EDIMAX BR-6208AC Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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BR-6208AC
User Manual
03-2014 / v1.0
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CONTENTS
I.
Product Information
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I-1.
Package Contents
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1
I-2.
LED Status
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2
I-3.
Back Panel
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3
I-4.
Safety Information
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4
II.
Installation
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5
II-1.
Wi-Fi Router Mode
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8
II-2.
Access Point Mode
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13
II-3.
Range Extender Mode
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18
II-4.
Wireless Bridge Mode
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25
II-4.
Wireless Bridge Mode
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25
II-5.
WISP Mode
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31
II-6.
WPS Setup
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39
II-7.
Reset to Factory Default Settings
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39
III.
Browser Based Configuration Interface
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40
III-1.
Login
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40
III-2.
Save Settings
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42
III-3.
Main Menu
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III-3-1.
Status
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44
III-3-2.
Setup Wizard
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45
III-3-3.
Internet/WISP
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47
III-3-3-1.
WAN Setup
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48
III-3-3-1-1.
Dynamic IP
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48
III-3-3-1-2.
Static IP
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49
III-3-3-1-3.
PPPoE
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51
III-3-3-1-4.
PPTP
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53
III-3-3-1-5.
L2TP
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55
III-3-3-2.
DDNS
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57
III-3-4.
LAN
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59
III-3-5.
2.4GHz Wireless & 5GHz Wireless
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62
III-3-5-1.
Basic
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62
III-3-5-1-1.
Disable
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66
III-3-5-1-2.
WEP
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67
III-3-5-1-3.
WPA Pre-Shared Key
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68
III-3-5-1-4.
WPA Radius
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69
III-3-5-2.
Guest/ Multiple SSID
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III-3-5-3.
WPS
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III-3-5-4.
Access Control
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III-3-5-5.
Schedule
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76
III-3-6.
Firewall
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78
III-3-6-1.
URL Blocking
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78
III-3-6-2.
Access Control
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80
III-3-6-3.
DMZ
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84
III-3-6-4.
DoS
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85
III-3-7.
QoS
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87
III-3-7-1.
QoS
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87
III-3-7-2.
iQoS
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90
III-3-8.
Advanced
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III-3-8-1.
Static Routing
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III-3-8-2.
Port Forwarding
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III-3-8-3.
Virtual Server
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95
III-3-8-4.
2.4GHz Wireless
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II-3-8-5.
5GHz Wireless
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III-3-8-6.
IGMP
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100
III-3-8-7.
UPnP
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101
III-3-9.
Administration
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102
III-3-9-1.
Time Zone
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102
III-3-9-2.
Password
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103
III-3-9-3.
Remote Access
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104
III-3-9-4.
Backup/Restore
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105
III-3-9-5.
Upgrade
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105
III-3-9-6.
Restart
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106
III-3-9-7.
Logs
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106
III-3-9-8.
Active DHCP Client
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107
III-3-9-9.
Statistics
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107
IV.
Appendix
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108
IV-1.
Configuring your IP address
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108
IV-1-1.
How to check that your computer uses a dynamic IP address
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109
IV-1-1-1.
Windows XP
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109
IV-1-1-2.
Windows Vista
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111
IV-1-1-3.
Windows 7
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113
IV-1-1-4.
Windows 8
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116
IV-1-1-5.
Mac OS
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120
IV-1-2.
How to modify the IP address of your computer
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122
IV-1-2-1.
Windows XP
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122
IV-1-2-2.
Windows Vista
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124
IV-1-2-3.
Windows 7
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IV-1-2-4.
Windows 8
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128
IV-1-2-5.
Mac
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IV-1-3.
How to Find Your Network Security Key
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135
IV-1-3-1.
Windows 7 & Vista
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135
IV-1-3-2.
Mac
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137
IV-1-4.
How to Find Your Router’s IP Address
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IV-1-4-1.
Windows XP, Vista & 7
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140
IV-1-4-2.
Windows 8
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142
IV-1-4-3.
Mac
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145
IV-2.
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
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147
IV-3.
Troubleshooting
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149
V.
Glossary
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I.
Product Information
I-1. Package Contents
Before you start using this product, please check if there is anything missing in
the package, and contact your dealer to claim the missing item(s):
Ethernet Cable
Quick Installation Guide
Power Adapter
CD-ROM
BR-6208AC