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is it recomended to use /23 or less for clients

I have 5000 clients and building of 7 floors, vendor recomended using a pool of /23 vlans to allow users roaming between the floors without dropingvthe connection.

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Re: is it recomended to use /23 or less for clients

Yes you can go even bigger as long broadcast and multicast optimizations are enabled. Take a look at the single VLAN VRD.

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Re: is it recomended to use /23 or less for clients

Single VLAN Architecture VRD:  http://community.arubanetworks.com/t5/Validated-Reference-Design/Single-VLAN-Architecture-for-WLAN/ta-p/257196



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Re: is it recomended to use /23 or less for clients

Yes no problem, as long as match with you requirement.

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Re: is it recomended to use /23 or less for clients

We use /20 and /21 networks at our locations (with broadcast and multicast optimizations enabled on the controllers), and we have no problems with it.

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