Netgear WG602v2 WG602v2 User Manual

Netgear WG602v2 - Wireless Access Point Manual

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  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 1
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point NETGEAR, Inc. 4500 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA Phone 1-888-NETGEAR M-10181-03 March 2004 M-10181-03
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 2
    ... product, get product support or obtain product information and product documentation, go to www.netgear.com. If you do not have access to the World Wide Web, ... customer service. You will find technical support information at: www.netgear.com/support/main.asp through the customer service ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 3
    ... Compliance Notice: Radio Frequency Notice NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 Tested to Comply with FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE Warning! To ...installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 4
    ... Department of Communications Compliance Statement This Class B Digital apparatus (54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2) meets all the requirements of the Canadian Interference Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numerique del la classe B ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 5
    CE Declaration of Conformity For the following equipment: 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 0984 ! is herewith confirmed to comply with the requirements set out in the Council Directive on the Approximation of the Laws of the Member ...
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    6 M-10181-03
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    ... Audience, Scope, Conventions ...1-1 How to Use this Manual ...1-2 How to Print this Manual ...1-3 Chapter 2 Introduction About the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 ...2-1 Support for Standards ...2-1 Key Features ...2-2 802.11g Standards-based Wireless ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 8
    ... the Wireless Access Point Software ...4-3 Rebooting and Resetting Factory Default Options ...4-5 Restoring the WG602 v2 to the Factory ... Configuration Configuring Wireless Bridge or Repeater Links ...5-1 How to Select the Wireless Bridging Access Point Mode ...5-2 How to Configure a WG602 v2 as a ...
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    Appendix A Specifications Specifications for the WG602 v2 ...A-1 Appendix B Wireless Networking Basics Wireless Networking Overview ...B-1 Infrastructure Mode ... for WPA ...B-16 Supporting a Mixture of WPA and WEP Wireless Clients ...B-16 Changes to Wireless Access Points ...B-16 Changes to Wireless ...
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    Private IP Addresses ...B-7 Single IP Address Operation Using NAT ...B-7 IP Configuration ... Preparing Your PCs for Network Access Preparing Your Computers for TCP/IP Networking ...C-1 Configuring ...Me ...C-4 Selecting the Windows Internet Access Method ...C-5 Verifying TCP/IP Properties for Windows 98 ...
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    E ...D-4 G ...D-4 I ...D-4 L ...D-6 M ...D-6 N ...D-7 P ...D-8 Q ...D-9 R ...D-9 S ...D-9 T ...D-10 U ...D-10 W ...D-10 Index Contents M-10181-03 vii
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    viii M-10181-03 Contents
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Chapter 1 About This Manual This chapter introduces the conventions and ... in the Appendices, on the Resource CD for the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 (SW-10033-03), and on the NETGEAR Web site. This manual uses the following ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point How to Use this Manual The HTML version of this manual includes these features. 1 2 3 Figure 1-1: HTML version of this manual 1. Left pane. Use the left pane to view the Contents, Index, Search, and...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 15
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point How to Print this Manual To print this manual you man choose one of the following several options, according to your needs. • Printing a "How To" Sequence of Steps in the HTML View. Use the Print ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 1-4 M-10181-03 About This Manual
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    ... Introduction This chapter introduces the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2. Minimal ..."System Requirements" on page 2-3. About the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 The 54 Mbps Wireless...sensing capability of the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 allows packet transmission ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 18
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point • NetBIOS & WINS Support. .... Key Features The WG602 v2 provides solid functionality, including these features Wireless Access Point. ... Networking The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 provides a bridge between Ethernet wired ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 19
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Autosensing Ethernet Connections with Auto Uplink The WG602 v2 ... (WECA, see http://www.wi-fi.net). The following NETGEAR products work with the WG602 v2 Access Point POE101 Power Over Ethernet Adapter WAB501 a/b Dual Band Wireless PC ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 20
    ... following items 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 Power adapter and cord ... Printed 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 Quick Installation Guide Resource CD for the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2... 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 Quick Installation Guide Support Information card...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 21
    ... Wireless Access Point Hardware Description The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 front and rear hardware functions are described below. WG602 v2 Wireless Access Point Front Panel The WG602 v2 Access Point provides three status LEDs. Power Ethernet Wireless Figure 2-1: WG602 v2...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 Wireless Access Point Rear Panel Power Socket Reset & Restore Button RJ-45 ... between the Ethernet RJ-45 connector and the power socket resets the WG602 v2 when pushed once or restores to the factory default ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Introduction M-10181-03 2-7
