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setting up Wifi for a business quick few questions

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Alright so basically here is the situation.
My family wants to set up a free to use wifi for a small business for its customers.

Right now we have cable coming in and going to a comcast router/modem and then going to a small switch. Pretty simple network.

What we want to do is plug a wireless router into the comcast router to provide wireless internet.

That should be fairly simple. However, we want to make sure that no one can go past the wireless router into our main network.

Can anyone lay out some basic info to prevent this and specific settings i should be looking for/precautions to take.
It will be a linksys router.

Thanks and rep for help
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The most secure way is to branch a new wifi router it off of a router or your existing wifi router, and put a HARDWARE firewall between them. This way you are guaranteed to have no intruders.

Here is a link to some great deals on wifi routers, so you can get both, and spend about the same (under $100 total)

http://forums.slickdeals.net/showthr...readid=1075454
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...322&lid=680416

Then you dont have to be an it expert to set it up
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Well we already have a spare wireless router from linksys ><
Kinda want do this on the free lol
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FYI,

Quote:
7. Use Of Services

You agree that the Services and the Comcast Equipment will be used only by you and the members of your immediate household living with you at the same address and only for personal, residential, non-commercial purposes, unless otherwise specifically authorized by us in writing. You will not use the Comcast Equipment at any time at an address other than the Premises without our prior written authorization. You agree and represent that you will not resell or permit another to resell the Services in whole or in part.

....

http://www.comcast.net/terms/subscriber/
BTW, what linksys router is it? check out CoovaAP

http://coova.org/wiki/index.php/CoovaAP

remember, one home-grade AP will only support 10~14 users, depending on load and type of use.
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Its a business plan so might be different, thank you for bringing that to my attention though.. Might get me out of having to do this

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