Cisco WAP Wireless Access Point
Easy Setup Guide
You can easily set up your WAP
in this step-by-step guide.
Connecting WAP
Installing FindIT

3
Configuring WAP
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2
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1
Connecting WAP
1-1
Before You Begin
3 Check the state of the LED.
After the LED on the front panel is changed
Before you begin the installation, make sure that you have the following equipment:
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WAP
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Network Switch with PoE
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Ethernet Cable
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PC
from blinking to lighting, install the Cisco
FindIT Network Discovery Utility to the PC
by following steps.
Connect the PC to the same network as the switch.
1-2
Connecting WAP
Connecting the WAP to the Network
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It is recommended to install the Cisco FindIT in this guide. By Cisco
FindIT, even if the IP address of the WAP is unknown or changed, you
can easily access to the web-based Configuration Utility of WAP.
In addition, you can:
1 Connect the Ethernet cable to the
PoE Ethernet port of the switch.
・Access to the web-based Configuration Utility of other devices, such
as Cisco Small Business Swicthes and Routers.
・Download new firmware updates to the PC with just a few clicks.
・View basic reports, including inventory, maintenance, and end-of-life
reports.
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2 Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port of the
WAP.
If you want to configure the WAP without the Cisco FindIT, you must:
・Locate the IP address of the WAP assigned by your DHCP server, and enter the IP address
in the web browser.
・Locate the SSID (CiscoSB-Setup) of the WAP by using wireless clients, and use the 'cis-
Caution: Cisco 100/300 Series Wireless Access Points
co123' passkey to access the WAP.
If PoE is not provided, plug in the supplied power adapter to provide power to the WAP. The
power adapter is supplied with 100 series, sold separately for 300 series. The Gigabit PoE in-
After accessing to the web-based Configuration Utility of WAP by any of the methods, proceed
jector is available too, this is useful for extended cable runs, or when using a non-PoE switch..
to "3-1 Logging in to Configuration Utility", ❸.
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Installing FindIT
Installing FindIT
4 Run the installer.
5 Click [Yes].
To configure the WAP, use the Cisco FindIT Network Discovery Utility to access
to the web-based Configuration Utility. Follow these steps to download the Cisco
FindIT from Cisco.com and install it to the PC.
1 Enter the URL into a web
5
browser address bar.
http://www.cisco.com/jp/go/
findit/download
6 Click [Next].
2
2 Click the latest version
under [Latest] on the left
pane.
6
3 Select the appropriate in3
7 Select [I accept the terms
staller for your OS, and
in the license agreement].
click [Download].
8 Click [Next].
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To find out if your computer is
running a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows, go to [Control
Panel] - [System and Security]
7
8
- [System].
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9 Click [Next].
Installing FindIT
13 Click [Next].
If you want to change the default
Wait until the next window ap-
installation folder, click [Change]
pears.
and enter or choose the desired
installation folder.
9
13
10 Select browsers on which
14 Click [Finish].
you want to install Cisco
After installation is done, launch
FindIT.
the Cisco FindIT and configure
11 Click [Next].
WAP by following steps.
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12 Click [Install].
Caution
Your PC must meet the following requirements to run Cisco FindIT.
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Operating system:
- Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10
- Apple OS X 10.8 or later
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Browser
- Apple Safari Version 7 or later (OS X), or Version 5 or later (Windows)
- Google Chrome Version 34 or later
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- Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 10 or later
- Mozilla Firefox 30 or later
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3-1
Configuring WAP
Configuring WAP
5 Click [Send Now] to help
"Product
Improvement
data" or [Don't send] not
to do. You can view data
Logging in to Configuration Utility
before sending by clicking
[View data before sending].
Now you can launch the CiscoFindIT with your web browser or from the list of installed applications, and you can easily find and log in to the Configuration Utility of
WAP from your web browser
5
1 Enter your username used
for logging in to your OS.
2 Enter your password used
for logging in to your OS.
6 Right-click the WAP
3 Click[Submit].
1
3
The WAP is typically shown as
[wap...] under [Wireless] in the
2
Device Discovery sidebar.
4 Click [OK]to enable "Lifecycle Reporting" or [Cancel] to disable.
7 Click [Open].
6
7
8 Click [Continue to this
website (not recommended)].
4
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9 Enter“cisco”in the [Username].
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10 Enter“cisco”in the [Password].
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3-2
Configuring WAP
Configuring Device
After logging in to the Configuration Utility, the Access Point Setup Wizard automatically appears to help you perform initial configuration.
11 Click [Log In].
1 Click [Next].
The Access Point Setup Wizard
window appears.
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The factory default user name
and password are cisco.
1
2 Click [Dynamic IP Address
(DHCP) (Recommended)].
