Knowledgebase: Wireless LAN
How to configure the Vigor2710ne router to be used as an access point
Posted by Elvis Wang on 26 February 2018 05:37 PM

A. Connect to the router via cable line

Network Topology of Wired Cable

 

1. Connect PC to Vigor2710ne, and set the LAN IP address to be different to Vigor2925 but in the same subnet.

    example -

    Vigor2925 192.168.1.1

    Vigor2710ne 192.168.1.10

2. Disable DHCP Server

3. Connect the LAN port of Vigor2710ne to the LAN port of Router.

4. Set up the WiFi SSID and security on Vigor2710ne

 

 

B. Connect to the router via WiFi Bridge mode

1. Connect PC to Vigor2710ne, and set the LAN IP address to be different to Vigor2925

    example -

    Vigor2925 192.168.1.1

    Vigor2710ne 192.168.1.10

2. Disable DHCP Server on Vigor2710ne

3. Set up the WiFi SSID and security on the 2710ne

4. Connect PC to Vigor2925

5. Set up the WiFi SSID and security on Vigor2925

 

6. Set up WDS bridge on Vigor2925

    - Go to Wireless LAN >> Access Point Discovery

    - Click SCan, and select the SSID of Vigor2710ne

    - Add to WDS Bridge

7. Set up WDS on Vigor2925

    - Go to Wireless LAN >> WDS Settings

    - Set the Security and Pre-shared Key to be the same as Vigor2710ne SSID

    - Click send "hello" message to peers

8. Connect PC back to Vigor2710ne

9. Set up WDS bridge on Vigor2710ne

    - Go to Wireless LAN >> Access Point Discovery

    - Click SCan, and select the SSID of Vigor2925

    - Add to WDS Bridge

10. Set up WDS on Vigor2710ne

    - Go to Wireless LAN >> WDS Settings

    - Set the Security and Pre-shared Key to be the same as Vigor2925 SSID

    - Click send "hello" message to peers

11. Check Link Status

    - Vigor2710ne

    - Vigor2925

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