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How to configure Natting on a WiNG Express Virtual controller

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TitleHow to configure Natting on a WiNG Express Virtual controller
To have wireless clients pull IP addresses from a dedicated pool if internal IP addresses without affecting the corporate IP reserve. 
  • AP65xx with WiNG Express GUI
  • AP75xx with WiNG Express GUI
  • AP65xxE
  • AP75xxE
  • WiNG Express 5.8.x
*** Please make sure you click on the Apply button after each configuration change ***

A - Create a Corporate and an Internal VLAN:
  1. Log into the GUI interface of the Virtual controller
  2. Go to Configuration > Access Points
  3. Click on the Virtual controller AP Name
  4. Under IP Settings click on Add. 
  5. Enter 1 in the VLAN field
  6. We're going to use IP address for this example
  7. Click on the Apply button. 
  8. Repeat steps 4 to 7 to create the Internal VLAN. We're gong to use VLAN ID 100 and IP address for this example.  
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B - Create the WLAN and map it to the Internal VLAN:
  1. Go to Configuration > Wireless
  2. Under Wireless Lan click on Add
  3. Create your wireless Lan and make sure to enter 100 in the VLAN field 
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C - Create a DHCP policy for the Internal VLAN:
  1. Go to Configuration > Services
  2. Under DHCP Setting click on Add
  3. Create and enable the DHCP policy
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D - Enable and configure WAN:
  1. Go to Configuration > WAN
  2. Under WAN setting check the box to enable WAN
  3. Enter all relevant IP address information
  4. Under Nat Interface Settings, edit VLAN 100 (do this for the internal vlan only) and check the NAT Enable box
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E - Allow the VLANS on the GE port:
  1. Go to Configuration > LAN
  2. Under LAN Port Setting edit the ge1 port
  3. Enter 1,100 in the Allowed VLAN field

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Additional notes
Make sure that the same VLANs you configured on the APs are also allowed on the managed switch ports they are connected on. 



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