Controller Based WLANs

How to make the access point learn the System Gateway MAC Address

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Q:

How to make the access point learn the System Gateway MAC Address



A:

Scenario:

 

If we have a situation were the AP's do not have a gateway and only the controller has a Gateway , We can use this option to push the controller learnt System gateway mac to the AP's.

 

To be done:


We can enable the following option in the Ids to achieve this.
 
 This feature will  enable the  ability of  the controller to distribute system learnt MAC addresses and gateway MAC addresses to the AP’s
 
 ids wms-general-profile
   learn-system-wired-macs
 
We should be able to see all the AP learnt system-gw-mac using the following command.
 
 (
Aruba) #show ap monitor wired-mac ap-name GScott-AP-205 system-gw-mac
 
 
 
Test results:
 
 We don’t see any Mac initially
 
(Aruba) #show ap monitor wired-mac ap-name  Aruba1 system-gw-mac
 
 
System Gateway Wired MACs Learned by Controller
------------------------------------------------
mac  age
---  ---
 
 
Enabled the following option:

(config) # ids  wms-general-profile
(Aruba ) (IDS WMS General Profile) #learn-system-wired-macs
 
(Aruba) #show ap monitor wired-mac ap-name Aruba1 system-gw-mac
 
System Gateway Wired MACs Learned by Controller
------------------------------------------------
mac                age
---                ---
00:00:0c:9f:f0:02  30s
00:00:0c:9f:f0:04  30s

 

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‎05-20-2015 05:42 AM
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