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Access Point Verification

Follow the steps below to ensure your access point (AIR-CAP model) is connected and configured to an active demonstration which includes a Wireless LAN Controller (WLC).

  1. Connect to the monitoring workstation (wkst1) using one of the following options:

    After connecting to the demonstration via AnyConnect, use your local RDP client to connect to Workstation1 located at Log in with the credentials administrator/C1sco12345.

  2. Navigate to the wireless LAN controller located at
  3. Log in to the wireless LAN controller using session specific credentials. As the login username, enter the username you used to log in to Cisco dCloud or the generic username dcloud, and as the password, enter the unique session ID.
  4. Change your AP to the correct country:
    • Navigate to Wireless > All APs and select the AP.
    • Select the Advanced tab and select the country in the Country Code drop-down list. If the physical country is not in the list, select the country that matches the wireless regulatory domain.
    • Click Apply.

    Figure 1. Advanced Tab

  5. Name the wireless LAN controller:
    • Select the High Availability tab.
    • In the Name field for the Primary Controller, enter WLC1.
    • Click Apply.

    Figure 2. High Availability Tab

  6. Enable your AP:
    • Select the General tab and select Enable for the Admin Status.
    • Click Apply.

    Figure 3. General Tab

  7. Make sure wireless is enabled on the wireless LAN controller.
  8. Verify your AP radios are UP. Navigate to Wireless > All APs and select your AP:
    • Under the Interfaces tab, ensure your radios are UP. If the operational status is DOWN, you must enable them.

      Figure 4. Interfaces Tab

    • Navigate to Wireless > Radios > 802.11a/n.
    • Hover over the blue triangle (blue_triangle) next to your AP. Select Configure.
    • Under General > Admin Status, select Enable. Click Apply.
    • Repeat the same for Wireless > Radios > 802.11b/g/n.
  9. Complete the remaining steps in the Get Started section of your guide.