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Linksys E2500 works as access point

I have 2 wireless routers: a Belkin ADSL router where I receive the internet from ISP via cable, and a Linksys E2500. Is there any way that I can make the Linksys router an access point? Or something ...
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37 views

Accessing router access point with dynamic IP

I added a Linksys wireless router and set it as an access point (which gets IP automaticall). How can I now access it's settings panel? I don't know the IP. I looked in the main router's devices ...
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1answer
24 views

Requirements for bridging LAN over WLAN

I need to connect a rear to a front house, cable is not possible. The front house has a Cisco WRVS4400n router, providing 2 SSIDs - SSID1 in VLAN1 and SSID2 in VLAN99. The rear house now needs VLAN1 ...
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2answers
29 views

FVG318 used as a Wireless Access Point

My apologies in advance: I am a software developer with just enough networking knowledge to get into trouble :) So I had a cable modem/router setup through my ISP right in my office. They sold me on ...
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0answers
22 views

mDNS Name Resolution: failing for certain routers

I recently wrote code for an 'embedded device' that resides on my local network. The code I wrote allows the device to respond to mDNS hostname resolution messages. I can use avahi command line tools ...
1
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0answers
43 views

Vlan with multiple switches

I have an Asus rt-N66U with Tomato 1.28 115-EN. My goal is to separate wired and wireless traffic, so what I would like to do is attach this router with two HP 24 port managed switches. So I have ...
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3answers
248 views

Which 5Ghz channel to use?

My "better" router has 5GHz channels - 36,40,44,48,149,153,157,161 My not so much better router has 5GHz channels 36,40,44,48,52,56,60,64,100,104,108,112,116,132,136,149,153,157,161 I am ...
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2answers
494 views

Router - How to set up User Portal Web page?

I'm really not sure if this is the correct place to ask this but here it goes (suggestions if this isn't the correct place): I was wondering if it was possible to to do the following with my router: ...
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1answer
40 views

Using two routers in one network

I have a TP-LINK WR740N. My neighbor is using my Wi-Fi network but the signal is weak, so now I am trying to connect a second router (D-Link DIR-615) to the network in order to boost the signal ...
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3answers
257 views

Arris DG860A and ASUS RT-AC66U to cover two floors [closed]

I have an Arris DG860A modem from my ISP with built in four port switch and wireless N. I also have my own ASUS RT-AC66U wireless router. How can I configure both of them to get the best wireless ...
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1answer
199 views

Router in front of Bell modem drops out TV

Ok, I live in Toronto, Canada and I signed up for Bell's FibeTV service (includes phone & internet ofc). They had their wireless router sit in my living room which is connected to their Modem in ...
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1answer
114 views

Why do my access points get disconnected randomly

I have a main wireless router which is provided by my broadband company. It had no problem but as the wireless could not cover the whole house I added two new routers which are connected by cable to ...
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2answers
463 views

Two (Netgear) access points - how to properly configure?

We have in our network wireless access point NETGEAR WNDAP350. It works well, but even with external antennas it does not cover the whole are we need. We have a room, where the NETGEAR WNDAP350 has a ...
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0answers
81 views

Are there any IEEE 802.11s wireless adapters in the market? [closed]

It's been more than one year since the IEEE 802.11s amendment has been released for mesh networking, however none of the existing wireless adapters in the market or Wi-Fi.org include the logo and ...
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0answers
534 views

Need to set a TL-WR1043ND as a client bridge - problematic

I want to use this setup: -- Cable connection ~~ Wireless connection Internet--WNDR3700~~TL-WR1043ND--PC Both routers have STOCK frimware. So I have followed this guide right here Note: I could not ...
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1answer
200 views

Router and WAP use same WiFi channel

I have a WiFi network setup with a router (with WiFi) and a WAP (Wireless Access Point). Specifically I use an ASUS-AC66U as router and as WAP I have an ASUS RT-N56U. As modern devices do, they ...
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2answers
1k views

Use Motorola NVG510 as wireless router only

I recently switched from AT&T DSL to Comcast cable, and I have a leftover Motorola NVG510 modem/router from AT&T. I bought a new modem for Comcast, and I want to use the NVG510 as a router ...
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1answer
32 views

