Continual WLC Discovery

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Aug 5th, 2008

Why do my LAPs continue to broadcast WLC Discovery Requests every 30sec even though they are already associated to a WLC and have static IP addresses?

I have this problem too.
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krishanmistry Tue, 08/05/2008 - 11:11

These are keep alive heartbeats with the controller, the AP does this to ensure the controller still exists.

ashbyk Tue, 08/05/2008 - 12:54

But these are broadcasts on the subnet....the WLCs are all on different subnets, so they don't even see, or answer, these requests.

Scott Fella Tue, 08/05/2008 - 16:20

This is normal... that is why Cisco states that no more than 20 ap on the same subnet as the management interface and no more that 60-100 ap's on a given subnet that is not the same subnet as the management interface.

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