UTSTARCOM WA3002-G1 MULTIUSER GUIDE FOR BSNL DATAONE USERS

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configuration can get confusing and troublesome. immaterial of how many computers you have. Unless and otherwise specifically mentioned. you can choose (1) if you have only one computer or require only one computer to access the internet at a time. When only one computer connects to the internet at a time 2. Security of your wireless network You can choose your implementation according to the setup that suits you the most. When multiple computers connect to the internet simultaneously 3. please experiment with your router. is next to impossible. it’s very important to know what your router can do. This guide is intended to help you setup one or more computers access your connection successfully. when it comes to issues like these. Please read the guide completely before attempting to modify the settings in your router and computer. All major sections carry visuals of the corresponding setting. The most common scenario of connecting and configuring a modem is a single user mode. I have decided to make things easier by authoring a small guide to help you surf through troubled waters. Please refer to the WA3002-g1 User Guide in the Compact Disc provided with the modem for more information. Since getting help from BSNL. all other settings remain default. For example.INTRODUCTION: The UTSTARCOM WA3002-g1 broadband router is provided by BSNL with their DataOne broadband connections. But when more than one computer has to access the same network. Above all. . This guide covers the following: 1. when only one computer is used to access the connection. The modem or the router can be connected in different configurations depending upon the need of the customer. You can choose (2) if you have multiple computers and all of them have to access the internet simultaneously.

1. Change the setting the ISP section under Encapsulation to ‘Bridge Mode’.1 in the address bar in the Internet Explorer or any other browser and logging on using the username & password (by default.168. these are admin and admin. Switch on your router and wait till all the concerned LED lights glow steadily. Connect your computer and the router either by Ethernet or by wireless. A similar analogy can be drawn in case of a dial up connection. a bridge. respectively). Access the router management portal by typing 192. 3. d 4. ONLY ONE COMPUTER CONNECTS TO THE INTERNET AT A TIME: CO You may either have only one computer or have multiple computers but require that only one computer can go online at any given time. This setting is implemented by making the router. Click Save.1. . A bridge connection can be established in the following manner: 1. lights 2.

3. Login to the router.2. Click ‘Save’. 5. Under ‘Encapsulation’ change the ‘ISP’ to ‘PPPoA/PPPoE’. This is achieved by turning the connection to PPPoE and having DHCP and NAT activated in the router. click on ‘Internet’. This is how to do it: 1. Go to: ‘Interface Setup’. Under ‘IP Address’. . set ‘Get IP Address’ to ‘Dynamic’. 2. set ‘Default Route’ to ‘YES’. WHEN MULTIPLE COMPUTERS CONNECT TO THE INTERNET SIMULTANEOULSY: You can have multiple computers in your network and might want simultaneous internet connectivity in all the computers. 4. You may have several notebook computers and desktops in your home network and may want simultaneous internet connectivity in all the computers. Enter the username and password as provided by BSNL in the fields provided.

Wait till all the concerned LED lights glow steadily. You may connect them both. Login into to the router management portal. over wireless and Ethernet. switch off the router’s power supply and wait for 10 seconds before again switching it on. Connect as many computers you want and use them to go online simultaneously.VERY IMPORTANT: After following the above mentioned steps. . DNS servers and gateway. If all goes well. you will be allotted an IP address.

Change the ‘IP Address:’ to 192. Under the ‘DHCP Server’ section. Not only are you providing him a free ride. Every now and then. security is a standard feature in almost every router. some wise user gets a free ride on somebody else’s wireless networks. but also a portal for illegal activities. 5.y. However. Do it yourself: 1. set the ‘DHCP’ to ‘Enable’. Some routers provide options for enterprise level as well as personal security features.x. where x has to be the same number as in step (2) and z can take any number between 1 and 255. Your network is made safer by restricting the number of computers that can connect to the router at any time and by implementing a security standard for the network. Click on the ‘Current Pool Summary’ button to see all the computers currently connected to your router. 2. has only corresponding security features.168. . It only means that you do not get something you will never use. 4. set the number to 2.3. change the ‘Starting IP Address’ to 192. Change the ‘IP Pool Count’ to the number of computers that usually connect and use the internet over this router. But thankfully.x. That is not to say that the router is low on security. This can be used to spot a computer not belonging to the network. Ex: If you have a desktop and a notebook accessing the internet using this router. SECURITY OF YOUR WIRELESS NETWORK: I cannot possibly overemphasize the importance of this section.z. where x and y are numbers between 1 and 255. Under ‘DHCP’.168. 3. WA3002-g1 is aimed at the residential segment and therefore. Click on ‘Interface Setup’ and then on ‘LAN’.

Set the ‘Beacon Interval’ to 100 and change 802.11g if you don’t have older 802. 8. In the ‘Encryption’ drop down menu.11b/g to 802. type in a password.11b equipment. select ‘AES’. Remember/note this down. click on ‘Wireless’ section and under ‘Wireless LAN’.6. 11. 8 -64 characters long. Now. 9. preferably alpha-numeric. . Under the ‘Authentication Type’ drop down menu. You’ll have to enter it in your computers too. select ‘WPA2-PSK’. change the ‘SSID’ field to any name that you would like to name your network. Click ‘Save’ 7. In the ‘Pre-Shared Key:’ field. 10.

The ‘Wireless MAC Address Filter’ can be activated. . which is set to ‘admin’ by default. you may have to download and install Windows XP Hot Fix KB893357 from Microsoft Download Centre. router and network passwords regularly. OTHER SECURITY TIPS: • • • • • • Keep the router away from windows Change all default passwords: BSNL connection password. Wait till all the concerned LED lights glow steadily. ADVANCED USERS ONLY: Once you have successfully setup your network with all your computers. Click ‘Save’. 14. Just search for KB893357. Now.12. 13. Enter the same password as provided in step (10) and Connect! 15. Select ‘Allow Association’ and enter the MAC address of each computer. Click on ‘Connect’ and wait for the password dialog box to appear. This provides for stronger security. Change all passwords: BSNL. If all goes well. Start connecting each computer to the router by searching for your network SSID which was provided in step (7). you should be online by now! TROUBLESHOOTING: If you cannot perform step (13) and step (14). switch off the router power supply and wait for 10 seconds before switching it on. Always keep a tab on the usage details. It is highly recommended that you download and install this hot fix BEFORE you actually start out with the modifications on the router. Turn off administrative access over wireless if it’s possible. And keep them safe! Never reveal your security policies or schemes to anyone. something issued from the exchange and router password. if you cannot locate it otherwise. change ‘SSID Broadcast’ to ‘No’.

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