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How to enable Multicast on 4100 Wireless LAN controllers

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To enable Multicast on 4100 Airespace WLAN controllers using the Command Line Interface (CLI), perform these steps:

  1. Log in into the controller.

       
  2. In configuration mode, type config.

       
  3. Issue the network multicast enable command.

       

Refer to this example

   
   (Controller-4012) >config
   (Controller-4012) config>network multicast enable
   (Controller-4012) config>exit

Verify that Ethernet Multicast support is enabled by typing show run and scrolling down to the Network Information section.

Refer to this example:

   
(Controller-4012)show run
  
  
  Network Information
   RF-Network Name............................. cisco
   Web Mode.................................... Disable
   Secure Web Mode............................. Enable
   Secure Shell (ssh).......................... Enable
   Telnet...................................... Enable
   Ethernet Multicast Mode..................... Enable
   User Idle Timeout........................... 300 seconds
   ARP Idle Timeout............................ 300 seconds

   ....
  

To enable Multicast on 4100 Airespace WLAN controllers using the Graphical User Interface (GUI) interface, perform these steps:

  1. Click on Switch in the menu on top of the page.

       
  2. Select General from the left-hand side menu.

       
  3. Chose Enable in the pull down menu of Ethernet Multicast Support.

       
  4. Click the Apply button on top of the page.

For more information, refer to Cisco Wireless LAN Controller CLI Reference Guide, Release 3.0.

Problem Type

Configure / Configuration issues

Products

Wireless LAN Controllers

4100 Series

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‎06-18-2009 03:50 PM
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