WHS 2011 as a wifi access point
Posted 01 February 2012 - 08:39 AM
Have a strange query I hope someone can help me with. May not even be possible but a little googling makes me think it is!
I have just got a wifi picture frame from ebay that has the capability to read pictures of a network share/pc. However I can't get it to see my wifi router I think because it uses WPA2 but if I plug a wifi hub into my network it sees that fine (using just WPA) and reads pictures from my server. Think that is because the frame is a few tears old.
However I had a thought! Instead of having to run an additional wifi hub just for the frame to use, my shiny new server is ethernet connected but also came with built in wifi that up to now I was not going to use. Can I set up the wifi on the server as an access-point rather than the usual client use that could then see and bridge to the rest of the netowrk via the server?
Many thanks for any help.
Posted 01 February 2012 - 09:33 AM
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Posted 01 February 2012 - 03:11 PM
Posted 01 February 2012 - 05:36 PM
As far as fixing the problem is concerned, you could check your wireless router to see if it has a Auto WPA/WPA2 setting. If it does, you should be able to get both WPA and WPA2 clients to connect.
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