iiNet BoB2 iiNet BoB2 wireless router
Make iiNet
Model BoB2
Manufaturer code BoB2
Description Developed by iiNet Labs, it connects your computer in your home or office to the Internet. BoB2TM comes with its very own phone handset which allows you to take advantage of cheap phone calls over your broadband connection with iiNet’s Netphone service.
Wireless Standards 802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Manufacturer Homepage http://www.iinet.net.au
Product Webpage http://www.iinet.net.au/bob/index.html
Data Sheet Download iiNet BoB2 Data Sheet
User Guide Download iiNet BoB2 User Guide
Security Options 64/128-Bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
WPA/WPA2-PSK (Wi Fi Protected Access 2 Pre-Shared Key)
WPA/WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access)
Default Login Details Username: n/a
Password: admin

In order to update your router’s security settings follow these easy steps:

Step1 (Log in to your router)

To log in to your router
Run Internet Explorer (or your default browser) and enter the IP address of your router in the address bar and hit Enter. To find your IP address in Windows press the windows key and the key “R” at the same time. In the new window, type “cmd” and hit Enter, then type “ipconfig” and hit Enter. Now, under “Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network settings” you should have Default Gateway followed by an array of numbers devided in 4 groups by dots. That is your router’s IP.

iiNet BoB2 IP

Step2 (Login)

After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.
To login, use the following  password in the prompt box.

iiNet BoB2 login

Username: n/a
Password: admin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’s SSID, select Set up my Wireless > 1. Set up my wireless. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check the radio button next to Hide SSID option. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.

iiNet BoB2 interface

To make your wireless network safe, you should select the appropriate security option.

To do, so go to Set up my Wireless > 1. Set up my wireless.

iiNet BoB2 Wireless Security Interface

This router supports WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), WPA/WPA2-PSK (Wi Fi Protected Access Pre Shared Key) and WPA/WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access). It is recommended to use WPA/WPA2-PSK.

It is recommended to use WPA2-PSK security encryption.

WPA/WPA2-PSK

Select the security mode of your choice. In the case of WPA/WPA2-PSK

Pre Shared Key type                          Select passphrase

Pre Shared Key                                  Enter the passphrase (Password) of your choice.

To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Save Settings.

Well done! You have now secured your router!

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