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Regular Contributor I
Posts: 231
Registered: ‎05-04-2011

AP Master Discovery

I have a 3600 controller that provides wireless coverage via AP-105's. Lets call this controller 1.

 

I have an additional 3600 controller that sole purpose is VIA client access. Lets call this controller 2.

 

The problem I'm having is that whenever an AP reboots there is a chance that they connect to controller 2 instead of the campus AP controller 1. This happens because both controllers are on the same subnet.

 

My question-  Is there a way to tell controller 2 to not respond to AP requests/associations? My other thought was to reprovision all of the AP's and manually assign the Master Discovery as the IP address of controller 1. Not sure that will work though because I thought the AP first tries to find a controller via broadcast which controller 2 would respond to.

 

It's an easy fix to just log into controller 2 and reprovision them back to controller 1 but would be nice if controller 2 would just not respond.

 

Ideas?

 

Thanks !!!

Aruba Employee
Posts: 148
Registered: ‎11-25-2009

Re: AP Master Discovery

 

Please disable ADP ( Aruba Discovery Protocol ) on controller 2. 

 

(3600) #configure terminal adp discovery disable

Vinod Kumaar AVM ACMX, ACDX
Principal Network Engineer
Customer Advocacy | Aruba Networks Inc.

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Regular Contributor I
Posts: 231
Registered: ‎05-04-2011

Re: AP Master Discovery

THANKS !!!

 

(I knew there had to be a way to turn that off) :smileyhappy:

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