Using Unique SSIDs
Several days after configuring my RT-AC66U with DD-WRT, I realized I wanted unique SSID names for the router. I wanted the option of easily returning to the WRT54GL in case of an emergency. Using unique names meant I could retain the older WRT54GL NetworkManager configuration files. Should I need to restore the WRT54GL I would not need to edit any NetworkManager files.
I used the following SSID naming conventions:
I updated all of my NetworkManager configurations. I then restored from backups my previous WRT54GL NetworkManager configurations.
As the WRT54GL only supports 802.11g, there is no 5 GHz band and no reason to identify the band frequency. I updated the older NetworkManager config files:
The respective names of the NetworkManager configuration files:
Likewise with my wired connections: