[olug] Wireless bridge
abrahams at teknohazard.com
Wed May 20 19:19:05 UTC 2009
Thanks, Shannon. I will give this a try tonight.
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Shannon <ridgid at gmail.com> wrote:
> well this is how I had my bridge setup.
> router ))))))))) bridge--------desktop
> first I set my desktop connected to the bridge to same address + 1 as
> bridge (was 10.10.1.1 default for your bridge)
> bridge 10.10.1.1
> desktop 10.10.1.2
> once i can connect and get to the web console I setup static address
> for the bridge in the same range as my router. I would recommend
> setting this static for a small network like yours so if your wireless
> router stops working it would be easier to trouble shoot. so if your
> running the router at 192.168.0.1 Look in your routers web console
> and see what ranges it leases. most home routers lease out
> 192.168.0.100 - 192.168.0.1** if that is the case I would set the
> bridge to have an IP of 192.168.0.2 Then restart the bridge and set
> your desktop to have a static address of 192.168.0.3 Verify windows
> address with ipconfig from command prompt ... Now I should be able to
> connect to 192.168.0.2 and get the bridge web console again.
> now I start to try to connect the bridge to the router.
> first I make sure have the gateway ip address set to the routers ip.
> then I add my ESSID
> you might find that by clicking the "view" on the available networks
> under the wlan settings
> last I set up encryption if you have it set up. to connect to the
> router. If it doesn't work. I some times turn off the encryption to
> verify it works then set encryption up again.. i have had problems
> where my wireless card driver would clip the pass phrase key before
> and not work.
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