WCS WEP limitations

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Oct 15th, 2007
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I am currently in the process of migrating our AP's to LWAPP and utilizing WCS. During the "migration" I noticed that a few of our client laptops are unable to connect to the AP's. After researching this I found out that our WEP keys for two seperate VLANs are identical. Additionally, they also both use key index=1.

At first I was configuring the WLANs on our WISMs and didn't see the error message, but when I went back through WCS I noticed the problem.

I also have a third WLAN with a unique WEP key, but it also uses key index=1 and after testing a few clients I receive the same error message and no clients are able to connect to the LWAPP AP's.

Has anyone seen this before? Is there a "painless" work around? Or, has anyone worked through a similar migration?



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Scott Fella Tue, 10/16/2007 - 06:49
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Well with the key index=1 on the WLC, you must verify that the key index on the client side is 1 also. If you leave the ssid open with no security, can you associate, get and IP and surf the net?


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