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CAPWAP traffic flow

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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Wi-Fi network setup suggestion for 4000 Square Feet office

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 ...
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DHCP on Access Point vs DHCP on Router

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 ...
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How is a video calls bandwidth reserved on a wifi network?

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 ...
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How do wireless access points work?

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&...
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CAPWAP encryption

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 ...
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Cannot bridge point-to-point between autonomous AP and lightweight AP

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 ...
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Cisco AP's ignoring option 43 offered via infoblox as the dhcp server

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 ...
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converting AP from CAPWAP to autonomous - BVI1 interface gets reverted back to DHCP

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 /...
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