Set Up VLANs with Tomato and a Cisco Small Business Switch

Mark Berry January 6, 2017

I blogged five years ago about setting up guest wireless with Tomato. For that, I just plugged a separate switch into a router port dedicated to the wireless VLAN. Worked great. But now I need separate VLANs for access points, phones, and cameras connected one 24-port PoE switch, i.e. one router port must pass traffic for multiple VLANs. Here’s how I set that up.


Convert a Cisco 1130AG Access Point from LWAPP to Autonomous Mode

Mark Berry November 26, 2016

A Cisco 1130AG access point died. Model AIR-LAP1131AG-A-K9. Bought a replacement on eBay. The eBay one was running the Lightweight Access Protocol (LWAPP). Here’s how I got it back to Autonomous Mode so I could configure it.


Monitor a Cisco RV320 Using SNMP

Mark Berry October 24, 2014

So far I haven’t been able to find documentation or a MIB file for the Cisco RV320. However using GetIf and the RV0XX MIB, I managed to dig out some useful OIDs.


DHCP Reservations on a Cisco RV320

Mark Berry October 4, 2014

The Cisco RV320 router lets you bind a MAC address to an IP address. Normally you would think that would reserve the address for assignment via DHCP, but the documentation states very clearly on p. 49, “Binding does not assign an IP address to a device.”

The documentation is wrong.


Access Point Won’t Stay Up with POE

Mark Berry April 8, 2013

I’m working on installing four Cisco 1131AG access points at a client’s location. We want to use Power Over Ethernet (POE) to provide power, and purchased a Cisco SG200-08P switch, which has four POE ports, to provide power.


Setting Up PBX in a Flash, Part 4: Configuring a Linksys SPA3102

Mark Berry November 6, 2008

I’ve just posted a series of articles on selecting a VoIP PBX and setting it up under Microsoft Virtual Server. To read the series from the beginning, see Getting Into VoIP.

Setting up an Analog Terminal Adapter (ATA) for a VoIP system is normally something you do while configuring the PBX. However, since it is configured as a separate device using its own web interface, it seemed to warrant its own blog entry.



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