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DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+
Modem Router
User Manual
E3738 / April 2008

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  • Page 1 ® DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual E3738 / April 2008...
  • Page 2 Web site address: usa.asus.com Technical support General support: +1-502-995-0883 Support (fax): +1-502-933-8713 Online support: http://vip.asus.com/eservice/techserv.aspx ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany & Austria) Company address: Harkort Str. 25, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany General (tel): +49-2102-95990 Web site address: www.asuscom.de General (fax): +49-2102-959911 Online contact: www.asuscom.de/sales...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Login the Web configuration interface ..........8 Quick setup ..................9 Manual Setup ................. 11 EZSetup ..................15 Connecting DSL-N13 with ASUS WLAN Card ....... 19 Wireless settings ................21 Setting up SSID ................21 Setting up wireless security ............21 MAC filter ..................26 Wireless bridge ................
  • Page 4 Setting up dynamic DNS ............... 38 Setting up default gateway ............. 41 Setting up static route ..............41 Setting up routing protocol - RIP ............ 42 ASUS AiDisk Setup ................ 43 USB applications ................46 FTP server function ................ 46 Sharing USB printer ............... 48 Management .
  • Page 5: Package Contents

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Package contents • DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL2/2+ Modem Router • AC power adapter (type varies by region) • Categroy 5 (Cat. 5) Ethernet cable • Telephone cable • Splitter (type varies by region) • Support CD (with electronic user manual included)
  • Page 6: Hardware Overview

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Hardware overview Front panel The DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL2/2+ Modem Router front panel contains LED indicators which shows the status of DSL-N13. PWR ADSL IP Label Activity Description Power ON (Power) No power Blink Restoring to factory default ADSL ON (Green) ADSL link up...
  • Page 7: Rear Panel

    USB 2.0 ADSL EZSetup Reset Antenna Viewed from left to right, the rear panel of DSL-N13 contains the following elements: • ADSL port • Power connector • Power switch • Four Local Area Network (LAN) ports • USB 2.0 ports •...
  • Page 8: Hardware Connections

    Ethernet connection Use Category 5 (CAT5) Ethernet cable to build up your wired LAN connections. The ASUS DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL2/ 2+ Modem Router is a Fast Ethernet device that provides 100Mbps network connection. To ensure the connection quality, use CAT5 Ethernet cable to connect your network devices, such as desktop computers and network printers.
  • Page 9: Connecting To The Internet

    • ISP Domain Name System (DNS) server address • Static IP address Preparing your LAN To use the DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL2/2+ Modem Router on your network, you need to install a network interface card (NIC) or an IEEE802.11b/g wireless network card to your computer. LAN configuration requirement For initial configuration, we recommend you to connect a computer to one of the LAN port of DSL-N13 and configure the TCP/IP settings of your computer.
  • Page 10: Login The Web Configuration Interface

    2. A login window appears. The default 1. Type 192.168.1.1 (default IP address username is admin, password is of DSL-N13) into the address box of admin (in lower case). the Web browser and press Enter. 3. When logged in, you can see the home page of DSL-N13 Web configuration interface.
  • Page 11: Quick Setup

    For static IP users, check Use Static IP Address, input your IP address, then click Next. Click Next to save the ADSL information to DSL-N13. If your actual connection is not PPPoE or PPPoA, click Manual Setting to manually set up DSL-N13. Refer to Page 11-13 for manual setting instruction.
  • Page 12 Click Next if your connection type is MER (DHCP). If your actual connection is not MER(DHCP), click Manual Setting to manually set up DSL-N13. Refer to Page 11-13 for manual setting instruction. Wireless setup 1. Choose a Security Level. For detailed security information, refer to Page 21-22.
  • Page 13: Manual Setup