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    ... up your 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 for wireless connectivity to your LAN...establish a connection through your wireless access point A location for the WG602 v2 that conforms to the guidelines ...access. The WG602 v2 Access Point provides highly effective security features which are covered ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point For best results, place your...as shown below. To restore these defaults, see "WG602 v2 Wireless Access Point Rear Panel" on page 2-6. FEATURE User Name (...'s MAC address DHCP client IP Address: 192.168.0.227 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Understanding WG602 v2 Wireless Security Options Unlike wired.... For this reason, use the security features of your wireless equipment. The WG602 v2 Access Point provides highly effective security features which are covered in detail in ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 27
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Installing the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 Follow the instructions below to set up and test basic wireless ... Before installing the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2, you should make sure that your...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 28
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 2 CONFIGURE LAN AND WIRELESS ACCESS The WG602 Wireless Access Point can be configured remotely from Microsoft Internet Explorer browser version 5.0 or above, or Netscape Navigator web browser version 4.78 or above on ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 29
    ...TCP/IP settings. 3 DEPLOY THE WG602 V2 ACCESS POINT a. b. c. Disconnect the WG602 v2 and position it ...is vertical. Connect an Ethernet cable from your WG602 v2 Access Point to a LAN port on your router,... v2 The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 can be configured remotely from Microsoft Internet...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 30
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point How to Log in Using the Default IP Address of the WG602 v2 192.168.0.227 is...access point name, your Web browser should automatically find the WG602 v2 Access Point and display the home page, as shown in ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Figure 3-5: Login result: WG602 v2 home page The ... How to Log In to the WG602 v2 Using Its Default NetBIOS Name The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 can be configured remotely from Microsoft Internet Explorer browser version 5.0...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Open a Web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.....You do not need to include "www" or "http://." 2. Figure 3-6: Example WG602 v2 NetBIOS name in browser address bar 4. A login window like the...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 33
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Using the Basic IP Settings Options The IP Settings page is under...to act as a DHCP client. If the wireless access point does not find a DHCP server on the Ethernet LAN, it defaults to this IP configuration DHCP Client -...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 34
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Understanding the Basic Wireless Settings To configure the wireless ... device you want to participate in a particular wireless network needs to use the SSID. The WG602 v2 default SSID is: NETGEAR. Note: Different access ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 35
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point • Channel/Frequency. This field identifies which operating frequency will ... channel unless you notice interference problems or setting up the WG602 v2 near another access point. See "Wireless Channels" on page B-2...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 36
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Understanding Wireless Security Options The table below identifies the various ... With Open Network Authentication and 64- or 128-bit WEP Data Encryption, the WG602 v2 does perform 64- or 128-bit data encryption but does ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 37
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Information to Gather Before Changing Basic Wireless Settings ... Passphrase. Use the procedures described in the following sections to configure the WG602 v2. Store this information in a safe place. Basic Installation ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 38
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point How to Configure WEP Wireless Security Note: If you use a ... click Apply. Reconfigure your wireless adapter to match the new settings or access the wireless access point from a wired PC to make any further changes. To ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 39
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Automatic - enter a word or group of printable characters in the Passphrase box and click the Generate button. The four key boxes will be automatically populated with key values. • Manual - enter ten hexadecimal ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 40
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Note: If you use a wireless PC to configure WPA settings, you ... access privilege of the specified stations through the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2. This provides an additional layer of security. Note: When ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 41
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point • • • 3. Disable Allow Block Then, enter the MAC ... wireless access control list settings. Now, only devices on this list will be allowed to wirelessly connect to the WG602 v2. For blocking access from specific ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 42
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 3-19 M-10181-03 Basic Installation and Configuration
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    ...Management This chapter describes how to use the management features of your 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2. These features can be found under the Management heading in the main menu of the browser interface. Viewing General Information ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 44
