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CGNM-2250
D3 WiFi Gateway
User's Guide
Version 1.0 - 2014

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  • Page 1 CGNM-2250 D3 WiFi Gateway User’s Guide Version 1.0 - 2014...
  • Page 2: About This User's Guide

    About This User’s Guide Intended Audience This manual is intended for people who want to configure the CGNM-2250’s features via its Graphical User Interface (GUI). How to Use this User’s Guide This manual contains information on each the CGNM-2250’s GUI screens, and describes how to use its various features.
  • Page 3: Document Conventions

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Online Help: each screen in the CGNM-2250’s Graphical User Interface (GUI) contains a Help button. Click this button to see additional information about configuring the screen. Document Conventions This User’s Guide uses various typographic conventions and styles to indicate content type: Bulleted paragraphs are used to list items, and to indicate options.
  • Page 4: Table 1: Default Credentials

    Customer Support For technical assistance or other customer support issues, please consult your Hitron representative. Default Login Details The CGNM-2250’s default IP address and login credentials are as follows. For more information, see Login into the CGNM-2250 on page 22.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    1.4.1 Manual IP Address Setup ............21 1.5 Login into the CGNM-2250 ............... 22 1.6 GUI Overview ..................23 1.7 Factory Default Resetting the CGNM-2250 ........24 Setup Wizard ................26 2.1 Setup Wizard Overview ..............26 2.2 The Setup Wizard Screen ..............26 2.3 The Welcome Screen ................
  • Page 6 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide 3.1.2 IP Addresses and Subnets ............33 3.1.2.1 IP Address Format ............33 3.1.2.2 IP Address Assignment ............ 33 3.1.2.3 Subnets ................34 3.1.3 DHCP ..................35 3.1.4 DHCP Lease ................36 3.1.5 MAC Addresses ................ 36 3.1.6 Routing Mode ................
  • Page 7 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide 4.7 The DNS Screen ................69 Wireless ..................71 5.1 Wireless Overview ................71 5.1.1 Wireless Networking Basics ............. 71 5.1.2 Architecture ................71 5.1.3 Wireless Standards ..............72 5.1.4 Service Sets and SSIDs ............72 5.1.5 Wireless Security ..............
  • Page 8 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide 7.3 The Service Filter Screen ..............99 7.3.1 Adding or Editing a Service Filter Rule ........101 7.3.2 Adding or Editing a Trust PC List ..........103 7.4 The Device Filter Screen ..............104 7.4.1 Adding or Editing a Managed Device ........106 7.5 The Keyword Filter Screen ..............
  • Page 9: List Of Figures

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide List of Figures Figure 1: Application Overview ................13 Figure 2: Hardware Connections ................15 Figure 3: Power Adaptor ..................17 Figure 4: LEDs ....................18 Figure 5: Login ....................23 Figure 6: GUI Overview ..................24 Figure 7: The Setup Wizard Screen ..............27 Figure 8: The Quick Wizard: Welcome Screen ...........28...
  • Page 10 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 33: The Wireless: Access Control Add/Edit Screen .........86 Figure 34: The Admin: Management Screen ............88 Figure 35: The Admin: Remote Management Screen ........90 Figure 36: The Admin: Diagnostics Screen ............91 Figure 37: The Admin: Backup Screen ...............92 Figure 38: The Admin: USB Storage Screen ............93...
  • Page 11: List Of Tables

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide List of Tables Table 1: Default Credentials ................4 Table 2: Hardware Connections ................16 Table 3: LEDs ....................18 Table 4: GUI Overview ..................24 Table 5: The Setup Wizard Screen ..............27 Table 6: The Setup Wizard: Setting Password Screen ........28 Table 7: The Setup Wizard: Wireless Settings Screen ........30...
  • Page 12 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 33: The Admin: USB Storage Screen ............93 Table 34: The Admin: Device Reset Screen ............94 Table 35: The Security: Firewall Screen ............98 Table 36: The Security: Service Filter Screen ...........99 Table 37: The Security: Service Filter Add/Edit Screen ........101 Table 38: The Security: Service Filter Add/Edit Trust Manage Device Screen 103 Table 39: The Security: Device Filter Screen ..........105...
  • Page 13: Introduction

