The Cisco Catalyst CW9166, CW9164 and CW9162 Wi-Fi 6E Access Points feature the ability to be managed either in the Meraki cloud, or with a Catalyst 9800 Wireless LAN Controller. Many of us have wanted this feature for a decade! Each of the ”CW” access-points are convertible between the two modes, which allows you to […]
Deploying and Configuring the Cisco Catalyst 9800-CL in VMware – a Detailed Guide
The intent of this post is to get your Catalyst 9800-CL online with a trunked network interface. I will be writing another post to cover configuring WLANs, go over the new configuration model, and best practices. First off, don’t let the length of this post scare you. I promise it really is simple if you […]
Rolling AP Upgrades with Cisco Prime Infrastructure 3.3
Cisco Prime Infrastructure 3.3 was released on November 22, 2017, and this new version brings a few notable feature improvements. The feature I’m most excited about is called “Rolling AP Upgrade.” Rolling AP Upgrade allows you to select groups of access points to upgrade in succession, while leaving other access points online, to serve clients […]
Cisco Identity PSK – What is it, and how is it configured?
With WLC Code v8.5, Cisco has introduced a new feature called Identity PSK, also referred to as iPSK. This post is intended to explain the purpose and benefits of iPSK, as well as show you how to configure the WLC, and ISE for iPSK functionality. What is Identity PSK? Traditionally, on a WLAN that is […]