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Sup8 WIreless

Is the Supervisor 8E module wireless capability available yet? If so, is there anything special to it in terms of AP management? Do the AP's need to be connected in a particular way?



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Disregard...Wireless capability not available until next year, per Cisco SE.

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Performance and capability-

Performance and capability

- Up to 928 Gbps wired switching capacity with 250 Mpps of throughput

- Up to 20 Gigabits of wireless termination capacity for a wireless controller-less design. Support for up to 50 access points and 2000 wireless clients on each switching entity (software roadmap)

- Support of 250 access points and 4000 wireless clients in wireless controller-less deployments with multiple Catalyst 4500E systems forming a wireless domain (software roadmap)

- Up to eight nonblocking 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks (Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus [SFP+])

- SFP support on uplinks to offer flexibility for up to eight Gigabit Ethernet ports

- 384 ports of nonblocking 10/100/1000

- Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+; 30 W) capabilities on all ports in a line card simultaneously

- Cisco Universal PoE (UPOE; 60 W) capabilities on all line card slots

- Energy Efficient Ethernet (IEEE 802.3az)

- 200 ports of nonblocking Gigabit Ethernet SFP (eight uplinks ports plus 192 line card ports)

- 104 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ (eight uplinks ports plus 96 line card ports)

- Up to 128,000 Flexible Netflow (FNF) entries in hardware

- Hardware ready to support flexible storage options using USB port

- Secure Digital (SD) card support for flexible storage options

- 256,000 routing entries for high-end campus access and aggregation deployments

- IPv6 support in hardware, providing wire-rate forwarding for IPv6 networks

- Dual stack support for IPv4/IPv6 and Dynamic hardware forwarding-table allocations for ease of IPv4-to-IPv6 migration

- Scalable routing (IPv4, IPv6, and multicast) tables and Layer 2 tables.

- Scalable and dynamic allocation of access-control-list (ACL) and quality-of-service (QoS) entries to use eight queues per port and comprehensive security policies per port

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