LWAPP Guest access and DHCP

The Cisco WLC supports guest access in addition to the normal user SSID/VLAN combinations.  They’ve actually buitl a very nice implementation of it.  You can force a splash screen (captive portal) through a web page to force guests to sign in and/or accept an Acceptable Use Policy.  Providing Guest access requires a sensitivity to security […]

Cisco Wireless Controllers are not like AP’s!

That’s a little tongue in cheek. Obviously they aren’t. But what I’ve learned over the last few weeks is that there are fundamental differences in how you order an LWAPP solution. First is power. This isn’t so much a problem with the Controller as it is with the 1000 series AP. The 1000’s are directly […]

Happy belated birthday to me

Yep, that’s right.  I hit the big 3-4 a couple of days ago.  Why didn’t I post about the momentous occasion at that time?  I was partying of course!  If you consider working late on your birthday partying.  Yes, I’m officially at the point where my birthday just doesn’t matter much any more.  And I’m […]