Change the logging option for the Lightweight AP

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Feb 24th, 2010


  For my AP I can see the logging option enable for a host:

# show running-config


logging snmp-trap debugging


You notice this AP are Lightweight AP not Autonomous AP. Even in those you can run "show running-config" command.

I want to change the "loging" to "logging". But I cann't, nor using the terminal nor using my Cisco AS5508 Wireless Controller.

The WLC is logging in the new syslog server but I have loose the syslog information from the Access Point.

Thank you very much

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jorge.novo Wed, 02/24/2010 - 14:23


  Management => Logs => Config is the obvious mode but seems not to work,,  The WLC is logging in the server but not the access point.

  That's my problem.

Thank you

Leo Laohoo Wed, 02/24/2010 - 15:48

You want the logs to go to the AP?  Or you want the AP logs to go to the server?

jorge.novo Wed, 02/24/2010 - 16:19


  This is what I want:

  AP logs to my syslog server

  WLC logs to my syslog server

The second part is working fine the WLC logs are sent to the syslog server, but not the AP logs

We can see the configuration at the AP:

# show running-config


logging snmp-trap debugging


And I can't change using, as you say before:    (well I can but it does work,it doesn't change)

Management => Logs => Config

I want to know if It's exist another procedure to change this.

Thanks again for your effort


Leo Laohoo Wed, 02/24/2010 - 16:29

Right-o.  Just want to be clear because I was getting confused.

For example, if your LWAPs radios go down, it will appear in both the appliance and the WLC.

jorge.novo Wed, 02/24/2010 - 17:11


  That's right but before I change my syslog server every thing went fine, The logs were sent from the AP and the WLC to the syslog server.

  Now I change the syslog server to a new one, with another IP address and I changed the new IP address in the menu, but something has been wrong and now the AP doesn't send the logs to the new syslog server.

  I will try to boot up the old one to see if it's working.

  It's mysterious, isn't it?


Leo Laohoo Wed, 02/24/2010 - 17:14

Indeed.  What is the firmware of the WLC?  Have you tried rebooting the WLC?

jorge.novo Wed, 02/24/2010 - 17:42


  For the first question: the latest Release

  For the second question: no I don't, I will do.


jorge.novo Fri, 02/26/2010 - 03:12

Hi all,

  I have resolved the problem by my own, the command is:

config ap syslog host global

With the command client in the WLC

Five points for me.



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