Apple AirPort Extreme Setup Manual

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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card PDF Setup manual

  • Model: AirPort Extreme
  • Brand: Apple
  • Type: Setup manual
  • Category: Kitchen Appliances, Network Card
  • File Size: (1.01 Mb)
  • No. of pages: 36
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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card Manual AirPort Extreme Base Station Setup Guide LL2870.book Page 1 Thursday, October 28, 2004 12:45 PM (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card Manual 3 1 Contents Chapter 1 5 Introduction to AirPort 5 About the AirPort Extreme Base Station 6 The AirPort Extreme Base Station at a Glance 7 AirPort Extreme Base Station Ports 8 About the AirPort Software Chapter 2 9 Setting Up Your AirPort Extreme Base Station 10 Mounting the AirPort Extreme Base Station on a Wall 12 Setup Overview Chapter 3 15 Using Your AirPort Extreme Base Station 15 Config (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card Manual 4 Contents LL2870.book Page 4 Thursday, October 28, 2004 12:45 PM (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual 1 5 1 Introduction to AirPort AirPort is a simple and fast way to access the Internet from anywhere in your home, classroom, or office without cables, additional phone lines, or complicated networking software. AirPort is a wireless local area network (WLAN) technology that provides high- performance wireless communication between multiple computers and the Internet. When you connect to the Internet using Air (...)

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AirPort Extreme 6 Chapter 1 Introduction to AirPort The AirPort Extreme Base Station has the following ports: • 10/100Base-T Ethernet WAN ( ) port for connecting a DSL or cable modem, or for connecting to an existing Ethernet network with Internet access • 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN ( G ) port for high-speed connection to local printers and Ethernet computers that don’t have Internet access • USB port ( ) for connec (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card Manual Chapter 1 Introduction to AirPort 7 AirPort Extreme Base Station Ports Your AirPort Extreme Base Station may have six ports, depending on which model you purchased. Note: If this AirPort Extreme Base Station did not come with a power adapter and you don’t plan to use PoE, you can purchase a base station power adapter from your Apple- authorized dealer, Apple retail stores, or the Apple Store at www.apple.com/ (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Setup manual 8 Chapter 1 Introduction to AirPort About the AirPort Software To extend the range of your network, you can use AirPort Admin Utility to set up multiple base stations in your network connected to one another wirelessly, known as a Wireless Distribution System (WDS), or over Ethernet. You can also extend the range of your wireless network by connecting an Apple-certified external antenna to the antenna port. If you co (...)

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AirPort Extreme 2 9 2 Setting Up Your AirPort Extreme Base Station Use the information in this chapter to set up your AirPort Extreme Base Station. Before you set up the AirPort Extreme Base Station for Internet access, make sure that: • You have a computer with an AirPort Card or an AirPort Extreme Card, or a compatible Wi-Fi card installed in a computer using Windows XP or Windows 2000. • Your computer has the la (...)

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AirPort Extreme 10 Chapter 2 Setting Up Your AirPort Extreme Base Station If you use an Ethernet LAN for Internet access, such as in a school or office, connect the Ethernet cable to the 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN ( G ) port on the AirPort Extreme Base Station. Note: The “Distribute IP address” checkbox in the Network pane of AirPort Admin Utility is deselected for AirPort Extreme Base Stations that support Power over Ethern (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual Chapter 2 Setting Up Your AirPort Extreme Base Station 11 3 Locate the two mounting bracket holes on the bottom of the base station. 4 Feed the cables through the mounting bracket and then connect them to the base station. The base station is designed to mount with the ports on the top (Apple logo right side up), with the cables passing behind it through the mounting bracket as shown. Note: The mounting bra (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual 5 Carefully insert the bottom two prongs on the mounting bracket into the mounting bracket holes on the bottom of the base station. Clip the top prongs on the mounting bracket around the bottom lip of the base station. Setup Overview Once you’re ready, you can set up the AirPort Extreme Base Station in a few steps: 1 Plug the AirPort Extreme Base Station in to a power outlet and connect it to your Internet networking in (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Setup manual Chapter 2 Setting Up Your AirPort Extreme Base Station 13 If your base station has a built-in modem and you connect to the Internet using it, the base station can provide Internet access to computers connected to both Ethernet ports (WAN and LAN G ). Step 2: Use the AirPort Setup Assistant on a Macintosh computer The AirPort Setup Assistant: • Sets up your AirPort network • Configures your compute (...)

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AirPort Extreme 3 15 3 Using Your AirPort Extreme Base Station The information in this chapter will help you understand how to use your base station and how to get the most from your AirPort network. Use the information provided in this chapter to: • Configure your base station’s Internet connection • Use AirPort Admin Utility to modify advanced base station settings • Monitor your AirPort Extreme Base Station status • Connect to and (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card Manual 16 Chapter 3 Using Your AirPort Extreme Base Station Important: If you use AirPort Admin Utility instead of the AirPort Setup Assistant to configure your base station for the first time, you may be asked for a password. The initial password for the AirPort Extreme Base Station is public. See the document “Designing AirPort Extreme Networks,” or “AirPort Networks for Windows,” located on the AirPort CD and at www.apple. (...)

