891w connecting to wlc 5508

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May 3rd, 2012

Hi

I am having problems connecting an 891w to a WLC, is it possible to have to separate vlans, one for the Lan ports and another for the AP modue.

I do not want the AP part of the 891w in autonomous mode. The WAN port of the router will be connected to a DSL type service.

Is there a guide or something to get a 891W to connect to the WLC?

I would like to have users on a data vlan (vlan1) connecting to the network like a normal router, then the AP module to connect to the WLC via a different IP proablly vlan 2

On the WLC itself i do not see any attempts in the logging.

I have this problem too.
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Leo Laohoo Fri, 05/04/2012 - 18:02

Describe your problem?

Can you post the output to the following command:

WLC:  sh sysinfo

WAP:  sh inventory

WAP:  sh version

890W:  sh version

CSCO10279398 Tue, 05/08/2012 - 15:07

WLC: sh sysinfo

(Cisco Controller) >show sysinfo

Manufacturer's Name.............................. Cisco Systems Inc.

Product Name..................................... Cisco Controller

Product Version.................................. 7.0.220.0

Bootloader Version............................... 1.0.1

Field Recovery Image Version..................... 6.0.182.0

Firmware Version................................. FPGA 1.3, Env 1.6, USB console 1.27

Build Type....................................... DATA + WPS

System Name...................................... SIGNRYCC01

System Location.................................. SIG NRY

System Contact...................................

System ObjectID.................................. 1.3.6.1.4.1.9.1.1069

IP Address....................................... 10.192.22.10

Last Reset....................................... Software reset

System Up Time................................... 49 days 19 hrs 47 mins 11 secs

System Timezone Location......................... (GMT+10:00) Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra

Current Boot License Level....................... base

Current Boot License Type........................ Permanent

Next Boot License Level.......................... base

Next Boot License Type........................... Permanent

Configured Country............................... AU  - Australia

--More-- or (q)uit

Operating Environment............................ Commercial (0 to 40 C)

Internal Temp Alarm Limits....................... 0 to 65 C

Internal Temperature............................. +40 C

External Temperature............................. +28 C

Fan Status....................................... OK

State of 802.11b Network......................... Enabled

State of 802.11a Network......................... Enabled

Number of WLANs.................................. 3

Number of Active Clients......................... 2

Burned-in MAC Address............................ CC:EF:48:0C:7F:20

Power Supply 1................................... Present, OK

Power Supply 2................................... Absent

Maximum number of APs supported.................. 50

ap#sh inventory

NAME: "AP801", DESCR: "Cisco AP801 Access Point with dual IEEE 802.11a/g/n radio ports"

PID: AP801AGN-N-K9     , VID: V01, SN: FGL161721MR

ap#sh ver

Cisco IOS Software, AP801 Software (AP801-K9W7-M), Version 12.4(21a)JA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport

Copyright (c) 1986-2009 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 16-Sep-09 18:59 by prod_rel_team

ROM: Bootstrap program is AP801 boot loader

BOOTLDR: AP801 Boot Loader (AP801-BOOT-M) Version 12.4(23c)JX, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

ap uptime is 11 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System image file is "flash:/ap801-k9w7-mx.124-21a.JA1/ap801-k9w7-mx.124-21a.JA1"

This product contains cryptographic features and is subject to United

States and local country laws governing import, export, transfer and

use. Delivery of Cisco cryptographic products does not imply

third-party authority to import, export, distribute or use encryption.

Importers, exporters, distributors and users are responsible for

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agree to comply with applicable laws and regulations. If you are unable

to comply with U.S. and local laws, return this product immediately.

A summary of U.S. laws governing Cisco cryptographic products may be found at:

http://www.cisco.com/wwl/export/crypto/tool/stqrg.html

If you require further assistance please contact us by sending email to

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cisco AP801AGN-N-K9        (PowerPC 8343) processor (revision B0) with 49142K/16384K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FGL161721MR

PowerPC 8343 CPU at 400Mhz, revision number 0x0031

Last reset from power-on

1 Gigabit Ethernet interface

2 802.11 Radio(s)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.

Base ethernet MAC Address: 70:CA:9B:2A:F8:E8

Part Number                          : 73-11027-11

PCA Assembly Number                  : 800-28808-11

PCA Revision Number                  : B0

PCB Serial Number                    : FOC16122N66

Top Assembly Part Number             : 800-29576-05

Top Assembly Serial Number           : FGL161721MR

Top Revision Number                  : C0

Product/Model Number                 : AP801AGN-N-K9      

Configuration register is 0xF

890W: sh version

Cisco 891 (MPC8300) processor (revision 1.0) with 393216K/131072K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FGL161721MR

9 FastEthernet interfaces

2 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces

1 Serial interface

2 terminal lines

1 Virtual Private Network (VPN) Module

1 cisco Embedded AP (s)

256K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

250880K bytes of ATA CompactFlash (Read/Write)

License Info:

License UDI:

-------------------------------------------------

Device#   PID                   SN

-------------------------------------------------

*0        CISCO891W-AGN-N-K9    FGL161721MR    

License Information for 'c890'

    License Level: advipservices   Type: Permanent

    Next reboot license Level: advipservices

Configuration register is 0x2102

CSCO10279398 Tue, 05/08/2012 - 15:10

Can i have two separate vlans, so one for the AP wireless and another for lets say data hosts connecting to the ethernet ports, it seems i can not separate the two, yes i can configure it but just does not seem to work as a layer three device, if i set it up as an AP (layer 2) fine it works, but if i try to configure as a router with an AP just does not connect to the wlc.

Leo Laohoo Tue, 05/08/2012 - 15:44

Mate, on your router, run this command "service-module wlan-ap 0 bootimage unified".  The WAP will boot into LWAP/CAPWAP image and hopefully your 5500 should be able to see the WAP.

tjenning@compuc... Mon, 09/17/2012 - 16:52

Hello

Sounds like you suggestion allowed the 891 router with Wireless interface to join a 5508

I am looking at a similar design and had some questions

Is there a code version on the WLC required?

Does this 891 use a AP license?

Is HREAP mode required?

Do you know of any docs Cisco may have , can you send links if so ?

Is this a bridge solution?

Thanks , Tom

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Leo Laohoo Thu, 09/20/2012 - 13:18
Is there a code version on the WLC required?

Yes.  Look it up in the Release Notes for the WLC.

Does this 891 use a AP license?

Yes, one.

Is HREAP mode required?

HREAP/FlexConnect is an option.

Do you know of any docs Cisco may have , can you send links if so ?

There are alot of Cisco documentations.  Which one do you like?  Wireless?  WLC?  Routers?  Which one?

Scott Fella Thu, 09/20/2012 - 16:25

You crack me up Leo

Thanks,

Scott

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