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Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controllers

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Hello EE. I have a tall order. We just got a Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller and apparently they did not purchase a smartnet maintenanace contract. Now I am stuck trying to figure out how to configure this for secure wireless access to our newly installed Windows 2008 AD network(which you guys helped with). Something that is very new to me as is windows 2008. All I have running on our DC is AD DS, ADLDS, DHCP, and DNS. I also have a 2010 Exchange Server and a windows 2003 file and print server.Any suggestions and links would be greatly appreciated.
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Hello,

I would suggest doing something like 802.1x (radius) solution, that authenticates users based on active directory.

I have done this with the same controller, and used windows Network access policiy server role (radius).
It works really well!

Some info to get you going:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk722/tk809/technologies_configuration_example09186a00807f42e9.shtml

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk722/tk809/technologies_configuration_example09186a0080665d18.shtml#c2
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Here is a Step by Step guide how to config Cisco 5500. http://microsoftguru.com.au/2010/04/30/complete-guide-to-build-a-cisco-wireless-infrastructure-using-cisco-wlc-5500-cisco-1142-ap-and-microsoft-radius-server/

wi2k8 Radius Config Step by Step http://microsoftguru.com.au/2009/11/11/windows-server-2008-how-to-configure-network-policy-server-nps-or-radius-server/

win2k3 Radius Config http://microsoftguru.com.au/2009/08/17/microsoft-radius-server-ias-apple-imacmacbook-pro-osx-10-5-and-xp-pro-step-by-step/

Step1:Create an AD security Group and add wireless users in that group, user dialin property in AD>Check Allow
Step2: Configure Radius Server using win2k3/win2k8
Step3:Configure a VLAN in Cisco L3 or Core Switch or place Cisco 5500 in existing VLAN
Step4:Configure WLC
Step5:Plug in Cisco wireless AP in the same VLAN as you placed your WLC

If you have TMG/ISA create a rule to allow radius traffic to and form radius and wireless users group and network.

You are good to go now. :) Raihan
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Thanks for the info guys. I really appreciate it.
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Let me know whether guide works. I love points too. Dont forget.
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My apologies. I wanted to select multiple solutions with equal points for both araberuni and naykam and add a comment. I must have clicked on the wrong link when I was trying to close my question. Sorry about that.
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