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  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 1
    User Guide Linksys EA-Series
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 2
    Linksys EA-Series Contents Contents Product overview EA2700 ...1 EA3500 ...3 EA4500 ...6 Setting Up: Advanced How to open the browser-based... 25 Where to find more help 9 How to set up your router 9 How to start Cisco Connect 10 How to improve your wireless connection speed 11 How ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 3
    ... connect a device using the router's Wi-Fi Protected Setup PIN How to connect a device manually How to improve security using the... the media server Browser-based Utility Menu Structure EA2700 ...62 EA3500 ...63 EA4500 ...64 51 Specifications Linksys EA2700 65 Linksys EA3500 66 Linksys EA4500 ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 4
    ...file transfers, and wireless gaming. Product overview EA2700 Advanced security Keep Wi-Fi freeloaders ... manage Package contents In addition to your router, your router package includes: Cisco Connect software ... cable AC power adapter Setup CD containing router setup software and documentation ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 5
    ... •• •• •• Reset button-Press and hold this button for 5-15 seconds (until the port lights flash at the same time) to reset the router to its factory defaults. You can also restore the defaults using the browser-based utility. For...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 6
    ... it across your network. Network (Ethernet) cable AC power adapter Setup CD containing router setup software and documentation Home theater ready ... fast transfer rates for an unrivaled experience. Easy to manage Cisco Connect software helps you customize your settings and quickly ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 7
    ...Fi Protected Setup error. Power-Connect the included AC power adapter to this port. Caution Use only the adapter that came with your router. IPv6 enabled Supports the latest Internet protocol technology to future-proof your network. •• Back ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 8
    ... Product overview •• Reset button-Press and hold this button for 5-15 seconds (until the port lights flash at the same time) to reset the router to its factory defaults. You can also restore the defaults using the browser-based utility. For ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 9
    Linksys EA-Series Product overview The power of dual band Double your network bandwidth with simultaneous dual-band N (2.4 and 5
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 10
    ...Product overview Back view Easy to manage Cisco Connect software helps you customize your settings ... guest network Create a separate, password-protected network for guests. Ethernet ports Internet port Wi-Fi ...Fi Protected Setup" on page 38. USB port-To easily share disk storage with other users on ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 11
    ... •• Product overview Reset button-Press and hold this button for 5-15 seconds (until the port lights flash at the same time) to reset the router to its factory defaults. You can also restore the defaults using the browser-based utility. For ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... The easiest and fastest way to set up your router is to run the Cisco Connect setup software. You can find Cisco Connect on the CD that came with your router or download it from the router's support site at Linksys.com/support. Cisco Connect shows you how to connect...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 13
    ... Connect When you run the setup CD, Cisco Connect (your router's setup software) is automatically installed... Cisco Connect to easily manage your router. To install Cisco Connect on another computer after your... instructions to complete your router setup. When setup has finished, Cisco Connect has also ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 14
    ... good location: •• For the widest coverage area, install your router near the center of To test your Internet connection speed: 1. Run Cisco Connect, then click Change under Router settings. The Router settings screen opens. your home, and ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 15
    ... USB drive into an available USB port on your computer. This USB drive will be your new Easy Setup Key. Cisco Connect detects the newly attached USB drive and copies the router's settings and a copy of Cisco Connect to it. 5. When the files have finished copying, remove the ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 16
    ... Setting Up: Basics To manually connect a computer to your network: 1. Run Cisco Connect, then ...Connect to your router, then follow the on-screen instructions. 6. Return to the computer running Cisco Connect,...computer running Cisco Connect, then click Next. 7. Click Connect to your Linksys router,...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 17
    ... USB printer to your network through the router's USB port: For EA3500 EA4500 1. Run Cisco Connect, then click Add device under Computers and ...your printer this way does not require Cisco Connect. - OR - •• If your router is a Linksys EA3500 or EA4500, you can connect...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 18
    ...devices for a successful network connection. To manually connect a device to your network: 1. Run Cisco Connect, then click Add device under Computers and... the device connects to your network, return to the computer running Cisco Connect, then click Next. 6. Enter a name for...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 19
    ... you try to access parental controls, you are asked to set a password. To access parental controls for the first time: 1. Run Cisco Connect, then click Change under Parental controls. The Parental controls password screen opens. The Parental controls main screen ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 20
    Linksys EA-Series How to select the computers to have parental controls It's not necessary to set parental controls over each computer on your ... sites. The Block these sites screen opens. a. On a blank line, enter a website address that you want to block. b. Click Save to save the list and return ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 21
    ...Setting Up: Basics To set up guest access to your network: 1. Run Cisco Connect, then click ... Go Shortcuts Options Help X X http://mynetwork/guest/login Enter the Guest Password for Internet Access: Login... Diagram You can view the Guest account's name and password in Cisco Connect's main screen....
