How to Configure the Client Mode on the Pharos device

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Updated 08-25-2023 21:31:03 PM 148587
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Definition: In client mode, the device serves as a wireless adapter to receive the wireless signal from the root AP or Station. In this case, wired devices can access the network provided by the root AP or Station by connecting to the Client.

Take CPE as an example:

Access the web management page of CPE

Please follow this link to access the web interface of CPE:

Note: CPE210 is a 2.4GHz device that can only connect to 2.4GHz wireless networks; CPE510 is a 5GHz device that can only connect to 5GHz wireless networks. Here we take CPE510 as an example in this article.

Run Quick Setup

Step 1:

Go to Quick Setup-> Choose “Client-> Click Next

Step 2:

The default IP Address of CPE is 192.168.0.254,we can change it to other IP addresses to fit in the main router’s network. For example, if the main modem/router’s IP Address is 192.168.1.1,we can set up the CPE510 as 192.168.1.* (*=2~254),Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 .

It is also fine to leave it as the default value if you are not sure about the main router’s IP address, then click Next.

Step 3:

Click Survey

It will scan for all the available wireless networks, please find the main router’s network, check the security type and click Connect. Here we take TP-Link_5GHz-C2FA7C as an example.

Step 4:

Choose the same Security type as the main router, and type in the same wireless password/Network Security Key of the main router for the PSK Password. Please refer to Main Router’s Manufacturer for details if you are not sure about the wireless password/network security key->Click Next.

Step 5:

Click: Finish, and wait for the settings to take effect, it takes about 1 minute.

Relocate the CPE

You may now unplug the computer from the LAN port of the PoE adapter,and connect any device to that LAN port to enjoy the internet.

Final Computer Setup Reversion(For Windows OS)

We need change the IP settings back of the computer after the configuration.

Please find Local Area Connection/Ethernet on the computer, if you cannot remember the procedure, please refer to the FAQ again.

How to login to the Pharos' web management page?

Go to PropertiesInternet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IP)→ Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically

Click OK to exit.

Click OK again to apply the settings.

Final Computer Setup Reversion (For Mac OS X)

Go to Apple -> System Preferences -> Network -> Highlight Ethernet -> Configure IPv4: Using DHCP.

Click Apply.

Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

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