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Same wlan both locally switched and centrally switched


1 virtual wireless controller

50 access points, some of them some local to the controller (same site), other on remote sites, all in flexconnect mode.

Is there a way for a wlan to be locally switched for a group of ap's, essentialy those local to the controller, and centrally switched for other groups of ap's, in fact those placed on remote sites?

I've tried configuring flexconnect groups, and ap groups, but no luck, I've found no way to override the globally configured flag "flexconnec local switching".

I've also tried to create two identical wlans, one locally switched and the second globally switched, but the wlc refuses to activate the second one since it has the same ssid of the first one.



VIP Purple

Since you have vWLC all AP

Since you have vWLC all AP needs to be in FlexConnect mode (If you got a normal WLC you can keep HQ AP in local mode & Remote AP in Flex mode to achieve this)

I think in your case you have to either choose "Central Switching" or "local switching" for your APs.




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New Member

What you said matches my

What you said matches my experience, I was hoping in a trick :-)

Maybe in a near future you can override the global configuration for an apgroup or flexconnect group.


Cisco Employee

Click the AP, and change the

Click the AP, and change the AP Mode to FlexConnect. Only FlexConnect is supported (central and local switching) in the 7.3 release.


Link for the same :-

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