Can I extend a network with CAT5 and AirPort Express?

I have an AirPort Time Capsule and an AirPort Express - and a really odd house. There is a bonus room above the garage that is not line-of-sight with anywhere that I can place the TC, so I can't get WiFi up there. I DO have CAT5 run to all rooms of the house and can make the connection from living room to bonus room through those wires. Am I able to go from a LAN port on the TC and connect that to the WAN port on the Express and use that to extend the network?

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  • Answer

    Yes.

  • I have done this at my place and now I can get a really good WiFi signal which I'am able to pick up next door.