Need a separate subnet for access point

Posted on 2011-04-28
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi experts - I have a small network running a subnet  I need to set up a network for guests that should be separate from the main network so the guests cannot snoop around.  Security is a concern but it does not need to be like fort knox.

I have a smal dlink access point.  Dhcp and dns c comes from a windows server and it connects to the internet with a router-default gateway is

Is what I am trying to do possible?...I am hoping I can set up a different subnet like
Question by:martinmcginley
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    Expert Comment

    my draytek can do this its probably your router has not got that in it you need a more technical router
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    Accepted Solution

    You can't do it with hardware you have.  You need a switch that you can create VLAN's with.  That'd be the most secure way.

    But, if you want, you can use DDWRT to flash your current routers firmware.  It can create separate guest networks, wireless and wired.

    Author Closing Comment

    ok - at least i do not need to waste any time playing around wit it.  I

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