Converting from SonicWall to Cisco; can I keep the SonicPoints in the environment?
Posted on 2012-03-26
In a facility, we are moving from a previously installed SonicWall environment and installing a Cisco ASA 5510 Security Plus device. I would like to install some AP1242's in place of the SonicPoint Ni's, but we'll have a bit of trouble in where and how to mount them due to a decorative tin ceiling.
The SonicPoints look "nice," sort of like a smoke detector. I won't be able to simply mount antennas (that I can find) for the Cisco AP's as they are either ceiling mount (where a toilet roll like tube hangs down) or vertical wall mount.
The two questions I'd have are:
1) Is it possible to continue to use the SonicPoints, with or without the current TZ 210 appliance there. I was hoping to completely remove it from the environment, but how messy/doable is it to use it as just the controller for the SonicPoints? Would I simply create static routes that point to the new ASA gateway?
2) Any "nice" looking devices I can use as an antenna, pr