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  • Huawei HG231f | User Manual - Page 1
    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router Wireless-N Router User Guide HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router V100R001 User Guide Issue Date Part Number 01 2010-04-01 202201 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. provides ... office or company headquarters. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Address: Huawei Industrial Base Bantian, Longgang Shenzhen 518129 People's Republic of China ...
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    ... written consent of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. The product described in this manual may include... match the product or its accessories you purchase. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd reserves the right... OR CONTENTS OF THIS MANUAL. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO CASE SHALL HUAWEI...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Contents Contents About This Document ...1 1 Warnings and Precautions ...1-1 2 Product Overview ...2-1 2.1 Product Features...2-1 2.2 Hardware...2-2 2.2.1 Interfaces and Buttons...2-2 2.2.2 Indicators...2-2 3 Hardware Installation ...3-1 3.1 ...
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    Contents HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6.5 Prohibiting PCs from Accessing Specified Web Sites ...6-9 6.6 Setting the... the Web-based Configuration Utility...7-1 7.2 Changing the Login IP Address of the Web-based Configuration Utility ...7-2 7.3 Backing Up or Importing a ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Figures Figures Figure 3-1 Cable connections between the router and other devices ...3-7 Cable connections of a community broadband network after the router is installed on the network ...3-8 Figure 6-1 MAC address cloning ...6-14 Issue 01 (2010-04-01...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Tables Tables Table 2-1 Interfaces and buttons of the router...2-2 Table ... of the router...2-3 Table 3-1 Indicators that turn on after the router is powered on ...3-2 Table 6-1 Rules for setting the password used for accessing a WLAN...6-5 Table 6-2 ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide About This Document About This Document Purpose This document describes the functions, features, and configuration methods of the HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router (hereinafter referred to as the router). By ...
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    About This Document HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide General Conventions The general conventions that may be found in this document are defined as follows. Convention Times New Roman Boldface Italic Courier New Description Normal paragraphs are in Times New ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide About This Document Action Click Double-click Description Select and release the primary mouse button without moving the pointer. Press the primary mouse button twice continuously and quickly without moving the pointer. Issue 01 (2010-04-01) 3
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 1 Warnings and Precautions 1 Warnings and Precautions To use the device properly and safely, read these warnings and precautions carefully and strictly observe them during operation. Unless otherwise specified, the term "device" refers to the device...
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    1 Warnings and Precautions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Precautions for Using Wireless Devices z z z z When using the device, ensure ... Otherwise, explosions or fires may occur. In addition, follow the instructions indicated in text or symbols. Do not store or ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide z z z 1 Warnings and Precautions Do not trample, pull, or overbend any cable. Otherwise, the cable may get damaged, causing malfunction of the device. Before cleaning the device, stop using it, power it off, and then remove all the cables connected ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 2 Product Overview 2 Product Overview 2.1 Product Features The router is a network access ... Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) dial-up mode, obtaining an IP address through the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and configuring a ...
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    2 Product Overview z z HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Traffic control through which you can manage the downloading ... securely without entering the name and password of the WLAN. 2.2.2 Indicators Table 2-2 describes the indicators of the router. 2-2 Issue 01 (2010-04-01)
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 2 Product Overview Table 2-2 Indicators of the router Indicator POWER INTERNET Color White White ... - Blinking On Off Blinking WPS White White On A wireless connection is set up between the router and a wireless client through the WPS function. ...
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    2 Product Overview HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Indicator LAN1-LAN4 Color White Status Blinking Indicates A ... cable and data is being transmitted. A connection is set up between the corresponding LAN interface of the router and an Ethernet device (such as ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 3 Hardware Installation 3 Hardware Installation 3.1 Selecting a Position for the Router Place the router...1 "Warnings and Precaution." If you want to use the WLAN function of the router, you also need to pay attention to the following precautions for ...
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    3 Hardware Installation HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Figure 3-1 Cable connections between the router and other devices Internet 6... home or SOHO network are connected through the WLAN that is set up through the router and the LAN interfaces of the router....
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 3 Hardware Installation Indicator INTERNET Color White Status On Indicates A physical ...) through a network cable and you can access the Internet through the router. A physical connection is set up between the WAN interface of the router and the ...
