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D-Link AirPremier
TM
DWL-2700AP
Outdoor 802.11g
Manual
This product should be installed ONLY by
experienced, professional installers who are
familiar with local building and safety codes,
and wherever applicable, are licensed by the
appropriate authorities. Failure to do so may
void the warranty and may expose the user or the
service provider to legal and financial liabilities.
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  • Page 1: Wireless Access Point

    D-Link AirPremier DWL-2700AP Outdoor 802.11g Wireless Access Point Manual This product should be installed ONLY by experienced, professional installers who are familiar with local building and safety codes, and wherever applicable, are licensed by the appropriate authorities. Failure to do so may void the warranty and may expose the user or the service provider to legal and financial liabilities.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Package Contents ................3 Introduction ................... 4 Features ....................5 Five Operational Modes ............... 6 Using the Configuration Utility .............. 7 Technical Specifications ..............27 Contacting Technical Support ............. 30 Warranty .................... 31 Registration ..................34...

  • Page 3: Package Contents

    Package Contents D-Link AirPremier DWL-2700AP Outdoor 802.11g Wireless Access Point Eight screws & one rubber ring Two rubber dipole antennas Manual on CD Quick Install Guide Pole-Mounting Kit Wall-Mounting Kit PoE base unit Power adapter Power cord RF jumper cable...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    The DWL-2700AP is easy to manage with its Web-based user interface and Telnet configuration. For Enterprise networks, the DWL-2700AP supports SNMP v.3 network administration and real-time network traffic monitoring via D-Link’s D-View Network Management software. System Requirements for Configuration: Computers with Windows, Macintosh, or Linux-based ...

  • Page 5: Features

    SNMP v.3   D-Link’s D-View Network Management software *Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead actual data throughput rate.

  • Page 6: Five Operational Modes

    Five Operational Modes AP Mode Bridge Mode...

  • Page 7: Using The Configuration Utility

    Using the Configuration Utility To configure the DWL-2700AP, use a computer which is connected to the DWL-2700AP with an Ethernet cable (see the Network Layout diagram). First, disable the Access the Internet using a proxy server function. To disable  this function, go to Control Panel >...

  • Page 8

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) After the connection is established, you will see the user identification window as shown. Note: If you have changed the default IP address assigned to the DWL-2700AP, make sure to enter the correct IP address. Type admin in the User Name field ...

  • Page 9

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Home > Wireless Wireless Band- 802.11g SSID- Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name designated for a specific wireless local area network (WLAN). The SSID’s factory default setting is default. The SSID can be easily changed to connect to an existing wireless network or to establish a new wireless network.

  • Page 10

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Home > LAN LAN is short for Local Area Network. This is considered your internal network. These are the IP settings of the LAN interface for the DWL-2700AP. These settings may be referred to as private settings. You may change the LAN IP address if needed. The LAN IP address is private to your internal network and cannot be seen on the Internet.

  • Page 11

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Mode The DWL-2700AP can be configured to perform in any of five modes: wireless ac- cess point, wireless client, wireless bridge, multi-point bridge, repeater. Access Point is the default setting. This mode is used to create a wireless LAN.

  • Page 12

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Performance Wireless Band- 802.11g Turbo Setting- This function is set to Disabled. It cannot be Enabled. Frequency- The frequency remains at 2.437 GHz. Select from channels 1-11. Channel- (FCC 1-11; ETSI 1-13). Data Rate- The Data Rates are Auto, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 6Mbps, 9Mbps, 11Mbps, 12Mbps, 18Mbps, 24Mbps, 36Mbps, 48Mbps, 54Mbps.

  • Page 13

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Filters > Wireless Access Settings Wireless Band- 802.11g Access Control- Select Disabled to disable the filters function. Select Accept to accept only those devices with MAC addresses in the Access Control List. Select Reject to reject the devices with MAC addresses in the Access Control List.

  • Page 14

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Filters > WLAN Partition Wireless Band- 802.11g Inter-Wireless Client Connection- Enabling this feature allows wireless clients to communicate with each other. If this is disabled, wireless stations of the selected band are not allowed to exchange data through the Access Point.

