Sitemap

Amicuk Programming Answers

5508 WLC HA pair - change management interface settings

-0001-11-30   Views:5

Advertisement

Hi, We have a pair of 5508 WLC's in a HA configuration that is working well at the moment, however I have noticed that the management interface is configured as untagged. I would like to change this to tagged and change the attached switch to trunk f

Hi,
We have a pair of 5508 WLC's in a HA configuration that is working well at the moment, however I have noticed that the management interface is configured as untagged. I would like to change this to tagged and change the attached switch to trunk for these devices but if I try and edit the management interface through the GUI the VLAN and IP address section is greyed out and cannot be changed. While I could attempt it through the CLI and am comfortable doing that, the fact that it cannot be changed through the GUI implies that this should not be changed and so I am after further information. I don't have any lab equipment other than the HA pair in production so I cannot try changing it through the CLI at the moment. 
The WLC's are in LAG mode if that makes any difference. I realise there may be downtime required for making this change but I am trying to work out the steps to get this done without having to drastically reconfigure things. 
Any assistance would be appreciated. 

The replay answer
Advertisement
Introduction of New Interfaces for HA Interaction
Redundancy Management Interface
The IP address on this interface should be configured in the same subnet as the management interface. This interface will check the health of the Active WLC via network infrastructure once the Active WLC does not respond to Keepalive messages on the Redundant Port. This provides an additional health check of the network and Active WLC, and confirms if switchover should or should not be executed. Also, the Standby WLC uses this interface in order to source ICMP ping packets to check gateway reachability. This interface is also used in order to send notifications from the Active WLC to the Standby WLC in the event of Box failure or Manual Reset. The Standby WLC will use this interface in order to communicate to Syslog, the NTP server, and the TFTP server for any configuration upload.
Redundancy Port
This interface has a very important role in the new HA architecture. Bulk configuration during boot up and incremental configuration are synced from the Active WLC to the Standby WLC using the Redundant Port. WLCs in a HA setup will use this port to perform HA role negotiation. The Redundancy Port is also used in order to check peer reachability sending UDP keep-alive messages every 100 msec (default timer) from the Standby WLC to the Active WLC. Also, in the event of a box failure, the Active WLC will send notification to the Standby WLC via the Redundant Port. If the NTP server is not configured, a manual time sync is performed from the Active WLC to the Standby WLC on the Redundant Port. This port in case of standalone controller and redundancy VLAN in case of WISM-2 will be assigned an auto generated IP Address where last 2 octets are picked from the last 2 octets of Redundancy Management Interface (the first 2 octets are always 169.254).

Go to See the other 7 answers

5508 WLC HA pair - change management interface settings

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hi, We have a pair of 5508 WLC's in a HA configuration that is working well at the moment, however I have noticed that the management interface is configured as untagged. I would like to change this to tagged and change the attached switch to trunk f[More]

5508 WLC HA pair and layer 3 roaming

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hey, We have a pair of 5508 WLC's configured in HA (primary/standby). We have a single SSID that we're broadcasting across each floor of our head office. The AP's are in flexconnect mode so users pickup an IP address from the DHCP range for that buil[More]

WLC 5508 with 6.0.188 -- ap-manager interface..

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

6.0.188 code on new 5508 WLC does not show ap-manager interface. 6.0.188 code on 4404 wlc does have ap-manager interface. Both are working fine. Why is that?The 5500 controllers use the management interface to function as both the management interfac[More]

5508 WLC to Nexus

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

     hi Team, i want to connect my 5508 contoller to the Nexus Core VDC. is there any document so that i can verify. regards,venkat                  Venkata, When we have migrated WLC's off of 6500's (non VSS) to a Nexus, we would only connect on WLC[More]

WLC 5508 AP-Manager interface

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hi, I own a WLC 5508 and I (probably) do not understand AP-Manager interfaces. I have a lab with 2x 1242AG and 1x 1252AG connected to c2960. APs are in vlan 10 (192.168.10.0/24, configured via DHCP), APs are connected to "switchport mode access"[More]

