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wireless bridge question

Discussion in 'General Wireless Discussion' started by farberm, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. farberm

    farberm New Around Here

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    I know the SSID that I want to connect a wireless bridge to but not the MAC address of the transmitting unit since the units are changed out frequently. Is it possible to set up a wireless bridge by just knowing the SSID? It is a secured network and I have the login credentials?
     
  2. stevech

    stevech Part of the Furniture

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    yes. You need to know the SSID and the encryption password - same as if you were connecting via a laptop.
     
  3. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

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    If you change out the anchor AP, you might have to reset the bridge (power cycle) for it to reattach to the anchoring AP.
     
  4. Carlbaker

    Carlbaker New Around Here

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    Without knowing the SSID, it is impossible to connect the wireless bridge. So there is no other option instead of changing out the anchor AP. It will reset the bridge and with the help of it you will be able to connect the wireless bridge.
     
  5. stevech

    stevech Part of the Furniture

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    can't you just look at the device and write down its MAC address - from the label on the back/bottom?
     

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