Wireless repeating (also called wds), Wireless repeating (also called wds) -22 – NETGEAR wndr3700 User Manual
RangeMax™ Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router WNDR3700 User Manual
Customizing Your Network Settings
v1.3, October 2009
Wireless Repeating (Also Called WDS)
The WNDR3700 router can be used with a wireless access point (AP) to build large bridged
wireless networks. Wireless repeating is a type of Wireless Distribution System (WDS).
The following figure shows a wireless repeating scenario:
To set up a wireless network using WDS,
he following conditions must be met for both APs:
Both APs must be on the same LAN IP subnet. That is, all the AP LAN IP addresses are in the
All LAN devices (wired and wireless computers) must be configured to operate in the same
LAN network address range as the APs.
Warning: If you use the wireless repeating function, your options for wireless security
are limited to None or WEP. For more information about wireless security, see
Base Station AP