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D-Link AirPremier
DWL-2700AP
Outdoor 802.11g
Manual
This product should be installed ONLY by
experienced, professional installers who are
familiar with local building and safety codes, and
wherever applicable, are licensed by the
appropriate authorities. Failure to do so may void
the warranty and may expose the user or the
service provider to legal and financial liabilities.
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  • Page 1: Wireless Access Point

    D-Link AirPremier DWL-2700AP Outdoor 802.11g Wireless Access Point Manual This product should be installed ONLY by experienced, professional installers who are familiar with local building and safety codes, and wherever applicable, are licensed by the appropriate authorities. Failure to do so may void the warranty and may expose the user or the service provider to legal and financial liabilities.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Package Contents ...3 Introduction...4 Features ...5 Five Operational Modes ...6 Using the Configuration Utility ...7 Technical Specifications ...27 Contacting Technical Support ...30 Warranty...31 Registration ...34...

  • Page 3: Package Contents

    Package Contents D-Link AirPremier DWL-2700AP Outdoor 802.11g Wireless Access Point Eight screws & one rubber ring Two rubber dipole antennas Manual on CD Quick Install Guide Pole-Mounting Kit Wall-Mounting Kit PoE base unit Power adapter Power cord RF jumper cable...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    RADIUS server, MAC address access control, and additional security features. The DWL-2700AP is easy to manage with its Web-based user interface and Telnet configuration. For Enterprise networks, the DWL-2700AP supports SNMP v.3 network administration and real-time network traffic monitoring via D-Link’s D-View Network Management software.

  • Page 5: Features

    11Mbps with 802.11b devices - that means you can migrate your system to the 802.11g standard on your own schedule without sacrificing connectivity. Better security with ACL,WPA, AES and 802.1X- The DWL-2700AP can se- curely connect to wireless clients on the network using WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) providing a much higher level of security for your data and communica- tions than has previously been available.

  • Page 6: Five Operational Modes

    Five Operational Modes AP Mode Bridge Mode...

  • Page 7: Using The Configuration Utility

    Settings and uncheck the enable box. Start your web browser program (Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator) Type the IP address and http port of the DWL-2700AP in the address field (http://192.168.0.50) and press Enter. Make sure that the IP addresses of the DWL-2700AP and your computer are in the same subnet.

  • Page 8

    The Home>Wizard screen will appear. Please refer to the Quick Installation Guide for more information regarding the Setup Wizard. The DWL-2700AP is a Wireless Access Point. The setup wizard will guide you through the configuration of the DWL-2700AP. The DWL-2700AP’s easy setup will allow you to have wireless access within minutes.

  • Page 9

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Home > Wireless Wireless Band- 802.11g SSID- Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name designated for a specific wire- less local area network (WLAN). The SSID’s factory default setting is default. The SSID can be easily changed to connect to an existing wireless network or to establish a new wireless network.

  • Page 10

    LAN is short for Local Area Network. This is considered your internal network. These are the IP settings of the LAN interface for the DWL-2700AP. These settings may be referred to as private settings. You may change the LAN IP address if needed. The LAN IP address is private to your internal network and cannot be seen on the Internet.

  • Page 11

    Apply - Click Apply if you have made any changes. Find the MAC address of the DWL-2700AP that is acting as a Remote Access Point or a Remote Bridge, by going to Status > Device Info in the configura- tion utility of the remote DWL-2700AP. There you will find the MAC address.

  • Page 12

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Wireless Band- 802.11g Turbo Setting- This function is set to Disabled. It cannot be Enabled. Frequency- The frequency remains at 2.437 GHz. Select from channels 1-11. Channel- (FCC 1-11; ETSI 1-13). Data Rate- The Data Rates are Auto, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 6Mbps, 9Mbps, 11Mbps, 12Mbps, 18Mbps, 24Mbps, 36Mbps, 48Mbps, 54Mbps.

  • Page 13

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Filters > Wireless Access Settings Wireless Band- 802.11g Access Control- Select Disabled to disable the filters function. Select Accept to accept only those devices with MAC addresses in the Access Control List. Select Reject to reject the devices with MAC addresses in the Access Control List.

  • Page 14

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Filters > WLAN Partition Wireless Band- Inter-Wireless Client Connection- Ethernet to WLAN Access- Enabling this feature allows Ethernet devices to communicate with wireless clients . If this is disabled, all data from the Ethernet to associated wireless devices is blocked.

