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Wired & Wireless domain

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#1 hfnet


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Posted 21 May 2005 - 04:01 PM

This sounds complex, but is probably really easy (I hope)

I have a phone point in the hall. The adsl router is pluged into it and a wireless acees point is connected to that.

I have a server (2003 standard) which is in a room at the other end of the house, and a client pc next to it. I also have a wireless pc and wireless laptop in the house.

I have a pci network card in the client pc which is connected to a switch, and this is also connected to a pci card in the server. The server also has a wireless lan card to connect to the wireless access point.

I want to configure all clients to join a domain and use the server as the dns and internet gateway, but I can't get my head around whether this is possible!!

The wireless access point has DHCP capabilities but the pc next to the server would not be given an IP address if that was used, similarly, if the server is the DHCP server I can't see how it can assign ip addresses to the wireless pc and laptop if the wireless card is talking with the acces point...

Any help greatly appreciated

Edited by hfnet, 21 May 2005 - 04:03 PM.

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#2 Rimmer


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Posted 22 May 2005 - 03:22 AM

The wireless cards will talk to one another, so if you set up DHCP on your server the other wireless devices will get their IP addresses from there... I think.

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