I'm working on trying to segment my network into VLANs with the purple and have a few questions I'm hoping you can help with. I have a Manged 5 port POE Netgear switch and an AP that supports VLAN tagging. I've set up the VLANs I want onto the Purple and its setup in router mode. The intent is to have a few SSIDs on the AP that then join the devices attached to it to a specific VLAN network. I can get the VLANs working fine with hardwired connections but the WIFI devices aren't getting assigned to the right VLANs. I suspect I have something configured incorrectly so I have a few questions hopefully someone can point me in the right direction.
Anyway here's how it's setup -
Local Network (192.168.0.x)
DSL Modem (x.1) > Firewalla Purple (WAN x.3)
Firewalla LAN Network (192.168.125.x)
- VLAN Network 1 (192.168.120.x) VLAN ID 120 - For home devices
- VLAN Network 2 (192.168.150.x) VLAN ID 150 - For IoT devices
- VLAN Network 3 (192.168.195.x) VLAN ID 195 - For work devices
Firewalla Purple (LAN) > Negear POE Switch (Port 5 - Trunk)
Netgear AP > (Port 1 - Access - VLAN 120)
Wired Computers > (Ports 2-4 Access VLAN 120 & 195 depending on what's plugged in)
All VLANs are set on the switch and VLANs work fine on the wired connections. I did setup a basic 802.1Q but I believe I need to go Advanced to allow PVID and tag multiple VLANs from the AP port.
Currently, all the devices on the WAP regardless of the SSID are assigned IPs on the 120 VLAN. If I set the WAP SSIDs to any VLAN other than 120 they can't get an IP from the Purple.
Question one -
Should I assign the POE and AP static IPs on the Purple's LAN network? I would assume this would be the correct way to set them. Right now I have them set statically to the VLAN 1 network but I think that's incorrect.
Question two -
Since the switch and AP support VLAN 802.1Q should I set port 1 on the switch to a Trunk port since it needs to handle multiple VLANs based on the SSIDs coming from the AP?
Question three -
This relates some to the first question but on the Firewalla do I need to create a Management VLAN network? or should it work fine with the LAN network? Both the AP and the switch have management VLAN set to VLAN 1
For reference, I have a Netgear GS305EP managed switch and a Netgear WAX620 AP.
Anyway, I think I have it mostly figured out, but wanted to clarify the above 3 questions.
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