Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 2)

Part 2 of 2 In this blog we will look at some of the CLI commands you can now run to gain efficiencies when deploying or operating a Cisco Wireless Infrastructure using AireOS. I just deployed AP(s) in a small remodeled two story office area within a hospital. There are a lot of deployment tasks … More Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 2)

Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 1)

Part 1 of 2 Cisco AireOS CLI is one of the many tools a Cisco-centric wireless engineer will use to help configure and tune the deployment, operation, and optimization of wireless networks. The usefulness of the CLI is dependent on consistency and naming conventions. This blog entry is assuming you are designing or operating an … More Cisco AireOS CLI and Importance of AP Name Convention (Part 1)

PCI DSS 11.1 and 11.1.2 – Rogue AP(s)

This topic will be broken out into several blog entries for your reading pleasure.┬á­čÖé┬á This is my interpretation and process for the PCI DSS 11.1 and 11.1.2. Your results might be different, or you may have a different interpretation. 11.1┬áImplement processes to test for the presence of wireless access points (802.11), and detect and identify … More PCI DSS 11.1 and 11.1.2 – Rogue AP(s)

Cisco Work Group Bridge Process

Work Group Bridges (WGB) are used in Radiology, Cardiology Imaging, and Telemedicine for nomadic systems from Avaya, GE, and Phillips (for example). These systems do not have an integrated wireless NIC option. The department workflows require wireless service to reduce inconvenience to patients of moving their beds from a diagnostic room to an imaging room. … More Cisco Work Group Bridge Process

Channel Utilization Report In Cisco Prime 2.2

Channel Utilization is a statistic to represent the airtime utilization of a particular frequency or channel. The higher the Channel Utilization the more traffic is being transmitted and (hopefully received and demodulated!). There are several ways to see Channel Utilization in the AP, WLC, and Prime. WifiNigel has a very good article that shows many … More Channel Utilization Report In Cisco Prime 2.2

Cisco AirProvision Issue with UX Access Points

“Never, Never, Never give up.” – Winston Churchill A year ago I ordered a group of Cisco access points. I received 20 AIR-AP3702I-UXK9. Not looking too close, I plugged it up and….nothing. After doing a quick research, I learned that Cisco had shipped me a Cisco AP that could be configured for any regulatory domain … More Cisco AirProvision Issue with UX Access Points