Getting Wireless at university

DrunkenMunky

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Jun 29, 2009
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Hey guys,

I'm currently at university, and I'm now fed up of not having wireless internet in my flat.

I was just wondering about the best way to implement it.

Routers are not allowed.

I do have a spare modem/router... is it possible to use that as a wireless access point?

Would buying a Apple Airport Extreme be the easiest way? (Im guessing it can be used as a wireless access point)


Thanks in advance :)
 

alphaod

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Feb 9, 2008
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Just set a router into bridge mode and it should be fine; when universities don't want routers it's because they don't want your router sharing a connection with random people; if it's just bridging the it would still require authentication with the university network thereby retain some sort of security.
 

DrunkenMunky

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Original poster
Jun 29, 2009
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Yeah, the only person they don't want routers... is that it may interferer with the ip addressing.


Wireless access points are allowed tho.

Ill look into bridging it. Thanks :)
 

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