  • Page 15

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Encryption WPA & 802.1x - represent the first line of defense against net- work intrusion. In the authen- tication process the RADIUS server verifies the identity of the client attempting to con- nect to the network. Unfamiliar clients will be denied access.

  • Page 16

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Grouping Select Enabled or Disabled. Load Balance- When you Enable Load Balance you allow several DWL-2700APs to balance wireless network traffic and wireless clients among the DWL-2700APs in the network. Assign each access point a different non-overlapping channel (e.g., 1, 6, 11).

  • Page 17

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > DHCP Server > Dynamic Pool Settings DHCP Server Control- Enable or Disable the DHCP function here. Dynamic Pool Settings- IP Assigned From- Enter the starting IP address in the range. The Range of Pool (1-256)- Enter the number ( q u a n t i t y ) o f I P...

  • Page 18

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > DHCP Server > Static Pool Settings DHCP Server Control- Enable or Disable the DHCP function here. Static Pool Settings- Assigned IP- Enter the static IP address of the device here. Assigned MAC Address- Enter the MAC address of the device here.

  • Page 19

    Using the Configuration Menu (continued) Advanced > DHCP Server > Current IP Mapping List This screen displays information about the current DHCP dynamic and static IP address pools. This information is available when you enable the DHCP function of the DWL-2700AP and assign dynamic and static IP address pools.

  • Page 20

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > Admin User Name- Enter a user name; admin is the default setting. Old Password- To change your password, enter your old password here New Password- Enter your new password here. Confirm New Password- Enter your new password again.

  • Page 21

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > System Restart- Apply settings and Restart. Restore- Restore to factory default settings.

  • Page 22

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > Firmware Update File- After you have downloaded the most recent version of the firmware from www.support. dlink.com you can browse your hard drive to locate the downloaded file. Click OK to update the firmware.

  • Page 23

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > Cfg File Update File- Browse for the configuration settings that you have saved to your hard drive. Click OK when you made your selection. Load Settings to the Local Hard Drive- Click OK to load the selected settings.

  • Page 24

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Status > Device Info This window displays the settings of the DWL- 2700AP, as well as the Firmware version and the MAC address. Status > Stats This window displays the statistics of the wireless local area network.

  • Page 25

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Note: The following two screens contain information about the device that is communicating with the DWL-2700AP. This information is available only when the DWL-2700AP is in point-to-point, client or repeater mode. Status > Indication Temperature Indication- Indicates the current temperature.

  • Page 26

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Help At this window you can access the help screens for the topics listed.

  • Page 27: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Standards • IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.11g • IEEE 802.3 • IEEE 802.3u • IEEE 802.3x Device Management • Web-Based – Internet Explorer v6 or later; Netscape Navigator v6 or later; or other Java-enabled browsers. • Telnet • AP Manager •...

  • Page 28

    Technical Specifications (continued) Receiver Sensitivity Wireless Operating Range For 802.11b: 802.11g (Full Power with 5dBi gain diversity dipole • 1Mbps: -92dBm antenna) • 2Mbps: -89dBm Indoor: • 5.5Mbps: -88dBm • 98ft (30m) @ 54Mbps • 11Mbps: -83dBm • 112ft (34m) @ 48Mbps For 802.11g: •...

  • Page 29

    Technical Specifications (continued) LEDs • Power • 10/100M • RSSI level • 802.11b/g Operating Voltage • 48VDC +/- 10% for PoE Current Consumption • Max.7W without PoE (without heater) • Max.8.5W with PoE (without heater) • Max.27W without PoE (with heater) •...

  • Page 30: Technical Support

    Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product. U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link technical support through our web site, or by phone.

  • Page 31: Warranty

    Warranty Period from the date of original retail purchase. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.

  • Page 32

    D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common carrier selected by D-Link, with shipping charges prepaid.

  • Page 33

    Trademarks: D-Link is a registered trademark of D-Link Systems, Inc. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective manufacturers or owners.

  • Page 34: Registration

    Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. 05/31/05...

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