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RangeMax™ Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router WNDR3700 User Manual

Using Network Monitoring Tools


v1.3, October 2009

Connection Status

To view the connection status, on the Router Status screen, click Connection Status.

Settings b/g/n

Name (SSID): The 11N wireless network name (SSID) being used by the
wireless port of the router. The default is NETGEAR.

Region: The geographic region where the router is being used. It might be
illegal to use the wireless features of the router in some parts of the world.

Channel: Identifies the operating channel of the wireless port being used.
The default channel is Auto. When Auto is selected, the router will find the
best operating channel available. If you notice interference from nearby
devices, you can select a different channel. Channels 1, 6, and 11 will not
interfere with each other.

Mode: Indicates the wireless communication mode:
• Up to 54Mbps
• Up to 130Mbps (default)
• Up to 300Mbps

Wireless AP: Indicates whether the radio feature of the router is enabled. If
this feature is not enabled, the Wireless light on the front panel is off.

Broadcast Name: Indicates whether the router is broadcasting its SSID.

Wi-Fi Protected Setup b/g/n

Indicates whether Wi-Fi Protected Setup is configured for the b/g/n network.

Wi-Fi Protected Setup a/n

Indicates whether Wi-Fi Protected Setup is configured for the a/n network.

Figure 4-5

Table 4-1. Wireless Router Status Fields (continued)



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