Power Injector Question

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Jul 29th, 2009

I have 2 4404 WLC's with about 100 1131AG LWAP's. Every once in a while an AP stops talking to the WLC and I am forced to physically unplug it and plug it back in to get it to start talking to the WLC again.

For AP's on a PoE switch I have been able to do this remotely by disabling the inline power on the interface, and then bringing it back up. That generally works.

However - and here is my somewhat silly, but hopeful question - for AP's that are connected to non-PoE switches with a Power Injector - is there any way to remotely disable the inline power on a Power Injector to affect a similar reboot? :)

Don't be too hard on me now. Cheers.

Rob

I have this problem too.
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Paolo Bevilacqua Wed, 07/29/2009 - 08:10

There is no way because injectors are passive devices.

You should figure out what bug freezes the APs in first place.

The alternative is a serial-controlled power switch.

rcoote5902_2 Wed, 07/29/2009 - 08:23

I'd love to find out what is causing the random freezing, but there doesn't appear to be any indication of what it is.

Thanks for the help!

Paolo Bevilacqua Wed, 07/29/2009 - 08:47

For other devices, it was said that mysterious freezes were caused by the radio module catching interference, but I have no evidence to support this theory.

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