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Discussion in 'Networking' started by alexus56, Sep 19, 2008.

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  1. alexus56

    alexus56 Thread Starter

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    I would like my wired computers to be able to receive an internet connection. Here is the problem. In one room I have 6 computers.
    1 file server, 1 dc,dhcp,dns server 1 application server, 3 desktops,
    one 8 port 3com gigabit switch and 1 laserjet networked printer.
    In another room I have my DSL modem hooked to trendnet 8011n wireless
    router. 1 web server and another computer both hard wired into the router.How can I get internet to the computers in the other room.
    Running cable through the wall is not an option as this is just a temporary setup used for edcuational purposes.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    How about a wireless bridge to the other computers?
     
  3. alexus56

    alexus56 Thread Starter

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    That was my thought. What is the difference between a bridge and router. I thought wireless access point or router in the other room,
    then from there to switch. Would that work?
     
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    A wireless bridge connects to a wireless network and "extends" the network to ethernet devices.

    A router routes traffic between two networks, often "the internet" and a local network.

    You need a wireless access point in the first room and a wireless bridge (also called AP client) in the second room. The wireless bridge can be an Access Point or wireless router capable of being configured that way,.
     
  5. alexus56

    alexus56 Thread Starter

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    So it would be wireless router Room 1 to wireless bridge Room 2 wired to switch room2 and switch wired to computers?
     
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    Than you very much
     
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