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.
— On means that the bridge will communicate only with access points that use WEP.
— Mixed on means that the bridge will always use WEP when communicating with the
access point, but that the access point will communicate with all devices whether they
use WEP or not.
— Mixed off means that the bridge will not use WEP when communicating with the
access point, but the access point will communicate with all devices whether they use
WEP or not.
In the Conﬁguration menu, click Identity.
In the System name entry ﬁeld, enter a network label for the bridge and click Save. This
name will identify the bridge in the association table on any access point.
Using a Telnet Session
Follow these steps to conﬁgure the bridge using a Telnet session:
On your computer's Start menu, select Programs > Accessories > Telnet.
If Telnet is not listed in your Accessories menu, select Start > Run, type Telnet in the entry
ﬁeld, and press Enter.
When the Telnet window appears, click Connect and select Remote System.
In Windows 2000, the Telnet window does not contain pull-down menus. To start the
Telnet session in Windows 2000, type open followed by the bridge's IP address and skip to
In the Host Name ﬁeld, type the bridge's IP address provided by the IP Finder utility. Click