We have a Cisco access point in autonomous mode. Is there a way we can set a limit on the number of simultaneous wireless clients either per-radio or per-SSID on the access point? If yes, what is the command?

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Yes, you can do that. It is called max-associations option under ssid configuration section and can be done per SSID.

Let us say you want to set the maximum number of devices that can associate using your_ssid to 5:

# conf t   
(config)# dot11 ssid your_ssid      
(config-ssid)# max-associations 5
(config-ssid)# end

You can check more details at Configuration Guide for Autonomous Aironet AP and Cisco Aironet AP FAQ

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