    This chapter introduces the CGNM-2250 and its GUI (Graphical User Interface). CGNM-2250 Overview Your CGNM-2250 is a NAT-capable cable modem and wireless access point that allows you to connect your computers, wireless devices, and other network devices to one another, and to the Internet via the cable connection.
  • Page 14: Key Features

    MAC filtering, port forwarding and port triggering, De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) Settings backup and restore Secure configuration interface, accessible by Web browser Hardware Connections This section describes the CGNM-2250’s physical ports and buttons. Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright...
  • Page 15: Figure 2: Hardware Connections

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 2: Hardware Connections Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2014 Hitron Technologies INTRODUCTION...
  • Page 16: Table 2: Hardware Connections

    The CGNM-2250 provides two USB 2.0 host ports on the rear, allowing you to plug in USB flash disks for mounting and sharing through the LAN interfaces via the Samba protocol (network neighborhood).
  • Page 17: Leds

    POWER Use this to connect to the 12v/2A power adapter that came with your CGNM-2250.  NEVER use another power adapter with your CGNM-2250. Doing so could harm your CGNM- 2250. Figure 3: Power Adaptor LEDs This section describes the CGNM-2250’s LEDs (lights).
  • Page 18: Table 3: Leds

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 4: LEDs Table 3: LEDs STATUS DESCRIPTION POWER The CGNM-2250 is not receiving power. The CGNM-2250 is receiving power. Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2014 Hitron Technologies INTRODUCTION...
  • Page 19 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 3: LEDs Green, blinking The CGNM-2250 is searching for a downstream frequency on the CABLE connection. Green, steady The CGNM-2250 has successfully located and locked onto a downstream frequency on the CABLE connection. Blue, blinking The CGNM-2250 is ranging on the downstream frequency.
  • Page 20 Green, blinking A USB device is connected to one of the USB ports, and is transmitting or receiving data. When you turn on the CGNM-2250, the LEDs light up in the following order: POWER STATUS The LAN LED lights up as soon as there is activity on the LAN ports, the WIRELESS LEDs light up once the wireless network is ready, and the USB LED lights up once a connected device on either USB port is detected.
  • Page 21: Ip Address Setup

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide IP Address Setup Before you log into the CGNM-2250’s GUI, your computer’s IP address must be in the same subnet as the CGNM-2250. This allows your computer to communicate with the CGNM-2250. NOTE: IP Addresses and Subnets on page for background information.
  • Page 22: Login Into The Cgnm-2250

    192.168.0.254 (default). In the Subnet mask field, enter 255.255.255.0 (default). NOTE: If your CGNM-2250 is not using the default IP address, enter an IP address and subnet mask that places your computer in the same subnet as the CGNM-2250. Click OK. The Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) window closes. In the Local Area Connection Properties window, click OK.
  • Page 23: Gui Overview

    You can login into the CGNM-2250’s GUI via the wireless interface. However, it is strongly recommended that you configure the CGNM-2250 via a wired connection on the LAN. Open a browser window. Enter the CGNM-2250’s IP address (default 192.168.0.1) in the URL bar. The Login screen displays. Figure 5: Login Enter the Username and Password.
  • Page 24: Factory Default Resetting The Cgnm-2250

    Factory Default Resetting the CGNM-2250 When you reset the CGNM-2250 to its factory defaults, all user-configured settings are lost, and the CGNM-2250 is returned to its initial configuration state. There are two ways to reset the CGNM-2250: Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 25 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Press the RESET button on the CGNM-2250, and hold it in for 5 seconds or longer. Click Admin > Device Reset. In the screen that displays, click the Factory Reset button. After the operation, the CGNM-2250 turns off and on again, using its factory default settings.
  • Page 26: Setup Wizard

    The Summary Screen on page Setup Wizard Overview Your CGNM-2250 possess a setup wizard that allows you to rapidly configure its most important settings, including password and wireless settings. The Setup Wizard Screen This section describes the CGNM-2250’s Setup Wizard Screen.
  • Page 27: The Welcome Screen

    The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 5: The Setup Wizard Screen Quick Wizard Click to customize the CGNM-2250’s password and common Wi-Fi settings. Manage LAN Click to manage the CGNM-2250’s firewall settings. See LAN Setup Screen on page 56.
  • Page 28: The Setting Password Screen

