Enterprise Wireless

9800 Series – Installing Cisco 9800-CL on ESXi

9800 Series These 9800 posts are part of a series including the following: Initial Setup Installing Cisco 9800-CL on ESXi Configuring 9800 WLCs in HA-SSO This post will cover installing the Cisco 9800-Cloud (Virtual) on ESXi running bare metal on an Intel NUC8I7BEH NUC. The Setup I’m using the following equipment/software for this demo: 1… Continue reading 9800 Series – Installing Cisco 9800-CL on ESXi

Configuration and Setup · Wireless wanderings

Set BAUD rate after boot and copy using xmodem

A fairly useless post for most but I like to have something I can reference later. This also definitely counts as a legitimate post so I’m back on the blog wagon! Scenario: I’m being lazy and want to copy a flash file over via xmodem because otherwise I’d have to turn all my switches on… Continue reading Set BAUD rate after boot and copy using xmodem

1800 APs

Cisco 1810W 1815W APs – PoE, WLC Joining and Console Access

A quick post for those looking to deploy 1810W 1815W APs:   PoE To enable the PoE-out port on Cisco 1810 / 1815 series APs (and I presume other models that support this setup). The document you are looking for is here: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/wireless/aironet-1810w-series-access-points/200630-AP1810W-LAN-Port-Mapping.html Add the APs to an AP Group Enable PoE out via the… Continue reading Cisco 1810W 1815W APs – PoE, WLC Joining and Console Access

CCIE Wireless · CCIEW Lab · CCIEW Written · Enterprise Wireless

Converting IP to Hexadecimal for Option43

Either my google searches are terrible or there is a surprising dearth of articles when it comes to this topic. The scenario is you’re building a DHCP scope on a Cisco switch and need to convert your WLC IP from 192.168.23.52  into a hex value. This hex value is used in something called DHCP Option 43… Continue reading Converting IP to Hexadecimal for Option43

CCIE Wireless · CCIEW Lab · CCIEW Written

CCIEW – 2.4 Configure and Troubleshoot PoE for APs

N.B. All configurations are based off the lab build seen in the introduction post. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is standardised into the the original 802.3af standard that provides up to 15.5W of power and the 802.3at standard which caters for up to 25.5W or 30W depending on which articles you read (confusing). These days many device types… Continue reading CCIEW – 2.4 Configure and Troubleshoot PoE for APs