Two Airport Extremes using WDS linked via cable

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  1. markfc macrumors 6502a

    markfc

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    Prestatyn, Wales, UK
    #1
    Hi,

    I'm looking and providing wireless access to two of our conference rooms both of which have 10/100 switches connected via fibre to the same network. As the distance between them is about 300 metres, can I use WDS by linking them across the WAN ports if they are both plugged in to the wired lan?

    Thanks.
     
  2. coledog macrumors 6502a

    coledog

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    Roanoke, VA
    #2
    WDS is "Wireless Distribution System" so running ANY cable between them won't equal WDS. And going through CAT5/6 switches won't do it either.

    I think the only way for WDS to work is if the bases can SEE each other.
     

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