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D-Link DAP-3220 User Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Features and Benefits ............... 6 Wireless Basics ................7 Four Operational Modes ..............10 Getting Started ................11 Using the Configuration Menu ............13 Troubleshooting ................59 Technical Specifications ..............62 Warranty ..................64 D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 3: Package Contents

    Mounting Plate Warning: Using a power adapter or power cord with different specifications than the one included with the DAP-3220 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    DAP-3220 provides data transfers at up to 108Mbps in Super G mode when used with other D-Link Wireless 108G products. (The 802.11g standard is backwards compatible with 802.11b devices.)
  • Page 5 EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is available through the Windows ® XP operating system. You will need to use the same type of EAP protocol on all devices in your network when using the 802.1x feature. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 6: Features And Benefits

    AP’s information makes network configuration and management quick and simple.  SNMP for management - the DAP-3220 is not just fast, but also supports SNMP v.3 for better network management. Superior wireless AP manager software is bundled with the DAP-3220 for network configuration and firmware upgrade.
  • Page 7: Wireless Basics

    D-Link wireless products provides you with access to the data you want, whenever and wherever you want it. Enjoy the freedom that wireless networking can bring to you.
  • Page 8: Important Information

    Failure to do so may void the D-Link product warranty and may expose the end user or the service provider to legal and financial liabilities. D-Link and its resellers or distributors are not liable for injury, damage, or violation of regulations associated with the installation of outdoor units or antennas.
  • Page 9: Installation Considerations

    DAP-3220 User’s Manual Installation Considerations The D-Link DAP-3220 lets you access your network, using a wireless connection, from virtually anywhere within its operating range. Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range.
  • Page 10: Four Operational Modes

    Create a wireless LAN Wirelessly connect multiple networks while still functioning WDS with as a wireless AP Wirelessly connect multiple networks AP acts as a wireless network adapter for your Ethernet- Wireless Client enabled device D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Connect the Ethernet Broadband router to the PoE base unit. See the printed Quick Installation Guide included with the DAP-3220. See the printed Quick Installation Guide included with the DAP-3220. If you are connecting a desktop computer to your network, install a wireless PCI adapter into an available PCI slot on your desktop computer.
  • Page 12 Step 1 Connect one end of an Ethernet cable (included with your package) to the LAN port on the DAP-3220 and the other end of the Ethernet cable to the port labeled P+DATA OUT on the PoE base unit. Connect another Ethernet cable from the...
  • Page 13: Using The Configuration Menu