    Use this screen to customize the CGNM-2250’s password settings. Click Next in the Quick Wizard: Welcome Screen. The following screen displays. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you change the CGNM-2250’s password from its factory default. Figure 9: The Quick Wizard: Setting Password Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen.
  • Page 29: The Wireless Settings Screen

    Click this to return to the previous screen. Next Click this to continue to the next screen. The Wireless Settings Screen Use this screen to configure the CGNM-2250’s wireless settings. Click Next in the Quick Wizard: Setting Password screen. The following screen displays. Figure 10: The Quick Wizard: Wireless Settings Screen Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 30: The Summary Screen

    Click this to return to the previous screen. Next Click this to continue to the next screen. The Summary Screen Use this screen to view the CGNM-2250’s settings. Click Next in the Quick Wizard: Wireless Settings screen. The following screen displays. Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 31: Figure 11: The Setup Wizard: Summary Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 11: The Setup Wizard: Summary Screen If you are happy with the settings, click Finish. The following confirmation message displays. Figure 12: The Setup Wizard: Summary Screen NOTE: If you changed the Primary SSID Name or Wireless Secure Key, make sure you keep a note of the new details.
  • Page 32: Status

    The Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) is a telecommunications standard that defines the provision of data services) Internet access) over a traditional cable TV (CATV) network. Your CGNM-2250 supports DOCSIS version 3.0. Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 33: Ip Addresses And Subnets

    In the case of the CGNM-2250: The public network (Wide Area Network or WAN) is the link between the cable connector and your Internet Service Provider. Your CGNM-2250’s IP address on this network is assigned by your service provider. Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 34: Subnets

    Local Area Network (LAN) and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), if enabled. You are free to assign IP addresses to computers on the LAN and WLAN manually, or to allow the CGNM-2250 to assign them automatically via DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol). IANA has reserved the following...
  • Page 35: Dhcp

    By default, the CGNM-2250 is a DHCP client on the WAN (the CATV connection). It broadcasts an IP address over the cable network, and receives one from the service provider. By default, the CGNM-2250 is a DHCP server on the LAN; it provides IP addresses to computers on the LAN which request them.
  • Page 36: Dhcp Lease

    (or other device). For example, if a single computer has an Ethernet card (to connect to your CGNM-2250 via one of the LAN ports) and also has a wireless card (to connect to your CGNM-2250 over the wireless interface) the MAC addresses of the two cards will be different.
  • Page 37: Routing Mode

    3.1.6 Routing Mode When your CGNM-2250 is in routing mode, it acts as a gateway for computers on the LAN to access the Internet. The service provider assigns an IP address to the CGNM-2250 on the WAN, and all traffic for LAN computers is sent to that IP address.
  • Page 38: Modulation

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The data traffic band is separate from the TV band, and each data channel is separate from other data channels. 3.1.10 Modulation Transmissions over the cable network are based on a strong, high frequency periodic waveform known as the “carrier wave.” This carrier wave is so called because it “carries”...
  • Page 39: The Overview Screen

    SCDMA allows multiple users to share the same frequency channel by assigning a unique orthogonal code to each user. The Overview Screen Use this screen to see general information about your CGNM-2250’s hardware, its software, and its connection to the Internet. NOTE: Most of the information that displays in this screen is for troubleshooting purposes only.
  • Page 40: Figure 13: The Status: Overview Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 13: The Status: Overview Screen Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2014 Hitron Technologies STATUS...
  • Page 41 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2014 Hitron Technologies STATUS...
  • Page 42: Table 11: The Status: Overview Screen

    WAN Up Time This displays the time the WAN has been online. WAN IP This field displays the CGNM-2250’s IP address on the WAN (Wide Area Network) interface. WAN DNS This field displays the DNS server IP used by the WAN side.
  • Page 43 Allow All: ignore the Managed Devices list and let all devices connect to the CGNM-2250. Allow: permit only devices you added to the Managed Devices list to access the CGNM-2250 and the network. All other devices are denied access. Deny: permit all devices except those you added to the Managed Devices list to access the CGNM- 2250 and the network.
  • Page 44: The System Information Screen

    This displays whether or not the keyword filter rule is enabled to the trust device connected. The System Information Screen Use this screen to see general information about your CGNM-2250’s hardware, its software, and its connection to the Internet. NOTE: Most of the information that displays in this screen is for troubleshooting purposes only.
  • Page 45: Table 12: The Status: System Information Screen

