Cisco AIR-CT5508-HA-K9 Networking Wireless Controller 8 Port
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AIR-CT5508-HA-K9 Cisco 5508 8 Ports Wireless Controller New

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AIR-CT5508-HA-K9 5508 Series 8 Ports Wireless Local area network (LAN) Controller for High Availability | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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How to Connect and Set Up of 8 Ports Wireless Controller

The AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 is a high-availability wireless controller from Cisco that supports up to 8 ports. The following are the steps to connect and set up the device:

  • Unpack the device and ensure that you have all the necessary components like power cables, Ethernet cables, and console cables.
  • Connect the device to a power source using the power cables provided.
  • Connect the device to your network using an Ethernet cable. Connect the cable to the management interface (Eth0/1) on the controller.
  • Connect a console cable to the console port on the device and to a computer.
  • Open a terminal emulator on your computer and configure the terminal to use the following parameters: 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit, and no flow control.
  • Power on the device and use the terminal emulator to access the device's command-line interface (CLI).
  • Configure the management interface by typing the following command: "interface GigabitEthernet0/1".
  • Assign an IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway to the management interface using the following commands:
  • Save the configuration by typing the command "write memory".
  • Use a web browser to access the device's web-based graphical user interface (GUI) using the IP address assigned to the management interface.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the initial setup and configure the device for your network.
  • Add access points to the controller by navigating to the Wireless > Access Points > All APs page.
  • Configure the wireless settings, such as SSID, security settings, and channel, to meet your network requirements.

The setup process may vary slightly based on the software version of the AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9, but the steps outlined above should provide a general guide.

Manage and Monitor Devices

The AIR-CT5508-HA-K9 Cisco 5508 8 Ports Wireless Controller is a high-performance wireless controller that is designed to manage and monitor devices in a wireless network. It supports up to 500 access points and 8 gigabit Ethernet ports, making it an ideal solution for large and complex wireless networks.

The controller has several key features that help with the management and monitoring of devices. Firstly, it has a centralized management interface that allows network administrators to easily manage and monitor all connected access points from one location. This helps to simplify network management and improve the efficiency of network operations.

The controller also has a robust security feature set that helps to protect the network against malicious attacks. This includes a stateful firewall, intrusion prevention system (IPS), and advanced threat defense (ATD). These features help to prevent unauthorized access to the network and protect sensitive data from being compromised.

In addition to managing and monitoring devices, the AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 also provides real-time performance monitoring and reporting. This includes real-time traffic statistics, access point status, and wireless network usage patterns. This information can be used to identify potential performance bottlenecks and resolve issues before they impact network operations.

The controller also supports high availability (HA) capabilities, making it an ideal solution for mission-critical wireless networks. With HA, the controller automatically switches over to a secondary controller in the event of a failure, ensuring that the wireless network remains operational even in the event of a hardware failure.

Advanced Configuration Options

The Advanced Configuration Options of AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 Cisco 5508 8 Ports Wireless Controller are as follows:

  • High Availability (HA) Configuration: The AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 supports High Availability (HA) Configuration, which enables two controllers to work together in a redundancy mode. In case one controller fails, the other controller takes over the wireless network.
  • QoS (Quality of Service): The controller supports Quality of Service (QoS) configuration, which allows administrators to prioritize different types of traffic and ensure that critical applications receive the bandwidth they need.
  • WLAN Configuration: The AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 supports wireless LAN (WLAN) Configuration, which enables administrators to configure and manage multiple wireless networks on the controller.
  • Radio Resource Management (RRM): The controller supports Radio Resource Management (RRM), which helps optimize the performance and reliability of wireless networks by automatically adjusting the power levels and channel assignments for wireless access points.
  • Mobility: The AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 supports mobility, which allows wireless clients to roam seamlessly between access points without losing their network connection.
  • Load Balancing: The controller supports load balancing, which allows administrators to balance the load on wireless access points and ensure that no single access point is overloaded.
  • Security: The AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 supports various security features such as WPA2, 802.1X, and TKIP encryption, which help to secure the wireless network.
  • Rogue Access Point Detection: The controller supports rogue access point detection, which helps to detect and prevent unauthorized access points from interfering with the wireless network.
  • Spectrum Analysis: The AIR-CT 5508-HA-K9 supports spectrum analysis, which allows administrators to analyze the wireless spectrum and optimize the performance and reliability of the wireless network.

Detail Description

  • Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Type: Networking
  • Sub-Type: Wireless 8 Port
  • Manufacturer Part Number AIR-CT5508-HA-K9
  • Brand Name Cisco
  • Product Series 5500
  • Product Model 5508
  • Product Name 5508 Series Wireless Controller for High Availability
  • Product Type Wireless LAN Controller

Technical Information:

  • ISM Band No
  • UNII Band No
  • Interfaces/Ports
  • Ethernet Port Yes
  • Fast Ethernet Port Yes
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port Yes
  • 10Gigabit Ethernet Port No
  • Network (RJ-11) No
  • PoE (RJ-45) Port No
  • VGA No
  • HDMI No
  • Audio Line Out No
  • Serial Port No
  • USB Yes
  • Powerline No
  • Management Port Yes

I/O Expansions

  • Expansion Slots 8 x SFP (mini-GBIC)

Management & Protocols

  • Management
  • Web Based Management
  • CLI
  • Telnet
  • Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS)
  • SNMP v1, v2c, v3
  • RMON
  • MIB II
  • DHCP

Power Description

  • Input Voltage 110 V AC
  • Input Voltage 220 V AC
  • Power Source Power Supply
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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