

and security setting! Here are descriptions of every setup items: Band (2) Select the band you want to use. Set Security (5) Click to set security settings for this connection (Please go to section ‘2-7-3 Wireless Security’ for detailed instructions). channel number. two wireless routers must use the same setting. band. Channel Number (3) Select the channel you want to use. two wireless routers must use the same setting. NOTE: If you didn’t see popup window. please check the web browser or antivirus program. 2-7-1-3 Setup procedure for ‘AP Bridge-Point to Multi-Point’: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Here are descriptions of every setup items: WN-5000R User’s Manual 54 . some of them will block popup window. MAC address (4) Input the MAC address of another wireless router.NOTE: Two wireless routers must use the same mode.

you can expand the scope of network by combining up to four other access points together. two wireless routers must use the same setting. WN-5000R User’s Manual 55 .Band (2) Select the band you want to use. and every access point can still accept wireless clients. Set Security (8) Click to set security settings for this connection (Please go to section ‘2-7-3 Wireless Security’ for detailed instructions). two wireless routers must use the same setting. Channel Number (3) Select the channel you want to use. MAC address 1 to 4 (4 . two wireless routers must use the same setting. 2-7-1-4 Setup procedure for ‘AP Bridge – WDS’ In this mode.7) Input the MAC address of other wireless routers. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Band (2) Select the band you want to use.

MAC address 1 to 4 (5 .ESSID (3) Input the ESSID of your wireless router. Channel Number (4) Select the channel you want to use. or different with other wireless routers so you can identify each of them. Set Security (9) Click to set security settings for this connection (Please go to section ‘2-7-3 Wireless Security’ for detailed instructions).8) Input the MAC address of other wireless routers. two wireless routers must use the same setting. please click ‘Wireless’ menu on the left of web management interface. then click ‘Advanced Settings’. it can be the same with other wireless routers for the convenience of roaming. if you want to configure these settings. 2-7-2 Advanced Wireless Settings This router provides some advanced control of wireless parameters. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 WN-5000R User’s Manual 56 .

default value is 3. RTS Threshold: Set the RTS threshold of wireless radio. Channel Width: Set channel width of wireless radio. N Data Rate: Same as above.11n clients. Do not modify default value if you don’t know what it is. too. However.11b and 802. Do not modify default value if you don’t know what it is. Broadcast ESSID: Decide if the wireless router will broadcast its own ESSID or not.11g wireless access points. your wireless router should be able to work fine. Preamble Type: Set the type of preamble of wireless radio. but only for 802. DTIM Period: Set the DTIM period of wireless radio. if you set to ‘None’. Since most of wireless devices will negotiate with each other and pick a proper data transfer rate automatically. default value is 2347.Here are descriptions of every setup items: Fragment Threshold: Set the Fragment threshold of wireless radio. It’s recommended to set this option to ‘Auto’ or ‘Always’. You can hide the ESSID of your wireless router (set the option to ‘Disable’). WN-5000R User’s Manual 57 . Do not modify default value if you don’t know what it is. it’s not necessary to change this value unless you know what will happen after modification. Do not modify default value if you don’t know what it is. Beacon Interval: Set the beacon interval of wireless radio. default value is 100. Do not modify default value if you don’t know what it is. so only people those who know the ESSID of your wireless router can get connected. default setting is ‘Auto 20/40 MHz’. CTS Protect: Enabling this setting will reduce the chance of radio signal collisions between 802. Data Rate: Set the wireless data transfer rate to a certain value. Do not modify default value if you don’t know what it is. default value is 2346. default setting is ‘Short Preamble’.

it will enhance the data transfer performance of multimedia contents when they’re being transferred over wireless network. If you don’t know what it is / not sure if you need it. it’s recommended to set this option to ‘Enable’. default value is ‘Enable’. Unless you’re using this wireless router in a really big space. WMM: The short of Wi-Fi MultiMedia. however. WN-5000R User’s Manual 58 . only for 11g). This will enhance security (malicious / unknown users in distance will not be able to reach your wireless router). you may not have to set output power to 100%. Turbo Mode: Enhance the data transfer rate of LAN (up to 35Mbps. default value is ‘Disable’.Tx Power: You can set the output power of wireless radio. it’s safe to set this option to ‘Enable’.

then click ‘Security Settings’. and you don’t care if there’s someone reads the data you transfer over network without your consent. and every wireless device in proximity will be able to connect your wireless router if no other security measure is enabled (like MAC address access control . To set wireless security settings. Only use this option when you really want to allow everyone to use your wireless router.Wired Equivalent Privacy When you select this mode. the wireless router will use WEP encryption.2-7-3 Wireless Security It’s very important to set wireless security settings properly! If you don’t.see section 2-7-4. 2-7-3-2 WEP . hackers and malicious users can reach your network and valuable data without your consent and this will cause serious security problem. data encryption is disabled. Please click ‘Wireless’ menu on the left of web management interface. or disable ESSID broadcast). and the following setup menu will be shown on your web browser: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 9 Here are descriptions of every setup items: WN-5000R User’s Manual 59 . then follow the following instructions to set wireless security settings: Please select an encryption method from ‘Encryption’ dropdown menu. there are four options: 2-7-3-1 Disable wireless security When you select this mode.

Enable 802. and if you select ‘Hex’ as key format. Using ‘128-bit’ is safer than ’64-bit’. if you select ’64-bit’ as key length. and A-Z) if you select ‘ASCII’ key format. select ‘Key 1’.Key Length (2): There are two types of WEP key length: 64-bit and 128-bit. you’ll see the message at the right of ‘Key Format’ is ‘Hex (10 characters). Default Tx Key (4): You can set up to four sets of WEP key. Key Format (3): There are two types of key format: ASCII and Hex. For example. and if you entered multiple WEP keys. a-f. the number of characters of key will be displayed. a-z. If you don’t know which one you should use. you can use characters 0-9.1x Authentication (9): Check this box and another sub-menu will appear: 11 12 13 RADIUS Server IP address (11): Please input the IP address of radius server here RADIUS Server Port (12): Please input the port number of radius server here. the number of characters must be the same as the number displayed at ‘Key Format’ field. and A-F. Encryption Key 1 to 4 (5-8): Input WEP key characters here. but will reduce some data transfer performance. 60 . and you can decide which key is being used by default here. and ‘Hex’ as key format. You can use any alphanumerical characters (0-9. they should not be same with each other. which means the length of WEP key is 10 characters. RADIUS Server Password (13): WN-5000R User’s Manual Please input the port number of radius password here. When you select a key format. You must enter at least one encryption key here.

