Extend guest VLAN to remote offices

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I have several sites set up with MPLS connections back to our corporate office.  I have deployed aerohive 230's with two SSIDs (employee and guest).  All sites come back to corp for internet access. I have different VLANs and subnets at each site.  I have the employee SSID working fine at each site, and now would like to setup guest access at the remote sites.

I would like some guidance.  can I extend the guest VLAN to the other sites, or should I create a new VLAN at each location?  And from reading other questions here I read that I can set up a layer 2 or 3 VPN connection for this.  can I use that over the MPLS to extend the guest or route the new VLANs for each site back to the corporate office for internet access.
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Paul Specht

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We're using GRE tunneling, using the same guest vlan, and WPA2. The client authenticates, is placed on the guest vlan, then traverses the tunnel into a dmz.   
I have run into an issue when attempting to use a self registration CWP. Once the client is placed in the DMZ, it can't get back to the mgt interface of the CWP AP for the remaining authentication unless I open ports on a firewall.