How can I tell from the support info if the mesh AP uplink is set for auto or for manual uplink?

Summary

Mesh AP configuration, it's unknown whether it's manual or auto for uplink configuration

Question

How can I tell from the support info if the mesh AP uplink is set for auto or for manual uplink?

Customer Environment

Various mesh APs. 7372 models running ZD3k 9.12.3.0.34

Root Cause

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Troubleshooting Steps



 

Workaround

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Resolution

In the support info file, do a search for Supplicant Status.

When the mesh AP is set for Auto, you will see the following:

        Interfaces:
                AP: wlan62 at ifindex:11.
                Station: wlan63 at ifindex:10.
        Supplicant Status:
                bssid=e0:10:7f:93:25:77
                ssid=Mesh-181408000034
                id=0
                pairwise_cipher=CCMP
                group_cipher=CCMP
                key_mgmt=WPA2-PSK
                wpa_state=COMPLETED
                ip_address=0.0.0.0

When the mesh AP is set to Manual with an specific Root to connect to:

        Interfaces:
                AP: wlan62 at ifindex:11.
                Station: wlan63 at ifindex:10.
        Supplicant Status:
                bssid=e0:10:7f:93:13:b7
                ssid=Mesh-181408000034
                id=0
                pairwise_cipher=CCMP
                group_cipher=CCMP
                key_mgmt=WPA2-PSK
                wpa_state=COMPLETED8550
                ip_address=0.0.0.0
                mesh acl ignore=0
                e0:10:7f:13:13:b0


Where mesh_acl_ignore=0 means that it's set to manual and the mac address(es) below are the uplink APs designated for this AP only to connect to.

Mesh manual mode is set at the Configure / AP, select the AP, go to the Advanced Section, select manual and select the uplink selected APs:

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Article Number:
000006182

Updated:
December 07, 2016 11:42 AM (almost 6 years ago)

Tags:
Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting, ZoneDirector, SmartCell Gateway

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