Cradlepoint MBR1200 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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CRADLEPOINT
MBR1200 | USER MANUAL Firmware ver. 1.6.12
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Preface
CradlePoint reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content thereof without obligation to notify any person or
organization of any revisions or changes.
Manual Revisions
Revision
Date
Description
Author
1.0
May 19, 2010
Initial release for Firmware version 1.6.12
David Rush
1.1
June 7,2010
Minor edits
David Rush
Trademarks
CradlePoint and the CradlePoint logo are registered trademarks of CradlePoint, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
All other company
or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Copyright © 2010 by CradlePoint, Inc.
All rights reserved.
This publication may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without prior expressed written consent by CradlePoint, Inc.
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CRADLEPOINT
MBR1200 | USER MANUAL Firmware ver. 1.6.12
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Table of Contents
1
INTRODUCTION
....................................................................................
3
1.1
P
ACKAGE
C
ONTENTS
..............................................................................
3
1.2
S
YSTEM
R
EQUIREMENTS
.........................................................................
3
1.3
MBR1200
O
VERVIEW
...........................................................................
3
2
HARDWARE OVERVIEW
........................................................................
5
2.1
P
ORTS
.................................................................................................
6
2.2
LED
S
...................................................................................................
7
3
QUICK START
........................................................................................
8
3.1
W
IRELESS
S
ETUP
U
SING A
M
OBILE
B
ROADBAND
(
CELLULAR
)
D
ATA
M
ODEM
/
S
.. 8
3.2
W
IRED
C
ONNECTION
U
SING
C
ABLE
/DSL
I
NTERNET
S
ERVICE
..........................
8
3.3
E
STABLISHING A
W
IRELESS
I
NTERNET
C
ONNECTION
......................................
9
3.4
C
OMMON
P
ROBLEMS
...........................................................................
11
4
ADMINISTRATIVE TABS AND SUB-MENUS
..........................................
14
4.1
B
ASIC
T
AB
..........................................................................................
15
4.2
W
IZARD
(S
ETUP
W
IZARD
)
.....................................................................
16
4.3
DHCP
(DHCP
S
ETTINGS
)
.....................................................................
19
4.4
N
ETWORK
..........................................................................................
24
4.5
WAN
C
ONFIGURATION
........................................................................
26
4.6
W
IRELESS
(WI-FI)
...............................................................................
28
5
ADVANCED TAB
..................................................................................
34
5.1
A
CCESS
C
ONTROL
................................................................................
35
5.2
F
AILOVER
/L
OAD
B
ALANCE
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39
5.3
F
IREWALL
...........................................................................................
42
5.4
G
AMING
............................................................................................
46
5.5
I
NBOUND
F
ILTERS
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48
5.6
MAC
A
DDRESS
F
ILTER
..........................................................................
50
5.7
N
ETWORK
..........................................................................................
52
5.8
R
OUTING
...........................................................................................
53
5.9
S
PECIAL
A
PPLICATIONS
(A
PPLICATION
R
ULES
)
...........................................
55
5.10
T
RAFFIC
S
HAPING
................................................................................
57
5.11
V
IRTUAL
S
ERVER
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61
5.12
W
EB
F
ILTER
(W
EBSITE
F
ILTER
)
...............................................................
63
5.13
W
IRELESS
(WI-FI)
...............................................................................
65
5.14
WI-FI
P
ROTECTED
S
ETUP
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67
5.15
WISH
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70
6
MODEM TAB
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72
6.1
I
NFO
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73
6.2
GPS
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74
6.3
S
ETTINGS
...........................................................................................
76
6.4
U
PDATE
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81
7
TOOLS TAB
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82
7.1
A
DMIN
(A
DMINISTRATIVE
S
ETTINGS
).
......................................................
83
7.2
D
YNAMIC
DNS
...................................................................................
85
7.3
E
MAIL
S
ETTINGS
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87
7.4
F
IRMWARE
.........................................................................................
89
7.5
IP
SEC
VPN
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92
7.6
M
ANAGED
S
ERVICES
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96
7.7
S
CHEDULES
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97
7.8
SNMP
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99
7.9
S
YSLOG
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100
7.10
S
YSTEM
(S
YSTEM
S
ETTINGS
)
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101
7.11
S
YSTEM
C
HECK
(P
ING
T
EST
)
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102
7.12
T
IME
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103
7.13
U
SER
L
OGIN
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105
8
STATUS TAB
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106
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CRADLEPOINT
MBR1200 | USER MANUAL Firmware ver. 1.6.12
© 2010
CRADLEPOINT, INC.
PLEASE VISIT
HTTP://KNOWLEDGEBASE.CRADLEPOINT.COM/
FOR MORE HELP AND RESOURCES
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8.1
D
EVICE
I
NFO
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107
8.2
A
CTIVE
S
ESSIONS
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110
8.3
L
OGS
...............................................................................................
111
8.4
R
OUTING
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112
8.5
S
TATISTICS
(T
RAFFIC
S
TATISTICS
)
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113
8.6
W
IRELESS
(W
I
-F
I
)
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114
8.7
WISH
S
ESSIONS
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116
9
GLOSSARY
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117
10
APPENDIX
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128
10.1
R
EGULATORY
I
NFORMATION
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128
10.2
W
ARRANTY
I
NFORMATION
..................................................................
128
10.3
S
PECIFICATIONS
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129
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CRADLEPOINT
MBR1200 | USER MANUAL Firmware ver. 1.6.12
© 2010
CRADLEPOINT, INC.
PLEASE VISIT
HTTP://KNOWLEDGEBASE.CRADLEPOINT.COM/
FOR MORE HELP AND RESOURCES
PAGE 3
1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Package Contents
CradlePoint MBR1200 Mobile Broadband Router
AC power adapter (12V, 1.5A) WARNING: using a power adapter other than the one provided may damage the MBR1200 and will
void the warranty
Mounting Hardware
CAT5 Ethernet Cable
Quick Start Guide
Accessory Guide
1.2 System Requirements
Ethernet-based Cable/DSL modem and/or Broadband Data Modem with Active Subscription (USB, ExpressCard, PC Card), or
supported Phone with Active Tethered Data Plan Suggested
Windows 2000/XP/7, Mac OS X, or Linux Computer with Wi-Fi Adapter (802.11n Recommended)
Internet Explorer v6.0 or higher, Firefox v2.0 or higher, Safari v1.0 or higher.
1.3 MBR1200 Overview
Easy Setup and Maintenance
High Performance Internal 802.11n Antennas
10/100/1000 Ethernet WAN and LAN Ports
Cellular Redundancy Failover to 3G/4G
1
Works with USB, PC Card and ExpressCard Modems
Physical Modem Security Cap Available.
1.3.1
Always Connected
The CradlePoint MBR1200 is a robust 802.11n router with 3G/4G
1
failover capabilities built for home, small business, branch office, temporary and
remote enterprise environments seeking to implement continuous, always-on connectivity. With its failover/failback capability, the MBR1200
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Data Modem Not Included. This Product Requires an Activated Data Modem or Phone with Data Plan for Full Functionality.
See your Cellular/3G/4G Service Provider for Details
on Coverage and Data Plan Options.