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CCNP Wireless CUWSS Quick Reference by Jerome Henry

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Chapter 4. Design the RF Network

Once the site survey is complete, your next task is to use its results to design the RF network and produce the survey documentation that your customer can use to decide the actual AP deployment.

Determine AP Count and Controller and License Requirements

The access point (AP) density will depend heavily on the application requirements (data, voice, location) and the number of users. For data network, understood as web browsing type of applications, a target of 15 to 25 users per AP is a reasonable goal. It might be less depending on the quality of the environment, and you might have to colocate several APs in the same area (on different channels) if you need to increase the area user capacity. Keep in mind that ...

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