2-7-3-3 Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA): When you select this mode. Pre-shared Select the type of pre-shared key. use the one of your own!): ASCII (5 characters): pilot phone 23561 2Hyux #@xmL ASCII (13 characters): digitalFAMILY Hex (10 characters): 287d2aa732 82Jh26xHy3m&n 1152dabc85 Hex (26 characters): 9284bcda8427c9e036f7abcd84 To improve security level. do not use those words which can be found in a dictionary or too easy to remember! (‘pilot’ and ‘phone’ listed above are bad examples. so you only have to input the WEP key on wireless client once. just intended to show you how a WEP key look like). You can select one of them. and it’s worth to use complicated WEP key to improve security level. Wireless clients will remember the WEP key. WPA2 (AES). you WN-5000R User’s Manual 61 . the wireless router will use WPA encryption. and WPA2 Mixed. Available options are: WPA (TKIP).TIPS: Some examples of WEP key (Don’t use those examples. but you have to make sure your wireless client support the cipher you selected. and the following setup menu will be shown on your web browser: 5 1 2 3 4 Here are descriptions of every setup items: WPA Unicast Cipher Suite (2): Please select a type of WPA cipher suite.

NOTE: Some wireless clients (especially those manufactured before year 2003) only support WEP or WPA (TKIA) cipher. but you have to make sure your wireless client support the cipher you selected. Pre-shared Key (4): Please input the WPA passphrase here. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Here are descriptions of every setup items: WPA Unicast Cipher Suite: Please select a type of WPA cipher suite. up to 63). or Hex (64 characters of 0-9. RADIUS Server Password (5): WN-5000R User’s Manual Please input the password of your Radius authentication server here. You can select one of them. Default setting is 1812. this router can work with it and provide safer wireless authentication. 2-7-3-4 WPA RADIUS: If you have a RADIUS server. and a-f). WPA2 (AES). RADIUS Server Port (4): Please input the port number of your Radius authentication server here. 62 . It’s not recommended to use a word that can be found in a dictionary due to security reason. and WPA2 Mixed. Available options are: WPA (TKIP). A driver upgrade would be needed for those clients to use WPA and WPA2 encryption. RADIUS Server IP address (3): Please input the IP address of your Radius authentication server here.Key Format (3): can select Passphrase (8 or more alphanumerical characters.

2-7-4 Wireless Access Control This function will help you to prevent unauthorized users from connecting to your wireless router; only those wireless devices who have the MAC address you assigned here can gain access to your wireless router. You can use this function with other security measures described in previous section, to create a safer wireless environment. Up to 20 MAC addresses can be assigned by using this function. Please click ‘Wireless’ menu on the left of web management interface, then click ‘Access Control’, and the following message will be displayed on your web browser:

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All allowed MAC addresses will be displayed in ‘MAC Address Filtering Table’ (1), and Here are descriptions of every setup items:

Delete Selected (2):

If you want to delete a specific MAC address entry, check the ‘select’ box of the MAC address you want to delete, then click ‘Delete Selected’ button. (You can select more than one MAC addresses).

Delete All (3):

If you want to delete all MAC addresses listed here, please click ‘Delete All’ button.

Reset (4):

You can also click ‘Reset’ button to unselect all MAC addresses.

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To enforce MAC address filtering, you have to check ‘Enable Wireless Access Control’. When this item is unchecked, wireless router will not enforce MAC address filtering of wireless clients.

MAC Address (6):

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required. (i.e. If the MAC address label of your wireless device indicates ‘aa-bb-cc-dd-ee-ff’ or ‘aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff’, just input ‘aabbccddeeff’.

Comment (7):

You can input any text here as the comment of this ‘ROOM 2A Computer’ or

MAC address, like

anything. You can input up to 16 alphanumerical

characters here. This is optional and you can leave it blank, however, it’s recommended to use this field to write a comment for every MAC addresses as a memory aid.

Add (8):

Click ‘Add’ button to add the MAC address and associated comment to the MAC address filtering table.

Clear (9):

Click ‘Clear’ to remove the value you inputted in MAC address and comment field.

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2-7-5 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is the simplest way to build connection between wireless network clients and this wireless router. You don’t have to select encryption mode and input a long encryption passphrase every time when you need to setup a wireless client, you only have to press a button on wireless client and this wireless router, and the WPS will do the rest for you. This wireless router supports two types of WPS: Push-Button Configuration (PBC), and PIN code. If you want to use PBC, you have to push a specific button on the wireless client to start WPS mode, and switch this wireless router to WPS mode too. You can push Reset/WPS button of this wireless router, or click ‘Start PBC’ button in the web configuration interface to do this; if you want to use PIN code, you have to know the PIN code of wireless client and switch it to WPS mode, then provide the PIN code of the wireless client you wish to connect to this wireless router. The detailed instructions are listed follow: Please click ‘Wireless’ menu on the left of web management interface, then click ‘WPS’, and the following message will be displayed on your web browser:

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Wi-Fi Protected Setup Information

