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EchoLife HG556a Home Gateway
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
Date 20 - -3
Part Number 202219
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About This Document
1 Safety Precautions
2 Product Overview
2.1 Product Features
2.2.2 Interfaces and Buttons
3 Quick Start
3.1 Connecting Cables
3.2 Inserting the USB Stick
3.3 Logging In to the Web-Based Configuration Utility
4 Configuring the WAN Interface
4.1 Selecting ADSL uplink mode
4.1.1 Configuring the PPPoA Mode
4.1.2 Configuring the PPPoE Mode
4.1.3 Configuring the MER Mode
4.1.4 Configuring the IPoA Mode
4.1.5 Configuring the Bridge Mode
4.2 Selecting HSPA uplink mode
5 Configuration of WLAN
5.1 Setting Up a Wireless Connection by the Wi-Fi Button
5.2 Setting Up a Wireless Connection Manually
6 Configuring Frequently Used Functions
6.1 Configuring Multiple PCs to Access the Internet
6.2 Enabling or Disabling the WLAN Function
6.3 Using the Home Storage Function
6.3.1 Accessing the Storage Device by the FTP Client
6.3.2 Accessing the Storage Device by the Samba Function
6.3.3 Accessing the Storage Device by Mapping Network Drive
6.4 Using the USB Printer Function
6.5 Improving the Security of a WLAN
6.5.1 Hiding the Name of a WLAN
6.5.2 Changing the Name of a WLAN
6.5.3 Using Secure Encryption
6.5.4 Allowing Only Specified PCs to Be Connected to a WLAN
6.6 Controlling the Internet Access Rights of PCs
7 Maintenance Guide
7.1 Changing the Administrator Password
7.2 Configuring the LAN Interface
7.3 Backing Up or Updating a Configuration File
7.4 Restoring Default Settings
7.5 Restarting the Terminal
7.6 Updating Software
A Technical Specifications
B Default Settings
C Acronyms and Abbreviations
Figure 3-1 Cable connections of the terminal
Figure 4-1 Wide Area Network (WAN) Setup page
Figure 4-2 ATM PVC Configuration page
Figure 4-3 Connection Type page
Figure 4-4 PPP Username and Password page for PPPoA
Figure 4-5 PPP Username and Password page for PPPoE
Figure 4-6 WAN IP Settings page for IPoA
Figure 6-1 Home storage connection
Figure 6-2 Share folder
Figure 6-3 USBDisk_1 folder
Figure 6-4 Map Network Drive page
Figure 6-5 USB printer connection
Figure 6-6 Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard page
Figure 6-7 Add Printer Wizard page
Table 2-1 Indicators of the terminal
Table 2-2 Interfaces and buttons of the terminal
Table 3-1 PC settings required to log in to the Web-based configuration utility............... 3-3 Table 4-1 Work mode of the WAN interface
Table 4-2 Parameter for the ATM PVC Configuration page
Table 4-3 Parameters for the PPP Username and Password page
Table 4-4 Parameters for the PPP Username and Password page
Table 4-5 Parameters for the WAN IP Settings page
Table 4-6 Parameters for the WAN IP Settings page for IPoA
Table 6-1 Rules for setting the password used for accessing a WLAN
Table 7-1 Parameters for the Local Area Network (LAN) Setup page
Purpose This document describes the functions, features, and configuration methods of the EchoLife HG556a Home Gateway (hereinafter referred to as the terminal).
By reading this document, you can understand the functions and features of the terminal and the procedures for installing and configuring the terminal.
Related Versions The following table lists the product versions related to this document.
Unless otherwise specified, the device includes the device and its accessories.
Basic Requirements During storage, transportation, and operation of the device, keep it dry and prevent it from colliding with other objects.
Do not dismantle the device. In case of any fault, contact an authorized service center for assistance or repair.
Without authorization, no organization or individual can change the mechanical, safety, or performance design of the device.
When using the device, observe all applicable laws and regulations and respect the legal rights of other people.
Environmental Requirements for Using the Device Before connecting and disconnecting cables, stop using the device, and then disconnect it from the power supply. Ensure that your hands are dry during operation.
Keep the device far from sources of heat and fire, such as a heater or a candle.
Keep the device far from electronic appliances that generate strong magnetic or electric fields, such as a microwave oven or a refrigerator.
Place the device on a stable surface.
Place the device in a cool and well-ventilated indoor area. Do not expose the device to direct sunlight. Use the device in an area with a temperature ranging from 0°C to 40°C.
Do not block the openings on the device with any object. Reserve a minimum space of 10 cm around the device for heat dissipation.
Do not place any object (such as a candle or a water container) on the device. If any foreign object or liquid enters the device, stop using the device immediately, power it off, remove all the cables connected to it, and then contact an authorized service center.
During thunderstorms, power off the device, and then remove all the cables connected to it to prevent it from getting damaged due to lightning strikes.
Precautions for Using Wireless Devices The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons.
Do not use the device where using wireless devices is prohibited or may cause interference or danger.
The radio waves generated by the device may interfere with the operation of electronic medical devices. If you are using any electrical medical device, contact its manufacturer for the restrictions on the use of the device.
Do not take the device into operating rooms, intensive care units (ICUs), or coronary care units (CCUs).
Areas with Inflammables and Explosives Do not use the device where inflammables or explosives are stored, for example, in a gas station, oil depot, or chemical plant. Otherwise, explosions or fires may occur. In addition, follow the instructions indicated in text or symbols.
Do not store or transport the device in the same box as inflammable liquids, gases, or explosives.
Accessory Requirements Use only the accessories supplied or authorized by the device manufacturer. Otherwise, the performance of the device may get affected, the warranty for the device or the laws and regulations related to telecommunications terminals may become null and void, or an injury may occur.
Do not use the power adapter if its cable is damaged. Otherwise, electric shocks or fires may occur.
Ensure that the power adapter meets the specifications indicated on the device nameplate.
Ensure that the power adapter meets the requirements of Clause 2.5 in IEC60950-1/EN60950-1 and it is tested and approved according to national or local standards.
Maintenance If the device is not used for a long time, power it off, and then remove all the cables connected to it.
If any exception occurs, for example, if the device emits any smoke or unusual sound or smell, stop using the device immediately, power it off, remove all the cables connected to it, and then contact an authorized service center.
Do not trample, pull, or overbend any cable. Otherwise, the cable may get damaged, causing malfunction of the device.
Before cleaning the device, stop using it, power it off, and then remove all the cables connected to it.
Use a clean, soft, and dry cloth to clean the device shell. Do not use any cleaning agent or spray to clean the device shell.
Disposal and Recycling Information This symbol on the device (and any included batteries) indicates that the device (and any included batteries) should not be disposed of as normal household garbage. Do not dispose of your device or batteries as unsorted municipal waste. The device (and any batteries) should be handed over to a certified collection point for recycling or proper disposal at the end of its life.
For more detailed information about the recycling of the device or batteries, contact your local city office, the household waste disposal service, or the retail store where you purchased this device.
The disposal of this device is subject to the Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive of the European Union. The purpose for separating WEEE and batteries from other waste is to minimize any environmental impact and health hazard due to the presence of hazardous substances.
Reduction of Hazardous Substances This device is compliant with the EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation (Regulation No 1907/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council) and the EU Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive (Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council). For more information about the REACH compliance of the device, visit the Web site www.huaweidevice.com/certification. You are recommended to visit the Web site regularly for up-to-date information.
EU Regulatory Conformance The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons.
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