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Manual Setup If you encounter difficulty when configuring your ADSL connection with Quick Setup, click Manual Setting to manually set up your DSL-N13. ADSL Setup 1. Select your Country and ISP and click Next. 2. If your country and ISP are not on the list, select Not list, key in your VPI and VCI...
  • Page 14 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 3. Select your connection type and click Next. You can get the connection type from your ISP. -- If your connection type is PPPoA or PPPoE For dynamic IP users, input your PPP user name, password, and service name then click Next. For static IP users, check Use Static IP Address then key in your IP address,...
  • Page 15 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual -- If your connection type is MER For dynamic IP users, check Obtain an IP address automatically, Obtain default gateway automatically, and Obtain DNS server address automatically, then click Next. For static IP users, check Use the following IP Address, Use the following default gateway, and Use the following DNS server address, then input the addresses in correspondent fields. -- If your connection type is IPoA Static IP user only. Input the WAN IP address assigned by your ISP, then click...
  • Page 16 2. This page provides a summary of DSL-N13 WAN and wirelss configuration. Click Save/Reboot to save and activate your configuration. 3. Setup complete! DSL-N13 reboots in about 50 seconds. The green bar shows the current rebooting status. After reboot, the web page will automatically refresh to...
  • Page 17: Ezsetup

    Installing ASUS utility To use ASUS EZSetup for DSL-N13 configuration, you must install the ASUS utilities from the support CD included in your package. Insert the CD into your optical drive and autorun the installation program. If autorun is disabled on your computer, double-click SETUP.EXE in the root directory of the CD.
  • Page 18 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 3. Push the red EZSetup button on the rear panel of DSL-N13 for over 3 seconds until the PWR LED is blinking. EZSetup 4. Click EZSetup button. 5. The system generates the SSID and Network key automatically. The network key is a 128-bit WEP key by default.
  • Page 19 7. The system detects your Internet connection type. The progress may take several seconds. If your ADSL connection is successfully detected by DSL-N13, skip to Step 8. If your ADSL connection can not be detected, you need follow Step 8 and manually set up your ADSL connection.
  • Page 20 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual If your country or ISP are not on the list, select Not listed for both country and ISP fields. Then select Connection type and fill in VPI and VCI. You can get VPI/VCI values from your ISP. 9. Input your ISP account User name and Password then click Next.
  • Page 21: Connecting Dsl-N13 With Asus Wlan Card

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Connecting DSL-N13 with ASUS WLAN Card 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 Wizard utility. 1. Select Connect to an existing wireless 2. One Touch Wizard searches and displays...
  • Page 22 DSL-N13. 2. Input the key you have set on the 1. Double-click the wireless network DSL-N13 and click Connect. The icon on the task bar to view available connection is complete within several networks. Select your wireless router and click Connect.
  • Page 23: Wireless Settings

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Wireless settings This chaper describes how to configure other wireless features of your ASUS DSL-N13 ADSL Wireless Router. Setting up SSID SSID stands for Service Set Identifier, also known as the name of a wireless network. To connect a wireless router, or to form a wireless bridge system, all wireless routers or APs or clients must have the same SSID.To setup SSID:...
  • Page 24 Encryption Encryption is used to convert plain text data into unreadable codes with certain type of algorithm before capsulation for wireless transmission. DSL-N13 supports the following encryption methods: WEP: WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy. It uses 64 or 128-bit static keys.
  • Page 25 You can select Enable ASUS Passphrass and input a passphrase in the first box below, the system automatically generates four netwrok keys for you. You can also disable ASUS Passphrass and input four keys manually. Record the passphrase (if any) and keys in your note.
  • Page 26 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 802.1X 1. Click Wireless -> Security in the left side menu to open the configuration page. 2. Select 802.1X in the Network Authentication field to enable authentication using RADIUS server in your network. 3. Input the RADIUS Server IP address, RADIUS port (the default value is 1812), and RADIUS Key.
  • Page 27 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 3. Set the WPA2 Preauthentication to Enabled if you want to use this function. 4. The Network Re-auth Interval is 36000 seconds by default, you can setup this value according to your network environment. 5. Set up RADIUS server inforamtion by inputting WPA Group Rekey Interval, RADIUS server IP address, RADIUS port and RADIUS Key.
  • Page 28: Mac Filter