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you’ll see ‘unConfigured’. WN-5000R User’s Manual 66 . SSID: The SSID of this wireless router will be displayed here. you’ll see ‘Configured’ message here.(2) WPS Status: If the wireless security (encryption) function of this wireless router is properly set. Configure via Push Button (3) Click ‘Start PBC’ to start Push-Button style WPS setup procedure. This code is useful when you need to build wireless connection by WPS with other WPS-enabled wireless devices. Authentication Mode: The wireless security authentication mode of this wireless router will be displayed here. and click ‘Start PIN’ button. Self PIN code: This is the WPS PIN code of this wireless router. The ‘WLAN’ LED on the wireless router will be steady on when this wireless router is waiting for incoming WPS request. Configure via client PinCode (4) Please input the PIN code of the wireless client you wish to connect. If wireless security function has not been set. This wireless router will wait for WPS requests from wireless clients for 2 minutes. The ‘WLAN’ led on the wireless router will be steady on when this wireless router is waiting for incoming WPS request.

but if you’re not using this wireless router in a really big space. WN-5000R User’s Manual 67 . If the wireless router is not far away from your computer. so those people who are not in your list will not be able to connect to your network. higher output power means border wireless coverage.2-7-6 Security Tips for Wireless Network Here are some quick tips to help you improve the security level of your wireless network: 1. and long enough) WEP key and WPA passphrase is much safer than simple and short ones. 4. you’ll let your neighbors have the chance to do something bad to your network. 2. Remember that the wireless client is capable to keep the key or passphrase for you. Never use simple words (like school. It’s not too trouble but will greatly improve security level. You can hide the ESSID of this router by set ‘Broadcast ESSID’ option to ‘Disable’. 5. try to start from 10% Tx Power setting in ‘Advance Settings’ menu. apple. 3. computer) as WEP encryption or WPA passphrase. so you only have to input the complicated key or passphrase once. and only raise the Tx Power setting when it’s required. Your wireless router will not be found by other people in proximity if they’re just using the AP scanning function of their wireless client. Use ‘Access Control’ function described in section 2-7-4. A complicated (the combination of number. Do not use 100% radio output power unless it’s necessary. alphabet. and this can reduce the chance of being intruded. even symbol.

Chapter 3: Advanced Functions 3-1 Quality of Service (QoS) Quality of service provides an efficient way for computers on the network to share the internet bandwidth with a promised quality of internet service. you can limit the maximum bandwidth or give a guaranteed bandwidth for a specific computer. and some applications which require guaranteed bandwidth (like video streaming and network telephone) will be affected. 3-1-1 Basic QoS Settings Please follow the following instructions to set QoS parameters: Please click ‘Qos’ menu on the left of web management interface and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Here are descriptions of every settings: Enable QoS (1): Check this box to enable QoS function. unselect this box if you don’t want to enforce QoS bandwidth limitations. Total Download You can set the limit of total download WN-5000R User’s Manual 68 . therefore an unpleasing result will occur. all computers and devices on the network will compete with each other to get internet bandwidth. like the interruption of video / audio transfer. Without QoS. to avoid said unpleasing result from happening. With this function.

Click ‘Reset’. To disable download bandwidth limitation. you’ll be prompted to add a new rule. input ‘0’ here. you can delete all rules currently in the QoS table. the following message will appear: WN-5000R User’s Manual 69 . this button will be grayed out and can not be clicked. Edit (6): If you want to modify the content of a specific rule. input ‘0’ here. Move Up (9): You can pull up the priority of the QoS rule you selected by clicking this button. Delete All (8): By clicking this button. 3-1-2 Add a new QoS rule After you click ‘Add’ button in QoS menu. see section 3-1-2 ‘Add a new QoS rule’ below. then click ‘Edit’ button.Bandwidth (2): bandwidth in kbits. Current QoS Table (4): All existing QoS rules will be displayed here. Add (5): Click ‘add’ button to add a new QoS rule. this button will be grayed out and can not be clicked. Total Upload Bandwidth (3): You can set the limit of total upload bandwidth in kbits. please check the ‘select’ box of the rule you want to edit. Delete Selected (7): You can delete selected rules by clicking this button. To disable upload bandwidth limitation. Reset (11): If you want to erase all values you just entered. Move Down (10): You can lower the priority of the QoS rule you selected by clicking this button. Only one rule should be selected a time! If you didn’t select a rule before clicking ‘Edit’ button. You can select one or more rules to delete by check the ‘select’ the box of the rule(s) you want to delete a time. If the QoS table is empty. If the QoS table is empty.

Local IP Address (c): Specify the local (source) IP address that will be affected by this rule. then select the type of QoS: ‘guarantee’ (guaranteed usable bandwidth for this rule) or ‘max’ (set the maximum bandwidth for the application allowed by this rule). Please input the starting IP address in the left field. just input the port number. and the speed of bandwidth limitation in Kbps. if you want to apply this rule on a single port. or just input the IP address in the left field to define a single IP address. Local Port Range (d): Please input the range of local (source) port number that will be affected by this rule. please input ’80-90’.a b c d e f g h i Here are descriptions of every setup items: Rule Name (a): Please give a name to this QoS rule (up to 15 alphanumerical characters) Bandwidth (b): Set the bandwidth limitation of this QoS rule. and input the end IP address in the right field to define a range of IP addresses. Remote Port Please input the range of remote (destination) WN-5000R User’s Manual 70 . and input the end IP address in the right field to define a range of IP addresses. Remote IP Address: (e): Specify the remote (destination) IP address that will be affected by this rule. If you want to apply this rule on port 80 to 90. You have to select the data direction of this rule (Upload of Download). like ‘80’. or just input the IP address in the left field to define a single IP address. Please input the starting IP address in the left field.

