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Wireless Bridge in AP mode

What does it mean "Wireless Bridge in AP mode"? Is it same with "Wireless Bridge in Repeater mode" or not? What is the different? (In point-to-multipoint environment)

Which devices can associate with Wireless Bridge in Root mode and which with Wireless Bridge in AP mode?

If someone know answares on these questions pleese write.

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Re: Wireless Bridge in AP mode

It's easy. In AP mode the bridge acts as AP, associating with the wireless clients (PC-cards, WGB, UC, MC etc) and also other APs and bridges which are set to repeater/non-root mode according to 802.11b rules. In root bridge mode the unit will be capable to associate with other non-root bridges and nothing more.

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Re: Wireless Bridge in AP mode

Bridge in AP mode will act as a "Access Point" So if you have a bridge you can use it as Access Point too. but not the other way..Means the AP can't work as "Bridge".

Here is the place which has association matrix for your reference.

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/102/wlan/matrix-19242.html

It needs to be changed too..The bridge can accept a wireless cleint association.

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