2 lan port conflicts

March 3, 2011 at 00:32:55
Specs: Windows XP
I have 2 pcs on a network and one of the pcs control my epos tills. we are trying to set up wifi using the second lan port on the pc but everytime we use the epos system to update the tills the wifi is stopping.

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March 3, 2011 at 07:10:07
Why on Earth would you want to connect a WiFi to your Point of Sale systems. Don't you watch the news and how Gas stations got robbed because they use WiFi on their pumps? If you hook WiFi to your POS systems and they broadcast Credit Card info over the air waves all some one has to do is capture that information and decrypt it later to get the info they want. Always use wires in POS systems.

With that Warning, are you just simply wanting to setup WiFi for an Internet Cafe? If so the best way is to get a programmable switch that supports VLANs. Hook the switch to you router and setup two separate VLANs so that the WiFi guys can not see the POS systems, only the internet.

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March 3, 2011 at 23:15:07

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