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WLC & WCS

Hello

1)what is the difference between WLC and WCS?

2)Can one replace one other

3)what situation did we need one of them?

Thanks

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Hall of Fame Super Red

Re: WLC & WCS

Hi Alsayed,

Here are some basic answers and two videos that may help;

1. The WLC controls/manages AP's the WCS controls/manages

WLC's

2.No, they cannot replace each other.

3. You can run a "Lightweight" Wireless network without

a WCS but not without a WLC.

WLC Video

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6366/index.html

WCS Video

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6305/index.html

Hope this helps!

Rob

Re: WLC & WCS

I would like to ad to Rob's great post..

Think of WCS as a piece of software that allowed you to template configs, and to manage your WLAN. WCS is not a requirement and is licensed by AP count.

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Re: WLC & WCS

hello

just 1 more question

let say i have onother scenario,am using stand alone APs,now what is the role of the WCS in this case?coz here there is no WLC exist in order to manage it

Thanks

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