Includes RSA BSAFE cryptographic or security protocol software from RSA Security. The information contained in this user guide was written for the Nokia D311 PC card. Nokia operates a policy of continuous development. Nokia reserves the right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.
For your safety For your safety Read these simple guidelines. Breaking the rules may be dangerous or illegal. Further detailed information is given in this manual. Do not use the PC card when wireless equipment use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
For your safety Network Services The PC card described in this guide is approved for use in GSM 850 and GSM 1900 networks. A number of features included in this guide are called Network Services. These are special services that you arrange through your wireless service provider. Before you can take advantage of any of these Network Services, you must subscribe to them through your wireless provider and obtain instructions for their use from your wireless provider.
The Nokia D311 PC card operates on the GSM 850 and 1900 networks and IEEE 802.11b-compliant WLANs. It plugs into compatible portable computers or other devices with a type II or III PC card slot. The Nokia D311 PC card is equipped with an integrated smart card reader, Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) keys, and personal network profiles that make moving between networks easy.
Introduction Data and fax communication The Nokia D311 PC card provides the functionality of a wireless modem. In order to connect to a remote computer, send and receive files, e-mail, and faxes, as well as access the Internet, please take the following into account: •...
Introduction Roaming – As the PC card user moves from one WLAN access point coverage area or GSM network cell to another, the signal strength may drop. As a consequence, the network may hand the user over to a coverage area and frequency where the signal is stronger.
See also “Create new profiles” on page 21 and “Data and fax communication” on page 4. Please refer to the Data Security document found on the Nokia D311 PC card CD- ROM for information on security issues. Pricing for GPRS and applications Confirm the cost of operating your PC card with your wireless provider.
Introduction The Nokia D311 PC card enables different types of communication in a WLAN. There are two operating modes to choose from: infrastructure and ad hoc. Infrastructure The infrastructure operating mode allows two kinds of communication: • Wireless stations communicate with each other through a WLAN access point.
Introduction Figure 2 - Ad hoc network See “Set up and join ad hoc networks” on page 17 for how to set up an ad hoc network. SIM services SIM services refers to a service which enables you to access the Internet via your wireless service provider’s own public network.
(VPN) clients over GPRS and WLAN. VPN is recommended for more secure network access. The Nokia D311 PC card is equipped with an integrated smart card reader. SIM cards and smart card readers provide a tool for managing secure user authentication in a WLAN.
If the installation differs from the steps described below, follow the instructions on the screen. Software for the Nokia D311 PC card requires 20 MB of free disk space. Install the software Note: Do not insert the PC card into your computer until the installation program instructs you to do so.
Installation for most users. When you have selected the desired type of installation, click Next. 10 Check the installation settings. To accept them, click Next. To change the settings, click Back, make the changes, and then click Next. The installation program starts copying the files.
98 SE and Me operating systems you must have the Microsoft Smart Card Base Components 1.0 or later installed. Modify the installation You can alter the installation of the Nokia D311 PC card by adding or removing components, for example. 1 Exit all Windows applications and insert the CD-ROM containing the installation software into the CD-ROM drive of your computer.
PC card and then remove it from the PC card slot of the computer. See “Remove the PC card” on page 18 for more information. Close all dialog boxes in the user interface before you uninstall the Nokia D311 PC card.
You need a SIM card to be able to establish a GSM or GPRS connection. To create a network connection: 1 Slide the SIM card into the smart card slot of the Nokia D311 PC card. Make sure that the metal contacts of the SIM card are facing down and that the bevelled corner is on the right.
Getting started 2 Insert the PC card firmly into the PC card slot of the computer. Note that there is a gap between the protruding extension box and the computer. Do not use excess force when inserting the card. 3 Switch on your computer. 4 If you are using a SIM card, enter the PIN code and click OK.
Tip: You can access the Select Connection dialog box also by right-clicking the Nokia D311 PC card icon on the taskbar, or by opening the Profiles page of the Manager window and clicking Select. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 28 for more information.
Getting started Connected to SIM services – You have established a connection to SIM services. To end the connection, click Disconnect. Before you can take advantage of the SIM services, you must subscribe to these services from your wireless provider and obtain instructions for use. Ad hoc network –...
You should always stop the PC card before removing it from the PC card slot of your computer. To stop the card, right-click the Nokia D311 PC card icon on the taskbar and select the option Stop card. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 28 for more information.
Nokia D311 PC card features The Manager and Monitor window The user interface of the Nokia D311 PC card consists of the Monitor window and the Manager window. The Manager window is the main user interface of the Nokia D311 PC card. You can access the Manager window by right-clicking the Nokia D311 PC card icon on the taskbar and by selecting Manager window from the shortcut menu.
