Use the same SSID and password but put it on a different channel. If router 1 has it's wireless on channel 1, use channel 11 on router 2. Once configured, wireless clients can connect to the WLAN on router 2 and will get their DHCP settings from the DHCP server on router 1. Which is to say, disable DHCP on router 2.
Jul 25, 2011 · 2. The closet is not in the center of the house and therefore the signal barely reaches the opposite side of the house and doesn’t work very well upstairs either. Eventually, I decided that I would have to get another wireless router and somehow set it up as a second wireless router to complement the main wireless network. How to connect two routers on the same network 1. Configure router 1 to be locked down (no wifi, no DHCP), strictly acting as a modem (for devices that do not allow 2. Configure router 1 to be kept on a different range, like 192.168.0.x, with DHCP range starting after Router 2's The easiest way to connect two routers is by using Ethernet. A second (new) router which doesn’t have wireless capability must be connected to the first (existing) router via an Ethernet cable. Plug one end of the cable into the new router’s WAN port and Plug the other end into any free port on the first router other than its WAN port. The easiest network with two wireless routers will include at least one router with “client mode” support. This support will probably be indicated on the router’s packaging, almost certainly be listed in its manual, and absolutely be listed in its online administration screen.
HOw to setup two routers from two different ISPs to share same network By clarencefm · 7 years ago One of my clients recently subscribed to a second ISP and is connected using a UMAX router (WIMAX).
Nov 12, 2003 · Connect any normal LAN port (don't use an "Uplink" port) on the "Internet" router to the WAN port of each of the two other routers.
to simply put it having two routers on the same subnet is not possible as the purpose of a router is to route traffic between DIFFERENT networks. In order to accomplish this you will need routers and switches that understand VLANs and VLAN tagging. Hope this Helps. Blake Wright. Cisco SBSC Network Engineer