Motorola WR850G Router Manual PDF (Setup & Configuration Guide)

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User Guide
Wireless Broadband
Router
WR850G
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WARNING:
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. THE UNIT MUST NOT BE
EXPOSED TO DRIPPING OR SPLASHING. DO NOT PLACE OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, ON THE UNIT.
CAUTION:
TO ENSURE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, USE ONLY THE PROVIDED POWER AND INTERFACE CABLES.
CAUTION:
DO NOT OPEN THE UNIT. DO NOT PERFORM ANY SERVICING OTHER THAN THAT CONTAINED IN THE INSTALLATION AND
TROUBLESHOOTING INSTRUCTIONS. REFER ALL SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This device must be installed and used in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions as described in the user documentation that comes with the
product.
Postpone router installation until there is no risk of thunderstorm or lightning activity in the area.
Do not overload outlets or extension cords, as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock. Overloaded AC outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords,
damaged or cracked wire insulation, and broken plugs are dangerous. They may result in a shock or fire hazard.
Route power supply cords so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them. Pay particular attention to cords where
they are attached to plugs and convenience receptacles, and examine the point where they exit from the product.
Place this equipment in a location that is close enough to an electrical outlet to accommodate the length of the power cord.
Place this equipment on a stable surface.
When using this device, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the
following
:
Read all of the instructions {listed here and/or in the user manual} before you operate this equipment. Give particular attention to all safety precautions.
Retain the instructions for future reference.
Comply with all warning and caution statements in the instructions. Observe all warning and caution symbols that are affixed to this equipment.
Comply with all instructions that accompany this equipment.
Avoid using this product during an electrical storm
.
There may be a risk of electric shock from lightning. For added protection for this product during a
lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet, and disconnect the cable system. This will
prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power surges.
Operate this product only from the type of power source indicated on the product’s marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supplied to your
home, consult your dealer or local power company.
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this products, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the product is in safe
operating condition.
It is recommended that the customer install an AC surge protector in the AC outlet to which this device is connected. This is to avoid damaging the equipment by
local lightning strikes and other electrical surges.
Different types of cord sets may be used for connections to the main supply circuit. Use only a main line cord that complies with all applicable product safety
requirements of the country of use.
Installation of this product must be in accordance with national wiring codes.
Place unit to allow for easy access when disconnecting the power cord/adapter of the device from the AC wall outlet.
Wipe the unit with a clean, dry cloth. Never use cleaning fluid or similar chemicals. Do not spray cleaners directly on the unit or use forced air to remove dust.
This product was qualified under test conditions that included the use of the supplied cables between system components. To be in compliance with regulations,
the user must use these cables and install them properly. Connect the unit to a grounding type AC wall outlet using the power adapter supplied with the unit
.
Do not cover the device, or block the airflow to the device with any other objects. Keep the device away from excessive heat and humidity and keep the device
free from vibration and dust.
Installation must at all times conform to local regulations.
FCC Compliance Class B Digital Device
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can
be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
CAUTION
: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Motorola for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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Canadian Compliance
This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference Causing Equipment Regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B
respects toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada.
FCC Declaration of Conformity
Motorola, Inc., Broadband Communications Sector, 101 Tournament Drive, Horsham, PA 19044, 1-215-323-1000, declares under sole responsibility that the
WR850G, WE800G, WA840G, WN825G, WPCI810G, and BR700 compile with 47 CFR Parts 2 and 15 of the FCC Rules as a Class B digital device. This
device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation of the device is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation.
Wireless LAN Information
The WR850G, WE800G, WA840G, WN825G, and WPCI810G Wireless LAN products are wireless network products that uses Direct Sequence Spread
Spectrum (DSSS) radio technology. This product is designed to be inter-operable with any other wireless DSSS type product that complies with:
The IEEE 802.11 Standard on Wireless LANs (Revision B), as defined and approved by the Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers.
The Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) certification as defined by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA).
Wireless LAN and your Health
The WR850G, WE800G, WA840G, WN825G, and WPCI810G, like other radio devices, emits radio frequency electromagnetic energy, but operates within the
guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations.
Restrictions on Use of Wireless Devices
In some situations or environments, the use of wireless devices may be restricted by the proprietor of the building or responsible representatives of the
organization. For example, these situations may include:
Using wireless equipment on board an airplane.
Using wireless equipment in any environment where the risk of interference to other devices or services is perceived or identified as harmful.
If you are uncertain of the applicable policy for the use of wireless equipment in a specific organization or environment (such as airports), you are encouraged to
ask for authorization to use the device prior to turning on the equipment.
The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modification of the devices included with this product, or the
substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than specified by the manufacturer. Correction of interference caused by such unauthorized
modification, substitution, or attachment is the responsibility of the user.
The manufacturer and its authorized resellers or distributors are not liable for any damage or violation of government regulations that may arise from failing to
comply with these guidelines.
