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RT-N10
ASUS Wireless EZ N Router
RT-N10
AIR
WAN
LAN1
LAN2
LAN3
LAN4
150M High Speed
User Manual

Summary of Contents

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    RT-N10 ASUS Wireless EZ N Router RT-N10 LAN1 LAN2 LAN3 LAN4 150M High Speed User Manual...

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    ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (“ASUS”). Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Setting up the wireless router in AP mode ........15 Chapter 3: Configuring the network clients Accessing the wireless router ............17 Setting an IP address for wired or wireless clients ......17 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI Configuring via the web GUI ............... 25 Using the Network Map ...............

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Appendices Notices ....................47 ASUS Contact information ..............55 About this guide This user guide contains information that you need to install and configure the ASUS Wireless Router. How this guide is organized This guide contains the following parts: •...

  • Page 5: Conventions Used In This Guide

    This chapter provides instructions on configuring the ASUS Wireless Router using its web graphics user interface (web GUI). • Chapter 5: Installing the utilities This chapter provides information on the utilities that are available from the support CD. • Chapter 6: Troubleshooting This chapter provides you with a troubleshooting guide for solving common problems you may encounter when using the ASUS Wireless Router.

  • Page 6: Package Contents, System Requirements, Before You Proceed

    The length of the Ethernet cable that connects the device to the network (hub, ADSL/cable modem, router, wall patch) must not exceed 100 meters. • Place the device on a flat and stable surface as far from the ground as possible. •...

  • Page 7: Hardware Features, Front Panel

    • Install the device at least 0cm from a person to insure that the product is operated in accordance with the RF Guidelines for Human Exposure adopted by the Federal Communications Commission. Hardware features Front panel RT-N10 LAN1 LAN2 LAN3...

  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    LAN1-LAN4 Connect RJ-45 Ethernet cables to these ports to establish LAN connection. DC IN Insert the AC adapter into this port to connect your router to a power source. Press this button to establish wireless connection. Restore Press this button for more than five seconds to restore the system to its factory default settings.

  • Page 9: Bottom Panel

    Air vents These vents provide ventilation to your router. Note: For details on mounting your router on a wall or ceiling, refer to the section Mounting options on the next page of this user manual. Chapter : Setting up the hardware...

  • Page 10: Mounting Options

    Mounting options Out of the box, the ASUS Wireless Router is designed to sit on a raised flat surface like a file cabinet or book shelf. The unit may also be converted for mounting to a wall or ceiling. To mount the ASUS Wireless Router: 1.

  • Page 11: Setting Up The Wireless Router, Using The Quick Internet Setup (qis)

    The QIS web page appears automatically after you connected all your devices and launched your web browser. You may also launch the QIS from the Network Map page in the web GUI. To do this, click Go in the QIS field under Internet status. Chapter : Setting up the hardware...

  • Page 12: Setting Up The Wireless Router In Router Mode

    . Launch your web browser and the QIS web page appears automatically. Select IP Sharing mode, then click Next. Note: If the QIS web page does not appear after you launched your web browser, disable the proxy settings on your web browser.

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    . Key in the user name and password. Click Apply all settings. Note: • The PPPoE Internet connection type is used in this setup case. The setup screen varies with different Internet connection types. • Obtain the required information such as the user name and password from your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

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    Click Advanced Setting page to manually configure advanced settings for the wireless router. • Click Add to Favorites to add this URL to your Favorites list for quick access to the web GUI. RT-N10 Chapter : Setting up the hardware...

  • Page 15: Setting Up The Wireless Router In Ap Mode

    Setting up the wireless router in AP mode In the AP mode, the wireless router receives the WAN IP address from the router connected to the WAN port and provides you with wireless radio signals. The NAT, firewall, and IP sharing services are disabled.

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    . Launch your web browser and the QIS web page appears automatically. Select Access Point mode, then click Next. Note: If the QIS web page does not appear after you launched your web browser, disable the proxy settings on your web browser.

  • Page 17: Accessing The Wireless Router, Setting An Ip Address For Wired Or Wireless Clients

    Follow the instructions below that correspond to the operating system installed on your client or computer. Note: In the Router mode, if you want to manually assign an IP address to your client, we recommend that you use the following settings: •...

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    Windows 9x/ME ® 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network to display the Network setup window. . Select TCP/IP then click Properties. . If you want your computer to automatically obtain an IP address, click Obtain an IP address automatically then click OK.

