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WISM1 To WISM2 Migration

I recently migrated our WISM1 solution to WISM2s.  I want to share my experience and project gotcha list to help you with your installation. SUP 720 Firmware A few things need to be addressed prior to your WISM 2 migration.  You will need to make sure your SUPS are at …

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What Does The RTD-1-ADDR_FLAP System Message Mean?

I ran into this very issue many moons ago. Good post by Vinay!  By: Vinay Sharma – Cisco  https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-2246     Introduction What does the RTD-1-ADDR_FLAP system message mean? Resolution The RTD-1-ADDR_FLAP error message indicates that a MAC address is moving consistently between different ports. This error message is only applicable on the …

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Cisco WLC Code 7.0.98.0 Deferred Status

It has come to my attention that code 7.0.98.0 was moved to “deferred status”. This is pretty relevant information as customers are still on this revision. Perhaps it may be because of the number of related bugs in this release ? Please comment if you have any details .. Thanks   …

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Cisco WLC Multicast – Ask The Expert Video

Did you miss the Cisco WLC Multicast Ask The Expert Session? After reviewing the video it covers an overview of topics on basic muticast-multicast, multicast-unicast and broadcast forwarding. It includes both wired and wireless config examples.   Video https://supportforums.cisco.com/videos/5147   Slides https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-28753

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Converting a LDPE controller image to non LDPE

From Cisco’s Kangupta Many times we see instances where the RMA controller is shipped with an LDPE image.  (Cisco Controller) >show sysinfo Manufacturer’s Name………………………… Cisco Systems Inc.Product Name………………………………. Cisco Controller Product Version……………………………. 7.0.116.0 Bootloader Version…………………………. 1.0.1 Field Recovery Image Version………………… 6.0.182.0 Firmware Version…………………………… FPGA 1.3, Env 1.6, USB console 1.27 Build Type………………………………… …

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Cisco WLC – Multicast

Introduction Multicast and the Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Solution Lots of people seem to be confused by multicast, in general, and specifically how the WLC comes into the mix. This document is meant to be an overview of what needs to be done for the WLC to participate in multicast. …

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Passing the CWSP (Certified Wireless Security Professional)

Last week I sat the CWSP exam and passed on my first attempt. My overall score was 91%. I want to share my insight into the exam and what I used to prepare.   CWSP VALUE The CWSP study material sets the foundation of 802.11 security. Its the building blocks …

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Multiple Country Codes with the Cisco WLC

we’ve been seeing a lot of questions lately about Multiple country codes on the controller in support forums.  To that end George asked me to write up this article. So from the beginning, if you only have one regulatory domain that you need to support, your life is easy.  Simply choose the correct reg …

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