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[Wireless Router] How to setup Guest Network Pro (SDN) across AiMesh and managed switch?

  1. Check your device, this FAQ is for ExpertWiFi series or selected models with Guest network pro feature
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  2. Make sure your switch is a managed switch(L2 switch) supports VLAN.
  3. In this example, we will create two SDNs, VLAN 52 as a VPN WiFi, VLAN 53 as a Guest portal.
  4. In this example, we target to setup port 1 as VLAN 52, port 2 as VLAN 53 on all AiMesh Router/Node and switch. Switch LAN port 3 as a management port to access AiMesh management GUI. 
  5. AiMesh node connect to AiMesh router via Ethernet backhaul.     


Connection settings:
  1. AiMesh router LAN 3 connect to switch port 5.
  2. Switch port 4 connect to AiMesh node WAN port.


AiMesh router/Node VLAN settings:
  1. Port 1: Select target SDN(VLAN 52), access mode.
  2. Port 2: Select target SDN(VLAN 53), access mode.
  3. Port 3: Use “All(Default)” mode.


Switch settings:
  port 1: untag 52
  port 2: untag 53
  port 3: untag 1
  port 4, 5: untag 1, tag 52, 53


AiMesh node settings:
  1. Select the node
  2. Select management
  3. Set backhaul connection priority to 1G WAN(or 2.5G WAN) first.

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‎01-29-2024 05:57 PM
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