AirPort Extreme - About the AirPort Extreme

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The AirPort Extreme has six ports, located on the back:


One 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet Wide Area Network (WAN) port (<) for
connecting a DSL or cable modem, or for connecting to an existing Ethernet network


Three 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) ports (G) for
connecting Ethernet devices, such as printers or computers, or for connecting to an
existing Ethernet network


One USB port (d) for connecting a compatible USB printer, hard disk, or hub for
connecting several devices


One power port for connecting the AC adapter to a power source

Status light

Internet WAN port

AC adapter

Power port

USB port

Ethernet ports

Reset button

Security slot

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Chapter 1


Next to the ports is a reset button, which is used for troubleshooting your
AirPort Extreme. The status light on the front of the AirPort Extreme shows the
current status.