1. Linksys Wireless Router Configuration:Linksys is a product of CISCO the leading company named for Network Products.
One of the most reliable and cheapest SOHO router with high performance. Linksys router normally comes with the following feature. a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. k. l. n. o. p. q. r. s. t. Inbuilt Firewall (SPI firewall). Hardware Firewall Four Ethernet Ports(LAN) One Internet Port(WAN) Easy Setup CD Omni Direction Antenna(s) Easy Secure Setup button One press reset Supports A,B,G & N standard(Wireless) Wide coverage 60ft(G),80ft(B),30ft(A),150ft(N) Speed 54Mbps(G),11Mbps(B),54MBps(A),>300Mbps(N) Supported Encryption(WEP, WPA, WPA2,WPA(Radius)) Allows Remote Management. Allows QoS configuration. Allows Mac-Filtering Allows Port-Forwarding Allows DMZ configuration. Allows creating log for each user. Inbuilt DHCP server.
m. Support 11 channels
Configuration Part I Configuring Linksys Wireless router for cable connection: Configuring Linksys router for cable connection is a very easy job than for any other type of connection.
Steps to be followed 1. 2. Check the internet connection: Connect the computer to the modem and check if you are able to get online.If you are cable to get online then click on Start Menu --> Run --> type "CMD"(Click OK). Command prompt will appear then type "ipconfig" and find the ip address. For example the display will be like the one below. 3. 4. 5. Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix: IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c
. . 8.0 Default Gateway . .com/hub/ Whatyou-mean-by-Ip-address-and-why-it-is-necessary-for-an-host-to-have-an-ipaddress-forcommunication" mce_href="http://karthickjck. .com/hub/What-you-mean-by-Ipaddress-and-why-it-is-necessary-for-an-host-to-have-an-ipaddress-forcommunication"></a> 13. .60.1 12. . . : 192. . . .com 15. . It will prompt for a username and password. .190. : 255. : fec0::9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%2 Temporary IPv6 Address.168. Subnet Mask . . .100
10. Check if you are getting light in the wan port also. . .60.2. . . If you are getting four replies then you are online else you have to get in touch with your service provider to get it fixed. . . You will be into a blue Setup page called Linksys Setup page. . . : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c Site-local IPv6 Address . Check if you are getting a light in the port to which it is connected. C:\Users\KARTHICK MURUGAN>ping yahoo.0 11. : 71. . Configuring the Router: Connect the computer to any one of the LAN Port in the router. .
Site-local IPv6 Address . Now the ip address as same as before this time you should get the ip address as below. .37: 18. . . . . .168. . . . : fe80::acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%9 IPv4 Address. .190. 7. . After typing in the username (admin) and password (admin). . . : 255. . . .1. . . . . .168. .255. . . . Ping statistics for 206.1 Open an Internet explorer and in the address bar type http://192. : fec0::9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%2 Temporary IPv6 Address. . .37: bytes=32 time=274ms TTL=49 17. . .com [22.214.171.124 Subnet Mask . . . : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:1cab:5005:c9da:c373 Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : 192. . . .1. : IPv6 Address. . Click the "OK".190. Reply from 206. 9.255. . . . 126.96.36.199. . . .hubpages. . Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . . . . . .60.
. . . . : fe80::acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%9 IPv4 Address. . . In the setup page you will see a configuration type drop down box. . .37] with 32 bytes of data: 16. . . . Pinging yahoo. To confirm if you are online execute the following command. . Connect a cable from your modem to the wan Port of the router. : 71. . : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:1cab:5005:c9da:c373 Link-local IPv6 Address . To more about Ip address Visit: <a href="http://karthickjck.168. . . .1. .1 and then hit enter. Default Gateway .hubpages. .
You should be online.0. i) ii) iii) iv) v) Basic wireless configuration requires Basic Wireless Settings and Wireless Security Tab.
