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RT-AC68U - Wireless router mode with Client Mode? (Connect router to AP while keeping NAT, etc)?

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by rkk2025, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. rkk2025

    rkk2025 Occasional Visitor

    Dec 30, 2017

    Is it possible to connect my RT-AC68U (With AsusWRT-Merlin) to another AP (Just like a Wireless Repeater) while keeping the "Wireless router mode"? I want to keep a NATed subnet (With its own DHCP) that should not be accessible from outside, the "Wireless Repeater" mode doesn't fulfil that requirement. I don't have a physical cable to throw directly to the AP so I need my router to connect wirelessly. I could throw in another router acting as client in front of my Asus router, but given that my Asus router can perfectly act as Client (And I don't have a spare Client router at hand) it seems unnecessary.

    Is there any way (Manual or hidden) to connect my Asus router to the AP while staying in the "Wireless router mode"?
  2. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

    Mar 31, 2014
    No, that's not a supported mode of operation.:(
    rkk2025 likes this.