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Table 4-1. Field General Information Fields Description Access Point .... The version of the firmware currently installed. These parameters apply to the Local WG602 v2 wireless access point. The IP address of the wireless access point. ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 45
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Viewing a List of ... be presented in the Station List. Upgrading the Wireless Access Point Software . Note: When uploading software to the WG602 v2 Access Point, it is important not to interrupt the Web browser by closing the window, ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 46
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point You cannot perform the firmware upgrade from a workstation connected to the WG602 v2 via a ... interface. The software of the WG602 v2 Access Point is stored in FLASH memory, and can be upgraded as new software is released...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 47
    .... Restoring the WG602 v2 to the Factory Default Settings It is sometimes desirable to restore the wireless access point to the...you must use the Default Reset button on the rear panel of the wireless access point (see "WG602 v2 Wireless Access Point Rear Panel" on page 2-6). The reset button has ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 48
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Changing the Administrator Password The default password is password. Change this password to a more secure password. You cannot change the administrator login name. From the main menu of the browser interface, under the ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 49
    ... in the main menu. Note: The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 bridging and repeater modes are only compatible with the NETGEAR WG602v2 and ... or Repeater Links The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 lets you build large wireless networks. Figure 5-1: Wireless Bridging Mode ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point • Point-to-point bridging. • Multi-point bridging. These features are... section of the main menu. Figure 5-2: Wireless Bridging page Select the radio button for the wireless access point mode you want to configure. ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 51
    ...Bridging Note: The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 bridging and repeater modes are ...LAN network configuration of the WG602 v2 Access Points are configured to operate in the same LAN network address range... DHCP, all WG602 v2 Access Points should be set to "Obtain an IP address automatically (...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 52
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Configure AP1 in Point... Configure Wireless Multi-Point Bridging AP2 ETH ER N ET AP3 ETH ER N ET ETH ER...Bridging Note: The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 bridging and repeater modes are only compatible with the NETGEAR WG602v2 ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 53
    ... of each WG602 v2. Verify that the LAN network configuration of the WG602 v2 Access Points are configured to operate in the same LAN network address range as the ... If using DHCP, all WG602 v2 Access Points should be set to "Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP Client)" in...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 54
    ...Repeater Note: The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 bridging and repeater modes are ...LAN network configuration of the WG602 v2 Access Points are configured to operate in the same LAN network address range... DHCP, all WG602 v2 Access Points should be set to "Obtain an IP address automatically (...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 55
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 5. 6. 7. Configure AP2 in Repeater mode. Enter the MAC address of AP1 in the Remote MAC Address boxes of AP2. Configure the AP2 with the following settings: • • The same security settings as AP1. On a channel 5 ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Table 5-1. Field DTIM Interval Advanced Wireless Settings Fields Description Specifies the Delivery Traffic Indication Message data beacon rate between 1 and 255. Default: 1 Preamble Type A long transmit preamble may ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 57
    ... This chapter provides information about troubleshooting your 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2. After each problem description, instructions are ...the wireless access point correctly? Go to "Installing the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2" on page 3-4. • I...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point • • • Make sure the... cannot configure the wireless access point from a browser. Check these items The WG602 v2 is properly ... these settings, follow the instructions for "Installing the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2" ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 59
    ...access point's default values, see the Reference Manual on the Resource CD for the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 (SW-10033-03). • • When ... Reset Button to Restore Factory Default Settings The Reset button (see "WG602 v2 Wireless Access Point Rear Panel" on ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 6-4 M-10181-03 Troubleshooting
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 61
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Appendix A Specifications This appendix provides the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 technical specifications. Specifications for ...: Wireless Security: 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point A-2 M-10181-03 Specifications
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    ... B Wireless Networking Basics This chapter provides an overview of wireless networking and security. Wireless Networking Overview The WG602 v2 Access Point conforms to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11g standard ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Ad Hoc Mode (Peer-to-Peer Workgroup) In an ad hoc network, ...two types of Service Set Identification (SSID). In an ad hoc wireless network with no access points, the Basic Service Set Identification (BSSID) is used. In an...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 65
