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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 customers with comprehensive technical support and service. For any assistance, please contact our local office or company headquarters. Huawei Technologies...
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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 Available Bandwidth of a PC ...6-10 6.7 Preventing Attacks on the Internet ...6-11 6.8 Removing the Restriction Caused by the Binding of the Internet ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Figures Figures Figure 3-1 Cable connections between the router and other devices ...3-2 Figure 3-2 Cable connections of an ADSL broadband network before the router is installed on the network ...3-4 Figure 3-3 Cable connections of an ADSL broadband...
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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 2-2 Indicators 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...
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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 device designed for home users and small or home office (SOHO) users. It supports the wireless local area network (WLAN) function on the user side and provides...
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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 rate of peer-to-peer (P2P) software Local and remote configuration through a Web-based configuration utility 2.2 Hardware 2.2.1 Interfaces ...
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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 ... 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 ...
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    2 Product Overview HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Indicator LAN1-LAN4 Color White Status Blinking Indicates A connection is set up between the corresponding LAN interface of the router and an Ethernet device (such as a PC) through a network cable and data ...
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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 1 2 POWER RESET LAN4 LAN3 LAN2 LAN1 WAN 5 3 5 4 4 4 1. Desktop computer installed with a wireless network adapter 3....
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 3 Hardware Installation Indicator INTERNET Color White Status On Indicates A physical connection is set up between the WAN interface of the router and the Ethernet interface of an Ethernet device (such as an ADSL modem) through a network cable ...
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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 Logging In to... by default), and then click OK. ----End Step 3 Step 4 You can use hg231f.com to access the Web-based configuration utility only when the ...
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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 Through the WPS Button The router supports the WPS function. If your network adapter also supports the WPS function, you can use the WPS ...
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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. To set up a wireless connection, do as follows: Step 1 Set the WLAN parameters of router, and set the WPS mode to AP PIN. 1. Log in to the Web-...
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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 ... 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 as ...
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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 ... and the WLAN function. Thus, you can connect multiple PCs to the router wirelessly or through the Ethernet interfaces. Then the PCs can access ...
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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 supports enabling or disabling the WLAN function. Thus, you can enable or disable the WLAN function as required. Configuration ...
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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 can configure multiple SSIDs, and then enable one or multiple of them. Through the multi-SSID function, multiple virtual access points of a WLAN can be ...
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    6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide Configuration Example If your current SSID index is SSID1 and if you have used this SSID for a certain period, to change this SSID to MyNewSSID, do as follows: Step 1 ...
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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 users from accessing the WLAN. Through the wireless MAC filtering function of the router, the preceding functions can be used...
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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 8 Step 9 Click WLAN Filtering. Select Enable. Select Whitelist. Click . Select MyNewSSID for Select SSID. In Source MAC address, enter the MAC address of the laptop. For ...
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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 time is enabled, you need to create the following two filtering rules: z z Rule 1: From 00:00 to 18:59 each ...
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    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions z Effective day: Select from Monday to Sunday. Step 17 Click Submit. ----End To delete a rule, select the rule from the rule list. In the Remove column, select the rule. Then click . 6.5 Prohibiting PCs ...
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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 Remove column, select the rule. Then click . 6.6 Setting the Available Bandwidth of a PC Function Overview The router provides traffic ...
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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 the Firewall Block-All High √ Medium √ Standard √ Low √ Disable √ × The user of a PC on a LAN browses Web pages...
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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 the ... are added to your home and you need to use the router for accessing the Internet. You can use the MAC ...
  • Huawei HG231f | User Manual - Page 48
    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions z 1. Through the MAC address cloning function, the router has the same MAC address as that of PC 1 and this MAC address can be used for accessing the Internet. 2. The MAC address of PC 1 can be used for ...
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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 to China Telecom. China Telecom provides you with the DDNS user name, namely yourDDNSUserName and the DDNS password, namely ...
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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 ...
  • Huawei HG231f | User Manual - Page 51
    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 ... and enable the DHCP relay function on other wireless routers. Configuration Example For example, you have router A ...
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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 ...@2009. Enable the WDS function and set the WDS mode to Repeater. Add the wireless MAC address of router A to the WDS MAC list. The configuration ...
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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 Enable. 4. Select Repeater for WDS Mode. 5. Click . 6. Select mySSID for Select SSID. 7. In MAC ...
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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 configuration page is displayed. 2. Under DHCP Server, clear Enable. 3. Under DHCP Server, click Submit. Enable the DHCP relay function of router ...
  • Huawei HG231f | User Manual - Page 55
    HUAWEI HG231f Wireless-N Router User Guide 7 Maintenance Guide 7 Maintenance Guide 7.1 Changing the Administrator Password of the Web-based ... the password that has been changed, you can restore the default settings of the router by pressing and holding the RESET button for more than 3s. In ...
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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 Utility Function ...: 1. By accessing hg231f.com. This method can be used only when your IP address is assigned dynamically by the router. 2. By ...
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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 ...network environments. In the following cases, you can restore the default settings of the router: You cannot access the network after you have changed the...
  • Huawei HG231f | User Manual - Page 58
    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...
  • Huawei HG231f | User Manual - Page 59
    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 ... disabled if the WEP encryption is used for accessing a WLAN. Check the positions of the wireless router and the PCs. Ensure that they are far from electrical ...
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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 ...
  • Huawei HG231f | User Manual - Page 63
    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 ...Information Interchange Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Dynamic Domain Name Service Domain Name Server Digital Subscriber Line File Transfer Protocol Hyper ...
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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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