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Cisco Meraki versus Cloud-Based WLC Deployment

You can make a similar comparison of any cloud managed service vs. maintaining your own server. With the managed service (Meraki) you connect your APs, configure your policies, and youre done. With ...
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Authenticating APs and WLCs

How does this prevent someone from connecting a rogue AP to the network? It doesn't. but consider what has to happen: The AP needs to get an address on the subnet it's connected to. The AP needs to ...
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How to connect Cisco AP1242 with WLC4402?

You can connect each AP to the controller directly, because you only have two APs and you happen to have two distribution ports on the controller. If you wanted to connect more than two APs to your ...
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OEAP feature in Cisco wireless LAN controller

You are both somewhat right. In general, there are two reasons to use a VPN from a remote location: Security. Encrypt traffic over the internet. This is always a good idea. Reachability. If you're ...
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DHCP option 43 on switch Dell PowerConnect 5500

You will have difficulties towards configuring dhcp on the dell 5524 which is a layer 2 switch. A good switch in my experience, but it isn't a layer 3 switch. You should use a layer 3 switch that ...
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Blacklisted DFS channels on Cisco WLC

Although this seems to be an AP-based rather than WLC-based command, it would appear you can get the info you want from the AP CLI through show controller dot11radio1 The output includes a section ...
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Cisco ISE and WLC 802.1x Non-Dynamic VLAN Placement

Looking through the configuration I now see the problem. It was also hinted at in the screenshots you provided, but I missed it until I saw it in your configuration. WLAN 1, your normal production ...
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Has anyone successfully deployed WLC 8.3+ anchored wlan with PSK and CWA?

While introduced in 8.3, the feature combination does not work until 8.5 code train.
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WLC <-> AP CAPWAP communications and ports

It's right there in the footnote: Arbitrary port number is assigned to every AP from range 1024 - 65535 when the AP joins the WLC. The WLC uses the number as the Destination Port for CAPWAP Ctl/Data ...
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WLC <-> AP CAPWAP communications and ports

The WLC uses the number as the Destination Port for CAPWAP Ctl/Data [...] In this context "Ctl" (Control) is the management traffic between the A.P. itself and the controller (pushing ...
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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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Cisco WLC 5508 - Cannot ping Redundancy Mgmt Ip

The redundancy management address is only pingable if the controller is configured in SSO mode.
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Cisco Wireless Migration

What Avery has said is correct. Assuming you mean NTP Servers for wireless clients, that would have to de bone through DHCP. You could only assign an NTP Server statically for the Wireless LAN ...
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Cisco WLC 5508 HA licensing

Most of what you are looking for is explained here : http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/wireless/aironet-1130-ag-series/qa_c67-714540.html There is no HW difference that I'm aware of, ...
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How to connect Cisco AP1242 with WLC4402?

The WLC should connect to a switch via ethernet. Normally it is configured using a trunk so that you can have multiple VLANs: one for the WLC management address, and one or more for the various SSIDs ...
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Access control with WLAN web authentication

You can do this with Cisco ISE. The idea is that your users get assigned different guest types, and ISE will return an ACL name to the WLC depending on the guest type. You would then tune the ACL on ...
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Access control with WLAN web authentication

I think you are looking at this incorrectly. Typically, you would have multiple SSIDs, including one for guests. The VLAN for the guest SSID would only be allowed to be routed to the Internet, while ...
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