HP E Series Wireless – Cannot Access Local LAN
Nov17

HP E Series Wireless – Cannot Access Local LAN

KB ID 0000486 Dtd 07/08/11 Problem You have an HP HP E-Series Mobility E-MSM460, 466 & 430 Access Point, and you cannot access resources on your local LAN (though internet access works fine). This is default “Out of the box” behavior, a lot of consumers want to provide wireless access but DONT want the wireless clients having access to their local servers. That’s fine but what if you do? Solution 1. Log into the...

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Setup and Configure HP Wireless E-MSM720 Wireless Controller with HP E-MSM430 Access Points
Nov17

Setup and Configure HP Wireless E-MSM720 Wireless Controller with HP E-MSM430 Access Points

KB ID 0000692 Dtd 04/10/12 Problem We got some ‘demo stock’ in the office this week, I don’t do a lot of wireless, so I thought I would get it setup and have a look to see how easy/difficult it was. Hardware used HP E-MSM720 Premium Mobility Controller (J9694A) HP E-MSM 430 Wireless N Dual Radio Access Point (J9651A) HP HP 2915-8G-P-o-E Switch (J5692A) The switch and controller are ‘tiny’ so if you want...

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Manually Configuring HP Wireless (MSM 720 controller) for Public and Private Wireless Networks
Nov17

Manually Configuring HP Wireless (MSM 720 controller) for Public and Private Wireless Networks

KB ID 0000833 Dtd 17/07/13 Problem In the following procedure I’ll configure the following; HP 5412zl Switch. Cisco ASA 5510 Firewall. HP MSM720 Controller. HP MSM460 and MSM317 Access Points. If you are configuring an MSM765zl or MSM775zl use the following article first. HP MSM765zl and 775zl – Initial Setup and Routing Assumptions Private SSID will be on the normal corporate LAN (In this case 172.16.254.0/24). Public...

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Change HP Wireless Access Points from Autonomous to Controlled Mode
Nov17

Change HP Wireless Access Points from Autonomous to Controlled Mode

KB ID 0000853 Dtd 10/09/13 Problem I had a client this week who was putting in an MSM730 Wireless controller, and a few MSM460 Access Points. They already had an MSM460 in their meeting room, and I was asked to add that into the new setup on the controller as well. Out of the box the access points are in controlled mode (look for a controller), if they don’t find one they assume they are in autonomous mode and either setup on...

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HP MSM Controller – Access Points Stuck ‘Waiting Acceptance’
Nov17

HP MSM Controller – Access Points Stuck ‘Waiting Acceptance’

KB ID 0000868 Dtd 11/10/13 Problem When viewing the Controller > Controlled APs, You may see some of them stuck with a ‘Waiting Acceptance’ status. Solution This happens because the Access Point can contact the controller, (otherwise you wouldn’t even see it). But the controller cant get traffic back to the access point, to update its firmware, or to synchronize it. The root cause of this is usually because this access...

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Register HP Wireless Access Points With an HP MSM Controller on a Different Subnet
Nov17

Register HP Wireless Access Points With an HP MSM Controller on a Different Subnet

KB ID 0000913 Dtd 31/01/14 Problem If you have HP Access Points on remote sites, you have the choice of either leaving them in automomous mode, or registering them with a controller at another site. This is handy if you want to manage all your VSC’s from one location. You can do this via DNS, or via DHCP at that remote site, (I tend to setup both to be on the safe side). Solution Option 1: Set MSM Controller Location via DHCP 1....

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