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MeshOs 4.3.0.1 and Iphone 4 Ios5.x

  • 1.  MeshOs 4.3.0.1 and Iphone 4 Ios5.x

    Posted Nov 25, 2011 09:22 AM

    Hi,

    i just open a ticket to support but i don't know how much this issue depend on aruba product.

     

    We have a mesh infrastructure at 5 ghz and bssid a 2.4ghz that create a large hotspot area (11 msr product).

     

    we had some feedback from the users about issue with iphone device, after some statistica research on recived calls we found that iphone with old os didn't have any issues (pre 5.x), iphone with last version see the ssid but cannot connect to it (or sometimes but for 5-6 minutes that they're kick off from ssid).

     

    i read some post on apple site and i see that ios is not compatible with n networks if wmm is not enabled but we have wmm enabled on hour bssid from the start.

     

    so this post is to ask if someone else notice that and maybe to restrict the ios version giving this issue.

     



  • 2.  RE: MeshOs 4.3.0.1 and Iphone 4 Ios5.x

    Posted Nov 29, 2011 10:55 PM

    Do you have an ACL on the network stopping them from talking to apple.com? I have seen that when you block apple from the idevices that the little wireless icon will go away when they try to report back to the mother ship over TCP:5223. Allowing 5223 has fixed it for me at a couple of customers.

     

    Jenga



  • 3.  RE: MeshOs 4.3.0.1 and Iphone 4 Ios5.x

    Posted Dec 06, 2011 12:24 PM

    so i've to make an acl that permity apple.com:5223 ?

     

    i see that is for notifications

     

    "if you are still unable to receive notifications and you are using a Wi-Fi connection, verify that the network or firewall is not blocking access to port 5223."

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3576

     

    and in detail is for mobileme service

     

    5223TCPXMPP over SSL, Apple Push Notification Service--MobileMe (Automatic sync notifications) (see note 9), APNs, FaceTime, Game Center

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1629

     

     



  • 4.  RE: MeshOs 4.3.0.1 and Iphone 4 Ios5.x

    Posted Dec 13, 2011 02:44 AM