UC520 with Integrated Wireless Controller - Guest WLAN?

Unanswered Question
Dec 15th, 2009

Hi Netpro Colleagues,

I have a question that I am trying to resolve and I'm not finding any solid information anywhere. I have a customer asking me if there is a possibility to configure a guest WLAN SSID on the UC520 while still providing the normal secure Data and Voice WLAN.

The problem is I can't find any solid information if this is possible or not. Most of the configuration guides that I have found involve using the GUI configuration tool and the screenshots only seem to show the possibility of configuring a voice and a data SSID, however I found a datasheet that seems to indicate that the UC520 can support up to 3 SSIDs.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/voicesw/ps6788/vcallcon/ps7293/product_data_sheet0900aecd8061fb06.html

Is this only possible via CLI? Is this possible at all?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,

Andrew Cook

/* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;}

WLAN Specifications

Table 7 lists the WLAN specifications of the Cisco Unified Communications 520 Series

WLAN hardware

• 802.11b/g

• Automatic rate selection for 802.11b/g

• RP-TNC connectors for field-replaceable external antennas (antenna options for extended coverage)

• Antenna diversity

• Indoor range: 1 Mbps at 320 ft (97.54m)

• Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA) interoperability

• Default antenna gain: 2.2 dBi

WLAN software

• Options to maximize throughput or maximize range

• Software-configurable transmit power

• Wireless Multimedia (WMM) certification

• Service Set Identifier (SSID) globalization

WLAN security

• 802.1X

• 802.11e

• WPA and AES (WPA2)

• EAP authentication: Cisco LEAP, PEAP, and Extensible Authentication Protocol-Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling (EAP-FAST)

• Static and dynamic WEP

• Temporal Key Integrity Protocol Simple Security Network (TKIP/SSN) encryption

• MAC authentication and filter

• User database for survivable local authentication using LEAP and EAP-FAST

• Configurable limit to the number of wireless clients

• Configurable RADIUS accounting for wireless clients

• Preshared keys (PSKs)

• Workgroup Bridge Association

SSIDs and Service Set Identification List (SSIDL)

3

Wireless VLANs

3

Encrypted wireless VLANs

3

Multiple Basic SSIDs (MBSSIDs)

1

I have this problem too.
0 votes
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Overall Rating: 0 (0 ratings)
Loading.
Paolo Bevilacqua Tue, 12/15/2009 - 06:30

Yes it is possible.

For sure, use the CLI only.

The GUI is too buggy and unrelaible for professional results.

Actions

This Discussion