Connect Mac to Cisco Arionet

I am setting up a Cisco Arionet 2600i using TKIP - AES encryption and multi-broadcast SSID's.  PC's connect fine to the device, but apple devices will not (including macbooks and iphones).  I feel like I've had this issue before with Cisco Aironet devices, but don't know what's going on.  Anyone have any thoughts?
Jordan SmithAsked:
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I have seen several problems in the past with AES-TKIP and iOS devices (which I assume is an Apple issue and would affect Macs as well).

The general solution is usually to use AES CCMP-TKIP as your cipher. I assume since you didn't post a config that you are generally happy with configuring Aironets but if not, just post a santised config from the AP and I can give you the full commands.
Jordan SmithAuthor Commented:
OK, I have AES CCMP-TKIP configured as the encryption and mac appears to connect OK.   I'm going to test further this evening, I'll update with results.
Good luck :)
Craig BeckCommented:
As a general rule don't allow WPA to use AES, and don't allow WPA2 to use TKIP.  Some clients apply the implementation of WPA and WPA2 differently and interpret WPA to imply only TKIP and WPA2 to imply only AES.

Technically this is incorrect as per the standard, but that's just how vendors implement their offerings.

So, if you want to use WPA and WPA2 simultaneously you should only allow the following:


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Jordan SmithAuthor Commented:
Thanks for clearing up the TKIP/AES Confusion.  This resolved my issue.
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