I came across this error where access points had disconnected from the Wireless LAN Controller over the past weeks and never reconnected to the WLC. There was no evident logs in the syslog of the WLC, but when we connected to the console port of the access point, we could see the follow errors: *Oct […]
At a customers a new SAP2702I would not join the controller and was stuck in a loop of translating cisco-capwap-controller and renew its IP address. Translating “CISCO-CAPWAP-CONTROLLER”…domain server (172.16.1.120) S Loading http://devicehelper.cisco.com/ca/trustpool ! Loading http://devicehelper.cisco.com/ca/trustpool ! Loading http://devicehelper.cisco.com/ca/trustpool ! Loading http://devicehelper.cisco.com/ca/trustpool ! Not in Bound state. *Mar 1 00:03:37.059: %DHCP-6-ADDRESS_ASSIGN: Interface BVI1 assigned DHCP address […]
When trying to load an image from tftp on your computer, the lightweight AP reverts its interfaces to DHCP because it is not able to find a controller. This happen when either archive download-sw or ordinary copy tftp flash It gives off the following error CAPWAP-3-STATIC_TO_DHCP_IP: Could not discover WLC using static IP. Forcing AP […]
Can you run different software version on your wireless LAN Controllers and still use mobility anchors on your WLAN?
My first meeting with the C1532 access point tripped me somewhat. Due to the fact that this outdoor access point is mesh capable, it differs somewhat from your ordinary indoor access points.
If you ever have asked yourself the question “How can I tell if my 3650 has a stacking module installed?” or “what commands shows if there is stacking module installed“. Those questions will be addressed in this post. The short answer is: Unless the switch is already stacked with another switch and you can verify […]
Many wireless setups uses one SSID, where a range of different users are assigned different VLAN IDs depending on a number of criteria, such as department, geo-location and so forth. But when using Cisco FlexConnect, the setup is somewhat “hidden”. An example of such a setup is shown below: One of the pre-requisits for FlexConnect […]
When trying to copy something, like software, from a FTP-server, you are not able to specify source IP or interface which may be troublesome. You can however configure your router to use a specific IP/VLAN as source. cisco# configure terminal cisco(config)# ip ftp username myusername cisco(config)# ip ftp password mypassword cisco(config)# ip ftp source-interface vlan […]
Cisco has intercorperated monitoring of optical interfaces a while back, but what is relatively new is that the DOM-support is the new default mGBIC from Cisco. You can recognize the DOM-support by the model name GLC-LH-SMD and GLC-SX-MMD (Notice the D at the end). Have a look at this link to view full list of […]
You may not want to configure RANCID using yout your default privilege level 15 user when it performs backup of your Cisco ASA. Leveraging commmand authorization will enable granular control of which commands it runs. !– Allowed commands privilege cmd level 4 mode exec command more privilege cmd level 4 mode exec command dir privilege […]