Sep 072011

If you have a switch, access point or other piece of network hardware that supports 802.1q VLAN tagging, and you’d like to your FreeBSD system to recognize them, it’s a pretty straight-forward configuration.  I’ll use examples from my network to illustrate.  My goal in this case, which I may write about in a separate post, was to create two segmented wifi networks – one for my main network and one for guests to connect to.  I wanted the guest network to have access to the internet, but not to any of my other systems on the network.

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