Last Updated on October 29, 2020 by InfraExam
What is the function provided by CAPWAP protocol in a corporate wireless network?
- CAPWAP provides the encapsulation and forwarding of wireless user traffic between an access point and a wireless LAN controller.
- CAPWAP provides the encryption of wireless user traffic between an access point and a wireless client.
- CAPWAP provides connectivity between an access point using IPv6 addressing and a wireless client using IPv4 addressing.
- CAPWAP creates a tunnel on Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) ports in order to allow a WLC to configure an autonomous access point.
Answers Explanation & Hints:
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.