NETGEAR ME103 User Manual

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Reference Manual for the ME103 802.11b ProSafe Wireless Access Point



August 2003

Table 4-1.

General Information Fields



Access Point Information

Access Point Name

The default name may be changed if desired.
Note: In 802.1x mode, this name is used as the client Login name for the
RADIUS server.

MAC Address

Displays the Media Access Control address (MAC address) of the wireless
access point’s Ethernet port.

Country Domain

Displays the domain or region for which the wireless access point is
licensed for use. It may not be legal to operate this wireless access point in
a region other than one of those identified in this field.

Firmware Version

The version of the firmware currently installed.

Current IP Settings

These parameters apply to the Local ME103 firewall.

IP Address

The IP address of the wireless access point.

Subnet Mask

The subnet mask for the wireless access point.


The default gateway for the wireless access point communication.

IP Address Source

Automatic (DHCP client) indicates that the current IP address was
obtained from a DHCP server on your network.

Wireless Settings

These parameters apply to the target remote ME103 firewall, VPN
gateway, or VPN client.

Wireless Network Name

Displays the wireless network name (SSID) being used by the wireless port
of the wireless access point. The default is NETGEAR.


Identifies the channel the wireless port is using. 11 is the default channel
setting. See

“Wireless Channels” on page B-7

for the frequencies used on

each channel.

Operating Mode

Identifies the operating mode of the ME103.

Security Settings


WEP or 802.1x authentication setting.


The current WEP or 802.1x encryption setting.


The current 802.1x setting.