4. Wireless router features
This chapter provides setup examples of some frequently used router features.
You can set up these features via your Web browser.
1) Choosing an appropriate operation mode
ASUS RT-N15 Wireless Router supports three operation
modes: home gateway, router, and access point. Click
System Setup -> Operation mode to open the configuration
Home gateway mode is for home or SOHO users who want to connect to
their ISPs for Internet services. In this operation mode, NAT, WAN connection,
Internet firewall functions are supported.
Router mode is for office use where multiple routers and switches co-exist.
You can set up routing policies in this mode; however, NAT function is disabled.
Access point mode works when you setup RT-N15 as a wireless bridge. In
this mode, all Ethernet ports on RT-N15 (4 LAN ports and 1 WAN port) are
recognized as LAN ports. WAN connection, NAT, and Internet firewall functions
are disabled in access point mode.
Select a proper mode which complies to your network scenario and press Apply
button, and then you can continue to set up the advanced features for your
RT-N15 Wireless Router User Manual