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Asus RT-N66U Manual

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  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 1
    User Guide RT-N66U Dark Knight Gigabit Router Dual Band Wireless-N900 The ultra-thin and stylish RT-N66U features a 2.4GHz and 5GHz dual bands for an unmatched concurrent wireless HD streaming; SMB server, UPnP AV server, and FTP server for 24/7 file sharing; a capability to handle ...
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    ... serial number of the product is defaced or missing. ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,... OF BUSINESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH ..., AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY ...
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    ......5 Your wireless router...5 2 Creating your network Positioning your router...8 What you need...9 Setting up your wireless router...10 Wired connection...10 Wireless connection...11 Mounting to the stand...12 Before you proceed...13 ...
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    ...network printer...42 4 Using the utilities Device Discovery...46 Firmware Restoration...47 5 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting...49 ASUS DDNS Service...52 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)...52 Appendices Notices...54 ASUS Contact information...67 ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 5
    1 A quick look Network cable (RJ-45) Quick Start Guide Warranty card Package contents RT-N66U Wireless Router Power adapter Support CD (Manual, utility software) Stand NOTES: • If any of the items is damaged or missing...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 6
    ...lashing: Transmitting or receiving data via wireless connection. 5 USB LED O  ff: No power ...your router to a power source. 6 7 Power button Press this button to power on or off the stystem. USB ... button This button resets or restores the system to its factory default settings. WAN (Internet) port...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 7
    NOTES: • Use only the adapter that came with your package. Using other adapters may damage the device. • Specifications: DC Power adapter Operating Temperature Operating Humidity DC Input: +19V with max 1.58A current; +12V with max 2A current 0~40oC 50~90% Storage Storage 0~70oC 20~90% 
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    ...• Always update to the latest firmware. Visit the ASUS website at http://www.asus.com to get the latest firmware updates. • To ensure the best wireless signal, orient the three detachable antennas as shown in the drawing below. • For...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 9
    ..., you may install an IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN adapter to your computer to connect to the network. • With its dual band technology, your wireless router supports 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless signals simultaneously. This allows you to do Internet-related ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 10
    ... an integrated auto-crossover function, so use either straight-through or crossover cable for wired connection. Wall Power Outlet RT-N66U 1 Power 3 WAN Modem LAN 2 Computer 4 Power To set up your wireless router via wired connection: 1. Insert ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 11
    ... your modem's AC adapter to the DC-In port and plug it to a power outlet. Wireless connection 3 Modem 2 1 To set up your wireless router via wired connection: 1. Insert your wireless router's AC adapter to the DC-In port and plug it to a ...
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    ..., refer to the WLAN adapter's user manual. • To set up the security settings for your network, refer to the section Setting up the wireless security settings in this user manual. Mounting to the stand ...: • Align and insert the stand's mounting hooks to the wireless router's mounting holes. 12
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 13
    Before you proceed NOTE: Before configuring your wireless router, do the steps described in this section for your host computer and network clients. A. Disable the...From the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings screen, untick Use a proxy server for your LAN. 4. Click ...
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    ... Apply Now when done. NOTE: Refer to your browser's help feature for details on disabling the proxy server. B. Set the TCP/IP settings to automatically obtain an IP address. ... > Network and Sharing Center > Manage network connections. 2. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) ...
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    ...automatically, tick Obtain an IP address automatically. To obtain the IPv6 IP settings automatically, tick Obtain an IPv6 address automatically. 4. Click OK ... when done. NOTE: Refer to your operating system's help and support feature for details on configuring your computer's TCP/IP settings. 15
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 16
    C. Disable the dial-up connection, if enabled. Windows® 7 1. Click Start > Internet Explorer to launch the browser. 2. Click Tools > Internet options > Connections tab. 3. Tick Never dial a connection. 4. Click OK when done. NOTE: Refer to your browser's help feature for details on ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 17
    3 Configuring via the web GUI Logging into the web GUI Your ASUS Wireless Router comes with an intuitive web graphics user interface (GUI) ... Firefox, Safari, or Google Chrome, manually key in the wireless router's default IP address: 192.168.1.1 2. On the login page, key in ...
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    ... When setting the Internet connection for the first time, press the Reset button on your wireless router to reset it to its factory default settings. Quick Internet Setup (QIS) with auto-detection The Quick Internet Setup (QIS) function guides ...
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    2. The wireless router automatically detects if your ISP connection type is Dynamic IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, and Static IP. Key in the necessary information for your ISP connection type. IMPORTANT! Obtain the necessary information about your Internet connection type from your ISP. 19
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 20
    ...type takes place when you configure the wireless router for the first time or when your wireless router is reset to its default settings. • If QIS failed to detect ... automatically, manually launch your wireless router's web GUI to access the QIS page. To do this, follow these steps...
