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doc:recipes:dumbap [2013/04/20 06:49]
gatak
doc:recipes:dumbap [2014/05/15 22:19] (current)
jamy015
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-====== Dumb AP ======+====== Dumb AP / Access Point Only ======
-This document describes how to create an Access Point that's really just that, no routing, no DHCP, no nothing. This AP allows users to connect to the AP over wireless or ethernet. I needed this setup because access control is already in place here through 'static DHCP' and I didn't want another access control mechanism.+This document describes how to create an Access Point (AP) only. This AP allows users to connect over wireless or ethernet to the AP and an existing network. That mean this AP is not routing, provides no DHCP and no other function. 
 +This setup is needed when in your network is already a router, access control and dhcp in place and you like to use this.
From a user point of view it works like this: From a user point of view it works like this:
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Edit ''/etc/config/network'' and change the ''[[doc:uci:network#interfaces|interface]]'' section: Edit ''/etc/config/network'' and change the ''[[doc:uci:network#interfaces|interface]]'' section:
-=== For switch-less devices, e.g. Alix Board ===+=== For switch-less devices, e.g. Alix Board, wr1043nd v2 ===
On switchless devices, simply bridge all ethernet interfaces together, remove the existing WAN interface - if any. On switchless devices, simply bridge all ethernet interfaces together, remove the existing WAN interface - if any.
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        option proto    'dhcp'        # Change as appropriate'' |         option proto    'dhcp'        # Change as appropriate'' |
-=== For devices with switch and dedicated WAN, e.g. WNDR3700 ===+=== For devices with switch and dedicated WAN, e.g. WNDR3700, WR1043ND v1, WR741ND v2.4 ===
On devices with a separate WAN interface, bridge the LAN VLAN together with the WAN interface, remove the existing WAN interface - if any. On devices with a separate WAN interface, bridge the LAN VLAN together with the WAN interface, remove the existing WAN interface - if any.
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        option ifname  '**eth0.1 eth1**'  # Bridges vlan 1 and wan         option ifname  '**eth0.1 eth1**'  # Bridges vlan 1 and wan
        option proto    'dhcp'        # Change as appropriat'' |         option proto    'dhcp'        # Change as appropriat'' |
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 +Switch configuration on WR1043ND (barrier breaker):
 +
 +| ''config switch_vlan
 +        option device 'switch0'
 +        option vlan '1'
 +        option ports '**0** 1 2 3 4 5t'  # 1. add 0 in here
 +
 +#config switch_vlan              # 2. comment out or delete the whole vlan 2 section
 +#      option device 'switch0'
 +#      option vlan '2'
 +#      option ports '0 5t''' |
=== For devices with switch only, e.g. WRT54GL === === For devices with switch only, e.g. WRT54GL ===
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remove the existing WAN interface and its related VLAN - if any. remove the existing WAN interface and its related VLAN - if any.
-| ''config switch_vlan eth0_0 +| ''config switch_vlan eth0_1 
-        option vlan    '0'+        option vlan    '1'
        option ports    '**0 1 2 3 4 5t**' # Might vary depending on the device         option ports    '**0 1 2 3 4 5t**' # Might vary depending on the device
config interface lan config interface lan
        option type    'bridge'         option type    'bridge'
-        option ifname  '**eth0.0**'       # Might vary depending on the device+        option ifname  '**eth0.1**'    
        option proto    'dhcp'        # Change as appropriate'' |         option proto    'dhcp'        # Change as appropriate'' |

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