NETGEAR ME103 User Manual

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Reference Manual for the ME103 802.11b ProSafe Wireless Access Point


Advanced Configuration

August 2003

All APs must be on the same LAN. That is, all the APs LAN IP address must be in the
same network.

If using DHCP, all ME103 Access Points should be set to “Obtain an IP address
automatically (DHCP Client)” in the IP Address Source portion of the Basic IP Settings

All ME103 Access Points use the same SSID, Channel, authentication mode, if any, and
encryption in use.

All Point-to-Point APs must have AP2’s MAC address in its Remote AP MAC address


Verify connectivity across the LANs.

A PC on any LAN segment should be able to connect to the Internet or share files and
printers with any other PCs or servers connected to any of the three LAN segments.

Wireless stations will not be able to connect to the ME103 Access Points in the illustration
above. If you require warless stations to access any lan segment, you can additional
ME103 Access Points configured in Wireless Access Point mode to any LAN segment.

Note: You can extend this multi-point bridging by adding additional ME103s configured in
Point-to-Point mode for each additional LAN segment. Furthermore, you can extend the range of
the wireless network with NETGEAR wireless antenna accessories.