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Setting up the security for the Powerline Fast Ethernet Adapter

You can set up the security of your Powerline adapter by using the Powerline AV Utility.

NOTE:  If you don't have the CD for Powerline AV Utility installation, you can download it from the devices' product page.  Click on the corresponding links of your Powerline adapters to do so: 

PLEK500
PLE500
PLEK400
PLE400
PLW400

For instructions on setting up the security on your Powerline adapter, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
Launch the Powerline AV Utility.  For instructions on how to install the utility, click here.

Step 2:
Click the Security tab.

 

NOTE:  You will see a list of devices connected to your Powerline network.

Step 3:
Check the box of the device you would like to configure and enter your desired key in the Change Network Key field.

NOTE:  If a Password confirmation window appears, enter the device password of your Powerline adapter.  This is located at the bottom of the device.  For more instructions, click here.

QUICK TIP:  You can check your Device Password on the Network Status tab below the Detail Information section.

Step 4:
Click Apply Changes.

You have successfully set a security key your Powerline Fast Ethernet Adapter.


Related Article:

Changing the network password on the Powerline adapter

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