Configure D-Link DWL-3500 AP

I am having trouble accessing D-Link DWL-3500 access points in order to edit the network settings.
All access points are currently being managed by D-Link DWS-3026 network switch.

I know that managed access points can't be accessed using web browsers.
They would need to be put in the debug mode first, which doesn't work for me.

What am I missing here? Is there another procedure that I can try to use?
Thanks for your help, much appreciated.
cP6uHIT ManagerAsked:
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Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
As I read the manuals, the access is through the switch when in Managed Mode and the Standalone access is disabled.  So, it's not only web interface, it's the CLI interface as well that's disabled as I get it.  From the manual for the access point:
The D-Link AP can operate in two modes: Standalone Mode or Managed Mode. In Standalone
Mode, the AP acts as an individual access point in the network, and you manage it by using the
Administrator Web User Interface (UI) or the command-line interface (CLI). In Managed
Mode, the Unified Access Point is part of the D-Link Unified Wired/Wireless Access System,
and you manage it by using the D-Link Unified Switch. If an AP is in Managed Mode, the
Administrator Web UI, Telnet, and SSH services are disabled
So, if it's in Managed Mode then you'd use that interface.

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cP6uHIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
All access points are in "managed mode" need to know how to change an IP address or subnet mask on each access point using the wireless switch. I am having trouble doing that in the "wireless access system.
OR if you could make the access point "unmanaged" and then use the standalone mode to make changes.
cP6uHIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
If I would change the subnet mask on the actual switch, all managed access points would get the same settings?
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Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
I'm sorry that I don't know much about your switch.  It seems odds that management would be done using a switch.  So, *maybe* you're looking in the wrong place for the management interface.  Maybe someone else can tell you what to expect in this regard.


It looks to me that you would use a workstation with Dlink's Kickstart software:
cP6uHIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Contacted D-Link support, I was told to enable "debug mode" on the managed access point and only then using telnet connection/commands I could change the IP address or subnet mask. Web does not work in debug mode either.
Web configuration works as longest the access point is not managed by the wireless network switch.
Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
Web configuration works as longest the access point is not managed by the wireless network switch.
Yep.  That's what I quoted earlier.

How did you get it into debug mode?  Or was this all about using telnet in the first place?
cP6uHIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Enable debug mode first under WLAN "AP Management" Advanced Settings; then use the telnet commands.
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