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Netgear WPN824 as a WAP

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I have a client that has incoming internet on a westel modem. The pc wired into this work just fine. Meanwhile the netgear wpn824 is hardwired into this on a ethernet port and is acting as a hub, i.e more pc's around the office wired into it. All fine uptill now. But the westell hasn't got wireless capabilty, so how do i configure the 824 box to act as a wireless access point , i.e connect through it's pwn ethernet port to the westell box
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You should already be able to use the router as a wireless Access Point.  Just turn the wireless on and it should work.
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its like craigbeck says it is wirelees router find out the ip address then configure you pc and you are away.
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If the Westel is donig DHCP, make sure the Netgear has DHCP disabled.
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Will the netgear box automatically switch internet explorer calls out through it's lan ports rather than look towards it's inbuilt modem ?. Seems a bit clever
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The traffic goes where your default gateway is set.
The switch just passes it along.
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Add the default gateway is set by the westel box whish is the DHCP as well, got it.Will try later this week thanks guys
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