Dell AXIM X30/X50/X50v wireless setup

Dell AXIM X30/X50/X50v wireless setup
1. Turn on your PDA and start from the Today Screen.
2. Go to SETTINGS to get to the DELL WLAN Utility under the CONNECTIONS
3. Enable the Odyssey Client in the CONNECTIONS tab.
4. Verify connection to “hostreg” via the Odyssey Client.
5. Register the device in Internet Explorer via the “hostreg” connection. Start from
the Today Screen. Be sure to key in “” in the Internet Explorer
address window to get access to the Host Registration website…
6. LOGON to “hostreg” with your distinguished network logon credentials.
7. Select the “Building” you will be using the wireless device in. Select
“WIRELESS” as your Category. Leave “Tag #” blank (if you are Faculty/staff,
you MUST populate this field with the 5-digit tag number attached to the device).
“Hardware Address” should be populated by a 12-digit alpha-numeric MAC
Address (Media Access Control address). “Operating System” should be selected
as Windows CE.
8. “Agree and Submit” to the use of the CWU Wireless network. (It takes 5-minutes
for the device to be registered in the Host Registration database.)
9. SOFTBOOT the device…
Performing a Reset
Soft Reset
When you perform a soft reset, the device deletes any data that has not been
saved but saves any data that has been stored in memory. Try performing a
soft reset if the device does not respond when you tap the display or press
a button.
To perform a soft reset, use the reset stylus to press the reset button.
reset stylus
reset button
Hard Reset
NOTICE: When you perform a hard reset, you lose all the data stored in your
device memory, and any programs that you installed on your device.
Perform a hard reset if:
• You want to delete all the data stored in your device memory.
• You forget your password and need to clear it.
• Your device is experiencing severe operational problems and you have
already attempted a soft reset.
NOTICE: It is strongly recommended that you back up your data before you
perform a hard reset. See ActiveSync Help on your computer for
more information.
To perform a hard reset:
1 Press and hold the power button.
2 Using the reset stylus, hold the reset button for about 2 seconds.
3 Follow the instructions on the screen.
10. Create wireless profile in the Odyssey Client to be able to get network connection
to the “cwu” wireless network. Start from the Today Screen, go to SETTINGS,
CONNECTIONS and click on Odyssey Client…
11. Go to SETTINGS and click on CONFIGURE…
12. Hit the ADD button…
13. Type in “cwu” all lowercase for the network name…hit NEXT.
14. Be sure these options are selected, then hit NEXT;
A. Association Mode: OPEN
B. Encryption Method: WEP
C. “Check the box” to (Authenticate Using 802.1x)
D. “Check the box” that (Keys Will be Generated Automatically)
15. EAP/TTLS should be selected… uncheck “Validate Server Certificate”…hit
16. Leave “anonymous” selected…hit NEXT.
17. Select PAP from the drop down box as your Inner Authentication Protocol…hit
18. Type in your “username” (NOT the whole Novell login context), select “Use
Following Password” radio button, and type in your “password”…hit NEXT.
19. Hit “FINISH”…
20. You should see your newly created “cwu” profile in the list of networks. Hit the
OK button in the upper-right corner…
21. Under the “Connect To:” check box is a drop-down dialogue box where you can
select your newly created “cwu” network profile. When successful, you should
see your status as “connected/authenticated” with a network SSID for “cwu”…hit
OK in the upper-right corner.
22. When successful, your Today Screen should look something like this (notice the
blue color of the Odyssey Client in the lower-right corner…if it is red, then there
is an “authentication” problem…if it is black, then you have selected the wrong
network to connect to).
23. From this point you are done with the setup and should be able to web browse.
Problems or questions? x2001 or come down to Bouillon Hall room 128 in
Computer Support Services for additional support.
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