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How to configure WiNG AP to act as a client bridge?

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TitleHow to configure WiNG AP to act as a client bridge?
What is required to configure WiNG AP to act as a wireless client bridge?
  • All Summit WM3000 Series Controllers
  • ExtremeWireless WiNG Controllers
  • ExtremeWireless WiNG Access Points
  • WiNG 5 Software
WiNG APs are capable of acting as a client bridge to intermediate wireless connection to non-wireless clients.
You can turn on the bridge feature in device's radio interface context

Using CLI:
AP(config-profile-default-AP)#interface radio 2
 rf-mode bridge
 bridge ssid BRIDGE
 bridge encryption-type ccmp
 bridge wpa-wpa2 psk 0 sseteambrno

Using GUI:

Navigate to Configuration - Profiles - Device profile - Interface - Radios - Radio X - Radio Settings

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Then fine tune the Client Bridge Settings

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However, you have to keep in mind that the way APs act may differ per platform.
Read documents below and see topology drafts to understand better:

Client Bridge Support on AP6522

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Client Bridge Support on AP7522 / AP7532 / AP7562

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Unlike AP6522 only Client Bridge Radio Base MAC address will be seen on the infrastructure.
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