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    Lightbulb AC500 HW Controller and support for EAP devices

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    I have got a question, since we already have several EAP devices, we want to manage them with HW Controller, example AC500.
    I have posted the question to email support, but they redirected me to ask Regional support

    Will this be possible?

    Thanks a lot on response!

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    No, the AC500 hardware controller supports only CAPs, not EAPs.

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    Is there any explanation why is that? There are only 2 CAP models, but there are 4 times more EAP models.
    It seems to me it should be just the opposite! Am I the only one who asked this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bane4s View Post
    Is there any explanation why is that? There are only 2 CAP models, but there are 4 times more EAP models.
    It seems to me it should be just the opposite! Am I the only one who asked this?
    Seems to me that EAPs are Business-Class APs, while CAPs are Enterprise-Level APs. While EAPs have a very intuitive and easy-to-handle user interface suitable for small and medium businesses at several locations per SW controller, the CAPs offer a feature-rich, but more complex interface similar to Pharos and suitable for big companies with up to 500 (and with a license model probably even more) APs per HW controller at one place.

    BTW, there are three CAP models available at the moment, not two, and I think more are coming soon.


 

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