2 home networks I want to manage as one
I have a situation where one Internet Service Provider (ISP) sells me 200 MBps service (Spectrum) with a Cable Modem box (One cable jack & one (1) 1 Ethernet output port) connected to a WiFi Router (w 1 Ethernet WAN port & 4 network LAN ports).
The 2nd ISP (Verizon) provides 45MBPS in a single box to plug in (no network ports). It connects to their 5G network and it has no Ethernet ports but it does have Wi-Fi to connect to back-end users. They’re setup as Network1 and Network 2 and I have to swap between them if one network or the other goes down (which happens occasionally). Plus I have a network printer that has to be reset to the “other” network when a prolonged outage occurs.
Can I use Firewalla Gold to connect the two so users can connect to a one wireless network and if either Network1 or Network2 go down they will still operate over the remaining network?
How would I set that up?
I think I need/want the Firewalla Gold … but will I need the Wireless stick too?
Thanks for any help.
I have a very similar setup, yes you can do this, yes you need the gold with the Wi-Fi adapter. You can configure Comcast as the primary network, and Verizon as the secondary and then you can configure the secondary network as a failover so it will only be used if the primary fails. Just a heads up, but there is definitely a slight down time when the networks failover, nothing too bad but streaming services and such will usually buffer.
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