How to setup Wireless Media Access Control over Asus RT AC5300 routers?
Wireless Media Access Control in ASUS routers provides the authority to the main users to provide control over the data packets which are transmitting over the main network. MAC filter is set up within the ASUS router through the web interface of the router.asus.com. The web interface of the ASUS router is visited by typing www.router.asus.com on the address bar or the LAN IP address of the router. LAN IP address of the ASUS router is 192.168.1.1
Steps to setup Wireless Media Access control over Asus RTAC5300 routers
- Visit the browser in your desktop and type www.router.asus.com on the address bar of the browser to get to the ASUS router login page.
- Mention “admin” on the username field as the default username and type the password you typed earlier on the password field. Both the credentials will be case-sensitive.
- Click on the login button and you will be redirected to the homepage of the router.asus.com
- From the navigation panel, just go to the advanced settings tab, and then click on the Wireless tab and at last click on the Wireless MAC filter tab.
- Now, the user needs to select the frequency internet band that is going to be used for the Wireless MAC filter.
- To enable the Wireless MAC filter, click on the radio button [Yes].
- Select the wireless filter mode for your MAC.
- If you chose the Accept mode then it will accept the clients with the MAC address in the list. If the user chose the reject mode then the user will reject the clients with the MAC address in the list.
- Click on the Add button and key tab residing on the MAC filter list.
- Click on the Apply button and Wireless MAC filter will completely setup within the network of your Asus router.
When the computer cannot be able to find the wireless Asus RT AC5300 router?
Here are the troubleshooting steps which might resolve the problem of connecting the computer with the wireless router.
- Just check whether the computer in which you are operating your internet has even the wireless adapter or not.
- Check whether the wireless adapter can even search for the Network Name or not.
- Confirm that the Network Name with the help of which user connecting their device is even correct or not. Also, check that your device should be within the Local Area Network. It might also be the case that the password you are typing may be incorrect making one of the reasons to forbid you from connecting to the network. The user can change the Network name as well as the wireless password of the router through the web interface of the router.asus.com
- If your computer cannot be able to find your wireless router, then it also may be the case that your router is set to Hide SSID. The user needs to visit the web interface of the router.asus.com and go to the General tab of the menu dashboard of its web management page.
When the Wi-Fi LED of your Asus router is not lit?
- The most basic and common troubleshooting step is to check that if you have even turned on your Wi-Fi switch of the router or not.
- Visit the interface of your www.router.asus.com and go to the Professional tab of the menu dashboard, check you must not enable the Radio button of the Professional tab.
- Check the web interface of the www.router.asus.com, if in any case Wi-Fi LED or any other LED of the router is disabled then you can easily enable it with the Enable radio button within the window.
- Make sure that the firmware your router is using should be the latest one and if it’s not then the user need to update it by visiting the web interface of the www.router.asus.com
- If any of the above steps is not working or not resolving the above issue then the only option you are left with is to reset your router into the default settings. When the device is powered on then press the rest button for around 10 seconds to reset the router and then release it to complete the process.