Using router as managed switch


I have an edgerouter x as main router with openwrt and is working fine so far. But I got another old router with openwrt. But I was wondering if I can use this old router (linksys ea6500) as managed switch. My idea is to have vlans and start playing testing the vlans to separate networking for my IoT devices, guest and family.

Is this possible?

Yes it is - it's done quite often.

You can browse to Network> Switch if you have a non-DSA device and simply set the tags/untagged on each port.

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