To add hardware addresses to a WAP
MAC filtering is a security feature in which a wireless access point, such as a wireless
router or Apple AirPort Base Station, is configured with a list of MAC addresses (also
called "hardware addresses") of devices that are allowed to gain access to the network
through the access point.
If the access point does not have the hardware address of a device attempting to
access the network, the access point denies the device access to the network.
If the access point filters MAC addresses, then the device's MAC address must be
added to the access point's list of accepted MAC addresses.
1. Print the network configuration page. For information on the network configuration
Understand the network configuration page
2. Open the WAP's configuration utility, and add the device's hardware address to the
list of accepted MAC addresses.