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Getting an external DHCP server to work with the AP

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by Wingdings, Oct 21, 2005.

  1. Wingdings

    Wingdings Network Guru Member

    Heh, first post here.

    I got my WRT54GS last night and I started fiddling around with it. Later on, I installed the latest beta version of DD-WRT and began to ponder how my network would be set up with this AP. Up until now, I've used the following setup:

    Modem > Linux router (Clarkconnect with firewall and DHCP) > Switch > Clients

    With this AP, I want the following setup: [hr:e69fb0793d][​IMG][hr:e69fb0793d]

    The AP won't have a DHCP server, instead it will use the linux router to give IPs dynamically to the clients on the WRT54GS. Can it be achieved? If so, how do I set it up? The AP is connected to the switch via the WAN port.

    Thanks in advance
  2. anet25

    anet25 Network Guru Member

    Disable DHCP on the wrt54gs by logging on to
    Connect a wire from switch to ports 1-4 on router.
    I assume the linux server is plugged in to the switch.
  3. Wingdings

    Wingdings Network Guru Member

    Woot! It worked! Thanks man!

    EDIT: Solved it.

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