Can common routers create guest network in bridge mode?


macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Aug 2, 2010
Greatest Country on Earth
So I've been using AirPorts for almost 10 years now, so I'm not up to date with features and whatnot of other current routers on the market. My network is pretty much:
1) Gateway - IP passthrough enabled
2) AirPort Extreme - handles DHCP and NAT, no wireless
3) Gigabit switch
4) AirPort Time Capsule - handles wireless (in bridge mode, obviously)
Apparently (and according to Apple's documentation), I'm not allowed to set up a guest network on the TC since it's in bridge mode. Now, I'm not at all a network engineer, but that sounds pretty lame. Does anyone know if common routers out there today that are roughly on-par with the latest AirPorts can handle this feature, or if I've missed an obvious workaround? Thanks.

Just ftr, I tried enabling a guest network anyway (which presents no warnings, mind you) and no clients can connect to it. So there's that.
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