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1041n Access Point Performance

I purchased a new ap1041n access point. It's the first Cisco I've tried to configure in a long time. I'm trying to get the 802.11n working but it seems to be stuck in 802.11G since I can only get it to go up to 36mb. The radio says its running in mixed mode and I can't figure out if that means b/g or b/g/n. I ran the Express Setup and it didn't seem to help me. I'm hoping it's an easy fix. I posted the config below, if anyone can help me it would be greatly appreciated.

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version 12.4

no service pad

service timestamps debug datetime msec

service timestamps log datetime msec

service password-encryption

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hostname AP

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logging rate-limit console 9

enable secret 5 $1$36ve$pm3oh52Ka.KyxGeMa9W7C1

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no aaa new-model

ip domain name hyrule

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!

dot11 syslog

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dot11 ssid Test

   authentication open

   authentication key-management wpa

   guest-mode

   wpa-psk ascii 7 1521040F0B0B26253A3621361C2B1F0E04

   no ids mfp client

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!

!

username

username

!

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ip ssh version 1

bridge irb

!

!

interface Dot11Radio0

no ip address

no ip route-cache

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encryption mode ciphers aes-ccm tkip

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ssid UNSC

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antenna gain 0

speed  basic-1.0 2.0 5.5 11.0 6.0 9.0 12.0 18.0 24.0 36.0 48.0 54.0 m0. m1. m2. m3. m4. m5. m6. m7. m8. m9. m10. m11. m12. m13. m14. m15.

station-role root

no dot11 extension aironet

bridge-group 1

bridge-group 1 subscriber-loop-control

bridge-group 1 block-unknown-source

no bridge-group 1 source-learning

no bridge-group 1 unicast-flooding

bridge-group 1 spanning-disabled

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interface GigabitEthernet0

no ip address

no ip route-cache

duplex auto

speed auto

no keepalive

bridge-group 1

no bridge-group 1 source-learning

bridge-group 1 spanning-disabled

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interface BVI1

ip address 10.10.0.251 255.255.255.0

no ip route-cache

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ip default-gateway 10.10.0.1

ip http server

no ip http secure-server

ip http help-path http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/779/smbiz/prodconfig/help/eag

access-list 111 permit tcp any any neq telnet

bridge 1 route ip

!

!

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line con 0

access-class 111 in

line vty 0 4

access-class 111 in

login local

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end

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Re: 1041n Access Point Performance

   authentication key-management wpa

For 802.11n, use either OPEN authentication or WPA2/AES or PSK.

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1041n Access Point Performance

Ok, after I enabled wpa2 what do I need to do in order to enable 802.11n?

Hall of Fame Super Gold

1041n Access Point Performance

 after I enabled wpa2 what do I need to do in order to enable 802.11n?

Test it using a KNOWN 802.11n-capable wireless NIC.

Do NOT use smartphones or tablets.  Use a laptop.

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Re: 1041n Access Point Performance

Ok, on my Dell Precision with an Intel 5100 agn wireless nic the link speed tops out at 72mbps and I checked on a different laptop with an N wireless nic and it also topped out at 72mb and that's sitting right next to the access point.

Edit: Ok the Intel 5100 is apparently just crap, I set it to 20mhz only instead of auto and now it's connecting at 144mbps which is closer to what I expected. My understanding is that I can't get the full 300mbps without a MIMO card.

Hall of Fame Super Gold

1041n Access Point Performance

Check the link below, see if you are running the latest wi-fi NIC card drivers.

Intel 5100 Wi-Fi drivers

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