ExtremeWireless (Identifi)

  • 1.  Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605

    Posted 01-12-2016 14:45
    Does anyone know what this log means?
    THis AP just quit working and then came back up, but I am trying to find out what caused it.




  • 2.  RE: Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605

    Posted 01-12-2016 15:36
    Hi Laura,

    it's just a "hey I'm up again" message.

    I'd assume the log level is set to default (=minor) so might be a good idea to set it to informational so you'd might get more informations next time.

    GUI > Controller > Log > Logs Configuration > System Log Level > Wireless AP Log Level > Informational

    I'd also strongly recommend to upgrade to V9.21 - V8 is very old and the last patch was released 6 month ago.

    One last question - not related to the message - are all the topologies on the controller configured to bridge@AP or do you also use bridge@EWC or routed.

    -Ron


  • 3.  RE: Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605

    Posted 01-12-2016 15:36
    I don't understand what the "Topologies" mean? The controller says we have three. One says it is bridged at the AP.



  • 4.  RE: Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605

    Posted 01-12-2016 15:36
    Topologies are the available interfaces that you'd use to forward traffic from the WLAN to the LAN.
    In the Role section you'd set which Role should use which Topology.

    In that case you've 2 (the Admin is just so you'd manage the controller).

    I was asking because the controller has only one interface (esa0) connected/up and was concerned that the whole client traffic of the school is passing via this 1GB interface.... which wouldn't be a very good design decision :-)

    Thanks,
    Ron


  • 5.  RE: Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605

    Posted 01-12-2016 15:45
    I second Ron's recommendation to upgrade 🙂


  • 6.  RE: Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605

    Posted 01-18-2016 10:18
    Just checked my settings and although I have 'Wireless AP Log Level' set to 'information'. But looking in LOGS > AP LOGS and looking at the logs for a busy AP, there is nothing listed in the last 6 weeks? Is this normal, I was expecting to see connections/disconnections and all sorts of other interesting information.

    EDIT. Just noticed I had a filter set, but selecting ALL only gets me 1 extra entry.


  • 7.  RE: Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605



  • 8.  RE: Enterasys c5210 controller log file for AP3605

    Posted 01-18-2016 15:29
    That is normal, you don't see client related traps in this log only traps for AP "problems".