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 22
    ...using the browserbased utility, you may not be able to manage your router using Cisco Connect. We recommend using the procedure below to change your router's login information. To change your router's name and password: 1. Run Cisco Connect, then click Change under ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 23
    ... you set up your router without using Cisco Connect, your router's default username and password is admin. If you used Cisco Connect to set up your router, you can see your router's user name and password by running Cisco Connect, then clicking Router settings. To...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 24
    Linksys EA-Series Setting Up: Advanced How to manually set up your Internet connection In most cases, Cisco Connect automatically sets up your Internet connection (see "How to start Cisco Connect" on page
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 25
    ... support for mobile IP and computing devices. If your router model supports IPv6, an IPv6 Setup page is available under the Setup tab. Note To use...) is required. For more information on this service, ask your ISP. To manually configure your router's IPv6 settings: Setup > IPv6 Setup 1. Log into the ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 26
    ... In Auto mode, the router and the network clients automatically switch to the 40 MHz mode if: By default, your dual-band router uses the same network name on both the 2.4 GHz band and the 5 GHz band. If you are connecting to ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 27
    ... detect the SSID (wireless network name) broadcast by the router. To broadcast your router's SSID, keep the default setting (Enabled). If you do not want to broadcast the router's SSID, select Disabled. We recommend keeping the default setting (Enabled) for both bands...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 28
    ... would I use it? DHCP reservation allows you to assign a unique, fixed IP address to a specific device on your network. Assigning a fixed IP address is...web cameras, network printers, and game consoles. A fixed IP address is also recommended if you want to use port forwarding for devices that need to ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... your new router, you should first determine the MAC address of your old router, then manually enter it into your new router. Note For many ISPs that provide dynamic IP addresses automatically, the stored MAC address in the modem is reset each time you reset the modem. ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 30
    ...a PPTP VPN tunnel through the router. This option is enabled by default. to-point sessions using the Internet on... and access by only authorized users. The default VPN settings in your router have been ... Tip For more information on optimizing your router for online gaming, see "Port Forwarding and Port...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 31
    ... that the wireless client devices in your network also support WMM. 4. To have the router re-send data if an error occurs, select Disabled under No ... network and turned on, you can click the Administration tab in the router's browser-based utility, click the Local Network page, ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 32
    ... the Management page and take note of the Internet IP Address and the Remote Management Port settings. You will use this information .... 6. To allow remote access from anywhere on the Internet, select Any IP Address (default) next to Allowed Remote IP Address. Otherwise, enter a range of allowed IP ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 33
    ... Management page. 3. To use UPnP, select Enabled (default) next to UPnP. Otherwise, select Disabled. 4. To allow changing router settings while using UPnP, select Enabled (default) next to Allow Users to Configure. Otherwise, select Disabled. 5. ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 34
    ...has weak signals due to interference, you can use your old router to extend the range of your wireless network. This is a complex process, so this procedure assumes that ... page. 4. For Internet Connection Type, select Bridge Mode. 5. Click Save Settings to apply the changes. The new router's LAN IP
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 35
    Linksys EA-Series 2. Open the setup page for the local network (LAN). 3. In the Router IP address field, enter an unused ... cases, you can easily add your router to an existing wireless network by running Cisco Connect. If you are unable to set up the additional router using the instructions below, ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 36
    ...'s address may be different. The default address of your new Linksys router is 192.168.1.1. In setting up one... router. In the above example, because the default local network on your Linksys router 192.168.1.0 is ... behind the other router. Tip Although you can determine your computer's IP address in ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 37
    ... Ethernet ports. If you connect to an Ethernet port, you create IP addressing problems for the office network. Tips An office ... procedure assumes that you have some networking knowledge. 3. Run Cisco Connect on each computer that you want to connect to the Linksys router. Each computer needs either ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 38
