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Wi-Fi AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Router
DWR-M961
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  • Page 1 LTE-A (CAT 6) / FIBRE Wi-Fi AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Router DWR-M961...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    4.1.2 Configuring the IP Address Manually ....................... 24 4.2 Starting Setup in the Web UI ......................27 5.1 Home ..............................32 5.1.1 Internet ................................ 32 5.1.2 DWR-M961 ..............................32 5.1.3 Connected Clients ............................33 5.2 Settings ............................34 5.2.1 WAN ................................34 5.2.1.1.
  • Page 3 OutBox ................................43 SMS Settings ..............................43 Send SMS ..............................43 5.2.2.4. USSD ............................... 44 5.2.3 Operation Mode ............................44 5.2.4 Wi-Fi ................................45 5.2.4.1. Wi-Fi ................................ 45 5.2.4.2. Security ..............................47 5.2.4.3. ACL ................................47 5.2.4.4. Site Survey ............................... 48 5.2.4.5.
  • Page 4 5.3.4 URL Filter ..............................65 5.3.5 Route ................................66 5.3.5.1. Default Route ............................66 5.3.5.2. Static Route ............................. 66 5.3.6 Dynamic DNS.............................. 67 5.4 Management ............................ 68 5.4.1 Time ................................68 5.4.1.1. NTP Server .............................. 68 5.4.1.2. Auto Reboot ............................. 68 5.4.2 System Log ..............................
  • Page 5: Product Description

    Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 Product Description DWR-M961 LTE-A Wireless Broadband Router supports IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac standard, dual band, and Gigabit LAN and WAN, thus providing the wireless speed of 867Mbps in the 5GHz frequency band and 300Mbps in the 2.4GHz frequency band at the same time, which is 16 times faster than that of the traditional 11g access point.
  • Page 6: Product Features

    User Manual of DWR-M961 1.2 Product Features  IEEE Compliant Wireless LAN and Wired LAN  Compliant with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual band [2.4G (300Mbps) and 5G (867Mbps)] wireless  Equipped with 4x 10/100/1000Mbps Fast Ethernet ports and 1x 10/100/1000Mbps WAN ethernet port which supports auto MDI/MDI-X ...
  • Page 7: Product Specifications

    User Manual of DWR-M961 1.3 Product Specifications DWR-M961 Model 1200Mbps 802.11ac Dual Band Wireless Gigabit Router Hardware Specifications WAN Port: 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps auto MDI/MDI-X RJ45 port Interface LAN Port: 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps auto MDI/MDI-X RJ45 port (LAN1~4) USB Port: 1 x USB 2.0, Type A, 5V 500mA...
  • Page 8 User Manual of DWR-M961 2.4GHz up to 300Mbps Data Rates 5GHz up to 867Mbps 2.4GHz Channel FCC (America): 2.412~2.462GHz (11 Channels) ETSI (Europe): 2.412~2.472GHz (13 Channels) 5GHz 2412~2472MHz 5150~5250MHz 5250~5350MHz 5470~5725MHz 5725~5850MHz *The actual channels in application will vary depending on the regulation in different regions and countries.
  • Page 9 User Manual of DWR-M961 2.4GHz wireless: 32 Max. Supported Clients 5GHz wireless: 32 Wireless Extender Supports repeater Router Features Shares data and Internet access for users, supporting the following Internet accesses:  2G/3G/LTE/LTE-A Mobile network  ETH Router mode ->DHCP Internet Connection Type ->Static IP...
  • Page 10 User Manual of DWR-M961 Other Protocols and Standards TCP/IP, DHCP, ICMP, NAT, PPPoE, SNTP Regulatory CE, RoHS, WEEE Environment Operating: 0 ~ 40 degrees C Temperature Storage: -40 ~ 70 degrees C Operating: 10 ~ 90% (non-condensing) Humidity Storage: 5 ~ 95% (non-condensing)
  • Page 11: Hardware Description

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Chapter 2. Hardware Installation DWR-M961 Please follow the instructions below to connect the to the existing network devices and your computers. 2.1 Hardware Description Dimensions: 200 x 128 x 33 mm  (W x D x H) Diagram :...
  • Page 12: Front Led

