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The WDS Access Points are showing the status as AuthenticationInProgress

Core issue

This status is shown when the show wlccp wnm status command is issued on the Wireless Domain Services (WDS) Access Points.


This status indicates that the Wireless LAN Solution Engine (WLSE) does not have the correct credentials for the WDS devices.

To resolve this issue, perform these steps:

     1. Make sure you have configured the WLSE to authenticate with WDS devices.

     2. In the WLSE User Interface (WLSE UI), you can give the credentials under Devices > Discover > Device Credentials > Wireless LAN Context Control Protocol (WLCCP) Credentials.

          For more information, refer to Network Setup for Using WLSE 2.5 Radio Management Features.

     3. The security key can be set up only after the WLSE authenticates to WDS. Therefore, if there are no problems, the final status should be security key setup.

          For more information on WDS configuration, refer to Wireless Domain Services Configuration.