Configures the mode used to bridge packets to and from a WLAN. Use this command to define which VLANs are bridged, and how local VLANs are bridged between the wired and wireless sides of the network.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h
  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


bridging-mode [local|tunnel]


bridging-mode [local|tunnel]
bridging-mode Configures bridging mode on this WLAN. The options are local and tunnel.
local Bridges packets between WLAN and local ethernet ports. This is the default mode.
tunnel Tunnels packets to other devices (typically a wireless controller or service platform)


nx9500-6C8809(config-wlan-test)#bridging-mode local
nx9500-6C8809(config-wlan-test)#show context
wlan test
 ssid test
bridging-mode local
 encryption-type none
 authentication-type eap
 accounting syslog host port 2
 acl exceed-rate wireless-client-denied-traffic 20 disassociate