NETGEAR WGU624 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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M-10153-01
Version 1.1
September 2004
NETGEAR
, Inc.
4500 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA
Reference Manual for the
Double 108 Mbps
Wireless Firewall Router
WGU624
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© 2004 by NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved.
Trademarks
NETGEAR is a trademark of Netgear, Inc.
Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Other brand and product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.
Statement of Conditions
In the interest of improving internal design, operational function, and/or reliability, NETGEAR reserves the right to
make changes to the products described in this document without notice.
NETGEAR does not assume any liability that may occur due to the use or application of the product(s) or circuit
layout(s) described herein.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance Notice: Radio Frequency Notice
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try
to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution
1.
FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement: The equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth
for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20
centimeters between the radiator and your body.
2.
This Transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
3.
Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the
user authority to operate the equipment.
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Europe - EU Declaration of Conformity
Marking by the above symbol indicates compliance with the Essential Requirements of the R&TTE Directive of the
European Union (1999/5/EC). This equipment meets the following conformance standards:
EN 300 328, EN 301 489-17, EN 60950-1 Safety of Information Technology Equipment, Including Electrical Business
Equipment EN 300 328 V1.4.1 (2003-04) Electromagnetic compatibility and Radio spectrum Matters (ERM); Wideband
Transmission system; data transmission equipment operating in the 2.4 Ghz ISM band and using spread spectrum
modulation techniques; Part 1: Technical characteristics and test conditions; Part 2; Harmonized EN covering essential
requirements under article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive.
EN 301 489-1, Aug. 2002; EN 301 489-17, Aug. 2002 - Electromagnetic compatibility and radio spectrum matters
(ERM); electromagnetic compatibility (EMC); standard for radio equipment and services: Part 1: Common technical
requirements; Part 17: Specific conditions for Wideband Data and Hiperlan equipment.
EN 55 022 Declaration of Conformance
This is to certify that the Double 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router WGU624 is shielded against the generation of
radio interference in accordance with the application of Council Directive 89/336/EEC, Article 4a. Conformity is
declared by the application of EN 55 022 Class B (CISPR 22).
Compliance with the applicable regulations is dependent upon the use of shielded cables. It is the responsibility of the
user to procure the appropriate cables.
Requirements For Operation in the European Community
Countries of Operation and Conditions of Use in the European Community
The user should run the configuration utility program provided with this product to check the current channel of
operation and confirm that the device is operating in conformance with the spectrum usage rules for European
Community countries as described in this section. European standards dictate a maximum radiated transmit power of
100mW EIRP and a frequency range of 2.400 - 2.4835 Ghz.
Operation Using 2.4 GHz Channels in France
The following radio channel usage limitations apply in France.
The radio spectrum regulator in France, Autorité de regulation des telecommunications (ART), enforces the following
rules with respect to use of 2.4GHz spectrum in various locations in France. Please check ART's Web site for latest
This device is a 2.4/5.0 GHz dual band low power RF
device intended for home and office use in EU and
EFTA member states. In some EU / EFTA member
states some restrictions may apply. Please contact
local spectrum management authorities for further
details before putting this device into operation.
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requirements for use of the 2.4GHz band in France: http://www.art-telecom.fr/eng/index.htm. When operating in France,
this device may be operated under the following conditions:
Indoors only, using any channel in the 2.4465-2.4835 GHz band.
Bestätigung des Herstellers/Importeurs
Es wird hiermit bestätigt, daß das Double 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router WGU624 gemäß der im
BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/1991 und Vfg 46/1992 aufgeführten Bestimmungen entstört ist. Das vorschriftsmäßige
Betreiben einiger Geräte (z.B. Testsender) kann jedoch gewissen Beschränkungen unterliegen. Lesen Sie dazu bitte die
Anmerkungen in der Betriebsanleitung.
Das Bundesamt für Zulassungen in der Telekommunikation wurde davon unterrichtet, daß dieses Gerät auf den Markt
gebracht wurde und es ist berechtigt, die Serie auf die Erfüllung der Vorschriften hin zu überprüfen.
Certificate of the Manufacturer/Importer
It is hereby certified that the Double 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router WGU624 has been suppressed in accordance
with the conditions set out in the BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/1991 and Vfg 46/1992. The operation of some equipment (for
example, test transmitters) in accordance with the regulations may, however, be subject to certain restrictions. Please
refer to the notes in the operating instructions.
Federal Office for Telecommunications Approvals has been notified of the placing of this equipment on the market
and has been granted the right to test the series for compliance with the regulations.
Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) Statement
This equipment is in the second category (information equipment to be used in a residential area or an adjacent area
thereto) and conforms to the standards set by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Data Processing
Equipment and Electronic Office Machines aimed at preventing radio interference in such residential areas.
When used near a radio or TV receiver, it may become the cause of radio interference.
Read instructions for correct handling.
Customer Support
Refer to the Support Information Card that shipped with your Double 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router WGU624.
World Wide Web
NETGEAR maintains a World Wide Web home page that you can access at the universal resource locator (URL)
. A direct connection to the Internet and a Web browser such as Internet Explorer
or Netscape are required.
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Contents
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Contents
Chapter 1
About This Manual
Audience, Scope, Conventions, and Formats
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1-1
How to Use This Manual
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1-2
How to Print this Manual
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1-3
Chapter 2
Introduction
Key Features of the Router
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2-1
802.11 a/g Wireless Networking
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2-2
Comparing the 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g Modes
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2-2
A Powerful, True Firewall with Content Filtering
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2-3
Security
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2-4
Autosensing Ethernet Connections with Auto Uplink
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2-4
Extensive Protocol Support
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2-5
Easy Installation and Management
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2-5
Maintenance and Support
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2-6
Package Contents
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2-6
The Router’s Front Panel
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2-7
The Router’s Rear Panel
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2-8
Chapter 3
Connecting the Router to the Internet
What You Will Need Before You Begin
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3-1
Cabling and Computer Hardware Requirements
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3-1
Computer Network Configuration Requirements
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3-1
Internet Configuration Requirements
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3-2
Where Do I Get the Internet Configuration Parameters?
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3-2
Record Your Internet Connection Information
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3-3
Connecting the WGU624
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3-4
Connecting the Wireless Router
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3-4