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    4. Select the Gateway tab, and key in New gateway then click Add. 5. Select the DNS configuration tab and click Enable DNS. Key in Host, Domain, and DNS Server Search Order, then click Add. 6. Click OK. Chapter 3: Configuring the clients...

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    Windows NT4.0 ® 1. Go to Control Panel > Network to display the Network setup window then select the Protocols tab. . Select TCP/IP Protocol from the Network Protocols list then click Properties. . From the IP Address tab of the...

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    4. Select the DNS tab then click Add under the DNS Service Search Order and key in DNS. Windows 2000 ® 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Dial-up Connection. Right-click Local Area Connection then click Properties. Chapter 3: Configuring the clients...

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    IP address, Subnet mask, and Default gateway. 4. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically if you want the DNS server settings to be assigned automatically. Otherwise, select Use the following DNS server addresses: and key in the Preferred and Alternate DNS server.

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    Windows ® 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network Connection. Right-click Local Area Connection then select Properties. . Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), then click Properties. . Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically.

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    Windows Vista ® 1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center. Click View status > Properties > Continue. . Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), then click Properties. . Select Obtain an IP address...

  • Page 25: Configuring Via The Web Gui

    Note: • In the Router mode, the router’s IP address is 192.168.1.1. • In the AP mode, use Device Discovery included in the support CD to find the router’s IP address. . On the login page, key in the default user name (admin) and password (admin).

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    3. From the main page, click the navigation menu or links to configure the various features of the ASUS Wireless Router. RT-N10 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI...

  • Page 27: Using The Network Map

    Wide Area Network (WAN) using the Quick Internet Setup (QIS) feature, or to quickly set up your Local Area Network (LAN) using the WPS Wizard. Note: For more details on the WPS Wizard, refer to the section WPS Wizard in Chapter 5 of this user manual.

  • Page 28: Creating Multiple Ssid Profiles

    Creating multiple SSID profiles The wireless router allows you to create multiple SSID profiles that meet various working scenarios. To create an SSID profile: 1. Under System status, click Add. 2. Configure the profile settings, then click Add. RT-N10 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI...

  • Page 29: Managing Bandwidth With Ezqos

    EzQoS Bandwidth Management enables you to set the bandwidth priority and manage the network traffic. To set up the bandwidth priority: 1. Click EzQoS Bandwidth Management from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. . Click each of these four applications to set the bandwidth priority:...

  • Page 30: Upgrading The Firmware

    4. Click Upload. The uploading process takes about three minutes. Note: If the upgrade process fails, use the Firmware Restoration utility to restore the system. For details on this utility, refer to the section Firmware Restoration in Chapter 5 of this user manual. RT-N10...

  • Page 31: Restoring/saving/uploading Settings

    Restoring/Saving/Uploading settings To restore/save/upload the settings: 1. Click Advanced Setting from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. . Under the Administration menu, click Restore/Save/Upload Setting. . Select the tasks that you want to do: • To restore to the default factory settings, click Restore, and click OK in the confirmation message.

  • Page 32: Installing The Utilities

    The support CD contains the utilities for configuring the ASUS Wireless Router. To install the ASUS WLAN Utilities in Microsoft Windows, insert the support CD ® in the CD drive. If Autorun is disabled, run setup.exe from the root directory of the support CD. To install the utilities: 1. Click Install...Utilities.

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    . Click Next to accept the default destination folder or click Browse to specify another path. 4. Click Next to accept the default program folder or enter another name. 5. Click Finish when setup is completed. Chapter 5: Installing the utilities...

  • Page 34: Device Discovery

    Device Discovery Device Discovery is an ASUS WLAN utility that detects an ASUS wireless router and enables you to configure the device. To launch the Device Discovery utility: From your computer’s desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility >...

  • Page 35: Firmware Restoration

    RT-N10 Wireless Router > Firmware Restoration. 4. Specify a firmware file, then click Upload. Note: This is not a firmware upgrade utility and cannot be used on a working ASUS Wireless Router. Normal firmware upgrades must be done through the web interface. Refer to Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI for more details.

  • Page 36: Wps Wizard, Using Wps Wizard

    1. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your hardware. When done, click Next. Note: Use the WPS Wizard with one wireless client at a time. If the wireless client cannot discover the wireless router, shorten the distance between the client and the router.

