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It was a problem with the last firm ware update.  Back dating them and then
re-update them solves it.


On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 10:33 AM, Keith Puffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I have 10 AirPort Extremes Base Stations (4th generation: A1354
> MC340LL/A) that seem to "drop off" on occasion.  Power seems to keep (green
> led stays lit), does not seem to loose connection to switch (switch port
> light stays lit), clients/users appear to stay connected to the AP (their
> wireless connection to the AP maintains).
>
> However, the client/user looses throughput and has the symptom that that
> they can not connect to any web/network destination.  This drop seems to
> either repair itself within 30-60 seconds or the end user can re-establish
> a connection by turning off/on wireless (although I am thinking the time it
> takes to re-establish takes about the same time so not confident that it
> actually fixes the issue).  Also, you can watch using AirPort Utility that
> some of the APs will drop out and then reappear.  It can be one at a random
> time, or a bunch all at once with no seemingly set pattern.
>
> This dropping occurs with both Mac and Win clients.  I have replaced
> switching and we have a new modem and service.  I have changed from Auto to
> Manual channel for both the 2.4 and 5 GHz and set the Radio Mode to
> specific (a/n & b/g instead of auto).  The APs have a static IP and have
> that IP range reserved so should not be any IP conflict.
>
> Any thoughts???  Better yet, anyone have a similar experience and how did
> you overcome the issue?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Keith
>
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Amanda Bickford