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CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Cert Guide by David Hucaby

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Scaling the Guest Network

Configuring a guest WLAN on a single controller is straightforward. The guest WLAN is just like any other WLAN defined on the controller. In larger installations, you might have more than one controller. In that case, each guest WLAN terminates on its own controller, making it difficult to isolate all guest clients in a single DMZ or behind a single firewall.

Recall from Chapter 12, “Understanding Roaming,” that Cisco WLCs can support Layer 3 roaming by automatically building a tunnel between the first controller a client associates with and the controller where the client is currently located. In effect, the client is tunneled from a foreign controller back to the original anchor controller. This same tunneling strategy ...

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