NETGEAR ME103 User Manual
Reference Manual for the ME103 802.11b ProSafe Wireless Access Point
Basic Installation and Configuration
How to Log In to the ME103 Using Its Default NetBIOS Name
The ME103 802.11b ProSafe Wireless Access Point can be configured remotely from Microsoft
Internet Explorer browser version 5.0 or above, or Netscape Navigator web browser version 4.78
or above. You can connect to the ME103 by using its default NetBIOS name or its default IP
address. The instructions for connecting using the default NetBIOS name are below. The
instructions for connecting using the default IP address follow this section.
Determine the NetBIOS name of your access point.
To find the NetBIOS name, refer to the labels on the bottom of your access point. The access
point NetBIOS name is on the label on the bottom of the unit and looks like
“NETGEAR123456”, where 123456 is the last 6 digits of the access point’s MAC address.
Note: If the computer you are using to connect to the ME103 is on a different subnet, you will
not be able to connect via its NetBIOS name unless there is a WINS server on you LAN.
Open a Web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.
Log in to the ME103 using the NetBIOS name you found on the bottom of the unit.
In this example, you see NETGEAR123456 in the browser address or location box. There is
no space between “NETGEAR” and the 6 digits of the access point name.You do not need to
include “www” or “http://.”
Figure 3-4: Example ME103 NetBIOS name in browser address bar
A login window like the one shown below opens:
Figure 3-5: Login window