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Cisco Wireless controller 5760 HA priority setting

From the CLI what is the command to change the HA priority setting.  I need to change the setting from low to critical.  At the GUI I am not able to change the setting at all.  Is there a command to accomplish this from the CLI?

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Joey YungSenior Network EngineerCommented:
Change the switch stack priority will do:

example: switch 1 priority 15

"show switch" to verify the change. BTW, it does not affect the current active role until next reload.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info but I do not have access to the switch.  I was looking for a way of setting the priority at the controller
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Joey YungSenior Network EngineerCommented:
The command is apply to the WLC directly...

Your 5760 is a pair stacking HA, right?
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Craig BeckCommented:
@nh6we - are you talking about AP failover or actual HA failover between WLCs?

The APs can be configured with failover priorities but the WLCs don't have that option.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
Sorry for the confusion - I am actually trying to point one access point to another controller.  When I go to the GUI and change the primary controller IP (of the access point), I am unable to change the "AP Failover Priority".  It is set at "Low" and will not allow me to change it.  I was looking for a CLI command to change the AP Failover Priority.

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Craig BeckCommented:
How do you have the WLCs configured?  Are they a true HA pair, or are they N+1, or are you trying to let the AP move to a different WLC entirely (so both WLCs are configured as active)?

Generally if the option is available in the GUI but greyed-out you won't be able to change it in the CLI either.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
I am trying to move the AP to a different controller
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Craig BeckCommented:
At the CLI, enable AP Failover Priority...

conf t
ap capwap priority

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That should let you choose the priority per AP in the GUI.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
Thanks but how do you change the priority to "High" or "Critical"
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Craig BeckCommented:
In the WLC GUI...

ConfigurationWirelessAccess PointsAll APs

Click on the AP whose priority you want to change.

Click on the AP's High Availability tab

Configure the Primary/Secondary/Tertiary WLC settings

Choose the AP Failover Priority from the dropdown.

Apply the changes.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
Is it possible to set the priority via the CLI? (for a 5760 controller)
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
Sorry I did missed the last part of your last comment.  Please disregard my last comment.  Thanks for the help
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Craig BeckCommented:
Ah ok, no probs.  For info...

conf t
ap name <APNAME> priority [1 - 4]

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...where 1 = low priority and 4 = critical priority.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
The CLI commands worked on my 5760 but the access point is still not migrating to the desired controller.  Is there anything else I can do to force the issue?
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Craig BeckCommented:
The WLCs should be in the same mobility group, otherwise the APs will not want to move.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
Does that apply to two controller that are not in any mobility group?
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Craig BeckCommented:
Yes, all controllers should have a mobility group configured.
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nh6weAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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