How to configure wep, How to configure wep -17 – NETGEAR ME103 User Manual

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Reference Manual for the ME103 802.11b ProSafe Wireless Access Point


Basic Installation and Configuration

August 2003


Select the Turn Access Control On check box.


Then, either select from the list of available wireless cards the ME103 has found in your area,
or enter the MAC address and device name for a device you plan to use. You can usually find
the MAC address printed on the wireless adapter.

Tip: You can copy and paste the MAC addresses from the ME103’s Station List menu into the
MAC Address box. To do this, configure each wireless PC to obtain a wireless link to the
ME103. The PC should then appear in the Station List menu.

Tip: You can import a list of MAC addresses from saved a NETGEAR ME102 access point
access control list. Alternatively, you can produce a list in a text file where each line is a single
MAC address. For example, the MAC address is 00 12 34 aa bb cc can be typed in the
following formats:


00 12 34 aa bb cc



Only one MAC address per line is allowed. The valid characters are 0 to 9 and a, b, c, d, e, and
f. The valid separators are those shown above. An invalid character will cause the line to be


Click Add to add the wireless device to the access list. Repeat these steps for each additional
device you want to add to the list.


Be sure to click Apply to save your wireless access control list settings.

Now, only devices on this list will be allowed to wirelessly connect to the ME103.

How to Configure WEP

To configure WEP data encryption, follow these steps:


Log in to the ME103 using the NetBIOS 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.


Click the Wireless Settings link in the Basic section of the main menu of the ME103.


From the Wireless Settings menu drop-down list, select 64- or 128-bit encryption.


You can manually or automatically program the four data encryption keys. These values must
be identical on all PCs and Access Points in your network.