Wi-Fi Uplink

Instant supports the use of Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. as uplink to provide internet backhaul for the Instant network. The Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink is supported on the following 11n and 11ac platforms - AP-203H, AP-203R, AP-203RP, AP-207, 300 Series, 310 Series, 320 Series, and 330 Series access points. The Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink allows you to connect to SSIDsService Set Identifier. SSID is a name given to a WLAN and is used by the client to access a WLAN network. with open, PSKPre-shared key. A unique shared secret that was previously shared between two parties by using a secure channel. This is used with WPA security, which requires the owner of a network to provide a passphrase to users for network access. -CCMP, and PSKPre-shared key. A unique shared secret that was previously shared between two parties by using a secure channel. This is used with WPA security, which requires the owner of a network to provide a passphrase to users for network access. -TKIPTemporal Key Integrity Protocol. A part of the WPA encryption standard for wireless networks. TKIP is the next-generation Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) that provides per-packet key mixing to address the flaws encountered in the WEP standard. encryption.

For single-radio Instant APs, the radio serves wireless clients and the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink.

For dual-radio Instant APs, both radios can be used to serve clients but only one of them can be used for the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink.

 

When the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink is in use, the client IP is assigned by the internal DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol. A network protocol that enables a server to automatically assign an IP address to an IP-enabled device from a defined range of numbers configured for a given network.  server.

Configuring a Wi-Fi Uplink Profile

The following configuration conditions apply to the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink:

Only the master Instant AP uses Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink in a cluster configuration for 802.11n802.11n is a wireless networking standard to improve network throughput over the two previous standards, 802.11a and 802.11g. With 802.11n, there will be a significant increase in the maximum raw data rate from 54 Mbps to 600 Mbps with the use of four spatial streams at a channel width of 40 MHz. AP platform.

For 802.11ac802.11ac is a wireless networking standard in the 802.11 family that provides high-throughput WLANs on the 5 GHz band. platform, Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink is only supported with standalone APs.

To bind or unbind the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink, reboot the Instant AP.

If Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink is enabled, mesh is disabled.

To connect an Instant AP to an Instant-based WLANWireless Local Area Network. WLAN is a 802.11 standards-based LAN that the users access through a wireless connection. using Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink, the controller must run Instant 6.2.1.0 or later for 802.11n802.11n is a wireless networking standard to improve network throughput over the two previous standards, 802.11a and 802.11g. With 802.11n, there will be a significant increase in the maximum raw data rate from 54 Mbps to 600 Mbps with the use of four spatial streams at a channel width of 40 MHz. AP platforms and Instant 8.5.0.0 for 802.11ac802.11ac is a wireless networking standard in the 802.11 family that provides high-throughput WLANs on the 5 GHz band. AP platforms.

In the Old WebUI

To provision a n Instant AP with the Wi-Fi uplink:

1. If you are configuring a Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink after restoring factory settings on an Instant AP, connect the Instant AP to an EthernetEthernet is a network protocol for data transmission over LAN. cable to allow the Instant AP to get the IP address. Otherwise, go to step 2.

2. Click the System link on the Instant main window.

3. Click the Show advanced options link. The advanced options are displayed.

4. Click the Uplink tab.

5. Under Wi-Fi, enter the name of the wireless network that is used for the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink in the Name (SSID) text box.

6. Select the type of key for uplink encryption and authentication from the Key management drop-down list. If the uplink wireless router uses mixed encryption, WPA2 is recommended for the Wi-Fi uplink.

7. Select the bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. in which the virtual controller currently operates, from the Band drop-down list. The following options are available:

2.4 GHz (default)

5 GHz

8. Select a passphrase format from the Passphrase format drop-down list. The following options are available:

8–63 alphanumeric characters

64 hexadecimal characters

 

Ensure that the hexadecimal password string is exactly 64 digits in length.

9. Enter a PSKPre-shared key. A unique shared secret that was previously shared between two parties by using a secure channel. This is used with WPA security, which requires the owner of a network to provide a passphrase to users for network access. passphrase in the Passphrase text box and click OK.

10. Navigate to System > General > Show advanced options and set the Extended SSID parameter to Disabled.

11. Click OK.

12. Reboot the Instant AP to apply the changes. After the Instant AP reboots, the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. and mesh links are automatically enabled.

In the New WebUI

To provision a n Instant AP with the Wi-Fi uplink:

1. If you are configuring a Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink after restoring factory settings on anInstant AP, connect the Instant AP to an EthernetEthernet is a network protocol for data transmission over LAN. cable to allow the Instant AP to get the IP address. Otherwise, go to step 2.

2. Go to Configuration > System > Show advanced options.

3. Expand Uplink.

4. In the Wifi section, enter the name of the wireless network that is used for the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink in the Name (SSID) text box.

5. Select the type of key for uplink encryption and authentication from the Key management drop-down list. If the uplink wireless router uses mixed encryption, WPA2 is recommended for the Wi-Fi uplink.

6. Select the bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. in which the virtual controller currently operates, from the Band drop-down list. The following options are available:

2.4 GHz (default)

5 GHz

7. Select a passphrase format from the Passphrase format drop-down list. The following options are available:

8–63 alphanumeric characters

64 hexadecimal characters

 

Ensure that the hexadecimal password string is exactly 64 digits in length.

8. Enter a PSKPre-shared key. A unique shared secret that was previously shared between two parties by using a secure channel. This is used with WPA security, which requires the owner of a network to provide a passphrase to users for network access. passphrase in the Passphrase text box and click Save.

9. Navigate to System > General > Show advanced options and disable the Extended SSID toggle switch.

10. Click Save.

11. Reboot the Instant AP to apply the changes. After the Instant AP reboots, the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. and mesh links are automatically enabled.

In the CLI

To configure Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink on an Instant AP:

(Instant AP)(config) # wlan sta-profile

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# cipher-suite<clear | wpa-tkip-psk | wpa2-ccmp-psk>

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# essid <essid>

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# uplink-band <band>

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# wpa-passphrase <key>

To view the W-Fi uplink status in the CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions.:

(Instant AP)# show wifi-uplink status

configured :NO

To view the configuration status in the CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions.:

(Instant AP)# show wifi-uplink config

 

ESSID :wifi

Cipher Suite :wpa2-ccmp-psk

Passphrase :******

Band :dot11a

 

(Instant AP)# show wifi-uplink auth

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wifi uplink auth log:

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[1116]2000-01-01 00:00:45.625: Global control interface '/tmp/supp_gbl'

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