Unable to get Airport Express to extend Time Capsule via WDS

Hi all,
I have a Time Capsule that's a couple years old, and recently decided to try to extend its network given that we recently did a lot of re-arranging things in our home.  I followed the instructions posted here for using version 5.5.2 of the Airport Utility but I'm not having any luck...  I've triple-checked that the SSID, security settings, etc. are identical between the two devices.  I set the Time Capsule as the main WDS device and entered the airport ID of the Airport Express into it, and set the Airport Express as the remote WDS device and put the airport ID of the Time Capsule there.  As far as I can tell I've got all the settings correct.
What really confuses me is that I can get the two devices so that the Time Capsules status light is green but the Airport Extreme's status light is yellow.  The Time Capsule reports that WDS is functioning properly but the Airport Extreme is unable to connect to the WDS network.  I have the two devices only about 5 feet from each other so signal strength certainly shouldn't be an issue. 
Any ideas what's going on?

I would not use WDS unless your AEX is so old that is all it supports.  Much easier to configure the TC to allow the network to be extended under the Wireless tab.  Then configure the AEX's Wireless Mode to Extend Existing Network from the dropdown menu.

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