I am in the process of offloading SQM and other Layer 3 services from my Linksys router to an x86 box, leaving the Linksys device just acting as a managed switch and AP. The x86 device will act as router and firewall and also provide DHCP. There will be two VLANS extended onto the Linksys switch/AP, one for regular LAN '101', one for Guest Wifi '102'.
To setup the VLANs I have followed the instructions here: https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/network/vlan/extend_router_ports_managed_switch This is fairly straight-forward.
I have a few questions I hope you can help with however:
How do I attach the wireless interfaces on the Linksys to the VLANs? Do I create software bridges to do this? (i.e. create a 'LAN' bridge with the Wireless interface and the 101 VLAN interface, and a 'Guest' bridge with the Guest wireless and 102 VLAN interface? Is that all that is required?
How do I completely disable the firewall on the Linksys device? Apart from the bridging of the Wireless connections I want this device to be essentially be a dumb device, not filtering any traffic.
If I want to maintain a single LAN port on the Linksys device for direct Luci/SSH access in case of fudged VLAN config (static IP and DHCP) how do I configure this interface? Do I just create an interface and attach it to the port directly with no VLAN (i.e. eth0.5)?
Thanks in advance!