What do I need to know about connecting to my wireless print server to configure it?
By default, the PM1115UA broadcasts a wireless network SSID in infrastructure mode. When the print server is configured to broadcast an SSID (wireless network ID), the print server can only be used by one wireless network adapter. Unless the wireless network adapter is bridged into a network infrastructure, the amount of computer connections to the print server is limited to one.
For most applications, the wireless network print server will need to be integrated into an existing network infrastructure. This allows different computers on your network to access your print server. For more information about how to set up bridging into another network infrastructure, visit http://www.startech.com/faq/wireless_print_servers_pm1115ua_bridging_into_network.
When you want to use the PM1115UA as a wireless access point, the Ethernet port is a quick way to connect to a network infrastructure. By default, the PM1115UA, dynamically obtains an IP address from your existing network infrastructure. The IP address is bridged to the wireless network on the PM1115UA, which turns the print server into a wireless access point. If you want to have only one network SSID, you need to disable the Broadcast SSID on the print server.
The PM1115UA can broadcast an SSID to be an access point and simultaneously bridge into a existing infrastructure. This allows you to extend your network infrastructure to a different SSID.
To configure the print server, you need to directly connect the print server to a PC system. The default IP address is 192.168.0.100 and you need to make sure that your computer is on the 192.168.0.XXX network to make any configuration changes over Ethernet. For more information on how to change your IP address, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=networking#ip-address-change-windows-mac-os.