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WGR614V9 repeater with WPA

esakal
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WGR614V9 repeater with WPA

Hello,

I'm having wgr614v9. I would like to use the repeater function using WPA security.

I already had one unit and i purchased another one to do so. When i tried to setup it I noticed that the newer item has newer firmware which doesn't support WPA in repeater even when the older firmware do support.

I read that WEP security is very vulnerable thus I want to use WPA.

What should i do? I assume that i cannot downgrade the new unit to older firmware?

Sincerely,
Eran.
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jmizoguchi
Virtuoso

Re: WGR614V9 repeater with WPA

WEP ONLY for repeating

See wn2000rpt as alternative
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esakal
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Re: WGR614V9 repeater with WPA

Thank you for replying.

The reason i purchased another unit of wgr614v9 is that my previous unit support WPA in repeater mode. It seems that newer version of firmware removed this ability for unknown reason.

I have older unit which allow this and new unit which doesn't allow this.

Can I downgrade the firmware version of the new unit?

Eran.
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jmizoguchi
Virtuoso

Re: WGR614V9 repeater with WPA

Different firmware will not make any changes to repeating that uses WEP
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