How to Connect 2 MikroTik Routers Wirelessly

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How to Connect 2 MikroTik Routers Wirelessly

Wireless is really needed when we can't reach a connection with a cable. Wireless itself is an open network, so we can try to access the network without being physically constrained. MikroTik has wireless features that we can use. Then how to connect 2 MikroTik routers wirelessly?


Connect 2 MikroTik Routers Wirelessly

Now we will try to connect 2 routers or commonly called point to point with wireless, for that we must know whether our router has a wireless feature, we can check it in the third digit of our router, for example here I use RB941-2nD and there is one wireless interface.

Please note that to connect 2 MikroTik routers wirelessly, we need 2 wireless modes. 1 router in AP-Bridge mode which is used as an Access point or transmitter that can serve many clients or also known as PTMP (Point To Multi Point) and 1 router in Station mode which is used as a wireless client/receiver in a PTP (Point To Point) topology or PTMP (Point To Multi-Point). Ok, let's just go to the configuration step.

1. First we set the IP on the wireless interface first in the IP menu> Addresses then click the + button.


2. After configuring IP on both routers. Next, we go to the Wireless menu and select the Security Profiles tab to create a password. Create Security Profiles on both routers.

3. Next go to the Interfaces menu and then double-click on the wlan interface. Then go to the Wireless tab.

4. Then configure on Router 1:

  • Mode : AP Bridge
  • Band : 2Ghz B/g/n
  • SSID : Mikrotik_Wireless
  • Security Profile: PasswordWireless

5. Then also configure in Router2:

  • Mode : Station
  • Band : 2Ghz B/g/n
  • SSID : Mikrotik_Wireless
  • Security Profile: PasswordWireless

6. Finally, do the testing phase by pinging alternately on both routers.


Conclusion

So that's how to connect 2 MikroTik routers wirelessly, as mentioned earlier, we need 2 wireless modes namely AP-Bridge and Station.

Hopefully, this article about How to Connect 2 MikroTik Routers Wirelessly, gives you a little insight. Also, read an article about How to Connect MikroTik With Winbox that you may need to know. Thank you.

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