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I am trying to configure your WPSM54G to work in my peer to peer network. Your setup wizard isn't helping. Got any ideas?

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I have a wpsm54g successfully connected to my router and 2 XP laptops that can print via the print server. A friend has a win 7 laptop that we want to connect to the print server but the linksys install...


go into the control panel and add a wireless printer, it should detect it on the network.

if this doesnt work try going on the website and locate the driver

Mar 06, 2011 | Linksys WPSM54G Print Server

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How to Peer with Route Servers


Route servers do propagate prefixes from one peer to all their other peers. At least, that's how route servers typically operate today.
In figure 1, the networks do not peer directly, but all maintain BGP sessions with AS 25, the route server. Note that each AS has allprefixes, and the AS path is a hop longer because AS 25 appears in it.

Figure 1: BGP sessions towards a route server: http://d39z3tvn9akifj.cloudfront.net/ccie/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/bgp-sessions-1024x499.png

Under normal circumstances, the traffic would now flow through the route server, making running a route server on a big internet exchange a non-starter. However, BGP is smart enough to recognize that all the route server peers are connected to the same subnet (the internet exchange peering LAN). So unlike it does under other circumstances, BGP doesn't update the next hop address. This means that when AS 456 gets the route to 1.2.3.0/24 from the route server, the next hop address isn't the route server's address, but the AS 123 router's address. As such, packets don't flow through the route server, but rather, are directly delivered to the right AS, as shown in figure 2.

Figure 2: Traffic flow when peering with a route server: http://d39z3tvn9akifj.cloudfront.net/ccie/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/route-server-1024x502.png

However, there are also some networks that have an open peering policy and will peer directly with anyone, but don't peer with route servers, because that way they don't control their peerings. For instance, when there is an issue with a peer, it's useful to be able to temporarily shut down the BGP session with that peer. If the peering happens through a route server, you'll either have to wait for the route server operator to take action or shut down the BGP session towards the route server and impact lots of other peers, too.

Most networks prefer to peer through the route servers exclusively when possible, while other networks like to add direct peering in addition to the route server peering. The argument in favor of a route server only policy is that it keeps the amount of work and the number of BGP sessions to a minimum. On the other hand, adding direct peering has the advantage that if there's an issue with the route server peering, there's still the direct peering.

The BGP session towards a route server is configured exactly the same as any other BGP session used for peering. The route server itself can also be a standard BGP router, or a Unix (-like) system running BGP software. The route server configured to allow prefixes from each peer to propagate to other peers. A regular router performing route server duties will include its own AS in the AS path for prefixes it propagates, as shown in figures 2 and 3. This makes paths learned through the route server a hop longer, so paths learned through direct peering will be preferred. However, it's not uncommon for route servers to be set up to leave out their own AS number in the AS path propagated to peers, so there's no impact to AS path length.

Source: Peering with Route Servers - BGP Case Study

on Feb 20, 2015 | Computers & Internet

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How to make a Peering Request


When a network gets to a certain size, it is worth to start peering. As a rule, no money changes hands in a peering relationship. All over the globe there are Internet Exchanges (IXes) that help people who want to peer connect to each other.



Smaller networks commonly want to peer with everyone, but big networks only want to peer with other big networks. The goal of the peering request is to make it easy for the other party to say "yes" as possible. Key to successful establishment of peering partnership is respectig peering request etiquette.

The first rule to respect when emailing peering requests is using a subject line like this: "Peering request from Me (AS65700) to You (AS64939)". Your message must explain who you are and why peering with you is a good idea. Learn more about peering policy in the article Peering Request Etiquette .

on Dec 18, 2014 | Cisco Computers & Internet

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Unable to use the wireless setup wizard - I am trying to connect my pc with my wireless printer. When I try to use the setup wizard on the pc it says depending on the wireless software installed on this pc...


The Wireless Network Setup Wizard and the View Available Wireless Networks feature both rely on the Wireless Zero Configuration service to provide their functionality to Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Microsoft Windows XP Table PC Edition 2005. If the Wireless Zero Configuration service is not available, you receive an error message that directs you to this article. This behavior occurs for several reasons. Some computer and hardware manufacturers provide their own configuration software that replaces the Wireless Zero Configuration service that is provided in Windows. In that case, you must use the software that is provided by the manufacturer to configure your wireless network. If you want to use the Wireless Network Setup Wizard or the View Available Wireless Networks feature to configure your wireless device, see the documentation that came with your computer or with your wireless network card. Use this documentation to determine whether you can use the Wireless Zero Configuration service to configure your wireless network. Sometimes, you cannot use the Windows functionality.
If your computer or your wireless network adapter did not come with its own wireless network software, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type ncpa.cpl, and then click OK.
  2. Click Network Connections.
  3. In Network Connections, click to select your wireless connection, and then clickChange settings of this connection.
  4. On the Wireless Networks tab, click to select the Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings check box.