    This displays a number that uniquely identifies the device. HFC MAC Address This displays the Media Access Control (MAC) address of the CGNM-2250’s RF module. This is the module that connects to the Internet through the Cable connection. System Time This displays the current date and time.
  • Page 46: The Docsis Provisioning Screen

    This screen displays the steps successfully taken to connect to the Internet over the Cable connection. Use this screen for troubleshooting purposes to ensure that the CGNM-2250 has successfully connected to the Internet; if an error has occurred you can identify the stage at which the failure occurred.
  • Page 47: The Docsis Wan Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Success displays when the CGNM-2250 has completed a connection step. The DOCSIS WAN Screen Use this screen to discover information about: The nature of the upstream and downstream connection between the CGNM- 2250 and the device to which it is connected through the CABLE interface.
  • Page 48: Table 13: The Status: Docsis Wan Screen

    IP address lease expires, and a new IP address is assigned to it by the DHCP server. Downstream Overview NOTE: The downstream signal is the signal transmitted to the CGNM-2250. Port ID This displays the ID number of the downstream connection’s port.
  • Page 49: The Docsis Event Screen

    Signal Strength This displays the power of the signal of each upstream (dBmV) data channel to which the CGNM-2250 is connected, in dBmV (decibels above/below 1 millivolt). Channel ID This displays the ID number of each channel on which the upstream signal is transmitted.
  • Page 50: Table 14: The Status: Docsis Event Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 17: The Status: DOCSIS Event Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 14: The Status: DOCSIS Event Screen This displays the arbitrary, incremental index number assigned to the DOCSIS event. Time This displays the time and date of the DOCSIS event.
  • Page 51: The Wireless Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The Wireless Screen Use this screen to view general information about the CGNM-2250’s WiFi-related settings. You can modify many of the fields in this screen using the Wireless > Basic Setting screen; see The Basic Settings Screen on page Click Status >...
  • Page 52: Table 15: The Status: Wireless Status Screen

    Table 15: The Status: Wireless Status Screen 2.4GHz Wireless Status Wireless Status This field displays ON when the CGNM-2250’s 2.4 GHz wireless network is active, and displays OFF when it is inactive. Wireless Mode This displays the type of 2.4 GHz wireless network that the CGNM-2250 is using.
  • Page 53: Figure 19: Wireless Client List

    This field displays Enabled when the 5 GHz wireless network, and displays Disabled when it is not. Security Mode This displays the type of security the CGNM-2250’s 5 GHz wireless network is currently using. Security Key This displays the password for the CGNM-2250’s 5 GHz wireless network.
  • Page 54: Basic

    A Local Area Network (LAN) is a network of computers and other devices that usually occupies a small physical area (a single building, for example). Your CGNM-2250’s LAN consists of all the computers and other networking devices connected to the LAN 1~4 ports.
  • Page 55: Lan Ip Addresses And Subnets

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The LAN is a separate network from the Wide Area Network (WAN). In the case of the CGNM-2250, the WAN refers to all computers and other devices available on the cable connection. By default, computers on the WAN cannot identify individual computers on the LAN;...
  • Page 56: Port Forwarding

    Traceroute: this tool allows you to see the route taken by data packets to get from the CGNM-2250 to the destination you specify. You can use this tool to solve routing problems, or identify firewalls that may be blocking your access to a computer or service.
  • Page 57: Table 16: The Basic: Lan Setup Screen

    Configure the CGNM-2250’s LAN IP address, subnet mask and domain suffix Configure the CGNM-2250’s internal DHCP server Define how the CGNM-2250 assigns IP addresses on the LAN See information about the network devices connected to the CGNM-2250 on the LAN. Click Basic > LAN Setup. The following screen displays.
  • Page 58 DHCP server. DHCP Start IP Use this field to specify the IP address at which the CGNM-2250 begins assigning IP addresses to devices on the LAN (when DHCP is enabled). DHCP End IP Use this field to specify the IP address at which the CGNM-2250 stops assigning IP addresses to devices on the LAN (when DHCP is enabled).
  • Page 59: The Gateway Function Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 16: The Basic: LAN Setup Screen (continued) Status This displays Active when a device is connected. Renew Click this to obtain the connected device’s information again. The Gateway Function Screen Use this screen to configure gateway function. You can turn port triggering on or off and configure new and existing port triggering rules.
  • Page 60: The Port Forwarding Screen