HTTP. if you want to apply this rule on a single port. Protocol (f): Please select the protocol type of this rule.Range (f): port number that will be affected by this rule. if you did anything wrong. if you want to make this rule as a IP address based rule (apply the limitation on all traffics from / to the specified IP address / port number). just leave it blank. available options are TCP and UDP. If you want to erase all values you just entered. and the rule you just set will appear in current QoS table. and switch to ‘UDP’ if this rule doesn’t seems to work. Traffic Type (g): Please select the traffic type of this rule. please correct your input by the instructions given by the error message. you’ll be brought back to previous menu. If the remote (destination) IP address and /or port number is universal. If you don’t know what protocol your application uses. and FTP. just input the port number. SMTP. please try ‘TCP’ first. please input ’80-90’. you’ll get an error message when you click ‘Save’ button. available options are None. After you finish with all settings. You can select a specific traffic type for this rule. If you want to apply this rule on port 80 to 90. like ‘80’. POP3. please click ‘save’ button (i). Click ‘Reset’ WN-5000R User’s Manual 71 . select ‘None’.

Without NAT. all computers must be assigned with a valid Internet IP address to get connected to Internet. please select ‘Disable’. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 To enable NAT function. to disable. please click ‘Apply’ button (3).3-2 Network Address Trnaslation (NAT) Network address translations solve the problem if sharing a single IP address to multiple computers. After you made the selection. Please follow the following instructions to set NAT parameters: 3-2-1 Basic NAT Settings (Enable or disable NAT function) Please click ‘NAT’ menu on the left of web management interface. Therefore it’s necessary to use NAT technology to share a single Internet IP address to multiple computers on local network. please select ‘Enable’ for ‘Enable or disable NAT module function’ (1). then Please press Apply. but Internet service providers only provide very few IP addresses to every user. so everyone can get connected to Internet. WN-5000R User’s Manual 72 .

If you only want to redirect a single port number. Private IP (2): Input the IP address of the computer on local network which provides internet service. TCP or UDP. If you’re not sure. then click ‘Port Forwarding’. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 5 3 4 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Enable Port Forwarding (1): Check this box to enable port mapping. please use ‘Virtual Server’ function. If the port number of Internet IP address and private IP address is different. described in next section. please select ‘Both’. Add (6): Add the mapping to port forwarding table. and input the ending port number in the right field.3-2-2 Port Forwarding This function allows you to redirect a single port or consecutive ports of Internet IP address to the same port of the IP address on local network. and uncheck this box to disable port mapping. Comment (5): Please input any text to describe this mapping. WN-5000R User’s Manual 73 . just fill the port number in the left field. Please click ‘NAT’ menu on the left of web management interface. The port number(s) of Internet IP address and private IP address (the IP address on local network) must be the same. Port Range (4): Input the starting port number in the left field. Type (3): Select the type of connection. up to 16 alphanumerical characters.

Reset (11): Unselect all mappings. ‘Delete Selected’ (9): Please select a port forwarding mapping by clicking the ‘Select’ box of the mapping. then click ‘Delete Selected’ button to remove the mapping. Delete All (10): Delete all mappings existed in virtual server table. If there’s no existing mapping. then please press Apply. WN-5000R User’s Manual 74 . this button will be grayed out. please click ‘Apply’ (12) button. After you finish with all settings.Reset (7): Remove all inputted values. Port Forwarding Table (8): All existing port forwarding mappings will be displayed here.

please select ‘Both’. Please click ‘NAT’ menu on the left of web management interface. Type (4): Select the type of connection. and uncheck this box to disable virtual server. Private Port (3): Input the port number of the IP address which provides Internet service. You can also build many sets of port redirection. Comment (6): Please input any text to describe this mapping. up to 16 alphanumerical characters.3-2-3 Virtual Server This function allows you to redirect a port on Internet IP address (on WAN port) to a specified port of an IP address on local network. TCP or UDP. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 6 3 4 5 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Enable Virtual Server (1): Check this box to enable virtual server. Public Port (5): Please select the port number of Internet IP address which will be redirected to the port number of local IP address defined above. without exposing it on Internet directly. Private IP (2): Input the IP address of the computer which provides Internet service. so you can setup an Internet service on the computer on local network. to provide many different Internet services on different local computers via a single Internet IP address. If you’re not sure. then click ‘Virtual Server’. WN-5000R User’s Manual 75 .

Reset (12): Unselect all mappings. Reset (8): Remove all inputted values. then Please press Apply.Add (7): Add the mapping to virtual server table. After you finish with all settings. Virtual Server Table (9): All existing virtual server mappings will be displayed here. please click ‘Apply’ (13) button. If there’s no existing mapping. Delete All (11): Delete all mappings existed in virtual server table. this button will be grayed out. Delete Selected (10): Please select a virtual server mapping by clicking the ‘Select’ box of the mapping. then click ‘Delete Selected’ button to remove the mapping. WN-5000R User’s Manual 76 .

3-2-4 Port Mapping for Special Applications Some applications require more than one connection a time. Many network device and applications rely on UPnP function nowadays. then click ‘UPnP’. Please click ‘NAT’ menu on the left of web management interface. 3-2-6 ALG Settings Application Layer Gateway (ALG) is a special function of this router. then Please press Apply. those applications which required special support will be able to work with NAT architecture. Please click ‘NAT’ menu on the left of web management interface. then click ‘Apply’ button. It includes many preset routing rules for numerous applications which require special support. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: WN-5000R User’s Manual 77 . network devices will be able to communicate with other devices directly. In order to make these applications work. and learn about information about other devices. please select ‘Enable’ or ‘Disable’ to enable or disable UPnP function. these applications won’t work with simple NAT rules. you can use this function to let these applications work. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: There is only one option in this page. With these supports. with this function. then click ‘ALG Settings’. 3-2-5 UPnP Setting This function enables network auto-configuration for peer-to-peer communications.

Please check the box of the special support for applications you need.There are many applications listed here. and then click ‘Apply’ button. WN-5000R User’s Manual 78 .

Please follow the following instructions to enable or disable firewall function: Please click ‘Firewall’ menu on the left of web management interface.3-3 Firewall Excepting NAT. like block URLs which have pre-defined keywords. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: Please select ‘Enable’ or ‘Disable’ to enable or disable firewall function of this router. These functions include inbound attack prevention. and block outbound traffics. the click ‘Apply’ button. this router also provides firewall function to block malicious intruders from accessing your computers on local network. WN-5000R User’s Manual 79 .

