I am currently using a Firewalla Purple and mainly my concern is segmenting my network. Currently I have a new Orbi 6E which supposedly supports VLANS. Orbi has wired backhaul to its satelites via an unmanaged switch. I have tried to approach this setup multiple ways.
1. Put orbi into router mode (this is only mode that allows VLANS configurations), activated its IOT wifi network, and created a vlan on orbi's port 4 (a few IOT devices are connected via ethernet) I do not think that worked.
2. Then I decided to activate firewalla purple wifi for IOT devices and created VLAN that included both Wifi and LAN1. Only three of my 20+ IOT devices would connect to it. I changed Ipv6 to Ipv4 to see if that made a difference but it did not work. I was hoping this method would work so I could just change the firewalla purple for firewalla gold to plug in ethernet IOT devices later.
~ Upon purchasing Firewalla, I was thinking it would be easy to assign devices on an individual bases segmented network but I understand that is not the case.
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