Controllerless Networks

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Hi All,

I am reconfiguring my network so that all IAPs are managed from single web intereface (only virtual controller), using either dynamic vlan or vlan pool


My question is how many 103 i can connect in the same network and what are the disadvantages.

Guru Elite

Re: IAP 103 MAX

The Instant cluster limit is 100 APs, but the IAP-103 is not high end so it may not be suitable to be the Virtual controller in such a large network..  How many did you have to deploy?

Colin Joseph
Aruba Customer Engineering

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Re: IAP 103 MAX



Thank you for your response.


I have 30 103 IAP


and can get in the future 35 or 40 

Re: IAP 103 MAX

If you design properly, I would expect 35 IAP-103's in a cluster to work.


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