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#237799 18-Jun-2018 17:19
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What do you guys recommend for a decent modem that will allow me to split one connection into two - business is in the hospitality area so one side will be for staff and the other guest :)


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chevrolux
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  #2039954 18-Jun-2018 18:18
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Considering you need to ask the question, the Unifi platform would be pretty hard to go past.

 

Grab a Unifi USG + Unifi AP-AC + Cloud Key

 

The Cloud Key runs the Unifi server for you, and then from there you can set up a safe guest network with very little knowledge.

 

Just make sure you actually test the isolation between guests and the main LAN network after set up.


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  #2040923 20-Jun-2018 10:49
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You could also go the OpenMesh route... similar product but the webGUI is free and you set it all up in the GUI... 4 x SSIDs with provision for connecting to the LAN (great for the staff side where they say share a printer or storage, etc) and complete isolation for individual users on the other SSIDs, including speed control, etc.

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/search/filter/networking/access_points?sf=open+mesh


 
 
 
 


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  #2040929 20-Jun-2018 11:00
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Either the Edgerouter line (if you're prepared to learn) or the Ubiquiti UniFi + UniFi Switch + UniFi Access Points.

 

Very easy to set up a guest network with UniFi gear.





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  #2041267 20-Jun-2018 17:58
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Just to clarify on this

 

We currently have a wifi system in place however I was wanting to know modem recommendations as currently we have a modem before the "network"





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  #2041272 20-Jun-2018 18:03
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michaelmurfy:

 

Either the Edgerouter line (if you're prepared to learn) or the Ubiquiti UniFi + UniFi Switch + UniFi Access Points.

 

Very easy to set up a guest network with UniFi gear.

 

 

 

 

+1 for the Edgerouter line, specifically the ERLite... I'd never used one before, and after an evening reading a couple of threads here, set one up very quickly and it is bulletproof.. WAN in one port, LAN port for the business side and LAN port for the rest... too easy.


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  #2041292 20-Jun-2018 18:31
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JZM:

 

Just to clarify on this

 

We currently have a wifi system in place however I was wanting to know modem recommendations as currently we have a modem before the "network"

 

 

What type of internet are you getting at the moment? ADSL? UFB?

 

And normally the router part is the part where you do all the VLANs and rules etc.





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  #2041294 20-Jun-2018 18:41
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UFB :)

 

 

 

Understand the VLAN 120% now so thats sorted 





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  #2041297 20-Jun-2018 18:53
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sonyxperiageek:

 

JZM:

 

Just to clarify on this

 

We currently have a wifi system in place however I was wanting to know modem recommendations as currently we have a modem before the "network"

 

 

What type of internet are you getting at the moment? ADSL? UFB?

 

And normally the router part is the part where you do all the VLANs and rules etc.

 

 

You would also want access points you can trunk VLANs too, and assign SSID's to those VLANs, and have the AP do the un-tagging.


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  #2041307 20-Jun-2018 19:26
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JZM:

 

UFB :)

 

 

 

Understand the VLAN 120% now so thats sorted 

 

 

No "modem" with UFB. ONT connects to router.


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