These Release Notes describe the Cisco WRP500 Wireless-AC Broadband Router.
As with any firmware release, read these release notes before you upgrade the firmware. Cisco also recommends backing up your configuration before you perform any firmware upgrade.
These release notes support the Cisco WRP500 Wireless-AC Broadband Router that runs Firmware Release 1.0.0.
The Cisco® WRP500 Wireless-AC Broadband Router is an all-in-one broadband router with concurrent dual-band 802.11ac/n/b/g Wi-Fi interfaces, a network security firewall, 4-port network switch, and 2 phone ports. It offers advanced triple-play services prioritization in a single intelligent, compact device.
This all-in-one broadband router offers concurrent dual-band interfaces.
Two standard phone ports enable feature-rich telephone service over a broadband Internet connection with advanced voice quality of service (QoS).
Simple, highly secure wireless capability is easy to configure, with industry-standard push-button setup, MAC address filtering, and eight service set identifiers (SSIDs) on a dual-band interface.
The router allows you to share a mobile broadband network connection among several Wi-Fi clients with compatible third- and fourth-generation (3G and 4G, respectively) USB broadband modems.
Connect and Configure the Cisco WRP500
To connect and configure the Cisco WRP500, consult the Cisco WRP500 Wireless-AC Broadband Router with 2 Phone Ports Quick Start Guide. These topics provide the information that you need to complete these procedures:
Connect the Cisco WRP500
Log In to the Cisco WRP500
Change the Admin Password
Enable Remote Management (optional)
Configure the WAN Connection
See the Cisco WRP500 Wireless-AC Broadband Router with 2 Phone Ports Quick Start Guide at this URL:
Step 2 When prompted, log in with your Cisco.com user ID and password.
Step 3 To look for information about a specific problem, enter the bug ID number in the Search for field, then press Enter.
Behavior During Times of Network Congestion
Anything that degrades network performance can affect voice and video quality, and in some cases, can cause a call to drop. Sources of network degradation can include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
Administrative tasks, such as an internal port scan or security scan
Attacks that occur on your network, such as a Denial of Service attack
To reduce or eliminate any adverse effects to the devices, schedule administrative network tasks during a time when the devices are not being used or exclude the devices from testing.
Use the following section to obtain related information.
Cisco WRP500 Wireless-AC Broadband Router with 2 Phone Ports
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