WL-500W Wireless Router User Manual
5. Application features
ASUS WL-500W Wireless Router provides two USB2.0 ports for connecting the
USB storage, the USB camera, and the USB printer. Thus, you can monitor the
working environment, share data and printer with both wired and wireless users in
your network. Furthermore, WL-500W provides a download utility -- the Download
Master -- to facilit ate and share the download files.
Warning: Before unplugging the USB storage disk from WL-500W, you must eject
the disk in Status & Log -> External USB Disk page to prevent data corruption.
Note: Before applying change and rebooting WL-500W, make sure all USB applications
are disabled, it would take more than 20 seconds for WL-500W to reboot.
1) Sharing USB storage
To use this feature, you need to plug a USB hard disk to the USB2.0 port on the rear
panel of WL-500W. Make sure the hard disk is formatted and partitioned properly.
Note: FAT32 has a 2GB file size limitation and do not support files above that size. If
you want to use files of above 2GB, you must format the disk to EXT2 file system.
Creating user account
To share the data in the USB storage, you need to create
user accounts first.
1. Click USB Application -> User List in the left side
menu to open the configuration page.
2. I n p u t U s e r N a m e a n d
Password for the accounts.
C l i c k A d d t o a d d t h e
account to the list.
3. To d e l e t e a n a c c o u n t ,
select the account from
the list and click Del.
4. Click Apply to apply the
changes and restart the
Creating share folder and access right
You can create a new share folder or share an existing folder
in your hard disk.
1. Click USB Application -> Share Nodes in the left
side menu to open the configuration page.