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nozombian3 corrected difference between wr1043nd v1 and v2
doc:recipes:dumbap [2014/12/27 07:55] (current)
jessemonroy650 [Dumb AP / Access Point Only] more minor corrections
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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 networkThis means the AP is not routing, it provides no DHCP, and no other functions. This setup is needed when your network ​already ​has a router, access control and dhcp in placeand you'd like to use it.
  
-From a user point of view it works like this:+From a user'​s ​point of viewit works like this:
   * Connect to the AP (in case of wireless WPA2 encrypted, hence a password is needed)   * Connect to the AP (in case of wireless WPA2 encrypted, hence a password is needed)
-  * If the MAC of the users network interface ​matches a MAC in the list, it gets the appropriate IP and the user has network access (possibly not the best way to control network access...)+  * If the user'​s ​MAC matches a MAC in the list, it gets an appropriate IP and the user gets network access (possibly not the best way to control network access...) 
 +  * 
 '​Static DHCP' is not covered here, all we do is creating an AP that provides WPA2 encrypted wireless access and doesn'​t interfere. '​Static DHCP' is not covered here, all we do is creating an AP that provides WPA2 encrypted wireless access and doesn'​t interfere.
  
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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, WR1043ND v1 ===+=== 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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