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Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem
User Guide
This device works in a frequency band for which a general licence might have to be
obtained. Please contact your service provider or your National Authority for Frequency
Management about licensing before putting this device into service.

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    Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem User Guide This device works in a frequency band for which a general licence might have to be obtained. Please contact your service provider or your National Authority for Frequency Management about licensing before putting this device into service.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    What is WiMAX? ........... . 7 The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem ......7 Product features .

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    Before contacting customer service or your provider ....43 Checking the connection to the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem ..43 Configuring the Web browser .

  • Page 5: For Your Safety

    Please read the safety instructions carefully before putting into service. Safety precautions General safety instructions Only pass on the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem to third parties with this user guide and the assembly instructions. The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem must only be installed and put into use by a qualified electrician in accordance with the supplied installation instructions.

  • Page 6: Information On Specific Absorption Rate (sar)

    Notes on the user guide This user guide describes how to set up and configure the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Out- door Modem. Installation of the individual components is dealt with in the assembly instructions, which you received together with the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem.

  • Page 7: The Cisco Bwx360 Wimax Outdoor Modem

    Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem already meets the latest IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard, a mobile WiMAX standard that offers many extra possibilities. The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem With your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem, you can make use of everything the Internet has to offer: Downloads –...

  • Page 8: Product Features

    Compact design and easy installation DHCP server and routing functions High performance and Quality of Service Scope of delivery 1 Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem, comprising: – 1 Outdoor modem (to be installed by an electrician) – 1 Indoor unit 1 power lead (two-pin) 1 Ethernet cable (length 1.8 m)

  • Page 9: Connectors And Leds

    Red: The connection between the indoor unit and the out- door modem is faulty. The LED shows that power is being supplied. Green: The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem is powered correctly. Ethernet socket for data exchange with a PC or network (RJ45, 10/100 Base T), see "Connecting a PC or switch"...

  • Page 10: Installing The Cisco Bwx360 Wimax Outdoor Modem

    Installing the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem Installing the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem essentially comprises three components: Outdoor modem with integrated antennas (X-pol) Indoor unit The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem must be assembled and put into service by a qualified electrician.

  • Page 11: Choosing The Location

    System requirements Choosing the location Choose the location so that you can easily establish the following connections: – Ethernet cable socket, which, for example, establishes the connection to the out- door modem through a wall duct. – Ethernet cable socket for connection with a PC or network. –...

  • Page 12: Connecting The Cisco Bwx360 Wimax Outdoor Modem

    Wall mounting (optional) Connecting the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem Set up the connections on the indoor unit in the following order: 1. Connect the outdoor modem. 2. Connect the PC or the switch/hub. 3. Connect the indoor unit to the mains power supply and switch all the devices on.

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    Wall mounting (optional) Connecting the indoor unit to a PC Connect an Ethernet cable plug to the IN socket on the indoor unit. Connect the other plug of the Ethernet cable to the LAN interface on the PC. Connecting the indoor unit to a switch Connect an Ethernet cable plug to the IN socket on the indoor unit.

  • Page 14: Switching On The Devices

    Check the LEDs during startup: LEDs during startup: – The ON power supply LED lights up green, and the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Out- door Modem starts a self-test. – The FAULT LED (red) and the CONNECT LED (green) light up for approximately 1 second and then go out.

  • Page 15: Configuration With The Web Browser

    Configuration with the Web browser Configuration with the Web browser You do not need to install any software on your PC to configure your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem; the configuration program is stored on the device. Open this software in the same way as an Internet page in the Web browser and make the required settings.

  • Page 16: User Interface Elements

    Check the connections; see "Connecting the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem" on page 12. If you use a firewall on the PC, it must allow connection to the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem. If applicable, switch off the firewall for a test; if you can then open the login screen, configure the firewall accordingly.

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    Click the menu items to display the respective pages of the currently open con- figuration area or a submenu. Working area: Check the settings on your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem and change them as necessary. Buttons Open online Help.

