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Keepalives between AP and Controller

Not sure how controller manages Campus AP?


For data traffic AP establish s x SSID tunnels + 1 tunnel for keepalives.


Is there a PAPI session between AP and Controller?

How AP detect that the controller is unreachable?


PAPI or GRE Keepalives ???


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Re: Keepalives between AP and Controller



Colin Joseph
Aruba Customer Engineering

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Re: Keepalives between AP and Controller

Thanks CJ.

So, these heartbeats are encapsulated over GRE tunnel?

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