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Aerohive How To: Create a Firewalled and NATed Separate Network

Suppose you want to create a separate wireless network for guests or so that employees may access the Internet with their personal devices. Devices on this separate network should only be able to access the Internet and not be able to access any internal resources. I have not seen this documented anywhere, so I am going to share. There are several steps, but the process is relatively painless.

Start by creating a New VLAN under Configuration > Advanced > Network Objects > VLANs. Choose a VLAN numeral that is not being used. I chose 42.

Now let’s create a New DHCP server ...

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Aerohive Networks Wireless Review

Aerohive Networks Wireless Review

Writing just a bit of potentially valuable content is better than not writing at all, right? I would like to spend tons of time writing a comprehensive review about Aerohive because… well... they rock! Unfortunately (fortunately?), I am strapped for time so this will be short and sweet.

I ran into the Aerohive booth at HIMMS 2011 and I was immediately impressed with their products. Not only do the wireless access points look cool, but their approach to wireless networking is unique and effective. Aerohive uses a controller-less architecture which helps to reduce the costs and complexities of large enterprise ...

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