Menu path: Setup > Network > LAN Interfaces > Wireless
In this area, you can configure everything relating to your wireless connections.
You will find details of compatible wireless hardware in the IGEL Linux 3rd Party Hardware Database.
- Activate wireless interface
☑ The default interface is enabled.
☐ The wireless interface is not enabled. (Default)
Note that only the first wireless interface (
wlan0) is supported. All other wireless interfaces will be ignored.
- Get IP from DHCP server: The IP address of the client will be obtained automatically using DHCP. (Default)
DHCP options can be specified under DHCP Client.
- Specify IP address: The IP address and the network mask are entered manually
- IP address: IP address of the thin client
- Network mask: Network mask of the thin client
- IPv6 configuration:
- Compatibility mode: Behavior of earlier firmware versions
- Disabled: IPv6 is completely disabled.
- Automatic: IPv6 auto configuration is based on router advertisements (can include DHCPv6).
You will find further information in RFC 4861.
- DHCPv6: IPv6 configuration using DHCPv6 if router advertisements are not available.
You will find further information in RFC 4862 Section 5.5.2.
- Enable tray icon
☑ A tray icon for the wireless interface will be shown. (Default)
- Enable context menu
☑ A context menu will be shown when you click on the tray icon. (Default)
- Enable network info dialog
☑ A dialog window with information regarding the network connection will be shown when you click on the context menu. (Default)
- Enable Wireless Manager:
☑ The Wireless Manager is enabled. This tool allows the user to establish a connection to a wireless network quickly. (Default)
☐ The Wireless Manager is disabled.If you use wireless regularly, it is recommended that you enable the following options: Tray icon, Enable context menu, Enable Wireless Manager. Via the Wireless Manager, you can use IGEL Café Wireless.