Routers fail to connect - Dell 2300

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by john.traynor, Oct 31, 2005.

  1. john.traynor

    john.traynor Guest

    I'm working with two Dell 2300 TrueMobile Wireless Routers, and I'm at
    the end of my rope. I can successfully configure the two units to
    network bridge. However, when I configure the units to use either
    WPA-PSK or WEP they fail to communicate to each other. Oddly, a laptop
    similarily configured can make a connection to either router. Both
    units are at the same firmware level ( - 01/31/04) which is the
    last one offered by Dell.

    So far 4 hours on the phone with Dell Wireless support has been of no
    help. I'm now waiting for a response from "REC" whatever that is. I
    suspect the firmware, but am obviously unable to go any further on my

    Anybody out there ever heard of a similar situation? Thanks.
    john.traynor, Oct 31, 2005
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  2. john.traynor

    mohawkspa Guest

    How are they connected. Are you using a crossover cable between them, or
    depending on a wireless connection?
    mohawkspa, Nov 1, 2005
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  3. john.traynor

    john.traynor Guest

    No cabling between routers, purely a wireless environment. Router 1 is
    cabled into the modem and acts as the gateway, with one desktop PC
    cable connected. Router 2 is several rooms away, configured as the
    WAP, bridged to Router 1.
    john.traynor, Nov 1, 2005
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