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point The radio frequency channels used are listed in Table B-1: Table B-1. Channel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 802.11b Radio Frequency Channels Center Frequency 2412 MHz 2417 MHz 2422 MHz 2427 MHz 2432 MHz 2437 MHz 2442 ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WEP Wireless Security The absence of a physical ... with an Ethernet network through an access point such as the one built in to the WG602 v2: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Turn on the wireless station. The station listens for ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 67
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point • Shared Key Authentication requires that the station and the access point have the same WEP Key to authenticate. These two authentication procedures are described below. WEP Open System Authentication This process ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WEP Shared Key Authentication This process is illustrated in below. 802.11 Authentication Shared Key Steps 1) Authentication request sent to AP 2) AP sends challenge text Client 3) Client encrypts attempting challenge ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 69
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Key Size and Configuration The IEEE 802.11 standard supports two types of WEP encryption: 40-bit and 128-bit. The 64-bit WEP data encryption method, allows for a five-character (40-bit) input. Additionally, 24 factory-...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 70
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point How to Use WEP Parameters Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) data ... (Shared Key Authentication without data encryption). However, the WG602 v2 does not offer this option. WPA Wireless Security Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Enhanced data privacy Robust key management Data origin authentication... new Wi-Fi certified products will have to support WPA. NETGEAR will implement WPA on client and access point products and make this available in...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point How Does WPA Compare to IEEE 802.11i? WPA will be forward compatible with the IEEE 802.11i security specification currently under development. WPA is a subset of the current 802.11i draft and uses certain pieces of the ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 73
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point The primary information conveyed in the Beacon frames is the authentication method and the cipher suite. Possible authentication methods include 802.1X and Pre-shared key. Pre-shared key is an authentication method that...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WPA Authentication: Enterprise-level User Authentication via 802.1x/EAP .... Windows XP implements 802.1x natively, and several Netgear switch and wireless access point products support 802.1x. B-12 M-10181-03 Wireless ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Client with a WPAenabled wireless adapter and supplicant (Win XP, Funk, Meetinghouse, etc.) For example, a WPA-enabled AP For example, a RADIUS server 1 2 3 4 6 5 7 Figure B-4: 802.1x Authentication Sequence ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 3. The client sends an EAP-response packet containing the identity to ... frame, and the change is synchronized between the wireless client and the wireless access point (AP). For the global encryption key, WPA includes a ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) WPA uses TKIP to provide important data encryption enhancements including a per-packet key mixing function, a message integrity check (MIC) named Michael, an extended ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Is WPA Perfect? WPA is not without ...the wireless AP determines which clients use WEP and which clients use WPA. The...is discouraged. Changes to Wireless Access Points Wireless access points must have their firmware updated...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point • The new WPA information element To advertise their support of ...preshared key). TKIP Michael AES (optional) To upgrade your wireless access points to support WPA, obtain a WPA firmware update from your wireless ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Changes to Wireless Client Programs Wireless client programs must be updated to permit the configuration of WPA authentication (and preshared key) and the new WPA encryption algorithms (TKIP and the optional AES ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 81
    ... supported, and types of physical WAN connection they support. The 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2 is a small office router that routes the IP protocol over a single-user broadband connection. Network, Routing, Firewall, and ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 82
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point IP Addresses and the Internet Because TCP/IP networks are interconnected across the world, every machine on the Internet must have a unique address to make sure that transmitted data reaches the correct...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Class A Network Class B Node Network Node Class C Network Node 7261 Figure C-1: Three Main Address Classes The five address classes are: • Class A Class A addresses can have up to 16,777,214 hosts on a single...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 84
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point This addressing structure allows IP addresses to uniquely identify each physical network and each node on each physical network. For each unique value of the network portion of the address, the base ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 85
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Subnet addressing allows us to split one IP network address into smaller multiple physical networks known as subnetworks. Some of the node numbers are used as a subnet number instead. A Class B address ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 86
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point The following table lists the additional subnet mask bits in dotted-decimal notation. To use the table, write down the original class netmask and replace the 0 value octets with the dotted-decimal value of the ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 87
