Firewalla Gold Tutorial: Google Wifi or Nest Wifi Mesh network with Gold (Beta)

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    Michael Stump

    Disappointing that some of the advice from firewalla is to not use Google Nest WiFi. My entire home network has been running on this solution for over a year without issue. Until there's a true solution for this problem, my firewalla gold is sitting on my desk collecting dust.

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    Firewalla

    @Michael, the problem with Google / Nest Wifi is, it does NOT do access point or bridge mode when in mesh, this is a limitation on the google side. It has nothing to do with Firewalla. All the major mesh (orbi, eero, velop ... ) have true bridge/AP mode when in a mesh. Google is the only one that supports bridge only on one unit, not a mesh.

    What you see here is just a way for us to get around that problem, until google starts to support bridge mode in mesh. Feel free to post to their forums and may be they listen to customers like we do :)

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