Commands for WDS

19.1 AC configuration command

19.1.1 wds-group<1-8>

Command: wds-group<1-8> no wds-group<1-8>
Function: Adds a WDS AP group configuration based on WDS configuration. The no command deletes the WDS group.
Parameters: <1-8>: the number of WDS AP group.
Default: None
Command mode: Wireless Config
Usage guide: If the WDS AP group does not exist, add a WDS AP group configuration. Enter the WDS AP group configuration mode; it is a rewriteable parameter.
Example: Add a WDS group 1.

active500EM(config)#wireless
active500EM(config-wireless)#wds-group
Delete a WDS group 1.
active500EM(config-wireless)#no wds-group 1

 

19.1.2 group-name <name>

Command: group-name <name> no group-name <name>
Function: Name the WDS AP configuration group. The no command resets the name of the particular WDS AP group to the default name.
Parameters: <name>: represents the name of WDS AP group; the length is 1-32 characters, including numbers, letters, and special characters/symbols.
Default: WDS-AP-Group-n; n represents the corresponding WDS AP group number.
Command mode: WDS AP Group Config
Usage guide: Configuration of the name of the WDS AP group.
Example: Set the name of the particular group?WDS group1 as abc.

active500EM(config-wireless)#wds-group 1
active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#group-name abc
active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#

 

19.1.3 password <password>

Command: password <password> no password
Function: Set up the password to connect WDS in the AP of the WDS AP group. The no command resets the password in the WDS AP group to the defaullt: AP- group-n.
Parameters: <password>: represents the WDS AP group password. The length is between 8-63 characters, including numbers, letters, and special characters/symbols.
Default: AP-Group-n; n represents the corresponding WDS AP group number.
Command mode: WDS AP Group Config
Usage guide: This command sets the password to be used in the WDS connection to the WDS AP group.
Example: Set up password of 1234567890 when connecting WDS for the AP of WDS AP group 1.

active500EM(config-wireless)#wds-group 1
active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#password 1234567890
The valid AP group entry is updated. The new password may disconnect the WDS links that are already connected.

 

19.1.4 password encrypted <password>

Command: password encrypted <password>
Function: Create an encrypted password for connecting the AP in the WDS AP group.
Parameters: <password>: the WDS AP group configuration encrypted password; the length is 128 characters.
Default: None
Command mode: WDS AP Group Config
Usage guide: Set up the 128 digits encrypted password that is used to connect the WDS AP group.
Example: Set up the 128 digits encrypted password that is used to connect the WDS AP group.

active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#password encrypted
188770c284ba7fcbe136f5b04f03803036e46608a73fedf2df578c78b99687bb7beb48e95bd2e01
a1a1a1d 11ddd 2f2f2f2f2 c2c2c5cdcdcfcaa855a8888e8aaa

 
19.1.5 spanning-tree
Command spanning-tree

                       no spanning-tree

Function Open the spanning tree function on the WDS AP group. The no command represents closing the

                       spanning tree function on the WDS AP group.

Parameters None
Default Disabled
Command mode WDS AP Group Config
Usage guide This command enables/disables the spanning tree function and saves the configuration to the WDS

                       configuration database.

Example Enable/disable the spanning tree on the internet.

                       Open the spanning tree function on the WDS AP group.
                       active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#spanning-tree
                       Close the spanning tree function on the WDS AP group.
                       active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#no spanning-tree
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19.1.6 ap <macaddr> [spanning-tree priority <0-61440>] Command ap <macaddr> [spanning-tree priority <0-61440>]

                      no ap <macaddr>

Function Add AP MAC to the WDS AP group.
Parameters [spanning-tree priority <0-61440>]: represents adding priorty value in the STP of the WDS AP group.

                      The no command represents deleting the existing AP in the particular WDS AP groups.
                      <macaddr>: MAC address that needs to be added to the WDS AP.
                      spanning-tree priority <0-61440>: the STP priority value that is added to the WDS AP group's AP
                      configuration.

