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Exactly. The WLAN is a layer 2 domain just like a wired LAN. The WLC bridges the WLAN to the wired LAN.


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The best suggestion anyone can offer you is to hire a professional wireless installer that will perform a survey of your office space, determining the optimal location of access points. You can do it on the cheap with consumer grade products, but you won't be happy with the results.


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DHCP server doesn't consume many resources, you will have very little gain by removing it from the router, and it will be more difficult to manage. but anyway, according to this documentation, page 67 you cannot use your AP as DHCP servers: Can the WAP2000 Access Point act as my DHCP Server? No. The WAP2000 Access Point is nothing more than a ...


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A wireless radio network, is a shared medium. That means that only one sender at any time can be permitted to transmit. Multiple, simultaneous transmission would interfere with each other and garble the data. However, packet-switched networks transmit data in frames, (practically) up to 1500 bytes in size. Transmitting 1500 bytes with e.g. 600 Mbit/s takes ...


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Basically, a WAP is a network bridge. It forwards between wired Ethernet and wireless 802.11 based on each frame's destination MAC address. It uses an IP address for management only. Some "WAPs" may actually be routers, creating a distinctive IP subnet behind them. Strictly speaking, that isn't a WAP any more. Note that home networks are explicitly ...


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CAPWAP is an application-layer protocol for wireless management. It's got its own DTLS encryption (in what you may call a sublayer). Usually, CAPWAP runs over the wired network between the wireless controller and the WAPs. If you run it over a (probably separate) 802.11 link, the encapsulating frames are additionally WPA2/3-encrypted on the data link layer.


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You can configure the WAP to be a client of the LWAP. The WAP would act as a wireless bridge. It will not be a point-to-point link, but the WAP will bridge the devices connected to its ethernet interface to the LWAP. Apparently, you can only configure this for one radio in the WAP. In the radio configuration, use the station-role workgroup-bridge command. ...


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Option 43 is different from others DHCP options, you can re-define internal length or sub options. In INFOBLOX (as you can read on the admin guide pag 803) you have to put hexadecimal value divided by colon ":" Something like: 04:0c:12:34:0b:12


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I found that I had to do a delete nvram:startup-config, reload the access point then follow the basic instructions. ap> en Password: Cisco ap# debug capwap console cli ap# archive download-sw /force-reload /overwrite tftp://172.18.19.2/ap3g2-k9w7-tar.15.x.x.tar


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