MAC's vs PC's Bridge mode
I have an existing wired/wireless network in my home (I’ll call it X) that I need to keep connected for various reasons. I recently purchased a gen 2 Eero set and set up the gateway and 2 beacons. (Let’s call the network Y) Everting worked fine on my various MAC’s but my PC’s would either not connect to the Internet or cut in and out. In addition, I wanted to control some hardware on the X network from the Y Eero network. So, I put the Eero in bridge mode. Then, all of my PC’s worked great and I could control the X from the Y, but none of my MAC’s could get online. They connected to the X or Y network, but could not get on the Internet.
This forum suggested I reserve the I.P. address on each of the MAC so I did. I rebooted everything, but it didn’t help. Just to be sure, I took the network out of bridge mode and as I expected, the MAC’s worked fine. What can I do to bridge the networks and get the MAC’s to operate correctly on the Y network?
By the way, iPhones seem to work fine in bridge mode.
Thanks in advance.
Have you double checked that your Macs are setup to get DNS from DHCP? Kinda sounds like maybe you set manual DNS on those machines, before introducing eero.
Also, there’s a lot of variables in this situation because of not understanding how your X network is setup. Talking to eero support would probably be your best option because they can do more in-depth troubleshooting and see what might be going on.