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How to cleanly migrate APs from local mode to flex-connect?

I am working with an existing network where all APs are remote from the WLC at the data center. All APs were configured to run in local mode. I am trying to reconfigure these APs to flex-connect mode and local switching.

Configuring the APs themselves to flex-connect and reconfiguring the switch ports is not an issue.

None of the WLANs are currently configured for flex-connect local switching.

When I configure a WLAN to allow local switching several of the APs cease to service clients.

I am not permitted to change/add a new WLAN so I have to do this in place. This has to be transparent to the users.

 

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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New Member

On the APs that stop

On the APs that stop servicing clients are the flex-connect VLAN mappings correct?  Under the flex-connect AP tab and then the VLAN mappings button.

New Member

The AP has been changed to

The AP has been changed to flex-connect mode from local and the native VLAN is set to 10. The switch port is trunked with the native VLAN set to 10. This works fine until I try to change the WLAN to allow local switching.

This example is a small site and all data clients are assigned to VLAN10.

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I cannot configure VLANs

I cannot configure VLANs other than the native because the WLAN is not currently configured to allow local switching.
 

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