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Credentials required to connect laptop to wireless network - Cisco 4400 Series Wireless LAN Controller

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My predecessors had configured Cisco 4400 Series Wireless LAN Controller on our network . On a new  laptop If  i  highlight the available  wireless  network and say connect . It is asking user name and password. I have access to the Cisco 4400 Series controller GUI. Is is possible to find the username and password which was set on the controller, so that i can  connect my laptop to the wireless network.  

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lianne143
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rindiCommented:
If a Radius Server is used for authentication, which is most likely in a corporate environment, that would be handled by that server. If the Radius server is an m$ server then the credentials would most likely be the same as those which the user uses to logon to the Active Directory....
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lianne143Author Commented:
If i join any computer to the domain and put the laptop in the Wireless OU there is no need of any  credentials to join the wireless network again. It automatically joins  the wireless network and pressing cntrl+alt+del any user can log into the network with their user credentials.

But if  the laptop is not in the domain and if i wanted to  connect to the wireless network. On the system tray i click the available wireless network and i i say connect , that where it asks for username and password. The SSID School1 is broadcasted.

If i log into the Controller i can see three profile created and i  only the school1  is broadcasted. So i need the password for School1
1)School1
2)Guest
3)Admin
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rindiCommented:
That is typical for a Radius server running on Windows Server, it uses the domain user accounts for authentication, the AP doesn't do that itself.

You should check on the server for the accounts and use those.
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lianne143Author Commented:
But i entered the domain admin Username and password on the laptop. It dosent take.
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rindiCommented:
You must check the Radius settings on the server. Most likely not all users are allowed access via wireless. I don't know Radius on a windows 2kx server well enough though to be able to tell you exactly where to look. It may also be direct in the Active Directory management tools, maybe there is a Group specifically for wireless connections there.
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rindiCommented:
Check the Link below, it could be of some help. Note the part "Granting or Denying Access to users":

http://www.bunkerhollow.com/blogs/matt/archive/2008/06/04/configuring-server-2008-for-radius-authentication.aspx
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lianne143Author Commented:
If i join the laptop to the domain it dosent straight connects to the wireless. But after joining the laptop to the domain ,i  right click the laptop  and in the properties window -security . I add the laptop to the wireless group.Onlt then it connects to the wireless network.

If a guest comes and says is it possible to connect to my wirereless network, IS there a way to create a sepereate credentials to connect aguest laptop to wireless.Obviously i cannot make his laptop to be member of my domain to  access our wireless network.

thanks
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rindiCommented:
I wouldn't know.
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