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Turning my WRT54G into a wireless access point.

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by mj-barton, Oct 2, 2005.

  1. mj-barton

    mj-barton Guest

    Can this be done? I have been googling for solution and only end up confused. I just need it to operate as a access point. There's got to be some configuration possible.
     
  2. MarkInDavis

    MarkInDavis Network Guru Member

    Using 54G as AP

    Just connect the 54G via one of its LAN ports - not the internet/WAN port. Disable its DHCP and your done.
     
  3. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Also set it as a router and not a gateway. If its IP-Address conflicts with the main router change it. If the Main router has a local address of 192.168.1.1, chnage the local address of the router you are using as an AP to 192.168.1.2. This address must be outside the range of addresses your DHCP server is issuing.
     

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