Mobility - Roaming User

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Nov 14th, 2011

Hi Experts

I got Three Sites ; lets say "A"  "B" "C"

Site A got

25 AP

WLC 5508

authentication is 802.1x

Site B got

15 AP

WLC 5508

authentication is 802.1x

Site C got

25 AP

WLC 5508

authentication is 802.1x

All sites are Interconnected and can be authenticated across the WAN

On Site A I got SSID for users "Wireless_GD" with authentication type 802.1x

We got lot of Roaming users between these sites.  Just having the same SSID name & same authentication type would solve the mobility feature or do I need additional config

kindly input

thanks

ST

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Scott Fella Mon, 11/14/2011 - 21:23

That is all you need for users to be able to go from one site to another without having another wireless profile or having to change their wireless profile. I suppose that 802.1x is authenticating to the same domain also.

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saquib.tandel Mon, 11/14/2011 - 21:42

Thanks for quickly replying.

Root domain for example "XYZ.COM"

Site "A"  child domain : A.xyz.com

Site "B" child domain : B.xyz.com

Site "C" child domain : C.xyz.com

Domain controller Win 2008 R2

On the GUI Interface for WLC

Controller > General

there is option

Default Mobility Domain Name :

RF Group Name :

what is the right setup of these settings

My understanding is

:: Default mobility Domain Name :: should be unique on all sites

:: RF Group Name ::  should be different based on Site Name

Scott Fella Tue, 11/15/2011 - 03:43

Since they are different locations you should keep each site unique. This is an example of what I would do.

SiteA-mobility

SiteA-rf

SiteB-mobility

SiteB-rf

SiteC-mobility

SiteC-rf

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