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Cisco 8.1 and Access Point Compatibility

If you’re like me you may have hundreds or even thousands of Cisco 1131, 1242 and 1250 access points deployed in your wireless network today. Take special care and attention to the information below. A number of legacy access point models will no longer be supported past 8.0 code. This …

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Podcasts

E19 – Cisco WLC 5760

On E18 we talked about the new Cisco Catalyst 3850 switch that includes a WLC, on this episode we are going one step further in the new Cisco Unified Access design and talking about the Cisco WLC 5760. The Cisco 5700 Series Wireless LAN Controller is designed for 802.11ac performance …

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DesignFundamentals

Cisco WLC Multicast – Ask The Expert Video

Did you miss the Cisco WLC Multicast Ask The Expert Session? After reviewing the video it covers an overview of topics on basic muticast-multicast, multicast-unicast and broadcast forwarding. It includes both wired and wireless config examples.   Video https://supportforums.cisco.com/videos/5147   Slides https://supportforums.cisco.com/docs/DOC-28753

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Live Expert Webcast: Multicast on Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers

Live Expert Webcast: Multicast on Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers  Tuesday, December 18, at 11:30 a.m. IST Multicast on Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers with Customer Support EngineerMaithri B. Discover basics on wireless multicast and why we need it as more and more customers and partners are looking to implement BYOD. This …

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DesignFundamentals

Cisco WLC – Multicast

Introduction Multicast and the Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Solution Lots of people seem to be confused by multicast, in general, and specifically how the WLC comes into the mix. This document is meant to be an overview of what needs to be done for the WLC to participate in multicast. …

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Cisco WLC Code Release 7.2.101.0 New Features

Update – Cisco pulled the 7.2.101.0 release notes and has published version 7.2.103.0 as of Feb. 6, 2012. This article has been updated to reflect version 7.2.103.0. Cisco Systems just announced the release of code version 7.2.103.0 for wireless LAN controllers and lightweight access points. This is the first release …

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WLC: AP Managers Are Pingable – 7.x onwards

Since the very beginning the AP manager on a Cisco WLC would never respond to pings. Well that has all changed if you use LAG and a AP manager with 7.x code! I like how Cisco hides little nuggets in their documentation. It states, in LAG mode, the management and …

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