Wireless > basic wireless settings, Advanced configuration, Basic wireless settings (manual) – Linksys WRT120N User Manual

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Chapter 3

Advanced Configuration


Wireless-N Home Router

Route Entries

To set up a static route between the Router

and another network, select a number from the drop-
down list. Click Delete This Entry to delete a static route.

Enter Route Name

Enter a name for the Route here,

using a maximum of 25 alphanumeric characters.

Destination LAN IP

The Destination LAN IP is the address

of the remote network or host to which you want to assign
a static route.

Subnet Mask

The Subnet Mask determines which

portion of a Destination LAN IP address is the network
portion, and which portion is the host portion.

Default Gateway

This is the IP address of the gateway

device that allows for contact between the Router and the
remote network or host.


This interface tells you whether the Destination

IP Address is on the LAN & Wireless (Ethernet and wireless
networks) or the WAN (Internet).

Click Show Routing Table to view the static routes you
have already set up.

Advanced Routing > Routing Table

Routing Table

For each route, the Destination LAN IP address, Subnet
Mask, Gateway, and Interface are displayed. To update
the information, click Refresh. To exit this screen and
return to the Advanced Routing screen, click Close.

Click Save Settings to apply your changes, or click Cancel
to clear your changes.

Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings

The basic settings for wireless networking are set on this

There are two ways to configure the Router’s wireless
network(s), manual and Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

Wi-Fi Protected Setup is a feature that makes it easy to set
up your wireless network. If you have client devices, such

as wireless adapters, that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup,
then you can use Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

Configuration View

To manually configure your wireless

network, select Manual. Proceed to Basic Wireless
Settings (Manual)
, page 10.
To use Wi-Fi Protected
Setup, select Wi-Fi Protected Setup. Proceed to Wi-Fi
Protected Setup
, page 11

Basic Wireless Settings (Manual)

Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings (Manual Setup)

Network Mode

From this drop-down menu, you can

select the wireless standards running on your network. If
you have Wireless-N, Wireless-G, and Wireless-B devices in
your network, keep the default, Mixed. If you have only
Wireless-G and Wireless-B devices in your network, select
BG-Mixed. If you have only Wireless-N devices, select
Wireless-N Only. If you have only Wireless-G devices,
select Wireless-G Only. If you have only Wireless-B
devices, select Wireless-B Only. If you do not have any
wireless devices in your network, select Disabled.

Network Name (SSID)

The SSID is the network name

shared among all points in a wireless network. The
SSID must be identical for all devices in the wireless
network. It is case-sensitive and must not exceed
32 characters (use any of the characters on the keyboard).
Make sure this setting is the same for all points in your
wireless network. For added security, you should change
the default SSID (linksys) to a unique name.

Channel Width

For best performance in a Wireless-N

network, select 40MHz only. For Wireless-G and Wireless-B
networking only, keep the default, 20MHz only. If you
are not sure which option to use, select Auto (20MHz or


If you select 40MHz only for the Channel

Width setting, then Wireless-N can use two
channels: a primary one (Wide Channel) and
a secondary one (Standard Channel). This will
enhance Wireless-N performance.

Wide Channel

If 40MHz only is the Channel Width

setting, then this setting will be available for your primary