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 thewireless network. That means anybody within range from the wirelesssignal can access your local machines and use your internetconnection.

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 thesupport section of the website.

Step 3) Click Home thenWireless

Step 4) By default Enable APwith be checked. Keep this option checked as it is essential forthe wireless networking.

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

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

Step 7) Select AuthenticationType after how your wireless cards are configured. Ifyou are not sure, select Both

Step 8) Select the 1st EncryptionKey and invent a 10 digit hexadecimal key(Cipher: 64 bit) or a 26 digit hexadecimal key(Cipher: 128bit). hexadecimal meens only thecharacters abcdef0123456789 are allowed, in anycombination.

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

The dialogue "Privacy type is set to WEP. Multiple SSIDsupport will be disabled." will appear, which is anotification that the router cannot have WEP 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 theWEP 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 websiteand ftp site.

Step 3) Click Home thenWireless

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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