Cisco 800W WiFi configuration example

Cisco 800-series devices have embedded AP in them.

Here is an example of simple configuration of wireless network on these routers (851W, 871W еtс).

In this example Network SSID: WiFi-SSID
Encryption is WPA-TKIP
WPA key: wpakey01


dot11 ssid WiFi-SSID
vlan 1
authentication open
authentication key-management wpa
wpa-psk ascii 0 wpakey01

bridge irb

interface Dot11Radio0
no ip address
encryption vlan 1 mode ciphers tkip
ssid WiFi-SSID

interface Dot11Radio0.1
encapsulation dot1Q 1 native
no cdp enable
bridge-group 1

interface BVI1
ip address
ip nat inside
ip virtual-reassembly

bridge 1 protocol ieee
bridge 1 route ip


You will probably want to have DHCP for wireless clients as well:


ip dhcp pool WiFi


Don’t forget to add new wireless network to your NAT rule, in order to reach out the Internet.

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