Sonicpoint Public and Private Access

We have a sonicwall pro3060 and are trying to setup a wireless environment with sonicpoints.  We will ahve a few wireless machines that need access to the lan.  Additionally we want to allow guest services and have public users access only the internet.  I am unsure of how to setup this mix of private and public wireless
patrickhchAsked:
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digitapCommented:
naykam is correct.  You'll want to create to VAPs.  One for wireless guest users and one for the "corporate" users who need access to the LAN.  You can decide later if the wireless guest network will wireless guest services requiring a login or if it will be open.  I have attached to PDF documents stepping you through both wireless guest and corporate VAPs.
Configuring-VAP-Wireless-Corpora.pdf
Configuring-VAP-Wireless-Guest-S.pdf
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naykamCommented:
They sonicpoints will have to be setup in Virtual Access Point (VAP) mode, that way they will support multiple SSID's (wireless networks). Once this is done, you will have to setup routing for the network.

I need to know your setup, basically need to know if users can route to the internet without authenticaion.

Besides that, once you setup different SSIDs' you should be able to configure them to allow access to LAN or WAN inside the setup menu.
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patrickhchAuthor Commented:
Yes users can access the internet without authenication. Currently if someone plugs into a jack they are given an ip through our dhcp and can access the internet.
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naykamCommented:
So what is the current difference between private and public on a networking / security level?
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patrickhchAuthor Commented:
The public have no access to network drives. I would like to also deny public workstations from internal sites as well.
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naykamCommented:
Like mentioned earlier, cant you just enable VAP and configure them to a different SSID
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patrickhchAuthor Commented:
I am out of the office now, but I will try it tomorrow and post back.
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digitapCommented:
glad i could help and thanks for the points!
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patrickhchAuthor Commented:
I have the vlan setup on my 3060, but I cannot access the internet or ping the gateway (which has the same ip scheme as my lan).  What am I missing.  i allowed all the rules, but still no luck.  I can ipconfig a notebook on the corporate and it gives me the dhcp settings i setup on the firewall
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patrickhchAuthor Commented:
additionally the neither one of the vlans can connect to the lan sites I need
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digitapCommented:
So, you configured the VAPs to have the same IP network as your LAN?  I think you'll have better luck giving them different IP networks from your LAN.
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patrickhchAuthor Commented:
No not quite...this sonicwall was installed (before I worked here) into a prexisting network.  The installer set it up in transparent mode where the lan and wan are on the same scheme.  i setup the two wireless vlans each on different schemes.  I can access/ping the firewall on the vlans, but nothing else, no gateway and no lan....
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digitapCommented:
Have you checked the firewall rules?  WLAN > LAN and LAN > WLAN?
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