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how to daisy chain routers

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how to daisy chain routers

lonniec1143
I have a router in my garauge where my modem is. I want to use a router in my house. How do I configure the 2 routers (daisy chain)? What steps do I take?
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IC-IT
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allows it set it up in a bridged mode.
If it doesn't; turn off DHCP and run an ethernet cable to one of the ports (not the WAN).

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lonniec1143
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Thanks

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.Martin.
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you can set the SSID's and Encryption keys to be the same, then set the routers to broadcast on separate channels.

this will allow you to improve wireless reception, and a laptop configured to one router will move seamlessly from one router to the other.

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Who Am I Really
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both routers must use a wired connection for this to work

- before adding the second router configure the first one, including assigning a password

- then configure the second router before attaching it, also assigning a password

- while configuring, you'll have to verify the routers subnets have different, both routers can't be 192.168.0.1, etc.

- you may have to change at least one of the routers IP address as most routers ship with the default address of 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1
- I recommend changing the default IP on both

- once both routers are configured, you're ready to proceed connecting everything


here's the configuration:
- Modem to WAN Port of Router1
-- Router1 LAN Port to WAN port of Router2
--- Router2 LAN Ports to networked devices (PCs, switches, NAS, etc.)


here's Steve Gibson's NAT Security Page
describing a stacked / cascaded router in diagram 4

http://www.grc.com/nat/nat.htm