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Topic # 113330 14-Jan-2013 01:31 Send private message

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Have a visitor who i let connect to my home network for internet access via his laptop wifi but need to block from the shared drives.

I read about the group policy but couldn't figure it out.






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  Reply # 744334 14-Jan-2013 06:18 Send private message

You need to either password protect your shared folders or give them a more secure WiFi network to connect to with no LAN access. Many routers have such a capabilityi.

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  Reply # 747437 19-Jan-2013 17:23 Send private message

Most routers have an option in the wireless settings to "isolate" the wifi from other LAN ports. Probably more secure to have network shares only available on wired LAN anyway, but at least you should be able to use the groups policy to allocate static IPs to the specific computers in the secure group (eg 192.168.1.2). You would create a second group with a separate IP range for the insecure group (eg 192.168.2.2) and the router would only allocate unknown users into the insecure group. The routers local address would be the x.x.x.1 address in each IP range or subnet.




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