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ASUS 4-Port Wireless
Ethernet Router
User Manual
Version 1.0
Version Date: October 12, 2005
Document #: BD-AU0014-10

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    ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Version Date: October 12, 2005 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Connection Type ..............23 NAT ..................26 Virtual Servers ..............26 Port Triggering..............28 DMZ Host .................29 ALG ..................29 Firewall.................30 IP Filtering—Outgoing............30 IP Filtering—Incoming............31 MAC Filtering..............31 Parental Control..............33 Quality of Service ..............34 ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 3

    Restore User Settings ............51 Restore Default..............51 System Log ................52 Configure System Log ............53 SNMP...................54 Internet Times ..............55 Access Control ..............56 Services................56 IP Addresses ..............56 Passwords ................57 Update Software ..............58 Reboot Router..............58 ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 4: General Information

    • Unplug equipment first before cleaning. A damp cloth can be used to clean the equipment. Do not use liquid / aerosol cleaners or magnetic / static cleaning devices. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 5: Front Panel View

    ADSL is connected. Router is powered on. Solid Router is not powered. Check if the router POWER No light is plugged in and if the power switch is turned on. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 6: Back Panel View

    NOTE: To be used by maintenance Console professionals only. If the router needs repair, bring it to a service professional. Line RJ-11 cable connects to the splitter provided. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 7: Installing The Router

    Then turn on and boot up your PC and any LAN devices, such as hubs or switches, and any computers connected to them. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 8: Installation Diagram

    Installation Diagram ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 9: Mounting The Router

    Make sure the cables can be easily attached to the router without strain. The illustration below shows how to mount the router horizontally on a wall. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 10: Configuring Your Computer

    Add button. 6. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) from the list and then click on OK. 7. If prompted to restart your computer with the new settings, click OK. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 11: Windows Xp

    192.168.1.x (where x is any number between 2 and 254) and 255.255.255.0 in the IP address field and Subnet Mask field. 5. Click on OK twice to save your changes and then close the Control Panel. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 12: Logging Into The Router

    The user / user name and password combination can display device status, but cannot change or save configurations. The admin / admin combination can perform all functions. Passwords can be changed at any time. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 13: Device Info

    “Summary” under “Device Info”. It shows information about the router such as the version of the software, bootloader, etc. It also displays the current status of your DSL connection as shown below— ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 14: Wan

    Access the WAN status report from the router by clicking on “WAN” under “Device Info ”. STATISTICS LAN Statistics Access the LAN statistics from the router by clicking on the “LAN” item under “Statistics”. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 15: Wan Statistics

    “WAN” item under “Statistics”. The below screen shows a PPPoA WAN connection example. ATM Statistics Access ATM statistics from the router by clicking on the “ATM” item under “Statistics”. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 16: Adsl Statistics

    ADSL Statistics You can view ADSL statistics by clicking on the “ADSL” item under “Statistics”. Information contained in this screen is useful for troubleshooting and diagnostics of connection problems. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 17: Adsl Ber Test

    Below is an ADSL BER Test result screen displaying information about the test including the error bits and ratio. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0...

  • Page 18: Route

    Access the routing status report from the router by clicking on the “Route” item under “Device Info”. Access the ARP status report from the router by clicking on the “ARP” item under “Device Info”. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 19: Quick Setup

    Furthermore, if you do not use DSL Auto-connect, then you will need to select the connection type and encapsulation mode from a list as shown below. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

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    The next screen to appear will depend on the connection type that was selected in the previous screen. The next screen lets you decide if you want to enable NAT, firewall, IGMP multicast, and WAN service. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 21

    / subnet mask as well as enable or disable DHCP server. The last screen under the Quick Start section allows you to set up the wireless feature of the router. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0...

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    When you click on Next, the summary screen shows the settings made under WAN setup. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 23: Advanced Setup

    Verify the following values with your ISP before you change them. • VPI: Virtual Path Identifier. The valid range is 0 to 255. • VCI: Virtual Channel Identifier. The valid range is 32 to 65535. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 24: Connection Type

    (i.e. "trunking"). Click on the checkbox if you wish to enable this function. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 25

    After you click on Next, the below screen appears allowing you disable the bridge service if desired. When the settings are complete, the next screen shows a WAN Setup – Summary screen displaying the WAN configurations made. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 26

    Finish button. To remove any settings, click on the Remove button. After selecting the Finish button, the below screen will appear. At this point, the router will reboot to save the changes made. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 27: Nat

    LAN configuration data and reboot the router and apply the new configurations. If you enable NAT (Network Address Translation), you can configure the Virtual Server, Port Triggering, and DMZ Host. Virtual Servers ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 28

    Add button. If you need to remove any of the server names, select the check box and click on the Remove button. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 29: Port Triggering

    After a selection has been made, click on the Save / Apply button. The below screen appears after you save your selections. You will be able to add or remove selections made, by clicking on the Add and Remove buttons. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 30: Dmz Host

