Checking the SSID and Network Key
When manually setting up a wireless connection, you need to specify the SSID and network key of your wireless router.
The SSID and network key may be indicated on these networking devices. Check your devices and write down the
necessary information before setting up the connection. For more information, see the instruction manuals for your
networking devices or contact your manufacturer.
Wireless Security Protocols
Checking the SSID and Network Key from a Computer
The SSID or the network key may have been changed. If you do not know the SSID or the network key, you can check
them by using the "Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant." Download the "Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant"
from the Canon website (http://www.canon.com/), and start it up from a computer connected to a wireless LAN.
If no access point is displayed on the screen after startup of the "Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant,"
check if the setup is completed both on the computer and the wireless LAN router.
Connecting to a Wireless LAN(P. 25)
Setting Up Connection by Selecting a Wireless Router(P. 31)
Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings(P. 33)
A name given for identifying a specific wireless LAN. Some other terms used for SSID include
"access point name" and "network name."
A keyword or password used for encrypting data or authenticating a network. Some other
terms used for network key include "encryption key," "WEP key," "WPA/WPA2 passphrase,"
and "preshared key (PSK)."
When manually setting up a wireless connection by specifying detailed settings, you need to
specify security settings. Check the following information:
Security types (WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK)
Authentication method (Open System/Shared Key)
Encryption method (TKIP/AES-CCMP)