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can't ping an access point...what i am doing wrong?

ok, i will attempt to be as concise as possible here.

- i have a layer 3 core switch.

- 2 vlan's on the core. vlan 1 ( and vlan 50 (

- the core connects to a 3524 via a trunk. that 3524 has all eth ports in vlan 1.

- the 3524 connects to another 3524PWR via trunk. this second 3524 has all eth ports in vlan 50.

- a 1220 AP is connected to this switch with an address of

as it stands now i can't ping the AP from any switch. i have the def gateway on the AP set to


1. do i need to create vlan 50 on the access point as well?

2. what am i doing wrong here?



Re: can't ping an access point...what i am doing wrong?

The native VLAN setting on the access point must match the native VLAN of the wired trunk. Also, the access point receives and communicates using the Inter-Access Point Protocol (IAPP) with other access points in the same wireless LAN ESS using the native VLAN. Therefore, it is a requirement that all access points in an ESS must use the same native VLAN ID. Furthermore, all Telnet and http management traffic as well as the RADIUS traffic is routed to the access point through the native VLAN.