Default spanning-tree priority <0-61440> default value is 36864.
Command mode WDS AP Group Config
Usage guide Add 2 AP in the WDS group 1. One of the spanning tree priority values is 5000.
Example Add AP to the WDS group.

                      active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#ap f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                      active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#ap f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0spanning-tree priority 5000
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19.1.7 wds-ap-link srcap <macaddr> radio <1-2> dstap <macaddr> radio <1-2> [spanning- tree
pathcost <0-255>] Command wds-ap-link srcap <macaddr> radio <1-2> dstap <macaddr> radio <1-2> [spanning-tree pathcost <0-

                      255>]
                      no wds-ap-link srcap <macaddr> radio <1-2> dstap <macaddr> radio <1-2> [spanning-tree pathcost <0-
                      255>]

Function Set up the WDS connection in the WDS AP group, and set the pathcost value to particular devices. The

                      no command has two functions: 1. When the parameter [spanning-tree pathcost <0-255>] is entered,
                      it means that the STP pathcost value has been reset to default. 2. If a parameter is not entered, the no
                      command entered means that the WDS connection, which has already been set up, should be deleted.

Parameters srcap <macaddr>: MAC address of the AP connected with WDS.

                      radio <1-2>: the radio signal that the AP uses to connect to WDS.
                      dstap <macaddr>: the MAC address that is the destination of the WDS connection.
                      radio <1-2>: radio signal of the AP connected with WDS.
                      [spanning-tree pathcost <0-255>]: configure particular WDS connection STP pathcost value; this
                      parameter can be selected as a configuration parameter.

Default parameter spanning-tree pathcost <0-255>.Default value as 40.
Command mode WDS AP Group Config
Usage guide Configure linkage on the WDS group.
Example Both AP: f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0, f8-f7-d3-00-03-60 using radio 1 to build up linkage. The linkage value

                      spanning-tree pathcost is 233.
                      active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#wds-ap-link srcap f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0 radio 1 dstap f8-
                      f7-d3-00-03-60 radio 1 spanning-tree pathcost 233
                      Delete the linkage that already exists.
                      active500EM(config-wds-ap-group)#no wds-ap-link srcap f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0 radio 1 dstap f8-f7-d3-
                      00-03-60radio 1
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19.1.8 peer-switch configuration wds-group
Command peer-switch configuration wds-group

                       no peer-switch configuration wds-group

Function Send the configuration while the AC transmits. The no command represents not sending the WDS

                       configuration during the transmission.

Parameters None
Default None
Command mode Wireless Config Mode
Usage guide
Example Transmit WDS on the configuration of the controller.

                       active500EM(config)#wireless
                       active500EM(config-wireless)#peer-switch configuration wds-group

19.2 Only configured on the controller
19.2.1 wireless wds-group network configure
Command wireless wds-group network configure
Function When using this function, save the local WDS configuration, send to the peer switch of the cluster, and

                       send to the WDS AP in the cluster.

Parameters None
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide This command is only saved on the cluster controller.
Example WDS configuration will send to other peer switches in the cluster and will send to the WDS AP in the

                       cluster.
                       active500EM# wireless wds-group network configure
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19.2.2 wireless wds-group <1-8> network change-password <password>
Command wireless wds-group <1-8> network change-password <password>
Function Set up the new password to the particular cluster’s WDS group configuration.
Parameters <1-8>: the particular WDS AP group number.

                       <password>: the particular WDS group configuration new password; the length is 8-63 characters.

Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide This command only saves on the cluster controller.
Example Change the new password to 87654321 in the WDS group 1.

                       active500EM# wireless wds-group 1 network change-password 87654321

19.2.3 wireless wds-group <1-8> network change-password encrypted <password>
Command wireless wds-group <1-8> network change-password encrypted <password>
Function Set a new encrypted password in the particular cluster of the WDS AP.
Parameters <1-8>: the particular WDS AP group number.

                       <password>: the particular WDS group configuration encryption password; the maximum length is 128
                       characters.

Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide This command only saves on the cluster controller.
Example Change the 128 digits encrypted and password of WDS group 1.

                       active500EM#wireless wds-group 1 network change-password encrypted
                       8188770c284ba7fcbe136f5b04f03803036e46608a73fedf2df- 578c78b99687bb7beb48e95bd2e0
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19.2.4 wireless wds-group <1-8> network change-password start
Command wireless wds-group <1-8> network change-password start
Function Trigger controller to send the new password and send the message to all facilities in the cluster.
Parameters <1-8>: the group number of the particular WDS AP group.
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide This command only saves on the cluster controller.
Example Start to use the new password of WDS group 1 configuration.

                       active500EM# wireless wds-group 1 network change-password start

19.3 show command
19.3.1 show wireless wds-group [<1-8>] Command show wireless wds-group [<1-8>] Function Show the configuration message in the particular group of the WDS AP
Parameters <1-8>: the particular WDS AP group number, the parameter is optional.
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide Show the particular group configuration information as if the group number of WDS AP is set.
Example Check the configuration message of WDS 1 group.

                       active500EM#show wireless wds-group 1
                       WDS Managed AP Group ID.............................1
                       Group Name..................................... WDS-AP-Group-1
                       Spanning Tree Status............ Disabled
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19.3.2 show wireless wds-group <1-8> ap
Command show wireless wds-group <1-8> ap
Function Display AP related messages that are added to a particular WDS AP.
Parameters <1-8>: the particular WDS AP group number.
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide None
Example Enquire the AP of WDS 1 group.

                      active500EM#show wireless wds-group 1 ap WDS
                      Managed AP Group ID................1
                      AP MAC Address       STP Priority
                      -----------------     ------------
                      f8-f7-d3-18-ee-e0 36864
                      f8-f7-d3-aa-aa-00 36864

19.3.3 show wireless wds-group <1-8> link
Command show wireless wds-group <1-8> link
Function Display the WDS connection that has already been configured on the particular WDS AP group.
Parameters <1-8>: the WDS AP group number.
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide Enquire the particular WDS group connection.

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Example Enquire the wds 1 group linkage.

                      active500EM#show wireless wds-group 1 link
                      WDS Managed AP Group ID............1
                      Source AP MAC         Source Dest AP MAC Dest Path Cost
                      Radio                  Radio
                      ----------------- ------ ----------------- ------ ---------
                      f8-f7-d3-00-03-a01 f8-f7-d3-00-03-60 1               255

19.3.4 show wireless wds-group [<1-8>] status
Command show wireless wds-group [<1-8>] status
Function Display the WDS AP group status and statistics message. If designating a particular WDS group, only

                      the designated WDS group status and statistics message will show.

Parameters <1-8>: the designated WDS AP group number. This parameter is optional.
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide Enquire particular WDS group status.

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Example Enquire WDS group 1 status.

                      AC2#show wireless wds-group 1 status
                      Groupd ID............1
                      Configured AP Count............0
                      Connected AP Count............0
                      Connected Root AP Count............0
                      Connected Satellite AP Count............0
                      Spanning Tree Root Bridge.............00-00-00-00-00-00
                      STP Root Device Type...........................None
                      Configured WDS Link Count............0
                      Detected WDS Links Count............0
                      Blocking WDS Links Count............0
                      WDS Group Password Change Status............... Not Started

19.3.5 show wireless wds-group {[<1-8>] ap | <1-8> ap [<macaddr>]} status
Command show wireless wds-group {[<1-8>] ap| <1-8> ap [<macaddr>]} status
Function If both the group WDS AP and the identified AP are not appointed, it will display the associated WDS

                      AP. If it only designates the WDS AP but not the identified AP, it will display all the WDS AP messages in
                      the WSD group. If both of the WDS AP group and identified AP are appointed, it will show the particular
                      WDS AP status message.

Parameters <1-8>: the particular WDS AP group number. This parameter is optional.

                      <macaddr>: MAC address can be selected; if the MAC address is appointed, it will display the message
                      for the designated WDS AP.

Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide Query the status of the designated WDS AP; if the MAC address is not included, it will display the

                      status of all APs.
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Example Query the AP status of MAC address f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0 in the WDS 1 group.

                    active500EM#show wireless wds-group 1 ap f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0status
                    Groupd ID..................1
                    AP MAC Address............................. f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                    AP Connection Status......................... Connected
                    Satellite Mode............................... Wired
                    Spanning Tree Root Mode......... STP Root
                    Root Path Cost..................0
                    Ethernet Port STP Status....................... Forwarding
                    Ethernet Port Mode.............. Disabled
                    Ethernet Port Link State........ Up
                    Check the AP status of WDS 1 group:
                    active500EM#show wireless wds-group 1 ap status
                    AP MAC Address Connection Status Satellite Mode Ethernet Port STP Status
                    ----------------- ------------- --------- -------------
                    f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0 Connected                     Wired Forwarding
                    f8-f7-d3-00-03-60 Not ConnectedNoneDisabled
                    Check the WDS group status:
                    active500EM#show wireless wds-group status
                    Group Configured Conn. Root Conn. Satellite Config. WDS Detected WDS
                     Group Id              Configured AP             Conn. Root AP  Conn. Satellite  Config. WDS     Detected WDS
                                           Count                     Count          AP Count         Link Count      Link Count
                     ---------------       ----------------- ----------------       ---------------- --------------- -----------------
                     1                     2                         1              0                1               0
                     2                     0                         0              0                0               0
                     3                     0                         0              0                0               0
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19.3.6 show wireless wds-group [<1-8>] link status
Command show wireless wds-group [<1-8>] link status
Function Show the WDS connection with all group configuration.
Parameters <1-8>: the particular WDS AP group number. This parameter is optional.
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide When the group number of WDS APs in the cluster cannot be appointed, display the WDS connection

                      for all the configurations in the group. Otherwise, only display the WDS connection for a particular
                      group.

Example Check the WDS 3 Group link status:

                      AC2#show wireless wds-group 3 link status
                      WDS AP Groupd ID.......................3
                      WDS AP Group Name.............................. abc
                      Source MAC Address............................. f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                      Source Radio.......................2
                      Destination MAC Address........................ f8-f7-d3-00-03-60
                      Destination Radio.......................2
                      Source End Point Detected...................... Yes
                      Destination End Point Detected............. Yes
                      Aggregation Mode............................. Yes
                      Source STP State............................... Forwarding
                      Destination STP State.......................... Blocking
                      Source MAC Address............................. f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                      Source Radio....................... 2
                      Destination MAC Address........................ f8-f7-d3-00-03-60
                      Destination Radio.......................2
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                      Source End Point Detected...................... Yes
                      Destination End Point Detected............. Yes
                      Aggregation Mode............................. Yes
                      Source STP State............................... Blocking
                      Destination STP State.......................... Forwarding
                      Source MAC Address............................. f8-f7-d3-00-03-60
                      Source Radio....................... 2
                      Destination MAC Address........................ f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                      Destination Radio.......................2
                      Source End Point Detected...................... Yes
                      Destination End Point Detected................. Yes
                      Aggregation Mode...................... Yes
                      Source STP State............... Forwarding
                      Destination STP State......... Forwarding

19.3.7 show wireless wds-group <1-8> link statistics
Command show wireless wds-group <1-8> link statistics
Function Display the statistics message for the WDS connection for a designated WDS AP group.
Parameters <1-8>: the designated WDS AP group.
Default None
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide Query the statistics message for the WDS connection for the designated WDS AP group.
Example active500EM#sho wireless wds-group 1 link statistics

                      WDS AP Groupd ID...............1
                      WDS AP Group Name.............................. WDS-AP-Group-1
                      Source MAC Address............................. f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
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                      Source Radio...............      1
                      Destination MAC Address........................ f8-f7-d3-00-03-60
                      Destination Radio...............1
                      Source AP Packets Sent...............0
                      Source AP Bytes Sent...............0
                      Source AP Packets Received................0
                      Source AP Bytes Received................0
                      Destination AP Packets Sent...............0
                      Destination AP Bytes Sent...............0
                      Destination AP Packets Received................0
                      Destination AP Bytes Received..................