Access Point Analysis

How is it possible for an AP (Access Point) to show 2 separate channels i.e. 6 and 4, when a survey is conducted. The SSID and BSSID are the same but the channels are different. Channel 4 appeared ...
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1answer
96 views

Strange router behavior — packet loss, truncated HTTP responses

I am encountering some strange behavior with a new home WiFi router. Pinging outside servers (i.e. google.com, amazon.com) has 30% packet loss, and HTTP requests with wget only give me the first 1-2kB ...
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2answers
163 views

I lose access to my router's config interface once I set it to “Access Point”

I have a Motorola WR850G wireless router that I'm trying to use not as a typical router (DSL in, one wired and wireless home network out), but as a box that extends a subrange of my home net ...
1
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3answers
64 views

Wireless Networking Options

I will be extending the Wi-fi coverage in my home. My first thought was to run an ethernet cable from my router to the uncovered area and connect it to a wireless access point device. However, ...
4
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1answer
127 views

Why does setting a fixed wireless network speed cause hosts to lose their connection?

Why do some of the hosts on our home network drop when I change the transmission rate from auto to 130Mbps or 270Mbps? Is it because their wireless NIC can not support such rate?
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1answer
119 views

Is there a way that I can see what direction surrounding wifi networks are coming from? [closed]

I have been messing around with inSSIDer 3 and it allows me to see the strength of surrounding wifi networks, but I was wondering if there is a program that allows me to the the actual directions the ...
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0answers
186 views

TP-link WDS setup

I am trying to set up a SOHO network for myself, which involves two wireless AP/Routers, setup in WDS bridging mode, and the rest of the wired network. So it goes: Internet(ADSL)--> TD-W8968 ))) ...
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1answer
150 views

I need help extending wifi signal to six buildings

Here's my situation: I'd like to extend wireless signal to a large area that encompasses 3 large buildings and 3 cabins. From the router there are wires running to three access points. Two access ...
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2answers
145 views

how to connect only ethernet and only wireless hosts together

Here is my problem. I have an android tablet that have only WiFi for network connectivity and I have a windows server that have only Ethernet ports for network connection. Now I want to telnet to my ...
2
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1answer
76 views

Will a router broadcasting multiple virtual wireless networks cause channel clogging?

My router is broadcasting multiple virtual wireless networks (4 total) and I have seen a lot about multiple networks being on one channel causing clogging of that channel. Since I'm broadcasting ...
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votes
1answer
111 views

How to setup DHCP only on the wireless side of a router or AP?

We are currently running a simple network with unmanaged switches. We already have a Internet feed with router and DHCP. Im looking to add in another separate internet feed, with a 2nd router (NO ...
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1answer
254 views

Transfer rates on wireless network?

First of all, sorry for my English What are the transfer rates of files between a network and a wireless AP? I have a home server connected to a wireless router via ethernet and i'm not able to get ...
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2answers
49 views

Multiple wireless routers and connected disc drive

I have a wireless ADSL router that came from my ISP installed, and it's working fine. However, there are two small issues that I would like to get resolved, and I hope that my D-Link DIR-655 router ...
2
votes
2answers
601 views

Wireless Latency/Packet Loss with multiple clients on same AP

I have a problem with multiple network cameras connecting via Wi-Fi to the same AP. I have an AP (TP-Link WA901N for now. I have tried others with same error.) and two cameras currently. One is ...
0
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1answer
115 views

Hotel Wi-Fi connection intermittently stops working

I'm at a hotel and they have wonderful, fast Wi-Fi. The only problem is that it stops working sometimes, and doesn't resume for minutes or sometimes hours. I only have this problem on my laptop, and ...
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1answer
2k views

Extend local network using a DSL wireless modem as an access point

Is it possible to convert a DSL modem to an access point in order to extend your network? I have a Linksys WAG54G-AU on the ground floor apartment and a spare LevelOne WBR-3460B which I hope could be ...
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3answers
973 views

