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Can a device on the guest wifi see the router's SMB share?

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by JaimeZX, May 24, 2019.

  1. JaimeZX

    JaimeZX Senior Member

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    I can obviously ping the gateway from any device, but regardless of whether I turn on "guest" access to the share (or use username/pw), or try it with FTP, I don't seem to be able to make any device on the guest SSIDs see the SMB share. Am I missing anything here? :)
     
  2. FreshJR

    FreshJR Very Senior Member

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    I would hope it’s isolated from the SMB share if you have the guest network isolated.

    Test and find out.
     
  3. JaimeZX

    JaimeZX Senior Member

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    Well I haven't been able to make it work so far. Trying to figure out how I can make one folder in the Share viewable (read-only) to any device. Thoughts?
     
  4. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    As @FreshJR pointed out, this is the way it's meant to work if you have disabled intranet access for the guest network (the Samba shares are on the intranet).
     
  5. JaimeZX

    JaimeZX Senior Member

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    Ha! That was it! Cool. I don't USUALLY want guest devices to have access... but sometimes...