To start the Wireless Zero Configuration service, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type %SystemRoot%\system32\services.msc /s, and then click OK.
  2. Double-click Wireless Zero Configuration.
  3. In the Startup type list, click Automatic, and then click Apply.
  4. In the Service status area, click Start, and then click OK.

If you receive an error message when you try to start the service, see the "References" section for more troubleshooting information.For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 815485 Overview of the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) security update in Windows XP 313242 How to troubleshoot wireless network connections in Windows XP

Feb 26, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Can't connect to WPSM54G after configuring it


hi sir,

1. first reset the printserver
2. make sure that the printer drivers are installed on the comp.
3. use a w/l comp on which we can go online
4. connect the w/l comp to the print server using ethernet cable and also connect the printer to the print server
5. put the print server cd into the comp and run setup.
6. make sure printer server is near to router and there is no firewall on the comp.
7. the setup will give the ipaddress to print server if not plz assign static ip on the printserver.
8. follow the wizard
9. it will ask u the w/l settings to enter. plz type the exact same n/w name and security password.and apply the settings.
10.after that it will connect u to the print server and u will be able to print if you will not u will find an error to open port.
11.you need to open standard tcp/ip ports for the printserver ipaddress that u have assigned.
12. if u dont knw, u can ask the comp vendor.
13. plz also confifm that the printer is compatible with ur print server.

thanx and regards
sukhiii

Apr 16, 2009 | Linksys WPSM54G Print Server

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VPN


Yes it helps to know that, thanks. If you are using similar flavors of "Windows" at both ends and the VPN is setup correctly then file-sharing should be relatively easy to accomplish.

Do you already share files on each discrete network locally?

Jun 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Installation wizard does not locate the WPSM54G


hello!

what is the model number of your printer? if your setup cd is not detecting your printserver, try the ff:

-- while pc and printserver connected to the router and your printserver connected to your printer. try to reset the printserver for 30sec. Is it printing? If yes, do you see any IP address on the print out

-- If no, unplug the power for 5 seconds and plug the power back in of the printserver then try again to run the setup cd. you may also check your routers dhcp server table if its detecting the printserver

-- if printserver still not detected ty to connect printserver directly to your computer

-- search if you have bi admin utility on your setup cd and install it on your pc

-- manually assign static ip address on the printserver using the bi admin utility and on the pc

-- if successful, connect printserver and pc back to the router and check if you can ping the ip address of your printserver

May 01, 2008 | Linksys WPSM54G Print Server

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Don't know if you have fixed the problem, but one solution is to turn off the Windows Firewall.

Jan 13, 2008 | 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless...

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Initial setup no password


use-ly it is user name is (admin) password is (admin)

Jan 09, 2008 | Linksys WPSM54G Print Server

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Wireless internet connection


Hi, A couple of things you should check: 1. Has the "wireless internet user" enabled his Internet Sharing? If yes, how has is this user sharing it with you, through an AP/Router? 2. If he is using an AP/Router, are there any security settings enabled such as WEP, WPA, or MAC Filter? If yes, you have to get the security key and enter it into your configuration. 3. Is the DHCP Server in the AP/Router enabled? 4. If yes to #3, have you made your networking "Obtain an IP Address Automatically? 5. If no, you have to get/set the allowed IP address that you can use, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway and DNS Servers; 6. Can you ping the AP/Router or at least the "wireless internet" user IP Address. To ping, Start, Run, type "cmd", type "ping IP add of wireless internet user and/or AP/Router; 7. In your browser, enable Auto detect proxy settings for this connection; Pls post back with: a. How do you connect, a wifi card/USB or built-in? b. What AP/Router are you connecting to? c. What browser are you using, IE, Mozilla, Opera? Hope this be of some help/idea. Good luck and kind regards.

Sep 19, 2007 | Compaq Armada M700 Notebook

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