20.4. Configuring Wireless Management Devices

In this section I recap the components of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, commonly called the lightweight wireless network. Then, I show you how to install and set up processes for the WCS software. After that, I show you the steps for adding a WLC to the interface and how to monitor the network, show alerts, and set up a map. After you are done in the WCS interface I show you how to configure QoS and security in the WLC interface.

The two components that provide central control and management of the wireless network are the Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) and the Wireless Control System (WCS). The WLC is required to manage and operate lightweight APs in your network. You can use the WLC to configure ...

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