Linksys WAP54G Access Point after Sonic Wall
Ran into another issue to see if you could help. You did a great job last time and got me up and running.
We have a SOHO Sonic Wall , I wanted to put a Linksys WAP54G Access Point after the Sonic Wall so
we can run our Tablet's. I believe that I would just come out of the back of the Linksys and into one of
the X0 ports on the back of the Sonic Wall. Just can't find a how to guide on how to config it once its
plugged in. The back of the Access Point just has a 1 WAN or LAN( can't remember which one, since I
am not at work) Hope you can help.
I am guessing that you are trying to deploy this Linksys device as an access point behind the firewall. You should connect the WAN port of the Linksys device to either the switch connected on X0, X0 directly or any portshielded port to X0.
If you would like to have the wireless devices on a separate network, you can connect to a separate port of the firewall and assign static IP to that interface.
Also, it depends how the Linksys device is configured based on which the wireless devices will either get an IP from the SonicWall or Linksys itself. That is completely up to you.
Also, I will be moving this to Entry level firewalls category for better results.
Hope you are safe and good.
As per your description, its obvious that you want to run "Linksys WAP54G Access Point" behind SonicWall for wireless access for Tablet's. You can follow the suggestions as prescribed by @shiprasahu93. The WAN port on the AP to network switch or SonicWall firewall port directly. The LAN port on the AP should be used for managing the AP I believe and it may be vendor specific.
If you are using Sonicpoints in accordance with SonicWall, we would need few specific configuration on the SonicWall firewall. Since you are deploying a 3rd party (Linksys WAP54G Access Point) AP, the firewall is going to treat it as a network device like router, switch, PC or Laptop. For instance, when you connect a PC to the firewall directly we don't require any configuration other than the basic interface configuration on the firewall and same logic is followed for this 3rd party AP deployment.
Hope this helps.5
Hi @Setman ,
As mentioned by Shipra, you can have the wireless devices on a separate network or same network as LAN.
If it is on different network then you would be able to configure different policies for the wireless clients that may not required for the devices on LAN zone also you can control the traffic from wireless to the LAN network.5