WAP4410N WDS not bridging

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Jan 17th, 2010
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Hello  all,


I have two WAP4410N's that are about 30 feet apart in seperate buildings. I'm trying to bridge them and their wired networks together with no luck.

I would like each to also accept wireless connections.


They are both configured on the same subnet.


I've tried WAP2- personal on both with the same key on each with no luck.


I've tried WAP personal on both with the same key.


They are both on the same channel.


I set both to WDS AP mode,  no luck connecting.

They can see each other and obtain each others MAC address in the "Site Survey".  But I can not ping across the bridge.


I've tried one as an AP mode and one as a WDS mode,  and visa versa.


Do I set the AP Modes of each to WDS?


WIKIpedia says that WDS will not work with a dynamic key,  must use WEP.


Is that true?


Wikipedia says they can be different SSID's.


I will try WEP but not happy at all about it.



I wish the admin PDF's were more complete.


Thanks

-heywade

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