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mesh network station to station to AP communication

new to the game currently have 2 m5 nodes, set as station and AP. adding a new node that will not have line of site to the AP but will to the station #1 will it communicate to the AP through station 1.  

 

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Re: mesh network station to station to AP communication

@lidd50

No. stations can only connect to AP, not to each other.
airmax radios don't support any mesh/repeater-mode... only PtP or PtMP.

A. So switch your STA #1 into AP mode and your previous AP into station mode. ( Throughput from STA #2 to STA #1 would be reduced by passing the AP between)
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B. add a 2nd AP for STA #2 colacated with STA #1
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Re: mesh network station to station to AP communication

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