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Access Point configuration for flat network

We have recently aquired a remote location which has a pre-existing flat network (172.16.X.X/16). Before we are able to convert them over to our new IP scheme, they have a need to have wireless connectivity on site. We have 4 1142's which I need to configure for them. I have experience configuring WLC's and autonomous AP's for networks with multiple vlans but have never configured AP's for a flat, single subnet network. I need to configure them for either guest access (internet only) or corporate access to network resources with radius authentication. Do I configure a native vlan as I would for a typical multi vlan network? Do I configure the switch port as an access port as opposed to a trunk beacause of the lack of layer 3? I basically need a sample configuration for this situation.

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Access Point configuration for flat network

since you are on flat network, you just need to configure the SSID, no need for subinterfaces.  With the AP only servicing the one VLAN you can leave the port as an access port as well.

as they are on the only subnet, I wouldn't do a 'guest' SSID.  I would go with just the corporate SSID with WPA2/AES/802.1x.  So the config is exactly the same for the RADIUS server and the SSID, but greatly simplified since you don't have to sub-interface anything.


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