    This displays the name you assigned to the rule when you created it. Public This field displays the incoming port range. These are the ports on which the CGNM-2250 received traffic from the originating host on the WAN. Private This field displays the port range to which the CGNM- 2250 forwards traffic to the device on the LAN.
  • Page 61: Adding Or Editing A Port Forwarding Rule

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 18: The Basic: Port Forwarding Screen (continued) Protocol This field displays the protocol or protocols to which this rule applies: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)  User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Transmission Control Protocol and User Datagram Protocol (TCP/UDP) Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
  • Page 62: Table 19: The Basic: Port Forwarding Add/Edit Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide NOTE: Ensure that Enabled is selected in the Basic > Port Forwarding screen in order to add or edit port forwarding rules. The following screen displays. Figure 23: The Basic: Port Forwarding Add/Edit Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen.
  • Page 63 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 19: The Basic: Port Forwarding Add/Edit Screen Protocol Use this field to specify whether the CGNM-2250 should forward traffic via: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Transmission Control Protocol and User Datagram Protocol (TCP/UDP) Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
  • Page 64: The Port Triggering Screen

    This displays the arbitrary name you assigned to the rule when you created it. Trigger This displays the range of outgoing ports. When the CGNM-2250 detects activity (outgoing traffic) on these ports from computers on the LAN, it automatically opens the Target ports. Target This displays the range of triggered ports.
  • Page 65: Adding Or Editing A Port Triggering Rule

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 20: The Basic: Port Triggering Screen (continued) Twoway Status Usually a port triggering rule works for two IP addresses; when a rule is enabled, other IPs will also be allowed to use the rule as a trigger.
  • Page 66: Table 21: The Basic: Port Triggering Add/Edit Screen

    Trigger Port Range Use these fields to specify the trigger ports. When the CGNM-2250 detects activity on any of these ports originating from a computer on the LAN, it automatically opens the Target ports in expectation of incoming traffic.
  • Page 67: The Dmz Screen

    To specify only a single port, enter its number in both fields. Protocol Use this field to specify whether the CGNM-2250 should activate this trigger when it detects activity via: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Transmission Control Protocol and User Datagram...
  • Page 68: Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies 2014 Hitron Technologies

    Enter the IP address of the computer that you want to add to the DMZ. Connected Devices Click this to see a list of the computers currently connected to the CGNM-2250 on the LAN. Figure 27: Connected Device Info Save Changes Click this to save your changes to the fields in this screen.
  • Page 69: The Dns Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The DNS Screen Use this screen to configure your LAN DNS settings. Click Basic > DNS. The following screen displays. Figure 28: The Basic: DNS Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 23:...
  • Page 70 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 23: The Basic: DNS Screen (continued) Proxy Hostname1 Enter the Hostname of the computer that you want to add to the DNS manually. Proxy Hostname2 Enter the Hostname of the computer that you want to add to the DNS manually.
  • Page 71: Wireless

    5.1.1 Wireless Networking Basics Your CGNM-2250’s wireless network is part of the Local Area Network (LAN), known as the Wireless LAN (WLAN). The WLAN is a network of radio links between the CGNM-2250 and the other computers and devices that connect to it.
  • Page 72: Wireless Standards

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The CGNM-2250 is the access point, and the computers you connect to the CGNM- 2250 are the wireless clients. 5.1.3 Wireless Standards The way in which wireless devices communicate with one another is standardized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The IEEE standards pertaining to wireless LANs are identified by their 802.11 designation.
  • Page 73: Wireless Security

    (signal scrambling so that only authenticated users can decode the transmitted data). The sophistication of each security method varies, as does its effectiveness. The CGNM-2250 supports the following wireless security protocols (in order of effectiveness): WEP (the Wired Equivalency Protocol): this protocol uses a series of “keys” or data strings to authenticate the wireless client with the AP, and to encrypt data sent over the wireless link.
  • Page 74: Wmm

    The Basic Settings Screen Use this screen to configure your CGNM-2250’s basic 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless settings. You can turn the wireless modules on or off, select the wireless mode and channel, and configure the wireless networks’...
  • Page 75: G Settings

