Continue wired network from mesh node

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Is it possible to continue a wired network from a R500 mesh node?

I am running a unleased r500 mesh network with the main node connected to a router with internet. I would like to add a switch to a mesh node on the other side of our building to add some computers (without wifi) on that end.
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Posted 6 months ago

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yes - this is doable however you may run into issue with regards to users behind the switch not receiving IP through DHCP.
You can resolve the issue with commands mentioned in below Post

https://forums.ruckuswireless.com/ruckuswireless/topics/anyone-know-how-to-disable-directed-dhcp-on-...
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roelvandenbrand

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Thank you! I'll try and test it this evening disabling directed DHCP on each AP.
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Michael Brado, Official Rep

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Monnat is correct, to disable directed-dhcp might help clients beyond the MAP to get IPs.

Remember only Root Mesh APs can be Unleashed Master or Gateway mode AP, and be sure
to avoid forming loops in your network connections.
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I will test with a few static addresses first. I’ll look up the debug mode and scripts needed to change the directed dhcp setting when Dhcp is really needed on the other end. It’s my home network, not much experience with such extended ap’s ;-)
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I'm not sure static IP clients beyond Mesh AP will work, as Ruckus would have no way to know those client MACs exist.
We don't have the commands to say this mac with this IP is on this interface, unless it's on your AP switch port side...?
Please share your test results.
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roelvandenbrand

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This is the situation I would like to create:

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Monnat Systems, AlphaDog

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yes its doable as suggested earlier.. thx
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roelvandenbrand

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Found this in Ruckus documentation. It might be easier than I thought.
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Monnat Systems, AlphaDog

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yes, its pretty much the same you made...
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I've tried the easy way, setting Gateway mode on unleashed.ruckuswireless.com. Servers on the other end are getting access to internet, but, de AP is acting as DHPC server. It might be enough for now. I'll start testing lowering subnet ranges to make sure the first network can reach ip's in the Ruckus network.
Still, if it won't work as expected, I'll dive into the (ssh/bash?) commands.