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AirPort Extreme Chapter 3 Using Your AirPort Extreme Base Station 17 Monitoring AirPort Extreme Base Station Communication The following table explains the AirPort Extreme Base Station indicator lights. For more information about the base station’s indicator lights, see “Designing AirPort Extreme Networks,” or AirPort Networks for Windows,” located on the AirPort CD, or at www.apple.com/airportextreme. Connecting to the Internet Via the (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Setup manual 18 Chapter 3 Using Your AirPort Extreme Base Station Connecting Additional Base Stations to Your AirPort Network You can connect additional AirPort Extreme Base Stations to extend the range of your wireless network. You can connect the base stations wirelessly or using Ethernet. A network with base stations connected using Ethernet is known as a roaming network. Connecting base stations wirelessly creates what is known as a Wir (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Setup manual Chapter 3 Using Your AirPort Extreme Base Station 19 Controlling the Range of Your AirPort Network You can also shorten the range of your AirPort network by adjusting the power transmitted to the radio in the base station. This might be useful if you want to control access to the network by restricting the range to a single room, for example. To shorten the range of your AirPort network: 1 Open AirPort Admin Utility, in Applicati (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Setup manual 4 21 4 Basic Network Designs You can set up your AirPort Extreme Base Station just about anywhere and use it for Internet access and wireless networking. You need only a connection to the Internet and a computer with wireless capabilities. You can even add non-wireless computers to the network by connecting them to the base station through the built-in Ethernet LAN (G) port. Connect a USB printer to the base station, and all (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card Manual 22 Chapter 4 Basic Network Designs Setting Up a Home Office Network If you are setting up an AirPort network in your home or small office and you have a broadband DSL or cable modem connection to the Internet, and an existing Ethernet network, you may need the following items: • An AirPort Extreme Base Station or multiple base stations • A DSL or cable modem with Internet access • AirPort- or other wireless-equipped compute (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual Chapter 4 Basic Network Designs 23 Setting Up a Network at School If you are setting up a network at school, and have a broadband DSL or cable modem connection to the Internet, and an existing Ethernet network, you may need the following items: • An AirPort Extreme Base Station or multiple base stations • A DSL or cable modem with Internet access • AirPort- or other wireless-equipped computers • An optional Apple-certifie (...)

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AirPort Extreme 24 Chapter 4 Basic Network Designs USB Main To Ethernet (LAN) Power adapter To the Internet To USB printer Remote Relay LL2870.book Page 24 Thursday, October 28, 2004 12:45 PM (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual Chapter 4 Basic Network Designs 25 Connecting AirPort Base Stations Using Power Over Ethernet (PoE) You can connect multiple base stations that support PoE to 802.3af-compliant Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE), and send power and a network or Internet connection over Ethernet cables. Receiving power over the Ethernet connection eliminates extra cables and the need to locate the base station near a power outlet. The following ill (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual 26 Chapter 4 Basic Network Designs To 802.3af-compliant PSE Base stations mounted in air-handling space 802.3af-compliant Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) connected to a network Plenum-rated Ethernet cables AC power outlet Plenum-rated Ethernet cables Base stations mounted in air-handling space LL2870.book Page 26 Thursday, October 28, 2004 12:45 PM (...)

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AirPort Extreme 5 27 5 Troubleshooting Use the information in this chapter if you are having trouble setting up your AirPort Extreme Base Station. If the AirPort Setup Assistant can’t detect the proper AirPort hardware Make sure that the computer you are using has an AirPort Card or an AirPort Extreme Card installed. If you recently installed the card, shut down your computer and make sure the card is properly installed. Make sure that the A (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual 28 Chapter 5 Troubleshooting The middle light flashes, indicating that the base station is in reset mode. The base station remains in reset mode for five minutes. If you do not make your changes within five minutes of pressing the reset button, you must reset it again. 3 Use the AirPort status menu in the menu bar to select the network created by the base station (the network name does not change). 4 Open AirPort Admin Utility ( (...)

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AirPort Extreme Chapter 5 Troubleshooting 29 If you move your AirPort Extreme Base Station to a location on your network with a different subnet and lose communication with the base station Your AirPort Extreme Base Station may have an invalid IP address. 1 Make sure that your computer is set to access the network from the new location (where you moved the AirPort Extreme Base Station) and that it is in range of the base station. 2 Make sure t (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual 31 Appendix AirPort Extreme Base Station Specifications AirPort Specifications • Wireless Data Rate: Up to 54 megabits per second (Mbps) • Range: Up to 150 feet (45 meters) in typical use (varies with building) • Frequency Band: 2.4 gigahertz (GHz) • Radio Output Power: 15 dBm (nominal) • Standards: Compliant with 802.11 HR Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) 11 Mbps standard, 802.11 DSSS 1 and 2 Mbps standard, (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Setup manual 32 Appendix AirPort Extreme Base Station Specifications Base Station LED Sequences The following table explains the base station’s light sequences and what they indicate. Left Center Right Status/description Off Off Off The base station is unplugged or has failed. If the base station is plugged in and all lights are off, contact your Apple-authorized service provider. On On On The base station is in self-check mode. Rapid seq (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Manual 33 Communications Regulation Information FCC Declaration of Conformity This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. See instructions if interference to radio or television reception is suspected. (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Kitchen Appliances, Network Card Manual 34 VCCI Class B Statement Europe — EU Declaration of Conformity Complies with European Directives 72/23/EEC, 89/336/EEC, 1999/5/EC See http://www.apple.com/euro/compliance/ © 2004 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, AirPort, AppleTalk, Mac, and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Rendezvous is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. AppleCare (...)

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Apple AirPort Extreme Setup manual www.apple.com/airport www.apple.com/support/airport 034-2870-A Printed in XXXX LL2870.book Page 36 Thursday, October 28, 2004 12:45 PM (...)

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