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Thanks guys

On Wed, 3 Oct 2018, 08:38 Alex Monaghan ha@xxxxxxx [ukha_d], <
ukha_d@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>
>
> When the kids were younger, I had a router with 4 SSID's and each one
> could have a timer associated with it so we had a single SSID for us
and
> gave the kids their own with their own access times based on their age
an=
d
> day of week.
>
> These days I just have the 1 and make more use of the cat5 I put in
the
> house about 15 years ago.
>
> As the speeds have increased more channels overlap so you're actually
> using the same RF space so there's no real benefit to multiple SSID's
> unless you want to use these as a mechanism to direct traffic to
differen=
t
> subnets and partition the network that way. If you have a lot of
guests,
> then perhaps splitting them off from the main network may be
worthwhile.
>
> Alex
>
>
>
>
> On 03/10/18 07:22, Colin Glover colin@xxxxxxx [ukha_d] wrote=
:
>
> Do people use multiple SSID's for different purposes?  maybe 1 for HA
> devices or cameras and another for general users access and maybe
another
> for guest access?
>
> Or do people just use a single SSID for everything?
>
> Cheers
>
> Colin
>
>
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Thanks

Colin

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with it so we had a single SSID for us and gave the kids their own
with their own access times based on their age and day of week.<br>
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These days I just have the 1 and make more use of the cat5 I put
in the house about 15 years ago.<br>
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As the speeds have increased more channels overlap so you&#39;re
actually using the same RF space so there&#39;s no real benefit to
multiple SSID&#39;s unless you want to use these as a mechanism to
direct traffic to different subnets and partition the network that
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