If you are unable to connect to the Internet with basic settings, change your settings as necessary. Adjust each item as necessary for your particular network environment.
Wired Connection Make a wired connection using an Ethernet cable Wireless Make a wireless connection via a wireless LAN
Set the SSID of the access point. This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.
Scan Scan for a nearby access point. Select this setting when you do not know the SSID of the access point. The system will detect nearby access points and display information on the SSID and security settings. Enter Manually Specify the access point by entering its SSID manually using a keyboard. Select this setting when you know the SSID. Automatic Use the automatic setting feature of the access point. This setting is available only in regions where PS3™ systems that support this feature are sold. Select this setting when using an access point that supports automatic setup. Follow the on-screen instructions.
WLAN Security Setting
Set an encryption key for an access point. This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.
None Do not set an encryption key. WEP Set an encryption key. The encryption key can be entered on the next screen. The encryption key is displayed as a series of asterisks. WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
These settings are available only on PS3™ systems sold in Korea and are available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.
None Do not set authentication information. EAP-MD5 Set authentication information when using public WLAN services. Enter your user ID and password on the next screen. For details, refer to the information supplied by the public WLAN service provider.
Ethernet Operation Mode
Set the Ethernet data transfer rate and operation method. Usually select [Auto-Detect].
Auto-Detect Automatically set basic settings. Manual Settings Manually adjust the Ethernet data transfer rate and operation method.
IP Address Setting
Set the method for obtaining an IP address when connecting to the Internet.
Automatic Use the IP address allocated by the DHCP server. You can enter the DHCP server host name on the next screen. Manual Set the IP address manually. You can enter values for the IP address, subnet mask, default router and primary and secondary DNS on the next screen. PPPoE Connect to the Internet using PPPoE. You can enter your user ID and password on the next screen.
Set the DHCP host name. Usually select [Do Not Set].
Do Not Set Do not set the DHCP host name. Set Set the DHCP host name.
Set the DNS server.
Automatic Automatically acquire the DNS server address. Manual Manually enter the DNS server address.
Configure the MTU value used when transmitting data. Usually select [Automatic].
Automatic Automatically set the MTU value. Manual Specify the maximum size of data packets (in bytes) that can be sent in one transmission.
Set the proxy server to be used.
Do Not Use Do not use a proxy server. Use Use a proxy server. You can enter the proxy server address and port number on the next screen.
Set to enable or disable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play).
Enable Enable UPnP. Disable Disable UPnP.