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  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 1
    User Guide Linksys EA-Series
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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 utility 20 How to manually set up ...a home network 9 9 How to get the most out of your dual-band router 22 How to set up the DHCP server on...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 3
    ... back up and restore your router configuration 56 How to restore factory defaults 56 Using an External Drive How to configure ... media server Browser-based Utility Menu Structure EA2700 ...62 EA3500 ...63 EA4500 ...64 51 Specifications Linksys EA2700 65 Linksys EA3500 66 Linksys EA4500 67 ii
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 4
    ...can enjoy fast downloads and reliable VoIP. Easy to manage Package contents In addition to your router, your router package includes: Cisco Connect software helps you customize your settings and quickly add multiple devices to your network: Separate...
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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 more information, see "How to ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 6
    ... and faster HD video streaming, file transfers, and wireless gaming. EA3500 SpeedBoost Higher quality antenna technology helps maintain high speeds across greater ... experience. Easy to manage Cisco Connect software helps you customize your settings and quickly add multiple ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 7
    ... Wi-Fi Protected Setup connection. Flashes slowly during bootup, during firmware upgrades, and during a Wi‑Fi Protected Setup connection. Flashes quickly when ...on your network or on the Internet, connect a USB drive to this port. For more information, see "Using an External Drive" on ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 8
    ... •• 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 more information, see "How to ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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 EA4500 | User Manual - Page 10
    ... Internet protocol technology to future-proof your network. Product overview Back view Easy to manage Cisco Connect software helps you customize your settings and quickly add multiple ... "Using an External Drive" on page 43. You can also connect a USB printer and share it across ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 11
    ... 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 more information, see "How to...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... by an ISP (Internet Service 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 EA4500 | User Manual - Page 13
    ...router model. If you lose your setup CD, you can download the software from Linksys.com/support. To start Cisco Connect for the first time: 1. Insert the CD...also been installed onto your hard drive. After your router has been set up and Cisco Connect has been installed, you can...
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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 near the ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 15
    ...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 Easy Setup Key from...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 16
    ...that computer connects to your network, return to the computer running Cisco Connect, then click Next. 7. Click Connect to your Linksys router, then follow the on-screen instructions. 8. When you are prompted to enter a name for the newly ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 17
    ... a 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 .... TIP Setting up your printer this way does not require Cisco Connect. - OR - •• If your router is a Linksys EA3500 or EA4500, you can connect a USB ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 18
    ... for a successful network connection. To manually connect a device to your network: 1. Run Cisco Connect, then click Add device under Computers and devices. The Computers ... For ALL With your router, you can use parental controls to: Set the times that Internet access is allowed. ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 19
    ...time 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...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 20
    ... main screen, click + (add) under the Restrict Internet access on box. •• Setting Up: Basics Specific times blocks Internet access only during specific times. If you select ... controls from a computer, click the computer name in the Restrict Internet access on box, then click - (remove). ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 21
    .../guest/log E4200 in Enter the Guest for Internet Password Access: Login 2. Under Allow guest access, click yes (default) to allow guest Internet access. ... Guest Network Local Access and Guest Access Diagram You can view the Guest account's name and password in Cisco Connect's main screen. 18
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 22
    ... router will lose their Internet connection until you reconnect them using the new router name and password. Caution If you change ... 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 Router settings. 2....
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 23
    ...The utility's main menu opens. Tips If 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 ...
