[Server-devel] Technical questions

Martin Langhoff martin at laptop.org
Wed Jan 20 05:09:26 EST 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:29 AM, Eustace Amah <eamah at slb.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the prompt reply. I need to know what to configure on t he
> eth1?The client XO needs to get their IP Lease from eth1 and connect to the
> internet while eth0 will serve as the outbound connections.

eth1 gets autoconfigured, and all the internet connection sharing
(technically, NAT and routing) is autoconfigured. Do _not_ try to
configure eth1 or any of the other network devices you'll see.

> Also I have about 15 Access points installed in the school. Must I have them
> on channel 1,6 and 11 or can I leave them on Auto? Should I configure the
> Access points to lease their IP from the DHCP server or it should be fixed?

15 access points - excellent! Well, if their ranges overlap, put them
in different channels.

You don't want 2 access points to be on the same frequency with
overlapping range.

If you connect them all to the same switch, set them all to have the
same ESSID, and then the XOs will automagically connect to the best
signal, and hop to a different AP if the user moves around.


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