Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Community Member

Replacing 3com wireless with Cisco 1231's

We have had several 3com based WLAN's with dual SSID's using 2 methods of authentication - WPA2 & WPA-PSK on each AP. We have had to replace these as they couldn't take the environmental conditions. Is it possible to achieve WPA2 & WPA-PSK on one SSID on the 1231? (VLAN's are not a viable options due to the different vendor network switches across the various sites involved).

2 REPLIES
Bronze

Re: Replacing 3com wireless with Cisco 1231's

You need to differentiate between encryption and authentication!

Authentication types:

- 802.1x authentication server installed

- WPA-PSK: pre shared key configured at the AP

Encryption modes:

- WEP (old standard, not recommended)

- WPA which uses TKIP

- WPA which uses AES encryption

As a combination you can achieve:

- WPA (TKIP) with either 802.1x or PSK

- And Also WPA2 (AES) with either 802.1x or PSK

So, you can apply encryption mode as AES (WPA2) with PSK.

I hope this is helpful

Plaz. rate if it does!

Thanks

Abd Alqader

Community Member

Re: Replacing 3com wireless with Cisco 1231's

Hello,

I just read this post. Are there any sample configs for setting up a SSID with WPA-PSK on a 1231? Thanks,

Joe

123
Views
0
Helpful
2
Replies
CreatePlease to create content