Managing and Configuring New Network Equipment With Your Web Browser, Continued

(Example: Wireless Ethernet Bridge)

Here are some brief video clips showing exactly what it looks like to use your web browser to integrate, configure, and manage new, managed network equipment as you add it into your existing LAN infrastructure. These clips continue the sequence begun on the previous page.

In these clips, we take a look at configuration options for "IP Settings", including Administrative IP address, Netmask, and Default Gateway. All popular managed network equipment has menus and dialog boxes for this, and most look more-or-less like the examples shown here. We also illustrate the way most Wireless Ethernet Bridges can scan the WiFi radio waves around you and report the names and availability of other, nearby WiFi networks.

Wireless Ethernet Bridges always function as one half of a two-ended network conversation, where the other end is managed by your Wireless Access point. You'll need to configure your Wireless Ethernet Bridge to use the same radio channels, 802.11 protocol options, and encryption methods that your existing Wireless Access Point is using.  Take a look at all of these: