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    Configuring Wi-Fi Protected Access (NSM Procedure)

    To configure Wi-Fi protected access:

    1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
    2. Select a security device and then double-click the device on which you want to define forced timeout. The device configuration appears.
    3. In the device navigation tree, select Wireless.
    4. Configure the following wireless settings:
      • For Select Specific Antenna, select Antenna diversity
      • For Channel for wireless AP radio, select Auto.
      • For Operation mode for AP, select 802.11b/g.
      • For Transmit Power, select Full.
      • For Data Rate for AP, select the best rate.
      • In the main navigation tree, select Wireless>SSID.
    5. Select New and configure the following settings:
      • For Name, enter my-ssid.
      • For Wireless Interface, select wireless 2.
      • For Authentication/Encryption, select WPA2.
      • For Select Encryption Method, select Auto.
      • For auth-server-name, select rd_1_1_1.
      • For Rekey Interval, select None. Rekey interval is the time that elapses before the group key for clients is updated.
    6. Configure the following WPA2-PSK settings:
      • For Authentication/Encryption, select WPA2-PSK.
      • For WPA2-PSK, select Passphrase. When enabled, you must configure a passphrase (8-63 ASCII characters) that permits access to the SSID.
      • For Passphrase, set a password.
      • For Encryption Method, select TKIP.
      • For Rekey Interval, select Value.
      • For Value, select a value. 1800 is the default.
      • Click OK to apply the settings.

    Published: 2013-01-02