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VIEW Certified Configuration Guide
Cisco
2100/4400/5500 Series WLC (Wireless LAN Controller),
WiSM (Wireless Services Module) and 3750G Integrated WLC
with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs
October 2010 Edition
1725-36192-001
Version H

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  • Page 1 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide Cisco 2100/4400/5500 Series WLC (Wireless LAN Controller), WiSM (Wireless Services Module) and 3750G Integrated WLC with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs October 2010 Edition 1725-36192-001 Version H...
  • Page 2 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide Patent Information Notice The accompanying product is protected by one Polycom, Inc. has prepared this document for or more US and foreign patents and/or pending use by Polycom personnel and customers. The patent applications held by Polycom, Inc. drawings and specifications contained herein are the property of Polycom and shall be neither Copyright Notice...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Contents Overview ....................4 Certified Product Summary ..............4 Known Limitations ................5 Polycom References ................5 Product Support ..................6 Section 1: Configuration for SVP Operation ........... 7 Network Topology ................7 Configuring a New Controller Starting from Factory Defaults ....................7...
  • Page 4: Overview

    Network topology: Switched Ethernet (recommended) † Push-to-talk (PTT) audio quality may be impaired on Cisco 1140 and 1250 802.11n APs with version 5.2.193.0 certified software. All customers requiring PTT using these models should pilot test this feature at their deployment site.
  • Page 5: Known Limitations

    Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs *SpectraLink handset models 8020/8030 and their OEM derivates are verified compatible with the WLAN hardware and software identified in the table. Throughout the remainder of this document they will be referred to collectively as “SpectraLink Wireless Telephones” or “handsets”.
  • Page 6: Product Support

    RADIUS server required for using WPA2-Enterprise or Cisco FSR security types. Installation and configuration guides for Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers can be found on Cisco’s website. To convert the Cisco 1200 Series Autonomous AP to Lightweight mode, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/con version/lwapp/upgrade/guide/lwapnote.html...
  • Page 7: Section 1: Configuration For Svp Operation

    Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Section 1: Configuration for SVP Operation Network Topology RADIUS Authentication Server (for WPA2-Enterprise Security) SIP PBX SVP Server TFTP Server, DHCP Server Cisco 4400 Series WIRELESS LAN CONTROLLER...
  • Page 8: Connecting To The Controller Via A Browser

    4. The Startup Wizard provides for an easy means to perform initial controller setup and provisioning. Refer to the Installation and Startup Guide for the Cisco 4400 Series WLC, or other appropriate controller, found at Cisco’s website. This document contains a detailed explanation of using the Startup Wizard for the 4400: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/4400/quic...
  • Page 9: Installing Software

    Section 1: SVP Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Installing Software 1. Make sure that the correct version of software, listed in the Product Summary, is installed on the controller. From the main menu, click Monitor.
  • Page 10: Connecting Aps

    VIEW Certified Configuration Guide The setup instructions outlined in this document are for the configuration shown in the diagram only. Your configuration may differ, and the appropriate adjustments must be made. 1. From the main menu, click Controller. 2. Set the and enter a multicast IP Ethernet Multicast Mode Multicast...
  • Page 11: Ap Configuration

    Section 1: SVP Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs 2. In the navigation pane, click . Verify that the proper IP Interfaces addresses are assigned to the interfaces. 3. Under click Interface Name management 4.
  • Page 12 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide Configuration for handsets running in 802.11b & b/g mixed mode 1. From the main menu, click Wireless 2. In the navigation pane, under click , then select Access Points Radios . All the APs that are connected should be listed, showing 802.11b/g/n their Operational Status...
  • Page 13 Section 1: SVP Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Global settings for RF Channel Assignment Tx Power Level were not tested. For Assignment Custom Tx Power RF Channel settings please consult your facility’s RF site survey — optimized for wireless voice traffic —...
  • Page 14 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide 802.11 Minimum Available Maximum Radio Standard Signal Strength (RSSI) "Mandatory" Data Rate -70 dBm 1 Mb/s 802.11b -60 dBm 11 Mb/s -63 dBm 6 Mb/s 802.11g -47 dBm 54 Mb/s -60 dBm 6 Mb/s 802.11a -45 dBm 54 Mb/s For additional details on RF deployment please see the Deploying Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi Telephony white paper and the Best...
  • Page 15 Section 1: SVP Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Configuration for handsets running in 802.11a mode 1. From the main menu, click Wireless 2. In the navigation pane, under click then select Access Points Radios, .
  • Page 16 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide Screenshot for 1100, 1130, 1200, 1230 and 1240 series access points: Screenshot for 1140 and 1250 series access points: 7. In the navigation pane under , click 802.11a/n Network 8. Set 802.11a Network Status Disable ; the radio will be re-enabled after setting radio parameters 9.
  • Page 17: Setting Up The Ssid

