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I have an AIR-AP1131AG-E-K9 running as root AP with three SSID's (mbssid), all WPA-2 PSK, IOS 12.4(25d)JA
Now I would like to use an AIR-AP1231G-E-K9 as repeater for one of the SSID's (all three are AFAIK not possible), IOS 12.3.8-JEE(ED)
So only one SSID is used.
I use exactly the same shared secrets and security settings on both devices, on the repeater the SSID is designated as infrastructure-ssid.
Unfortunately I have the problem that the repeater AP cannot associate with the root AP.
I have verified that aironet extensions are enabled, same security settings are used and checked many sites on the net which describe how to configure a repeater AP.
Is there any incompatibility between these two APs?
I have two of the AIR-AP1231-G-E-K9 APs available, do I need to use the same models?
Is infrastructure ssid on the root as well?
It wasn't. infrastructure-ssid requires to be enabled on the vlan 1
I need to change the VLAN settings to make it work.
Testing the setup with the native vlan ssid, I get the error message WPAIE not found and required.
Is WPA-2 recommended to be used with the 1231 APs?