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EnGenius EOC-3220 User's Manual

Engenius eoc-3220: users manual.
11g Wireless Outdoor
Client Bridge/AP
User's Manual
Version: 1.36

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP User’s Manual Version: 1.36...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ONFIGURATION Ad-hoc (peer-to-peer) Mode... 8 Infrastructure Mode ... 8 UNDERSTANDING THE HARDWARE...10 ARDWARE NSTALLATION IP A DDRESS ONFIGURATION SWITCH BETWEEN BRIDGE/ BRIDGE ROUTER/ AP ...12 RIDGE RIDGE OUTER TO CCESS OINT TO RIDGE BRIDGE MODE – WEB CONFIGURATION...14 ...14 OGGING ...15...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 5.3.1.1 IP A TATIC DDRESS 5.3.1.2 DHCP C ...38 LIENT 5.3.1.3 DHCP S ...39 ERVER ...40 IRELESS 5.4.1 ...41 ASIC ETTINGS 5.4.2 DVANCED ETTINGS 5.4.3 ...43 ECURITY 5.4.3.1 NCRYPTION ISABLED 5.4.3.2 WEP 64- / 128- 5.4.3.3 WPA / WPA2 / WPA2 M 5.4.3.4...

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Revision History Version Date 1.36 April 26, 2006 Notes Version 1.36...

  • Page 5: Introduction

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 1 Introduction The Outdoor Wireless Client Bridge/Access Point/WDS (wireless distribution system) operates seamlessly in the 2.4 GHz frequency spectrum supporting the 802.11b (2.4GHz, 11Mbps) and faster 802.11g (2.4GHz, 54Mbps) wireless standards. It's the best way to add wireless capability to your existing wired network, or to add bandwidth to your wireless installation.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 1.2 Package Contents Open the package carefully, and make sure that none of the items listed below are missing. Do not discard the packing materials, in case of return; the unit must be shipped in its original package. One Outdoor Wireless Client Bridge unit 48V, 0.375A AC/DC adapter with wall-plug power cable Inline Power Injector (PoE)

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 1.5 Applications The wireless LAN products are easy to install and highly efficient. The following list describes some of the many applications made possible through the power and flexibility of wireless LANs: a) Difficult-to-wire environments There are many situations where wires cannot be laid easily.

  • Page 8: A) Ad-hoc (peer-to-peer) Mode, B) Infrastructure Mode

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP a) Ad-hoc (peer-to-peer) Mode This is the simplest network configuration with several computers equipped with the PC Cards that form a wireless network whenever they are within range of one another. In ad-hoc mode, each client is peer-to- peer, would only have access to the resources of the other client and does not require an access point.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36...

  • Page 10: Understanding The Hardware

    1. Place the outdoor unit in an appropriate pace using the mounting kit. 2. Run the Ethernet cable indoors and plug it into the PoE injector port labeled “AP/Router”. 3. Plug one end of another Ethernet cable into your PC/Notebook and the other end into the PoE injector port labeled “Network”.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 2. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and then click on the Properties button. This will allow you to configure the TCP/IP settings of your PC/Notebook. 3. Select Use the following IP Address radio button and then enter the IP address and subnet mask.

  • Page 12: Acces Point.

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 3 Switch between Bridge/ Bridge Router/ This device can be configured as a Bridge or Access Point. The default IP address of the device is 192.168.1.1 in Bridge mode. This chapter will describe the steps to switch from Bridge to Access Point and Access Point to Bridge.

  • Page 13: Ridge R Outer

    Since this device is currently in Access Point mode, the AP radio button will be selected by default. Select the Bridge or Bridge Router radio button to and then click on the Apply Change to switch the operation mode to Bridge.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 4 Bridge Mode – Web Configuration 4.1 Logging In To configure the Bridge through the web-browser, enter the IP address of the Bridge (default: 192.168.1.1) into the address bar of the web-browser and press Enter. Make sure that the Bridge and your computers are on the same subnet.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP System Uptime: Duration of time since the device was last reset. Firmware version: Version of the firmware that is currently loaded on the device. Wireless Configuration: Mode: Wireless configuration mode such as client bridge, AP, or WDS. Band: Frequency and IEEE 802.11 operation mode (b-only, g-only, or b+g).

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 Select the AP, Bridge or Bridge Router and then click on the Apply Change button. Wait for about a minute until you see the following Pop-Up message. Click on the OK button and then enter the specified IP address into the web-browser.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 4.2.2 Status Click on the Status link under the Management menu. The Status page is the first page that is displayed once you have logged in. This includes details about the system, wireless, and TCP/IP configuration. System Uptime: Duration of time since the device was last reset.

