- Apple Airport Extreme
This document explains how to connect and configure
the Apple Airport Extreme 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
Configuring the Airport Extreme for
the first time.
||If the Airport Extreme base station
has not yet been installed, install the Apple Airport Software
with the base station. Use the Airport Setup Assistant, located
in the utilities folder under Applications. If you have already
configured the base station please skip this section and start
at "Airport Admin Utility Options"
Select "Set up an AirPort Base Station" and click continue.
Select the Airport Extreme Base Station from the drop down list and
Select "Local Area Network (LAN)" as the internet connection method
and click continue.
Select Configure Base Station "Using DHCP" and put 10.0.0.2 in
to the Name Server Address box.
You will be asked to to set a name and passwords for your base station.
Choose a name and password that suits your requirements and proceed
through the procedure until complete.
Airport Admin Utility Options
||Assuming you have completed the
installation above or the base station has previously been
configured for your network.
Using the Airport Admin Utility provided with your Airport,
configure the base station to use Bridge Only mode by changing
the following settings.
The AMX-64 will handle the internet connection so
you will no longer have to use the internet connect utility to
the internet. The Airport Base Station needs to be configured to
connect using ethernet and configured using DHCP in order to use
the AMX-64 for internet access.
The AMX-64 handles DHCP and NAT (internet sharing)
so these services must both be turned off in the Base Station.
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
of handing out IP addresses the option "Distribute IP Addresses"
must be unchecked.
Now update the base station by clicking the Update
The AMX-64 can now be connected to either the WAN or
LAN ports on the back of the base station.
Congratulations you now have high speed
wireless access !