Prevent wireless users from accessing each other and only allow them internet

Posted on 2007-07-25
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Last Modified: 2013-12-27
We have a client who would like to provide Wireless at their facility as a hotspot.  We want to prevent users from accessing each other on the wireless and only give them the ability to access the internet.   We have purchased a Windows 2003 server for RADIUS authentication, we just need a security solution to prevent these users from interacting with each other like with file shares. (Example \\laptop\C$).  I first thought of an ISA server but don't what to put in the policy to prevent their interaction within the wireless network.  Any ideas?
Question by:AFundora
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Many Access Points have an option called Client Isolation or AP Isolation that prevents users from accessing each other.

This is a clip from the Linksys WRT54g documentation. Other brands have it as well but may be called something different.

AP Isolation:
 This isolates all wireless clients and wireless
devices on your network from each other. Wireless devices
will be able to communicate with the Router but not with
each other. To use this function, select On. AP Isolation is
turned Off by default.

Author Comment

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Thanks you were right about that wireless isolation. Found it in the wireless security after i was setting up WPA-Enterprise.  Thanks

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