    Basic Settings, then click the 2.4G tab. See 2.4G Settings on page information on the screen that displays. To configure the CGNM-2250’s 5GHz wireless network, click Wireless > Basic Settings, then click the 5G tab. See 5G Settings on page for information on the screen that displays.
  • Page 76: Table 24: The Wireless: Basic Settings Screen (2.4G)

    If in doubt, use 11B/G/N (default). Wireless Channel Select the 2.4GHz wireless channel that you want to use, or select Auto to have the CGNM-2250 select the optimum channel to use. NOTE: Use the Auto setting unless you have a specific reason to do otherwise.
  • Page 77 Anyone with a wireless device in the coverage area can discover the SSID, and attempt to connect to the network. Select OFF if you do not want the CGNM-2250 to broadcast the network name (SSID) to all wireless devices in the coverage area. Anyone who wants to connect to the network must know the SSID.
  • Page 78: Settings

    Click this to see information about the fields in this screen. 5.2.2 5G Settings Use this screen to configure the CGNM-2250’s 5GHz wireless network. Click Wireless > Basic Settings, then click the 5G tab. The following screen displays. Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 79: Table 25: The Wireless: Basic Settings Screen (5G)

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 30: The Wireless: Basic Settings Screen (5G) The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 25: The Wireless: Basic Settings Screen (5G) Basic Settings Wireless Enabled Use this field to turn the 5GHz wireless network on or off.
  • Page 80 Select the 5GHz wireless channel bandwidth that you want to use. Wireless Channel Select the 5GHz wireless channel that you want to use, or select Auto to have the CGNM-2250 select the optimum channel to use. NOTE: Use the Auto setting unless you have a specific reason to do otherwise.
  • Page 81 Anyone with a wireless device in the coverage area can discover the SSID, and attempt to connect to the network. Select OFF if you do not want the CGNM-2250 to broadcast the network name (SSID) to all wireless devices in the coverage area. Anyone who wants to connect to the network must know the SSID.
  • Page 82: Wps

    Select AES to use the Advanced Encryption Standard. Select TKIP/AES to allow clients using either encryption type to connect to the CGNM-2250. Pass Phrase Enter the security key or password that you want to use for your wireless network. You will need to enter this key into your wireless clients in order to allow them to connect to the network.
  • Page 83: Table 26: The Wireless: Basic Settings Screen (Wps)

    Click the PIN button to begin the PIN configuration process. In the screen that displays, enter the WPS PIN that you want to use for the CGNM-2250, or the WPS PIN of the client device you want to add to the network.
  • Page 84: The Access Control Screen

    The Device Filter Screen on page 100. You can set the CGNM-2250 to allow only certain devices to access the CGNM-2250 and the network wirelessly, or to deny certain devices access. Click Wireless > Access Control. The following screen displays.
  • Page 85 Select Allow All to ignore the Devices list and let all devices connect wirelessly to the CGNM-2250. Select Allow to permit only devices you added to the Devices list to access the CGNM-2250 and the network wirelessly. All other devices are denied access.
  • Page 86: Adding Or Editing A Managed Device

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide 5.3.1 Adding or Editing a Managed Device To add a new managed device, click Add Managed Device in the Wireless > Access Control screen. To edit an existing managed device, locate the device in the Wireless > Access Control screen and click its Manage button.
  • Page 87: Admin

    This section describes some of the concepts related to the Admin screens. 6.1.1 Debugging (Ping and Traceroute) The CGNM-2250 provides a couple of tools to allow you to perform network diagnostics on the LAN: Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 88: The Management Screen

    Traceroute: this tool allows you to see the route taken by data packets to get from the CGNM-2250 to the destination you specify. You can use this tool to solve routing problems, or identify firewalls that may be blocking your access to a computer or service.
  • Page 89: The Remote Management Screen

    The Remote Management Screen Use this screen to back up your CGNM-2250’s settings to your computer, to load settings from a backup you created earlier, to reboot your CGNM-2250, or to return it to its factory default settings. Click Admin > Remote Management. The following screen displays.
  • Page 90: Table 30: The Admin: Remote Management Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 35: The Admin: Remote Management Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 30: The Admin: Remote Management Screen Remote Management Protocol Use this field to enable/disable remote control protocols and ports on CGNM.
  • Page 91: The Diagnostics Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 30: The Admin: Remote Management Screen (continued) Cancel Click this to return the fields in this screen to their last- saved values without saving your changes. Help Click this to see information about the fields in this screen.
  • Page 92: The Backup Screen

