Jan 15

To access the Administration Web UI, you enter the IP address of the AP into a Web browser. You can use the default IP address of the AP ( to log on to the AP and assign a static IP address, or you can use a DHCP server on you network to assign network information to the AP. The DHCP client on the AP is enabled by default.

To install the UAP, use the following steps:

1.) Connect the AP to an administrative PC by using a LAN connection or a direct-cable connection.

•) To use a LAN connection, connect one end of an Ethernet cable to the network port on the access point and the other end to the same hub where your PC is connected, as shown in the following figure.


The hub or switch you use must permit broadcast signals from the access point to reach all other devices on the network.

•) To use a direct-cable connection, connect one end of an Ethernet straight-through or crossover cable to the network port on the access point and the other end of the cable to the Ethernet port on the PC, as shown in the following figure. You can also use a serial cable to connect the serial port on the AP to a serial port on the administrative computer.


For initial configuration with a direct Ethernet connection and no DHCP server, be sure to set your PC to a static IP address in the same subnet as the default IP address on the access point. (The default IP address for the access point is

If you use this method, you will need to reconfigure the cabling for subsequent startup and deployment of the access point so that the access point is no longer connected directly to the PC but instead is connected to the LAN (either by using a hub or directly).

Note: It is possible to detect access points on the network with a wireless connection. However, we strongly advise against using this method. In most environments you may have no way of knowing whether you are actually connecting to the intended AP. Also, many of the initial configuration changes required will cause you to lose connectivity with the AP over a wireless connection.

2.) Connect the power adapter to the power port on the back of the access point, and then plug the other end of the power cord into a power outlet.

3.) Use your Web browser to log on to the UAP Administration Web pages.

•) If the AP did not acquire an IP address from a DHCP server on your network, enter in the address field of your browser, which is the default IP address of the AP.

•) If you used a DHCP server on your network to automatically configure network information for the AP, enter the new IP address of the AP into the Web browser.

•) If you used a DHCP server and you do not know the new IP address of the AP, use the following procedures to obtain the information:

•) Connect a serial cable from the administrative computer to the AP and use a terminal emulation program to access the command-line interface (CLI).

•) At the login prompt, enter admin for the user name and admin for the password. At the command prompt, enter get management.

•) The command output displays the IP address of the AP. Enter this address in the address field of your browser.

4.) When prompted, enter admin for the user name and admin for the password, then click Logon.


When you first log in, the Basic Settings page for UAP administration is displayed, as the following figure

5.) Verify the settings on the Basic Settings page.

•) Review access point description and provide a new administrator password for the access point if you do not
want to use the default password, which is admin.


•) Click the Apply button to activate the wireless network with these new settings.

Note: The changes you make are not saved or applied until you click Apply. Changing some access point settings might cause the AP to stop and restart system processes. If this happens,wireless clients will temporarily lose connectivity. We recommend that you change access point settings when WLAN traffic is low.

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