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Adding Wifi Network to an Already Secured Network

By heddoc33
Dec 25, 2008
  1. Sorry if this has already been discussed. Couldn't find on a search.

    I have a small secured network in my office with a modem/router networking three computers wirelessly. I would like to add another router that would allow clients in the waiting room of my office to have internet access. Could you assist me in a setup or map? I already have a wireless Linksys router available to use as the second router.

    Thank You
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,958   +587

    Are those in the waiting room to be allowed into OR forbidden access to your Lan systems?

    You already have
    Code:
    modem---router----your.lan.systems
    to Isolate the W.R from your lan, connect
    Code:
    modem---router----your.lan.systems (assumed 192.168.1.x or 0.x)
                  |
                  +---new router (new channel+ssid+no encryption)
                        set LAN addresses and DHCP for 192.168.10.x
    
    add firewall rule to ALL your existing LAN systems to deny src address range=192.168.10.0 thru 10.255
     
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