    DAP-3220 and your computer are in the same subnet. After the connection is established, you will see the user identification window as shown. Note: If you have changed the default IP address assigned to the DAP-3220, make sure to enter the correct IP address.
  • Page 14 DAP-3220 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Menu After successfully logging into the DAP-3220 the following screen will appear: When making changes on most of the configuration screens in this section, use the Apply button at the bottom of each screen to save your configuration changes.
  • Page 15 Auto Channel Scan is set by default. All devices on the network must share the same channel. To change the channel, uncheck Auto Channel Scan. (Note: the wireless adapters will automatically scan and match the wireless settings.) D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 16 **Hexadecimal (HEX) digits consist of the numbers 0-9 and the letters A-F. is a code that *ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) represents English letters using numbers ranging from 0-127/ D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 17 Enter the IP address of the Accounting server. Accounting Port: Enter the Accounting port (1813 is the default). Note: you can input the secondary RADIUS server and accounting server settings if you have the backup RA- DIUS and accounting server. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 18 Group Key Update Select the interval during which the group key will be valid. The Interval: default value of 1800 is recommended. PassPhrase: When you select WPA-Personal, please enter a PassPhrase in the corresponding field. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 19 Channel: Auto Channel Scan is selected by default. All devices on the network must share the same channel. Radio Frequency: The radio frequency will vary depending on the wireless channel that is chosen. The frequency in channel 6 is 2.437GHz. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 20 Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). Select WPA-Auto-Enterprise to allow the client to either use WPA- Enterprise or WPA2-Enterprise. Select WPA-Auto-Personal to allow the client to either use WPA- Personal or WPA2-Personal. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 21 Using the Configuration Menu DAP-3220 User’s Manual Home > Basic Settings > Wireless > WDS with AP mode In WDS with AP mode, the DAP-3220 wirelessly connects multiple networks while still functioning as a wireless AP. Wireless Band: IEEE 802.11g Mode: WDS with AP mode is selected from the pull-down menu.
  • Page 22 WEP settings. Select Open System/Shared Key to allow either form of data encryption. Select WPA-Personal, WPA2-Personal, or WPA-Auto-Personal to secure your network using a password and dynamic key changes (no RADIUS server required). D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 23 Using the Configuration Menu DAP-3220 User’s Manual Home > Basic Settings > Wireless > WDS mode In WDS mode, the DAP-3220 wirelessly connects multiple networks, without functioning as a wireless AP. Wireless Band: IEEE 802.11g Mode: WDS is selected from the pull-down menu.
  • Page 24 Select Open System/Shared Key to allow either form of data encryption. Select WPA-Personal, WPA2-Personal, or WPA-Auto-Per- sonal to secure your network using a password and dynamic key changes. dynamic key changes (no RADIUS server required). D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 25 Wireless Band: IEEE 802.11g Mode: Wireless client is selected from the pull-down menu. SSID Broadcast: This option is unavailable in wireless client mode. Channel: The channel used will be displayed, and follow the root AP. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 26 The Data Rates are Auto, 1Mbps, 2Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 6Mbps, 9Mbps, 11Mbps, 12Mbps, 18Mbps, 24Mbps, 36Mbps, 48Mbps, 54Mbps. Beacons are packets sent by an access point to synchronize a network. Specify a beacon interval value. The default (100) is recommended. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 27 WPA2-Personal WPA-Auto-Enterprise WPA-Auto-Personal WDS with AP Open System Shared Key Open System/Shared Key WPA-Personal WPA2-Personal WPA-Auto-Personal Open System Shared Key Open System/Shared Key WPA-Personal WPA2-Personal WPA-Auto-Personal Wireless Client Open System Shared key WPA-Personal WPA2-Personal D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 28 LAN is short for Local Area Network. This is considered your internal network. These are the IP settings of the LAN interface for the DAP-3220. These settings may be referred to as private settings. You may change the LAN IP address if needed. The LAN IP address is private to your internal network and cannot be seen on the Internet.
  • Page 29 *Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput may vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead can lower actual data throughout rate. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 30 AP to recognize IGMP queries and reports sent between routers and an IGMP host (wireless STA). When enabled IGMP snooping, the AP will forward multicast packets to IGMP host based on IGMP messages passing through the AP. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 31 WDS mode for long distance application. The default value is set to 100. Enable data rate control: Specify the data rates at which the DAP-3220 should transmit signals. Choose from 6Mbps, 9Mbps, 12Mbps, 18Mbps, 24Mbps, 36Mbps, 48Mbps, 54Mbps. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 32 Sets the maximum amount of users that are allowed access (0-64 users). Link Integrate: If the Ethernet connection between the LAN and the DAP-3220 is disconnected, the Link Integrate option will cause the wireless segment associated with the AP to be disconnected from the AP.
  • Page 33 Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name designated for a specific wireless SSID: local area network (WLAN). The SSID’s factory default setting is dlink. SSID can be easily changed to connect to an existing wireless network or to establish a new wireless network. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 34 Open System (WEP) Open System (WEP) Shared Key (WEP) Shared Key (WEP) WPA-Personal WPA-Personal WPA2-Personal WPA2-Personal WPA-Auto-Personal WPA-Auto-Personal WPA-Enterprise None WPA2-Enterprise Open System (WEP) WPA-Auto-Enterprise Shared Key (WEP) 802.1x WPA-Personal WPA2-Personal WPA-Auto-Personal WPA-Enterprise WPA2-Enterprise WPA-Auto-Enterprise D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 35 Basic Service Set Type allows you to select from AP BSS, Ad Hoc, or Both. Select the type of network (bands 11b and 11g) that you would like Band: the AP detection to search under. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 36 This window shows all of the APs that are allowed access on the network. Rogue AP Enable this function to keep the connection with the authorized Protection: clients even when there are rogue APs around. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 37 IP addresses automatically without the need to manually assign new IP addresses. Select Enable to allow the DAP-3220 to function as a DHCP server. IP Assigned From: Input the first IP address available for assignment in your network.
  • Page 38 Server) translates domain names such as www.dlink.com into IP addresses. Domain Name: Enter the domain name of the DAP-3220, if applicable. (An example of a domain name is: www.dlink.com.) Lease Time The Lease Time is the period of time before the DHCP server will (60-31536000 sec.):...
  • Page 39 IP addresses automatically without the need to manually assign IP addresses. Select Enable to allow the DAP-3220 to function as a DHCP server. Assigned IP: Use the Static Pool Settings to assign the same IP address to a device every time you start up.
  • Page 40 Enter the IP address of the Domain Name Server, if applicable. The DNS translates domain names such as www.dlink.com into IP addresses. Domain Name: Enter the domain name of the DAP-3220, if applicable. Status: This option turns the Static Pool settings ON or OFF. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 41 Home > Advanced Settings > DHCP Server > Current IP Mapping List This screen displays information about the current DHCP dynamic and static IP address pools. This information is available when you enable the DHCP function of the DAP-3220 and assign dynamic and static IP address pools.
  • Page 42 Binding MAC The MAC address of a device on the network that is within the DHCP Address: static IP address pool. The current corresponding DHCP-assigned static IP address of the Assigned IP Address: device. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 43 Enter the MAC addresses that you wish to include in your filter list, and click Save. MAC Address List: When you enter a MAC address, it appears in this list. Highlight a MAC address and click Delete to remove it appears on this list. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 44 Ethernet to WLAN When disabled, all data from the Ethernet to associated wireless Access: devices will be blocked. Wireless devices can still send data to the Ethernet. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 45 DAP-3220 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Menu Home > Status > Device Information Device Information: This window displays the configuration settings of the DAP-3220, including the firmware version and the device's MAC address. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 46 Client Information: This window displays the wireless client information for clients currently connected to the DAP-3220. T h e f o l l o w i n g i n f o r m a t i o n i s a v a i l a b l e f o r e a c h c l i e n t c o m m u n i c a t i n g w i t h t h e DAP-3220.
  • Page 47 Displays the MAC address of the client. Band: Displays the wireless band that the client is connected to. Authentication: Displays the type of authentication being used. Signal: Displays the client's signal strength. Channel: Displays the wireless channel being used D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 48 DAP-3220 User’s Manual Home > Status > Stats > Ethernet Ethernet Traffic This page displays statistics both the transmitted and received Statistics: count for frames and bytes. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 49 DAP-3220 User’s Manual Home > Status > Stats > WLAN802.11G WLAN 802.11g This page displays 802.11g wireless network statistics for data Traffic Statistics: throughput, transmitted and received frames, and WEP frame errors. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 50 Using the Configuration Menu DAP-3220 User’s Manual Home > Status > Log > View Log View Log: The log displays system and network messages including a time stamp and message type. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 51 Authentication: Check this box if your SMTP server requires authentication. Account Name: Enter your account name for sending an e-mail. Password: Re-enter the password associated with the account name in the Verify Password box. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 52 User Name: Enter a user name. The default is admin. Old Password: When changing your password, enter the old password here. New Password: When changing your password, enter the new password here. Confirm New Confirm your new password here. Password: D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 53 ICMP echo response replies. By disabling the Ping control setting, the AP will not respond to the ICMP echo request packets. Default is set to enabled.. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 54 After selecting the file, click Upload to apply the configuration settings to the DAP-3220. Download Click Download to save the current DAP-3220 configuration to Configuration File: your local computer. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 55 Select the file you wish to download and click Open. Click OK to begin loading. Click Restart for the settings to take effect. The dialog box above will appear as the device restarts. Please wait for a few seconds. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 56 You can either manually set the time for your AP here, or you manually: can click the Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings button to copy the time from the computer you are using (Make sure that the computer’s time is set correctly). D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 57 Using the Configuration Menu DAP-3220 User’s Manual System > System Settings Click Restart to restart the DAP-3220. Click Restore to restore the DAP-3220 back to factory default settings. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 58 Using the Configuration Menu DAP-3220 User’s Manual Help Scroll down the Help page for topics and explanations. Help: D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 59: Troubleshooting

