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D-Link AirPlus XtremeG

Default Settings

On first startup it assigns (subnet to the ethernet port. The webinterface is accessed on the normal port at this address.

Username: admin

Password: <blank>

Web Interface

This is split into 5 tabs along the top of the page


Wizard - Deals with setting up basic settings on access point for easy use

Wireless - Wireless options including SSID, Channel and encryption

LAN - IP settings for wired network.

  • Get IP From - Static (Manual) / Dynamic (DHCP)
  • IP address
  • Subnet Mask
  • Default Gateway


Performance - Includes

  • Data rate
  • Beacon interval
  • Transmit power

Filter - Enable filtering by MAC address and ability to partition WLAN and LAN and disable access between them

Grouping - AP Grouping Settings (For AP Mode Only)

DHCP Server - Dynamic Pool Settings / Static Pool Settings / Current IP Mapping List

Multi-SSID - Enable Multi-SSID and Enable VLAN State


Admin - Login, Console access and SNMP

System - Restart and restore factory defaults

Firmware - Update firmware

Cfg File - Update config


Device Info - Firmware, IP addresses, wireless information

Stats - Wireless stats

Client Info - Table of connected clients

Log - System Log


Help pages


  • D-Link hardware revision A4 firmware revision 2.20eu
  • Atheros - AR2313A-001 - B52307B - 0635 - TAIWAN
  • ESMT - M12L128168A-7T - AZG1P536E - 0610
  • Spansion - S29GL032M90TFIR4 - 0634CRM-K - © 04-Spansion
  • IC+ - IP101A-LF - 0640C15 - KPF0005.1
    • Single port 10/100 Fast Ethernet Transceiver - datasheet

Serial Console

JP2 on the board is a serial connection as per other D-Link products. Using the pinout on http://wiki.openwrt.org/OpenWrtDocs/Hardware/D-Link and a level convertor (as per fon etc.) serial console access was accessible. With settings 9600 8-N-1, open serial connection and as soon as power is applied to AP, hit the escape key lots :) If you didn't catch it try again. You should be presented with something like this

[Boot]: ?

?                     - print this list
@                     - boot (load and go)
p                     - print boot params
c                     - change boot params
e                     - print fatal exception
v                     - print version
B                     - change board data
S                     - show board data
n netif               - print network interface device address
$dev(0,procnum)host:/file h=# e=# b=# g=# u=usr [pw=passwd] f=#
                          tn=targetname s=script o=other
boot device: tffs=drive,removable     file name: /tffs0/vxWorks
Boot flags:
  0x02  - load local system symbols
  0x04  - don't autoboot
  0x08  - quick autoboot (no countdown)
  0x20  - disable login security
  0x40  - use bootp to get boot parameters
  0x80  - use tftp to get boot image
  0x100 - use proxy arp

available boot devices:Enhanced Network Devices
ae1 tffs

If you don't press escape and hit enter once it's finished loading you get a dlink login prompt with the same access as per telnet/ssh.