Raspberry Pi – remote site IPSec wireless router

This post on CSC caught my attention and reminded me of the challenges thrown up whilst working my first IT job at a charity. Typically trying to stitch together enterprise solutions for the bare minimum price. At time of writing to two replies to the post come in at $700 (C881W) and $670 (MX64W). The... Continue Reading →


3850 – open SSID with MAC filter

How to configure an open SSID with MAC address filtering on the Cisco 3850.

Cisco ISE 1.4 – Configuring Eduroam

This document details the steps for using ISE to authenticate Eduroam users. Janet is the name of the UK provider of Eduroam, please replace this with your own reference. Three rules cover the authentication scenarios which will be encountered: Rule 1: User is not a member of the institution Rule 2: User is a member... Continue Reading →

Cisco WLC Mobility Groups

Cisco WLC Mobility Groups - Data Path down/ Control Path down Cisco Mobility Group – Anchor : Data Path Down The path of the mobility group EtherIP tunnel between WLCs passes through a single CheckPoint firewall (R77.20), requiring that rules be defined to allow UDP/16666 and TCP/97 traffic to and from the WLCs. I created... Continue Reading →

Deploying Cisco Wireless Domain Services (WDS)

Wireless Domain Services (WDS) is a service that can be configured on Cisco autonomous Access Points (AP), where a single AP is nominated to handle authentication requests for all attached APs. The benefits of this include caching of user credentials to speed up authentication and improve client roaming between APs.The AP running the WDS server... Continue Reading →

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