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DI-524 wireless problem on Mac

I couldn't find in the router's menu where I can add my Mac's MAC address. Is not done automatically? I definitely removed the security, even Mac shows the name of my network without a little lock beside it.  Every rule has an exception, I guess it applies to trusting my Mac to do everything for me.

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  • clorenz40 Mar 30, 2008

    I have a DI-524 that was configured with a windows system. I have no problems connecting to this network and the internet with 2 different PCs. I recently bought a Mac with OS-X and an airport. I can connect to my wireless network, but I cannot connect to the internet via this wireless router. I am new to Mac and completely lost on how to fix this. Any ideas? Thank you in advance.

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Hi Boris, Under the advanced menu select filter and you'll see options for MAC filters and IP filters. MAC addresses are not added to the list automatically.
speaking of IP filters, are you using static or dynamic IP addressing, in other words do you have DHCP turned on? As a rule of thumb using DHCP to assign IP addresses is both simpler and slightly more secure, you can find your DHCP server options under the home tab.
Lastly, on your Mac select System Preferences from either the Dock, the Apple menu or your applications folder and select Security and then Firewall to check that your firewall is on but that you have not accidentally disabled/blocked absolutely everything, also in System Preferences check in Network to see what interfaces are being used and have an IP address, as mentioned connecting to the network wirelessly whilst you also have it connected via a network cable is not (for all practical purposes) going to work.  

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Using the Configuration Menu
Note: if you have changed the default IP Address assigned to the DI-624, make sure to enter the correct IP Address.



 Open the web browser
 Type in the IP Address of
the Router (http://192.168.0.1)

12 Type admin in the User Name field
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MAC Address-
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Home > WAN > Static IP Address
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Static IP Address- IP Address-

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DNS Address- Secondary

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ISP Gateway Address- Input the public IP address of the ISP to which you are connecting.

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Secondary DNS Address- This is optional.

Home > WAN > PPPoE
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*** Please be sure to remove any existing PPPoE client software installed on your computers.

Choose PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) if your ISP uses a PPPoE connection. Your ISP will provide you with a username and password. This option is typically used for DSL services. Select Dynamic PPPoE to obtain an IP address automatically for your PPPoE connection. Select Static PPPoE to use a static IP address for your PPPoeE connection.

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User Name- Your PPPoE username provided by your ISP.

Retype Password- Re-enter the PPPoE password

Service Name- Enter the Service Name provided by your ISP (optional).

IP Address- This option is only available for Static PPPoE. Enter the static IP Address for the PPPoE connection.

Primary DNS Address- Primary DNS IP address provided by our ISP

Secondary DNS Address- This option is only available for Static PPPoE. Enter the static IP Address for the PPPoE connection.

Maximum Idle Time- Enter a maximum idle time during which Internet connection is maintained during inactivity. To diable this feature, enable Autoreconnect.

MTU- Maximum Transmission Unit-1492 is the default setting-you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP.

Auto-reconnect- If enabled, the DI-524 will automatically connect to your ISP after your system is restarted or if the PPPoE connection is dropped.

Home > LAN
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LAN is short for Local Area Network. This is considered your internal network. These are the IP settings of the LAN interface for the DI-524. These settings may be referred to as Private settings. You may change the LAN IP address if needed. The LAN IP address is private to your internal network and cannot be seen on the Internet.

IP Address- The IP address of the LAN interface. The default IP address is: 192.168.0.1.

Subnet Mask- The subnet mask of the LAN interface. The default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.

Local Domain- This field is optional. Enter in the local domain name.

Home > DHCP
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DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The DI-524 has a built-in DHCP server.
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The most likely answer is that you have an access control list (MAC Address filtering list) set up on your router and have not added your Mac's MAC, also called your Airport ID to the list but there are other possible causes.
Double check that you do not need to add your MAC address to the list, that you did save changes when you removed security from your router and that your PC can still connect.
The hardest part of moving from PC to Mac is learning to trust your computer to do things for you, with Microsoft's OS's you don't just trust the automated set-up wizards because even in the rare circumstance that the wizard actually works you invariably have to finish the settings manually.
With your Mac the exact opposite is true, if you try to do everything manually it'll invariably mess things up, where as using the wizards and trusting the computer to manage things on it's own reaps obvious rewards.
If Airport set-up wizard is asking for a WEP key and leaving the field blank doesn't work you can be comfortably sure that the router has a key set up on it. (BTW: Always be mindful of the fact that WEP is pointless, even 128bit.) 
Check that your router has not been hijacked and that you have indeed removed the security from your router, is it possible that you have a WPA key set up on the router? Unlike WEP, WPA and especially WPA2 actually secure your network (in as much as is possible). 
Another major cause of connectivity issues for new Mac users is having Norton Internet security installed, for a PC user the idea of not having full-on paranoid security installed is anathema, the idea that your Mac's inbuilt firewall alone is plenty of protection (at time of writing) Other than that ClamXav antivirus will protect your Mac form any viruses that may appear in future. Norton Internet security for Mac is often pushed on buyers by stores that don't know any better, to be honest Norton Internet security for Mac is an awful lot of hassle and performance loss for little or no advantage.

Using a Mac is different to using a PC but once you have got used to using a Mac you will not be able to change back, once you have learned to trust your Mac to do things for you, you will find Windows (any version) to be painfully time consuming, unstable and fiddly to use.
Post back if you are still having problems. :)

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