Adding Wireless Network Access Control Rules

Purpose: Add access control rules to the approved list or blocked list in the MAC Address Filtering List section. Access control rules allow or restrict (deny) specific clients, identified by their MAC address, from accessing the main and guest wireless networks.

Location: Gateways > (Selected Gateway) > WIRELESS > Access Control

  1. Under the MAC Address Filtering List section, perform the appropriate action, depending on which list you are using for access control:
    • Using blocked list: Click Add under Use blocked list.
    • Using approved list: Click Add under Use approved list.

    The Add/Edit MAC Address Filtering Rule dialog box appears.

  2. Specify the MAC address that you want to use for filtering in MAC address.
  3. (Optional) Specify a description.
  4. Click Save.