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By SypherSoul(sp) ·
Say u have 2 108mbps wireless router
and have a network span of 500 feet.
You want to use router 1 as the main router
with the 4 port switch being occupied and use the second as a access point to expand the rest of the network at a range of 350 feet. Would you just enable the 2nd router to obtain the dns, ip address, gateway from router 1. With this in mind enable security on both devices WPA v.1 or v.2 passphrase to keep signal strength at 100%. Would this be sufficient wireless network coverage and what could be added to better suit this type of network.

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by retro77 In reply to Wireless Networking

You need to put the non gateway router into bridge mode so that it looks like an invisible piece of hardware to the client. In bridge mode it will pass DCHP requests to the wired LAN, not sure of it will pass it from wireless to wireless.

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