[Answer ID: 14478]

How to : Manually setup WLI-H4-D1300 Wireless connection to any other wireless router .

Created 07/25/2012 12:26  |   Updated 09/06/2012 07:14
WLI-H4-D1300 AirStation is an AC1300 / N450 4-Port Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Ethernet Bridge.

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Default IP address is 1.1.1.1

Default User Name : admin

Default Password : password

  1. To connect WLI-H4-D1300 to any other router, start by recording your existing router's wireless profile: SSID, Authentication Method , Encryption Method and Encryption Key.
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    f your router is WZR-D1800H, refer to Administrator's card for details.
  2. Turn on WLI-H4-D1300 power. Look for the push button power switch on the back of the unit.

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  3. Set setup PC's wired network IP address to address to 1.1.1.2.

    On Windows 7 :

    A) Click [Stat] - [Control Panel"], then view "Network status and tasks".

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    B) "Change Adapter Settings"

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    C) Right Click the adapter and choose "Properties".

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    D) Select TCP/IP internet protocol and set IP address to static IP address to 1.1.1.2.

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  4. Connect Ethernet cable to PC's wired interface and WLI-H4-D1300 LAN port.
    Launch browser to 1.1.1.1 and Login.

    Default User Name : admin
    Default Password : password

  5. Go to [Wireless Config] - [Basic] and click search button to list SSIDs of available wireless routers.

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  6. Click on option to select Wireless router's SSID from step 1. Next, click Select button.

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  7. Enter Wireless router's connection profile (Authentication, Encryption, and Key) from step 1.

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  8. To confirm Wireless connection is established, navigate to Diagnostics | "System Info" tab and look for Wireless Information SSID , Channel and Status is indicated and present. If not present, push the refresh button .

    If there is no wireless status indicated, repeat wireless search (start from step 5).

9- Optionally, set WLI-H4-D1300 IP address within same network segment as router LAN address. Choose an address that is outside the DHCP address pool to avoid duplicate IP.

(For example : 192.168.11.111)

Finally, make sure to put setup PC's adapter back to obtain IP address automatically (from step 3) .

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