  • Page 18: Setting The Language

    Menu structure The menu of the user interface on your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem is split into the following main areas: Home, Basic Setup Wizard, Advanced Settings and Status. Under these menu options, you will find the following areas:...

  • Page 19: The Home Page

    The Home page The Home page Once you have logged in successfully to the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem, you will see the Home page for the device software. The start screen offers an overview of all areas of the configuration program:...

  • Page 20: Basic Setup Wizard

    Internet provider. Enter the access data and click Next. Your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem can be used as an Internet router or bridge. For more on this see "Setting the operating mode" on...

  • Page 21: Adjusting The Antenna

    First check your access data by going back to the WiMAX configuration page (see page 20). If you have entered your access data correctly, adjust the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem. Turn your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem by approx. 20°. Turn or move the device a little at a time and note the signal strength display.

  • Page 22: Precisely Aligning The Antenna

    The closer together the sequence of beeps, the better the con- nection quality. Turn or move the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem a little at a time and note the signal quality display. Use this to move the antenna to the position with the best signal quality.

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    When your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem is optimally aligned: Click End to close the Basic Setup Wizard and apply the settings you have made. Make sure that in future your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem is always in the set position.

  • Page 24: Advanced Settings

    In the Advanced Settings menu, you can configure all the options for the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem. If required, you can also change the settings you made using the Basic Setup Wizard. The following table contains the options avail- able in this menu.

  • Page 25: Setting The Operating Mode

    (see page 30) because the network components receive IP addresses in the public network. If you want to access the configuration program of the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Out- door Modem via your PC, you must connect the PC directly to the indoor unit LAN port.

  • Page 26: Configuring Internet Access

    Advanced Settings Configuring Internet access If you have configured the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem using the Basic Setup Wizard, you have also configured your Internet access. You can check or change these settings in the Internet menu. This menu also offers you a wide range of possibilities for setting up security settings and limiting access to the Internet as well as for providing your own services on the Internet.

  • Page 27: Setting Up Dns Servers

    Preferred DNS server and the Alternate DNS server. Enabling or disabling the firewall Your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem comes with an integrated firewall, which protects your device and network against unauthorised access from the Internet. If the firewall is enabled, your device can identify certain events, e.g. suspicious incoming data packets from the Internet, as attacks and avert them (hacker defence).

  • Page 28: Port Forwarding

    Advanced Settings Port Forwarding The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem comes with the NAT (Network Address Translation) function, which is always activated in Router operating mode. With address mapping, multiple users in the local network can access the Internet via the public IP address.

  • Page 29: Opening The Firewall For A Selected Pc (exposed Host)

    The IP addresses of the PCs you want to set up as exposed hosts must remain unchanged. If the IP addresses of the PCs are assigned via the DHCP server of the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem, you must select the option Never expires as the Lease time when configuring the DHCP server or assign static IP addresses to the PCs, see "Configuring...

  • Page 30: Lan Configuration

    This address block is 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.255.254. Configuring the DHCP server The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem has a DHCP server for which the factory setting is active. Consequently, the IP addresses of the PCs are automatically assigned by the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem.

  • Page 31: Wimax Configuration

    IP address you wish to assign to the PC. Configuring the local network in Bridge operating mode In Bridge operating mode (see page 25) the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem DHCP server is deactivated. The network components get their IP addresses from a DHCP server in the public network.

  • Page 32: Administration

    System password The system password is the password for configuring your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Out- door Modem and is requested when you open the configuration pages, see "Launching the user interface" on page 15.

  • Page 33: Restoring Factory Settings

    WiMAX Outdoor Modem. Restoring factory settings You can reset the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem to the factory settings. You should do this before making the device available to others or exchanging it through the dealer. Otherwise unauthorised users may use the Internet access data at your expense.

