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Thu, May 30, 2019 7:41 AM

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Question about vSZ managing the Ruckus AP?

hi buddy,

this question is not about any issue. I want to explorer how vSZ manage the Ruckus AP?

Why I question this?
My Ruckus AP already managed by vSZ on the last week, then I shutdown the Ruckus AP and move to another subnet. I thought that I need to re-configure the Ruckus AP, also register with vSZ again. But, I see the vSZ already found Ruckus AP when the Ruckus AP backs to work. 

Of course, Ruckus AP has a new IP address. 

So my question: 
How vSZ detects the new IP address (in new subnet) of Ruckus AP? and if this is right, does it right with another brand AP which managing by vSZ? 

As I know, vSZ also is managing by Mac Address of devices, so I can move Ruckus AP to everywhere, and vSZ always can detect it when it back to work (connected the internet).

Could you please help me clarify this? 
Thank you :-)

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126 Messages

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2.7K Points

2 years ago

Hi Tien,

In the user Guide please check the AP discovery process where you should be able to find answers for all your questions, vSZ cannot manage other vendor APs, but was told that vDP/SZ300 can manage data tunnel of other Vendor but didn't get any opportunity to view.

Happy Ruckusing.

Regards,
Abilash PR.

50 Messages

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772 Points

great to hear you. Thanks a lot for your quick support!!!

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90 Points

Bạn tham khảo 2 link dưới nhé.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE3Wk3kWSG4
https://support.ruckuswireless.com/articles/000001255
Bạn đang ở nước nào ? thành phố nào nhỉ ?

50 Messages

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772 Points

chào Huy, mình ở SG. Còn Huy? 
( Hello Huy, I am living at SG. How about you? )

Thank you. 

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90 Points

Mình ở HN. Bạn có skype không , add skype mình để chia sẻ kiến thức nhé :). Mình đang tìm hiểu về ruckus.
ID: nguyenhuyhubt

36 Messages

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810 Points

2 years ago

As long as the IP address of the VSZ does not change the AP already has that information in it’s config and when it comes online starts to communicate with the IP address of the VSZ. The discovery phase has nothing to do with the communication between AP and VSZ after the initial discovery in the beginning.

129 Messages

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2.4K Points

2 years ago

As mentioned, it's not the SZ that finds the AP but rather, once managed, the AP knows the IP (or ips if a cluster is used) of snartzone.

The MAC of the AP is what identifies the AP uniquely in the controller. You can change it's name, IP, etc and it will still be recognized.

SZ can't control 3rd party APs.