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Raul | CompTIA A+ | Module 2.6 - Install and Configure a SOHO Router

By: Raul Pop | Related Course: CompTIA A+ | Published: April 23, 2017 | Modified: April 23, 2017
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-Buffer zone from internal zone to external zone


-Determine Router Type

-Determine Location

-Connect Power

-Connect Computer

-HTTP:// of router sometimes)(default credentials)

-Login to router

-change the default ssid/password

login name/password 


NotepadRouter Settings 1

1) SSID-Nickname from Router

-32 characters

-can disable broadcast(does not show up in the list of wireless networks you need to connect it manually)


-Best WPA-2 AES



NotepadRouter Settings 2

1) DHCP(Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) can be disabled

2) MAC filter(people which we want to connect)

3) Channel

-1-11 (U.S)

-1/6/11(The  best channels)

-channel buffer(if you set to channel 1 is going overeach to channel 3),( channel 6 overeach to channel 4) 

NotepadRouter Settings 3

1)Firewall is (a filter from owner to internet)

-Filter Ports



-Implied Deny

-WPS (Security Shortcut)(kinda unsecured since exist many vulnerabilities) because its a shortcut to connect to a wifi 

NotepadRouter Settings 4

1)QOS (Quality of Service)

-Gives Devices Priority

-MAC Address Based

2)Port Forwarding

3)Port Triggering


-Static = 1->1 Translation

-Dynamic  = 1->Pool Address

-Overloading(PAT)= Many address private translate to 1 public address

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