bonjour gateway on a cisco network

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Has anyone gotten an aerohive bonjour gateway to work on a cisco network? If so what steps were involved?
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Hello Degenjim,

This answer is late considering you have resolved your issue by enabling IP Helper on your router. However, maybe my reply will help other readers.

Setting-up Bonjour Gateway is the same with Cisco as any other brand of switch or router. Routing is used to enable inter-VLAN communication, and the VLANs are configured on the switch/s. Bonjour Gateway is configured to include your VLANs. BG will now automatically create a virtual interface for each VLAN. Each virtual interface will need to receive an IP via DHCP. BG will not work with static IPs. You will need a DHCP server on each VLAN with an available range ready to hand-out an IP address. The rest is pretty-much automatic.

Those with large networks advertising a large number of Bonjour service sometimes find that over time not all Bonjour services are being advertised. We are working to resolve this issue. Presently, we have discovered two work-arounds. The easiest work-around is to reboot or to restart the Bonjour service once a day via the commands below:

"no bonjour-gateway enable"

"bonjour-gateway enable"