  • Page 18: S Tatistics 4.2.4 L Og

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP DHCP: Displays the DHCP setting. MAC Address: Displays the MAC address of the device. 4.2.3 Statistics Click on the Statistics link under the Management menu. This page displays the number of sent and received packets on the Ethernet and Wireless interface. Since the packet counter is not dynamic, you must click on the Refresh button for the most recent statistics.

  • Page 19: Eset To D Efault

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP In order for the log to record all the events, you must first place a check in the Enable Log or Enable Remote Log (Log Server required) check box. Select system all or wireless depending on the type of events you want recorded. Since the log is not dynamic, you must click on the Refresh button for the most recent events, or click on the Clear button to clear the log.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 Click on the Save button to save the current settings to a file on the local disk. Click on the Browse button to select the settings file and then click on the Upload button to load the previously saved settings.

  • Page 21: Ettings, Nterface, 4.3 Tcp/ip S

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 4.3 TCP/IP Settings 4.3.1 LAN Interface Click on the LAN Interface link under the TCP/IP Settings menu. Using this option you may change the IP address of the device as well as toggle the DHCP and 802.1d spanning tree feature.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Check Enable to activate the SNMP and then configure the Read/Write Community Strings. Enable Send SNMP Trap to activate the SNMP Trap Agent and input the IP address of SNMP Trap Host. 4.4 Wireless 4.4.1 Basic Settings (Infrastructure, Adhoc) Click on the Basic Settings link under the Wireless menu.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 Network Type: Select Infrastructure or Adhoc from the drop-down list. Infrastructure is a point-to-multipoint (PtMp) topology where as Adhoc is a point-to- point topology (PtP). SSID: The SSID is a unique named shared amongst all the points of the wireless network.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Authentication Type: select an authentication method. Options available are Open System, Shared Key or Auto. An open system allows any client to authenticate as long as it conforms to any MAC address filter policies that may have been set. All authentication packets are transmitted without encryption.

  • Page 25: Isabled

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Preamble Type: For best performance, all devices on the wireless network should use the same preamble type. However, the wireless network will still function even though the wrong preamble type is used. Transparent Bridge: check Enable to activate the Transparent Bridging Function. Turbo Mode: Select “Enable”...

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 4.4.3.2 WEP 64-bit / 128-bit Encryption: Select WEP from the drop-down list if your wireless network uses WEP encryption. WEP is an acronym for Wired Equivalent Privacy, and is a security protocol that provides the same level of security for wireless networks as for a wired network.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 Key Length: Select a 64-bit or 128-bit from the drop-down list. Key Format: Select a key format from the drop-down list. 64bit-hex keys require 10 characters, where as 128-bit keys require 26 characters. A hex key is defined as a number between 0 through 9 and letter between A through F.

  • Page 28: Uthentication

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 4.4.3.4 WPA / WPA2 RADIUS Authentication Encryption: Select WPA or WPA2 from the drop-down list if your wireless network uses this encryption. WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) was designed to improve upon the security features of WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy). The technology is designed to work with existing Wi-Fi products that have been enabled with WEP.

  • Page 29: Urvey

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 4.4.4 Site Survey Click on the Site Survey link under the Wireless menu. This page displays the list of Access Points in the coverage area and allows you to connect to them if you have the required credentials.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 5 Access Point Mode – Web Configuration 5.1 Logging In To configure the Access Point through the web-browser, enter the IP address of the Bridge (default: 192.168.1.2) into the address bar of the web-browser and press Enter.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP System Uptime: Duration of time since the device was last reset. Firmware version: Version of the firmware that is currently loaded on the device. Wireless Configuration: Mode: Wireless configuration mode such as client bridge, AP, or WDS. Band: Frequency and IEEE 802.11 operation mode (b-only, g-only, or b+g).

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Select the AP, Bridge or Bridge Router and then click on the Apply Change button. Wait for about a minute until you see the Pop-Up message. Click on the OK button and then enter the specified IP address into the web-browser.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP System Uptime: Duration of time since the device was last reset. Firmware version: Version of the firmware that is currently loaded on the device. Wireless Configuration: Mode: Wireless configuration mode such as client bridge, AP, or WDS. Band: Frequency and IEEE 802.11 operation mode (b-only, g-only, or b+g).

  • Page 34: S Tatistics 5.2.4 L Og

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 5.2.3 Statistics Click on the Statistics link under the Management menu. This page displays the number of sent and received packets on the Ethernet and Wireless interface. Since the packet counter is not dynamic, you must click on the Refresh button for the most recent statistics.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 5.2.5 Upgrade Firmware Click on the Upgrade Firmware link under the Management menu. This page is used to upgrade the firmware on the device. Make sure that downloaded the appropriate firmware from your vendor. Click on the Browse button and then select the appropriate firmware and then click on the Upload button.

