TP-LINK TL-WA901ND 300Mbps Wireless N Access Point Wireless Security — Repeater and Universal Repeater and Bridge with AP

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4) Repeater

TP-LINK TL-WA901ND Wireless Security – Repeater

Operation Mode – Shows the current operation mode.

Disable Security – Check this box radio button to disable wireless security.
If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect this device without encryption.
It is strongly recommended that you choose one of the security types to enable security.

WEP – Select 802.11 WEP security.

Type – You can select one of following types.

1) Automatic – Select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station’s capability and request.

2) Shared Key – Select 802.11 Shared Key authentication type.

3) Open System – Select 802.11 Open System authentication.

WEP Key Format – You can select ASCII or Hexadecimal format.
ASCII format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length.
Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9, a-f, A-F) in the specified length.

WEP Key – Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key information for your network in the selected key radio button.
These values must be identical on all wireless stations in your network.

Key Type – You can select the WEP key length (64-bit, or 128-bit, or 152-bit.) for encryption. “Disabled” means this WEP key entry is invalid.

1) For 64-bit encryption – You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.

2) For 128-bit encryption – You can enter 26 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 13 ASCII characters.

3) For 152-bit encryption – You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 16 ASCII characters.

Note:
If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type.

WPA-PSK/ WPA2-PSK – Select WPA based on pre-shared key.

Version – You can select one of following versions.
1) Automatic – Select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK automatically based on the wireless station’s capability and request.
2) WPA-PSK – Pre-shared key of WPA.
3) WPA2-PSK – Pre-shared key of WPA2.

Encryption – When you select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK for Authentication Type, you can select either Automatic, TKIP or AES as Encryption.

PSK Passphrase – Enter a passphrase here.

Group Key Update Period – Specify the group key update interval in seconds.
The value can be either 0 or at least 30. Enter 0 to disable the update.

Be sure to click the Save button to save your settings on this page.

Note:
You will be reminded to reboot the device after clicking the Save button.

5) Universal Repeater

Tp-link TL-WA901ND Wireless Security – Universal Repeater

Operation Mode – Shows the current operation mode.

Disable Security – Check this box radio button to disable wireless security.
If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect this device without encryption.
It is strongly recommended that you choose one of the security types to enable security.

WEP – Select 802.11 WEP security.

Type – You can select one of following types.

1) Automatic – Select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station’s capability and request.
2) Shared Key – Select 802.11 Shared Key authentication type.
3) Open System – Select 802.11 Open System authentication.

WEP Key Format – You can select ASCII or Hexadecimal format.
ASCII format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length.
Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9, a-f, A-F) in the specified length.

WEP Key – Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key information for your network in the selected key radio button.
These values must be identical on all wireless stations in your network.

Key Type – You can select the WEP key length (64-bit, or 128-bit, or 152-bit.) for encryption.
Disabled” means this WEP key entry is invalid.
1) For 64-bit encryption – You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.
2) For 128-bit encryption – You can enter 26 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 13 ASCII characters.
3) For 152-bit encryption – You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 16 ASCII characters.

Note:
If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type.

WPA-PSK/ WPA2-PSK – Select WPA based on pre-shared key.

Version – You can select one of following versions.
1)
Automatic – Select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK automatically based on the wireless station’s capability and request.
2)
WPA-PSK – Pre-shared key of WPA.
3)
WPA2-PSK – Pre-shared key of WPA2.

Encryption – When you select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK for Authentication Type, you can select either Automatic, TKIP or AES as Encryption.

PSK Passphrase – Enter a passphrase here.

Group Key Update Period – Specify the group key update interval in seconds.
The value can be either 0 or at least 30. Enter 0 to disable the update.

Be sure to click the Save button to save your settings on this page.

Note:
You will be reminded to reboot the device after clicking the Save button.

6)
Bridge with AP

Tp-link TL-WA901ND Wireless Security – Bridge with AP

Operation Mode – Shows the current operation mode.

Disable Security – Check this box radio button to disable wireless security.
If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect this device without encryption.
It is strongly recommended that you choose one of the security types to enable security.

WEP – Select 802.11 WEP security.

Type – You can select one of following types.

1)
Automatic – Select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station’s capability and request.
2)
Shared Key – Select 802.11 Shared Key authentication type.
3)
Open System – Select 802.11 Open System authentication.

WEP Key Format – You can select ASCII or Hexadecimal format.
ASCII format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length.
Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9, a-f, A-F) in the specified length.

WEP Key – Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key information for your network in the selected key radio button.
These values must be identical on all wireless stations in your network.

Key Type – You can select the WEP key length (64-bit, or 128-bit, or 152-bit.) for encryption.
“Disabled” means this WEP key entry is invalid.
1)
For 64-bit encryption – You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.
2)
For 128-bit encryption – You can enter 26 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 13 ASCII characters.
3)
For 152-bit encryption – You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 16 ASCII characters.
Note:
1)
If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type.
2)
You will be reminded to reboot the device after clicking the Save button.



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