How to use two WiFI Routers as a Bridge
Posted on 2004-11-29
I need to set up a long range wireless link between two points. One end has a DSL connection that I need to share with a few users on the other end. I have to use a high gain antenna on each end for this, so I need to use hardware with a removable antenna. I've found that the D-Link DI-524 is _by far_ the least expensive, and works well with the external antennas I need. Is it possible for me to use a DI-524 router on each end, or will there be conflicts? I am assuming that I need a router on both ends because I need to plug in the DSL into a WAN port, and D-Link AP's don't have WAN ports. On the far end, I need to both pick up the long range signal, and also allow wireless clients to connect locally. What would you recommend? I called D-Link and they said "No, you have to buy something that supports bridge mode on both ends." But I'm not sure I believe them. Thanks for the help!