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    3 Hardware Installation HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Figure 3-2 Cable connections of an ADSL broadband network before the ... line interface on the wall 2. PC 4. Splitter 6. ADSL modem Figure 3-2 takes the Huawei SmartAX MT880d ADSL customer-premises ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 3 Hardware Installation Figure 3-3 Cable connections of an ADSL broadband network after the router...Step 4 Connect the ADSL modem as described in its user guide. Use a network cable to connect the WAN interface of the router to the Ethernet interface ...
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    3 Hardware Installation HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 3.5 Installing the Router on a CATV Broadband Network Figure 3-4 shows the...PC, you need to use a cable modem. Typically, CATV companies provide broadband access services through CATV broadband networks...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 3 Hardware Installation Figure 3-5 Cable connections of a CATV broadband network after the router ... the Router on a Community Broadband Network In some communities, network service providers use Ethernet interfaces as Internet interfaces. In such a ...
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    3 Hardware Installation HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Figure 3-6 Cable connection of a community broadband network before the router is installed on the network 1 2 1. Community broadband network interface on the wall (Ethernet interface) 2. PC Figure ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 4 Configuration of Internet Access Parameters 4 Configuration of Internet Access Parameters 4.1 ...OK. ----End Step 3 Step 4 You can use hg231f.com to access the Web-based configuration utility only when the IP address of your PC is dynamically assigned by...
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    4 Configuration of Internet Access Parameters HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide When you configure the router for the first time, you can see the setup wizard page after logging in to the utility. To configure the router through the ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 5 Configuration of WLAN Parameters 5 Configuration of WLAN Parameters 5.1 Setting Up a Wireless Connection... function. If your network adapter also supports the WPS function, you can use the WPS function to set up a wireless connection between your PC...
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    5 Configuration of WLAN Parameters HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide a wireless connection between your PC and the router quickly. ... PIN, the WPS PIN are restored to the default settings. You can check the label on the back panel of the router for the default WPS...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 5 Configuration of WLAN Parameters If your PC runs on Windows XP, you can use the ...and describes how to set up a wireless connection between your PC and the router manually. To set up a wireless connection between your PC and the router manually, do ...
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    5 Configuration of WLAN Parameters HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide After finishing the configuration, if the other PCs need to setting up a wireless connection manually, please repeat Step 3. 5-4 Issue 01 (2010-04-01)
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions 6.1 Configuring Multiple ... the desktop computers and the laptop so that these PCs can obtain IP addresses automatically. ----End If the desktop computers and the laptop ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6.2 Enabling or Disabling the WLAN Function Function Overview The router ... for selection and confirmation. Thus, manual operations for selecting and configuring the WLAN can be simplified. The ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions The router also provides the multi-SSID function. You ... Name of a WLAN Function Overview If the router has hidden the SSID of a WLAN, you need to enter the SSID of the WLAN manually when you use a PC to access ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Configuration Example If your current SSID index is ... = Advanced Encryption Standard z Table 6-1 lists the rules for setting the password used for accessing a WLAN in different security modes....
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions Table 6-1 Rules for setting the password used for accessing a WLAN Security Mode WEP encryption Password Setting Rule z z It uses 64-bit encryption (also referred to as 40-bit encryption). The password ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide only specified PCs to be connected to the WLAN, thus preventing unauthorized ...11-09-11-04-DD is the MAC address of the PC. Log in to the Web-based configuration utility. In the navigation tree, ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step ...during which the PCs are not allowed to access the Internet. Through the MAC address filtering function of the router, the preceding requirements can be met after you enter the...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide After the function of automatically synchronizing the time of the router with the network ... is prohibited before 19:00 in the evening z Source MAC address: 00:11:09:11:04:DD z Start ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions z Effective day: Select from Monday to Sunday... preceding modes for the URL filtering function. Configuration Example For example, the contents of the Web site whose address is www.yyy.com are not suitable for ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide To delete a rule, select the rule from the rule list. In the ... of the PCs. It is recommended that you configure your PC to obtain an IP address from the router automatically. After the IP ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Click Enable P2P Traffic Management check box. The configuration page for the traffic control function is displayed. Under LAN Host, click the PC icon indicated by myPC. In the displayed ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Operation Protective Effects Corresponding to the Preset Protective Levels of ... of another PC in a different network segment through the router. The user of a PC on a LAN performs other accessing ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions Operation Protective Effects Corresponding to the Preset Protective Levels of the Firewall Block-All High × Medium × Standard × Low × Disable √ × An Internet user performs other accessing operations ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6.8 Removing the Restriction Caused by the Binding of the Internet Access Account to... for accessing the Internet. You can use the MAC address cloning function of the router. Thus, the MAC address of...