    ... your private network number from this range. The DHCP server of the WG602 v2 Access Point is preconfigured to automatically assign private addresses. Regardless of your ... with a modem, rather than a router. The WG602 v2 Access Point employs an address-sharing method called Network ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 88
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point The following figure illustrates a single IP address ...other information (such as gateway and DNS addresses) that it may assign to the other devices on the network. The WG602 v2 Access Point has the capacity to act as a DHCP server. C-8 ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 89
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point The WG602 v2 Access Point also functions as a DHCP client when ...one another and check for changes to add to the routing table. The WG602 v2 Access Point supports both the older RIP-1 and the newer RIP-2 ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 90
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point MAC Addresses and ARP An IP address alone cannot be used to deliver data from one LAN device to another. To send data between LAN devices, you must convert the IP address of the destination device to...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 91
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point What is a Firewall? A firewall is a device that protects one network from another, while allowing communication between the two. A firewall incorporates the functions of the NAT router, while adding features for dealing...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 92
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point . Table C-1. Pin 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UTP Ethernet cable wiring, straight-through Signal Transmit (Tx) + Transmit (Tx) Receive (Rx) + Wire color Orange/White Orange Green/White Blue Blue/White Green Brown/White Brown ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Inside Twisted Pair Cables For two devices to communicate, the transmitter of each device must be connected to the receiver of the other device. The crossover function is usually implemented internally as part of the ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 94
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Figure C-6: Category 5 UTP Cable with Male RJ-45 Plug at Each End Note: Flat "silver satin" telephone cable may have the same RJ-45 plug. However, using telephone cable results in excessive collisions, causing the ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 95
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point The WG602 v2 Access Point incorporates Auto UplinkTM technology (also called MDI/MDIX). Each LOCAL Ethernet port will automatically sense whether the Ethernet cable plugged into the port should have a ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 96
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point C-16 Network, Routing, Firewall, and Cabling Basics M-10181-03
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 97
    ...describes how to prepare your PCs to connect to the Internet through the 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WG602 v2. For adding file and print sharing to your network, please consult the Windows help information included with the version of Windows...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 98
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Configuring Windows 98 and Me for TCP/IP Networking As part of ... a list of installed components: You must have an Ethernet adapter or an WG602 v2, the TCP/IP protocol, and the Client for Microsoft Networks. Note: It is ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 99
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point If you need to add TCP/IP: a. b. c. d. Click the Add button. Select Protocol, and then click Add. Select Microsoft. Select TCP/IP, and then click OK. If you need to add the Client for Microsoft Networks: a. b. c. d. ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 100
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point DHCP Configuration of TCP/IP in Windows 98 and Me In Windows 98 and Me systems, locate your Network Neighborhood icon. • • If the Network Neighborhood icon is on the Windows desktop, position your mouse pointer over...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 101
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point By default, the IP Address tab is open on this window. • Verify the following: Obtain an IP address automatically is selected. If not selected, click in the radio button to the left of it to select it...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 102
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 2. Type winipcfg, and then click OK. The IP Configuration window opens, which lists (among other things), your IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway. 3. From the drop-down box, select your Ethernet adapter. ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 103
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point DHCP Configuration of TCP/IP in Windows XP You will find there are many similarities in the procedures for different Windows systems when using DHCP to configure TCP/IP. The following steps will walk you through the ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 104
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Now you should be at the Local Area Network Connection Status window. This box displays the connection status, duration, speed, and activity statistics. Administrator logon access rights are needed to use this window. ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Verify that Obtain an IP address automatically radio button is selected and that the Obtain DNS server address automatically radio button is selected. Click the OK button. This completes the DHCP ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 106
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point The Local Area Connection Properties dialog box appears. Verify that you have the correct Ethernet card selected in the Connect using: box and that the following two items are displayed and selected in the box of "...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 107
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Verifying TCP/IP Properties for Windows XP or 2000 To check your PC's TCP/... through a router or gateway The IP address is between 192.168.0.2 and 192.168.0.254 The subnet mask is 255.255.255.0 The default gateway is ...