    3. Press Save/Apply to save and activate the settings. Wireless bridge You can connect DSL-N13 to other wireless bridges so as to expand your wireless LAN. This function is also refer to as Wireless Distribution System (WDS). To setup WDS, the wireless routers must meet the following requirements: 1.
  • Page 29 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual WDS setup (DSL-N13) 1. Setting up encryption If you want to use encryption function, select a Network Authentication mode; if not, select Disabled. Click Wireless -> Security to open the configuration page. In this example, set authentication to Open and encryption to Enabled, select 128bit for...
  • Page 30 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual You can check Enable ASUS PassPhrase and input a string in Passphrase field to let the system generate the Network Keys. You can also disable Passphrase and input four keys manually. When finished, click Save/Apply. 2. Setting up channel Click Wireless -> Advanced. Set Channel to 11 and click Save/Apply.
  • Page 31 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 3. Setting IP address Click Advanced Setup -> LAN. Set DSL-N13 IP address to 12.168.1.1, select Enable DHCP Server and set Start IP address to 12.168.1.4. Click Save/ Reboot. 4. Setting WDS Click Wireless -> Wireless Bridge. Select Wireless Bridge. You can select Enabled(Scan) to find WL-500gD and WL-500gP. If the stations are on the list, check the checkbox and click Save/Apply.
  • Page 32: Wireless Advanced Settings

    4. WDS Setting • Open Wireless -> Bridge, set AP Mode to Hybrid. • Set Channel to 11. • Add the MAC address of DSL-N13 to Remote Bridge List. 5. Save the settings and reboot. Wireless advanced settings Click Wireless -> Advanced to configure advanced features of the wireless router such as communication channel, data rate and WMM.
  • Page 33: Network Security

    Setting up access right to DSL-N13 To protect your wired and wireless LAN, we recommend setting up access protection so as to prevent DSL-N13 from being viewed or modified by unauthenticated users. Service restriction DSL-N13 provides a Service Control List (SCL) that can enable or disable services which are used to access the router configuration interface.
  • Page 34: Setting Up Port Triggering

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Password protection DSL-N13 ADSL also provides three levels of access right: admin, support, and user. Account "admin" has full access to change and view configuration of the router, "support" is for ISP technician to view and keep maintenance to the router, "user" can view the router settings and statistics, as well as to update the software.
  • Page 35: Setting Up Virtual Server

    LAN. With virtual server, the router checks the port number of the packets sent to the WAN interface, translates the port numbers into private IP address, and redirects the packets to the corresponding internal hosts and servers. DSL-N13 supports up to 32 virtual server entries. To set up virtual server: 1.
  • Page 36: Setting Up Dmz Host

    Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), traditional NAT cannot translate the address because lack of preset service ports. To enable such services while at the same time do not sacrifice network security, DSL-N13 introduces Application Layer Gateway (ALG) to allow SIP request going through fireware and NAT from WAN. To configure ALG: 1.
  • Page 37: Firewall- Incoming Ip Filter

    Firewall- Incoming IP filter By default, all incoming IP traffic is blocked. You can allow certain types of IP traffic by setting up filter rules at DSL-N13. 1. Click Advanced Setup -> Security -> IP Filtering -> Incoming in the left side menu to open the configuration page.
  • Page 38: Access Time Restriction

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Access time restriction This function enables to put time restriction on Internet access by setting up blocking time table. To configure the access time restriction: 1. Click Advanced Setup -> Security -> Parental Control in the left side menu to open the configuration page. Click Add to create a new rule.
  • Page 39: Advanced Settings

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Advanced settings This chapter shows how to configure other advanced router features of DSL-N13. Click Advanced Setup -> WAN in the left side menu to enter the WAN setup page. This page allows you to edit the WAN settings. 1. Click Advanced Setup -> LAN in the left side menu to enter the Local Area Network (LAN) Setup page.
  • Page 40: Setting Up Dns Server

    Setting up DNS server Domain Name System (DNS) server is used to translate IP addresses into easy-to- remember domain names, such as www.asus.com, and vice versa. Click Advanced Setup -> DNS -> DNS Server to open the DNS server configuration page. By default, the DNS server is set to automatically accept the DNS server assigned by ISP.
  • Page 41 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 3. A message prompts out asking you to check your mailbox for the activation letter. Open your mailbox and read the mail. 4. You can find the letter in your E-mail box. Click the hyperlink. 5. The link directs you to a login page.
  • Page 42 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 11. Y o u c a n s e e t h i s message when your hostname is successfully created. DSL-N13 DDNS settings 1. Click Advanced Setup -> DNS -> Dynamic DNS to enter the configuration page. Press Add to configure Dynamic DNS. 2. Choose your DDNS provider and fill in the hostname. The supported DDNS provider are DynDNS.org and TZO.
  • Page 43: Setting Up Default Gateway

