- Router for Guest Internet E.g. Draytek 2820
- Layer 2 Managed Switch for the VLANing
- Netgear Wireless Controller E.G. Netgear WMS5316
- Access Points to Work with the Wireless Controller
These can be changed , but for example , lets say the following has been done:
- Draytek Plugs Into Port 5 on the Layer 2 Managed Switch
- Wireless Controller Plugs into Port 23 on the Managed Switch
- Access Points Plug into 6 – 8 on the Managed Switch
- Create 2 VLANS on the Switch and Wireless Controller, Create 2 SSIDS and assign a VLAN ID to them e.g. VLAN 1 is the main company network and VLAN 2 is the Guest Network
- On the Managed Switch UNTAG ALL Ports for VLAN 1
- Tag Ports 6 – 8 ( Access Points ) and 23 ( Wireless Controller ) on VLAN 2 ( As these will need to access both VLAN for both wireless networks )
- Untag Port 5 VLAN Port for VLAN 2
- Set the PVID of port 5 to VLAN 2 ( Force VLAN 2 ONLY )
- Settings on the draytek can be left as default as long as it’s got a working internet connection and DHCP enabled
Tagged means that the vlan information is added to the frame before it is sent over a trunk link.
Access ports are typically untagged, meaning only one vlan passes via the interface.
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