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IAP provisioning using Airwave with no internet access (IAP and Airwave can talk over MPLS)

this is a particular scenario for a financial client

Airwave does not have internet access

IAPs at the local branches do not have internet access but it is on an MPLS network back to the datacenter therefore technically able to talk to Airwave locally.

 

The issue here is that we have to provision around 1500 IAP-115s to go to these bank branches and they need to be monitored by Airwave but we would like Airwave to provision the APs.

It can't talk to Activate because there is no internet access at the local branch.

 

Is there a way, maybe through DHCP options (43 or 60) that the IAP once it boots up initially to discover it's Airwave server so that it can download it's configuration?

 

 

Pasquale Monardo | Senior Network Solutions Consultant
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Re: IAP provisioning using Airwave with no internet access (IAP and Airwave can talk over MPLS)

Check Instant User Guide for Configuring for AirWave Discovery through DHCP. It explains this process in detail.

Michael McNamee
Sr. Network Engineer - SecurEdge Networks
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Re: IAP provisioning using Airwave with no internet access (IAP and Airwave can talk over MPLS)

We've done zero-touch deploy using this exact method for about 2000 IAP 105s. Once you set up the template in AirWave it works like magic. I'm not in front of computer now but hit me up and I can look at our setup some more if the guide doesn't get you where you need to go.
MVP
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Registered: ‎10-25-2011

Re: IAP provisioning using Airwave with no internet access (IAP and Airwave can talk over MPLS)

RTFM for me.
Thanks for this.
I first need to find out what server they will be using to do the work, not sure if it will be a windows server. If anything i'll hit you up for sure.
Pasquale Monardo | Senior Network Solutions Consultant
ACDX #420 | ACMP
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