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    TP-Link WiFi controllers concepts - working mode

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    Hi Fellows,

    What I want to understand is the way the TP-Link controller-based wireless system handles the data plane: wether all user traffic between the AP and the controller is backhauled in some IP based (or other) tunnel to the controller and gets there in/out to/from the wired Ethernet, or wireless user traffic enters and exits directly at the access point wired connection to and from the wired Ethernet LAN? For your reference what I mean, the first is called CAP/WAP Tunnel mode and the second is called Flex-connect (formerly called H-REAP mode) mode at Cisco wireless solution.

    Explanations are welcome.

    Thanks, Jeno

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    Wireless user traffic enters and exits directly at the access point wired connection, it is not going through the controller.


 

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