In this Go Wireless NZ blog, we will demonstrate how to set up a Cisco CBW Access Point and Repeater. The products used are the Cisco CBW140AC Access Point and CBW142ACM Repeater.
How to configure a Cisco CBW Access Point
Step 1: Connect to the CiscoBusiness-Setup SSID on your phone
Step 2: Select the "Set up My Network" option
Step 3: Create an Administrator account
Step 3: Give your AP a friendly name and fill in the time and date settings
Step 3: Configure network settings (DHCP or Static IP)
Step 3: Create an SSID (Wireless Network) for clients to join
Step 3: Submit and confirm the changes made
At this stage you will need to wait 6+ minutes for the AP to provision these settings. You will also need to connect your device to the new SSID to continue the setup
How to configure a Cisco Repeater
Step 3: Select "Add Mesh Extender" and "Scan QR Code"
Step 3: Scan the QR code of your repeater unit and dismiss the alert
Step 3: Provide a friendly name for the device
Step 3: Submit changes and click "Done"
Step 3: Navigate to the "More" tab and click "Save Configuration"
Step 3: Confirm both devices are visible in the "Devices" tab
You have now successfully configured a Cisco CBW Access Point and Repeater. If you have any further questions about the Cisco Small Business portfolio, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or head to www.gowifi.co.nz