Solved

SF300-24P 24-Port and Cisco WAP561 VLANs

Posted on 2015-01-19
6
594 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-20
I have one Cisco SF300-24P 24-Port and three Cisco WAP561.  I created a guest wireless network on all the WAP561 on VLAN2.  I created VLAN 2 on switch and all ports on the switch are set to trunk.  My understanding is if port is on trunk mode if will flow traffic to all VLANs but Guest wifi is not working.  When I connect to it I'm not getting a IP address- do I have to create a DHCP pool for Vlan 2?  

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Pedro Guerrero
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 46

Expert Comment

by:Craig Beck
ID: 40558787
Yes you do.  Clients need to get an IP address in order to pass traffic.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Pedro Guerrero
ID: 40560222
Will IP helper be the best method to do this?  Also having a hard time with tagging/untagging.  On cisco switch, the port WAP is connected to needs to be untagged or tagged (trunk)?
0
 
LVL 46

Expert Comment

by:Craig Beck
ID: 40560513
It depends on where your DHCP server is.

If you have a DHCP server with an interface on each subnet/VLAN you don't need helpers as the DHCP request will be seen by the server without routing being required.

The switchport where the AP connects should be a trunk as you're passing traffic on more than one VLAN.
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:Pedro Guerrero
ID: 40560532
Thanks! Also the switch port from switch to router should be a trunk?  Router is my DHCP server.
0
 
LVL 46

Accepted Solution

by:
Craig Beck earned 500 total points
ID: 40560597
That depends on how you want to do it, but I'd guess yes in this scenario.  What router do you have?  If it only has one interface you'd have to do it with a trunk, but if it has more than one (other than the WAN port) you may be able to use a specific interface for each VLAN.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Pedro Guerrero
ID: 40560750
I have a SonicWall.  Created a sub interface VLAN and it works!!  Thanks for your help.
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
adjusting startup config 6 75
Sonicpoint Ni capabilities 5 54
Monitoring solutions 8 109
HomeGroup Issues 3 40
David Varnum recently wrote up his impressions of PRTG, based on a presentation by my colleague Christian at Tech Field Day at VMworld in Barcelona. Thanks David, for your detailed and honest evaluation!
Examines three attack vectors, specifically, the different types of malware used in malicious attacks, web application attacks, and finally, network based attacks.  Concludes by examining the means of securing and protecting critical systems and inf…
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

732 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question