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    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 EA4500 | User Manual - Page 25
    ... page is available under the Setup tab. Note To use your router's IPv6 Internet connection settings, IPv6 service from your ISP (Internet service provider) is required. For more information on this service, ask your ISP. To manually configure your router's IPv6 settings: Setup > ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 26
    ... to use the 2.4 GHz band for basic Internet tasks such as web browsing, email, and downloads, and use the 5.0 GHz band for streaming ... 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 ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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 EA4500 | User Manual - Page 28
    ... 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 ... such as print servers, web cameras, network printers, and game consoles. A fixed IP address is also recommended if you want to use port forwarding for devices that ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... Some ISPs register the MAC address of the device (usually a router or a computer) connected directly to the modem. ... into your new router. Note For many ISPs that provide dynamic IP addresses automatically, ...reset your modem before connecting the router to your modem. To reset your modem, disconnect ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 30
    ... a PPTP VPN tunnel through the router. This option is enabled by default. to-point sessions using the Internet on the Layer 2 level. The... Internet access priorities. QoS is applied only to traffic that is uploaded to the Internet. The router cannot control the quality of the traffic after it reaches ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 31
    ... client devices in your network also support WMM. 4. To have the router re-send data if... application, select Enabled next to Internet Access Priority. 6. In the Category drop-down list, select the...device is connected to your network and turned on, you can click the Administration tab in the router's...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 32
    .... 5. To be able to upgrade your router's firmware remotely, select Enabled next to Remote Upgrade. 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...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 33
    ...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... through UPnP, select Disabled (default) next to Allow Users to Disable Internet Access. Otherwise, select Enabled. ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 34
    ...and take note of the DHCP server's IP Address range (192.168.1.100 to 192.168.1.149 by default) To use your old router.... To set up your new router as an access point: Setup > Basic Setup 1. Use a network cable to connect this router's Internet port to the Ethernet or LAN port on the router that is ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 35
    ... router to an existing router or gateway In most 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, see "To share an Internet ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 36
    ... upstream network's address may be different. The default address of your new Linksys router is 192.168.1.1. In setting up one router behind another, you ...of your upstream router. In the above example, because the default local network on your Linksys router 192.168.1.0 is on a...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 37
    ... cable between a LAN port on your upstream router and the Internet port on your Linksys router. Setting Up: Advanced Your computers ... have some networking knowledge. 3. Run Cisco Connect on each computer that you want to connect to the Linksys router. Each computer needs either a wired or wireless ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 38
    ... 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. - OR You can extend your network by turning the ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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 EA4500 | User Manual - Page 40
    ... network is secure? For ALL If you configured your router using Cisco Connect, your network is secure. During setup, Cisco ...not recommended), you must manually configure security. To manually set your router's password: Administration > Management 1. Log into the browser-based utility (see "How to ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 41
    Linksys EA-Series To manually set your router's wireless security settings: Wireless > ... the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on your router. To connect a device using the Wi-Fi Protected ... device you are connecting to. 2. Press the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on the back of the router. How to set up ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 42
    ...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 Protected ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 43
    ... my wireless network? 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 ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 44
    ...your local network. Select this option to block multicasting. This option is disabled by default. prevents a local computer from using a URL or Internet IP address to access the local server. Select this option to enable the filter. This option ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 45
    .... When users send these types of requests to your network via the Internet, the router will allow those requests to the appropriate computers. Note To use your router's IPv6 Internet connectino settings, IPv6 service from your ISP (Internet service provider) is ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 46
    Linksys EA-Series  Using an External Drive How to configure storage For EA3500 EA4500 3. Click Create Share next to the partition you ... you can configure to share only with specified groups. To control access to the USB drive attached to your router, you need to perform two tasks: 1. ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 47
    ..., then repeat the above steps to add more folders that you 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 access to shared ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 48
    .... 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 ... creating user accounts on your router that use the same user names and passwords that are used by your computer's ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 49
    Linksys EA-Series 6. From the Group Member drop-down list, select the group to assign the user to, then click Create. The new ... a group's access to the shared folder, click the group's name in the Groups with Access column, then click
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... 3. Next to FTP Server, click Enabled. How to configure your router's storage for remote access For EA3500 EA4500 Why would I need to access my ... with the name 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 ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 51
