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qBangsolutions: Beef Up Your Wireless Router

Mar 20, 2007, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Josh Kuo)

[ Thanks to Doctor High for this link. ]

"Here is one way to use your old wireless router: In the past, I had setup a few cheap Linksys WRT54g boxes with OpenWRT and vtun, and dropped one at each of our remote locations. This gave me the ability to have layer 2 tunnels to each of the remote sites. I kept one in my house, and if I ever needed to troubleshoot a remote network problem, I just setup the tunnel between the two OpenWRT boxes, connected my laptop or testing equipment to the OpenWRT sitting on my desk, and it was like being on the remote physical network!"

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