Running a switch behind a router?

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BRIANB22

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I think that is going to be my best bet. I already have 2 routers so I think setting up ether that or an access point. I appreciate all the help everyone!
 

crjdriver

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No sense in buying anything additional; just use the second router as a wireless access. You will need to config the router in bridge mode. That way you are not trying to use two routers on the same network.
 

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Full disclosure. If you go about using another wireless router as an additional access point, you will not be able to do roaming seamlessly. You will also have to manually set both routers to use different channels on both 2.4 and 5GHz. Finally, if the routers are close enough to have overlapping RF coverage, you're most likely going to have association problems with a wireless device with either router.
 
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