Controller Based WLANs

How many local controllers can a Master (M3/3X00) support?

Product and Software: This article applies to all Aruba controllers and ArubaOS 3.3.2.x.


The following tables summarize the tested results of the master-local scaling using M3/3000. These numbers are based on ArubaOS 3.3.2.x and all the results assume that the master is a dedicated system that does not terminate an AP itself.

Master / Local - Configuration Sync Only (LAN Connected)

 

Master

Number of Local Controllers
(Configuration Sync Only)

M3

700

3600

500

3400

400

3200

250

SC1/SC2

450

 

Master / Local with WMS Database - Dense Deployment Scenario

 

Master

Number of APs and Users

APs

Users

M3/3600

3000

10000

3400*

1500

5000

3200*

1000

3000

 

Master / Local with WMS Database - Less Dense Deployment Scenario

 

Master

Number of APs and Users

APs

Users

M3/3600

4500

15000

3400*

2250

7500

3200*

1500

4500

 

* These are Engineering estimates based on relative control plane performance differences between these platforms and the M3/3600.

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