(i.e. only MAC addresses listed in filtering table will be able to connect to the network. then click ‘Access Control’. Please click ‘Firewall’ menu on the left of web management interface. and rejecting all other network devices. Client PC MAC address (2): Please input the MAC address of computer or network device here. If you select deny.) or colon ( : ) are not required. it can also allow or deny computers with specific IP address. If the MAC address label of your wireless device indicates ‘aa-bb-cc-dd-ee-ff’ or ‘aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff’. dash ( . and please select ‘Deny’ or ‘Allow’ to decide the behavior of MAC filtering table. just input ‘aabbccddeeff’ Comment (3): WN-5000R User’s Manual You can input any text here as the comment of this MAC address. like ‘ROOM 2A 80 . all MAC addresses listed in filtering table will be denied from connecting to the network.3-3-1 Access Control This function allows or denies computers with specific MAC address from connecting to the network. or port. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 4 2 5 3 6 10 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Enable MAC Filtering (1): Check this box to enable MAC address based filtering. if you select allow. protocol.

(You can select more than one MAC addresses). only IP addresses listed in filtering table will be able to connect to the network. MAC Filtering Table (6): All existing MAC addresses in filtering table will be listed here. check the ‘select’ box of the IP address you want to delete. however. it’s recommended to use this field to write a comment for every MAC addresses as a memory aid. If you select deny. Enable IP Filtering Table (10): Check this box to enable IP address based filtering. then click ‘Delete Selected’ button. Reset (5): Remove all inputted values.Computer’ or anything. Add (4): Click ‘Add’ button to add the MAC address and associated comment to the MAC address filtering table. Please refer to section 3-3-1-1 ‘Add PC’ below. Delete All (8): If you want to delete all MAC addresses listed here. please click ‘Delete All’ button. please click ‘Delete All’ button. then click ‘Delete Selected’ button. IP Filtering Table (11): All existing IP addresses in filtering table will be listed here . Delete All (14): If you want to delete all IP addresses listed here. up to 20 IP addresses can be added. This is optional and you can leave it blank. WN-5000R User’s Manual 81 . and rejecting all other network devices. (You can select more than one IP addresses). all IP addresses listed in filtering table will be denied from connecting to the network. and please select ‘Deny’ or ‘Allow’ to decide the behavior of IP filtering table. Add PC (12): Click this button to add a new IP address to IP filtering table. if you select allow. You can input up to 16 alphanumerical characters here. Reset (9): You can also click ‘Reset’ button to unselect all MAC addresses. Delete Selected (13): If you want to delete a specific IP address entry. check the ‘select’ box of the MAC address you want to delete. Delete Selected (7): If you want to delete a specific MAC address entry.

After you finish with all settings. WN-5000R User’s Manual 82 . please click ‘Apply’ (15) button. then Please press Apply.

3-3-1-1 Add PC After button is clicked. Client PC IP Please input the starting IP address in the left WN-5000R User’s Manual 83 . up to 16 alphanumerical characters. the following message will be displayed on your web browser: a b d e f Here are descriptions of every setup items: c Client PC Description (a): Please input any text to describe this IP address.

Protocol (d): If the service you need is not listed above. please click ‘Add’ to save settings. you can create a new service on your own. please input ’80-90’. if you’re not sure. 3-3-2 URL Blocking If you want to prevent computers in local network from accessing certain website (like pornography. This function is useful for parents and company managers. Port Range (e): Please input the port range of new service here. then click ‘URL Blocking’. you can check multiple services. Client PC Service (c): Please check all services you want to allow or deny this IP address to use. If you want to specify port 80 to 90. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: WN-5000R User’s Manual 84 . and the rule you just set will appear in current IP filtering table. or anything you want to block). please select ‘Both’. you’ll be brought back to previous menu. violence. and input the end IP address in the right field to define a range of IP addresses. you can use this function to stop computers in local network from accessing the site you defined here. or just input the IP address in the left field to define a single IP address. like ‘80’. If you want to remove all settings in this page. if you want to apply this rule on a single port. Please select TCP or UDP. click ‘Reset’ button.address (b): field. just input the port number. Please follow the following instructions to set URL blocking parameters: Please click ‘Firewall’ menu on the left of web management interface. Add (f): When you finish with all settings.

Add (3): Click ‘Add’ button to add the URL / keyword to the URL / Keyword filtering table. stock. please click ‘Delete All’ button. like http://www. Reset (4): Click ‘Reset’ to remove the value you inputted in URL/Keyword field. Current URL Blocking Table (5): All existing URL/Keywords in filtering table will be listed here. (You can select more than one MAC addresses).22. then click ‘Delete Selected’ button. please click ‘Apply’ (9) button. or the keyword which is contained in URL (like pornography. uncheck it to disable URL Blocking.1 3 5 9 2 4 6 7 8 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Enable URL Blocking (1): Check this box to enforce URL Blocking.com or http://11. Delete Selected (6): If you want to delete a specific URL/Keyword entry.44). check the ‘select’ box of the MAC address you want to delete. Delete All (7): If you want to delete all URL/Keyword listed here. then Please press Apply. After you finish with all settings. URL/Keyword (2): Input the URL (host name or IP address of website. or anything). cartoon.33.blocked-site. Reset (8): You can also click ‘Reset’ button to unselect all URL/Keywords. WN-5000R User’s Manual 85 .

but some malicious intruder will try to fill your network bandwidth with a lot of PING request data packet. but when you activate this function. the router will stop the DoS attack for you. Please follow the following instructions to set DoS prevention parameters: Please click ‘Firewall’ menu on the left of web management interface. then click ‘DoS’. even unusable. and they can collect a lot of valuable WN-5000R User’s Manual 86 . and it will cause certain computer to stop responding. and server may stop responding because it is not capable to handle too much traffics. Port Scan (3): Some malicious intruder will try to use a ‘port scanner’ to know how many ports of your Internet IP address are open. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Ping of Death (1): Ping of Death is a special packet. This router has a built-in DoS attack prevention mechanism. too. you will not be able to ping your own router from internet. when you activate it. to make your internet connection become very slow. Check this box and the router will filter this kind of packet out.3-3-3 DoS Attack Prevention Denial of Service (DoS) is a common attack measure. Discard Ping From WAN (2): Ping is a common and useful tool to know the connection status of a specified remote network device. Check this box and the router will ignore all inbound PING request. by transmitting a great amount of data or request to your Internet IP address and server. the Internet connection will become very slow.

Advanced Settings (5): Click this button and you can set advanced settings of the DoS prevention method listed above. please click ‘Apply’ (6) button.information by doing so. and try to make your server become unusable. After you finish with all settings. which uses a lot of fake connection request to consume the memory of your server. then Please press Apply. Sync Flood (4): This is another kind of attack. please see section 3-3-3-1 ‘DoS – Advanced Settings’ below. Check this box and the router will block all traffics which are trying to scan your Internet IP address. Check this box and the router will filter this kind of traffic out. WN-5000R User’s Manual 87 .

Please check the box of Ping of Death. the following message will be displayed on your web browser: a b c d e Here are descriptions of every setup items: Ping of Death (a): Set the threshold of when this DoS prevention mechanism will be activated.3-3-3-1 DoS . WN-5000R User’s Manual 88 . Sync Flood (d): Like Ping of Death. or hour). please check one or more DoS attack methods you want to prevent. minute. Port Scan (c): Many kind of port scan methods are listed here. and input the frequency of threshold (how many packets per second. then please press the Apply. please click ‘Apply’ (e) button. you can set the threshold of when this DoS prevention mechanism will be activated. you can also input the ‘Burst’ value. Discard Ping From WAN (b): Check the box to activate this DoS prevention mechanism. which means when this number of ‘Ping of Death’ packet is received in very short time.Advanced Settings When you click ‘Advanced’ button in DoS menu. After you finish with all settings. this DoS prevention mechanism will be activated.

But these private IP addresses are mapped to a certain Internet IP address. too. you have to select an Internet connection session from dropdown menu. This area resides in local network. Client PC IP address (3): Please input the private IP address that the Internet IP address will be mapped to. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 4 5 3 6 7 8 9 10 Here are descriptions of every setup items: Enable DMZ (1): Check this box to enable DMZ function. WN-5000R User’s Manual 89 . If you select ‘Dynamic IP’. Reset (5): Click ‘Clear’ to remove the value you inputted in Public IP address and Client PC IP address field. please input the IP address that you want to map to a specific private IP address. if you select ‘Static IP’. Please follow the following instructions to set DMZ parameters: Please click ‘Firewall’ menu on the left of web management interface. then click ‘DMZ’. Public IP address (2): You can select ‘Dynamic IP’ or ‘Static IP’ here. Add (4): Click ‘Add’ button to add the public IP address and associated private IP address to the DMZ table. so other people on Internet can fully access those computers in DMZ.3-3-4 Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) refers to a special area in your local network. and all computers in this area uses private IP address. uncheck this box to disable DMZ function.

Current DMZ table (6): All existing public IP address and private IP address mapping will be displayed here. Delete All (8): If you want to delete all DMZ entries listed here. WN-5000R User’s Manual 90 . After you finish with all settings. then please press apply. please click ‘Apply’ (10) button. Delete Selected (7): If you want to delete a specific DMZ entry. (You can select more than one DMZ entries). Reset (9): You can also click ‘Reset’ button to unselect all DMZ entries. check the ‘select’ box of the DMZ entry you want to delete. please click ‘Delete All’ button. then click ‘Delete Selected’ button.

or click ‘Status’ button in main menu. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser NOTE: Information displayed here may vary.3-4 System Status The functions described here will provide you with system related information. please either click ‘Status’ link located at the upper-right corner of web management interface. 3-4-2 Internet Connection Status You can use this function to know the status of current Internet connection. 3-4-1 System information and firmware version You can use this function to know the system information and firmware version of this router. Please click ‘Status’ link located at the upper-right corner of web management interface. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: WN-5000R User’s Manual 91 . To enter system status menu. Please click ‘Internet Connection’ menu on the left of web management interface.

Please click ‘Device Status’ menu on the left of web management interface.This information will vary depending on the connection status. WN-5000R User’s Manual 92 . You can use this function to check the event log of your router. 3-4-4 System Log All important system events are logged. 3-4-3 Device Status You can use this function to know the status of your router. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: This information will vary depending on the device status.

3-4-5 Security Log All information about network and system security is kept here. Please click ‘Security Log’ menu on the left of web management interface. Refresh (3): Refresh the event log display. and you can use this function to check the security event log of your router. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 WN-5000R User’s Manual 93 . and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 2 3 The system events will be displayed in this page.Please click ‘System Log’ menu on the left of web management interface. Clear (2): Delete all event logs displayed here. and here are descriptions of every buttons: Save (1): Save current event log to a text file.

and WAN interface of this router. Please click ‘Statistics’ menu on the left of web management interface. 3-4-5 Active DHCP client list If you’re using the DHCP server function of this router. You can click ‘Refresh’ button to display latest information. Clear (2): Delete all event logs displayed here. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: All information about active DHCP leases issued by this router will be displayed here. and the following message will be displayed on your web browser: WN-5000R User’s Manual 94 . Refresh (3): Refresh the event log display. you can use this function to check all active DHCP leases issued by this router. 3-4-6 Statistics You can use this function to check the statistics of wireless.The system events will be displayed in this page. LAN. and here are descriptions of every buttons: Save (1): Save current event log to a text file. Please click ‘Active DHCP client’ menu on the left of web management interface.

