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Disable SSID Broadcast on a Cisco Small Business VoIP Router

Document ID: 108647

Updated: Dec 12, 2008

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Introduction
How do I disable the SSID broadcast on my Linksys VOIP router?
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Introduction


This article is one in a series to assist in the setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Cisco Small Business products.

Q. How do I disable the SSID broadcast on my Cisco Small Business VoIP router?

A.

One way to secure your wireless network is to disable the SSID broadcast. This procedure prevents other users from detecting your SSID or your wireless network name when they attempt to view available wireless networks in your area. In order to disable the SSID broadcast, complete these steps:

Disable SSID Broadcast

Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here .

Step 2:
When the router's web-based setup page appears, click Wireless, look for Wireless SSID Broadcast, and select Disable.

Step 3:

Click .

Step 4:
Reconnect to your wireless network by creating a profile on the wireless computer's configuration utility.

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Updated: Dec 12, 2008
Document ID: 108647