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Authored by: leamanc on Mar 18, '10 07:06:34PM

Can you tell me what purpose the Netgear router serves in your network? I could see a need for it if you wanted some extra wired ports, but you say that all clients (and even the server) is connected via WiFi on the AirPort base station.

I might me missing something here, but for the life of me, I can't think of it.

And I don't know if this is a home setup, or for a small office or what, but wouldn't you want your server to have a hard-wired connection? I just wouldn't want my server to depend on WiFi; I'd want to make sure it was getting maximum I/O, and WiFi speeds are so variable.

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Authored by: madh on Mar 18, '10 08:09:53PM

Absolutely not the right setup. It is a home network, I bought a Mac Mini Server to learn its capabilities as I come from the Windows IT world. My current house is not wired at all. I had to make due.
Wanted to post this in case anyone else was experiencing the same problem.

I have managed to run one wire across my basement and up to the Mac Mini. It is now connected directly to my Netgear as it should be. This also allowed my to set the airport back to auto 2.4/5 ghz mode under one SSID.

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