What is the function provided by CAPWAP protocol in a corporate wireless network?

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What is the function provided by CAPWAP protocol in a corporate wireless network?

  • CAPWAP creates a tunnel on Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) ports in order to allow a WLC to configure an autonomous access point.
  • CAPWAP provides the encapsulation and forwarding of wireless user traffic between an access point and a wireless LAN controller.
  • CAPWAP provides connectivity between an access point using IPv6 addressing and a wireless client using IPv4 addressing.
  • CAPWAP provides the encryption of wireless user traffic between an access point and a wireless client.

Explanation: CAPWAP is an IEEE standard protocol that enables a WLC to manage multiple APs and WLANs. CAPWAP is also responsible for the encapsulation and forwarding of WLAN client traffic between an AP and a WLC.

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