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    Wifi through a switch


    I am adding a wifi hotspot to my network. Its the fourth one I am adding. I have read the tutorials on using a router for this and disabling DCHP and configuring a static IP address. I have done this for 192.168.1.2, 192.168.1.3 and 192.168.1.4. These all work fine when connected directly to the main router. However, if I connect 192.168.4 to a switch, and then to the main router, none of the wireless hotspots work. I have run out of main router connections.

    Is it possible to use a router as a hotspot connected to a switch and then connected to the main router.

    This is a wrt160n router using WPA2 security.

    Need expert advise.

    Thanks!
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    It should be possible, yes. Make sure you're not connecting the hotspot router's WAN port.
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    Originally Posted by E-Oreo
    It should be possible, yes. Make sure you're not connecting the hotspot router's WAN port.
    Its plugged into one of the four normal router ports.
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    I actually tried it again and it is working with 192.168.1.4.

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