Guest WLAN based on the SOHO router
Trusted WLAN based on the hardware access point
Trusted WLAN based on the software access point
Each technique has its own characteristics (advantages and disadvantages) and provides a number of choices. We will cover all three options.
As our guest WLAN is based on a SOHO router, we will discuss both wired and wireless configurations here to build a guest WLAN and provide Internet access (external network) for the whole lab network.
All modern SOHO routers (like ASUS, Linksys, and D-Link) provide pretty much the same capabilities and configuration options and modes regardless of the model. Therefore, we are not going to provide step-by-step instructions on where to click and what to type in the web interface of a certain router model (especially because...