allowing only certain computers acces to the wirless network

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Guest, Dec 29, 2005.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    how do i make it so i can only allow the computers i want acces to the router
    Guest, Dec 29, 2005
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    Malke Guest

    Look at your router's configuration. You can deny access. Refer to the
    router's manual or Help files for details about your particular router.

    Malke, Dec 29, 2005
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    Guest Guest

    (copied from "Please help, secure network"

    If this is just a home network and all you want to do is stop your neighbours
    from using your bandwidth, you can simply set up MAC address filtering on
    your wireless access point/router and just enter the address(es) for your

    MAC address filtering is pretty crude (and easily spoofed) but will keep the
    neighbours out unless they really want to have a go!

    If you want to take it to the next level you need to configure wireless
    security. One option is WEP - not really considered secure (too easy to
    hack). WPA is much better (and WPA2 is out now, although not all APs/routers
    support it). I'd add to Lem's list of links with this one: If you
    want a step by step reference of how I did it with my D-Link access point,
    check out

    Guest, Dec 29, 2005
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