Vlans and Firewall

Posted on 2011-04-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have wireless access point that support Vlans.
I have setup 2 Vlans for separate networks.
I connect the Access point to the switch and the switch to my firewall for internet access.
What kind of configuration do I need on the ports that connect the switch/firewall/access points?
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Question by:ie0
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    If they are supporting multiple vlans, then the connections need to be trunked.  Beyond that basic part, we would need to know the make/models of the equipment.
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    Cisco speak :
    Trunk to access point with native vlan being the vlan you use to administer your L2 devices.
    BVI from the AP in this VLAN.

    If you have the routing / vlans defined on the firewall, you'll also need to have a trunk to the router.
    If it's a Layer 3 switch that handles the vlans and routing, you won't need that.

    Basicly the same as said by eeRoot, without knowing more about the setup / device types this is as far as I can go.

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