Local M5 is a wireless router. It offers Wi-Fi connectivity which allows you to connect various devices to your router. Devices that can be connected have to be able to connect on a wireless connection e.g. Wi-Fi enabled smartphones. In this article, we will discuss how to configure local M5 as wireless access point.
The following steps have to be followed while configuring your Local M5 as wireless access point. First and foremost you need to login into your router. You can of course skip this step if you are already logged in.
Then login to the ubiquity Nano station M5. This is done by:
- Find the Internet IP Address of your router. This can be found on the internet
- Go to the internet to the Ubiquity Nano Station M5 web platform and login from there. This is done by pasting the ubiquity Nano Station M5 IP Address at the address bar on the browser.
- A dialogue box pops up after pressing enter requesting you to input your ubiquity Nano Station M5 username and password. The default username and passwords are all available on the internet
- After entering the username and password(obtained from the internet), The ubiquity Nano Station Home screen is shown now. You are now ready to go ahead and configure the M5
- On the home screen, at the top, Click on the WIRELESS tab. A page that allows you to set your wireless connection opens.
- Enter an ID on the SSID box. This is the name of your network and should be unique. Avoid using obvious values, for instance your name.
- The next settings that needs to be changed is the security settings. Do this by selecting WPA2-AES on the security drop down list.
- Finally, set your password. This is done on WPA preshared key. This also has to be unique with 14 to 20 characters. You can read guidelines on how to set up a strong password from the internet.
- Then select the change button on the right corner of the page.
These steps should be able to help you configure your M5 as a wireless router. Your connection at this point is secure for usage.