    Section 1: SVP Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs For additional details on RF deployment please see the Deploying Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi Telephony white paper and the Best Practices Guide for Deploying SpectraLink 8020/8030 Wireless Telephones.
  • Page 18 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide 1. From the main menu, click WLANs 2. In the screen, select Create New from the drop down list and WLANs click Go. 3. Enter the Profile Name SSID 4. Click the button. Apply 5. Select the for the voice SSID.
  • Page 19 Section 1: SVP Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs 8. Under the tab, set . This is the Quality of Service Platinum required setting for voice traffic. 9. Set (Note: This is required for usage with...
  • Page 20 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide b. For WPA-PSK, under WPA+WPA2 Parameters: Select the check box. WPA-Policy ii. Select the check box for TKIP WPA Encryption iii. At select from the drop-down list. Auth Key Mgmt may be selected as for both PSK Format ASCII WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK policies...
  • Page 21 Section 1: SVP Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs 12. Click the button to save all changes. Apply PN: 1725-36192-001_H...
  • Page 23: Section 2: Configuration For Wi-fi Standard Qos Or Ccxv4 Operation

    Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Section 2: Configuration for Wi-Fi Standard QoS or CCXv4 Operation Network Topology RADIUS Authentication Server (for WPA2-Enterprise Security) SIP PBX TFTP Server, DHCP Server Cisco 4400 Series...
  • Page 24: Configuring A New Controller Starting From Factory Defaults

    4. The Startup Wizard provides for an easy means to perform initial controller setup and provisioning. Refer to the Installation and Startup Guide for the Cisco 4400 Series WLC, or other appropriate controller, found at Cisco’s website. This document contains a detailed explanation of using the Startup Wizard for the 4400: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/controller/4400/quic...
  • Page 25: Installing Software

    Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Installing Software 1. Make sure that the correct version of software, listed in the Product Summary, is installed on the controller. From the main menu, click Monitor.
  • Page 26: Controller Setup

    VIEW Certified Configuration Guide Reboot the Controller. Controller Setup The initial setup of the controller is shown below. The setup instructions outlined in this document are for the configuration shown in the diagram only. Your configuration may differ, and the appropriate adjustments must be made. It is not necessary to configure each AP individually.
  • Page 27: Connecting Aps

    Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Connecting APs As the APs are connected to the network, they should automatically find the controller via the CAPWAP discovery algorithms. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server will assign each AP an IP address.
  • Page 28: Ap Configuration

    VIEW Certified Configuration Guide 4. Under , enter the IP address of the DHCP Information Primary DHCP Server 5. Repeat this step for the interface. ap-manager 6. Click the button and save the changes. Apply AP Configuration All handsets operating on a given AP radio must have the same QoS setting.
  • Page 29 Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Configuration for handsets running in 802.11b & b/g mixed mode 1. From the main menu, click Wireless 2. In the navigation pane, under click...
  • Page 30 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide 3. Select from the drop-down list for the access point you Configure wish to change. Global settings for RF Channel Assignment Tx Power Level were not tested. For Assignment Custom Tx Power RF Channel settings please consult your facility’s RF site survey — optimized for wireless voice traffic —...
  • Page 31 Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Screenshot for 1140 and 1250 series access points: 7. In the navigation pane under , click 802.11b/g/n Network 8. Set . The radio will be re-enabled 802.11b/g Network Status...
  • Page 32 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide handset power should be configured to match the highest transmit power of the APs. Click the Apply button to save the settings. 12. In the navigation pane under select 802.11b/g/n, EDCA Parameters. Select from the drop-down list. 14.
  • Page 33 Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Any WLAN using the network must be disabled before changing Admission Control settings. 19. Click the button to save the settings. Apply 20. In the navigation pane under 802.11b/g/n, select...
  • Page 34 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide Configuration for handsets running in 802.11a mode 1. From the main menu, click Wireless 2. In the navigation pane, under click then select Access Points Radios, . All the APs that are connected should be listed, showing 802.11a /n their Operational Status...
  • Page 35 Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs Screenshot for 1100, 1130, 1200, 1230 and 1240 series access points: Screenshot for 1140 and 1250 series access points: 7. In the navigation pane under click 802.11a/n,...
  • Page 36 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide For additional details on RF deployment please see the Deploying Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi Telephony white paper and the Best Practices Guide for Deploying SpectraLink 8020/8030 Wireless Telephones. 10. Use the default (2346 bytes). Fragmentation Threshold 11. Set the Beacon Period 12.
  • Page 37: Setting Up The Ssid

    Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs 17. In the navigation pane under 802.11a/n, select Voice 18. Select the ) checkbox. (This step is optional if Admission Control the handset is configured with Admission Control set to Optional, this setting must match setting in Video) 19.
  • Page 38 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide 1. From the main menu, click WLANs 2. In the screen, select Create New from the drop down list and WLANs click Go. 3. Enter the Profile Name SSID 4. Click the button twice. Apply 5. Select the for the voice SSID.
  • Page 39 Section 2: WMM Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with 1100, 1130, 1140, 1200, 1230, 1240, 1250 APs 8. Under the tab, set . This is the Quality of Service Platinum required setting for voice traffic. 9. Set WMM Policy Required 10. Under the tab.
  • Page 40 VIEW Certified Configuration Guide may be selected as for both PSK Format ASCII WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK policies c. For WPA2-Enterprise (802.1X), select WPA+WPA2 Parameters Select the check box. WPA2 Policy ii. Select the check box for WPA2 Encryption iii. At , select from the drop- Auth Key Mgmt...

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