09-14-2015 01:06 PM
I picked up 10 used (what I thought were IAP105's) AP-105's. I have 25 IAP 105's on my network already. My questions:
1. Can I setup the AP-105 to connect to the virtual controller on the IAP-105 network
2. If so, does it have to be configured over console?
3. If I can't do that, I will have to buy a controller. I am due for a major overhaul in 7-9 months, so I don't want to buy anything new. Anyone know what controllers will manage these? From what I have found, I'll need a 24 unit controller.
4. If a controller is introduced, will it mess with my current IAP's?
Thanks for help in advance!
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09-14-2015 01:09 PM
No, the campus APs cannot be managed by the Instant VC.
A 7010 controller will server 32 APs. You can either leave your Instant APs as is or convert them for use with the controller.
09-14-2015 01:17 PM
So they will not run in a mixed environment? From what I have seen, it looks as though they plug directly into the device, and this is going in a 60,000 sq ft school, with multiple switching locations.
Should I just scrap these?
09-14-2015 01:18 PM
The AP-105s require a controller. Once you have a controller, the IAP-105s can either be converted to use the controller or remain independent running Instant.
09-14-2015 01:23 PM
Great. Last part of the question... Do they need to plug directly into the controller? The 7010 is $3000, I just don't have that kind of a budget right now. I'll sell these buy IAP's if I have to, but I'd rather get an older controller that can be scrapped in 7-9 months.
Thanks for all your answers thus far, Cappalli.
09-14-2015 01:25 PM
11-07-2016 03:52 AM
All controllers should be compatible with the AP-105.
Aruba Customer Engineering
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