13. The Typical Setup Wizard displays the Network Topology screen to define how the Access Point handles
14. Select an Access Point Mode from the available options.
• Router Mode -In Router Mode, the Access Point routes traffic between the local network (LAN) and
the Internet or external network (WAN). Router mode is recommended in a deployment supported by
just a single Access Point.
• Bridge Mode - In Bridge Mode, the Access Point depends on an external router for routing LAN and
WAN traffic. Routing is generally used on one device, whereas bridging is typically used in a larger
density network. Select Bridge Mode when deploying this Access Point with numerous peer Access
Points supporting clients on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz radio bands.
When Bridge Mode is selected, WAN configuration cannot be performed
and the Typical Setup Wizard does not display the WAN configuration
AP-6521 Access Point