Setting up Instant Network

Before installing an Instant AP:

Ensure that you have an EthernetEthernet is a network protocol for data transmission over LAN. cable of the required length to connect an Instant AP to the home router.

Ensure that you have one of the following power sources:

IEEEInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 802.3af802.3af is an IEEE standard for Power over Ethernet (PoE) version that supplies up to 15.4W of DC power. See PoE./at-compliant PoEPower over Ethernet. PoE is a technology for wired Ethernet LANs to carry electric power required for the device in the data cables. The IEEE 802.3af PoE standard provides up to 15.4 W of power on each port. source. The PoEPower over Ethernet. PoE is a technology for wired Ethernet LANs to carry electric power required for the device in the data cables. The IEEE 802.3af PoE standard provides up to 15.4 W of power on each port. source can be any power source equipment switch or a midspan power source equipment device.

Instant AP power adapter kit.

To set up the Instant network, perform the following procedures :

1. Connecting an Instant AP

2. Assigning an IP address to the Instant AP

Figure 1  Initial Setup Workflow