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Creating multiple networks in the same house


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Grinsa

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I have a question. I currently am using a Belkin Wireless N Router for my DSL wireless network, but is it possible to hook up another modem to another DSL and buy a D-link gaming wireless N router and bridge the two routers. This would give an option to choose two different networks but also set a stronger signal if its possible to bridge two different brands. Any suggestions??
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Both routers need to support bridging. Typically this is done with one router and one Access Point. It is typically a good idea not to mix brands. You won't need another modem. If you want separate networks (no idea why) you would need to use different subnets and a different subnet mask.
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I see. Thanks for the advice. The reason I was wanting to was in case of one network failure which probably never happens, but it was an idea.
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This is known as "redundancy" and is typically only done when you have two ISPs or a redundant line from your ISP. In that case you would want a dual WAN router.
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