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    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point D-12 M-10181-03 Preparing Your PCs for Network Access
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 109
    ... RFC 2284. 802.11a IEEE specification for wireless networking at 54 Mbps operating in unlicensed radio ... over 5GHz. 802.11b IEEE specification for wireless networking at 11 Mbps using direct-sequence... spectrum at 2.5GHz. 802.11g An IEEE specification for wireless networking at 54 Mbps using direct-...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 110
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point A Access Control List An ACL is a database that an Operating System uses to track each user's access rights to system objects (such as file directories and/or files). ACL See "Access Control List" Ad-hoc Mode ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 111
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point C Class of Service A term to describe treating different types of traffic with different levels of service priority. Higher priority traffic gets faster treatment during times of switch congestion D DHCP See "...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 112
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. DHCP is a protocol for assigning dynamic IP addresses to devices on a network. With dynamic addressing, a device can have a different IP address every time it connects to the network...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 113
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. This American organization was founded in 1963 and sets standards for computers and communications. IETF Internet Engineering Task Force. An organization ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 114
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Networking Layer. The most widely used version of IP today is IP version 4 (IPv4). However, IP version 6 (IPv6) is also beginning to be supported. IPv6 provides for much longer addresses and therefore for the ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 115
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point MAC address The Media Access Control address is a unique 48-bit hardware address assigned to every network interface card. Usually written in the form 01:23:45:67:89:ab. Maximum Receive Unit The ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 116
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Network Address Translation Sometimes referred to as Transparent Proxying, IP Address Overloading, or IP Masquerading. Involves use of a device called a Network Address Translator, which assigns a ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 117
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point Protocol A set of rules for communication between devices on a network. PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network. Q QoS See "Quality of Service" Quality of Service QoS is a networking term that specifies a ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 118
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point be configured with the same SSID. This is typically the configuration parameter ... a wireless PC card. It corresponds to the ESSID in the wireless Access Point and to the wireless network name. See also Wireless Network ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 119
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WEB Proxy Server A Web proxy server is a specialized HTTP server ... Naming Service is a server process for resolving Windows-based computer names to IP addresses. Wireless Network Name (SSID) Wireless Network Name (SSID)...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 120
    Reference Manual for the WG602 v2 54 Mbps Wireless Access Point 12 Glossary M-10181-03
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 121
    ... DHCP B-8 IP networking for Windows C-2, C-6 B Basic IP Settings page 3-10 Basic Wireless Settings 3-11, 3-15, 3-16, 5-1, 5-2 BSSID B-2 C Cabling B-11 Cat5 ... 3-12 configuration erasing 4-5 crossover cable 2-3, B-14, B-15 L Log In to the WG602 3-6, 3-8 D Data Rate 3-12 denial of service ...
  • Netgear WG602v2 | WG602v2 User Manual - Page 122
    ... Security 3-3 WPA-PSK 3-13 WPA-PSK Password Phrase 3-13 R Range 3-1 range 3-1 Region 3-11 restore factory settings 4-5 Restrict Wireless Access by MAC Address 3-17 RFC 1466 B-7, B-10 1597 B-7, B-10 1631 B-7, B-8 finding B-7 RIP B-9 router ...



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