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Setting up default gateway This section allows to manually setup default gateway of Internet connection. 1. Click Advanced Setup -> Routing -> Default Gateway to open the configuration page. 2. By default, automatic assigned default gateway is enabled, that is, the router accepts the first received gateway assignment from ISP. If your ISP specifies a gateway, uncheck Enable Automatic Assigned Default Gateway and enter the gateway address.
  • Page 44: Setting Up Routing Protocol - Rip

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Setting up routing protocol - RIP RIP stands for Rounting Information Protocol. DSL-N13 supports RIPv1 and RIPv2. 1. Click Advanced Setup -> Routing -> RIP to open the configuration page. 2. To activate RIP, select Enabled radio button for global RIP mode. 3. To configure an individual interface, select the desired RIP version and operation and check the Enabled checkbox for the interface.
  • Page 45: Asus Aidisk Setup

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual ASUS AiDisk Setup Instant AiDisk Sharing Asus AiDisk helps you remotely share your files with an easy-to-remember link. You can choose “Instant AiDisk Sharing” or “Secured AiDisk Sharing” first then set up your preferred host name. To let other people to log in your FTP without using any account ID and password: 1.
  • Page 46 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 2. Click USB Application > FTP Server > User List to open the User List page (see figure below). 3. Click Add from the User list page to open the User List Add page (see figure below) and to add users. If you want to remove a user, check the Remove box behind that user and click the Remove button.
  • Page 47 4. Choose your current Internet settings from the Interface drop-down list, then click Save/ Apply. DSL-N13 will automatically reboot. 5. You can now have your unique, preferred, and easy-to-remember name to share your AiDisk! Just tell your friends to type ftp://yourpreferredname.asuscomm.com into the address box of their web broswer and press Enter key to get onto your AiDisk with designated user name and password (if any).
  • Page 48: Usb Applications

    Before setup, you need to prepare a USB disk for FTP storage. Setting up FTP server To setup FTP server: 1. Plug your USB storage into the USB2.0 port on the DSL-N13 rear panel. Then click USB Application -> FTP Server in the left side menu to open the configuration page. 2. Set Enable FTP Server to Yes.
  • Page 49 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Setting up FTP account You can set up 12 accounts for your FTP site. 1. Click USB Application -> FTP Server -> User List in the left side menu to open the configuration page. Click Add to create new FTP account. 2. Define the User name, Password for the new account. Setup the Max. Login to restrict the access request.
  • Page 50: Sharing Usb Printer

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Sharing USB printer You can plug your USB printer to the USB2.0 port of DSL-N13 to share it within your LAN. After you plug a printer to the USB port, you can see the status of printer by clicking USB Application -> Printer Status. Setting up printer client under Windows XP Follow the steps below to install network printer on your clients.
  • Page 51 DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual 6. Select Custom and click Settings... 5. Input the IP address of DSL-N13 in the Printer Name of IP Address field and click Next. 7. Set Protocol to LPR and type 8. Press Next to finish standard TCP/ LPRServer in Queue Name field.
  • Page 52 Click Add Port then select Standard TCP/IP Port and click New Port button. Refer to Step 5-8 for setting procedures. 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 DSL-N13.
  • Page 53: Management

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Management This chapter describes how to maintain your DSL-N13 wireless ADSL router. Configuration backup You can backup the configuration to a file and store it on your computer. Click Management -> Settings to open the configuration page and click the Backup Settings button.
  • Page 54: Setting Up Time Server

    DSL-N13 Wireless ADSL 2/2+ Modem Router User Manual Setting up time server You can configure the time setting so that DSL-N13 can always synchronize with a time server from Internet. Click Management -> Time settings and check Automatically synchronize with International servers. Select a time server from the drop-down list and set your time zone. When finished, click Save/Apply.