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Remote LAP registration with controller at Main office

WLC 5508 is installed at our main office and we want to install LAP at our remote location.

confusion is that how Remote LAP is register with main office controller?

VIP Purple

First AP must get a IP either

First AP must get a IP either statically or via DHCP.Then AP will follow the WLC discovery process.

Check LAP registartion process:

Hreap mode:



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Thanx sandeep for your

Thanx sandeep for your information...!

but my confusion is that my Main office is mumbai  where is Controller installed and my remote office is Ahmedabad. Access point is delivered at Ahmedabad location.

Can i register AP at Mumbai office first?? and after that install at Ahmedabad?

VIP Purple

No need to bring to Mumbai

No need to bring to Mumbai.

There are 2 ways: Either bring it to mumbai or keep in ahemdabad.

Bring to Mumbai then:

 Priming the AP with a Controller and Configure H-REAP

If you want the AP to discover a controller from a remote network where CAPWAP discovery mechanisms are not available, you can use priming. This method enables you to specify the controller to which the AP should connect.

In order to prime an H-REAP-capable AP, connect the AP to the wired network at the main office. During its boot up, the H-REAP-capable AP first looks for an IP address for itself. Once it acquires an IP address through a DHCP server, it boots up and looks for a controller to perform the registration process.

Keep in Ahemdabad:

Read the HREAP Controller discovery section: DHCP option 43 is the only solution.



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