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Monday 7 February 2011

dot11 extension aironet

dot11 extension aironet 

There are several additional attributes provided with AE. Can be disabled sometimes for legacy clients to connect. 

Use the dot11 extension aironet configuration interface command to enable or disable Cisco Aironet extensions to the IEEE 802.11b standard. Use the no form of this command to disable the Cisco Aironet extensions.
[no] dot11 extension aironet

Note You cannot disable Cisco Aironet extensions on bridges.

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.


Cisco Aironet extensions are enabled by default.

Command Modes

Configuration interface

Command History

This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

The Cisco Aironet extensions help clients choose the best access point. You must enable these extensions to use advanced features such as Cisco MIC and key hashing. Disable these extensions for non-Cisco clients that misinterpret the extensions.


This example shows how to enable Cisco Aironet extensions for the radio interface:
AP(config-if)# dot11 extension aironet
This example shows how to disable Cisco Aironet extensions for the radio interface:
AP(config-if)# no dot11 extension aironet

What are the features supported by the Aironet Extension option?

A. The Aironet extension is a proprietary feature implemented by Cisco. Aironet extensions contains information elements that support these features.
Devices that are CCX compatible also can take advantage of some of the Aironet Extension features. Here is a list of the features available with the different versions of Cisco Compatible Extensions:
Cisco Compatible Extensions - Versions and Features

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