Configuring Guest WLAN using Cisco WLC 2106
Posted on 2014-02-13
I've already read many posts here concerning similar issues, but have yet to find a solution that will help me. First of all, I am by no means a Cisco guru but have been in the computer support field for over 36 years. I'm really good at taking direction.
We currently have a WLAN that is used inside our firewall for tablets and laptops. I would like to expand and create a GUEST WLAN that will be isolated from our internal network. I do not currently use VLANs, but I do have a home run that connects to a switch which is directly connected to tha cable modem outside the firewall. I ve tested the home run cable with a laptop and all is good as far as connectivity to the outside world.
I have configured the 2106 to the best of my ability using the correct subnet 192.168.23.0/24
The internal DHCP server in the 2106 is providing IP addresses to the wireless devices. All looks good except I cannot reach the outside world. As a matter of fact, the 2106 appaently does not see the cable modem at all. When I created the Guest WLAN, I configured it to Port 4 where the home run is connected.
I know you may need additional info, but I thought I would start here and see if someone can shed some light. Any assistance is appreciated. thank you.