     Check if the Ethernet adapter is working properly. Please see item 3 of this Troubleshooting section to check that the drivers for the network adapters are loaded properly.  Check if the IP address is in the same range and subnet as the DAP-3220. If it is not, please ®...
  • Page 60  Check that the IP address assigned to the wireless adapter is within the same IP address range as the access point and gateway. Since the DAP-3220 has an IP address of 192.168.0.50, wireless adapters must have an IP address in the same range, e.g. 192.168.0.x.
  • Page 61  Make sure that the SSID on the router and the wireless client are exactly the same. If they are not, wireless connection cannot be established.  Move the DAP-3220 and the wireless client into the same room and then test the wireless connection.
  • Page 62: Technical Specifications

    *Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput may vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead can lower actual data throughout rate. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 63 • H = 1.77 inches (55mm) DAP-3220 has one embedded panel antenna and one RP-N type connector for optional antenna use. You can only use one antenna at a time; it means if you want to use the optional antenna, the embedded antenna will be disabled automatically.
  • Page 64: Warranty

    D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.
  • Page 65 The customer’s sole and exclusive remedy and the entire liability of D-Link and its suppliers under this Limited Warranty will be, at D-Link’s option, to replace the non-conforming Software (or defective media) with software that substantially conforms to D- Link’s functional specifications for the Software or to refund the portion of the actual purchase...
  • Page 66 D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common carrier selected by D-Link.
  • Page 67 FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT.
  • Page 68 The availability of some specific channels and/or operational frequency bands are country dependent and are firmware programmed at the factory to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. D-Link Wireless 108G Exterior Access Point...
  • Page 69 DAP-3220 User’s Manual For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. Industry Canada Notice: This device complies with RSS-210 of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation is subject to the...

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