This article discloses how to arrange your NETGEAR switch consequently to Access Point mode (AP mode) when it recognizes that it is behind another switch. You can utilize AP mode to:Set up a switch as a passageway. In the event that you as of now have a switch and need to add an AP switch to the system. Broaden your system utilizing another switch.Note: If you are setting up a Nighthawk switch just because and wish to utilize AP mode, see I’m setting up my Nighthawk switch just because, how would I set it to Access Point (AP) mode? To set your NETGEAR modem in AP mode:Utilize an Ethernet link to associate the AP switch web port to a LAN port on the current fundamental switch: Access the AP switch web interface utilizing a PC that is associated with one of the LAN ports of the NETGEAR switch. Note: If the principle switch IP address is set to 192.168.1.1, the AP switch will naturally change its IP address to 10.0.0.1.Snap Continue. NETGEAR genie will identify the other existing switch on the system. When the fundamental switch is recognized, it will give both of you alternatives. Select Yes (suggested) and click Next. On the following page, select Get IP Address powerfully from existing switch and snap Next. Note: If you need to set a static IP on the AP, select Use fixed IP Address and type the IP Address, IP Subnet Mask, Gateway IP Address, Primary DNS, and Secondary DNS. To dodge IP clashes, utilize an IP that isn’t alloted to the gadgets utilizing the primary switch. The AP switch will naturally reboot and come back to the screen showing the remote settings of the fundamental switch as demonstrated as follows: Once effectively associated, you will see a page affirming that the arrangement is fruitful and the AP is presently on the web. On the off chance that you return to the AP switch UI, you will see that it is currently working in Access Point mode.
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