Similar SSID for two 1252 access points

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Mar 25th, 2009
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Hi, we currently have one 1252 AP. It has two Vlans. One for data and one for voice. Just bought another 1252 AP and going to have similar setup.

I read I can have similar SSID so that uses don't need to re-authenticate to the other AP. If this is true, can I just copy the config.txt file to the other AP, except of course I'll change the static IP addr of the AP. Pls advise, thks.

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jeff.kish Wed, 03/25/2009 - 13:43
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Hi sohocisco,


Keeping the same SSID/VLAN will ensure that L2 roaming is possible, which is what you want. Depending on your authentication methods, though, you may need to configure WDS in order to ensure for seamless roaming as you describe.


Note that this is only if you're using and EAP or WPA (non-PSK) authentication method. Please see this document for configuration assistance:


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/12.3_7_JA/configuration/guide/s37roamg.html


I hope that helps!


Jeff

sohocisco Wed, 03/25/2009 - 13:46
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Hi Jeff, we are using EAP and WPA with RADIUS for data. For voice, it is open. No security. Will this work?

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