    ...If you want to extend your network, you may also follow the instructions above....networks. In this case, use an Ethernet cable to connect the Internet port of the downstream router to one of the LAN ports of the upstream router. Make sure that the local network subnets on the two routers are different...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 39
    Linksys EA-Series c. In the Destination section, select MAC Address, then click DHCP Client Table. A separate window opens showing the current ... Tip The DHCP Client Table is only available if you select MAC Address. d. Click Select next to the device that you want to place in the DMZ. In...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 40
    ...ALL If you configured your router using Cisco Connect, your network is secure. During setup, Cisco Connect creates a name for your network, enables ... Connect. Network security following a manual setup For ALL If you configured your router manually (not recommended), you must...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 41
    Linksys EA-Series To manually set your router's wireless security settings: Wireless > ... you to press the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on your router. To connect a device using the ... connecting to. 2. Press the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on the back of the router. How to set up wireless security ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 42
    ...screen. It is also listed on the bottom of the router. In the example below, the router's PIN is 32744781. 5. Follow the device's instructions to complete setup. How to connect a device manually If you have devices that do not support Wi-Fi ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 43
    ...If you used Cisco Connect to configure your router, your wireless network is already secure. By default, Cisco Connect enables industry-standard WPA...(Wi-Fi Protected Access) security using WPA2/WPA mixed mode. Cisco Connect configures your network with a complex, 10-character password that is almost ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 44
    ...your local network from Internet threats. This option is enabled by default. On some router models, this setting is separated into IPv6 and IPv4 options so that each ... This option is disabled by default. prevents a local computer from using a URL or Internet IP address to access the local...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 45
    .... To delete a saved setting, click Remove. On some router models, the IPv6 firewall lets you customize IPv6 port services for applications. When users send these types of requests to your network via the Internet, the router will allow those requests to the ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 46
    ... would I need to configure storage? By default, when you connect a storage device to your router, the entire contents of the device are available for read and write access...groups. To control access to the USB drive attached to your router, you need to perform two tasks: 1. Create ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 47
    ... want to share.  How to disable anonymous disk access By default, no password is needed for read and write access to the drive. Before you can manage group ... and user accounts on your router. Access to the router is controlled by user accounts, but access to shared folders is ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 48
    ... create a new user Two user accounts (Admin and Guest) are preconfigured for router access. The password for the Admin user is the same password that you use to access the router. By default, the user Admin is a member of the group named Admin, and the user Guest is a member of ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 49
    ... then click
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... rights for those folders Tip If you used Cisco Connect to set up your router, the FTP Server Name field is already ...of your wireless network. If you set up your router manually, the default name is Cisco followed by the last five digits of the router's serial number. 4. You can also: •• Change ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 51
    Linksys EA-Series How to share folders and set access rights You can select which folders to share. You can also select which users can access the folders. For more information on managing access rights, see "How to configure storage" on page...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 52
    ... You will need to enter your router's IP address. If access to your router requires a user name and password, you will also need... more information on using the FTP client software, see its documentation or help. - OR - •• Type the router's IP address into a web browser's ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 53
    Linksys EA-Series 4. Enter a name for your media server in the Media Server Name box. The name must use only alphanumeric characters... the folder's contents. You are only removing it as a folder that the media server will use. 11. To manually scan all shared folders, click Scan All. - OR To scan an ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 54
    ... media server After you set up your router's media server, you need to connect an ... media server's content. To connect an UPnP device to your router's media server: 1. Connect your UPnP device to ... media source to the media server name you specified on your router. (See "How to set up your router as ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 55
