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Wifi stupid w/ Linksys WAP54G [Nov. 5th, 2005|01:26 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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Follow up to Missing AC adapters and no wireless in my house:

-- bought a new Wifi access point (now I have three!)

-- found my old AC adapter for Wifi AP #2. damnit.

So I dropped a new NIC into a computer central in the house, named its interface, setup a NAT/firewall so traffic can go out but not access the internal network (my NFS, etc), setup DHCP/DNS for the AP.

All works, etc.

But how the hell do I rename the AP's ESSID from "linksys"?

I thought I remembered these things having an IP address, webserver, and passwod, not being just a bridge.

This came with no instructions. What's this "One Touch Setup Button"?
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[User Picture]From: brad
2005-11-05 09:28 pm (UTC)
(13:27:33) sherm: the wap's don't (didn't used to) have a web ui
(13:27:41) sherm: you have to use a shitty windows thing
(13:27:48) sherm: the wrt's have the web thing
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[User Picture]From: supersat
2005-11-05 10:00 pm (UTC)
I seem to recall the WAP11 not having one, but it's possible that a firmware upgrade added one. This was late 2001/early 2002.

But yeah, I have a WAP54G, and it definitely has a web interface.
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[User Picture]From: vanbeast
2005-11-05 10:09 pm (UTC)
Heh, this bit me yesterday. There are two hardware versions of the WAP11, one with and one without.

for what it's worth, the WAP54G we replaced it with had a default IP of 192.168.0.245. Wacky.
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[User Picture]From: idigital
2005-11-05 09:34 pm (UTC)
Linksys seem to prefer 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.0.1, lately.
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[User Picture]From: jeremyleff
2005-11-05 09:44 pm (UTC)
Is nmap a Unix command?
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[User Picture]From: crschmidt
2005-11-05 10:33 pm (UTC)
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