  • Page 34: Restart

    Updating the firmware Restart If the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem is not operating properly, you can reboot it. It should then be ready for use again. Open the Advanced Settings tab and on the Administration menu select Restart. Click Ok to reboot the device.

  • Page 35: Status

    Status Status You can check the status of your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem with the pages in the Status menu. The menu is divided into several individual pages opened by clicking the entries in the menu area. To help with orientation, in the following sec- tions the path is placed first so that you can quickly find the status messages described.

  • Page 36: Internet

    If necessary, click the Refresh button to refresh the data in the status display. Internet Status > Internet The connection settings for your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem are dis- played in the Internet submenu. Connection status The status of the radio connection with the WiMAX network...

  • Page 37: Local Network Lan

    Status > Local Network The configuration of the local network is displayed in the Local Network submenu. IP address IP address used by the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem in your local network. Default: 192.168.2.1 Subnet mask Subnet mask of your local network. Default: 255.255.255.0...

  • Page 38: Device Status

    Device status Device status Status > Device Status The device status of your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem is displayed in the Device Status submenu. System uptime Operating time of your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem since it was last restarted. The operating time is given in the format ddd:hh:mm:ss (d=days, h=hours, m=minutes, s=seconds).

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    Radio status Received power level Receive level from the WiMAX base station. Values in the range -70 dBm to - 10 dBm are considered optimum. You can ensure this by optimising the antenna direction. Transmitted power level Current transmission power. Carrier to interference and noise ratio Measurement of the reception quality of the base station.

  • Page 40: Using The Cisco Bwx360 Wimax Outdoor Modem

    Using the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem When you have finished configuring your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem, use it to surf the Internet, send e-mails etc. As soon as you attempt to access the Internet with a PC connected to the...

  • Page 41: Appendix

    Troubleshooting In the case of network problems troubleshooting may be difficult, as miscellaneous net- work parameters may be affected. This section only describes problems which are associated with the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem. Symptom Possible cause and solutions No LED does light up.

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    Troubleshooting Symptom Possible cause and solutions The Cisco BWX360 WiMAX If you operate the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Outdoor Modem can not be Modem in bridge mode, first check the following: reached via LAN (Ethernet). 1. In bridge mode the PC must be connected directly to the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem in- door unit LAN port.

  • Page 43: Other Faults And Problems

    Checking the connection to the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem Other faults and problems You are using a firewall on the PC that prevents access to the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem Test this, if necessary, by briefly switching off the firewall. If access is possible, config- ure the firewall.

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    The PC now sends some test packets via this connection and checks whether the con- nection partner responds. The connection partner may respond in the following ways: Reply from the IP address of your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem; sta- tistics about the connection are presented. If you receive these statistics, the con- nection to the device is OK.

  • Page 45: Configuring The Web Browser

    Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem; for this reason, your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem can only be configured if the HTTP proxy is not being used for local pages.

  • Page 46: Allowing Pop-up Windows

    Open Internet Explorer. Click on Tools and then on Pop-up Blocker and choose Pop-up Blocker Set- tings. Enter the IP address of your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem as the Web- site address: 192.168.2.1 Click on the Add button. Click on Close to apply the settings.

  • Page 47: Specifications

    Specifications Enter the IP address of your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem as the Web- site address: 192.168.2.1 Click on the Allow button. Click on Close and on OK to apply the settings. Specifications Model Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem...

  • Page 48: End User Software License Agreement

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    Subject to the limitations and conditions set forth herein, Cisco warrants that commenc- ing from the date of shipment to Customer (but in case of resale by an authorized Cisco reseller, commencing not more than ninety (90) days after original shipment by Cisco),...

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    Software to Customer may, at its option, require return of the Software and/ or Documentation as a condition to the remedy. In no event does Cisco warrant that the Software is error free or that Customer will be able to operate the Software without problems or interruptions.

