Most effective dual-airport extreme setup?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Shahrum, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. Shahrum macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2005
    Location:
    Northern Virginia
    #1
    I have 2 airport extremes (prev gen -- non 802.11n) in the same household. One on each level. They are acting as separate WAP's, not as routers/DHCP.

    Basically I have 2 SSID's: upstairs and downstairs.

    Is that more effective than running 1 SSID using WDS? I heard that WDS will lower speeds, etc. Wouldn't it just be better to use two diff SSID's and have the OS on the client decide which has a better signal?

    Thanks
     
  2. Shahrum thread starter macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2005
    Location:
    Northern Virginia
  3. Shahrum thread starter macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2005
    Location:
    Northern Virginia
    #3
    The verizon FIOS is acting as DHCP... all of the other switches are Cisco gigabit unmanaged switches.
     

Share This Page