[Mikrotik] Combining 3 APs PPPoE servers
dcosby at infowest.com
Thu Aug 27 12:05:02 CDT 2009
While you are unifying things, this may be an ideal time to build a
We auth all our wireless (trangos, mikrotiks, etc) via pppoe from Cisco
6500 switches. Also dirt cheap for what you get.
Michael Baird wrote:
> We use a Redback 10000 to terminate all our PPP, from DSL/Wireless/T1.
> You can pick up 500's/1000 which will handle what you want on ebay for
> almost nothing.
> Michael Baird
>> I have three APs on 120 sectors. Each are the same wireless config,
>> of different SSIDs. Each AP has its own PPPoE server and hence
>> database. I
>> would like to combine these for simplicity in creating users and
>> should a customer see two APs. The three APs go into my bridged
>> through a 493ah "switch". Note the hpol Pac antennas up there seem
>> wide as most if not all stations off these APs not only see a second
>> AP, but
>> see it at near the same RSSI.
>> I was thinking about creating a new bridge on the 493ah for those 3
>> (for the 3 APs) and putting the PPPoE server on there or add another
>> routerboard at the base but I wanted to see if there was a clever
>> idea about
>> combining the three before making these changes.
>> I believe with my idea I just need to simply add ether1 to the bridge
>> interface (as the wlan1 is in bridge1 for WDS capability) then do the
>> at the switch level making it a painless transition - maybe seemingly
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