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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

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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

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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

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CCIEW – 2.3 – Configure and Troubleshoot Network Connectivity

N.B. All configurations are based off the lab build seen in the introduction post. I’ve completely skipped 2.2 Plan network infrastructure capacity and gone this which should also be a quick unless I’m underestimating things. 2.3 Configure and troubleshoot network connectivity for: 2.3.a WLAN clients 2.3.b WLCs 2.3.c Lightweight APs 2.3.d Autonomous APs Overview This section was… Continue reading CCIEW – 2.3 – Configure and Troubleshoot Network Connectivity

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CCIEW – 2.1.e HSRP

N.B. All configurations are based off the lab build seen in the introduction post. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) is one of three First Hop Redundancy Protocols covered in the CCNP R&S and, fortunately for our memories, is the only one required for the CCIE Wireless lab. In a nutshell this Cisco proprietary protocol allows two or… Continue reading CCIEW – 2.1.e HSRP

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CCIEW – 2.1.d Etherchannel

N.B. All configurations are based off the lab build seen in the introduction post. Link Aggregation (LAG) or Etherchannel / Port-Channel allows us to bond a number of interfaces together to increase throughput, usually on trunk links to other switches or WLCs. The maximum active physical interfaces in a bond is 8 although some IOS/Switches will allow… Continue reading CCIEW – 2.1.d Etherchannel