Guest Network with access to Photos App

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Guest Network with access to Photos App

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I have a "weird" scenario that I'm wondering if it will work.

We have an iPad that only has access to the guest network so that it stays isolated from the rest of the network. BUT...with the new Photos App in DSM7, I would like to allow it to upload photos to the Synology which is on the main network....and isolated from the iPad.

Is there a way to only allow the photos app access from the iPad while still keeping the rest of the surfing etc isolated?

Thank you in advance.
Guy
 
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First, get rid of the UniFi 'Guest Network' feature and set your own corporate VLAN for guest/untrusted devices:

Screenshot 2021-07-22 at 15.54.15.png



Second:
Set Static ip for the iPad, then firewall rule to allow the iPad ip access to lan...
...IP of the NAS only.

I do something similar to allow my guests access to the printer/scanner on my main network but deny everything else:

Screenshot 2021-07-22 at 15.31.48.png


If you want to use more Apple-like features on the iPad that use things like mDNS / Bonjour across VLANs then you will need to have suitable rules to cover that too:

Screenshot 2021-07-22 at 15.34.02.png


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