So I have a dumb switch connected to my 8devices Jalapeno and one of those devices is the TP-Link EAP245 v3, which has a feature called Wireless VLAN, my assumption is looking for this is to match a tag I would set on my router.
So my config I have for the new device is as follows:
config interface 'IDIoT'
option type 'bridge'
option ifname 'eth0.107'
option proto 'static'
option ipaddr '10.0.107.1'
option netmask '255.255.255.0'
option ip6assign '64'
However in testing I have Wireless VLAN set to 107 on the AP and through the eth I have it set to 107, but I am unable to get a IP address when I connect, also I have put this under the lan firewall rules and enabled DHCP for this device.
Here is a screenshot of the setting in my tp link controller software.
Any thoughts on what I am missing?
I've not tried the Wireless VLAN option on my EAP245, but I suspect that sticking a dumb switch between the router and the EAP isn't going to work out. Have you tried connecting them directly?
I think a smart switch will pass the vlan tags from what I am reading, I think I will just go with this switch to test. I need the PoE anyways since I do not want to use the injector anymore when we move.
I have the non-PoE version of that switch and it supports VLANs just fine.
I just wanted to reply to this as I found some other solutions but not openwrt related.
I have a opnsense install I spun up and did a vlan of the number I wanted and connected to my wireless with wireless vlan set also and this is working through my current switch.
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