    LED of the DWR- M961. Front LED Figure 2-1-1 DWR-M961 Top View 2.1.2 LED Indications The LEDs on the front panel indicate instant status of port links, wireless data activity, system power, LTE, USB and WPS, and help monitor and troubleshoot when needed.
  • Page 13 User Manual of DWR-M961 STATE FUNCTION Device power on POWER Device power off The 2.4GHz Wi-Fi is activated. 2.4G Flash Device is transmitting data wirelessly over 2.4GHz. The 2.4GHz Wi-Fi is disabled. The 5.8GHz Wi-Fi is activated. 5.8G Flash Device is transmitting data wirelessly over 5.8GHz.
  • Page 14: Rear Panel

    User Manual of DWR-M961 2.1.3 Rear Panel The rear panel provides the physical connectors connected to the power adapter and any other network device. Figure 2-1-3 shows the rear panel of the DWR-M961. Rear Panel Figure 2-1-3 Rear Panel of the DWR-M961 -14-...
  • Page 15: Bottom Panel

    Connect to the power adapter provided in the package Table 2-2 Interface Indications 2.1.4 Bottom panel The SIM Card slot of the DWR-M961 at the bottom shows the user how to install the LTE sim card. Figure 2-1- shows the sim card slot of the DWR-M961.
  • Page 16 User Manual of DWR-M961 The Wall hanging hole of the DWR-M961 at the bottom. Figure 2-1-4-2 shows how to install the router on the wall. Figure 2-1-4-2 Wall hanging hole of the DWR-M961 -16-...
  • Page 17: Side Panel

    User Manual of DWR-M961 2.1.5 Side Panel The side panel provides the physical connectors connected to the USB device and provides the RESET and WPS button. Figure 2-1-5 shows the side panel of the DWR-M961. Figure 2-1-5 side panel of the DWR-M961 -17-...
  • Page 18: System Requirements

    TCP/IP protocols The above PC is installed with a Web browser  1. The Router in the following instructions means DWR-M961. 2. It is recommended to use Internet Explorer 7.0 or above to access the Router. 3.2 Installing the Router Before installing the Router, make sure your PC is connected to the Internet through the broadband service successfully at this moment.
  • Page 19 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 3-1 Hardware Installation of the DWR-M961 Wireless Router Step 4. Connect the power adapter to the power socket on the Router, and the other end into an electrical outlet. Then power on the Router. Step 5. Power on your PC and Cable/xDSL Modem.
  • Page 20: Manual Network Setup - Tcp/Ip Configuration

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Chapter 4. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your Wireless Router using Quick Setup within minutes. A computer with wired Ethernet connection to the Wireless Router is required for the first- time configuration.
  • Page 21 User Manual of DWR-M961 Then the Wireless Router built-in DHCP server will assign IP address to the PC automatically. If you are sure the DHCP server of Wireless Router is enabled, you can set up the TCP/IP Protocol in "Obtain an IP address automatically"...
  • Page 22 User Manual of DWR-M961 3) Right-click on the Wireless Network Connection, and select Properties in the appearing window. Figure 4-2 Network Connection Properties In the prompt window shown below, double-click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). -22-...
  • Page 23 User Manual of DWR-M961 5) Choose Obtain an IP address automatically, and Obtain DNS server address automatically as shown in the figure below. Then click OK to save your settings. Figure 4-4 Obtain an IP Address Automatically -23-...
  • Page 24: Configuring The Ip Address Manually

    User Manual of DWR-M961 4.1.2 Configuring the IP Address Manually Summary:  Set up the TCP/IP Protocol for your PC.  Configure the network parameters. The IP address is ("xxx" is any number from 2 to 192.168.0.xxx 254), Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0, and Gateway is 192.168.0.1(The Router's default IP address) If you are sure the DHCP server of Wireless Router is disabled, you can configure the IP address manually.
  • Page 25 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 4-5 IP and DNS Server Addresses Now, you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection between your PC and the Router. The following example is in Windows 7 OS. Please follow the steps below: Click on Start Type “cmd”...
  • Page 26 User Manual of DWR-M961  If the result displayed is similar to Figure 4-8, it means the connection between your PC and t he Router has failed. Figure 4-8 Failed Ping Command If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security settings, and the settings on your router. Some firewall software programs may block a DHCP request on newly installed adapters.
  • Page 27: Starting Setup In The Web Ui

