Linksys WRT100 Router Manual PDF (Setup & Configuration Guide)

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USER GUIDE
RangePlus Wireless
Router
Model No:
WRT100
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About This Guide
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RangePlus W±reless Router
About Th±s Gu±de
Icon Descriptions
While reading through the User Guide you may encounter
various icons designed to call attention to a specific item.
Below is a description of these icons:
NOTE:
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a note of interest and is something that you
should pay special attention to while using the
product.
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that there is a caution or warning and it is
something that could damage your property or
product.
WEB:
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website address or e-mail address.
Online Resources
Most web browsers allow you to enter the web address
without adding the http:// in front of the address. This
User Guide will refer to websites without including http://
in front of the address. Some older web browsers may
require you to add it.
Resource
Webs±te
Linksys
www.linksys.com
Linksys International
www.linksys.com/international
Glossary
www.linksys.com/glossary
Network Security
www.linksys.com/security
Copyright and Trademarks
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Linksys is a registered trademark or trademark of Cisco
Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain
other countries. Copyright © 2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All
rights reserved. Other brands and product names are
trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
holders.
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Table of Contents
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RangePlus W±reless Router
About This Guide
i
Icon Descriptions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i
Online Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i
Copyright and Trademarks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i
Chapter 1: Product Overview
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Front Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Back Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Chapter 2: Wireless Security Checklist
2
General Network Security Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Additional Security Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Chapter 3: Advanced Configuration
3
Setup > Basic Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Setup > DDNS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Setup > MAC Address Clone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Setup > Advanced Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Wireless > Wireless Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Wireless > Wireless MAC Filter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Wireless > Advanced Wireless Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Security > Firewall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Security > VPN Passthrough . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Access Restrictions > Internet Access Policy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Applications and Gaming > Single Port Forwarding. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Applications and Gaming > Port Range Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Applications & Gaming > Port Range Triggering .
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Applications and Gaming > DMZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Applications and Gaming > QoS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Administration > Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Administration > Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Administration > Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Administration > Factory Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Administration > Firmware Upgrade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Status > Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Status > Local Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Status > Wireless Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
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Table of Contents
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RangePlus W±reless Router
Appendix A: Troubleshooting
25
Appendix B: Specifications
26
Appendix C: Warranty Information
27
Appendix D: Regulatory Information
28
FCC Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Safety Notices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Industry Canada Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Avis d’Industrie Canada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Wireless Disclaimer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Avis de non-responsabilité concernant les appareils sans fil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
User Information for Consumer Products Covered by EU Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste
Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
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Chapter±1
Product Overview
²
RangePlus W±reless Router
Chapter ²:
Product Overv±ew
Thank you for choosing the Linksys RangePlus Wireless
Router. The Router lets you access the Internet via a
wireless connection or through one of its four switched
ports. You can also use the Router to share resources
such as computers, printers and files. A variety of security
features help to protect your data and your privacy while
online. Security features include WPA2 security, a Stateful
Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall and NAT technology.
Configuring the Router is easy using the provided browser-
based utility.
Front Panel
Power
(Green) The
Power
LED
lights
up
and will stay on while the Router is powered
on. When the Router goes through its self-
diagnostic mode during every boot-up, this
LED will flash. When the diagnostic is complete,
the LED will be solidly lit.
², 2, 3, 4
(Green) These numbered LEDs,
corresponding with the numbered ports on the
Router’s back panel, serve two purposes. If the
LED is continuously lit, the Router is successfully
connected to a device through that port. A
flashing LED indicates network activity over
that port.
Internet
(Green) The Internet LED lights up
when there is a connection made through the
Internet port. A flashing LED indicates network
activity over the Internet port.
W±reless
(Green) The Wireless LED lights up
when the wireless feature is enabled. If the LED
is flashing, the Router is actively sending or
receiving data over the wireless network.
Secur±ty
(Green) The Security LED lights up
when wireless security is enabled.
Back Panel
Internet
The Internet port is where you will
connect your cable or DSL Internet connection.
², 2, 3, 4
These Ethernet ports (1, 2, 3, 4) connect
the Router to PCs on your wired network and
other Ethernet network devices.
Reset
There are two ways to reset the Router
to its factory defaults. Either press and hold the
Reset Button for approximately five seconds, or
restore the defaults from the
Administration > 
Factory  Defaults
screen of the Router’s web-
based utility.
Power
The Power port is where you will
connect the power adapter.

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