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Setup Wizard
For basic setup, the Setup Wizard is a useful and easy utility to help setup the DWL-2000AP to quickly connect to the network with only a few minimal steps. It will guide you step by step to configure the password, operating mode, SSID, channel, and WEP encryption settings of your DWL-2000AP.
 
Wireless Settings

This allows you to change the wireless settings to fit an existing wireless network or to customize your wireless network.

AP Name
The name assigned to the DWL-2000AP unit. This setting helps when there are multiple AP's in the same area, on the same network.

SSID
The SSID is a network name assigned to a specific wireless local area network (WLAN). The SSID name can be up to 32 characters in length. The Access Points and all wireless devices on the same WLAN must use the same SSID to establish a wireless connection. The factory default setting for the SSID is "default". The SSID can be easily changed to connect to an existing wireless network or to establish a new wireless network with a different SSID.

Channel
Indicates the channel setting for the DWL-2000AP. By default the channel number is set to 6. The channel setting can be changed to fit an existing wireless network. You may want to switch the channel if the signal quality is weak because of interference from other wireless devices using the same channel.

WEP
Select "Enabled" to use WEP to provide security by encrypting the data that is sent over the wireless network. WEP is disabled by default. (In order to communicate between wireless devices on the network, all devices must share the same Encryption selection - either Enabled or Disabled.) All devices on the network, and the Access Point must also use the same WEP key. The WEP key is generated from ASCII or hexadecimal entries (hexadecimal digits are numbers 0-9 and letters A-F) that are either 64, 128 bit in length.

WEP Mode
The WEP Modes that are supported by the DWL-2000AP are HEX (Hexadecimal) and ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange.) The HEX are numbers 0~9 and characters from A to F. ASCII is the general form we use daily for representing English characters on computers. The Key Type can be changed to fit an existing wireless network.

KEYS
Keys 1-4 allows you to easily change wireless encryption settings to maintain a secure network. Simply select the specific key to be used for encrypting wireless data on the network. The key length varies depending on how many bits you choose for your WEP Encryption. For 64-bit WEP encryption, the key length is 10 characters; and for 128-bit WEP encryption, the key length is 26 characters. Please note that some Access Points (AP), require that the key setting for the wireless client matches the key setting for the AP.

 
LAN Settings
The LAN page allows you to configure the IP address of the DWL-2000AP. Select Dynamic IP to allow the DWL-2000AP to receive an IP address automatically from a DHCP server on your network. Any new IP settings change will not taken effect until the DWL-2000AP is rebooted. Select Static IP to assign static IP address information to the DWL-2000AP.

Dynamic IP Address
By selecting Dynamic IP Address for the LAN (Local Area Network) IP, the DWL-2000AP will act as a DHCP client and obtain its LAN IP setting from the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server in the local network. By default, the DWL-2000AP is pre-configured with a Static IP Address of 192.168.0.50 and Subnet Mask of 255.255.255.0.

Static IP Address
The factory default IP address assigned to the access point is 192.168.0.50. The IP address of each device in the wireless local area network must be within the same IP address range and subnet mask. For a small subnet with less than 253 IP addresses assigned (e.g. Class C private IP), each device in the WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) must have a unique IP Address in the format of 192.168.0.x.

Subnet Mask
Specify the subnet mask for the access point. The Subnet mask must be the same for all devices on the same subnet of the network. The default subnet setting is 255.255.255.0. Keep this default setting if your LAN has an IP address range in the format of 192.168.0.x.

Gateway
Specify the gateway IP address for the local network. The gateway setting, typically the IP address of a router is required for you to access the Internet or networks outside your LAN (Local Area Network). If you cannot access the Internet or any computer outside your LAN, check your Gateway settings first.