Establish Point to Point Connection

Apply Model: N2, N2C, N5, N5C, and AP121U




Hardware Setup


Setup Procedure
Setup your FIRST UNIT as a WDS Access Point
AP Bridge Mode, WDS Access Point Mode, IP address 192.168.2.1

Open your browser and enter configuration IP address http://192.168.2.1
Enter admin/admin for user name and password.
Now, it shows the status of your unit
Click on Advanced and select Operation Mode
Choose the AP Bridge from the drop down menu and press Apply button when finished.
Your unit will reboot and save your current settings.
After rebooting, your browser will show you the status of your unit in AP Bridge Mode as shown below.
Make sure your DHCP server is disabled.
Select Advanced >> Network Setting >> LAN
Enable WDS Access Point mode for your first unit.
Select the Advanced >> Wireless Settings >> Basic use drop down menu to select WDS Access Point from Wireless Mode and press Apply button when finished.



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Setup your SECOND UNIT as a WDS CLIENT


AP Bridge Mode, WDS Client Mode, IP address 192.168.3.1

Open your browser and enter configuration IP address http://192.168.2.1 and enter admin/admin for both user name & password when prompted.
Status page showing your 2nd unit in AP Router mode (default setting)
Select Advanced >> Operation Mode
Choose AP Bridge from the drop down menu and click Apply when finished.
Your unit will reboot and save your current settings.
After rebooting, your browser will show you the status of your unit in AP Bridge Mode as shown below.
Now, we need to change IP address for the unit to 192.168.3.1 and make sure DHCP is disabled.
Select Advanced >> Network Settings >> LAN and change the IP address from 192.168.2.1 to 192.168.3.1. Lastly, press Apply button when finished.
Open your browser and enter configuration IP address http://192.168.3.1 and enter admin/admin for both user name & password when prompted.
Your browser will show you the status of your unit in AP Bridge Mode as shown below.
Enable WDS Client mode for your second unit.
Select the Advanced >> Wireless Settings >> Basic use drop down menu to select WDS Client from Wireless Mode and press Apply button when finished.


Press Scan button to find your target SSID that you setup for your 1st unit.
Select your target SSID from the list and press Apply when finished.



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Verification –

My PC is connected to 2nd Atheros unit so able to ping both 1st and 2nd Atheros unit
Another PC is connecting to 1st Atheros unit and received IP address from the Router and able to ping Google and open www.yahoo.com web page

Author: ALFA Network Inc.

ALFA Network Inc. https://www.alfa.com.tw

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