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alienyouth232

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#1394 18-Apr-2004 13:21
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I recently bought a new PDA, along with a Bluetooth Access point. The BTAP's default IP address is 192.168.2.1. The problem is, i don't have a bluetooth-enabled computer. The AP is plugged into my LAN, which my computer is plugged into, but i cannot access the settings page of the Access Point (so i can use it with my PDA). Is it possible to access the router on my wired network, instead of my bluetooth one to work with the settings?

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alienyouth232

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  #4876 18-Apr-2004 13:25
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Oh yeah..i forgot to add this-

My PDA 'sees' the Router, but when it tries to connect, is asks for a passkey. According to my BTAP's documentation, if it asks for a passkey, you need to lower the security settings in the setup page, which is what i am having trouble accessing. Thanks for your help!

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  #4877 18-Apr-2004 13:39
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My BTAP is a Brillinton APBTC1G

 
 
 
 


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#4878 18-Apr-2004 13:59
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Since the router is connected to your network, you'll find that you can access the configuration page from any computer in your network by simply entering http://192.168.2.1. You don't have to do the configuration from a Bluetooth connected computer or PDA. After changing the configuration to suit your needs, then you'll be able to connect using the PDA.

I have no experience with this specific model, but in some cases you might have to enter a port number. For example, for the Bluetake it's 5000, and the URL is like this http://192.168.2.1:5000. Look for this information on the documentation on your router.




 

 

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  #4898 18-Apr-2004 23:43
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Is the second to last number in a LAN ip address like a 'group number'? As in, if my computer was 192.168.1.100, it couldn't access 192.168.2.1. But if i changed my ip to 192.168.2.100, would it be able to access 192.168.2.1?...just a thought

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