I installed four WAP 321 for a customer at a remote site. They are set to use a tagged VLAN 80 for management, there three additional VLANs used for SSIDs. They have latest firmware installed. LAN setting has untagged VLAN unchecked, 'Green Ethernet' is enabled but I think I have tried disabling it. Connections are to trunk ports on 3560 with native VLAN 1. WPAs are in single-point access mode.
All seems to work, but after a period of time, I would guess about 5-6 hours, the WAPs start losing connectivity to the wired ports, I cant ping them and there is no entry on the switchport MAC address table. Sometime I see ARP entries for both VLAN 80 and VLAN 1 (not used). The only way I can regain connectivity to these devices is to shut the switchports for a while (count to 20;-) then re-enable which I presume hard boots the device. I haven't been able to verify yet but I suspect these devices are losing all connectivity to the wired network. I really need a resolution for this, so any help gratefully received!
My WAP 321s connected for about 40 hours now so it looks like this is resolved, this looks like a bug in the 'OS/firmware - currently version 126.96.36.199
In 'VLAN and IPv4 Address' settings your are advised to leave the Untagged VLAN Enabled, and leave the untagged (native) VLAN and Management VLAN as 1. I haven't established if any one of these settings causes the problem, but certainly changing all three is likely to cause devices to hang within a working day.
Hi Damien Four WAPs have been rock solid for a couple of weeks since I changed to VLAN1 and also re-checked the box for untagged VLAN. I was under time pressure, it may be that only one change was needed, if I had to pick one I would check the untagged VLAN box and leave it a day, if they hang again then also switch to VLAN 1 if available. Regards, Kevin.
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