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setup guess wireless network

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has an existing internet connection, and would like to setup a wireless network connection only for guests. once connnected, they can only surf the internet and can't access internal network. what are basic equipments and settings to do so?
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Do you already have a Wireless connection for internal users.

You need to have a Wireless AP that supports Multiple SSID. and If the Wireless is connected via switch, the switchport has to support trunk because you will route separate traffic using VLANs.
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by:Fred Marshall
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Here is a way to do what you want.  See the attached
Multiple-Subnets.pdf
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by:Craig Beck
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If you use a multi-port Wireless LAN controller you don't need to use VLANs.  This may be relevant to you if you use unmanaged switches in a relatively small network.

For example, the Cisco 2504 WLC can terminate internal traffic on Port1, and send Guest traffic out of Port2 directly to a separate router.  The APs tunnel all traffic to the WLC, then the WLC determines which port to send traffic out of.
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Multiple SSID's on separate VLAN's with ACL (access control lists) in place on switching infrastructure and routers to prohibit guest traffic from ever accessing standard LAN traffic.  

What model AP ,Network switches,  Internet router, do you have?
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sorry for the late reply. which routers which support multiple ssids is recommended?
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by:Miftaul
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Personally I worked on Cisco and SonicWALL, there are many APs out there which support multiple SSID.

If you have a spare AP, use that for solely for Guest SSID.

Which router are you using currently?
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sorry for late reply, thinking of using the TP-link AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router.
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thanks for the suggestions
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