I have my network configured this way:

The ISP router giving internet access ( through wifi (SSID wlan01).

Connected to this wifi I have a Nanostation2 ( in bridge mode.

Finally I have a neutral router connected to the Nanostation2 in the WAN port. The WAN port is configured as DHCP auto (so the ISP router gives the neutral router a 192.168.1.X/24 address).

This neutral router has a subnet (, it's configured as a DHCP server ( and provides another wifi connection (SSID wlan02).

I need to connect with the Nanostation2 ( while I am connected to the wlan02 SSID, which gives me an 192.168.10.X IP address to my computer's wireless interface...

Is this possible through a static routing entry or with another method?

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    If you provide some picture or diagram about your network, will be useful. Also, one question: how do you connect to your nanostation to the address??, do you connected with a cable??, do you configure your PC with an address on Nov 12, 2015 at 18:44

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I'm confused about where the network is defined. If the Nanostation is in bridge mode it should have an IP address on the network

Your "neutral router" will have a default route to the ISP, and it will send anything from its LAN port to the default route. It doesn't know where the network is. Conversely, the Nanostation should have a route to the network is unless the "neutral router" is running NAT (giving you double-NAT which is probably not a good idea).

You can do this with static routes, which doesn't scale, or a routing protocol between routers.

  • The network is not defined. It's only that the Nanostation is configured with the static IP address Nov 12, 2015 at 19:02
  • You can't just assign an address to a host which doesn't belong to any network and hope it works. You should have the Nanostation get its address from the network which it bridges. That will probably fix everything.
    – Ron Maupin
    Nov 12, 2015 at 19:04
  • Yes, you are right. Configuring the Nano to an 192.168.1.X static IP address solves all my problems! Thank you!!! :)))) Nov 12, 2015 at 19:24

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