    Linksys EA-Series How to share folders and set access rights You can select which folders ..., click Specify Folder. 6. To apply your changes and enable FTP access, click Save Settings.  ...'s Display Name, Partition, Share Folder, and Groups with Access. Click Close to close the window. to ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 52
    ... file, your user account must have write access.) How to access files remotely For EA3500 EA4500 To access ... accounts set up, and that you have taken note of the user name and password you will use ... your router's IP address. If access to your router requires a user name and password, you will also ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 53
    Linksys EA-Series 4. Enter a name for your media server in the Media Server Name box. ... only removing it as a folder that the media server will use. 11. To manually scan all shared folders, click Scan All... Auto-scan every, then select a time interval from the drop-down list. to the folder name. 50
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 54
    ...with wired (Ethernet cable) or wireless networking. If you are connecting wirelessly, you need to know your network's name and password. See your device's documentation for help. 2. On your UPnP device, change the media source to the media ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 55
    ... last three digits of the IP address you have reserved for the computer you want to forward Internet traffic to. The rest of the IP address has already been completed ... Forwarding 1. Follow your device's instructions for configuring it with a static IP address or use DHCP reservation to ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 56
    ...to set up your computer so you can remotely access it using VNC software. By default, VNC uses TCP ports 5800 and... enter the last three digits of the IP address you have reserved for the computer you want to forward Internet traffic to. The rest of the IP address has already been completed for you. ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 57
    ...up the DHCP server on your router" on page 24). In this example, the IP address of the desktop computer .... 7. Select Enabled next to the To IP Address field. Port Forwarding and Port Triggering... port numbers. The IP address of the computer that sends the matching data is remembered by the router, so...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 58
    ... port forwarding: Applications & Gaming > Single Port Forwarding 1. Connect your Xbox 360 to your router. 1. Log into the browser-based utility (see "...20). 2. Set up a DHCP reservation for the IP address of the Xbox. (See "How to set up the DHCP server on your router" on page 24). - OR - Refer to ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 59
    ... settings would be lost if you reset your router to its factory defaults, and you would need ...have exhausted all other troubleshooting measures, you may want to reset the router to factory defaults. ... configuration before resetting your router to factory defaults. See "How to back up and restore your ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 60
    ... 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 ... only if you don't run Cisco Connect. EA4500 Reset Button To reset your router to factory defaults using the browser-based ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 61
    Linksys EA-Series To upgrade the router's firmware: For ALL Administration > Firmware Upgrade 1. Log into the browser-based utility (see "How to .... - OR - On a Mac, open the Applications folder, then click Cisco Connect. The Cisco Connect main menu opens. 2. Look in the upper-right corner of...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 62
    ... in a home, some users might find the lights distracting. You can easily disable the lights using Cisco Connect, but you can also disable ... OR - On a Mac, open the Applications folder, then click Cisco Connect. The Cisco Connect main menu opens. 2. Under Router Settings, click Change. 3. Under Port...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 63
    Linksys EA-Series How to test your Internet connection What utilities are included in my router to test my Internet connection? Your router includes two diagnostic tests, Ping and Traceroute, that let you check network connections, including network devices and your Internet connection. To...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 64
    ... the Internet, select Enabled (default), then click Save Settings. •• Incoming Log-The source IP addresses and destination port numbers ... Log-Local IP addresses, destination URLs/IP addresses, and service/port numbers for outgoing Internet traffic •• Security Log-...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 65
    ... Passthrough Firewall Internet Filter Web Filter VPN Passthrough Network Setup Router Address DHCP... Forwarding Application Name Factory Defaults Firmware Upgrade Factory Defaults Firmware Upgrade Network ... Application Name Status DDNS DDNS Service Router MAC Address Clone Advanced Routing ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 66
    ... Access Advanced features UPnP Back Up and Restore Ping Test Traceroute Test EA3500 Setup Basic Setup Language Internet Setup ... IPv6 Setup Reboot Internet Setup Internet Connection Type Administration Setup Access Factory Defaults Firmware Upgrade Network Setup DDNS 6rd Tunnel Information ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 67
    ... Setup Port Lights Reboot Internet Setup Internet Connection Type Information User Management Group Management Factory Defaults Firmware Upgrade Status Network Setup Access Restriction Parental Controls Target Devices Schedule Block ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 68
    ... UPnP Security features Security key bits Linksys EA2700 Dual-Band N600 Router with Gigabit EA2700 10/100/1000 Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet...and safety information, see the CD that came with your router or go to Linksys.com/support. Specifications are subject to change without notice....
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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) 2.4 and 5 GHz 6 (3 per band) Internet, Ethernet (1-4), USB, Power Reset, Wi-Fi Protected Setup Power, Internet, Ethernet (1-4) Supported WEP...
  • Cisco EA4500 | 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) 2.4 and 5 GHz 6 (3 per band) Power, USB, Internet, Ethernet (1-4) Reset, Wi-Fi Protected Setup Top panel: Power Back panel: Internet, ...
  • Cisco EA4500 | User Manual - Page 71
    ...-winning 24/7 technical support Cisco, the Cisco logo, and Linksys are trademarks or registered ...and other countries. A listing of Cisco's trademarks can be found at www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. All... are the property of their respective owners. © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved...



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