  • Page 36: Nterface, Ettings

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Click on the Save button to save the current settings to a file on the local disk. Click on the Browse button to select the settings file and then click on the Upload button to load the previously saved settings. Click on the Reset button to reset the device to its factory default settings.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 5.3.1.1 Static IP Address IP Address: Enter the IP address. Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet mask for the IP address. Default Gateway: Enter the IP address for the default gateway. DHCP: Since a static IP address is used, this option must be set to Disabled. If this device is a DHCP client and will receive its IP settings from a DHCP server, then select Enabled from the drop-down list.

  • Page 38: Dhcp C Lient

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 5.3.1.2 DHCP Client DHCP: If this device is a DHCP client and will receive its IP settings from a DHCP server, then select Client from the drop-down list. Enabling the DHCP client will disable the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway fields.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 5.3.1.3 DHCP Server IP Address: Enter the IP address. Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet mask for the IP address. Default Gateway: Enter the IP address for the default gateway. DHCP: Select Server from the drop-down list since this device is the DHCP server. This device will distribute the IP addresses to the clients associated.

  • Page 40: W Ireless

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 4.3.2 SNMP Settings Check Enable to activate the SNMP and then configure the Read/Write Community Strings. Enable Send SNMP Trap to activate the SNMP Trap Agent and input the IP address of SNMP Trap Host. 5.4 Wireless Click on the Wireless link on the navigation drop-down menu.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP 5.4.1 Basic Settings Click on the Basic Settings link under the Wireless menu. Using this option you may configure the 802.11b/g settings as well as the frequency, channel, and SSID. Band: Select the IEEE 802.11 mode from the drop-down list. Options available are 2.4GHz (B), 2.4GHz (G), or 2.4GHz (B+G).

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 Authentication Type: select an authentication method. Options available are Open System, Shared Key or Auto. An open system allows any client to authenticate as long as it conforms to any MAC address filter policies that may have been set. All authentication packets are transmitted without encryption.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP You can arrange the different data rate in distance in Access Point mode. Please refer below table. High Ultra High Super Extreme Preamble Type: For best performance, all devices on the wireless network should use the same preamble type. However, the wireless network will still function even though the wrong preamble type is used.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 5.4.3.1 Encryption Disabled Encryption: Select None from the drop-down list if your wireless network does not use any type of encryption. Click on the Apply Changes button to confirm the changes. This device will automatically restart once these changes have been applied.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 5.4.3.2 WEP 64-bit / 128-bit Encryption: Select WEP from the drop-down list if your wireless network uses WEP encryption. WEP is an acronym for Wired Equivalent Privacy, and is a security protocol that provides the same level of security for wireless networks as for a wired network.

  • Page 46: Assphrase

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 Key Length: Select a 64-bit or 128-bit from the drop-down list. Key Format: Select a key format from the drop-down list. 64bit-hex keys require 10 characters, where as 128-bit keys require 26 characters. A hex key is defined as a number between 0 through 9 and letter between A through F.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 5.4.3.4 WPA / WPA2 / WPA2 Mixed RADIUS Authentication Encryption: Select WPA, WPA2 or WPA2_Mixed from the drop-down list if your wireless network uses this encryption. WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) was designed to improve upon the security features of WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy). The technology is designed to work with existing Wi-Fi products that have been enabled with WEP.

  • Page 48: A Ccess C Ontrol

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 5.4.4 Access Control Click on the Access Conrol link under the Wireless menu. On this page you can filter the MAC address by allowing or blocking access the network. Wireless Access Control Mode: You may choose to Disable, Allow Listed, or Deny Listed MAC address from associating with the network.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 5.4.5 WDS Click on the WDS link under the Wireless menu. On this page you can configure the WDS (Wireless Distribution System) which allows the Access Point to function as a repeater. Enable WDS: Place a check in this box to enable this feature. Add WDS AP: Enter the MAC address of the Access Point that will join the WDS network along with a comment about the AP.

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    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Version 1.36 Encryption: Select WEP 64bits, WEP 128bits, WPA (TKIP) or WPA2 (AES) from the drop-down list if your wireless network uses a specific encryption. Key Format: Select a key format from the drop-down list. 64bit-hex keys require 10 characters, where as 128-bit keys require 26 characters.

  • Page 51: Appendix A – Specifications

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Appendix A – Specifications Data Rates 1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps Standards IEEE802.11b/g, IEEE802.1x, IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u Compatibility IEEE 802.11g/ IEEE 802.11b Power Requirements Active Ethernet (802.3af) – 48 VDC/0.35A Regulation Certifications FCC Part 15/UL, ETSI 300/328/CE RF Information...

  • Page 52: Appendix B – Fcc Interference Statement

    11g Wireless Outdoor Client Bridge/AP Appendix B – FCC Interference Statement Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

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