Does AP need to follow WLC upgrade and get the intermediate release? Or will the Access Points survive if it skips the intermediate release? The release notes says yes – “When you upgrade Cisco WLC to an intermediate release, wait until all the APs that are associated with Cisco WLC are upgraded to the intermediate […]
July 2017 2012R2 patch breaks 802.1X-authentication
Authentication failed due to a user credentials mismatch. Either the user name provided does not map to an existing user account or the password was incorrect
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.
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 […]
The issue at hand was simply that the wireless clients were unable to connect to a 802.1X-enabled wireless network. The clients were authentication themselves to a Microsoft Windows 2003 IAS-server and there had been some work with the certificates prior to this so it was most likely related to the certificates. First off I was […]
Ever asked yourself the question: How do I find out what switch and switchport my Cisco access point is connected to? Have you dreaded the awful task of checking configuration, ARP- and MAC-tables as well as CDP-information of several switches? Does the switches support CDP? Then there is really no problem! =)