Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface

Tutorial How to Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface

At some point, you want to share your internet connection from the wireless interface on your Router Mikrotik Routerboard while your routerboard has only 1 wireless interface. Where your wireless interface is used as a receiver Internet connection (Station) that does not allow you to spread the internet connection through this wireless interface as well. At times like this, you can take advantage of the so-called Vitice Access Point Mikrotik interface (VAP). With this VAP interface, you can add a wireless interface to the master interface that is wlan 1. The later VAP interface is what will spread the internet connection via Wireless as well. Below is a tutorial on how to set …

Open Winbox Mikrotik then goes to the wireless interface and wireless settings become a station, station change security profile which later as security authentication then do the scan to target access point which will become the source of internet connection.

Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface
Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface

Remember as in the picture above mode must be station and input security profile as security authentication. If the wifi source to be connected does not use authentication (Open) then no security profile is required. Then do a scan.

 

If you already click the Apply button and Ok.! ;), until the wireless interface becomes (R)

 

R is a sign that it is connected to the target AP. Next, we will ask for the IP DHCP client from the ap target. By using DHCP CLIENT. IP> DHCP CLIENT> ADD

Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface
Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface

 

Click Apply -> OK. purple to Bound

 

Then configure NAT (Network address translation) useful to wrap IP private into public IP for security reasons. Enter IP menu -> FIREWALL -> NAT -> ADD

Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface

Setting Chain: srcnat and Out Interface: Wlan1

Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface
Share Wireless Connection in Mikrotik Which Have Only 1 Wireless Interface

 

Then move to the Action tab and select the action: Masquerade

Masquerade
Masquerade

Why Masquerade’s action because Masquerade is an action for NAT configuration OK.! then Apply and OK.

Just after the above configuration, we can directly configure VAP (Virtual Access Point).

Go to the Wireless interface again add Virtual interface.

 

Then setting Mode: AP Bridge and Master Interface: WLAN 1 and input security profile as authentication income into your Access Point and do not forget the SSID is OK.

Done already we create Virtual Access Point. Test the test if it is successful will appear our wireless SSID on the Wifi display on a laptop or other devices with the results Connected or there is an internet connection. As in the picture below

 

 

After this, you can spread internet connection obtained from your wireless and you spread also via wireless.