Configure WPA-PSK on Cisco Wireless Access Point

Posted in Wireless Networking

Recently was required to setup a basic WPA-PSK secured wireless network for a client, using a downgraded Cisco 1142 autonomous access point. See below for further details:

conf t
interface Dot11Radio1
no ip address
encryption mode ciphers tkip
authentication open
authentication key-management wpa
wpa-psk ascii 0 WPAKeyGoesHere

In this example,

The ssid is set to WIRELESS-5 on the 802.11N 5GHz interface
The WPA-PSK is set to WPAKeyGoesHere