Basic Wireless Configuration:
Once you are online then the second part of configuration is wireless configuration. i) ii) iii) iv) Disabled B-Only G-Only Mixed The best and the default option is "Mixed".If you got an ip address then you are good to go then check if you are online. Select enable option and then click on "Clone Your MacAddress Clone" button.
Wireless Network Name (SSID):
This can be anything of your choice (ex: my home. Wireless Network Mode Wireless Network Name (SSID) Wireless Channel Wireless SSID Broadcast Wireless Network Mode Under Basic Wireless Settings you will have many options to tune your wireless capability.0.0. Click on "Wireless Tab" Under Wireless tab you will have "Basic Wireless Settings”. In the new screen you will see a Radio button with two options enable and disable.
Click on Mac-Address-clone button. Go to "Status" page then look for an Internet Ip address which should have some value other than 0. You have to click "continue". "Wireless Security".
Wireless Network Mode:
There are four options that you can select. To configure the wireless portion of a wireless router.
From the drop down select "Automatic Configuration DHCP" and click "Save Settings" button. After few seconds you will be back to the setup page. Whenever you search for any wireless signal in your laptop or computer you will see this name. jack home etc). "Wireless Mac Filter" and "Advanced Wireless Settings". Click on "Save Settings" button to save your changes.
Once your back into the Original Page.
. You will get a popup with a message "Settings are successful please click continue".
If wep is selected then you will be prompted to type a passphrase and then you will have a generate button click on that then it will display four ten digit keys. They are Disabled WEP WPA personal WPA2 Personal
Apart from this there are some other options that requires a radius server they are RADIUS WPA Enterprise WPA2 Enterprise
Select any of the security option. The default option is 6
Wireless SSID Broadcast:
There are two options available they are enable and disable. There are 4 basic security that can be used without any additional resources.
This feature allows you to enable security for your wireless signal.There are 11 different channels that you can choose. Use the password to connect with your signal from your laptop/computer. The default option is also Enable. For basic wireless router configuration it is recommended to be in enable. This three channels will have less interference. Out of 11 there are three better channels that you can use 1. So that whenever you connect with your signal you can use this ten digit number to authenticate the signal. Because this three channels are non overlapping channels.
. Click "Save Settings" to save the changes. WPA: If your option is WPA then you will have an option to type a passphrase (minimum 8 characters).6 and 11.The same eight digit key will be your password. Make a note of that ten digit number.
.x. . .100 Subnet Mask . : 71.
Configure Linksys Router for DSL connection with NAT mode:
Setting up Linksys Router for DSL connection with NAT mode is pretty easy and straight forward.0 Default Gateway . . . . For example the display will be like the one below. We need to change the internet connection type to PPPOE.x. .x. . Command prompt will appear then type "ipconfig" and find the ip address. . :
. . Command prompt will appear then type "ipconfig" and find the ip address.255. Click "Save Settings" to save the changes. . .255.
PPP Adapter Connection-specific DNS Suffix. . . If you are cable to get online then click on Start Menu --> Run --> type "CMD" (Click OK). . . 172.168.x. you should see an IP address. . .168. . : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:1cab:5005:c9da:c373 Link-local IPv6 Address .2. If you are cable to get online then click on Start Menu-->Run-->type "CMD"(Click OK). : fec0: 9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%2 Temporary IPv6 Address. . . . Please follow the below instruction. . . : 71. First we need to confirm if the internet connection is a DSL with NAT mode.x. . . : fe80: acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%9 IPv4 Address. . . .x under PPP adapter then your ISP is providing DSL service in bridge mode. . . . .2. . . . . 10. . . . .x. .x. . : IPv6 Address.x. . : 255. : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c Site-local IPv6 Address . . We need to follow the same steps as we did for Cable connection at the top of the hub page except one specific change. Configuring Linksys Router for DSL Connection Setting up Linksys router for DSL connection is a bit tricky job. . First we need to confirm if the internet connection is a DSL connection.1 If you are getting an IP Address like other than 192.
