Information About Passive Clients
Passive Clients are wireless devices, such as printers and devices configured using a static IP address. Such clients when associated to an AP do not transmit any IP information. That is why, the controller does not know the IP address unless they use the DHCP.
In the controller, the clients just show up in the Learn IP state and get timed out because of the DHCP policy-timeout.
To establish TCP or IP communication with such clients, you need to perform the following:
Configure the Passive Client for each wireless profile.
Use the WLAN-VLAN mapping to plumb VLAN details to which the WLAN is being mapped.
Stop the DHCP timer for clients associated to the WLAN.
You need to enable the following for passive client feature to work:
For information on LISP (Locator ID Separation Protocol), see: