Is this even possible?

Hi everyone, I want a router with OpenWrt and OpenVPN as a NAT.

After reading the docs, putting my ISP modem in bridge mode seems like the best option for speed and latency.

Two scenarios:

1.) OpenWrt Router broadcasts two wifi access points, one over clearnet and the other through VPN. LAN should be through VPN too.

2.) OpenWrt Router has only one wifi access point that is over clearnet and LAN goes through VPN.

I checked Dualband Routers who can set up two wifi access points, but is this still possible with only one via VPN, including LAN?

Kind Regards

You usually can have multiple SSIDs over both wireless bands, i.e 2,4 and 5GHz
It is up to you how will you split them to divert traffic towards a VPN instead of the ISP.

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Hi thanks for the reply.

But how do you set up the routes of the VPN so that only one access point goes over the VPN and the other can simultaneously broadcast over clearnet?

I have hearf of many people having issues where only one access point would have a connection. And LAN going through the VPN at the same time seems almost impossible,

You need to do Policy Based Routing and you have 3 options:

  1. mwan3 package
  2. pbr package
  3. a set of rules/routes for each internet connection.