The Setup Wizard is a useful and easy utility to help setup the DWL-1700AP to quickly connect to your ISP (Internet Service Provider) with only a few steps required. It will guide you step by step to configure the password, time, and WAN settings of your DWL-1700AP. The Setup Wizard is a helpful guide for first time users to the DWL-1700AP.
Allow you to change the wireless settings to fit an existing wireless network or to customize your wireless network.
The DWL-1700AP can performed in four operation modes: Wireless Access bridge, Wireless Access router with PPPoE Ethernet connection, Wireless Access router with dynamic IP address Ethernet connection and Wireless Access router with static IP address Ethernet connection. In this page, you can configured the IP settings of the Ethernet, Wireless and PPPoE interface for the DWL-1700AP. These settings may be referred to as Public settings and they are provided to you by your ISP. Please select the appropriate option to connect to your ISP.
|Wireless Access Bridge
Select this option to setup your DWL-1700AP in bridge mode and this device runs as a wireless Bridge.
|Dynamic IP based Wireless Access Router
Select this option if your ISP provides you an IP address automatically. This option is typically used for Cable services.
Host Name - The Host Name field is optional but may be required by some ISPs. The host name is the device name of the DWL-1700AP.
Static IP based Wireless Access Router
PPPoE based Wireless Access Router
- Enter your PPPoE username.
These are the IP settings of the LAN interface for the DWL-1700AP. These settings may be referred to as Private settings. You may change the LAN IP address if needed. The LAN IP address is private to your internal network and cannot be seen on the Internet. The default IP address is 192.168.1.50 with a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. You may enter a local domain name for the LAN network if you prefer.
DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The DHCP server gives out IP addresses when a device is booting up and request an IP address to be logged on to the network. That device must be set as a DHCP client to "Obtain the IP address automatically". By default, the DHCP Server is enabled. The DHCP address pool contains the range of the IP address that will automatically be assigned to the clients on the network.
Starting IP address - The starting IP address for the DHCP server's IP assignment.
Ending IP address - The ending IP address for the DHCP server's IP assignment.
Lease Time - The length of time for the IP lease.
DHCP client computers will have their information displayed in the Client Table. The Client Table will show the Host Name, IP Address, MAC Address, and Expired Time of the DHCP lease for each client computer.