3. Software Configuration
Configuring the ASUS Wireless Router
The ASUS Wireless Router can be configured to meet various usage
scenarios. Some of the factory default settings may suit your usage; however,
others may need changing. Prior to using the ASUS Wireless Router, you
must check the basic settings to guarantee it will work in your environment.
Configuring the ASUS Wireless Router is done through a web browser.
You need a Notebook PC or desktop PC connected to the ASUS Wireless
Router (either directly or through a hub) and running a web browser as a
configuration terminal. The connection can be wired or wireless. For the
wireless connection, you need an IEEE 802.11g/b compatible device, e.g.
ASUS WLAN Card, installed in your Notebook PC. You should also disable
WEP and set the SSID to "default" for your wireless LAN device. If you
want to configure the ASUS Wireless Router or want to access the Internet
through the ASUS Wireless Router, TCP/IP settings must be correct.
Normally, the TCP/IP setting should be on the IP subnet of the ASUS
Note: Before rebooting your computer, the ASUS Wireless Router
should be switched ON and in ready state.
Setting IP address for Wired or Wireless Connection
Get IP Automatically
The ASUS Wireless Router
incorporates a DHCP server so the
easiest method is to set your PC to
get its IP address automatically and
reboot your computer. So the
correct IP address, gateway, DNS
(Domain Name System Server)
can be obtained from the ASUS
Note: Before rebooting your
PC, the ASUS Wireless Router
should be switched ON and in
Chapter 3 - Software Configuration
ASUS Wireless Router