WLAN connection quality, and data flow. Figure 6 - Monitor window To open the Monitor window, right-click the Nokia D311 PC card icon on the taskbar and select Monitor window. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 28 for more information.
Tip: You can access the Select Connection dialog box also by right-clicking the Nokia D311 PC card icon on the taskbar. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 28 for more information.
Nokia D311 PC card features 3 Give a name to the new profile. The name can consist of a maximum of 30 alphanumeric characters. Select the appropriate connection type. You can use more than one connection type with each profile. Click Next.
Nokia D311 PC card features Dial-up connection – Select a dial-up connection from the list or create a new dial-up connection. Dial-up networking connects you to remote networks using your PC card as a modem or ISDN adapter. To continue, click Next.
You can, however, also select a particular channel yourself: select Channel from the list of properties, clear the Automatic check box and select a channel from the list. Make sure that the Nokia D311 PC card and the WLAN access point are using the same channel.
Contact your wireless provider for more information. Remember to select the Nokia D311 PC card as the modem in each data and fax communications application. Note that the modem settings have to be separately changed in each application.
Nokia D311 PC card features connections are supported. GSM connection speed Select the data transmission speed. The number of time slots used is indicated in parenthesis. The standard GSM data transmission rate. 9.6 KBIT/S (1+1) Can be used if it is supported by the network. Do not use this 14.4 KBIT/S...
Nokia D311 PC card features Profiles that are stored on a SIM card can only be removed by the system administrator. Import and export profiles On the Profiles page, select the Modify tab and then click Import. Select the folder from which you want to import a profile.
Show icon on taskbar If you select Show icon on taskbar, a small Nokia D311 PC card icon will be displayed on the taskbar whenever the PC card is inserted. If you clear this check box, you can access the user interface of the Nokia D311 PC card from the Start menu (Start, Programs, Nokia, Nokia D311 PC card).
Nokia D311 PC card features Basic GSM settings (GSM tab) Automatic system selection The GSM network to which your PC card is connected can be selected either manually or automatically. If the Automatic system selection check box is selected, the PC card automatically selects one of the systems available in your area.
Nokia D311 PC card features 2 The Advanced GSM Settings dialog box opens. Select the Call Forwarding tab. 3 From the Call type list, select the call type you want to be forwarded (voice, data or fax). 4 Click Check Status to check whether the call forwarding is activated or not. To set the forwarding setting on, click Change.
Nokia D311 PC card features Messages With the Nokia D311 PC card you can send and receive text and picture messages. See “Nokia Short Messaging” on page 41 for more information. Any changes that you make to message settings affect the way in which your messages are sent and received.
If you select the Enable power saving check box, the Nokia D311 PC card goes into sleep mode and powers up at regular intervals to check for incoming and outgoing data.
It protects your SIM card against unauthorized use. If you set the PIN code request on, you are asked for the PIN code when you start the Nokia D311 PC card program or insert the PC card, provided that you have inserted a SIM card into the PC card.
Nokia D311 PC card features Counters On the Counters tab you can view detailed information on your network connections, including the number of connections, their duration, and amount of data transmitted. You can also see how many text and picture messages you have sent and received.
Wireless stations – In the ad hoc operating mode, the names of the other computers connected to the ad hoc network are displayed. Note that only the names of those computers that are using the Nokia D311 PC card are shown. To update the information on display, click Refresh.
View WLAN statistics On the Statistics tab you can view detailed information on the connection between the Nokia D311 PC card and the WLAN access point to which you are linked. Both graphical and numeric statistics are given for the following properties: connection quality, received signal strength (RSSI), noise floor, signal to noise ratio (SNR), Tx retry rate, and data flow.
WEP security To increase the security of communication over the wireless local area network, the Nokia D311 PC card offers the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) security feature. WEP uses the RC4 algorithm with an up to 152-bit key. The algorithm provides for security via two methods: authentication and encryption.
5 alphanumeric characters or 10 hexadecimal characters. The Nokia D311 PC card supports three key lengths: 40 (40+24), 128 (104+24), and 152 (128+24) bits. The 40-bit key is Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) compatible. There are two types of WEP keys: shared keys and personal keys.
Nokia D311 PC card features Personal WEP keys Each wireless station can have an individual, personal WEP key. Personal keys are used for providing additional security for wireless connections. They are usually created by system administrators, who distribute them to users. A WLAN access point uses a different key for each wireless station.