    The Backup Screen Use this screen to back up your CGNM-2250’s settings to your computer, to load settings from a backup you created earlier, to reboot your CGNM-2250, or to return it to its factory default settings. Click Admin > Backup. The following screen displays.
  • Page 93: The Usb Storage Screen

    The Admin: Backup Screen (continued) Reboot Device Click Reboot to restart your CGNM-2250. Restore Factory Default Click Factory to return your CGNM-2250 to its factory Settings default settings. When you do this, all your user-configured settings are lost, and cannot be retrieved.
  • Page 94: The Device Reset Screen

    The Device Reset Screen Use this screen to back up your CGNM-2250’s settings to your computer, to load settings from a backup you created earlier, to reboot your CGNM-2250, or to return it to its factory default settings. Click Admin > Device Reset. The following screen displays.
  • Page 95: Security

    Firewall The term “firewall” comes from a construction technique designed to prevent the spread of fire from one room to another. Similarly, your CGNM-2250’s firewall prevents intrusion attempts and other undesirable activity originating from the WAN, keeping the computers on your LAN safe. You can also use filtering techniques to specify the computers and other devices you want to allow on the LAN, and prevent certain traffic from going from the LAN to the WAN.
  • Page 96: Device Filtering

    Every networking device has a unique Media Access Control (MAC) address that uniquely identifies it on the network. When you enable MAC address filtering on the CGNM-2250’s firewall, you can set up a list of devices, identified by their MAC addresses, and then specify whether you want to: Deny the devices on the list access to the CGNM-2250 and the network (in...
  • Page 97: Figure 40: The Security: Firewall Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 40: The Security: Firewall Screen Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2014 Hitron Technologies SECURITY...
  • Page 98: Table 35: The Security: Firewall Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 35: The Security: Firewall Screen Firewall Level Select the level of firewall protection that you want to apply to your LAN. Details about the protection level display beneath the buttons.
  • Page 99: The Service Filter Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The Service Filter Screen Use this screen to configure service filtering. You can turn service filtering on or off and configure new and existing service filtering rules. Click Security > Service Filter. The following screen displays.
  • Page 100 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 36: The Security: Service Filter Screen (continued) Port Range This displays the start and end port for which this filtering rule applies. Managed Weekdays This displays the days of the week on which this rule applies.
  • Page 101: Adding Or Editing A Service Filter Rule

    NOTE: This name is arbitrary, and does not affect functionality in any way. Protocol Use this field to specify whether the CGNM-2250 should filter via: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) User Datagram Protocol (UDP) NOTE: If in doubt, leave this field at its default (TCP).
  • Page 102: Figure 43: Additional Service Filtering Options

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 37: The Security: Service Filter Add/Edit Screen Port Range Use these fields to specify the start and end port for which this filtering rule applies. These are the ports to which traffic will be blocked.
  • Page 103: Adding Or Editing A Trust Pc List

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 37: The Security: Service Filter Add/Edit Screen Apply Click this to save your changes to the fields in this screen. Close Click this to return to the Service Filter screen without saving your changes to the rule.
  • Page 104: The Device Filter Screen

    Use this screen to configure Media Access Control (MAC) address filtering on the LAN, and to configure IP filtering. You can set the CGNM-2250 to allow only certain devices to access the CGNM-2250 and the network, or to deny certain devices access.
  • Page 105: Figure 45: The Security: Device Filter Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 45: The Security: Device Filter Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 39: The Security: Device Filter Screen Connected Devices Host Name This displays the name of each network device connected on the LAN.
  • Page 106: Adding Or Editing A Managed Device

    Use these buttons to control the action to be taken for the devices listed: Select Allow All to ignore the Managed Devices list and let all devices connect to the CGNM-2250. Select Allow to permit only devices you added to the Managed Devices list to access the CGNM- 2250 and the network.
  • Page 107: Figure 46: The Security: Device Filter Add/Edit Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 46: The Security: Device Filter Add/Edit Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 40: The Security: Device Filter Add/Edit Screen Host Name If you are managing a device that already connected via the LAN, this field displays the device’s name.
  • Page 108: The Keyword Filter Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 40: The Security: Device Filter Add/Edit Screen Manage All Day Use this field to specify whether the device should be managed on all days of the week, at all times, or whether the device should be managed only at certain times.
  • Page 109: Figure 48: The Security: Keyword Filter Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Figure 48: The Security: Keyword Filter Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 41: The Security: Keyword Filter Screen Managed Keywords List Use this field to turn keyword filtering on or off.
  • Page 110: Adding Or Editing A Trust Pc List

