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Turn an Old PC into a LAN Server with RouterOS, Part 2

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Want an enterprise router for your network at a fraction of the cost of a Cisco router? You can connect your offices together, remotely access files, run enterprise Wi-Fi encryption, and more. Eric Geier, author of Wi-Fi Hotspots: Setting Up Public Wireless Internet Access, concludes his two-part tutorial on getting a RouterOS machine up and running on a spare PC.
Discovering the rest of RouterOS

Discovering the rest of RouterOS

Remember, we've configured only the basic services, making a simple wired and/or wireless router. RouterOS can provide many advanced services for your LAN or WAN.

For example, you could use its RADIUS server so you can run WPA/WPA2-Enterprise encryption for Wi-Fi connections. You could use the VPN server to protect remote connections on public hotspots or to connect your offices together. The Mikro Tik documentation or Wiki might provide some help for these and other features.