This is more of a fun post. I'm just looking for ideas of instructive/useful things to do with a z1 and z3 at home. I want to learn the hardware capabilities better. I'm already using the z3 so far as my main wifi router coming off my cable modem bridge. I have a Verizon USB stick for failover Internet and that works. I've got a lot of wifi smart plugs, doorbell cameras, TV sticks etc, wired computers. I turned on the default traffic shaping. Can the z1 act as wifi booster? One part of my house is kind of a wifi dead zone. I do have cat 6 running there. The SSID I set up seems to cover both 2.4/5 GHz but I can't control which the device connects to. 2.4 would be better in the dead zone, but the tablet is connected to 5. I do have a Linksys WRT AC1200 on hand. I'd like to run a separate subnet as part of my and just define static routes between them. Maybe I'll put my smart devices on a separate subnet? Open a 1 to 1 NAT for RDP to Windows 10 perhaps, or is that asking for trouble? Maybe run a virtual machine webserver on that same Windows computer. Like I said, I'm just looking for ideas to learn z1 / z3 hardware better. Thanks!
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