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2) Setting up FTP site ................23 3) Download Master ................24 4) Web camera ..................25 5) Sharing USB printer .................28 6) Playing stream media on Xbox360 ..........31 6. Setting up using ASUS utility ..............34 1) Utility Installation for WL-500gP ............34 2) EZSetup ...................35...
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 1. Package contents • WL-500gP wireless router x 1 • Power adapter x 1 • Utility CD x 1 • RJ45 cable x 1 • Quick Start Guide x 1 2. Connecting ADSL modem and wireless router...
3. Tighten two screws until only 1/4'' is showing. 4. Latch the hooks of the ASUS Wireless Router onto the screws. Note: Re-adjust the screws if you cannot latch the ASUS Wireless Router onto the screws or if it is too loose.
Therefore, before using the ASUS Wireless Router, check the basic settings to make sure they all work in your environment. ASUS provides a utility named EZSetup for fast wireless conﬁguration. If you would like to use EZSetup for your wireless network conﬁguration, refer to chapter 6 for details.
• DNS: 192.168.1.1 (WL-500gP), or assign a known DNS server in your network. 4) Conﬁguring the wireless router Follow the steps below to enter the Web conﬁguration interface of WL-500gP. Enter the following address in your web browser: http://192.168.1.1 Defaults...
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 5) Quick setup To start quick setup, click Next to enter the “Quick Setup” page. Follow the instructions to setup the ASUS Wireless Router. 1. Select your time zone and click Next. 2. ASUS wireless router supports...
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual PPTP user If you are using PPTP services, select ADSL connection that requires username, herk036@adsl-comfort password and IP address. Fill in the username, password and IP address provided by your ISP into the fields. Click Next to continue.
Conﬁguring ASUS WLAN Card with One Touch Wizard If you have installed ASUS wireless card together with its utilities and drives on your PC, click Start -> Programes -> ASUS Utility-> WLAN Card -> One Touch Wizard to launch the One Touch...
4) It takes several seconds for the wireless your WLAN card the same with those at card to associate with WL-500gP. Press WL-500gP. In the previous steps the Key Next to setup TCP/IP for your WLAN Card. Length is 64 bits, Passphrase is 11111 Click Next to continue.
Conﬁguring WLAN card with Windows WZC service ® If you use non-ASUS wireless card, you can set up the wireless connection with Windows Wireless Zero Conﬁguration (WZC) service. 1) Double-click the wireless network icon on 2) Input the 10-digit keys you have set on the task bar to view available networks.
You can set up routing policies in this mode; however, NAT function is disabled. Access point mode works when you setup WL-500gP as a wireless bridge. In this mode, all Ethernet ports on WL-500gP (4 LAN ports and 1 WAN port) are recognized as LAN ports. WAN connection, NAT, and Internet ﬁrewall functions are disabled in access point mode.
Click Wireless -> Interface to open the conﬁguration page. Encryption The encrytion modes supported by WL-500gP are: WEP (64bits), WEP (128bits), TKIP, AES, and TKIP+AES. WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy, it uses 64bits or 128bits static keys to encrypt the data for wireless transmission.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual Authentication The authentication methods supported by WL-500gP include: Open, shared key, WPA-PSK, WPA, and Radius with 80.211x. Open: This option disables authentication protection for wireless network. Under Open mode, any IEEE802.11b/g client can connect to your wireless network.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 4) Setting up virtual DMZ in your LAN To expose an internal host to Internet and make all services provided by this host available to outside users, enable Vitural DMZ function to open all ports of the host.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 3. After clicking Free Trial, you are directed to the homepage of www.DynDNS. org, where you can register and apply for DDNS service. Read the policy and select "I have read...". 4. E n t e r y o u r u s e r n a m e , e-mail address, password, then click Create Account.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 9. After logging in, you can see this welcome message. 10. Select Services tab. 11. Click Add Dynamic DNS Host . 12. Enter the host name then click Add Host. 13. You can see this message when your hostname is successfully created.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 14. Fill the account information into the DDNS setting ﬁelds of your wireless router. 15. Click Finish. 16. Click Save & Restart to restart the wireless router and activate the settings. 17. Verify whether DDNS is working. Click Start menu and select Run..Type...
