I have a modem/router connected via PowerLine Ethernet to 3 different routers working as AP devices across our home. Occasionally (and especially when walking between different AP areas) the new, closer AP fails to give me an IP without switching my WiFi on and off a few times. Is this a problem with the DHCP leasing settings I have on my main router?
The main modem/router at
192.168.1.1 has its DHCP server range set from
192.168.1.2-192.168.1.99. Each of the other AP routers has their IP addresses manually set to
192.168.1.103 respectively, and their DHCP servers disabled. The WiFi network names and passwords are the same on all devices to create a continuous network throughout the house.
Each of these AP routers and the main router seem to function fine and provide internet access when tested in isolation, and I’m given an IP address in the range of the main modem/router (e.g.
Thanks very much for your time.