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1999 Cabletron Systems Roam. About Installation/Configuration of: Network adapter card on a: Windows 95

1999 Cabletron Systems Roam. About Installation/Configuration of: Network adapter card on a: Windows 95 system Windows NT 4. 0 system Access. Point Manager Client Utility Wireless Networking Roam. About Installation

 • A basic understanding of the operating system which you are working with

• A basic understanding of the operating system which you are working with is necessary to ensure a smooth installation. • This overview will discuss installations on both Windows 95 and NT workstation 4. 0 operating systems 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • Installing a Roam. About PC card requires the same level of knowledge required to install any standard Ethernet adapter card. Roam. About Wireless Network Adapter Installation

Installation on • Since Windows 95 is a plug- and-play compatible operating system, the

Installation on • Since Windows 95 is a plug- and-play compatible operating system, the wireless adapter installation is very simple Roam. About Windows 95 Wireless Networking • Ensure the PCMCIA slot is empty and put the wireless adapter into the empty slot 1999 Cabletron Systems

Installation on • The operating system should automatically discover the new adapter and prompt

Installation on • The operating system should automatically discover the new adapter and prompt you to install the driver Roam. About Windows 95 Wireless Networking • Select Next to continue with the installation 1999 Cabletron Systems

Installation on Wireless Networking • At this point select the Other Locations tab to

Installation on Wireless Networking • At this point select the Other Locations tab to install the driver from the disk provided Roam. About Windows 95 1999 Cabletron Systems

Installation on • At this point select the Other Locations tab to install the

Installation on • At this point select the Other Locations tab to install the driver from the disk provided Roam. About Windows 95 Wireless Networking • Select the floppy disk and press OK 1999 Cabletron Systems

Installation on • At this point select the Other Locations tab to install the

Installation on • At this point select the Other Locations tab to install the driver from the disk provided Roam. About Windows 95 • The device will now install the device driver 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • Select the floppy disk and press OK

NIC Configuration • Once the driver is loaded the Roam. About 802. 11 Settings

NIC Configuration • Once the driver is loaded the Roam. About 802. 11 Settings window will open Roam. About Windows 95 – At the Basic tab you need to enter the Wireless network name for that network – If you want the Ad-Hoc mode, you should select the appropriate option Note: The Wireless Network Name has to be consistent with the rest of the network 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • From here you can configure the settings:

NIC Configuration Wireless Networking • The Driver Type should already have defaulted to the

NIC Configuration Wireless Networking • The Driver Type should already have defaulted to the proper driver mode Roam. About Windows 95 1999 Cabletron Systems

NIC Configuration Wireless Networking • In the Bindings section select the desired services that

NIC Configuration Wireless Networking • In the Bindings section select the desired services that you want to bind to the driver Roam. About Windows 95 1999 Cabletron Systems

NIC Configuration • In the Advanced window it shouldn’t be necessary to change anything

NIC Configuration • In the Advanced window it shouldn’t be necessary to change anything else for typical installation 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • If RTS/CTS mode of operation is desired, you would turn Medium Reservation on Roam. About Windows 95

NIC Configuration – Note: if your device has a hard drive device such as

NIC Configuration – Note: if your device has a hard drive device such as a lap top computer, the power savings in the power management mode would be insignificant – If the device has a static storage device the power savings may be significant 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • If you want Power management, here is where you would select it. Roam. About Windows 95

NIC Configuration • The final step is to click OK and let the services

NIC Configuration • The final step is to click OK and let the services bind to the driver Roam. About Windows 95 – At this point you may be asked to insert the Windows 95 CD so that the services may be loaded • Now right-click on Network Neighborhood, and assign the IP address as you would for any other NIC installation 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking – If this occurs then just follow the prompt

Windows NT 4. 0 • Prior to installing the wireless network interface card onto

Windows NT 4. 0 • Prior to installing the wireless network interface card onto your NT 4. 0 workstation Roam. About Installation on • You should perform the following steps: – Running Windows NT diagnostics – Enabling network support 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking – Enabling the PC card controller

– Double-click on the PC card to open the PC card Properties window –

– Double-click on the PC card to open the PC card Properties window – Note: here that the card is recognized; however, there are no drivers loaded yet so the card itself is disabled. 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • From the Control Panel Roam. About Enabling the PC Card Controller

 • Verify the I/O port and IRQ settings since NT 4. 0 is

• Verify the I/O port and IRQ settings since NT 4. 0 is NOT plug-and-play capable. Roam. About Verifying the I/O port and IRQ settings – Note that the factory settings for the Roam. About NIC are • I/O port 03040 -037 F • IRQ 10 – These may require changing if there is a conflict Note that here in fact there would be a conflict with the IRQ of 10. 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • From Administrative Tools click NT Diagnostics

 • Take note of the new value that you will use if you

• Take note of the new value that you will use if you are going to change the defaults 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • Once you have verified the settings, you may need to select another (unused) IRQ and or I/O port. Which is discussed later in this presentation. Roam. About Verifying the I/O Port and IRQ Settings

Installing the NIC driver • To install the NIC driver – Right click on

Installing the NIC driver • To install the NIC driver – Right click on the Network Neighborhood icon Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0 Wireless Networking – Click on the Adapters tab 1999 Cabletron Systems

Installing the NIC driver • To install the NIC driver – Right click on

Installing the NIC driver • To install the NIC driver – Right click on the Network Neighborhood icon on the desk top Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0 – Click on the Add button to add the new adapter 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking – Click on the Adapters tab

Installing the NIC driver • To install the NIC driver – Right click on

Installing the NIC driver • To install the NIC driver – Right click on the Network Neighborhood icon on the desk top Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0 – Click on the Add button to add the new adapter – click on the Have Disk button and insert the provided disk for the operating system 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking – Click on the Adapters tab

Installing the NIC driver Wireless Networking • Ensure the drive is correct and click

Installing the NIC driver Wireless Networking • Ensure the drive is correct and click OK Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0 1999 Cabletron Systems

Installing the NIC driver • Ensure the drive is correct and click OK Wireless

Installing the NIC driver • Ensure the drive is correct and click OK Wireless Networking • Ensure the driver is correct and click OK Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0 1999 Cabletron Systems

Installing the NIC driver • Ensure the driver is correct and click OK •

Installing the NIC driver • Ensure the driver is correct and click OK • NT will then load the driver to the system files 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • Ensure the drive is correct and click OK Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0

NT Workstation 4. 0 • Once the driver is loaded the Roam. About 802.

NT Workstation 4. 0 • Once the driver is loaded the Roam. About 802. 11 Settings window will open Roam. About Configuring the NIC driver – At the Basic tab you need to enter the Wireless network name for that network – If you want the Ad-Hoc mode you should select the appropriate option 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • From here you can configure the settings:

Configuring the NIC driver • In the advanced window it shouldn’t be necessary to

Configuring the NIC driver • In the advanced window it shouldn’t be necessary to change anything 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • If you want the RTS/CTS mode, you should turn Medium Reservation on Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0

Configuring the NIC driver – Note: if your device has a hard drive device

Configuring the NIC driver – Note: if your device has a hard drive device such as a lap top computer, the power savings in the power management mode would provide will be insignificant – If the device has a static storage device the power savings may be significant 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • If you want Power management select it here. Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0

Configuring the NIC Driver Wireless Networking • Assign the new I/O port and IRQ

Configuring the NIC Driver Wireless Networking • Assign the new I/O port and IRQ if required Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0 1999 Cabletron Systems

Configuring the NIC Driver • Note: from before the IRQ needed to be re-assigned

Configuring the NIC Driver • Note: from before the IRQ needed to be re-assigned as there was a conflict. Roam. About NT Workstation 4. 0 – The new IRQ is 9 – The Network properties window will still be open. Click OK to close it – At this point the new adapter will bind to the protocol stacks – Enter new IP information and restart your computer 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking – Once complete click OK

 • The client utility can come from one of two places – The

• The client utility can come from one of two places – The floppy disk that was provided with the NIC Roam. About Installation of the Client Utility – Off the Cabletron web site • Be sure to review the release notes prior to installation 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • Select the most current revision and download it

 • Insert disk and run the setup file in the utils folder Wireless

• Insert disk and run the setup file in the utils folder Wireless Networking • This will install the Client utility on the workstation Roam. About Installation from the provided disk 1999 Cabletron Systems

 • The Access. Point Manager is the utility used to manage the Access.

• The Access. Point Manager is the utility used to manage the Access. Point Roam. About Installation of the Access. Point Manager utility • The Access. Point is equipped with a COM port for out-ofband management using VT 100 terminal emulation software if desired 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking • This is the in-band management platform that can access the Access. Point from either the wired or wireless networks associated with the Access. Point

 • To get the latest version of the Access. Point Manager go to

• To get the latest version of the Access. Point Manager go to www. cabletron. com/wireless Roam. About Downloading Access. Point Manager – Select the most current revision and download it • Once the file is downloaded unzip it and install the utility 1999 Cabletron Systems Wireless Networking – Be sure to review the release notes prior to installation