Thesupports both 64bit and 128bit encryption as well as ASCII and HEX. The following steps will show you how to set encryption on your .
Step 1 Open your browser and type in the address of your DCS-1000w. Click Go.
Step 2 When the webpage has opened select System Administration from the 3 choices listed in that window.
Step 3 From the Systems page scroll down until you see Wireless Interface. Here you will enter the ESS-ID, Channel,Wep Key and ASCII or Hex.
Step 4 Once you have made your changes click on Save at the bottom of the window. This will save the changes you have made to the DCS-1000W configuration, enabling encryption.
Setting up encryption with IPVEW
The DCS-1000W can be setup using either the web Interface or IPView program. The following steps will show you how to set encryption on your DCS-1000W using IPView.
Step 1 Go to Start>Programs>IPView>IPView.
Step 2 From this window you will type in admin for the username and leave the password blank unless you have made any previous changes. Click OK
Step 3 The camera properties window will have several tabs to choose from. Select the Wireless tab from this window.
Step 4 Here you will enter the information needed for your Connection Mode, ESS-ID, Channel,Wep Key and ASCII or Hex.
Step 5 Once you have made your entries click on Apply and then OK at the bottom of the window. This will save the changes you have made to the DCS-1000W configuration, enabling encryption.
To connect to the camera, you must configure your wireless network card with the same ESS-ID, Channel, Encryption Wep Key and specify either ASCII or Hex as you did when setting encryption for the camera.
Note: You must set up encryption for the DCS-1000W first before trying to set encryption on your wireless network adapter cards.