2
3 Click [Next].
If you want to configure the IP
address manually, click [Static IP
Address] and enter the IP information in each fields.
3
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With Firefox and Internet Explorer, the CiscoFindIT appears in a sidebar adjacent to the content
area of the browser. With Chrome, Safari, and the CiscoFindIT application, the CiscoFindIT
appears in a separate window.
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7 Click [Network Time Pro-
4 Click [Do not Enable Single
tocol (NTP)].
Point Setup].
5 Click [Next].
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Configuring WAP
8 Click [Next].
7
You can also configure the sys-
Caution: Cisco WAP131
tem clock manually.
The WAP 131 does not support
the Single Point Setup, skip this
step.
8
5
6 Select the time zone for
9 Enter a password in the
your location.
[New Password].
10 Enter it again in the [Con6
firm Password].
9
11 Click [Next].
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The Configure Radio 1 - Name
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Your Wireless Network window
appears.
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The Password Complexity enabled by default requires the password to conform to the following complexity settings:
・ Is different from the user name.
・ Is different from the current password.
・ Has a minimum length of eight characters.
・ Contains characters from at least three character classes (uppercase letters, lowercase
letters, numbers, and special characters available on a standard keyboard).
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Configuring Radio 1
Configuring WAP
6 Enter a VLAN ID.
By default, the VLAN ID as-
The WAP contains two radios (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz), each radio functions as an inde-
signed to the management in-
pendent wireless access point. Configure Radio 1 first, then Radio 2.
terface for your access point is
1 Enter a SSID in the [Net-
1.
7 Click [Next].
6
work Name (SSID)].
The Configure Radio 2 - Name
7
2 Click [Next].
1
3-4
2
Your Wireless Network window
appears.
Configuring Radio 2
Configure Radio 2.
1 Enter a SSID in the [Network Name (SSID)].
3 Click [Best Security (WPA2
Personal - AES)].
3
4 Enter a security key.
2 Click [Next].
1
5 Click [Next].
2
4
5
Caution
Not all the WAPs have two radios. If you use the WAP121, WAP321 or WAP551, skip“3-4
Configuring Radio 2”.
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3 Click [Best Security (WPA2
Personal - AES)].
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4 Enter a security key.
5 Click [Next].
3-5
Configuring WAP
Configuring Guest Network
Use Captive Portal to set up a guest network, which means that wireless users
need to be authenticated before they can access the Internet.
1 Click [Yes].
2 Click [Next].
4
5
If you do not want to create a
guest network, Click [No] and
1
skip to "3-6 Confirming Settings" on the page 19.
6 Enter a VLAN ID.
2
7 Click [Next].
The Enable Captive Portal Create Your Guest Network
window appears.
3 Click [Radio 1] or [Radio 2]
6
7
in which you would like to
3
place the guest network.
4 Enter a SSID in the [Guest
4
Network Name].
5 Click [Next].
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6 Click [Best Security (WPA2
Personal - AES)].
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7 Enter a security key.
3-6
Configuring WAP
Confirming Settings
Review the settings that you configured, save and enable them on the WAP.
8 Click [Next].
1 Scroll down to view the
settings.
1
2 Click [Submit].
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8
Wait until Device Setup Complete window appears.
9 Enter a VLAN ID.
10 Click [Next].
2
Caution
The guest network VLAN ID
3 Click [Finish].
should be different from the
9
10
business VLAN ID. If both the
Your WAP has been set up suc-
guest SSID and business SSID
cessfully.
are on the same VLAN, then
clients on these networks can
communicate together.
11 Click [Next].
3
If you want to redirect wireless
users to a webpage after they
log on to the guest network,
check [Enable Redirect URL]
and enter the URL.
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Appendix Where to Go From Here Settings
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Support
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Product Documentation
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Cisco Support Community
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Cisco 100 Series Wireless Access Points Administration Guide
http://www.cisco.com/go/smallbizsupport
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Cisco Support and Resources
http://www.cisco.com/go/smallbizhelp
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Phone Support Contacts
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/support/tsd_cisco_small_business_support_center_contacts.html
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Cisco Firmware Downloads
http://www.cisco.com/go/smallbizfirmware
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http://www.cisco.com/go/100_wap_resources
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Cisco 300 Series Wireless Access Points Administration Guide
http://www.cisco.com/go/300_wap_resources
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Cisco 500 Series Wireless Access Points Administration Guide
http://www.cisco.com/go/500_wap_resources
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Cisco Wireless Accessories
http://www.cisco.com/go/wap_accessories
Cisco Open Source Requests
http://www.cisco.com/go/smallbiz_opensource_request
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Cisco Partner Central
http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/sell/smb
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Cisco Online Device Emulators
http://www.cisco.com/go/onlinedevicemanagers
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