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    2. Push the WPS button at the rear panel of the wireless router for more than five seconds. WPS button 3. On the WPS Wizard, click Next to continue. Notes: • When running WPS, the Internet connection pauses briefly then reestablishes the connection.

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    4. Assign a name to your network, then click Next. 5. Use the auto-generated passphrase as your network’s security key or manually assign a passphrase containing between 8 and 6 characters. Click Next. RT-N10 Chapter 5: Installing the utilities...

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    Save settings to a USB flash drive to add other devices to the network. Click Next to connect to the Internet. Note: For more details on adding devices to the network using a USB flash drive, refer to the section Adding network devices using a USB flash drive on the next page.

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    1. In the WPS Wizard, click Save settings to a USB flash drive. 2. Plug a USB flash drive into the USB port on your computer, and then select the drive from the dropdown list. When done, click Next to continue.

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    3. Remove the USB flash drive from this computer, and then plug it to the computer that you want to add to the wireless network. 4. Locate the SetupWireless.exe from the USB drive, and double-click to run it. Click Yes to add the computer to the wireless network.

  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This troubleshooting guide provides solutions to some common problems that you may encounter while installing or using the ASUS Wireless Router. These problems require simple troubleshooting that you can perform by yourself. Contact the ASUS Technical Support if you encounter problems not mentioned in this chapter.

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    Check the status indicators on the ADSL modem and the wireless router. • Check if the WAN LED on the wireless router is ON. If the LED is not ON, change the cable and try again. When ADSL Modem “Link” •...

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    Uploading settings in Chapter 4 of this user manual. The following are the factory default settings: User Name: admin Password: admin Enable DHCP: Yes (if WAN cable is plugged in) IP address: 19.168.1.1 Domain Name: (Blank) Subnet Mask: 55.55.55.0 DNS Server 1: 19.168.1.1...

  • Page 45: Asus Ddns Service, Frequently Asked Questions (faqs)

    Visit your local service center for more information. Notes: • If there is no activity in the domain - such as reconfiguring the router or accessing the registered domain name - within 90 days, the system automatically deletes the registered information.

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    5. After restarting the router, why is it that I see different WAN IPs in MS DOS and in the router configuration page? This is normal. The interval time between the ISP DNS server and ASUS DDNS results in different WAN IPs in MS DOS and in the router configuration page.

  • Page 47: Notices

    If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: •...

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    GNU General Public License. Please see The GNU General Public License for the exact terms and conditions of this license. We include a copy of the GPL with every CD shipped with our product. All future firmware updates will also be accompanied with their respective source code.

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    (and charge for this service if you wish), that you receive source code or can get it if you want it, that you can change the software or use pieces of it in new free programs; and that you know you can do these things.

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    Program a copy of this License along with the Program. You may charge a fee for the physical act of transferring a copy, and you may at your option offer warranty protection in exchange for a fee.

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    Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest your rights to work written entirely by you; rather, the intent is to exercise the right to control the distribution of derivative or collective works based on the Program.

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    It is not the purpose of this section to induce you to infringe any patents or other property right claims or to contest validity of any such claims; this section has the sole purpose of protecting the integrity of the free software distribution system, which is implemented by public license practices.

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    9. The Free Software Foundation may publish revised and/or new versions of the General Public License from time to time. Such new versions will be similar in spirit to the present version, but may differ in detail to address new problems or concerns.

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    Safety Warning SAFE TEMP: This wireless router should be only used in environments with ambient temperatures between 5ºC(41ºF) and 40ºC(104ºF). DO NOT expose to or use near liquids, rain, or moisture. DO NOT use the modem during electrical storms. RT-N10...

  • Page 55: Asus Contact Information

    +4910959911 Website www.asus.de Online contact www.asus.de/sales* Technical Support Telephone (Component) +4918050109 Telephone (System/Notebook/Eee/LCD) +49180501090 +4910959911 Online support support.asus.com * Available on this site is an online Technical Inquiry Form that you can fill out to contact technical support. Appendices RT-N10...

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    ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Manufacturer: Tel: +886--894-447 Address: No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 11, TAIWAN ASUS Computer GmbH Authorised representative Address: HARKORT STR. 1-, 40880 in Europe: RATINGEN, GERMANY BOGAZICI BIL GISAYAR SAN. VE TIC. A.S. Authorised distributors Tel: +90 1 11000 in Turkey: Address: AYAZAGA MAH.

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