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From: Daniel Kalchev (danieldigsys.bg)
Date: Mon Apr 22 2002 - 01:42:45 CDT
> |The AIR-BR350 are $1329 at Ingram. These are also called
> |"Ethernet Bridges" on Cisco's site. They have an access point
> |mode, so cold be used at a central location to connect multiple
> |sites. I didn't see any limit on MAC addresses passed; it's
> |no doubt finite but what works in practice?
> Even if you did this, what about the timeout on the device connecting
> to the bridge? I think the idea is to force you to have bridges at
> both ends, not just in the middle.
All Cisco Aironet clients autoconfig this when they connect to Cisco Aironet
AP/Bridge so no problems at all.
The same clients do not auto configure distance when connecting to other
vendors APs (that also may have 'distance' knob)
> |A Cisco-related consultant tells me the AIR-AP352 AP has
> |its "bridge spacing" equivalent setting hard-coded and
> |not adjustable, and it's set to about a mile.
> Assuming that the bridge and access point platforms still use a PCMCIA
> card on the inside, one might assume that the timeout parameter in
> question is set in one of the configuration RIDs (unless the bridge has
> a special version of the radio card). Unfortunately, the programming
> documentation for the 4800 series radio card does not mention such a
I would be especially grateful if someone could tell me the magic numbers to
make clients work in ad-hoc mode at more than approx 20km :-)
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