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    4. Your Internet and wireless settings are displayed. Click Next to continue. 5. Read the wireless network connection tutorial. When done, click Finish. 21
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 22
    ... security settings: 1. Key in 192.168.1.1 on your web browser. 2. On the login screen, key in the default user name (admin) and password (admin), then click OK. The wireless router's web GUI launches. 3. On the Network Map screen, select the ...
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    5GHz security settings 4. On the Wireless name (SSID) field, key in a unique name for your wireless network. 5. From the Security Level dropdown list, select the encryption method for your wireless network. IMPORTANT! The IEEE 802.11n standard prohibits using High ...
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    Managing your network clients To manage your network clients: 1. Launch the wireless router's web GUI. 2. On the Network Map screen, select the Client Status icon to display the information about your network clients. 24
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    Monitoring your USB device The ASUS Wireless Router provides two USB 2.0 ports for... properly. Refer to the Plug-n-Share Disk Support List at http://event.asus.com/networks/disksupport IMPORTANT... AiDisk for sharing files in this user manual. To monitor your USB device: 1. Launch the wireless router's...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 26
    ...the section Using the Network Place (Samba) Share service and Using the FTP Share service in this user manual. • On USB External HDD/Flash disk: • The wireless router works with most USB HDDs/Flash disks (up to 2TB size) and supports ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 27
    ... Internet connectivity for temporary visitors without providing access to your private network. To create your guest network: 1. Launch the wireless router's web GUI. 2. On the Guest Network screen, click Create to create a network for your visitors. 27
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 28
    ... you to set the bandwidth priority and manage the network traffic. To set up the bandwidth priority: 1. Launch the wireless router's web GUI. 2. On the Traffic Manager screen, select the QoS tab. 3. Click ON to enable the default rule and fill in the upload ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 29
    ... usage and speed of your Internet, LAN, Wired, WLAN (2.4GHz or 5GHz) connections. Using the USB Extension The USB Extension function provides AiDisk, Servers Center, Network Printer Server and Download Master submenus. 29
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 30
    ... through the Internet. NOTE: Before using AiDisk, ensure that you have inserted a USB disk into the USB port of your wireless router. To use AiDisk: 1. Click the AiDisk icon in USB Extension. 2. From the Welcome to AiDisk wizard screen, click Go. 30
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 31
    3. Select the access rights that you want to assign to the clients accessing your shared data. 4. Create your domain name via the ASUS DDNS services, select I will use the service and accept the Terms of service and key in your domain name. When done, click Next. 31
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    5. Click Finish to finish the setup. 6. To access the FTP site that you created, launch a web browser or a third-party FTP client utility and key in the ftp link (ftp://) you have previously created. 32
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 33
    ... multimedia files from the USB disk connected to your wireless router. NOTE: Before using the UPnP Media Server function, install a wireless adapter on your... the left side of your screen. 2. Select Servers Center. Your wireless router is now ready to share the media files stored in the USB disk. 33
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 34
    ...you to set the account and permission for samba service. To use Samba share: 1. Click the Network place (Samba) Share tab in the Servers Center of USB Extension. 2. Click Add, Delete or Modify to add, delete or modify the account. Click Apply when done....
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 35
    Using the FTP Share service Sharing files via the FTP server The ASUS Wireless Router enables you to share files from your USB storage device via the FTP server with computers in LAN or through the Internet. IMPORTANT! To use this feature, you need to insert...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 36
    ... this option if you do not want to share a specific file/folder. 5. Click Apply to apply the changes. 6. To access the FTP server, key in the ftp link ftp://.asuscomm.com and your user name and password on a web browser or a third-party FTP utility. 36
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 37
    ...and language on FTP server. To use miscellaneous setting: 1. Click the Miscellaneous setting tab in the Servers Center of USB Extension. 2. Follow the instruction to key in the necessary information. 3. When finish, click Apply. 37
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 38
    ... Advanced settings Advanced Setting allows you to configure the advanced features of your wireless router. Setting up the DHCP Server You may enable the DHCP ... clients can automatically obtain IP addresses from your wireless router. NOTE: The ASUS Wireless Router can support up to ...
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    3. In the Enable the DHCP Server? field, tick Yes. 4. In the IP Pool Starting Address field, key in ... Time field, key in the time that the IP addresses expire and the wireless router automatically assigns new IP Addresses for the network clients. IMPORTANT! • For the IP Pool Starting and Ending ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 40
    Upgrading the firmware NOTE: Download the latest firmware from the ASUS website at http://www.asus.com To upgrade the firmware: 1. Click Advanced Setting from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. 2. Under the Administration menu, click ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 41
    ... that you want to do: • To restore to the default factory settings, click Restore, and click OK in the confirmation message. • To save the current system settings, click Save, and click Save ... preferred path. • To restore previous system settings, click Browse to locate the system file...
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    Setting up your network printer Use the Network Printer Setup utility to set up a USB printer on your wireless router and allow network clients ...: • To check if your USB printer is compatible with your ASUS wireless router, refer to the Plug-n-Share Disk Support List at ...
