Questions tagged [capwap]

For questions about Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP), where it is a protocol standard, interoperable networking protocol that enables a central Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) to manage a collection of Wireless Access Points.

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WAP configuration consistency

Simple question, are WAPs always configured from the default gateway's web interface? Do you ever have to go somewhere else?
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CAPWAP traffic flow

when a client wants to send inter-VLAN traffic, does this mean that the traffic first goes from the AP to the Wireless Controller (WLC) through CAPWAP tunnel, and then the WLC sends it to the default ...
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How do wireless access points work? [closed]

I understand what the intent of wireless access points are but I am struggling to understand them fully on a deeper level. So, do wireless access points have their own network with their own IP ...
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How is a video calls bandwidth reserved on a wifi network?

All the older versions of Wifi, except for Wifi-6, give each device on the network the entire bandwidth /highway no matter how small the amount of data it needs to transfer. Can someone explain how ...
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CAPWAP encryption

I'm new to wireless networking and I have a question that might be dumb. Regular 802.11 uses AES/TKIP encryption. CAPWAP uses DTLS encryption, but CAPWAP is also 802.11 spec. Can you please explain ...
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Wi-Fi network setup suggestion for 4000 Square Feet office [closed]

We will be moving to 4000 Square Feet office from 2000 Square Feet office. Our current hardware is, Apple Router which handles 50 user load basic router dedicated to the conference room As we would ...
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Multiple APs repeatedly dissociate from Cisco 5508

I have a pair of Cisco 5508 controllers with close to 50 APs shared between the two. After some maintainence - changing from (the unsupported) LACP to LAG for the port-channel I have repeated issues ...
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DHCP on Access Point vs DHCP on Router [closed]

At an accommodation house for our company staff, We have about 10 Access Points and they are all connected to a Router, which is then connected to an optical fiber internet connection. The Access ...
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Cannot bridge point-to-point between autonomous AP and lightweight AP

I'm doing some tests in a company, and I have some problems. My mission is to configure an autonomous AP Cisco AIRCAP-2602E, and do a Wi-Fi bridge point-to-point between a Cisco lightweight AP and ...
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Cisco AP's ignoring option 43 offered via infoblox as the dhcp server [duplicate]

I have an issue with option 43 , the AP's (cisco )are learning option 43 when cisco switch is configured as the DHCP server but AP's are ignoring the option 43 when infoblox is configured as the ...
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Staging Many Lightweight Cisco AP's for Deployment

My organization is soon going to be deploying approximately 600 new Cisco 2602i access points in a CAPWAP deployment with several 5508 controllers. This is an infrastructure refresh; currently we ...
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converting AP from CAPWAP to autonomous - BVI1 interface gets reverted back to DHCP

Has anyone ever gotten this message in the middle of converting a CAPWAP access point from CAPWAP to autonomous? *Mar 1 00:47:59.399: %CAPWAP-3-STATIC_TO_DHCP_IP: Could not discover WLC using static ...
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