router suggestion

i need a router suggestion.
they need to be vpn capable and have wireless.  the wireless clients that connect to this router need to not be able to access the cabled network.
kinda like the wireless is for outside agenices to come in and use our internet without having access to my lan.  sorta like a vlan
any suggestions
cheap is good.... these are for small branch offices
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ZShaverConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The WHR-HP-G300N from buffalo is a $50 Wireless N router that comes standard with DD-WRT which has built in VPN server, QoS capabilities, and more.

You can also enable  "AP Isolation" which creates a seperate virtual network for each wireless client preventing access to your network and to each other.
Gary CaseConnect With a Mentor RetiredCommented:
Any of the current E series Linksys routers would work fine for this -- and they all support "Guest" mode, which allows wireless users to connect for internet access only -- with no access to the internal network (neither wired clients nor other wireless clients).

The E1200 is a good choice -- you don't need the added features of the higher model #s -- and can be purchased for ~ $50.      Cisco/Linksys occasionally has refurbished units available for $30 here:

A new one is $50 at Newegg:
jamesmetcalf74Author Commented:
i need vpn capabilities that are from branch office to headquarters office.  not really the pptp server type deal.
like ike or ipsec..........sorry for the bad first description
ZShaverConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I mainly suggested getting the DD-WRT device because it is pretty scalable and configurable as it is based on linux and there is a huge community of support for DD-WRT.
DD-WRT started as a custom firmware for the Linksys WRT54G but it quickly became adopted for other models of routers, and is now being included by some manufacturers. It is based on linux, and supports many features of enterprise-class devices that cost much more.

The Buffalo WHR-HP-G300N has DD-WRT as stock firmware.

When your Router is out of warranty you will still be able to get support from the DD-WRT community whereas Linksys won't help you.
ZShaverConnect With a Mentor Commented:
you can do site-to-site routing and the such with open vpn and dd-wrt as a more secure alternative, but i dont think DD-WRT supports ike or ipsec at the moment
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