On Fri, 2019-10-18 at 11:20 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
I guess that is logical, the LAN input signal is replacing the WAN
signal from a modem.
With access points, they:
*Can* act as a router, where they're the gateway between two subnets
(WAN on the outside, their own LAN on the inside).
*Can* act as a switch, with everything on the same subnet (one big LAN
Some can work both ways (even simultaneously), some cannot.
When they act as a gateway, that can surprise you. You might want to
work between two PCs on either side of it, and find things are blocked
by its firewall, or that NAT has made things difficult). It's not
impossible to do, but when it doesn't work as you expected that's
something to consider.
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