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CCNP Wireless (642-747 IUWMS) Quick Reference by Jerome Henry

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Chapter 4. Design WLAN Infrastructure for Mobility

IUWMS goes beyond the basic configurations and features explained at the CCNA Wireless level. You need to understand recommended practices and know how to fine-tune your controllers and APs to optimize your wireless network and allow seamless and efficient mobility.

Design the Network for High Availability

When a Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) Protocol access point (AP) boots, it tries to discover as many controllers as it possibly can, and then joins the best controller. To discover controllers, the AP first needs to obtain an IP address (statically configured or through a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol [DHCP] server). The AP can then use Layer 3 subnet broadcast, ...

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