Good afternoon Firewalla Community Members. I have an odd setup and wanted to get your opinion on how this would work, and any suggestions. Here is the current setup before adding in a Firewalla Gold.
Starlink -> Router (A) -> TP-Link Pharos Dish (Router B)
That dish (Router B) is the "Router" for two different Antenna's
A1 = Barn
A2 = House
Router (A) serves as the Main Router that Starlink is connected to and has its own subnet and clients it serves. Router B (TP-Link Antenna) is the Router that serves A1 and A2. But A1 and A2 are on the Same Subnet and communicate back and forth via Router B. I would like to put the Firewalla in place at A2 that will serve as the router for Sites A1 & A2 but still need to access both....
I know the ideal location for the Firewalla would be in place before Router B .... but I'm not sure that will be possible. Another reason for wanting it at site A2 is there is a long Cat6 cable that runs between the house and barn (but because the distance between the two is beyond the length a Cat6 should run without a switch/repeater in-between, the connection degrades to a 10/100. This cable stays unconnected unless antenna A2 goes down, it can be manually plugged in to regain access to the internet via A1) I would like to potentially use site A1 as the gateway for the devices at site A2 if the A2 antenna goes down (like a failover).
Here is a (basic) diagram of the current setup
What are your thoughts? Will placing the Firewalla at site A2 work? Or should I give up and attempt to push and have it before Router B?
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