Guest Access should be isolated from corporate access. Steps involved: Create dynamic interface for the guest. Create guest WLAN Bind WLAN to dynamic interface Configure security parameters Anchors can be used to handle guest traffic on behalf of the other controllers by building a tunnel to the controller. Configuring Mobility Anchors: Create identical guest WLANs … Continue reading CCNA Wireless Summary Notes: Implementing a Wireless Guest Network
Covered Topics: Topic 1 - Cisco SONA Topic 2 - Cisco Enterprise Architecture Hiererchial Architecture Core - High end switching. Backbone of the network.Uses CEF and very little policy. Able to adopt to changes quickly. Optimizes transport of communication. Multilayer switching. Distribution - policy based connectivity. This is agregated in wiring closets. For the WAN, its … Continue reading CCDP ARCH Summary Notes 1
WLAN connects the wired network (VLAN) to the wireless network (SSID). Different WLANs cannot communicate unless the traffic is routed in the wired network. WLAN Limitations: WLC supports a max of 512 WLANs. Only 16 can be actively configured on an AP. Advertising each WLAN uses up valuable airtime. Each WLAN requires beacons to advertise … Continue reading CCNA Wireless Summary Notes: Configuring a WLAN
Overview of common clients Windows 7 and 8 Intel PROSet - It can be installed if you are using Intel Wireless adapter. Its preferable when dealing with lightweight extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP), EAP Flexible Authentication by Secure Tunneling (EAP-FAST), or Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX) because these are not supported by Windows. Android Apple OS X Cisco … Continue reading CCNA Wireless Summary Notes: Understanding Wireless Client
How to create a list of users and add them to the ACS Finally lets confirm that all users have been added
Current Status and version before patching acs100/admin# show application version acs Cisco ACS VERSION INFORMATION ----------------------------- Version : 184.108.40.206.0a Internal Build ID : B.221 acs100/admin# show application status acs ACS role: PRIMARY Process 'database' running Process 'management' running Process 'runtime' running Process 'ntpd' running Process 'view-database' running Process 'view-jobmanager' running Process 'view-alertmanager' running Process 'view-collector' … Continue reading Patching Cisco ACS 5.4
Evolution of WCS Cisco WCS (no longer supported) -> Cisco Prime Network Control System (NCS) -> Cisco Prime Infrastructure (PI): Works with both wired and wireless. WCS Hosted on 32-bit Windows 2003 SP1+ or Red Hat Linux ServerHas 2 Forms WCS Base ( clients located in relation to nearest AP) WCS Plus ( clients location … Continue reading CCNA Wireless Summary Notes: Managing Wireless Networks with Wireless Control System (WCS) & sneakpeak into Cisco Prime Interface.
Interference - 802.11 that originates form a source other than the expected APs Noise - Signals that originate from a source that is not 802.11 Common non-802.11 devices that can interfere with a WLAN Bluetooth Has low power consumption Grouped in 3 classes (class 1 - 1mW, class 2 - 2.5 mW, class 3 - … Continue reading CCNA Wireless Summary Notes: Dealing with Wireless Interference