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Cisco 1130AG wireless interface flapping

Posted on 2006-07-23
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Hi all,

I am trying to configure a Cisco 1130AG. I did one a few weeks back, but stupidly didn't keep a copy of the config. I think I'm going about it the same way, and I can see the WPA-protected SSID that I've created, but when I connect to it my XP machine keeps disconnecting and reconnecting approx every 10 seconds. I can't find anything obvious wrong with the config but since these aren't my speciality I'm sure there's something wrong in there somewhere.

I need to get it working approximately yesterday so I'm awarding high points for this one! Full config posted below for completeness. Very grateful for any insight....

Current configuration : 1787 bytes
!
version 12.3
no service pad
service timestamps debug datetime msec
service timestamps log datetime msec
service password-encryption
!
hostname ap
!
enable secret 5 password
!
ip subnet-zero
!
!
no aaa new-model
!
dot11 ssid MyWireless
   authentication open eap eap_methods
   authentication network-eap eap_methods
   authentication key-management wpa
   guest-mode
   wpa-psk ascii 7 graciegraciegracie
!
power inline negotiation prestandard source
!
!
username Cisco password 7 password
!
bridge irb
!
!
interface Dot11Radio0
 no ip address
 no ip route-cache
 !
 encryption mode ciphers tkip
 !
 ssid MyWireless
 !
 speed basic-1.0 2.0 5.5 6.0 9.0 11.0 12.0 18.0 24.0 36.0 48.0 54.0
 station-role root
 bridge-group 1
 bridge-group 1 subscriber-loop-control
 bridge-group 1 block-unknown-source
 no bridge-group 1 source-learning
 no bridge-group 1 unicast-flooding
 bridge-group 1 spanning-disabled
!
interface Dot11Radio1
 no ip address
 no ip route-cache
 shutdown
 speed basic-6.0 9.0 basic-12.0 18.0 basic-24.0 36.0 48.0 54.0
 station-role root
 no dot11 extension aironet
 bridge-group 1
 bridge-group 1 subscriber-loop-control
 bridge-group 1 block-unknown-source
 no bridge-group 1 source-learning
 no bridge-group 1 unicast-flooding
 bridge-group 1 spanning-disabled
!
interface FastEthernet0
 no ip address
 no ip route-cache
 duplex auto
 speed auto
 bridge-group 1
 no bridge-group 1 source-learning
 bridge-group 1 spanning-disabled
 hold-queue 160 in
!
interface BVI1
 ip address 192.168.30.80 255.255.255.0
 no ip route-cache
!
ip http server
no ip http secure-server
ip http help-path http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/779/smbiz/prodconfig/help/eag
!
!
control-plane
!
bridge 1 route ip
!
!
!
line con 0
line vty 0 4
 login local
!
end

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by:Rick Hobbs
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It looks good to me, it should work if you enter the correct key unless I am missing something.  You can compare with: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/ps4570/products_configuration_example09186a00801c40b6.shtml
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by:georgemason
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Thanks for that. I can't see anything missing either, hence my confusion. I wonder if it could be a fault with the hardware? I can see the wireless network set up above but the machine just connects and disconnects constantly. No traffic is passed.

Will try connecting from another machine and see what happens.
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by:georgemason
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Update - the fluctuating radio interface seems to only happen when it's configured for WPA connections - with no encryption it works fine. Don't know if this jogs anyone's memory?
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by:georgemason
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Got it. The error is with the PSK, so viewers of the site couldn't have seen the error because I blanked out the key.

I entered the command in the format: wpa-psk ascii 7 keythatiwant

when in fact what I should have done is this: wpa-psk ascii keythatiwant

and then the AP encodes the PSK and puts it back in the config with the "7" in the format: wpa-psk ascii 7 0201165A5321C65E7362512000C3212F
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by:georgemason
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Solution was provided in my previous comment:

"The error is with the PSK, so viewers of the site couldn't have seen the error because I blanked out the key.

I entered the command in the format: wpa-psk ascii 7 keythatiwant

when in fact what I should have done is this: wpa-psk ascii keythatiwant"

Thanks.
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