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Cisco wireless access point with Dell wireless print server

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Hello all,

Im setting up a new access point and having problems with a Dell wireless print server.

The Cisco access point is running latest IOS and is configured as follows:

interface Dot11Radio0
 no ip address
 encryption mode ciphers tkip
 ssid CiscoAP
    authentication open
    authentication key-management wpa
    guest-mode
    wpa-psk ascii 7 XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
 speed basic-1.0 basic-2.0 basic-5.5 6.0 9.0 basic-11.0 12.0 18.0 24.0 36.0 48.0 54.0
 no preamble-short
 station-role root
 bridge-group 1
 bridge-group 1 spanning-disabled

The Dell print server is running latest firmware.  The print server seems to connect with the access point OK (DHCP lease given, shows up in ARP table, etc.).  The access point can ping the print server, but no other devices on the network can talk to the print server.  Unusual logging as follows:

001622: *Jun 13 09:49:44.675 : %DOT11-6-ASSOC: Interface Dot11Radio0, Station   0020.004d.96b4 Associated SSID[CiscoAP] AUTH_TYPE[OPEN] KEY_MGMT[WPA PSK]
001623: *Jun 13 09:49:45.111 : *** Not encrypted dot1x packet from 0015.e9b7.ae2d has been discarded
001624: *Jun 13 09:50:20.267 : %DOT11-6-DISASSOC: Interface Dot11Radio0, Deauthenticating Station 0020.004d.96b4   SSID[Cisco857]
001625: *Jun 13 09:50:51.935  *** Not encrypted dot1x packet from 0020.004d.96b4 has been discarded
001626: *Jun 13 09:50:51.935 : %DOT11-6-ASSOC: Interface Dot11Radio0, Station   0020.004d.96b4 Associated SSID[Cisco857] AUTH_TYPE[OPEN] KEY_MGMT[WPA PSK]

Any ideas?

Thanks.
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0020.004d.96b4 is the mac of the print server.  I'm pretty sure it's authenticating and being associated as it's getting a dhcp lease, showing up in the arp table, and is pingable from the access point.

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I've narrowed down the problem.  Wired deviced can communicate with the print server, but wireless devices on the access point cannot communicate with the print server.  It's almost as if port protection was enabled (it's not).
So Wired device sends signal to AP through enet which then sends signal wirelessly to print server = ok
wireless device sends signal to AP with sends signal wirelessly to print server = not ok

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I don't know why this worked, but when I enabled bridge group subscriber loop control on the interface, everything started working.

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