What is right configuration for wifi range extender? => SOLVED

have installed openwrt on my netgear EX3700. I have changed its IP to the range of on main network, where my router (Linksys 3200 with openwrt) = and the extender =`

I can connect to this over ssh and through LucI. So far, so good. What I want to achieve is that the extender extends my existing SSIDs so that clients can roam seamlessly between the two. Can anyone tell me the settings to do this?`

In addition, it needs to take DNS from the main router which runs
DSNcrypt, and I guess,should take DHCP assignment from the main router too

At present, the luCi Interfaces > LAN in the extender has the following`

`protocol       = ` `static` `address`
`IPv4 address   =`
`IPv4 gateway   =`

I haven't configured anything else - or the wirlesss interfaces - yet

looks like your two routers have a wired connection. you should configure your EX3700 as a dumb AP (see https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/network/wifi/dumbap)

Hi there
thank for quick reply.
But no. The Linksys and the extended will be connecting over wifi. (im just connecting to the extender via ethernet cable from my laptop)

ok. as both of your routers run OpenWrt, you can set up a wireless bridge using WDS (https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/network/wifi/atheroswds)

cool - let me have a go at this - thanks

thanks for pointing me in the right direction here - seems to work perfectly! thanks again

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