No I use it ad a "std client".
It connects via 2.4 (atheros), dhcp and source NAT.
I have full local and internet access.
Authentication is be MAC address to the wireless access point.
(MT Lic. Lvl 5)
I have set it up under hot spot and it works as well, no specail setup.
Things that make you go "Hmmmmmmmm"...