FCC Certification
The WR850G, WE800G, WA840G, WN825G, and WPCI810G contains a radio transmitter and accordingly has
been certified as compliant with 47 CFR Part 15 of the FCC Rules for intentional radiators. Products that contain a
radio transmitter are labeled with FCC ID and the FCC logo.
Caution: Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation.
To comply with the FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, the separation distance between the antenna and any person’s body (including hands, wrists,
feet and ankles) must be at least 20 cm (8 inches).
Canada - Industry Canada (IC)
The wireless radio of this device complies with RSS 210 ans RSS 102 of Industry Canada.
This Class B digitral device complies with Canadian ICES-003 (NMB-003).
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respects toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada
Copyright © 2003 by Motorola, Inc.
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative work (such as
translation, transformation or adaptation) without written permission from Motorola, Inc.
Motorola reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in content from time to time without obligation on the part of Motorola to
provide notification of such revision or change. Motorola provides this guide without warranty of any kind, either implied or expressed, including,
but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Motorola may make improvements or changes in
the product(s) described in this manual at any time.
MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. Microsoft Windows screen shots are used by
permission of Microsoft Corporation. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © Motorola, Inc. 2003
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CONTENTS
I
Contents
Section 1:Overview _______________________ 1-1
Features
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1-2
Understanding your User Guide
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1-3
Box Contents
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1-4
Understanding Functions
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1-4
Router
.................................................................................................................
1-4
TCP/IP
.................................................................................................................
1-5
Static IP Address
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1-5
Dynamic IP Address
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1-5
DHCP Server
......................................................................................................
1-5
Simple Home Network Diagram
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1-6
Wireless Connections
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1-6
Wireless Range
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1-7
Recommended Wireless Environment
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1-7
Router Physical Description
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1-8
Back of Router
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1-8
Front of Router
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1-9
LED Description
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1-10
Section 2:Installation______________________ 2-1
Hardware Setup
....................................................................................................
2-1
Antenna Installation
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2-1
Router Physical Installation
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2-1
Horizontal Installation
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2-2
Vertical Installation
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2-2
Wall Mount Installation
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2-3
Electrical Connection to Router
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2-6
Easy Software Setup
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2-6
Manual Software Setup
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2-6
Wired Connection to Router
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2-7
Wireless Connection to Router
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2-8
Configure Your Computers
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2-9
Configuring Windows 98SE and ME
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2-10
Configuring Windows 2000
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2-11
Configuring Windows XP
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2-13
Configure Your Wireless Security Settings
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2-16
Logging In
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2-16
Wireless Security Setup
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2-17
Configure Your Basic Internet Settings
............................................................
2-17
DHCP Configuration
..........................................................................................
2-18
PPPoE
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2-18
Static IP
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2-18
PPTP
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2-19
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II
CONTENTS
Section 3:Configuration ___________________
3-1
Using the Configuration Utility
.............................................................................
3-1
Logging In
...........................................................................................................
3-1
Navigation
...........................................................................................................
3-2
Help, Restart, and Logout
...................................................................................
3-2
Configuring Internet Settings
...............................................................................
3-3
Internet - Basic
....................................................................................................
3-3
Internet - Advanced
.............................................................................................
3-7
Internet - Network Diagnostic
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3-8
Configuring Wireless Network Settings
..............................................................
3-9
Wireless - Basic
..................................................................................................
3-9
Wireless - Security
............................................................................................
3-11
Wireless - Site Monitor
......................................................................................
3-18
Wireless - Advanced
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3-19
Configuring Parental Control Settings
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3-22
Parental Control - Content Policy
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3-23
Parental Control - URL Log
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3-25
Configuring Networking Settings
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3-26
Networking - DHCP Server
...............................................................................
3-27
Networking - DNS Proxy
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3-29
Networking - Routing
.........................................................................................
3-30
Networking - DDNS Settings
.............................................................................
3-31
Networking - NAT
..............................................................................................
3-33
Networking - Port Trigger
..................................................................................
3-34
Networking - Virtual Server
...............................................................................
3-35
Networking - Firewall
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3-36
Configuring Control Panel Settings
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3-38
Control Panel - Device Security
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3-38
Control Panel - Firmware Update
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3-39
Control Panel - Configuration Data
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3-40
Control Panel - Time
.........................................................................................
3-41
Control Panel - UPnP
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3-42
Control Panel - Event Log
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3-42
Section 4:Troubleshooting _________________
4-1
Contact Us
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4-1
Hardware Solutions
...............................................................................................
4-1
My computer is experiencing difficulty in connecting to the router
. ...............................
4-2
My broadband modem already uses a built-in router
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4-2
Software Solutions
................................................................................................
4-3
I would like to test to see if my Internet connection is alive
...........................................
4-3
I cannot access the Configuration Utility for the router
..................................................
4-4
Section 5:Glossary
_______________________ 5-1
Report Your Problem

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