  • Page 15

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) WPA & 802.1x - represent the first line of defense against network intrusion. In the authentication process the RADIUS server verifies the identity of the client attempt- ing to connect to the network. Unfamiliar clients will be de- nied access.

  • Page 16

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Advanced > Grouping Load Balance- Select Enabled or Disabled. When you Enable Load Balance you allow several DWL-2700APs to balance wireless network traffic and wireless clients among the DWL-2700APs in the network. Assign each access point a different non-overlapping channel (e.g., 1, 6, 11).

  • Page 17

    Enter the IP address of the DNS server. The DNS server translates domain names such as www.dlink.com into IP addresses. Domain Name- Enter the Domain Name of the DWL-2700AP. Lease Time (60- 31536000 sec)- The Lease Time is the period of time before the DHCP server will assign new IP addresses.

  • Page 18

    Enter the IP address of the DNS server. The DNS server translates domain names such as www.dlink.com into IP addresses. Domain Name- Enter the Domain Name of the DWL-2700AP. Turn the Static Pool Settings ON or OFF here. Status- Assigned Static...

  • Page 19

    Using the Configuration Menu (continued) Advanced > DHCP Server > Current IP Mapping List This screen displays information about the current DHCP dynamic and static IP address pools. This information is available when you enable the DHCP function of the DWL- 2700AP and assign dynamic and static IP address pools.

  • Page 20

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > Admin User Name- Enter a user name; admin is the default setting. Old Password- To change your password, enter your old password here New Password- Enter your new password here. Confirm New Password- Enter your new password again.

  • Page 21

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > System Restart- Apply settings and Restart. Restore- Restore to factory default settings.

  • Page 22

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > Firmware Update File- After you have downloaded the most recent version of the firmware from www.support.dlink.com you can browse your hard drive to locate the downloaded file. Click OK to update the firmware.

  • Page 23

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Tools > Cfg File Update File- Browse for the con- figuration settings that you have saved to your hard drive. Click OK when you made your selection. Load Settings to the Local Hard Drive- Click OK to load the selected settings.

  • Page 24

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Status > Device Info This window dis- plays the settings DWL- 2700AP, as well as the Firmware version and the MAC address. Status > Stats This window dis- plays the statis- tics of the wireless local area network.

  • Page 25

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Note: The following two screens contain information about the device that is communicating with the DWL-2700AP. This information is available only when the DWL-2700AP is in point-to-point, client or repeater mode. Status > Indication Temperature...

  • Page 26

    Using the Configuration Utility (continued) Help At this window you can access the help screens for the topics listed.

  • Page 27: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Standards • IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.11g • IEEE 802.3 • IEEE 802.3u • IEEE 802.3x Device Management • Web-Based – Internet Explorer v6 or later; Netscape Navigator v6 or later; or other Java-enabled browsers. • Telnet • AP Manager •...

  • Page 28

    Technical Specifications (continued) Receiver Sensitivity For 802.11b: • 1Mbps: -92dBm • 2Mbps: -89dBm • 5.5Mbps: -88dBm • 11Mbps: -83dBm For 802.11g: • 1Mbps: -92dBm • 2Mbps: -89dBm • 5.5Mbps: -88dBm • 6Mbps: -87dBm • 9Mbps: -86dBm • 11Mbps: -85dBm • 12Mbps: -88dBm •...

  • Page 29

    Technical Specifications (continued) LEDs • Power • 10/100M • RSSI level • 802.11b/g Operating Voltage • 48VDC +/- 10% for PoE Current Consumption • Max.7W without PoE (without heater) • Max.8.5W with PoE (without heater) • Max.27W without PoE (with heater) •...

  • Page 30

    T T T T T echni You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product.

  • Page 31: Warranty

    D-Link’s sole obligation shall be to repair or replace the defective Hardware during the Warranty Period at no charge to the original owner or to refund at D-Link’s sole discretion. Such repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement Hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part.

  • Page 32

    17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common carrier selected by D-Link, with shipping charges prepaid.

  • Page 33

    1.5 meters between the radiator and your body. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. For detailed warranty outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. Other trademarks or registered...

  • Page 34: Registration

    Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. 12/13/04...

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