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WRV210 as a WAP

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WRV210 as a WAP

Postby Guest » Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:40 am

I want to set up an existing WRV210 as a WAP behind another router and also use the 4 port switch.  Is this possible and what setup programming do I need to change?



Re:WRV210 as a WAP

Postby Guest » Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:04 am

I don like the application, especially since we have such cost effective business series WAPs out there like the WAP200.


And, Id like to simulate the application normally before i give an answer, but my WRV210 is out at the moment.


My steps would be with the WRV210;


step 1.  adjust the LAN setup options of the WRV210. Set the IP address of that of a free IP address on the existing routers LAN interface

     This should allow you to be able to manage the WRV210 from the existing Local Area Network.


step 2.  disable DHCP on the WRV210


step  3.  plug LAN port, say port  4 into the existing WAN  routers LAN switch .


(remember to save options as you go)


I would just ignore the WAN interface and its settings as then i would need to alter the operating mode of the WRV210 from gateway to router mode.


This would mean I would then have to play with firewall setup on my WRV210 and the routing on my existing router.  So leave the WAN interface unconnected.


hope this helps


regards Dave


Re:WRV210 as a WAP

Postby Guest » Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:44 am

Worked perfectly.  Now can connect wireless again and also Direct TVconnection.

Cisco is always the best tech support.

Thank you


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