    User Manual of DWR-M961 4.2 Starting Setup in the Web UI It is easy to configure and manage the DWR-M961 with the web browser. Step 1. To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser and enter the default IP address http://192.168.0.1in the web address field of the browser.
  • Page 28 After entering the user name and password, click the red “X”, the Wizard Setup page screen appears as Figure 4-11. Figure 4-11 DWR-M961 Web UI Screenshot Step 2. Choose “Next” and you can configure the router Operation Mode by yourself.
  • Page 29 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 4-13 Configure the Time Zone Setting. Step 4. Choose “Next” and you can configure the LAN Interface Setup. Figure 4-14 Configure LAN Interface Setup. Step 5. Choose “Next” and you can configure the WAN Interface Setup.
  • Page 30 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 4-16 Configure Wi-Fi Interface setup. Step 7. Please enter the Wi-Fi Settings. Then click Next button for Wi-Fi security setup and finished. Figure 4-17 Wi-Fi Settings Figure 4-18 Wi-Fi Security Settings -30-...
  • Page 31 User Manual of DWR-M961 Chapter 5. Configuring the Router This chapter delivers a detailed presentation of router’s functions and features under 4 main menus shown below, allowing you to manage the router with ease. Figure 5-1 Router’s Functions -31-...
  • Page 32: Home

    5.1 Home 5.1.1 Internet Figure 5-1-1 Router IPv4 Status Figure 5-1-2 Router IPv6 Status Figure 5-1-3 Router Mobile network Status 5.1.2 DWR-M961 On this page, you can view information about the current LAN and Wi-Fi status of the DWR-M961. -32-...
  • Page 33: Connected Clients

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-1-4 DWR-M961 Info 5.1.3 Connected Clients This page shows the IP addresses and host names of all the PCs in your network Figure 5-1-5 Connected Clients -33-...
  • Page 34: Settings

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.2 Settings 5.2.1 WAN On this page, you can configure the parameters of the WAN interface. Figure 5-2-1 WAN 5.2.1.1. IPv4 There are four wan connection can be use, each wan connection can be configured as difference mode, such as DHCP router mode, PPPoE router mode, Static router mode, and each wan connection can be configured to have VLAN tag, this will more helpful for user to meet different environment usage.
  • Page 35 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-2 DHCP Object Description You can keep the maximum transmission unit (MTU) as default. VLAN ID Enter the VLAN ID value provided by your ISP. WAN Type From this feature, user can distinguish different services.
  • Page 36 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-3 Static IP -36-...
  • Page 37 User Manual of DWR-M961 Object Description Enter the WAN IP address provided by your ISP. Inquire your ISP if IP Address you are not clear. Subnet Mask Enter WAN Subnet Mask provided by your ISP. Default Gateway Enter the WAN Gateway address provided by your ISP.
  • Page 38: Ipv6

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Object Description Username Enter the User Name provided by your ISP. Password Enter the password provided by your ISP. VLAN ID Enter the VLAN ID value provided by your ISP. WAN Type From this feature, user can distinguish different services.
  • Page 39 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-6 IPv6 auto Object Description Origin Type Current origin type AUTO. Address Mode WAN IPv6 address mode, including stateless and stateful address mode. PD Enable WAN IPv6 prefix delegation. Rapid-commit Enable Rapid commit switch. WAN IPv6 DNS.
  • Page 40 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-7 IPv6 6RD Object Description Origin Type Current origin type 6RD. 6RD IPv6 Prefix WAN IPv6 prefix delegation WAN IPv4 Address WAN IPv4 address. 6RD Border Relay IPv4 Border Relay IPv4 Address. Address WAN IPv6 DNS.
  • Page 41: Status

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.2.1.3. Status This page will show all the status of the wan connections. Figure 5-2-8 Status 5.2.2 Mobile network 5.2.2.1. Basic Settings This page is used to configure the parameters for Internet network which 3G or LTE.
  • Page 42: Pin Manage

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Enter the APN from ISP. If the SIM card has set PIN, please enter the PIN here. Enter the Dial number from ISP. Dial Number Net Select Select Auto/2G/3G/4G. Auth Method Auth mode settings, include auto, pap and chap.
  • Page 43: Outbox

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-11 Inbox  OutBox This page lists all the SMS messages that in your outbox, and you can delete them Figure 5-2-12 Outbox  SMS Settings SMS Settings page, you can set the SMS stored in the SIM card or module.
  • Page 44: Ussd

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.2.2.4. USSD You can send a command to the network (have predefined numbers or symbols), the network will be based on the instruction for you to provide the corresponding services. Figure 5-2-15 USSD 5.2.3 Operation Mode You can setup different modes to LAN and WLAN interface for NAT and bridging function.
  • Page 45: Wi-Fi

