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  • Page 1 RT-N10E EZ N Router User Manual...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents About this guide ..................4 How this guide is organized .............. 4 Conventions used in this guide ............5 Knowing your wireless router Package contents .................. 6 System requirements ................6 Before you proceed ................6 Hardware features ................. 7 Top panel ...................
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    This guide contains the following parts: • Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router This chapter provides information on the package contents, system requirements, hardware features, and LED indicators of the ASUS Wireless Router. • Chapter 2: Getting started This chapter provides instructions on setting up the Router, Repeater and Access Point modes of the ASUS Wireless Router.
  • Page 5: Conventions Used In This Guide

    • Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI This chapter provides instructions on configuring the ASUS Wireless Router using its web graphics user interface (web GUI). • Chapter 5: Installing the utilities This chapter provides information on the utilities that are available from http://support.asus.com.
  • Page 6: Knowing Your Wireless Router

    • An installed TCP/IP and Internet browser Before you proceed Take note of the following guidelines before installing the ASUS Wireless Router: • The length of the Ethernet cable that connects the device to the network (hub, ADSL/cable modem, router, wall patch) must not exceed 100 meters.
  • Page 7: Hardware Features

    operated in accordance with the RF Guidelines for Human Exposure adopted by the Federal Communications Commission. Hardware features Top panel RT-N10E Status indicators Status Indication No power System ready (Power) Flashing Rescue mode No power Wireless system ready (WLAN) Flashing Transmitting or receiving data (wireless) Flashing WPS processing...
  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    Rear panel Item Description WPS button Press this button to establish wireless connection. LAN 1 ~ 4 ports Connect RJ-45 Ethernet cables to these ports to establish LAN connection. WAN port Connect an RJ-45 Ethernet cable to this port to establish WAN connection.
  • Page 9: Bottom Panel

    Bottom panel Item Description Mounting hooks Use the mounting hooks to mount your router on concrete or wooden surfaces using two round head screws. Air vents These vents provide ventilation to your router. Note: For details on mounting your router on a wall or ceiling, refer to the section Mounting options on the next page of this user manual.
  • Page 10: Mounting Options

    Mounting options Out of the box, the ASUS Wireless Router is designed to sit on a raised flat surface like a file cabinet or book shelf. The unit may also be converted for mounting to a wall or ceiling. To mount the ASUS Wireless Router: 1.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting started Setting up the wireless router The ASUS Wireless Router includes a web graphics user interface (web GUI) that allows you to configure the wireless router using your web browser on your computer. Note: For details on configuring your wireless router using the web GUI, refer to Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI.
  • Page 12: Setting Up The Wireless Router In Router Mode

    Setting up the wireless router in Router mode In the Router mode, the wireless router connects to the Internet via PPPoE, Automatic IP, PPTP, LTP, or Static IP, and provides you with wireless radio signals. The NAT, firewall, and IP sharing services for LAN clients are enabled. To set up the wireless router in Router mode: 1.
  • Page 13 Then the QIS starts to detect your Internet connection type. 3. Key in the user name and password. Click Apply all settings. 4. The Internet connection setup is completed. • Click Going to Internet to surf the Internet. • Click Advanced Setting page to manually configure advanced settings including the SSID, authentication, and encryption methods for the wireless router.
  • Page 14: Setting Up The Wireless Router In Repeater Mode

    Setting up the wireless router in Repeater mode In the Repeater mode, the wireless router extends your wireless network coverage and provides you with higher quality wireless radio signals. The NAT, firewall, and IP sharing services are disabled. To set up the wireless router in Repeater mode: 1.
  • Page 15: Setting Up The Wireless Router In Ap Mode

    Setting up the wireless router in AP mode In the AP mode, the wireless router receives the WAN IP address from the router connected to the WAN port and provides you with wireless radio signals. The NAT, firewall, and IP sharing services are disabled. To set up the wireless router in AP mode: 1.
  • Page 16 . Launch your web browser and the QIS web page appears automatically. Select Access Point mode, then click Save. Note: If the QIS web page does not appear after you launched your web browser, disable the proxy settings on your web browser. 3.
  • Page 17: Configuring The Network Clients

    • Subnet Mask: 55.55.55.0 (same as the ASUS Wireless Router) • Gateway: 19.18.1.1 (IP address of the ASUS Wireless Router) • DNS: 19.18.1.1 (ASUS Wireless Router) or assign a known DNS server in your network Chapter 3: Configuring the clients...
  • Page 18: Windows 2000

