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I have a huge warehouse and 4 APs.

Each AP can only cover about a quarter of the warehouse so I will place all 4 appropriately.  They will be wired to the same network.

Question... do I give each AP it's own wireless SSID?
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No, each AP should have the same SSID as the "Home" router.
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Thanks
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You're welcome.

Also, take a look at my previous post.  These things are awesome.  Very affordable and easy to configure.

https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/27902489/Wireless-Routers-Networing.html
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What should happen is that a person could, in theory have a laptop and move around the warehouse and seamlessly move from AP to AP with no interruption of service.
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Right... but the laptop won't immediately jump to the best signal... it will jump once the signal gets weak enough.  Thought was that maybe they could manage this manually.
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