|Description||The NetComm Gateway Series ADSL2+ Wireless N300 4-Port Modem Router is an ADSL/2/2+ compatible router/modem/switch with a built in wireless access point, providing wireless internet and file sharing between multiple computers|
|Data Sheet||Download Netcomm NB6Plus4WN Data Sheet|
|User Guide||Download Netcomm NB6Plus4WN User Guide|
|Security Options||WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access)|
|WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key)|
|WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)|
|WPA 2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 Pre-Shared Key)|
|WPA/WPA 2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 Pre-Shared Key)|
|WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected 2 Pre Shared Key)|
|Default Login Details||Username: admin|
In order to update your router’s security settings follow these easy steps:
Step1 (Log in to your router)
To log in to your router run Internet Explorer (or your default browser) and enter the IP address of your router in the address bar and hit Enter. To find your IP address in Windows press the windows key and the key “R” at the same time. In the new window, type “cmd” and hit Enter, then type “ipconfig” and hit Enter. Now, under “Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network settings” you should have Default Gateway followed by an array of numbers devided in 4 groups by dots. That is your router’s IP.
After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.
To login, use the following system username and leave the password blank in the prompt box.
Step3 (Wireless Settings)
Hide SSID Settings
To hide your routerâ€™s SSID, go to Basic Settings >Â Wireless Basic Settings. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. First, type in the name of your wireless network in the SSID box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check the radio button next to the Hide Wireless Main Network option. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.
To configure security features for the Wireless interface, please open Security item from Wireless menu. This web page offers eight authentication protocols for you to secure your data while connecting to networks. There are nine selections including 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, 802.1X, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, mixed WPA2/WPA, and mixed WPA2/WPA-PSK. Different item leads to different web page settings.
It is recommended to use WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key)
AuthenticationÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK mixed mode.
EncryptionÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Select AES
Pre-shared Key Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Type in your passphrase (password)
To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply.
Â Well done! You have now secured your router!