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auto contained feature in cisco wlc 7.6 issue

hi all,

i have cisco wlc 7.6 and i configured auto contain feature for rouge APs as the configuration guide and then click on apply and save configuration.

but when go to monitor tap to see the status of rouge AP I found that they are in alert state (which must be contained) please advice what may be the issue ?

 

appreciation.

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Hall of Fame Super Silver

Don't use that feature... it

Don't use that feature... it can get you in legal trouble and also, it can hurt your wireless since it takes resources from that AP and if you have clients on that AP, they will be impacted.  

-Scott
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New Member

I am sure that but my problem

I am sure that

 

but my problem is when I activate auto-contain feature, it not put the rogue APs in contained state.

why it is not working please advice.

Hall of Fame Super Silver

That is becuase you are using

That is becuase you are using auto-contain.... Contained State is if you manually contain.

-Scott
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New Member

then how to verify that rouge

then how to verify that rouge APs are contained after I enabled the feature of auto-contain?

appreciation

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Monitor > Rogues > Malicious

Monitor > Rogues > Malicious APs

New Member

you mean that all rouge APs

you mean that all rouge APs that are auto-contained are classified as malicious APs ?

 

after configured the auto-contain, I went to Monitor > Rogues > Malicious APs and donnot find any AP here, I found all APs in unclassified state not malicious ??

please advise 

Hall of Fame Super Gold

I agree with Scott.  Unless

I agree with Scott. 

 

Unless you are sure the potential rogue AP is located INSIDE your premises, do not enable auto-contain.  You will get into legal trouble for containing someone else's wifi network.  

Hall of Fame Super Silver

Just remember, that this will

Just remember, that this will affect your wireless performance.  During containment, the AP will drop your clients.

-Scott
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