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 6) Setting up Bandwidth Management Bandwidth Management provides a mechanism to setup download and upload bandwidth based on IP address and port range. You can define the minimum bandwidth and maximum bandwidth for host within your LAN, and therefore control the trafﬁc of you network.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 4). T o s e t u p d o w n l o a d bandwidth policy for the all hosts in your LAN, leave the IP address and port fields blank, define the speeds (the speeds are higher than download policies).
Status & Log -> External USB Disk page to prevent data corruption. Note: Before applying change and rebooting WL-500gP, make sure all USB applications are disabled, it would take more than 20 seconds for WL-500gP 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...
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 2. Click Add to add a share folder. 3. Select the folder you want to share from Folder Manager and click Ok. To create a share folder, input the folder name in Add Folder field and press Add.
Download Master function helps to manage the download tasks without turning your computer on. To use this function, you need to mount a USB storage to WL-500gP Wireless Router. To use this function, you need to install ASUS Utilities from the support CD.
USB Web camera, enabling you to capture images and send them over the Internet. For this function, you need to plug a USB camera onto WL-500gP and enable ActiveX for your Web browser. Web camera 1. Click Web Camera page in USB Application folder.
Refer to the USB Web Camera support list on ASUS Website (www.asus.com) for supported Web Camera models. Image Size - Select the image size from the drop down list. 320 x 240 provides a larger image while 160 x 120 provides faster transmission.
Email Server - This ﬁeld indicates the E-mail server you use for exchanging E-mail. If you leave this ﬁeld blank, WL-500gP uses the mail server of your E-mail address in Send to ﬁeld. Subject - This ﬁeld is for the subject of E-mail.
Remote Site. 5) Sharing USB printer You can connect a comptible USB printer to the USB2.0 port of WL-500gP to share the printer with your LAN users. Follow the procedures below to setup your computers to utilize the printer server function of WL-500gP.
3. Select Create a new port and set Type accessing the network printer. of port to Standard TCP/IP Port, then click Next. 5. Input the IP address of WL-500gP in 6. Select Custom and click Settings... the Printer Name of IP Address ﬁeld and click Next.
Port then select Standard TCP/IP Port and click New Port button. Refer to step 5-8 for setting procedures. ® Note: If you use Windows 98 or ME which does not support Standard TCP/IP port, you need to use Romote Port which is supported by WL-500gP.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 6) Playing stream media on Xbox360 If you have a set of Xbox360, you can connect it to WL-500gP and play the media ﬁles stored in the hard disk on your television! To use this function, make sure you have installed a wireless card on your Xbox360 and enabled Media Server function on your WL-500gP.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 3. To play music from the USB hard disk, select Media page -> Music. 4. Select Computer. 5. Select Yes, continue when prmopted to install Window Media Connect on your PC. 6. Xbox360 automatically searches and find the WL-500gP.
7. Select Music folder in the hard disk and browse through the music list. Select the music you want to play. 8. To disconnect from WL-500gP, enter System page and select Computers. 9. Select Windows-based PC.The screen displays the currently connected PC.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 6. Setting up using ASUS utility 1) Utility Installation for WL-500gP 1. Click Install ASUS Wireless Router 2. Click Next to continue. Utilities to run the setup installation program. 3. Click Next to install the utility in the 4.
ﬂash and Internet connections will pause for a short period but will then return to normal operation without change. 2) To use EZSetup, we recommend using an ASUS wireless adapter such as WL-106gM, WL-100gE, and WL-169gE. Click the EZSetup button in the utility.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual If you need to configure the ISP settings for your wireless router, select Configure ISP settings, click Next and follow the instructions to complete the settings. Setup is complete, press Print/Save Wireless LAN Settings button for future reference.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 7. Troubleshooting Cannot access to web browser for router conﬁguration 2. Click on "Delete Cookies" and "Delete 1 . O p e n a w e b b r o w s e r a n d o p e n Files".
The following are factory default values. If you push the Restore button on the back of the ASUS Wireless Router for over 5 seconds, or click the “Restore” button on the “Factory Default” page under “ Advanced Setup”, the following default settings overwrite the old settings on your wireless router.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual 8. Appendix FCC Warning Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
WL-500gP Wireless Router User Manual Protection requirements for health and safety – Article 3.1a Testing for electric safety according to EN 60950-1 has been conducted. These are considered relevant and sufﬁcient. Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility – Article 3.1b Testing for electromagnetic compatibility according to EN 301 489-1 and EN 301 489-17 has been conducted.