Configuration utility for windows, Running the utility, Main screen – NetComm Powerline Adapter 85Mbps User Manual

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Powerline Adapters User Guide


Powerline Adapters User Guide

Powerline Adapters User Guide

Powerline Adapters User Guide


NetComm Powerline


Series - Powerline Adapters 85Mbps Twin Pack

Configuration Utility for Windows

Running the Utility

To run the utility, double click the PowerPacket Configuration Utility icon on your desktop.

main screen

the main screen essentially provides a list of all powerline devices logically connected to the computer where the utility is running. (If the status is
not updated, please close and open the utility again).

The top panel shows all local Powerline devices found connected to the computer’s NIC (Network Interface Card). In most cases, only one device
will be seen. In situations where there are more than one device connected, such as a USB and also an ethernet device, the user may click
to select the one to manage through and then click the Connect button to its right. the status area above the button indicates that your PC is
connected to that same device.

the lower panel displays all the Powerline devices discovered on the current logical network (remote devices). Displayed immediately above this
panel is the number of remote devices found, the type of logical network (Public or Private), and a message area that reports connectivity and
scan status. The following information is displayed for each of the devices discovered that appear in the lower panel:

The Device Name column shows the default device name, which may be user re-defined. A user may change the name by clicking on the name
and editing in-place, or by using the Rename button.

An icon is optionally shown with the name. A distinction in icons is made between low-speed and high-speed devices (HomePlug 1.0 and turbo).
By default, the icon is displayed with the name.

The MAC Address column shows the device’s MAC address.

the Password column shows the user-supplied Device Password (initially left blank). the Device Password can be found on the label at the back
of the unit. A user may enter the password by using the enter Password button (explained below).