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SLOGAN

@cygnal.ca

[Express] SMC3DGN no WPS support?

Sorry if this have been covered before, but is there any way to get this function to work?
Trying to connect a network printer.



sbrook
Premium,Mod
join:2001-12-14
Ottawa
kudos:13

Assuming Rogers hasn't disabled it or access to it ...

»screenshots.portforward.com/SMC/···etup.htm



Paolo
Mr. Wireless

join:2004-05-29
canada

can you tell me why u need this?



TLS2000
Crazy Canuck
Premium
join:2004-02-24
Mississauga, ON
Reviews:
·TekSavvy Cable
·Rogers Hi-Speed

said by Paolo:

can you tell me why u need this?

It's quote possible that the printer in question will only allow you to set it up for wifi with WPS.

Another possible situation is that he doesn't want to move the printer to another room in order to hook it up via cable so that he can set it up for wifi.
--
Tom


SLOGAN

@rogers.com

^^^^^^
This is exactly why.

As for the link posted, there's no option when logged in.
The WPS button on the front seems to be disabled as pressing it does nothing.



JCohen
Premium
join:2010-10-19
Nepean, ON
kudos:11
reply to SLOGAN

Depending on the printer you are generally able to connect it through USB and do all the required network setup.


Aaerox

join:2011-09-27
North York, ON
reply to SLOGAN

I've had this problem too. The WPS setting in the firmware wasn't even there so unfortunately I had to move the printer to the other room and connect it via USB. When I called tech support, the WPS menu apparently WAS there when he looked at my modem remotely.



sbrook
Premium,Mod
join:2001-12-14
Ottawa
kudos:13

In other words it was behind the Rogers admin login.

Darned Rogers and their Macintosh attitude ... (You don't need to know how that works)



mozerd
Light Will Pierce The Darkness
Premium,MVM
join:2004-04-23
Nepean, ON
reply to SLOGAN

said by SLOGAN :

Sorry if this have been covered before, but is there any way to get this function to work?

I do not have a solution for you but YOU should be aware of WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN brute force vulnerability

IMO, no one should be using WPS.