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WRT54G - in office network

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by Fule, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. Fule

    Fule Network Guru Member

    Hi All ,

    I what to add WRT54G to a my company network, a have 3 office on one floor where i cannot install network cable , so i want to use linksys just as access point , so users with laptop can connect to our lan and share files with user on regular PC and server.
    Can I do this with WRT54G ?

    Thanks

    sorry forgot to mention
    router version is 4.0.27
     
  2. OldeBill

    OldeBill Network Guru Member

    Don't see why not, I'd be certain to put in all the security measures I could. Especially changing the default passwords and SSIDs and turning on WPA.

    Is there a specific concern regarding why this might not work?
     
  3. jgutz20

    jgutz20 Network Guru Member

    Are you planning on using an existing router and having the WRT54G sit behind this?
     
  4. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

    In addition, there is the matter of signal quality and range that may affect the outcome.
     
  5. Fule

    Fule Network Guru Member

    Thanks to all for reply ,

    This is my setup of network in office :
    ADSL Modem connected to Check Point firewall , all pc have dns ip of check point PC, all pc are connected to 2003 servers with switch's.
    I just want to use WRT54G to connect 4 laptop to local network because i cannot use network cable in this part of building.
    So if someone can give me a some instruction how to setup WRT54G.
    i install DD-WRT Firmware.
    How to setup WRT54G to be link between this laptops and rest of network.

    Thanks
     
  6. hitekcomputing

    hitekcomputing Network Guru Member

    If you already have a router don't use the WRT54G. Use a WAP 54G wireless access point.
     

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