Can't ping devices on network from Wireless Access Point / Dumb Access Point


I have 2 routers - one of them is a regular router connected to the internet, serving DHCP, etc.; the other one was set up using Wireless Access Point / Dumb Access Point guide from the wiki. The second one can't ping (or connect via ssh) to any device on the network besides the main router's IP (which is a gateway).
it is running 22.03.2, here's its network config:

root@OpenWrt:~# cat /etc/config/network

config interface 'loopback'
	option device 'lo'
	option proto 'static'
	option ipaddr ''
	option netmask ''

config globals 'globals'
	option packet_steering '1'
	option ula_prefix 'fdf1:0707:9a76::/48'

config device
	option name 'br-lan'
	option type 'bridge'
	list ports 'lan1'
	list ports 'lan2'
	list ports 'lan3'
	list ports 'lan4'

config interface 'lan'
	option device 'br-lan'
	option proto 'static'
	option netmask ''
	option ip6assign '60'
	option ipaddr ''
	option gateway ''
	list dns ''

how can I fix it?

what's the subnet served by the main router ?`

I assume the AP is connected using a LAN port ?


Did you connect using the lan ports or the wan port? You should be connected lan-lan. And the dhcp server must be off on the openwrt device (second router).


Yes, the routers are connected using LAN ports. Clients connected to both routers can communicate with each other and the internet. It's just the ap that can't reach any thinking in the LAN (it can reach the internet though). My LAN is

just for test purposes, change the lan interface to DHCP client, then restart the network service, or reboot the unit.

Can you be more specific about what does "besides" mean in that context?

Done it, got the IP from main one's DHCP, works exactly as before.
Can't ping (or ssh) any device on LAN from it.

then you need to answer @eduperez question, what exactly is expected of the malfunctioning device ?

For whatever reason it started working without changes. Thanks for your responses.

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