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    The Agreement has been written in the English language, and the parties agree that the English version will govern. For product warranty terms and other information applicable to this product please con- tact your Service Provider or Cisco. © 2010 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

  • Page 56: Open Source Software Used In The Product

    Source Software, licensed under an Open Source Software License and developed by third parties. These Open Source Software files are protected by copyright. Your rights to use the Open Source Software beyond the mere execution of the Cisco program, is governed by the relevant Open Source Software license conditions.

  • Page 57: Open Source Software Used

    End User Software License Agreement Open Source Software used Open Source Software Compo- License nent wpa_supplicant BSD-license djbdns public domain zlib Zlib license boost lib Boost Software License expat expat license openSSL OpenSSL License, SSLeay License sybyx proprietary AES and combined encryption / proprietary authentication modes Acknowledgements...

  • Page 58: Open Source Software Licenses

    End User Software License Agreement Open Source Software Licenses WPA-Supplicant License: BSD WPA Supplicant ============== Copyright (c) 2003-2007, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors All Rights Reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are per- mitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1.

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    End User Software License Agreement OpenSSL License Copyright (c) 1998-2005 The OpenSSL Project. All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are per- mitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

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    End User Software License Agreement Original SSLeay License Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com) All rights reserved. This package is an SSL implementation written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com). The implementation was written so as to conform with Netscapes SSL. This library is free for commercial and non-commercial use as long as the following conditions are aheared to.

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    End User Software License Agreement Zlib: 'zlib' general purpose compression library version 1.1.4, March 11th, 2002 Copyright (C) 1995-2002 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this software. Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose, including com- mercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it freely, subject to the following restrictions:...

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    End User Software License Agreement OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEAL- INGS IN THE SOFTWARE. expat Copyright (c) 1998, 1999, 2000 Thai Open Source Software Center Ltd and Clark Coo- Copyright (c) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Expat maintainers. Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge,...

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    End User Software License Agreement OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DIS- CLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL MEDIASITE INC OR ITS CONTRIBUTORS BE LIA- BLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CON- SEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES;...

  • Page 64: Glossary

    IP address be assigned to different network components in succession as and when required. DHCP server There is a DHCP integrated into the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem that auto- matically assigns IP addresses to PCs in the local network.

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    IP address. Downlink Files that your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem receives and forwards to your local network. Digital Subscriber Line. DSL is a technique whereby data is transmitted via the conven- tional phone line.

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    Glossary File Transfer Protocol. Protocol for exchanging files via the Internet. FTP is used, for example, to make files available for download or to receive files from other users. Full duplex Data transmission operating mode in which data can be sent and received at the same time.

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    Glossary IEEE 802.16 Standard defined by the IEEE for WiMAX. Similarly to other standards in the 802 series (e.g. 802.3 Ethernet, 802.11 WLAN), the WiMAX standard is one of the standards for networks. The standard has progressed in accordance with new developments; there are currently two main versions: IEEE 802.16-2004: WiMAX, which specifies the secure location for connection part- ners.

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    Glossary Internet Service Provider. See Provider. Local Area Network, local network. A local network links network components so that they can exchange data and share resources. The physical range is restricted to a par- ticular area (a site). A local network can be connected to other local networks or a wide- area network (WAN) such as the Internet.

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    Some applications (e.g. Internet services such as HTTP or FTP) work with fixed port numbers; others are allocated a free port number whenever they need one. Port forwarding In port forwarding, the Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem directs data packets from the Internet that are addressed to a particular Port to the corresponding port of the appropriate network component.

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    Glossary Server A server makes services available to other network components (clients). The term "server" is often used to refer to a PC. However it can also mean an application that provides a particular service such as DNS, DHCP or a Web service. SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.

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    Uplink Data that your Cisco BWX360 WiMAX Outdoor Modem forwards from your PC or local network to external sites (e.g. to the Internet). Universal Resource Locator. Globally unique address of a domain on the Internet, e.g.

  • Page 72: Index

    Index Index ....... Address Translation ....

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    Index ....Lease time ........IEEE .

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    Index ....Product features ........Protocol .

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