    Windows 2000 ® 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Dial-up Connection. Right-click Local Area Connection then click Properties. . Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), then click Properties. 3. Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically.
  • Page 19 Windows ® 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network Connection. Right-click Local Area Connection then select Properties. . Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), then click Properties. 3. Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically.
  • Page 20 Windows Vista/7 ® 1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center. Click View status > Properties > Continue. . Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), then click Properties. 3. Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically.
  • Page 21: Configuring Via The Web Gui

    • In the Router mode, the router’s IP address is 192.168.1.1. • In the AP mode, click Device Discovery then download and install the ASUS utilities. . On the login page, key in the default user name (admin) and password (admin).
  • Page 22 3. From the main page, click the navigation menu or links to configure the various features of the ASUS Wireless Router. RT-N10E Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI...
  • Page 23: Using The Network Map

    Using the Network Map Network Map allows you to view the status and configure the connection settings of the Internet, system, and clients in your network. It enables you to quickly set up your Wide Area Network (WAN) using the Quick Internet Setup (QIS) feature, or to quickly set up your Local Area Network (LAN) using the WPS Wizard.
  • Page 24: Creating Multiple Ssid Profiles

    Creating multiple SSID profiles The wireless router allows you to create multiple SSID profiles that meet various working scenarios. To create an SSID profile: 1. Under System status, click Add. 2. Configure the profile settings, then click Add. RT-N10E Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI...
  • Page 25: Managing Bandwidth With Ezqos

    Managing bandwidth with EzQoS EzQoS Bandwidth Management enables you to set the bandwidth priority and manage the network traffic. To set up the bandwidth priority: 1. Click EzQoS Bandwidth Management from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. .
  • Page 26: Upgrading The Firmware

    Upgrading the firmware Note: Download the latest firmware from the ASUS website at http://www.asus.com. To upgrade the firmware: 1. Click Advanced Setting from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. . Under the Administration menu, click Firmware Upgrade.
  • Page 27: Restoring/saving/uploading Settings

    Restoring/Saving/Uploading settings To restore/save/upload the settings: 1. Click Advanced Setting from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. . Under the Administration menu, click Restore/Save/Upload Setting. 3. Select the tasks that you want to do: • To restore to the default factory settings, click Restore, and click OK in the confirmation message.
  • Page 28: Installing The Utilities

    Installing the utilities Note: ASUS wireless router utilities can be downloaded from http://support.asus.com After downloading and installing the setup file for the ASUS wireless utilities, the Device Discovery and Firmware Restoration utilities will be added to your applications.
  • Page 29 3. Click Next to accept the default destination folder or click Browse to specify another path. 4. Click Next to accept the default program folder or enter another name. 5. Click Finish when setup is completed. Chapter 5: Installing the utilities RT-N10E...
  • Page 30: Device Discovery

    Device Discovery Device Discovery is an ASUS WLAN utility that detects an ASUS wireless router and enables you to configure the device. To launch the Device Discovery utility: From your computer’s desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility >...
  • Page 31: Firmware Restoration

    RT-N10E Wireless Router > Firmware Restoration. 4. Specify a firmware file, then click Upload. Note: This is not a firmware upgrade utility and cannot be used on a working ASUS Wireless Router. Normal firmware upgrades must be done through the web interface. Refer to Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI for more details.
  • Page 32: Wps Wizard

