How do I convert my second Router into an Access Point

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Hi everyone,                            February 11, 2014

I would like to use my Sitecom router as an access point. Is this the way t
o do it?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate and I have a Ubee UVW-3200 cable Modem/Router
. On port 1, I connect a second Sitecom dual band Wi-Wi Router AC1750 WLR-8
100 connected to its WAN port.

I would like my Sitecom Router to become an Access Point with the same (2.4
 GHz) SSID  as the Ubee Modem/Router, so that I can "roam" throughout the h
ouse without losing signal. The 5.0 GHz Wi-Fi of the Sitecom AP should stil
l be useable when within reach.

Current configuration settings (Sitecom as Router):
            Ubee Router        Sitecom Router

LAN IP adres:        192.168.178.1        192.168.10.1
DHCP Server:        Enabled            Enabled
Ipv4 address:        192.168.178.10        192.168.178.10
DHCP Status:        No DHCP clients        Show all clients
2.4 GHz Radio:        Disabled        Enabled
5.0 GHz Radio:        N/A            Enabled
2.4 GHz - SSID:        Ziggo5C5CC        Sitecom0F7FF1
2.4 GHz channel:    Disabled        Automatic
5.0 GHz channel:    N/A            Automatic
2.4 GHz security:    WPA+PSK                WPA+PSK
2.4 GHz password    Ubee's own PW        Sitecom's own PW
5.0 GHz - SSID:        N/A            Sitecom0F7FF2
5.0 GHz security:    N/A            WPA+PSK
5.0 GHz password:    N/A            Sitecom's own PW
Network connection:    LAN Port 1        WAN Port

Proposed configuration settings (Sitecom as Access Point):
            Ubee Router        Sitecom Access Point

LAN IP address:        192.168.178.1        192.168.178.2
DHCP Server:        Enabled            Disabled
Ipv4 address:        192.168.178.10        N/A
DHCP Status:        Show all clients    N/A
2.4 GHz Radio:        Enabled            Enabled
5.0 GHz Radio:        N/A            Enabled
2.4 GHz - SSID:        Ziggo5C5CC        Ziggo5C5CC
2.4 GHz channel:    1, 6, 11, or Auto    1, 6, 11, or Auto
5.0 GHz channel:    N/A            Automatic
2.4 GHz security:    WPA+PSK                WPA+PSK
2.4 GHz - password:    Ubee's own PW        Ubee's own PW
5.0 GHz SSID:        N/A            Sitecom0F7FF2
5.0 GHz security:    N/A            WPA+PSK
5.0 GHz password    N/A            Sitecom's own PW
Network connection:    LAN Port 1        LAN Port 1

Questions:
1. Will this configuration work as intended?
2. Can I have the same 2.4 GHz SSID (Ziggo5C5CC) on my Ubee Router and my S
itecom AP?
3. Will I still have cabled internet on my Sitecom AP?
4. Will I still have Wi-Fi internet on 2.4GHz and 5.0 GHz of my Sitecom AP?
5. With its DHCP disabled, can I still acces the Sitecom AP configuration p
age through my PC browser when using the Windows 7 TCP/IPv4 configuration o
f "obtaining an IP address automatically", or do I have to use the Windows  
7 PC TCP/Ipv4 configuration of "use the following IP address:", and enter t
he new Sitecom LAN IP address of: 192.168.178.2?

If I do not do things right, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Many Thanks,

Rolf Schreiner
schreinerrolf@gmail.com

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