    The application layer is a window between various application processes to allow open information exchange. To use the Application Layer Gateway (ALG), the appropriate Application Layer Gateway definition was selected in the service configuration item. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 31: Firewall

    The below screen will appear when you click on Add. Input the filter name, source information (from the LAN side), and destination information (from the WAN side). Then click on Save / Apply. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 32: Ip Filtering-incoming

    MAC filtering can forward or block traffic by MAC address. You can change the policy or add settings to the MAC filtering table using the MAC Filtering Setup screen. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 33

    If you want to add a setting to the MAC filtering table, enter the Source and Destination MAC address, and select protocol type, frame direction, and WAN interface. Then click on Save / Apply to save it. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 34: Parental Control

    MAC address of the PC that you wish to place on a time of day restriction. Click on Save / Apply to save the settings and to continue. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0...

  • Page 35: Quality Of Service

    Quality of Service You can configure the Quality of Service to apply different priorities to traffic on the router. On this screen you can view and delete QoS settings. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 36: Routing

    Use the Routing – Static Route screen to add a static route to the routing table. Enter the route information and click on Save/Apply to make it active. No reboot is required. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 37: Rip

    If RIP is enabled, the router operation can be configured as active or passive. DNS Server Use the DNS Server screen to request automatic assignment of a DNS or to specify a primary and secondary DNS. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 38: Dynamic Dns

    DNS that you want to delete, click on Remove. The below screen allows you to set up the Dynamic DNS provider. Note that you will have to first register at the Dynamic ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0...

  • Page 39: Adsl

    4, attach the phone with the supplied RJ11 cable and select “Outer pair” on the screen. Capability Do not change these settings unless directed by your ISP. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 40: Dsl Advanced Settings

    The test mode can be selected from the DSL Advanced Settings page. Test modes are as follows— • Normal • Reverb • Medley • No retrain • L3 ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 41: Tone Settings

    LAN. To use this feature, mapping groups need to be created. To do this, follow the below instructions— 1. Click on the Add button as displayed below. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0...

  • Page 42

    2. After clicking the Add button, the below configuration screen appears, allowing you enter the groups and the interfaces they are associated with. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 43: Wireless

    Set Encryption Keys to manually set the network encryption keys. Up to 4 different keys can be set and you can come back to select which one to use at anytime. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0...

  • Page 44

    SOHO environment, a pre- shared key must be entered along with the group re-key interval time. Both TKIP and AES are also used. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 45: Mac Filter

    The following screen appears when you want to add a MAC address to the filter. When completed, click on the Save / Apply button. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 46: Wireless Bridge

    Wireless Bridge In this next screen, you can select which mode you want the router to be in, either access point or wireless bridge. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 47: Advanced

    A beacon interval is a period of time (sent with the beacon) before sending the beacon again. The beacon interval may be adjusted in milliseconds (ms). ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 48

    802.11g/802.11b networks. Turn protection off to maximize 802.11g throughput under most conditions. • WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia)—feature that improves the your experience for audio, video and voice applications over a Wi-Fi network. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 49: Station Info

    Station Info The Station Info page shows stations that have been authorized access to the router through its wireless function. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 50: Troubleshooting-diagnostics

    Troubleshooting—Diagnostics The diagnostics screen allows you to run diagnostic tests to check your DSL connection. In addition, you can test the connection to your DSL service provider. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 51: Management

    To save a copy of the configurations that you have made on your router, click on the Backup Settings button. The below pop-up screen will appear with a prompt to open or save the file to your computer. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 52: Restore User Settings

    Restore Default will erase all current settings and restore the router to factory default settings. To restore the router to factory default settings, select Management Settings Restore Default. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 53: System Log

    The System Log dialog allows you to view the System Log and configure the System Log options. To view the System Log click on the View System Log button to check the log file. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 54: Configure System Log

    If the log is enabled, the system will log selected events: Emergency, Alert, Critical, Error, Warning, Notice, Informational, and Debugging. All events above or equal to the selected log level will be logged and displayed. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 55: Snmp

    SNMP is Simple Network Management Protocol that provides a means to monitor status and performance as well as set configuration parameters. It enables a management station to configure, monitor and receive trap messages from network devices. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 56: Internet Times

    Select from the list of NTP (Network Time Protocol) time servers. Then select the time zone that you are in and click on Save / Apply to save and complete your time settings. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0...

  • Page 57: Access Control

    Access Control IP Address. Add the IP address to the IP address list by clicking on the Add button, then select “Enabled” to enable Access Control Mode. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 58: Passwords

    Access the Passwords screen under the Access Control section to change a password. Select an account and enter the current password and the new password and then click on the Save / Apply button. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

  • Page 59: Update Software

    Reboot Router Select Management Reboot Router to reboot the router using the web interface. The router will save the current configuration and reboot itself using the new configuration. ASUS 4-Port Wireless Ethernet Router User Manual Version 1.0 Document #: BD-AU0014-10...

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