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions z 1. Through the MAC address cloning function, the ... Internet accesses the domain name, the DDNS server provides the latest IP address to the PC. Configuration Example For example, you deploy a Web server on ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions z HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide z Apply for the DDNS to a DDNS provider. Suppose you apply for the DDNS ... name, namely bbs.myweb.com. Configure a port mapping rule, and then map the IP address of the Web server (192.168...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions Password: yourDDNSPassword Server port: 80 Step 11 Click Submit. z z ----End Host and Domain constitute a complete Web site address. 6.10 Expanding the Coverage of a WLAN Function Overview The router ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions z HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide The settings of the following parameters on both wireless routers should be the ... value). Select SSID1 for SSID (default value). Set the name of SSID1 to mySSID. Set the WLAN channel to 1. The ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide z z z z z z 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions Disable the DHCP server function. Enable the DHCP relay function. Select SSID1 for SSID (default value). Set the name of SSID1 to my SSID that is the same as the setting on router A. Set the WLAN ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide The WLAN configuration page is displayed. 2. Click WLAN WDS. 3. Select ...is displayed. 2. Under LAN Host Settings, enter 192.168.1.101 in IP address. 3. Under LAN Host Settings, click...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions Step 8 1. In the navigation tree, choose Basic > LAN. The LAN... page is displayed. 2. Click Port Relay. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Click . Select LAN1 for LAN port. Set DHCP relay to Enable. Click Submit. Repeat 3 to 6 to ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 7 Maintenance Guide 7 Maintenance Guide 7.1 Changing the Administrator Password of the Web-based ... the administrator password. If you cannot remember the password that has been changed, you can restore the default settings of the router by pressing ...
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    7 Maintenance Guide HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 7.2 Changing the Login IP Address of the Web-based Configuration ... following methods: 1. By accessing hg231f.com. This method can be used only when your IP address is assigned dynamically by the router. 2. By accessing the ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 7 Maintenance Guide the router. Once the modification of the parameters fails, you can quickly restore ... utility and you have forgotten the login password. You can press the RESET button to quickly restore the default settings of the router. When the...
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    7 Maintenance Guide HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide default settings. To restore the default settings through the web-based configuration utility, do as follows: Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Log in to the Web-based configuration utility. In the navigation tree, choose...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 8 FAQs 8 FAQs Q 1: Can I use the router as a DHCP server? Yes, you can. ... the correct user name and user password that are used for accessing the router configuration page. If the problem persists, restore the default settings of the router. ----End...
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    8 FAQs HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Ensure that the security mode of the WLAN is set to..., enable the WLAN function. For details about how to enable the WLAN function, see the manual of the router. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 See the description of the ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 8 FAQs If the router cannot access other Web sites, restore the default settings of the router. If the problem persists, contact your network service provider. ----End Q 7: What can I do if the router cannot access the Internet through a wireless ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide A TTechnical Specifications A Technical Specifications Item Dimensions (L × W × H) Weight (including the router support) Entire-device power consumption Entire-device power supply Ambient temperature for operation Relative humidity for operation ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide B TDefault Settings B Default Settings Parameter IP address of the LAN interface Subnet mask of the LAN interface Administrator name Administrator password DHCP server WLAN Default Value 192.168.1.100 255.255.255.0 admin admin Enabled Enabled Issue...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide C TAcronyms or Abbreviations C Acronyms or Abbreviations A ADSL ASCII D DHCP DDNS DNS DSL F FTP H HTTP I IEEE IP L LAN M MAC N NAT Network Address Translation C-1 Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line American Standard Code for Information ...
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    C TAcronyms or Abbreviations HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide P PPPoE Q QoS R RIP S SSID W WAN WDS WLAN WEP WPA WPS Wide Area Network Wireless Distribution System Wireless Local Area Network Wired Equivalent Privacy Wi-Fi Protected Access Wi-Fi ...
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    HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Huawei Industrial Base Bantian, Longgang Shenzhen 518129 People's Republic of China www.huaweidevice.com Part Number: 202201



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