How to extend my wireless network

I have a wireless router on the first floor of my building and I want to extend it to use the internet on the third floor of the same building, I am thinking to get a log network cable from it till ...
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1answer
54 views

Mission critical WLAN [closed]

I have a relatively simple need: to set up a WLAN with maybe one Windows 7 PC, and several iPads. The PC will be running a Socket Server, and the iPads will be communicating with the server via TCP ...
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2answers
1k views

How to extend wireless signal

In my house, I have the following setup: Ground floor: My ISP's wireless router and an 8-port switch. For wireless communication I use the ISP's Wifi and the 8-port switch is used for wired rj45 ...
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1answer
100 views

Connection Problems with multiple access points with single SSID

I have an android tablet from insignia running jelly bean. The campus center at my school has multiple routers in it with the same ssid. However when I attempt to connect to the internet the ...
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1answer
2k views

Why is my Dreambox not on 192.168.0.107? [closed]

I have a Dreambox connected to my D-Link wireless router over a Netgear wireless bridge. The reason for this setup is that I don't want to lay out an Ethernet network cable to connect the Dreambox to ...
0
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1answer
346 views

NanoStation M2 wifi through walls

My question is similar to this one Wifi Range Singal Boost through walls I will like to know if a wifi signal from a NanoStation M2 can pass through walls? I am a newbie, and the reason I chose ...
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0answers
372 views

TP link TL-WR1043ND can't access some homepages via wireless

I ran into some trouble with my wireless connection this morning. I can connect to my wireless network and it seems to be sending an receiving packets, but I can only access some websites like ...
0
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1answer
128 views

connecting to access point

DLink Router ------LAN Cable------>Linksys WRT54G (Set as AP). From a machine connected wirelessly to DLink, I can't access Linksys AP (192.168.1.1). From another machine connected wirelessly to ...
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2answers
1k views

wpa_supplicant : Blacklist wireless networks by BSSID

I am currently using wpa_supplicant to connect to my wireless network. The wireless network is extended with at least 30 different access points having the same SSID, and it takes a lot of time to ...
0
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1answer
425 views

Router to WIFI Client to Router (New solution for distance when repeater doesnt help)

Ethernet to TL-WR340G with WIFI enabled Using TL-WA500 tried repeater mode which was not good enough and had password problems (could not connect if using either ASCII or Normal password in one way ...
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0answers
167 views

Wifi router flushing too often. IP collision or what?

I've needed like 6 months or so to track this issue with my Wifi router. Here are all the devices connected to my adsl router: LAN PC connected via LAN cable WIFI 4 mobile devices 1 tablet 1 laptop ...
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0answers
90 views

In other networks, can I set my IP to be the same as in my home wireless network? [closed]

I am at a friend's house, and using my laptop to connect to the Internet on his wireless router. Is it possible to set my IP, so it would be the same as on my home network? He has the same Internet ...
3
votes
5answers
1k views

How to Improve Wireless Networking Range

I have a cable modem which is also a wireless router. I have this modem in my bedroom and the signal is strong in there, but when I go to another room of the house, the signal goes weak. Even in some ...
1
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3answers
5k views

Bridging two wireless routers to extend WiFI range?

I have two WiFI routers : (A) TPLINK TL3420 connected to internet via 3G USB dongle and is located at "Second floor" of my house. (B) ZTE ZXDSL 531 connected to internet via ADSL and is located at ...
20
votes
5answers
25k views

Is it better to use a crowded 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channel 1, 6, 11 or “unused” 3, 4, 8, or 9?

I understand that 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channels overlap, and that the most popular non-overlapping set of channels in the US is 1, 6, and 11. Generally, my signal strength on channels 1, 6, and 11 are much ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

Does a wireless repeater slow things down for everyone?

I recently moved into a new apartment, and we've found that the wireless connection we've set up isn't accessible in all rooms. I'm thinking about buying a new router and running it as a repeater in ...
3
votes
1answer
301 views

Frequent and weird wifi disconnections

How would you explain, troubleshoot (and solve) the following problem? Wifi ADSL modem router D-link 2640R installed in living room at about 1.8m height. Working fine, synchronising and ...