It is same as WPA personal but the difference is compare to WPA personal this have a stronger encryption algorithm. Connect the computer to the modem and check if you are able to get online. . Please follow the below procedure. . Then type in the Username and Password. For example the display will be like the one below. Connect the computer to the modem and check if you are able to get online. Connection-specific DNS Suffix. . Check the IP Address on the status page. . .
.1 We need to change the local IP address to 192. . . .1 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 4. How should I find what type of connection is mine? Under Direct connection find the IP address using the step 1.2.1 Pinging 4. .2. . If you are having an Ip address under PPPoE adapter then it is a DSL connection in Bridge Mode. 123. .168.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. a. . . .2. : 255. : fec0: 9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%2 Temporary IPv6 Address. 4.255.254. . Once it is solid then you will get a Data light in the modem.2. . . . If you are getting four replies then try to ping yahoo. . . . : 192. Received = 4. : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:acd2:b328:e2d4:328c Site-local IPv6 Address . .2.x. Turn on the power to the router then wait for the power light to get solid.x.161.2.2. 3. . . .0 Default Gateway . 192.1: bytes=32 time=259ms TTL=55 Reply from 4. : 2002:7bed:8d4b:9:1cab:5005:c9da:c373 Link-local IPv6 Address .2. 8.x.2. .168. C:\Users\KARTHICK MURUGAN>ping 4.0.x. 5.x.1: Packets: Sent = 4.1.2. . . Still I am not online after trying power cycle. 169.168. .x. I am getting an ip address in Status page but still I am not online.1. . Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds: Minimum = 259ms.2.1. .
. . . .x. 10. Maximum = 259ms. . . Turn off the power to the router then to the modem. .255.101 Subnet Mask .) 7. 2. . . . .0. . 6.2.0. Lost = 0 (0% loss). : fe80: acd2:b328:e2d4:328c%9 IPv4 Address. If you are having an Ip address like 192. .x. . you should see an IP address. Average = 259ms c. 172.1 Check the IP Address on the status page. . .com then you will get the following response. .2. Wait for approximately 30Secs. .1: bytes=32 time=259ms TTL=55 b. If you are finding an IP address under Ethernet adapter local area connection other than 0. .IPv6 Address.x (ex: 72.1: bytes=32 time=259ms TTL=55 Reply from 4.x.2. : 192.168.x.x) then you are connection is cable.x or 192. .188.8.131.52.168.x.x then it is also a DSL connection in NAT mode.x. you should be online.x. . In the command prompt type ping 4. Ping statistics for 4. . . Turn on the power to the modem first and wait for the modem to settle (ie wait for all the lights to lit up except the data light. Check if you are online. .1 and check if you are getting four replies.1: bytes=32 time=259ms TTL=55 Reply from 4. .2.
This is because the cable is not connected properly between the router and the computer. If it doesn't work then try disabling you antivirus then try to ping 4.
I am getting Media Disconnected message when I try to find an Ip Address using step 1.
I am not able to ping 4.2.1 Secondary-->4.2.2. If it is not glowing then secure the cable properly into the port.
.1 if you are getting Request Timed Out then try restarting the computer.
How to configure a DNS server to resolve this issue? Start Search Control Panel \ Network and Internet \ Network Connections Right Click on Local Area Connection (Click)on properties Click on Network Tab Highlight TCP/IP IPv4 Click on properties Select "Use the following DNS server address" then type the primary and secondary DNS Server address.2.2.
f.2.2. Primary-->4. To check that you can check for the light on the port to which the computer is connected.
PING RESPONSE COULD NOT FIND HOST This shows issue with a DNS server.While pinging 4.2.com check if you are getting 4 replies then you will definitely online.1 you should get 4 replies.2. Try to ping yahoo.d. Then click ok.2.1 .2.