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Start by transfering new code to the Wireless LAN Controller. Initiate predownloading by doing the following. Basically you’re setting the new SW as backup, and telling the APs to download the new SW, before setting the backup SW as primary.
This will force authenticating clients to use DHCP. If clients are configured with a static IP address, they are not allowed to authenticate to the SSID.
I have been doing a lot of Aeroscout RTLS lately. For testing purposes I’ve configured an Autonomous AP, for use with local installation of Aeroscout Location Engine.
I just had the experience of upgrading a 3850 switch stack. This type of switch has a USB interface which allows for easy(read: faster!) file copying.
This is how to set up a Cisco 2702I AP in Autonomous mode. The 2702i AP (and others) have two radios, namely Dot11Radio0 and Dot11Radio1, where the former is 2.4 GHz radio and the latter is 5 GHz.
The Mobility Express APs from Cisco run a type of software, which also contains an onboard Wireless LAN Controller. Contrary to most standalone WLCs from Cisco (2504, 3504, 5520, and so on), the Mobility Express controller GUI is simpler and … Continue reading
The other day I was tasked with troubleshooting a Cisco 819G 4G router, as the customer was getting poor signal at its location. Being a newbie in the world of Network Engineering, I had never worked with one before. So … Continue reading
When preparing switches or Labbing, I’ve often found myself searching for configuration examples on configuring DHCP servers on Cisco IOS switches.