This Information applies to:
- Apple Airport (Original)
This document explains how to connect and configure
the original Graphite Apple Airport wireless base station with the
Before connecting your AMX-64 to the Airport Base
Station connect a computer directly to the AMX-64 to run through
the standard set-up routine. Set-up the AMX-64 using the quick &
Easy installer and select the default configuration Automatic Sharing
configuration is complete switch off the AMX-64 and connect it to
the Ethernet LAN port on the Airport Base Station. If you have any
devices connected to the port they can be connected to one of the
unused ethernet ports on the AMX-64.
Assuming the base station has already been configured
to share a dial-up analogue connection or to network your computers
then use the Airport Admin Utility provided with your Airport. Configure
the base station to use Bridge Only mode.
The AMX-64 will handle the internet connection so
you will no longer have to use the internet connect utility to dial
the internet. The Airport Base Station needs to be configured to
connect using ethernet in order to use the AMX-64 for internet access
The AMX-64 handles DHCP and NAT so these services
must both be turned off in the Base Station. This means that the
wireless clients will get an IP address assigned by the DHCP server
built in to the AMX-64. As the AMX-64 will now be handling the job
of handing out IP addresses the option "Distribute IP Addresses"
must be unchecked.
Now update the base station by clicking the Update