WLC Load Balancing Without Fault Tolerance

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Jul 6th, 2008

Greetings, i need to service 13 access points and provide load balancing between all connected AP's.

Fault Tolerance isnt a concern at present hence my reasoning below.

I looking at specifying two 4402 Controllers with the 12 AP License and configure them both in a single mobility group, i was then going to manually specify the primary controller per access point and distribute them accordingly between the two controllers for example 7 Ap's on one controllers and 6 on the other.

Could i ask if this would this be an acceptable method?

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Correct Answer by rob.huffman about 8 years 4 months ago

Hi Mark,

This is a perfectly acceptable design. If/when fault tolerance becomes a consideration a 25 AP Model could be purchased to provide Fail-over protection for the two 12 AP WLC's.

Hope this helps!

Rob

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rob.huffman Sun, 07/06/2008 - 10:19

Hi Mark,

This is a perfectly acceptable design. If/when fault tolerance becomes a consideration a 25 AP Model could be purchased to provide Fail-over protection for the two 12 AP WLC's.

Hope this helps!

Rob

Scott Fella Sun, 07/06/2008 - 16:29

Just remember, it is a hardware change if you decide later you need the 4402-25. You can always use the 4402-12 for a guest anchor controller.

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