A more technical solution in Windows is to open cmd and type arp -a, which lists the physical MAC addresses that each each of your PC adapters is connected to. In any of these modes, after successful Join, the MAC of the primary router didn't appear on the Status screen and the "Transmitted (TX)" error counter in Status->Wireless->Wireless Packet Info was Written by Douglas Crawford I am a freelance writer, technology enthusiast, and lover of life who enjoys spinning words and sharing knowledge for a living. We will assume you want your Secondary Router to become 192.168.1.2.
Wireless Tab— Wireless Security Subtab Security Mode: Match your primary router, I used WEP (I have not tried anything but 128bit WEP!) note: WPA-PSK works as well -guyonphone; note: WPA-PSK even Click "Save Settings". Then use this key in your DI-524. The real indicator of proper association is on the Access Point, where the Bridge's MAC should appear on AP's list of active clients (also Status -> Wireless if the AP is
As long as your internet bandwidth requirements are within this halved bandwidth amount there will be little or no reduction in "speed".  Troubleshooting Encryption type and key must be the Or just simply use an IP outside of the primary router's assignable range. Reply Peter says: September 2, 2014 at 4:23 pm This is really helpful.
TBO, I don't know - I would expect you to see a stronger signal near the extender too. Click "Save Settings" Wireless Tab — Advanced Settings Subtab Authentication Type: Shared Key Click "Save Settings" This seems like a VERY important step — it DID NOT work until I did this! It should now work  7. Dd Wrt Wireless Repeater If you are using MAC filtering, add the WLAN MAC-Address of the secondary WRT54G to the permitted list on the primary.
Setup Tab— Basic Setup Subtab Connection Type: Disable STP: Disable Local IP: 192.168.1.2 (it was initially 192.168.1.1) (Appears that it must/should be a valid IP in your Wireless Subnet) ***See notes Dd-wrt Wireless Access Point Bug in wep keys retention has been fixed but I still encounter my problem that I can't set up SHARED wep key with GUI. In our extensive DD-WRT Router and Repeater testing, WEP has been found to be quite buggy when set as the encryption method in Repeater more. Back to top Display posts from previous: All Posts1 Day7 Days2 Weeks1 Month3 Months6 Months1 YearOldest FirstNewest First Page 1 of 1 DD-WRT Forum Forum Index -> Broadcom SoC
It didn't work at first, because I forgot to add the DD-WRT's wireless MAC to my filter list. Dd Wrt Client Bridge Setup Restore Factory Defaults on Secondary (DD-WRT) Router Do a proper HARD 30-30-30 Reset on the router. WDS was out of the question unfortunately because one of my routers was a late-model WRT54G and as such wasn't (at the time) easily modified. Then it works fine.
I was trying to use it to connect my Xbox360 (as well as other devices). One router is http://192.168.1.1, and the other is http://192.168.1.2. Dd-wrt Wireless Client My network is as such: Primary Router (Internet Connection): WRT54G V5 — stock Linksys firmware — 192.168.1.1 Secondary Router (For the Bridge): WRT54G V3 — DD-WRT V23 SP1 Firmware — 192.168.1.1 — which I changed to Dd Wrt Wired Bridge The WEP concept of using a passphrase is introduced so that you do not have to enter complicated strings for keys manually.
Jerrytown adds (Sept. 28, 2008): I followed all the steps below and DHCP and DNS did not work. We've covered this, and much more in our Definitive DD-WRT Guide. Proving convergence of real sequence GO OUT AND VOTE Has a movie ever referred to a later movie? Reply Douglas Crawford VERIFIED says: July 21, 2014 at 9:04 am Hi Bosco, Well, the simplest way is to judge based on signal strength - if you have a strong signal Dd Wrt Client Bridge Routed
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the I was having trouble getting it working when using the IP 10.0.1.15 for my WRT54G, but when I changed that to 10.0.1.50 it worked smooth as butter.  Accessing Both Routers? Key 1: Match your primary router. The following assumes it has the default IP address 192.168.1.1.
For example, if your primary router was set to 10.0.0.1, set this to 10.0.0.2 (assuming 10.0.0.2 is not already in use!). Dd Wrt Client Vs Client Bridge Notify me of new posts by email. It worked and after that I put some security back on the main router and then I simply added the same security information on the dd-wrt flashed router.
I am totally confused ...Anyone who knows what the heck is going on here, I would love to hear from you.Steve User #82054 14476 posts sysKin Section Moderator reference: whrl.pl/RbCTMI Just as a side note, it reported a successful join even if the connection was obviously broken (e.g. It will work with WEP & WPA, but not WPA2. - uSlackr 12/28/09 I was successful with the setup using WRT54GS2 running v24sp2 after switching to WPA Personal on the FIOS Dd Wrt Client Bridge Mode Any suggestions as to why this might be?
That's all. Wireless Network Name (SSID): Match the host router exactly including capitals, make sure you spell this correctly Network Configuration: Bridged Click Save Wireless Security: Match the host router, exactly including capitals I was glad to find these instructions since it is by far the easiest, however its not working for me. 🙁 Maybe something to do with the WDS option. Reply Uber Nemo says: January 2, 2016 at 4:44 pm Many thanks for this tutorial and Happy New Year!
walterg74: I tried this with success. So it really is no big deal. Undo the TCP/IP setup to connect to the router (assuming you set the IP manually, you need to undo this) 7. bobxnc note: WPA2 Personal works fine using v24sp1 on a Netgear WNDR 3300 teekay note: WPA Personal works great with an Apple Airport Extreme wireless router too.
You do not need DD-WRT on the primary router for this to work, however, your primary router must be able to support encryption that works with DD-WRT. (WPA2-AES works) Peacock announcement, Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... The router will restart in order to apply all the settings, and you will find your WiFi signal greatly improved as you move around your house or office! Many thanks for any help.
Original poster gave no indication that he is trying to actually secure a network (in which case I would fully agree that WEP is very broken). Also take note of the fact that all repeaters, including this Repeater Bridge mode, will sacrifice half of the bandwidth available from the primary router for clients wirelessly connected to the Note that only the Network Mode (b/g) and SSID settings are used in Client Bridged mode. Back to top soulstaceDD-WRT GuruJoined: 04 Aug 2007Posts: 6427 Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 7:58 Post subject: It should work.
Routers on both sides of the bridge fail to route to each other. Setting the auth type between shared and auto seems to make no difference. --IamBren 07:40, 28 December 2007 (CET) Verified working with two WRT54Gs (v2 with DD-WRT as the secondary; v5 The keys generated and displayed on my router with dd-wrt 24 sp2 are the same as on wepkey.com but on another router (Zyxel) it works only with the one generated at Setup Tab — Basic Setup Subtab Connection Type: Disable STP: Disable Local IP: 192.168.1.2 (it was initially 192.168.1.1) (Appears that it must/should be a valid IP in your Wireless Subnet) ***See notes in Section 4
Sign in to make your opinion count. Wireless Network Name (SSID): Match your primary router. (case matters!) Wireless Channel is not relevant in Client Bridge mode. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video?