Basic Wireless Setting
In this basic wireless setting, we use WLAN Linksys as example
The Basic Setup screen is the first screen you see when you access the web-based utility
• Network Mode - If you have Wireless-N, Wireless-G, and 802.11b devices in your network, keep
Mixed, the default setting. If you have Wireless-G and 802.11b devices, 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 want to
disable wireless networking, select Disable.
• 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). For added
security, you should change the default SSID (linksys) to a unique name.
• SSID Broadcast - When wireless clients survey the local area for wireless networks to associate
with, they detect the SSID broadcast by the access point. To broadcast the SSID, keep Enabled,
the default setting. If you do not want to broadcast the SSID, select Disabled. When you have
finished making changes to this screen, click the Save Settings button, or click the Cancel
Changes button to undo your changes. For more information, click Help.
• Radio Band - For best performance in a network using Wireless-N, Wireless-G, and Wireless-B
devices, keep the default Auto. For Wireless-N devices only, select Wide - 40MHz Channel. For
Wireless-G and Wireless-B networking only, select Standard - 20MHz Channel.
• Wide Channel - If you selected Wide - 40MHz Channel for the Radio Band setting, this setting is
available for your primary Wireless-N channel. Select any channel from the drop-down menu.
• Standard Channel - Select the channel for Wireless-N, Wireless-G, and Wireless-B networking. If
you selected Wide - 40MHz Channel for the Rad