Difference between revisions of "How to set wireless client and Ethernet"

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Assume that we have 2 mikrotik's.The first mikrotik is a AP (access point) and the second mikrotik is a wireless client (wlan1) that is connected via lan to you'r computer.

And you wanna connect to a AP (Access Point) with wireless client card (wlan1) but because we can't bridge wireless client and ethernet, we must build a routing protocol.

The easy way is to this is with rip routing...

Let us assume that the AP have ip address 192.168.10.250/24 the wireless client card have ip address 192.168.10.9/24 and the ethernet clinet (bridge,see next step) have the ip 192.168.8.1/24


First you can add the ethernet interface to bridge...It's not necessary but in the future if you update your mikrotik with another ethernet or make a Access Point you can just add to the same bridge those others interfaces.

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Next you have to set the ip of the wlan1 client card and the ethernet card (eth1).


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Next ensure that wlan1 is connected to AP,on mikrotik 2 (client site)

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Next step: go to IP > rip > settings and set the first 3 Redistribute to yes, and set to interfaces list only bridge and wlan1 interface...Don't set eth1 or any other interface that you have set it to interface bridge1.

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After that set to the network the 2 subnets (192.168.8.0/24 and 192.168.10.0/24). Next go to Neighbours and set the ip of the AP that you are connecting (192.168.10.250)


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And that's it... to be sure that the RIP is working go routes and there must be some updates. But to be absolutely sure you can go to Tools>ping> and ping the ip od the AP 192.168.10.250

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