Chapter 7. Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP)

  1. Christian Jacquenet,
  2. Gilles Bourdon and
  3. Mohamed Boucadair

Published Online: 31 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch7

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

How to Cite

Jacquenet, C., Bourdon, G. and Boucadair, M. (2008) Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP), in Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch7

Author Information

  1. France Telecom, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Communications Networking & Distributed Systems

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Hutchison

Series Editor Information

  1. Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018293

Online ISBN: 9780470035146

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Keywords:

  • control and provisioning of wireless access points (CAPWAP);
  • wireless LAN (WLAN) operational challenges;
  • WLAN technology;
  • WLAN architectures - stations (STA) and access points (APs);
  • CAPWAP protocol and CAPWAP framework;
  • multiple authentication mechanisms;
  • CAPWAP tunneling protocol (CTP);
  • LWAPP protocol;
  • CAPWAP protocol and WLAN vendors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • CAPWAP to Address Access Point Provisioning Challenges

  • CAPWAP Concepts and Terminology

  • Objectives: What do we Expect from CAPWAP?

  • CAPWAP Candidate Protocols

  • The CAPWAP Protocol

  • CAPWAP Future

  • References