repeater mode

Julien69
Julien69 Posts: 2
edited April 22 in WirelessLAN
I have one NWA1123acv2 in root ap mode and one NWA1123acv3. 
I can't figure out how to make the repeater mode working in standalone mode.

The WDS profile on each ap is the same (SSID and password). 
Impossible to have a WDS connection established between my 2 AP.

Root AP :


Even if I put the mac adress of the root ap on the repeater AP -> NO CONNECTION

Is it because acv2 and acv3 are not compatible ?

Accepted Solution

  • Julien69
    Julien69 Posts: 2
    Accepted Answer
    As often, I will answer my own question. The problem was the firmware. You must have the same version of the firmware to make ap links together. 
    So I updated the firmware to the last version on the acv2 and all is working like a charm.

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  • Zyxel_Bella
    Zyxel_Bella Posts: 141  Zyxel Employee

    Hi @Julien69,

     

    Welcome to Zyxel Community!

    Don’t worry! NWA1123ACv2 can build WDS with NWA1123ACv3.

    The screenshot you post is telling the MAC address of your APs so I erase it to ensure security.

    From your description, the first step to configure the WDS is done by creating WDS profile on each AP with same SSID and password.

     

    Step 2 is to select Radio OP Mode and apply the WDS profile to radio settings at Configuration > AP Management > WLAN Setting. Noted that repeater can only applied to one radio.

    Root AP

     


    Repeater AP



    APs will auto find each other to build up WDS. You can check at Monitor > Wireless > WDS Link Info.

    Root AP will display the downlink AP information.

     

    Repeater AP will display the uplink AP information.


    Hope it can help you to finish the settings.

    Thank you

     

    Regards,

    Bella