    ... port forwarding: Applications & Gaming > Single Port Forwarding 1. Follow your device's instructions for configuring it with a static IP address or use DHCP ... address (see "How to set up the DHCP server on your router" on page 24). 2. Log into the browser-based utility (see ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 56
    ...forward to multiple ports, just create additional entries to forward additional ports to the same IP address. Example: You want to set up your... sequence. The most common configuration for home routers with a single BitTorrent computer is to set up port forwarding using a range of ports starting with ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 57
    ... In this example, you would enter 140. 7. Select Enabled next to the To IP Address field. Port Forwarding and ... Port range triggering allows the router to watch outgoing data for specific port numbers. The IP address of the computer that sends the matching data is remembered by the router, so that ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 58
    ...your device. The Xbox uses four ports: 5. In the To IP Address field, enter a 1- to 3-digit number ...Applications & Gaming > Single Port Forwarding 1. Connect your Xbox 360 to your router. 1. Log ...DHCP reservation for the IP address of the Xbox. (See "How to set up the DHCP server on your router...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 59
    ... factory defaults? If you are experiencing difficulties with the router and have exhausted all other troubleshooting measures, you may want to reset the router to factory defaults. Resetting the router erases all of your settings, so you...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 60
    ... my router's firmware? Linksys may periodically publish a firmware upgrade either to fix a problem or to add features to your router. EA2700 and EA3500 Reset Button Important Do not interrupt the upgrade process. You should not ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 61
    ... your network-connected devices. To check your router status using Cisco Connect: 1. In Windows, click Start, All Programs, then click Cisco Connect. - OR - On a Mac, open the Applications folder, then...the upper-right corner of the Cisco Connect main menu. If your router is online and secure,...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 62
    ...distracting. You can easily disable the lights using Cisco Connect, but you can also disable ...the browser-based utility. To disable the lights using Cisco Connect: 1. In Windows, click Start, All Programs,..., then click Cisco Connect. The Cisco Connect main menu opens. 2. Under Router Settings, click...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 63
    ...3. To check whether an address can be reached, enter an IP address or URL, a packet size, and number of times to ping in the Ping ..., then click Start to Ping. 4. To trace the route that packets take between your router and a specific address, enter an address in the IP or URL Address field of the ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 64
    ...), then click Save Settings. •• Incoming Log-The source IP addresses and destination port numbers for incoming Internet traffic •• Outgoing Log-Local IP addresses, destination URLs/IP addresses, and service/port numbers for outgoing Internet traffic •• Security Log-...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 65
    Linksys EA-Series Browser-based Utility Menu Structure Browser-based Utility Menu Structure EA2700 Setup Basic Setup Language Internet Setup Internet ... Internet Filter Web Filter VPN Passthrough Network Setup Router Address DHCP Server Setting Access Restriction Parental ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 66
    ...Filter Web Filter Storage Disk Disk Management Shared Folder Format Disk Network Setup Router Address DHCP Server Setting Log Diagnostics Time ... Tunnel Information Anonymous Access User Management Group Management Status Router Router Information Internet Connection IPv4...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 67
    ... EA4500 Setup Basic Setup Language Internet Setup Internet Connection Type Administration Management Router Access Local Management Access Remote ... Restore Ping Test Traceroute Test Media Server UPnP Media Server Setup Database Network Setup Router Address DHCP Server Setting FTP Server Setup ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 68
    ... Number Switch Port Speed Radio Frequency # of Antennas Ports Buttons LEDs UPnP Security features Security key bits Linksys EA2700 Dual-Band N600 Router with Gigabit EA2700 10/100/1000 Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) 2.4 and 5 GHz 4 (2 ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 69
    Linksys EA3500 Specifications Environmental Linksys EA3500 Dual-Band N750 Router with Gigabit and USB EA3500 10/100/1000 Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) ... and 5 GHz 6 (3 per band) Internet, Ethernet (1-4), USB, Power Reset, Wi-Fi Protected Setup Power, Internet, ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 70
    Linksys EA4500 Specifications Environmental Linksys EA4500 Dual-Band N900 Router with Gigabit and USB EA4500 10/100/1000 Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) ... Reset, Wi-Fi Protected Setup Top panel: Power Back panel: Internet, Ethernet (1-4) Supported WEP, WPA, WPA2 ...
  • Cisco EA2700 | User Manual - Page 71
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