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This tutorial describes a detailed procedure showing how to perform the initial IP configuration on a Cisco access point WAP 321.

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Power on the access point, wait one minute and press the reset button on the rear of the unit for 15 seconds.


Connect your access point on your computer using a crossover cable and set the IP address 192.168.1.10 on your computer.

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Try to ping the default address of the cisco equipment. (192.168.1.245)

C:\> ping 192.168.1.245
Disparando 192.168.1.245 com 32 bytes de dados:
Resposta de 192.168.1.245: bytes=32 tempo=5ms TTL=255
Resposta de 192.168.1.245: bytes=32 tempo=5ms TTL=255


Open your browser, enter the default IP address of the cisco access point to access the administrative Web interface. (192.168.1.245)

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When presented with the login prompt enter the following information:

  • Username: cisco
  • Password: cisco


Note!
The system will request that the default password of the equipment is changed.


After accessing the administrative interface, click the menu and select the wireless networks option.

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Change the following settings:

  • The name of your network.
  • Select the type of security WPA Personal.

 

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Set the password for your wireless network and save your configuration.

 

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After finishing the configuration of your wireless network you must activate it. Just click the wireless menu and select the Radio option.

 

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Enable the radio function of your access point to the network to be activated immediately.

 

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Your access point was set up successfully.

 

Note! If you want to change the IP address of your access point, click the LAN menu and select VLAN and IPv4 Address option.

 

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 CONCLUSION

This tutorial presented the initial IP configuration process of an access point Cisco WAP 321.

***UPDATED VERSION OF THIS TUTORIAL