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I would like one password to enable full access to a network, shared computers, NAS's etc. And then another password that just is able to see shared computers. And then maybe another one (i know most routers have this) a guest password that just enables the internet, and nothing else.

thoughts?

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As you know, even consumer products like the Apple AirPort Express base station can provide a main network with access to everything, including "internal" resources like printers and NASes and shared computers, plus a "guest network" that only has access to the Internet.

The thing that's really unique about your request is this "in-between" network you want, that has some, limited access to internal resources. I wouldn't be surprised if one of the Linux-based aftermarket firmware distros like DD-WRT, OpenWRT, Tomato, etc. could do what you want. You'd want to find one that supports publishing multiple SSIDs, each on a separate VLAN. Then you could configure routing between those VLANs, moderated by firewall rules that decide which devices and services are reachable from which VLAN.

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While I'm also sure DD-WRT can do this (with 2 SSID's, not sure about 3), I haven't actually tried it myself. Anyway, here's a write up to get you started. –  hyperslug Jul 7 '10 at 0:32

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