Following snapshots will explain "How to configure BSNL Broadband wireless router/modem with added security". And how to stop others accessing your wireless connection. First step 1-9 will be taught about basic configuration of router with Ethernet adapter. Step 10-12 will help you to configure for wireless router. In Step 13-15 you will learn how to prevent wireless usage theft at home by using MAC address filter in router.
Usually BSNl supplies comparatively cheaper UTStar router even though linksys,Netgear,D-Link etc available for low price with good deals in the market. This router can be bought for cash or hired/rent on monthly basis which will be included in your monthly bill.
I am a BSNL broadband user and using wireless for my home for quite sometime., Initially technician from telephone exchange configured wireless router for my computer with default settings.
As days gone by, I had curiosity to configure my router to be more secured so that no one can access my wireless modem except me. One such security tips are IP address filtering,MAC address filtering,Network authentication(WPA/WEP code) like WPA-PSK. I will show you how to use some these wireless security in your router configuration.
I would like to thank mydataone Mr.prasad I got many info regarding this from him.
Step:1 (configure router for Ethernet cable)
Step:3 (click edit)
Step:6 (Type dataone username and password)
Once you click save/reboot wait for sometime. your current DSL router browser gets refreshed. Don't browse anything or switch on/off your router. It automatically once configuration gets updated in your router hardware.
In the following steps, you will learn about how to configure wireless router
This ends the wireless router configuration.
The following steps will explain you how to add mac filtering address to your router to prevent others using your wireless router.
Go to start ->Run->cmd(command window)->type ipconfig/all->enter
See below screen, after executing command you will see screen something look this with your wi fi adapter card physical address and other specifications.
Step:14 (click on mac filter in left pane, then click allow radio button followed by add just type in mac address like this
00:1A:73:XX:XX:XX (12 DIGIT ALPHA NUMERIC)
You will get error if you feed like this
BOTH ARE WRONG, TO CONFIRM LOOK BACK AT THE ROUTER(instrument)FOR MAC ADDRESS FORMAT
close the DSL configuration browser and now establish wireless connection with your router
connect your wireless connection
Finally once your done, go to your computer/laptop you can see wireless computer icon at the taskbar, right click on it then say view wireless connection you will get above screen..
Then you can see the DSL wireless service provider with name what you configured in the above steps, just click on that and feed in network key (step 11) what you have given before then just say connect. soon you will established wireless network connection with your router.
I wish now you learnt "How to configure your DSL Broadband wireless router/Modem" for your SYSTEM with security enabled. If you have any doubt plz mail(email@example.com) to me happy to help you.