WN-5000R User’s Manual 95 .You can click ‘Refresh’ button to display latest information.

3-5 Configuration Backup and Restore You can backup all configurations of this router to a file. After the configuration is uploaded.. WN-5000R User’s Manual 96 . and keep it in a safe place. default filename is ‘default. and you’ll be prompted to download the configuration as a file. Restore to Factory Default (3): Click this button to remove all settings you made. so you can make several copied of router configuration for security reason. then the following message will be displayed on your web browser: 1 3 2 Here are descriptions of every buttons: Backup Settings (1): Press ‘Save. To backup or restore router configuration. you can please save it as another filename for different versions. Restore Settings (2): Press ‘Browse…’ to pick a previously-saved configuration file from your computer. and restore the configuration of this router back to factory default settings. and then click ‘Upload’ to transfer the configuration file to router. then click ‘Configuration Tools’ on the left of web management interface.’ button. please follow the following instructions: Please click ‘Tool’ located at the upper-right corner of web management interface. the router’s configuration will be replaced by the file you just uploaded..bin’.

WN-5000R User’s Manual 97 . and the following message will be displayed: Click ‘Browse’ button first. you’ll be prompted to provide the filename of firmware upgrade file. then the following message will be displayed on your web browser: Please click ‘Next’.3-6 Firmware Upgrade The system software used by this router is called as ‘firmware’. To upgrade firmware. please follow the following instructions: Please click ‘Tool’ located at the upper-right corner of web management interface. just like any applications on your computer. Please download the latest firmware file from our website. when you replace the old application with a new one. your computer will be equipped with new function. and use it to upgrade your router. even fix the bugs of this router. You can also use this firmware upgrade function to add new functions to your router. then click ‘Firmware Upgrade’ on the left of web management interface.

the firmware upgrade will fail. then the following message will be displayed on your web browser: Please click ‘Apply’ to reset your router. then click ‘Reset’ on the left of web management interface. please be patient. The procedure may take several minutes. please click ‘Tool’ located at the upper-right corner of web management interface. WN-5000R User’s Manual 98 . and the router will start firmware upgrade procedure automatically. (Warranty voids if you interrupted the upgrade procedure). NOTE: Never interrupt the upgrade procedure by closing the web browser or physically disconnect your computer from router. sometime it will solve the problem. To do so. and it will be available again after few minutes. or you found the behavior of the router is strange. If the firmware you uploaded is corrupt. 3-7 System Reset If you think the network performance is bad. click ‘Apply’ button.After a firmware upgrade file is selected. you can perform a router reset. please be patient. and you may have to return this router to the dealer of purchase to ask for help.

CE WN-5000R User’s Manual 99 .Chapter 4: Appendix 4-1 Hardware Specification CPU: Ralink RT1310 Switch: Realtek RTL8305SC (5 Port Switch) Wireless Module: Ralink RT2860+RT2820 Flash: 4MB SDRAM: 16MB WAN Port: 10/100M UTP Port x 1 LAN Ports: 10/100M UTP Port x 4 Antenna: RP-SMA Detachable Antenna x 3 (2T3R MIMO Technology) Power: 12VDC. 1A Switching Power Adapter Dimension: 30(H) x 187(W) x 100(D) mm Transmit Power: 16dBm ± 2dBm Temperature: 32~104°F (0 ~ 40°C) Humidity: 10-90% (NonCondensing) Certification: FCC.

You must use the same IP address section which router uses. g. g. e. If you just can’t connect to one or more website. Reset the comm. sometime Internet is just that slow. contact your dealer of purchase for help. device provided by your Internet service provider too. c. Please check the connection of power cord and network cable of this router. Set your computer to obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP). Try to use IP address instead of hostname. another computer and see if it works. Go to ‘Status’ -> ‘Internet Connection’ menu. If all LEDs on this router are out. please perform a hard reset (pressing ‘reset’ button). but you can still use other internet services. d. and check Internet connection status. please read this troubleshooting first. c. please check the status of A/C power adapter. please check URL/Keyword filter. and see if your computer can get an IP address. and make sure it’s correctly powered. h. Try to reset the router and try again later. device provided by your Internet service provider. don’t panic! Before you contact your dealer of purchase for help. please WN-5000R User’s Manual 100 . Check PPPoE / L2TP / PPTP user ID and password again. f. and check if you can get connected to Internet with your computer directly attached to the comm. b. If all above solutions don’t work. e. contact the dealer of purchase for help. All cords and cables should be correctly and firmly inserted to the router. Please be patient. If you connect a computer to Internet directly before. if not. i.4-2 Troubleshooting If you found the router is working improperly or stop responding to you. Are you using MAC or IP address filter? Try to connect the router by Can’t get connected to Internet a. Call your Internet service provide and check if there’s something wrong with their service. f. Some problems can be solved by yourself within very short time! Scenario Router is not responding to me when I want to access it by web browser Solution a. If you can use IP address to communicate with a remote server. d. but can’t use hostname. If you did a firmware upgrade and this happens. try to do that again. b.

Are you too far from your router? Try to get closer. if you can keep your hand on the router’s case. transferring big files. be patient. The date and time of all event logs are wrong a. Router become hot a. I can’t locate my router by my wireless client a. If this never happens before. Adjust the internal clock of router. do a hard reset. If someone’s WN-5000R User’s Manual 101 . Internet is slow sometimes. Password is case-sensitive. install them now and never remove them. Try to reset the router and see if it’s better after that. Make sure you’re connecting to the correct IP address of the router! b. e. if ESSID broadcast is disabled. d. If you smell something wrong or see the smoke coming out from router or A/C power adapter. All three antennas are properly installed and secured? c. If you really forget the password. If antenna is not installed. other people will think Internet is really slow. I can’t log onto web management interface: password is wrong a. b.check DNS setting. and call your dealer of purchase for help. Are you using QoS function? Try to disable it and try again. ‘Broadcast ESSID’ set to off? b. Make sure the ‘Caps Lock’ light is not illuminated. call you Internet service provider to know if there is something wrong with their network. e. File download is very slow or breaks frequently a. This is not a malfunction. b. c. c. Please remember that you have to input ESSID on your wireless client manually. d. Try to know what computers do on your local network. please disconnect the router and A/C power adapter from utility power (make sure it’s safe before you’re doing this!).