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Table 41: The Security: Keyword Filter Screen (continued) Action Click Add to create a new keyword blocking rule; a new row of fields display. Click Delete to remove a existing keyword blocking rule. Save Changes Click this to save your changes to the fields in this screen.
  • Page 111: Figure 49: Keyword Filter > Trust Pc List Add/Edit Screen

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide The following screen displays. Figure 49: Keyword Filter > Trust PC List Add/Edit Screen The following table describes the labels in this screen. Table 42: The Security: Keyword Filter Add/Edit Trust Manage Device Screen Host Name This displays the name of each network device connected.
  • Page 112: Advanced

    The DDNS Screen on page The Switch Setup Screen Use this screen to view the speed and duplex status of each of the CGNM-2250’s LAN ports, and enable or disable them. Click Advanced > Switch Setup. The following screen displays.
  • Page 113: The Ddns Screen

    Click this to discard your changes to the settings in this screen. The DDNS Screen Use this screen to configure the CGNM-2250’s Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS) settings. Click Advanced > DDNS. The following screen displays. Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014.
  • Page 114: Figure 51: The Advanced > Ddns Screen

    The Advanced > DDNS Screen Enable DDNS Use this to configure the CGNM-2250’s DDNS function. Click On to have the CGNM-2250 work as a DDNS client. The CGNM-2250 receives DDNS information from the Service Provider you specify. Click Off to have the CGNM-2250 not work as a DDNS client.
  • Page 115: Troubleshooting

    Problem: None of the LEDs Turn On The CGNM-2250 is not receiving power, or there is a fault with the device. Ensure that you are using the correct power adaptor.  Using a power adaptor other than the one that came with your CGNM- 2250 can damage the CGNM-2250.
  • Page 116 Factory Default Resetting the CGNM-2250 on page 24. All user-configured data is lost, and the CGNM-2250 is returned to its default settings. If you previously backed-up a more recent version your CGNM-2250’s settings, you can now upload them to the CGNM-2250; see The Backup Screen on page 92.
  • Page 117 Factory Default Resetting the CGNM-2250 on page 24. All user- configured data is lost, and the CGNM-2250 is returned to its default settings. If you previously backed-up a more recent version your CGNM-2250’s settings, you can now upload them to the CGNM-2250; see...
  • Page 118 Bear in mind that physical obstructions (walls, floors, trees, etc.) and electrical interference (other radio transmitters, microwave ovens, etc) reduce your CGNM-2250’s signal quality and coverage area. Ensure that the CGNM-2250 and the wireless client are set to use the same wireless mode and SSID (see The Basic Settings Screen...
  • Page 119: Index

    Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Index Numbers clients, wireless configuration file connection status, cable 802.11a/b/g/n/ac conventions, document customer support access access point debugging accounts, login default address, IP default IP address address, IP, local default username and password admin management defaults...
  • Page 120 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide factory defaults factory reset FDMA forwarding, port frequencies, cable LAN 1~4 LAN setup LEDs lights local IP address logging in graphical user interface login accounts login screen GUI overview MAC address MAC filtering hardware main window...
  • Page 121 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide rule, port forwarding overview, GUI SCDMA scheduled website blocking security, wireless password service filter password and username service set PBC configuration settings backup and restore PIN configuration SSID ping Status port forwarding status port triggering status, cable connection...
  • Page 122 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide WAN connection website blocking, scheduled WiFi MultiMedia WiFi Protected Setup window, main Windows XP wired security wireless access point wireless clients wireless connection wireless networking standards wireless security wireless security settings wireless settings wireless settings, basic...
  • Page 123 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2014 Hitron Technologies INDEX...
  • Page 124 Hitron CGNM-2250 User’s Guide Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2012 Hitron Technologies Version 1.0, 12/2014. Copyright 2014 Hitron Technologies INDEX...

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