Configuring WPA2-PSK security profile
KB ARTICLE TYPE: Configuration
RELATED PRODUCTS: controller, WPA-PSK, security profile
RELATED SOFTWARE VERSIONS: N/A
KEYWORDS: Ascom, practice, battery
Step 1: Go to Configuration tab > Click on Security > Click Add.
Step 2: Select WPA2-PSK keys under L2 Modes Allowed, data encrypt mode will be set to CCMP-AES.
Step 3: Pre-shared Key (Alphanumeric/Hexadecimal). In the Pre-shared Key text box, enter the key that is to be used for WPA2-PSK. The key can be from 8 to 63 ASCII characters or 64 hex characters (hex keys must use the prefix "0x" or the key will not work).
Step 4: Leave reset of the settings as default >> click OK and save the settings
Step 1: Get into the CLI of the controller, through SSH
Step 2: Get into config terminal mode and use the following commands
Step 3 :
MeruController1(config-security)# allowed-l2-modes wpa2-psk
MeruController1(config-security)# psk key <key>
MeruController1(config-security)# encryption-modes ccmp-aes
Step 4: Save the running config to startup config
Step 5: Now to use the security profile map it to ess profile
TEST RESULTS: Wireless clients connecting to the ssid with WPA2-PSK security profile will be seeing the network as secured and has to provide the PSK-key to get authenticated into the network.
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