How do I secure my wireless network on the DSL‑G624T?

DSL-G624T    HOW TO SECURE YOUR WIRELESSNETWORK

Out of the box, the DSL-G624T will not have any security on the wireless network. That means anybody within range from the wireless signal can access your local machines and use your internet connection.

If you wish to secure the wireless network, we recommend WEP64/128bit or WPA-PSK.



Secure wireless network with WEP

Step 1) Login to router, on the address

Step 2) Verify that the firmware is up to date.

The latest version of the firmware can be downloaded from the support section of the website.

Step 3) Click Home then Wireless

Step 4) By default Enable AP with be checked. Keep this option checked as it is essential for the wireless networking.

Step 5) Keep existing SSID and Channel, or customize them to your wireless environment.

Step 6) Select Security: WEP and check Enable WEP Wireless Security

Step 7) Select Authentication Type after how your wireless cards are configured. If you are not sure, select Both

Step 8) Select the 1st Encryption Key and invent a 10 digit hexadecimal key(Cipher: 64 bit) or a 26 digit hexadecimal key(Cipher: 128bit). hexadecimal means only the characters abcdef0123456789 are allowed, in any combination.

Step 9) Click Apply. The same page should appear again, with your new settings.

The dialogue "Privacy type is set to WEP. Multiple SSID support will be disabled." will appear, which is a notification that the router cannot have WEP security and Multiple SSID at the same time, therefore will disable Multiple SSID to allow the security. Click OK to accept the notification.

Step 10) Click Tools then System Commands

Step 11) Click Save All. When done click on back, then Restart.

Step 12) The DSL-G624T will reboot. When booted up again it will only allow wireless connections with the WEP key you locked it to.





Secure wireless network with WPA-PSK

Step 1) Login to router, on the address

Step 2) Verify that the firmware is up to date.

We have firmware files available from our website and ftp site.

Step 3) Click Home then Wireless

Step 4) By default Enable AP with be checked.Keep this option checked as it is essential for the wirelessnetworking.

Step 5) Keep existing SSID andChannel, or customize them to your wirelessevironment.

Step 6) Select Security WPAand keep Group Key Intervall to default value.

Step 7) Select PSKString

Step 8) Enter your WPA-PSK keyin String format, which meens characters a toz, 0 to 9 and most other keys on a brittish keyboad areallowed.

Step 9) Click Apply. The samepage should appear again, with your new settings.

The dialogue "Privacy type is set to WPA. Multiple SSIDsupport will be disabled." will appear, which is anotification that the router cannot have WPA security and MultipleSSID at the same time, therefore will disable Multiple SSID toallow the security. Click OK to accept the notification.

Step 10) Click Tools then System Commands

Step 11) Click Save All. Whendone click on back, then Restart.

Step 12) The DSL-G624T will reboot. Whenbooted up again it will only allow wireless connections with theWPA-PSK string you locked it to.

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