    Set the wireless mode to which you need. Default is “Mixed 802.11b/g/n”. It is strongly recommended that you set the Band to Band “802.11b/g/n”, and al l of 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n wireless stations can connect to the DWR-M961 WLAN working mode, such AP, client, WDS and AP+WDS. Mode -45-...
  • Page 46 User Manual of DWR-M961 You can set guest SSID from this button. MultipleAP You can config WLAN network type with this parameter. Network Type Set a name (SSID) for your wireless network. The ID of the wireless network. User can access the wireless network through it only.
  • Page 47: Security

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.2.4.2. Security Figure 5-2-18 Wi-Fi security Object Description Set a name (SSID) for your wireless network. User can access the wireless network through the ID only. However, if you switch Select SSID to client mode, this field becomes the SSID of the AP you want to connect with.
  • Page 48: Site Survey

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-19 Wi-Fi security Object Description If you choose 'Allowed Listed', only those clients whose wireless MAC addresses are in the access control list will be able to Wireless ACL Mode connect to your Access Point. When 'Deny Listed' is selected, these wireless clients on the list will not be able to connect the Access Point.
  • Page 49: Wps

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.2.4.5. WPS  Figure 5-2-21 WPS   Object Description This page allows you to change the setting for WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). Using this feature could let your wireless client automatically synchronize its setting and connect to the Access Point in a minute without any hassle.
  • Page 50: Lan

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.2.5 LAN 5.2.5.1. IPv4 This page is used to configure the parameters for local area network which connects to the LAN port of your Access Point. Here you may change the setting for IP address, subnet, DHCP, etc.
  • Page 51: Static Dhcp

    User Manual of DWR-M961 This page allows you reserve IP addresses, and assign the same IP address to the network device with the specified MAC address any time it requests an IP address. This is almost the same as when a device has a static IP address except that the device must still request an IP address from the DHCP server.
  • Page 52: Radvd

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Object Description Router’s LAN IPv6 address. IP Address Router’s LAN DNS server. DNS Addr If it is selected, the router serves as the DHCP server and Interface Name automatically assigns IPv6 addresses to all computers in the LAN.
  • Page 53: Tunnel 6 Over 4

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Object Description Enter the interface name. radvdinterfacename Enter the max retry advertisement interval. MaxRtrAdvInterval Enter the min retry advertisement interval. MinRtrAdvInterval Enter the min delay between router advertisement. MinDelayBetweenRAs Enable or disable the advertisement managed flag.
  • Page 54: Vpn

    User Manual of DWR-M961 This page used for Tunnel 6 over 4. Figure 5-2-26 TUNNEL 6 over 4 Object Description Enable or disable tunnel 6 over 4. Enable 5.2.6 VPN PPTP 5.2.6.1. This page is used to configure the parameters for Internet network which connects to the PPTP server.
  • Page 55: L2Tpv3

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-28 LT2P Object Description Type the name of L2TP Server. Server Enter the user name provided by your ISP. Username Enter the password provided by your ISP. Password You can keep the maximum transmission unit (MTU) as default.
  • Page 56: Status

    This page shows the status information for PPTP , L2TPv2 and L2TPv3 Figure 5-2-30VPN status 5.2.7 USB The DWR-M961 has a built-in USB port which can be connected to an external USB storage device for file sharing. Disk information 5.2.7.1.
  • Page 57: Account Management

    User Manual of DWR-M961 This page shows disk information. You can access the U disk using \\x.x.x.x on the computer. Figure 5-2-31 Disk information Account Management 5.2.7.2. If enable anonymous access, can only access specific directory [public], the [public] directory located in the first partition of the first disk.
  • Page 58 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-2-33 Account Management Enabled this function and connect a USB device to the USB port of the router. Click Run or Search Windows enter the user name and in the Start Menu of your PC and input the address of the router 192.168.0.1, after password, you can find your storage device, and upload or download files.
  • Page 59: Features

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.3 Features 5.3.1 QoS Figure 5-3-1 QoS Object Description Automatic Uplink Speed Automatic uplink speed. Manual Uplink Speed Set the download speed of your Internet access (Kbps) Automatic Downlink Automatic downlink speed. -59-...
  • Page 60: Firewall

