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Reference Manual for the ME103 802.11b ProSafe Wireless Access Point

Basic Installation and Configuration


August 2003

How to Restrict Wireless Access by MAC Address

To restrict access based on MAC addresses, follow these steps:


Log in to the ME103 using the MDI/MDIX name printed on the bottom of the unit or at its
default address of

or at whatever IP address the unit is currently

configured. Use the default user name of admin and default password of password, or
whatever LAN address and password you have set up.


From the Wireless Settings menu, click the Setup Access List button to display the Wireless
Access menu shown below.

Figure 3-10: Wireless Card Access List Setup


Click Add to add a wireless device to the wireless access control list. The Wireless Adapter
Access Setup menu displays.


When configuring the ME103 from a wireless PC whose MAC address is not in

the access control list, if you select Turn Access Control On, you will lose your wireless
connection when you click Apply. You must then access the wireless access point from a
wired PC or from a wireless PC which is on the access control list to make any further