Enterasys AP discovery - DHCP settings

 

Enterasys access-points can discover controller  via dhcp(option 78 or 60/43), dns or L2 Multicast

In this manual I will use DHCP option 78 SLP Unicast.

 

DHCP server configuration

  • set predifined option

enterasys-ap-discovery-dhcp-1.png

 

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  •  add our new option 78 to scope settings

 

enterasys-ap-discovery-dhcp-4.png

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 in example above we add controller ip 192.168.1.20

 enterasys-ap-discovery-dhcp-6.png

 in dhcp scope controller is shown as hex number.

 0xc0 - 192

 0xa8 - 168

 0x1 - 1

 0x14 - 20

  •  check controller and approve access-point(s)

 

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 My controller is set in that way every AP  has to be approve until can join to controller.

 enterasys-ap-discovery-dhcp-8.png

 

 

 

 tested on dhcp server(w2k3 and newer) and ap 3610

 

 

 dzbanek 2012-12-06

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