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Wireless router on a DHCP network

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Good Morning All,
I have a Linksys WRT54G router that I need to connect.

My company already has a network with a 2000 server which works as a DHCP/DNS server. There is also another router on the network ( I need to plug the Linksys into a network port, have it serve wireless, but allow the IP address, routing, and name resolution to be handled by the server and router.

Existing Router:
Existing server:
IP Addresses dynamically assigned by the Windows server:

What I plan on doing is connecting to the wireless router, setting a Static IP address of, turning off DHCP, configuring the name/password info for the router, and then unplugging the "Internet port" and plugging that cable in to a regular switch port.

Is my logic flawed, or should this work?

When I make the change I need to do it fairly quickly (under 20 minutes), so I want to make sure I have everything lined up properly before I begin.

Thanks for any help you can offer!
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why are you trying to implement wireless on your companies network. I don't think they would be happy to have you doing that. Especially if they have any existing wireless.
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