Quick Start Guide I S C O I R O N E T O R K G R O U P R I D G E 350 S A N D E R I E S Wired LAN File server Access point Workgroup bridge...
Cisco Aironet Series Workgroup Bridge CD with product documentation If any item is missing or damaged, contact your Cisco representative or reseller for support. Before You Begin Before beginning installation, determine bridge location. Because the unit is a radio device, unit and antenna location are important to ensure optimum radio range and throughput: •...
Note You must use a crossover cable to connect the bridge directly to the Ethernet port on a computer. See the Cisco Aironet Workgroup Bridge Hardware Installation Guide for a pinout diagram of a crossover The bridge begins the power-on self-test cable.
Windows 95 or Windows 95A, and the communicate with the bridge through a Microsoft Ofﬁce Suite has not been installed Cisco Aironet access point. The on the computer. Install IPSU on another computer you use for conﬁguration computer if one is available.
Determine Conﬁguration Method (continued) Remote Conﬁguration through an Access Point Note The workgroup bridge communicates only with Cisco Aironet Access Points. Adjust the following settings on the access point to allow it to communicate with the bridge: — On the access point’s Express...
LAN, a network problem known as a bridge loop can occur. Avoid a bridge loop by disconnecting the bridge from the wired LAN immediately after you conﬁgure it. For more information on bridge loops, refer to the Cisco Aironet Workgroup Bridge Hardware Installation Guide.
Determine Conﬁguration Method (continued) In the IP Address ﬁeld, enter the IP address the network administator gave you to assign to the bridge. The IP address of the PC should be on the same subnet as the IP address you are assigning to the bridge.
Determine Conﬁguration Method (continued) Enter the bridge’s MAC address in the Device MAC ID ﬁeld. The bridge’s MAC address is printed on the label on the bottom of the unit. It should contain six pairs of hexadecimal digits. Your bridge’s MAC address might look like the following example: 11223a4D5566. Note The MAC address ﬁeld is not case-sensitive.
Conﬁgure the Bridge After you choose an initial conﬁguration for the bridge, you can choose to access the bridge’s management system through your Internet browser or through a Telnet session. Each method is described below. Using an Internet Browser Follow these steps to conﬁgure the bridge with an Internet browser: Open an Internet browser.
Conﬁgure the Bridge (continued) Enter the number of the WEP key your network administrator asked you to set and click Save. Enter the key provided by your network administrator in the Enter a key of hex digits ﬁeld. If you are setting a 40-bit key, enter 10 hexadecimal characters (any combination of 0 through 9, a through f, or A through F).
Conﬁgure the Bridge (continued) In the row in the Privacy menu labeled Encrypt radio packets, click on, mixed on, or mixed off to select the WEP category for the bridge. — Off is the default setting, which means that the bridge will not communicate with an access point using WEP.
Conﬁgure the Bridge (continued) Type 1 to select Conﬁguration. When the conﬁguration menu appears, type 1 again to select Radio. When the radio menu appears, type 1 again to select SSID. Caution If you are conﬁguring the bridge through a wireless connection, changing the SSID in the next step could interrupt connectivity to the device.
Conﬁgure the Bridge (continued) Type 2 to select Auth. Type open or shared_key to set the authentications the bridge will recognize. The Open setting, which is the default, allows any access point regardless of its WEP settings to authenticate and then attempt to communicate with the bridge. Shared Key tells the bridge to send a plain-text, shared-key query to any access point attempting to communicate with the bridge.
C95.1, 1991. Proper operation of this radio according to the instructions found in this manual and the users guide on the Cisco Aironet Workgroup Bridge product CD will result in user exposure that is substantially below the FCC recommended limits.
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