the device has to send the packet to its default gateway. When both are represented side by side in their binary forms. DSL Modem: DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line.aaa. This protocol automatically gives every computer on your home network an IP address. Idle Timeout: Idle Timeout is designed so that after there is no traffic to the Internet for a pre-configured amount of time. A DSL modem uses your existing phone lines to transmit data at high speeds. that identifies a single. which can be represented as four cascaded decimal numbers separated by “.8).168.Broadbandrouter.2. The IP address is a 32-bit binary pattern. and consists of consecutive leading 1’s followed by consecutive trailing 0’s.1.”: bbbbbbbb. all bits in the IP address that correspond to 1’s in the network mask become part of the IP network address. which allows Internet servers to have a domain name (such as www. Therefore sometimes a network mask can also be described simply as “x” number of leading 1’s. A network mask is also a 32-bit binary pattern. DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. The DNS server IP address used by the computers on your home network is the location of the DNS server your ISP has assigned to you. DNS Server IP Address: DNS stands for Domain Name System. such as 11111111.11111111.45.bbbbbbbb. which will then send it out towards the destination. When the device sends out an IP packet. if the destination is not on the same network. or as four cascaded binary numbers separated by “. It consists of 2 portions: the IP network address. where each “b” can either be 0 or 1.4-3 Glossary Default Gateway (Router): Every non-router IP device needs to configure a default gateway’s IP address. the user is sent to the proper IP address. A DNS server keeps a database of Internet servers and their respective domain names and IP addresses. Ethernet networks are connected by special cables and hubs. IP Address and Network (Subnet) Mask: IP stands for Internet Protocol. and move data around at up to 10/100 million bits per second (Mbps).”: aaa.34.com" into your Internet browser). so that when a domain name is requested (as in typing "Broadbandrouter.00000000. unique Internet computer host in an IP network. and the host identifier. WN-5000R User’s Manual 102 .aaa. Example: 192. where each “aaa” can be anything from 000 to 255. Ethernet: A standard for computer networks.com) and one or more IP addresses (such as 192. the connection will automatically be disconnected.bbbbbbbb. An IP address consists of a series of four numbers separated by periods. and the remaining bits correspond to the host ID.11111111.aaa.bbbbbbbb.

00000111. The ISP Gateway Address is an IP address for the Internet router located at the ISP's office.10110000. ISP: Internet Service Provider. 00000000. This is a convenient and efficient method for routers to route IP packets to their destination.323 SNMP SNMP Trap HTTP Protocol Port Number TCP TCP TCP TCP TCP UCP UDP TCP 23 21 25 110 1720 161 162 80 WN-5000R User’s Manual 103 . 11011001.10010000.00000000. ISP Gateway Address: (see ISP for definition). you can access the Internet from any computer on your home network without having to purchase more IP addresses from your ISP. Below is a list of common applications and protocol/port numbers: Application Telnet FTP SMTP POP3 H.00000000 It means the device’s network address is 11011001. This process allows all of the computers on your home network to use one IP address. NAT: Network Address Translation.00000000. Port: Network Clients (LAN PC) uses port numbers to distinguish one network application/protocol over another.00000000. MAC Address: MAC stands for Media Access Control. A MAC address is the hardware address of a device connected to a network.00000111. and if its network mask is. 11111111.10010000. and its host ID is. in its binary form.10110000. Using the broadband router’s NAT capability. The MAC address is a unique identifier for a device with an Ethernet interface. if the IP address for a device is.11110000. Your home network is considered a LAN. LAN: Local Area Network. It is comprised of two parts: 3 bytes of data that corresponds to the Manufacturer ID (unique for each manufacturer).For example. plus 3 bytes that are often used as the product’s serial number. An ISP is a business that provides connectivity to the Internet for individuals and other businesses or organizations.11111111. A LAN is a group of computers and devices connected together in a relatively small area (such as a house or an office).

is a set of four numbers (e. TCP/IP. UDP: Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and Unreliable Datagram Protocol (UDP).0) configured like an IP address. WAN: Wide Area Network. Subnet Mask: A subnet mask.g. Web-based management Graphical User Interface (GUI): Many devices support a graphical user interface that is based on the web browser. and thus is reliable. which must be assigned by InterNIC). cities. without confusion or misunderstanding. UDP on the other hand is not reliable.PPTP TCP 1723 5631 5632 PC Anywhere TCP PC Anywhere UDP PPPoE: Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet.255. WN-5000R User’s Manual 104 . It is a communications protocol for transmitting information over Ethernet between different manufacturers Protocol: A protocol is a set of rules for interaction agreed upon between multiple parties so that when they interface with each other based on such a protocol. a network layer protocol. It is used to create IP address numbers used only within a particular network (as opposed to valid IP address numbers recognized by the Internet. 255.255. different buildings. TCP performs proper error detection and error recovery. A network that connects computers located in geographically separate areas (e. Point-to-Point Protocol is a secure data transmission method originally created for dial-up connections. the interpretation of their behavior is well defined and can be made objectively. Ethernet and the Point-to-Point Protocol. Router: A router is an intelligent network device that forwards packets between different networks based on network layer address information such as IP addresses. Both TCP and UDP are transport layer protocol. PPPoE is for Ethernet connections. They both run on top of the IP (Internet Protocol). TCP/IP is the standard protocol for data transmission over the Internet. countries).g. The Internet is a wide area network. PPPoE relies on two widely accepted standards. which may be a part of the TCP/IP information provided by your ISP. This means the user can use the familiar Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer to Control/configure or monitor the device being managed.

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