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Cisco Small Business
500 Series Wireless Access Point

Quick Start Guide

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  • Page 1: Quick Start Guide

    Quick Start Guide Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Point Versión en Español para México en el CD Version en français sur CD Versione italiana sul CD Deutsch Version auf CD...
  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    Thank you for choosing the Cisco Small Business WAP551 or WAP561 Wireless Access Point. The Cisco WAP551 is a single-radio, selectable- band, 450Mbps data rate 802. 1 1n access point, and the Cisco WAP561 is a dual-radio variant of the Cisco WAP551.
  • Page 3: Front Panel

    Subnetwork Mask 255.255.255.0 If you are using a Cisco Small Business RV Series router, the default range for the DHCP assigned address is from 192. 1 68. 1 . 1 00 to 192. 1 68. 1 .254. Any device connecting to the same LAN will be assigned an IP address in this range.
  • Page 4: Placement Tips

    Wall and Ceiling Mounting The Cisco WAP551 and WAP561 can be wall or ceiling-mounted. There is a mounting kit packed with your device. The kit is designed to install your device to the wall or the ceiling.
  • Page 5 Connect the other end of the network Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port of the wireless access point. After installation, all lights should be active. Refer to Verifying the Hardware Installation, page 6 for details about the different lights on each switch. Cisco Small Business WAP500 Series Wireless Access Point...
  • Page 6: Verifying The Hardware Installation

    GE Ethernet link is active. Solid Amber FE Ethernet link is active. Flashing Transmitting or receiving data. If you need help resolving a problem, visit the Cisco Small Business Support Community at www.cisco.com/go/smallbizsupport. Cisco Small Business WAP500 Series Wireless Access Point...
  • Page 7: Getting Started With The Configuration

    In the Address field enter the default DHCP address and press the Enter key. Enter the default user name of cisco and password of cisco in the User Name and Password fields. Click Login. The Wireless Access Point Setup Wizard appears.
  • Page 8: Troubleshooting

    To use ping on a computer running Windows: Verify that the Cisco WAP551 or WAP561 is powered on and the lights indicate the appropriate links. Locate the device’s IP address. While there are different ways to locate your device’s IP address, this procedure uses Cisco FindIT.
  • Page 9 The most likely cause of connectivity failure is an incorrect IP address. The Web browser may be pointed to the wrong IP address, or your computer may be configured with an IP address that is not in the same subnet as the device. Cisco Small Business WAP500 Series Wireless Access Point...
  • Page 10: Rebooting The Devices Or Returning Them To Their Factory Default Settings

    • To restore the device to the factory default settings, with the power on, press-and-hold the Reset button with an opened paperclip for more than 10 seconds. – All of the lights will go off. – Release the Reset button when power light turns on. Cisco Small Business WAP500 Series Wireless Access Point...
  • Page 11: Where To Go From Here

    _support_center_contacts.html Cisco Small Business www.cisco.com/go/smallbizfirmware Firmware Downloads Select a link to download firmware for Cisco Small Business Products. No login is required. Downloads for all other Cisco Small Business products, including Network Storage Systems, are available in the Download area on Cisco.com at...
  • Page 12 Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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