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Get to the security setting for my motorola sbg900

I am trying to set up a security on my wireless router dont know where to start to find the place to change the setting.. once there i know what i have to do... its a moptorola sbg900 surfboard gateway.

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Bring up your internet browser, and in the address bar enter "192.168.0.1". This will bring up a page that asks for a password and username. The defaults are:

Username - "admin"
Password - "motorola"

From here click on the wireless option, then on security, and I would suggest using WEP, and throwing on encryption. Also you will probably want to click on the admin option at the far left to change your username and password, since if people know those security becomes a bit more pointless. Make sure you do not forget your new username and password, as you can probably see there are currently many people on this site with the problem of not remembering what they set it to. :)

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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Hi. There's a lot of ways to secure your connection. Just follow this link
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Set up wireless security


1 On a computer wired to the SBG900 USB or Ethernet port, open your web
browser (for example, Microsoft Internet Explorer)
2 Type http//:192.168.100.1 and press ENTER to display the login window:
3 In the User ID field, type admin (case sensitive) and press TAB.
4 In the Password field, type motorola (case sensitive) and click Log In to
display the SBG900 Setup Program main window:
As soon as your network is operational, run the SBG900 Setup Program to:

"Wireless Network Setup"
For a LAN with one or more wireless clients, enable wireless security on the SBG900.

"Wireless Network Setup"
After enabling wireless security on the SBG900, as required on each wireless client:
> If you disabled ESSID broadcasting on the SBG900, set the client Network
Name (ESSID) identical to the ESSID on the SBG900.
> If you enabled WEP on the SBG900, set the client WEP key identical to the
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> If you enabled Allow Only Listed Stations Access, be sure the MAC
address for each client is correctly listed on the SBG900.

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How can i secure my network? i dont have the disk


Please oprn the router page
go into the wireless settings and put the security

May 07, 2010 | Arris SURFboard SBG900 Wireless Router...

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I dont know the key


You will need to check the wireless settings of the router .
Is there any computer connected to the router with the Ethernet cable?
If not then connect 1 computer to the router and open the router set up page. Once you open the router set up page, you will be able to find the wireless network key.
Use that password to connect to the wireless network

Click Here for step by step Instructions on how to find the network key

Dec 26, 2009 | Arris SURFboard SBG900 Wireless Router...

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We just tried to secure our wireless motorola sbg900 and now the wireless portion doesn't work. We have to use an ethernet cable. How do we reverse this and still make it secure?


To change any wireless settings on the router, you will need to make wired connections to the router.
If you change the wireless settings on the wireless laptop it will drop the connection because you are changing a wireless setting.
Click Here for more info about networking

Oct 17, 2009 | Arris SURFboard SBG900 Wireless Router...

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I want to set up security on my wireless router so no one can tap


I wish there were simple instructions to give you but there are not. You need to do 3 things on the router itself and then 1 thing for each of the laptops.

Router
1) Turn off broadcasting the SSID.
2) Turn on wireless encryption (WEP or WAP) and use a pass
phrase
3) Turn on and set up MAC filtering

Laptops
1) Change the network settings for your wireless connection to use
the same encryption and pass phrase as the router

By now you are probably overwhelmed. Here is a link to the user's manual for your router:

http://broadband.motorola.com/consumers/products/SBG900/downloads/SBG900_User_Guide.pdf

If you are not comfortable making the changes above, you should ask friends and neighbors if they know anyone that can help you. This site has a pay chat option as well.

Good luck

Apr 09, 2009 | Arris SURFboard SBG900 Wireless Router...

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Wireless Doesn't Work - No light.


If someone else setup the router for you they may have turned off the wireless. If you can connect via ethernet use the web based configuration utility to turn it back on.

The intial setup is as follows in the manual:

To provide an initial wireless connection to your network and the Internet:
1 Connect the SBG900 to the cable TV system as described in Section A.
2 On each wireless client computer, install the wireless adapter hardware and
driver software according to the manufacturer's instructions.
3 On each wireless client computer, set up a wireless adapter profile to
“connect” the client to the SBG900. The procedure depends on your
wireless adapter and computer operating system.
In your initial profile, use the SBG900 default wireless Network Name
(ESSID) motorola (case-sensitive).
Your computers are connected but not secure.
The default SBG900 settings provide no wireless security. After
your wireless LAN is operational, be sure to enable security as
described in “Setting Up the Wireless LAN” in the SBG900
User Guide
.

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