client bridge mode with mac filtering on ap

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by maracay, Oct 22, 2005.

  1. maracay

    maracay Network Guru Member

    Tried several methods to use the client bridge with the main ap set to mac filtering. The bridge works flawlessly with Mac filtering disabled, filter set to allow only, the mac address of the wireless on the bridge and the mac address of the computer Lan card. Tried all the mac addresses no go, Also tried all the 3 mac addresess of the bridge and all at once, anyone have any suggestions?
  2. simax

    simax Network Guru Member

    Which version of DD-WRT are you using?

    Also, which hardware?

    In the past, I had to turn MAC filtering off or else new clients connected to the LAN on the bridge side would get no connection.
    I don't know if enabling MAC cloning would work.
    Else, you will have to re-route (client mode instead of client bridge mode).
  3. maracay

    maracay Network Guru Member

    v23 (latest) on a GV4

    ok mac cloning, has any one done this, in client bridge mode with mac filtering turned on on the AP?
  4. qingz

    qingz Network Guru Member

    WPA does not work in either client/route or client/bridge mode if MAC filter is enabled. WEP works fine with MAC filter enabled in both mode.
  5. fish777

    fish777 Network Guru Member

    With latest firmware, Is WPA working now with client/bridge mode and MAC filter enabled?
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