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GUI v CLI config and WDS question


I am attempting to deploy a wireless network. I have purchased two 1242Gs and one 1310G WAPs. My goal is to have a WPA V1 protected network utilizing WDS to allow seemless roaming at the location, with a second SSID for guest access that is directed to the gateway. It would be nice if this had a WPA pw also. The 1310 is external to the building where the other two 1242s are. I have attached configuration examples for each. One of my problems is I have to allow support for a legacy Crestron TPMC-10 media controller which is very picky about how its WiFi radio works. Crestron recommends these config lines:


mbssid dtim-period 10

speed basic-1.0 2.0 5.5 6.0 9.0 11.0 12.0 18.0 24.0 36.0 48.0 54.0

no preamble-short ! CE devices only support Long Preamble

channel 2462 ! channel 1,6 0r 11 only |

station-role root ! only one AP may host the SSID intended for TPMC-10


beacon dtim-period 3

no dot11 qos mode ! QOS negatively effects CE connectivity

no dot11 extension AIRONET ! AIRONET extensions negatively effects CE


I have read that using the GUI versus the CLI will leave artifacts and other commands not required for operation. Wondering on other's opinions of this and also any recommendations on how to simplify the config files.

I have attempted to create config files using the CLI examples provided by Crestron but that tends only allow the Crestron to connect and not laptops.

Any ideas/suggestions are appreciated.


Re: GUI v CLI config and WDS question

One wireless router can allow multiple devices to connect to the Internet this is the fundamental behind the Wi-Fi. The following URL will help you: