[Mikrotik] Combining 3 APs PPPoE servers

Randy Cosby 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 
radius server. 

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.
>
> Regards
> Michael Baird
>> I have three APs on 120 sectors.  Each are the same wireless config, 
>> short
>> 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 
>> redundancy
>> should a customer see two APs.  The three APs go into my bridged 
>> backbone
>> through a 493ah "switch".  Note the hpol Pac antennas up there seem 
>> awfully
>> 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 
>> ports
>> (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 
>> work
>> at the switch level making it a painless transition - maybe seemingly
>> instant.
>>
>> Josh Luthman
>> Office: 937-552-2340
>> Direct: 937-552-2343
>> 1100 Wayne St
>> Suite 1337
>> Troy, OH 45373
>>
>> "When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however
>> improbable, must be the truth."
>> --- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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