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

By: sgirvin | Related Course: CompTIA A+ | Published: February 26, 2018 | Modified: February 26, 2018
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NotepadInstalling & Config. Routers

-Determine Router type

    +802.11  a,b,g,n

    +Omni Directional Antenna(sends 360 coverage)

    +Parabolic Antenna(Beams the signal in one direction)

-Determine location 

    +keep up high out of obstructions and that is not available to the neighborhood

-Connect Power

-Connect Computer that we want to config. the router with. (Use a cable to connect the first time)Some come with disk or ip address for wireless connection for first time

    +http://192.168.1.1

    +Login to router (Changed default SSID, Add Key(WPA2 with APS), Username & Password)

-Verify Connectivity

 


NotepadRouter Settings (part 2)

-DHCP will config. IP,DNS,SubnetMask, exe automatically

    +Can Be Disabled if causing problems down the road

-MAC Filtering(WiFi and cable MAC addresses are different, Most comp. have 2)

    +Refuse Connections by MAC

    +MAC spoofing can be used to fake MAC Address

-Channels

    +1-11 (U.S.A)

    +Usually 1,6,11 to allow 2 channel overcast buffer


NotepadRouter Settings (part 3)

-Firewall

    +Filter Ports

   +Protocols

    +Inbound/Outbound

    +Implied Deny

-WPS – WiFi Protected Security (Security Shortcut)Fast parring like Bluetooth by Pin and pushing a button.

 


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