I have a DWL-2100AP, which has more extra modes other than
Wireless Access Point:
- Wireless Acess Point
- Wireless Client
- Universal Repeater
- WDS with AP
My question is: what is difference between
Universal Repeater and
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WDS is real bridging, Universal Repeater is a form of NAT where the repeater impersonates its clients. WDS must be configured at both ends. Universal Repeater will work even if it only has a normal client/station connection to the access point it's repeating.
Was all ready to start explaining but found a table that makes it much easier to explain.