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Belkin Knowledge Base Article ID: 2814


How To: Configure WDS (Wireless Bridging) with the 54g router


 The information in this article applies to the following products:
   
  • 802.11g Wireless DSL/Cable Gateway Router (F5D7230-4)
  • 802.11g Wireless Network Access Point (F5D7130)
  •      

     Summary
       

    This article describes how to configure WDS (Wireless Bridging) in the 54g router


     More Info
       

    To upgrade your  router to support WDS (Wireless Bridging), click here

    To upgrade your access point to support WDS (Wireless Bridging), click here

    Router Configuration

    1. Open a Web Browser
    2. In the address bar type http://192.168.2.1
    3. Click on Wireless Bridge in the left hand column under Wireless
    4. Enter your password if any and click Submit
    5. Check the box that says Enable Wireless Bridging, click Apply Changes.
    6. Click Home, note the WLAN MAC address under LAN settings

    Access Point Configuration.

    1. Open a Web Browser
    2. In the address bar type http://192.168.2.254
    3. Click on Wireless Bridge in the left hand column under Wireless
    4. Enter your password if any and click Submit
    5. Check the box that says, Enable Wireless Bridging
    6. Check the box that says, Enable ONLY specific Access Points to connect and enter the WLAN MAC address from the router, click Apply Changes.
    Note: The channel must be identical on both the router and the access point.

    Note: The WDS feature is not completely specified in IEEE or Wifi standards. Therefore interoperability between 802.11 products of different vendors is not guaranteed.


     References
       
  • 2815 What is WDS?

  • Last Updated: 2/12/2004 9:52:24 AM


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