With PSPF enabled, client devices cannot communicate with other client devices on the wireless network


Wed, 11/18/2009 - 18:22
Jun 22nd, 2009
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Make sure that Publicly Secure Packet Forwarding (PSPF) is not enabled.

PSPF prevents client devices associated to a bridge or access point from inadvertently sharing files with other client devices on the wireless network. PSPF provides Internet access to client devices without providing the other capabilities of a LAN.

To enable or disable PSPF, refer to these documents:

To block access between the clients connected to different access points on the same switch  configure the ports to which the access points connected as a  Protected port.  Refer  URL Configuring Protected Ports  for configuring this.

Problem Type

Associated but cannot pass traffic to some devices


WLAN adapters (wireless card) / ACU (Aironet Client Utility)

What can you ping?

Cannot ping peer



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