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Speed Manual Downlink Speed Set the upload speed of your Internet access (Kbps) Name QoS rule name. 5.3.2 Firewall 5.3.2.1. Advanced Figure 5-3-2 Advanced Object Description Enable DMZ Enable or disable DMZ function Enable UPnP Enable or disable UPnP function...
  • Page 61: Dos

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Access on WAN Enable IPSec pass Enable or disable IPSEC to pass through IPSEC communication through on VPN data. connection Enable PPTP pass through Enable or disable PPTP to pass through PPTP communication on VPN connection data.
  • Page 62: Ip Filtering

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.3.2.3. IP Filtering Figure 5-3-4 IP Filtering Object Description Enable IP Filtering Enable or disable IP Filtering function. Enable IPv4 Enable or disable IPv4 Filtering feature. Enable IPv6 Enable or disable IPv6 Filtering feature. Local IPv4 Address...
  • Page 63: Port Filtering

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.3.2.4. Port Filtering Figure 5-3-5 Port Filtering Object Description Enable Port Filtering Enable or disable IP Filtering function. Enable IPv4 Enable or disable IPv4 Port Filtering feature. Enable IPv6 Enable or disable IPv6 Port Filtering feature.
  • Page 64: Mac Filtering

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.3.2.5. MAC Filtering Figure 5-3-6 MAC Filtering Object Description Model You can set working model here, Black and White. MAC Address Enter a MAC address Comment Comment info. 5.3.3 Port Forwarding -64-...
  • Page 65: Url Filter

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-3-7 Port Forwarding Object Description Enable Port Forwarding Enable or disable Port Forwarding function. Local IP Address Enter a LAN IP address Local Port Start Enter LAN side start port. Local Port End Enter LAN side end port.
  • Page 66: Route

    User Manual of DWR-M961 URL Address Block or allow access URL. 5.3.5 Route This menu shows you the current default route and static route. Static Route reduces route selection problems and corresponding data overload and accelerates data packet forwarding. 5.3.5.1. Default Route You can select which wan connection as default gateway route.if not ,system will auto select a connect up wan...
  • Page 67: Dynamic Dns

    User Manual of DWR-M961 Metric Enter the routing metric Interface Select the interface 5.3.6 Dynamic DNS The Wireless Router supports Dynamic Domain Name Service (DDNS). The dynamic DNS service allows a dynamic public IP address to be associated with a static host name in any of the many domains, and allows access to a specified host from various locations on the Internet.
  • Page 68: Management

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.4 Management 5.4.1 Time 5.4.1.1. NTP Server Figure 5-4-1 NTP Server Object Description Current Time Select the time zone in your area Copy LAN time Copy time from computer. Time Zone Select Select time zone from the drop box.
  • Page 69: System Log

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.4.2 System Log Figure 5-4-4 System Log Object Description Enable or disable Log function. Enable Log Print all log information. System All Print wireless log information. Wireless Print DoS log information. Enable or disable “Logging to Syslog Server”...
  • Page 70: System Settings

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.4.3 System Settings 5.4.3.1. Administrator Figure 5-4-5 Administrator Object Description Connect name Modify admin or user account. Username Enter the new username. Password Enter the new password. Enter the new password again. Confirmed Password 5.4.3.2. System This screen allows you to back up, restore, and erase the router’s current settings.
  • Page 71 User Manual of DWR-M961 Load settings from File Load the settings from local PC Reset Settings to Default Restore the device to factory default Reboot the device Press the button to reboot the device When you load new configuration, the original configuration will be lost. Please back up the current configuration before loading a new one.
  • Page 72: Statistics

    User Manual of DWR-M961 5.4.4 Statistics 5.4.4.1. User Statistics This page shows each user's total traffic statistics and LTE traffic statistics. Figure 5-4-7 User Statistics 5.4.4.2. Interface Statistics This page shows the packet counters for transmission and reception regarding to wireless and Ethernet networks.
  • Page 73 User Manual of DWR-M961 Figure 5-4-9 TR069 Object Description TR069 Enable or disable TR069. ACS server domain or IP Address. User Name User name for connection to ACS. Password Password for connection to ACS. Enable or disable periodic inform. Periodic Inform Enable Periodic inform interval.
  • Page 74: Upgrade

    5.4.6 Upgrade 5.4.6.1. Firmware Upgrade You install new version of the router’s software using this page. From time to time, we may release new versions of the Router's firmware. Firmware updates contain improvements and fixes the current problems. On this page, you can check the firmware version and upgrade firmware.