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cisco WLC 5508 max connections

Hi to all,

I've reading a bit about this and i'm a litle confused.

We have a 5508 Wlc with many 1140 aps. And i would like to know how many clients can handle each access point.

On this device there's a param under  wireless-802.11a/n 802.11b/g/n - general - Clients (1 to 75),  that i don't know if the quantity depends on this.

Is that right? 75 clients are the maximum clients permitted at the same time?.

Thans for your help and sorry for my english.

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Re: cisco WLC 5508 max connections

That is a threshold setting and will not actually limit the amount of users to a given AP.  The max users will vary.... in the past it was said that 15-25 or something like that was fine.  Cisco has also mentioned 20-24, but these are for AP's not using 802.11N and only have a 10/100 fast ethernet port.  I would still say 15-25, but it depends on your users bandwidth.  I have seen 30+ and users have no complaints since they just use it for email and web.  I also had an install where the limit was 3-4 devices per radio becuase they were uploading large video files.

https://supportforums.cisco.com/message/3218422

http://www.learnios.com/viewtopic.php?t=232

-Scott
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