EDIMAX BR-6104K Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

There is no better technical help than having the manual of any given product. Fortunately, we are presenting router guide for EDIMAX BR-6104K router. If you need help on topics like web panel access for management, router hard reset, parental control settings, band width allocation, changing your router IP or password from default, port forwarding, then reading this guide is a must.

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BR-6104K / BR-6104KP
Fast Ethernet Broadband Router
User’s Manual
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Introduction
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Features
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Minimum Requirements
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Package Content
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Note
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Get to know the Broadband Router
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Back Panel
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Front Panel
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Setup Diagram
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Getting started
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Chapter 1
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Quick Setup
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Step 1) Time Zone
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Step 2) Broadband Type
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1.1 Cable Modem
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1.2 Fixed-IP xDSL
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1.3 PPPoE
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1.4 PPTP
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Chapter 2
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General Settings
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2.1 System
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2.1.1 Time Zone
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2.1.2 Password Settings
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2.1.3 Remote Management
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2.2 WAN
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2.2.1 Dynamic IP
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2.2.2 Static IP Address
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2.2.3 PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet)
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2.2.4 PPTP
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2.2.5 L2TP
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2.2.6 Telstra Big Pond
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2.2.7 DNS
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2.2.8 DDNS
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2.3 LAN
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2.4 NAT
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2.4.1 Port Forwarding
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2.4.2 Virtual Server
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2.4.3 Special Applications
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2.4.4 ALG Settings
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2.5 Firewall
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2.5.1 Access Control
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2.5.2 URL Blocking
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2.5.3 Denial of Service (DoS)
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2.5.4 DMZ
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Chapter 3
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Status
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3.1 Status and Information
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3.2 Internet Connection
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3.3 Device Status
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3.4 Security Log
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3.5 Active DHCP Client Table
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3.6 Statistics
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Chapter 4
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Tool
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4.1 Configuration Tools
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4.2 Firmware Upgrade
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4.3 Reset
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Chapter 5 (For BR-6104KP only)
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5.1 Install Print Server Network Driver
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5.2 Add a Network Printer
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Appendix A
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Glossary
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Introduction
Congratulations on purchasing this Broadband Router. This Broadband Router is a cost-effective IP Sharing Router that
enables multiple users to share the Internet through an ADSL or cable modem. Simply configure your Internet connection
settings in the Broadband Router and plug your PC to the LAN port and you're ready to share files and access the Internet.
As your network grows, you can connect another hub or switch to the router’s LAN ports, allowing you to easily expand your
network. The Broadband Router provides a total solution for the Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB) and the Small
Office/Home Office (SOHO) markets, giving you an instant network today, and the flexibility to handle tomorrow's expansion
and speed.
Features
High Internet Access throughput
Allow multiple users to share a single Internet line
Supports up to 253 users
Internet Access via Cable or xDSL modem
Access Private LAN Servers from the Public Network
Equipped with four LAN ports (10/100M) and one WAN port (10/100M)
Support DHCP (Server/Client) for easy setup
Support advance features such as: Special Applications, DMZ, Virtual Servers, Access Control, Firewall.
Allow you to monitor the router’s status such as: DHCP Client Log, Security Log and Device/Connection Status
Easy to use Web-based GUI for configuration and management purposes
Remote Management allows configuration and upgrades from a remote site (over the Internet)
Minimum Requirements
One External xDSL (ADSL) or Cable modem with an Ethernet port (RJ-45)
Network Interface Card (NIC) for each Personal Computer (PC)
PCs with a Web-Browser (Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher, or Netscape Navigator 4.7 or higher)
Package Content
One 4-port Broadband router unit
One Quick Installation Guide
One User Manual CD
One Power Adapter
Accessories
Note
The WAN
“idle timeout” auto-disconnect function may not work due to abnormal activities of some network application
software, computer virus or hacker attacks from the Internet. For example, some software sends network packets to the
Internet in the background, even when you are not using the Internet. So please turn off your computer when you are not
using it. This function also may not work with some ISP. So please make sure this function can work properly when you use
this function in the first time, especially when your ISP charge you by time used.
Get to know the Broadband Router
Back Panel
The diagram (fig1.0) below shows the broadband router’s back panel. The router’s back panel is divided into three sections,
LAN
,
WAN
and
Reset
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BR-6104K
BR-6104KP
Figure 1.0
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1) Local Area Network (LAN)
The Broadband router’s 4 LAN ports are where you connect your LAN’s PCs, printer servers, hubs and switches etc.
2) Wide Area Network (WAN)
The WAN port is the segment connected to your xDSL or Cable modem and is linked to the
Internet.
3) Reset
The Reset button allows you to do one of two things.
1)
If problems occur with your router, press the router’s reset button with a pencil tip (for less than 4 seconds)
and the router will re-boot itself, keeping your original configurations.
2)
If problems persist or you experience extreme problems or you forgot your password, press the reset button
for longer than 4 seconds and the router will reset itself to the factory default settings (
warning
: your original
configurations will be replaced with the factory default settings)
Front Panel
On the router’s front panel there are LED lights that inform you of the router’s current status. Below is an explanation of
each LED and its description.
BR-6104K
BR-6104KP
LED
Light Status
Description
PWR
ON
Router’s power supply is on
ON
WAN port 100Mbps is connected
WAN 10/100M
Off
WAN port 10Mbps is connected
ON
WAN is connected
Off
No WAN connection
WAN LNK/ACT
Flashing
WAN port has Activity (ACT), data being sent
ON
LAN port 100Mbps is connected
LAN 10/100M
(Port 1-4)
Off
LAN port 10Mbps is connected
ON
LAN is connected
Off
No LAN connection
LAN LNK/ACT
(Port 1-4)
Flashing
LAN port has Activity (ACT), data being sent
ON
Printer is connected
Off
No Printer connection
USB 1-2
(BR-6104KP only)
Flashing
Printer is activity
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