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Author Topic: how to connect 4 dlink access points with wds  (Read 2447 times)

ali sadat

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how to connect 4 dlink access points with wds
« on: March 03, 2016, 11:43:42 PM »

hi
i want to connect 4 access points with WDS . i set wireless mode to wds+ap for all of them but only 2 of them are working . i want to know how to configure the first access point connected to the modem and the three others ?
thanks .
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Re: how to connect 4 dlink access points with wds
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2016, 06:39:38 AM »

Link>Welcome!

  • What Hardware version is your router? Look at sticker under the router case.
  • Link>What Firmware version is currently loaded? Found on the routers web page under status.
  • What region are you located?

Connect the 1st 605L to the ISP modem by doing the following:
Internet Service Provider and Modem Configurations
  • What ISP Service do you have? Cable or DSL?
  • What ISP Modem Mfr. and model # do you have?
  • Check cable between Modem and Router, swap out to be sure. Link> Cat6 is recommended.
  • Check ISP MTU requirements, Cable is usually 1500, DSL is around 1492 down to 1472. Call the ISP and ask. Link>Checking MTU Values
  • For DSL/PPPoE connections on the router, ensure that "Always ON" option is enabled.
  • If the ISP modem has a built in router, it's best to bridge the modem. Having 2 routers on the same line can cause connection problems: Link>Double NAT and How NAT Works. Call the ISP and ask to see if the ISP modem can be bridged. To tell if the modem is bridged or not, look at the routers web page, Status/Device Info/Wan Section, if there is a 192.168.0.# address in the WAN IP address field, then the modem is not bridged. If the modem can't be bridged then see if the modem has a DMZ option and input the IP address the router gets from the modem and put that into the modems DMZ. Also check the routers DHCP IP address maybe conflicting with the ISP modems IP address of 192.168.0.1. Check to see if this is the same on the ISP modem, and if modem can't be bridged, change the DIR router to 192.168.1.1 or .0.254.
    Example of a D-Link router configured for PPPoE with ISP Modem bridged: PPPoE Configuration on a Router

This the above fails, try setting the 1st 605L to AP mode this way:
Turning a router into an AP.

Review this for the other 3:
http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?topic=52818.0
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