19.4 Debug Command
19.4.1 [no]debug wireless wds-group {info| error | packet-receive | packet-send}
Command [no]debug wireless wds-group {info| error | packet-receive | packet-send}
Function Open debugging on the WDS module. The no command represents closing debugging on the WDS

                      module.

Parameters info: open/close the debugging on the WDS function on the AC.

                      error: open/close the error debugging on the WDS function on the WDS.
                      packet-receive: open/close debugging while the AC processes the data package that is received from
                      WDS.
                      packet-send: open/close debugging while the AC processes the data package that is sent from WDS.

Default Debug information is not open
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide None

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Example Open/close debugging on the WDS module.

                      active500EM# debug wireless wds-group error
                      error WD-LEVEL-WDS-GROUP-ERROR debug is on
                      active500EM# debug wireless wds-group info
                      internal WD-LEVEL-WDS-GROUP-INFO debug is on
                      active500EM# debug wireless wds-group packet-receive
                      packet WD-LEVEL-WDS-GROUP-PKT-RX debug is on
                      active500EM# debug wireless wds-group packet-send
                      packet WD-LEVEL-WDS-GROUP-PKT-TX debug is on
                      active500EM# no debug wireless wds-group packet-receive
                      active500EM# no debug wireless wds-group error

19.4.2 [no]debug wireless wds-group {packet-receive | packet-send} <macaddr>
Command [no]debug wireless wds-group { packet-receive | packet-send} <macaddr>
Function Open debugging on the WDS module, which can show the WDS debug information that the AC

                      receives and sends to a particular MAC address.

Parameters packet-receive: open/close debugging while the AC processes the data packets that are received

                      from the WDS.
                      packet-send: open/close debugging while the AC processes the data packets that are sent from the
                      WDS.
                      <macaddr>: the MAC address of the unit that is sending and receiving the message.

Default Disable
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide None

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Example Open/close WDS debug information as f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0.

                       active500EM#debug wireless wds-group packet-send f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                       MAC: f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0 packet WD-LEVEL-WDS-GROUP-PKT-TX debug is on
                       active500EM#debug wireless wds-group packet-receive f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                       MAC: f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0 packet WD-LEVEL-WDS-GROUP-PKT-RX debug is on
                       active500EM# no debug wireless wds-group packet-receive f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0
                       active500EM# no debug wireless wds-group packet-send f8-f7-d3-00-03-a0

19.4.3 no debug all
Command no debug all
Function The no debug all function will close debugging on the WDS simultaneously.
Parameters None
Default Disable
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide None
Example Close debugging on all ACs.

                       active500EM#no debug all
                       all possible debugging has been turned off

19.5 Configuration command on AP
19.5.1 set managed-ap wds-satellite-mode {up|down}
Command set managed-ap wds-satellite-mode {up|down}
Function Setting WDS as satellite status or root AP mode on AP configuration.
Parameters up: represent changing AP status as satellite ap.
Default Down
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode

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Usage guide Set the WDS-satellite-mode on the satellite AP to open, and setWDS-satellite-mode to closed on the

                      root AP. Throughout the set managed-ap wds-satellite-mode, the configuration is WDS on APs as
                      satellite or root AP mode.

Example Set satellite ap’s wds-satellite-mode as up.

                      active500EM# set managed-ap wds-satellite-mode up

19.5.2 set managed-ap wds-eth0-port-mode {up|down}
Command set managed-ap wds-eth0-port-mode {up|down}
Function Configure eth0 as enable or disable on the AP.
Parameters None
Default Down
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide None
Example Configure the satellite ap.
19.5.3 set managed-ap wds-group-password
Command set managed-ap wds-group-password <password>
Function Set the password on the fat satellite AP for WDS authentication.
Parameters None
Default Down
Command mode Privileged EXEC Mode
Usage guide Create the password on the satellite ap for the connection. The root ap password is sent by the AC.

                      The password needs to be the same as the WDS group to create the connection.

Example Create the password as 12345678 that is used for connecting WDS on the satellite ap.

                      active500EM# set managed-ap wds-group-password 12345678