    LAN cards/adapters that support WPS: ® OS Support Wireless Adapter Support Intel wireless LAN card ASUS USB-N13 with UT v4.1.1.0 or later Windows 7 ASUS PCE-N13 with UT v4.0..0 or later ASUS USB-N10 with UT v1.0.0.9 or later Intel wireless LAN card ASUS USB-N13 with UT v4.1.1.0 or later...
  • Page 33 . Press the WPS button on your router. WPS button 3. On the WPS Wizard, click Next to continue. Notes: • When running WPS, the Internet connection pauses briefly then reestablishes the connection. • If the WPS button is pushed without running the WPS Wizard, the WPS LED indicator flashes and Internet connection pauses briefly and then reestablishes the connection.
  • Page 34 4. Key in desired network name or SSID (service set identifier). When done, click Next. 5. Create and key in a passphrase consisting of 8-3 characters or use the automatically generated passphrase then click Next. A passphrase is a sentence, phrase, or sequence of alpha-numeric characters used to generate a security key.
  • Page 35 6. When finished, click Save or print settings for future reference or Save settings to a USB flash drive to add other devices to the network. Click Next to connect to the Internet. Note: For more details on adding devices to the network using a USB flash drive, refer to the section Adding network devices using a USB flash drive on the next page.
  • Page 36 Adding network devices using a USB flash drive With the WPS utility, you can add devices to your network using a USB flash drive. To add network devices using a USB flash drive: 1. In the WPS Wizard, click Save settings to a USB flash drive. 2.
  • Page 37 3. Unplug the USB flash drive from your computer then insert it to the other computer that you want to add to your wireless network. 4. Locate SetupWireless.exe from the USB drive, and double-click to run it. Click Yes to add the computer to the wireless network. 5.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This troubleshooting guide provides solutions to some common problems that you may encounter while installing or using the ASUS Wireless Router. These problems require simple troubleshooting that you can perform by yourself. Contact the ASUS Technical Support if you encounter problems not mentioned in this chapter.
  • Page 39 Problem Action Cannot access the Internet • Move the router closer to the wireless client. via wireless LAN adapter. • Check whether the wireless adapter is connected to the correct wireless router. • Check whether the wireless channel in use conforms to the channels available in your country/area.
  • Page 40 IP address: 19.18.1.1 Domain Name: (Blank) Subnet Mask: 55.55.55.0 DNS Server 1: 19.18.1.1 DNS Server 2: (Blank) SSID: ASUS I cannot use 19.18.1.1 to Check the router’s operation mode. enter the web GUI. • In the Router mode, the default IP address is 19.18.1.1.
  • Page 41: Asus Ddns Service

    2. I did not register the ASUS DDNS for the router I bought six months ago. Can I still register it? Yes, you can still register the ASUS DDNS service for your router. The DDNS service is embedded in your router, so you can register the ASUS DDNS service anytime.
  • Page 42 DDNS results in different WAN IPs in MS DOS and in the router configuration page. Different ISPs may have different interval time for IP updating. 6. Is the ASUS DDNS service free, or is it just a trial version? The ASUS DDNS service is a free and embedded service in some ASUS routers.
  • Page 43: Appendices

    Appendices Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 44: Ce Mark Warning

    Declaration of Conformity for R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC Essential requirements – Article 3 Protection requirements for health and safety – Article 3.1a Testing for electric safety according to EN 0950-1 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.
  • Page 45 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. Preamble The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users.
  • Page 46 Terms & conditions for copying, distribution, & modification 0. This License applies to any program or other work which contains a notice placed by the copyright holder saying it may be distributed under the terms of this General Public License. The “Program”, below, refers to any such program or work, and a “work based on the Program”...
  • Page 47 announcement.) These requirements apply to the modified work as a whole. If identifiable sections of that work are not derived from the Program, and can be reasonably considered independent and separate works in themselves, then this License, and its terms, do not apply to those sections when you distribute them as separate works.
  • Page 48 code. 4. You may not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Program except as expressly provided under this License. Any attempt otherwise to copy, modify, sublicense or distribute the Program is void, and will automatically terminate your rights under this License. However, parties who have received copies, or rights, from you under this License will not have their licenses terminated so long as such parties remain in full compliance.
  • Page 49 consequence of the rest of this License. 8. If the distribution and/or use of the Program is restricted in certain countries either by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the original copyright holder who places the Program under this License may add an explicit geographical distribution limitation excluding those countries, so that distribution is permitted only in or among countries not thus excluded.
  • Page 50: Safety Warning

    NCC Warning ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components, as well as the packaging materials.
  • Page 51: Asus Contact Information

    ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA Telephone +1509550883 +1509338713 Website usa.asus.com Online support support.asus.com ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 1-3, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +4910959911 Website www.asus.de Online contact www.asus.de/sales Technical Support Telephone (Component)
  • Page 52 ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Manufacturer: Tel: +88--894-3447 Address: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 11, TAIWAN ASUS Computer GmbH Authorised representative in Europe: Address: HARKORT STR. 1-3, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY BOGAZICI BIL GISAYAR SAN. VE TIC. A.S. Authorised distributors in Turkey:...

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