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Devices behind 3rd party wireless bridge unreachable over time

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TitleDevices behind 3rd party wireless bridge unreachable over time
Symptoms
Devices behind 3rd party wireless bridge become unreachable over time
Environment
  • ExtremeWireless (identFi)
  • Wireless bridge hides MAC of real devices but not the real IP
Cause
Functioning as designed (FAD)
Resolution
Using the same MAC for multiple IP's causes the controller to be unable match session data for encapsulation in the tunnel back to the client and vice-versa.

Workaround 1
  • Use a wireless bridge that hides both the MAC and IP of the devices behind it (NAT)
Workaround 2
  • Use a WDS or Mesh bridge
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