Nokia D311 PC card features Create and edit personal WEP keys Personal WEP keys can be used only with the infrastructure operating mode. Ad hoc networks use shared WEP keys only. Make sure that the same personal WEP key is configured to the WLAN access point; if the access point and PC card are using incompatible keys, they cannot communicate with each other.
Note: You cannot send or receive messages when connected to a WLAN. Tip: You can access the Nokia Short Messaging application by right- clicking the Nokia D311 PC card icon on the taskbar and by selecting SMS application from the shortcut menu. If the taskbar icon is not visible, see page 28 for more information.
You can select the Send long messages option on the Settings page of the Nokia D311 PC card. See “Configure message settings” on page 44 for more...
Nokia Short Messaging You can attach a picture to the text message. See “Send picture messages” on page 44 for more information. 3 Click the Add Recipients button. Select the recipient from the list of contacts on the left and click the arrow button pointing to the right. If you do not have a contact card created for the recipient, type the phone number in the Number box and click the arrow button.
List button you can delete the whole list of reports. Configure message settings 1 On the Tools menu, click Nokia D311 PC card. The Manager window of the Nokia D311 PC card opens. 2 Go to the Settings page and select the GSM tab. Click Advanced Settings.
Nokia Short Messaging 2 To insert a picture, click on the toolbar. The Picture Library dialog box opens. 3 Select the picture you want to attach to the message and click OK. If there are no pictures available in the list, click...
Nokia Short Messaging Open pictures from a file 1 On the Tools menu, click Picture Library. 2 Click on the toolbar. 3 In the Import Picture dialog box, select or type the name of the file you want to import to the Picture Library. Click Open.
Chat The chat function allows you to have a conversation with another person using text messages. The other party must have either the Nokia D311 PC card or a mobile phone with the SMS capability. Make sure you have either a GSM or GPRS connection type selected. You cannot send or receive messages when connected to WLAN.
Troubleshooting hard drive of your compatible PC before installing. If installed directly from the floppy disks, the system will ask you to change the disk several times. Network The PC card seems to be working, but the network connection does not work. Run the fault diagnosis tests on the Tools page.
The PC card does not work in another PC card slot, but works in another computer. Try to insert another PC card in the slot to determine if there is a compatibility problem between the Nokia D311 PC card and the PC card slot, or if there is a general fault with the slot.
Care and maintenance Care and maintenance Your Nokia D311 PC card is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you to fulfil any warranty obligations and to enjoy this product for many years.
PC card whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or danger. The Nokia D311 PC card may cause interference similar to any cellular device (such as a mobile phone) and must not be used in areas where the use of any such device is prohibited.
You should also consult the manufacturer of any equipment that has been added to your vehicle. Posted facilities Ensure the Nokia D311 PC card is not powered on in any facility where posted notices so require. Potentially explosive atmospheres Power off your PC card when located in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions.
Antenna The Nokia D311 PC card has a built-in antenna. As with any other radio- transmitting device, avoid touching the antenna while the PC card is on. Contact with the antenna affects connection quality and may cause the PC card to operate at a higher power level than necessary.
Ad hoc One of the two WLAN operating modes that can be selected when using the Nokia D311 PC card. With this configuration option, users can set up a wireless local area network where wireless stations can send and receive data directly with each other without WLAN access points.
One of the two WLAN operating modes that can be selected when using the Nokia D311 PC card. With this configuration option users can set up a wireless local area network where wireless stations communicate with wired and wireless stations through a WLAN access point.
Glossary Security code The security code is supplied with the PC card. It protects your PC card against unauthorized use. Keep the code secret and in a safe place, separate from the PC card. If you key in an incorrect security code five times in succession, the PC card will not accept the correct code for the next five minutes.
Glossary WLAN Wireless Local Area Network. A local area network in which radio links are used to connect devices instead of physical cables. WLAN access point Physical device that connects wired and wireless networks together.
Index Index counters............ 20, 34 creating access codes ........... 32 ad hoc networks........17 changing ..........33 contacts ..........46 access points installation disks........36 GPRS ............26 network connections....14–16 WLAN............7 personal WEP keys ....... 40 ad hoc networks profiles ..........
Index personal WEP keys........ 40 history .............. 34 pictures ........... 45 profiles..........23–26 importing security settings........32 personal WEP keys ....... 40 shared WEP keys ........39 pictures ........... 46 WLAN settings......23–25, 32 profiles ............ 27 ending network connection......17 Inbox..............
14–16 sending as text message..... 27 establishing automatically....28 Profiles page ..........20–27 PUK code ............33 network profiles, See profiles Nokia Short Messaging........ 41 radio channels..........24 removing operating modes contacts ..........46 ad hoc ............7 delivery reports ........44 infrastructure ..........
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