Configuring SonicPoints on SonicWall NSA with Netgear switches
Posted on 2014-03-20
My goal is to plug multiple SonicPoints into my network of Netgear ProSafe switches and allow access to the LAN for employees and then access to the Internet for guests. I believe I am close to getting this working since when I plug a SonicPoint directly into X2 of the SonicWall, the SonicPoint comes up, offers the two SSIDs, and allows me to connect and surf.
My issue is placing the Netgear switches into the equation. It seems that I lose DHCP on one of the networks when I try different VLAN options. The SonicWall is configured with X0 and X2 bridged together. X0 is the LAN, X2 WLAN, and I have a VLAN 10 on X2:V10. Right now I have DHCP coming from the SonicWall for both virtual access points.
Can somebody tell me the correct way to set the VLAN settings to make this work? Do I need to have X0 plugged into the switch since the SonicPoint seems to work fine plugged directly into X2? If I plug X0 and X2 into the switch, won't it create a loop?
Thanks for any assistance.