Point to multi-point setup is very simple when using a mikrotik equipments.
Like as we discus early on this blog, Point to Multi point links is widely used when central location needs to be accessed via several nodes.
In other hand, setting up a point to multi-point Link in a very populace area, saves costs to organizations and ISP’s that knows what they are you doing.
To further outline the importance of point to multi-point links, you don’t need to pay extra internet cost if you have your offices located within a range of 5km apart.
To set up a point to multi-point on your network follow my guide below if you’re using a mikrotik router. Gateway Router: In this tutorial, we will be using Mikrotik RB750G as our gateway router. Routers as AccesPoint, Mikrotik QRT Cable Lan Grid Antenna 32 dBi For Client as Station: Groove complete with adapter and Poe Little Horn
1. enter IP address (ether1: Internet, ether3: Local there are 2 IP)
2. give ip / DNS
3. give static routing
4. check ping google.com
5. give a firewall to access the Mikrotik station.
Configure Mikrotik QRT First, we set Bridge on Port wlan1 and ether1 We Setting Wireless Mode: AP Bridge Frequency: (Specify) SSID: (Specify) Radio Name: (Specify) on the WDS tab WDS Mode: Dynamic WDS Default Bridge: (Bridge made earlier) Setting Ip address, DNS, and static routes Groove configuration (ip of rb750)
Fill in Frequency, and scan list in rb411AH then click scan and Connect replace mode with station wds, specify radio name on WDS tap,
WDS mode: Dynamic We enter the IP we created in rb750, assign DNS, and static route, and check ping to Google Groove configuration (IP of Mikrotik QRT) Tap WDS: Dynamic wds default bridge: none.
Check DHCP client, formerly DHCP server first on ether WLAN in Mikrotik QRT, After bound, now check ping to internet.
Assign IP address, accordingly.
Assign IP firewall nat to local IP is changed as if ip public who is surfing in Google/internet, if not DHCP server.
Assign static IP on your computer / laptop, if everything is rightly done, every client connected or connecting to that base will have access to internet. So this is how you set up a point to multi-point connections mikrotik routers.