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802.1Q VLAN Trunking

In addition to the ability to add multiple SSIDs and assign VLANs to each, 802.1Q trunking for these vlans would be required to allow the EERO to tag traffic that is being sent out. 

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  • Please add this feature, it is wise for those savvy enough to use it and can be left disabled for those that don’t want to. 

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  • Please update this thread on Eero's timeline for this important security feature.  This has become a huge issue for IoT and best practice security.

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  • Its been three years, you really think they will implement this?  The target market is not us or anyone who actually cares enough to learn about proper networking.  Eero is the Apple of WiFi, and I dont mean that in a positive way.  Plug it in, trust us, its magic.  Somehow modifying DNS is an advanced feature, what a joke.

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  • Finally had enough, I have an an Eero Pro and the Beacon around 6 months old that I am getting rid of for Ubiquity, any takers?  Hit me up at zman442 at gmail dot com.

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  • Oh wow I just just looking for them it can’t be coincidence. 

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      • zman442
      • zman442
      • 2 mths ago
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      depocu Dont get me wrong, I have been using them happily for about 6 months.  The app is great for turning off the kids internet for dinner, bedtime and homework.  They are rock solid stable and fast with amazing coverage, 2800 sqft house and everything gets full speed regardless of channel and all the wireless smog of my neighbors wifi routers with just the Pro unit and Beacon.

      I am building out my lab for my network certifications and really wanted to keep these but I need something with VLAN support.  I have them on eBay if anyone is interested;

      https://www.ebay.com/itm/153961828029#viTabs_0

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  • As a security professional this is a deal breaker. I just bought the 3 pro set up and I think I’ll be returning it. The ability to support multiple networks beyond primary guest is a basic security feature today, remarkable they have missed the mark here. 

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      • Phatfred
      • Phatfred
      • 1 mth ago
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      Phatfred  To add, there are several Mesh AP systems out there that will do this already in the same price range.  I unless I hear that its in pipeline soon I will likely be returning this and switching to Ubiquity. 

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      • zman442
      • zman442
      • 1 mth ago
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      Phatfred I recently sold me eero mesh system and upgraded to Ubiquiti, one nanoHD AP provided coverage to my whole house whereas before I needed two eero APs in a mesh.  I upgraded my whole house to managed switches, POE and ONE nonHD AP under my stairs and I get everything needed for fantastic wireless, VLANs, QoS, guest access, DHCP relays without the needed to use my phone to setup anything.  I always hated needing to use my phone, which I literally only touch when I leave the house, to setup and manage my HOME network and the feedback in other eero forums that somehow, magically, controlling my home router from the internet over an exposed API, is more secure than managing from an internal only network that cannot be accessed from outside the home unless I actually choose to use the cloud version.

      Ill say this again, eero is the Apple of wireless networking, dumb it down, make it stable, remove functionality and convince people that you dont need the features you think you actually need THEN implement minuscule changes, create your own naming convention, attempt to establish your own standard and announce to the world how great it is when you turn features back on that other systems have had for years behind some ridiculous name change.

      Granted, there is a large segment of the population that eero will work for just fine but for those who understand networking and security eero just does not fit.

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  • Adding this would really put it over the top into amazing territory. Or at least adding support for a DMZ.

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  • I have loved the performance and stability of my Eero’s, but the lack of company response on this topic (SSIDs, VLANs and VLAN trunking) has been really disappointing.  I unfortunately will have to dismantle this reliable (5 eero) WLAN and migrate to Ubiquiti or some other option with mature security features.

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      • eraser1320
      • 7 days ago
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      mike I feel you, but I run pfsense behind it. As soon as they add these features I'd likely drop it and only use the eero.

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