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Basic Config for C857W just the wireless


I need some help, iam going to have ADSL and want to create a BVI interface with my vlan bridged, i am trying to get the wirless to work in DHCP and it connects but i can not get a IP address can someone please either explain how to do it or put a basic config up for me.. i am wrecking my brian trying to figure this out..

I have tried multipule times with no success i get hte ADSL working but my wireless just does not want to let me connect!!!!!

Thank you


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paolo bevilacqua
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Post router configuration, then someone will be able to help you.


Here is my config for my Wireless,as per what i have been reading and know of wireless(Not Cisco) i have left this

wide open for anyone to conntec but yet... Still can not connect to it or get a DHCP address, what am i doing wrng here?

Right now i am not even trying to Bridge(Did a Reset on it)just want to prove out my Wrieless before i

start anything else.


*Oct 26 02:09:51.035: %LINK-3-UPDOWN: Interface Dot11Radio0, changed state to up

*Oct 26 02:09:51.035: %LINK-3-UPDOWN: Interface Virtual-Dot11Radio0, changed state to down

*Oct 26 02:09:52.035: %LINEPROTO-5-UPDOWN: Line protocol on Interface Dot11Radio0, changed state to up

*Oct 26 02:09:52.483: %SYS-5-CONFIG_I: Configured from console by cisco on console^Z


*Oct 26 02:10:21.755: %DOT11-6-FREQ_USED: Interface Dot11Radio0, frequency 2462 selected



ip dhcp pool X

   import all



   lease 0 2



interface Dot11Radio0

no ip address


ssid TEST

    authentication open



speed basic-1.0 basic-2.0 basic-5.5 6.0 9.0 basic-11.0 12.0 18.0 24.0 36.0 48.0 54.0

station-role root

You need to bridge to a BVI or VLAN for wireless to work. You should use a default configuration, or look at examples, there are many.

So from what i am understanding is that i need to have the BVI configured for me to Even connect on a Open Wireless with Cisco?

Mark Yeates
Rising star
Rising star

Here is a sample wireless template. It should help you in configuring wireless on your router.

This has been helpfull thank you, i have found the issue, IOS bug.. thanxs

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