ACL blocking traffic towards the management interface on WLC 5508

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hello All, I need to apply an ACL in WLC 5508 such that it would allow https traffic on management interface only from selected clients.  For same, I have created an ACL permitting only the intended users while blocking the rest. Have applied the sam[More]

WLC 5508 management interface

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hi, I have a particular wireless design that requires one WLC 5508 to be connected to two seperate swithces. Port 1 of WLC is connected trunk to Switch A and Port 2 of WLC is connected to Switch B. Each switch has its own local VLANS. When I connect[More]

2 AP Management interface WLC 5508 at the same time

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Good afternoon, I have a customer that wants a few APs are managed by the interface of management and do join by that interface and another group of APs are managed and do join by another interface configured as "Enable Dynamic AP Management" is[More]

Wlc 5508 management interface vlan - access point vlan

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Is it required that the access points are in the same vlan as the management interface on a wlc 5508?There is a story behind this .. Just yesterday my guy was like "aps wont join" .. I let him hammer away at it .. It was the check box "Sati[More]

WLC 5508 - Ignoring Primary discovery request received on non-management interface (2) from AP

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hello, Im receving this error on my syslog server: capwap_ac_sm.c:1443 Ignoring Primary discovery request received on non-management interface (2) from AP already checked the configuration and everything seems ok. They are registered and with clients[More]

WLC 5508 Management Interface Connection

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

I'm setting up a new 5508.  I've used the config from a 4402, have successfully connected to the Service port to manage the device, but for some reason cannot connect to the Management interface.  In this case, port 1. The service port is connected t[More]

Hot
Hi, I want to share one iTunes library, on 8 Apple TVs, of-course not simultaniosly. Does anybody know is it possible?There have been a few similar discussions in the past and generally (from memory) after the 5th AppleTV there are problems.  Try a s [More]
My Macbook can no longer connect to my wireless network at home ever since I installed a software update (NOT Snow Leopard!) at the weekend. It worked fine until I installed the automatic update, which included an Airport Update & Security Update. It [More]
Hello, Could anyone tell me how I can schedule a crystal report with the system date imbedded in the file name (FileNameYYYYMMDD) through BOE?  When I scheduled the report through BOE, I gave a file name and selected Attach Date Time, but the file na [More]
Hello I have  a mbp late 2011 and I run os X 10.9.5. I run an external monitor (BenQ T903) beside my macbook and I would love to be able to access the external monitor the way you access a 2nd desktop: by using three fingers and swiping them to the r [More]
Hi All,   I am trying to create a hyperlink to open a form in Workflow Notification. I want to open "Prepare Mass Additions" form from my workflow. I am in R12 (12.1.3) and there is no parameters defined for this function.   So i am trying the m [More]
I have noticed with the charger that I have there is alot of static/interference. What is the best charger with the least amount of distortion. thanksThe better ones are the ones that connect via the cassette deck. I don't have one in my car so I use [More]
Hi! I am trying to help a friend with his iPod click wheel. It stopped mounting on his PC and just gives the exclamation mark and folder. I tried it on my mac, and it cycles through 3 screens - the 'do not disconnect', the exclamation mark and folder [More]
A few days ago I was using the Facebook app on my iPhone 4 and noticed that I had a picture of an iPad 2 in my Wall Photos... turns out that I had 85 copies of the same picture! All of them had captions about being a tester for the iPad 2. I immediat [More]
Hi! I have an iPad 3G 3rd generation with a 3G internet subscription and a static IP. I need the static IP on my Mac when I'm connecting it at the Personal Hotspot on the iPad. I need it to access particular services where the access is based on IP. [More]
Every document i try to use distiller with i get the following:- %%[ Error: undefined; OffendingCommand: ÐÏ à¡± á ]%% %%[ Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored ]%% %%[ Warning: PostScript error. No PDF file produced. ] %% Any clues o [More]