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    3. Unzip the downloaded file and click the Printer icon to run the network printer setup program. 4. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your hardware, then click Next. 43
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    5. Wait for a few minutes for the initial setup to finish. Click Next. 6. Click Finish to complete the installation. 44
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    7. Follow the Windows® OS instructions to install the printer driver. 8. After the printer's driver installation is completed, network clients can now use the printer. 45
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 46
    ... Device Discovery utility: • From your computer's desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility > RT-N66U Wireless Router > Device Discovery. NOTE: When you set the router to Access Point mode, you need to use Device Discovery to get ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 47
    ... to set up your TCP/IP settings: IP address: 192.168.1.x Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 4. From your computer's desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility RT-N66U Wireless Router > Firmware Restoration. 47
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 48
    5. Specify a firmware file, then click Upload. NOTE: This is not a firmware upgrade utility and cannot be used on a working ASUS Wireless Router. Normal firmware upgrades must be done through the web interface. Refer to Chapter 3: Configuring via the web GUI for more details. 48
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 49
    5 Troubleshooting NOTE: If you encounter problems that are not mentioned in this chapter, contact the ASUS Technical Support. Troubleshooting I cannot access a web browser for configuring the router. • Delete the cookies and files in ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 50
    ...not accessible. • Check the status indicators on the ADSL modem and the wireless router. • Check if the WAN LED on the wireless ... Access is possible. • Restart your computer. • Refer to the Quick Start Guide of the wireless router and reconfigure the settings. • Check if the WAN LED on...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 51
    ... seconds. How to restore the system to its default settings? • Press the Reset button at the rear panel of the wireless router for more than five seconds. • Refer ...Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 DNS Server 1: 192.168.1.1 DNS Server 2: (Blank) SSID: ASUS 51
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 52
    ASUS DDNS Service RT-N66U supports the ASUS DDNS service. When exchanging devices at the service center, if you have registered the ASUS DDNS service and want to keep the original domain name, data transfer is a must. Visit your local service center for more information. NOTES: ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 53
    ...register two domain names to separately access my http and ftp servers? No, you cannot. You can only register one domain name ...or is it just a trial version? The ASUS DDNS service is a free and embedded service in some ASUS routers. Check your ASUS router if it supports the ASUS DDNS service. 53
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 54
    Appendices Notices ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come ... packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus. com/english/Takeback.htm for the detailed recycling ... framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr....
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 55
    ... residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 56
    ... 3 Protection requirements for health and safety - Article 3.1a Testing for electric safety according to EN 60950-1 has been conducted. ...and sufficient. Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility - Article 3.1b Testing for electromagnetic compatibility according to EN 301 489-1 and EN ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 57
    ... that may cause undesired operation of the device. Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Information The radiated output power of the ASUS Wireless Device is below the Industry Canada (IC) radio frequency exposure limits. The ASUS Wireless Device should be used in such a manner such ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 58
    ...this license. We include a copy of the GPL with every CD shipped with our product. All future firmware updates will also be accompanied with their respective source code. ...we do not offer direct support for the distribution. GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 59
    ... software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure ... distribute copies of free software (and charge for this service if you wish), that you receive ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 60
    ... is modified by someone else and passed on, we want its recipients to know that what they have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on the original authors' reputations. Finally, any free program is threatened constantly by software patents. We wish to ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 61
    not covered by this License; they are outside its scope. The act of running the Program is not restricted, and the output from the Program is covered only if its contents constitute a work based on the Program (independent of having been made by running the Program). Whether that is true depends on...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 62
    the program under these conditions, and telling the user how to view a copy of this License. (Exception: if the Program itself is interactive but does not normally print such an announcement, your work based on the Program is not required to print an announcement.) These requirements apply to the...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 63
    cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code, to be distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange; or, c) Accompany it with the information you received as to the ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 64
    ... of any such claims; this section has the sole purpose of protecting the integrity of the free software distribution system, which is implemented by public license practices. Many people have made generous contributions to the wide range of software distributed through that system in reliance 64
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 65
    ... may differ in detail to address new problems or concerns. Each version is given a distinguishing ... which applies to it and "any later version" , you have the option of following the terms... sometimes make exceptions for this. Our decision will be guided by the two goals of preserving the free status...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 66
    derivatives of our free software and of promoting the sharing and reuse of software generally. NO WARRANTY 11 BECAUSE THE PROGRAM IS ... YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. 12 IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR ...
  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 67
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  • Asus RT-N66U | User Manual - Page 69
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    ... in Europe: Authorised distributors in Turkey: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Tel: +886-2-2894-3447 Address: No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN ASUS Computer GmbH Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY BOGAZICI BIL GISAYAR SAN. VE TIC. A.S. Tel: +90 212 3311000 Address: AYAZAGA MAH...



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