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Cisco Air-Ct2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller for System wide Wireless Connectivity

Cisco Air-Ct2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller is a component of Cisco unified wireless network. A perfect choice for small to medium-sized enterprises and branch environments, Cisco Air-Ct2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller supports 802.11n standard and real-time communication between Cisco Aironet access points. 

Key Benefits of Cisco Air-Ct2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller

Cisco Air-Ct2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller is built to simplify the deployment and operation of wireless networks. This controller delivers centralized security policies, wireless intrusion prevention system capabilities, RF management and quality of service for voice and video. Configured to deliver 802.11n performance and scalability, this Cisco Air-Ct2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller provides low total cost of ownership and flexibility to scale as network requirements increase.


Product CodeAIR-CT2504-5-K9
Target deploymentsSmall or midsize
Form FactorDesktop
Access points5 licenses include
Max Access Points75 licenses max
Max Client Support1000
Ports4 x 10/100/1000 ports
Console ports10/100/1000 RJ-45
Wireless standards802.11a/b/g/d/e/h/k/n/r/u/w/ac
Max throughput1 Gbps
Max WLANs16
Max VLANs16
Redundant powerNo
Redundant fansBuilt-in fan
Max Power consumption80W


Cisco AIR-CT2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller Specifications 


Access points5 licenses include (75 licenses max)
Device TypeWireless controller
Ports4 x 10/100/1000 ports
Console ports10/100/1000 RJ-45
Wireless standards802.11a/b/g/d/e/h/k/n/r/u/w/ac
Access point License1 AP licese: L-LIC-CT2504-1A
5 AP licese: L-LIC-CT2504-5A
25 AP licese: L-LIC-CT2504-25A
Security standardsWi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
IEEE 802.11i (WPA2, RSN)
RFC 1321 MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm
RFC 1851 The ESP Triple DES Transform
RFC 2104 HMAC: Keyed Hashing for Message Authentication
RFC 2246 TLS Protocol Version 1.0
RFC 2401 Security Architecture for the Internet Protocol
RFC 2403 HMAC-MD5-96 within ESP and AH
RFC 2404 HMAC-SHA-1-96 within ESP and AH
RFC 2405 ESP DES-CBC Cipher Algorithm with Explicit IV
RFC 2406 IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)
RFC 2407 Interpretation for ISAKMP
RFC 2409 IKE
RFC 2451 ESP CBC-Mode Cipher Algorithms
RFC 3280 Internet X.509 PKI Certificate and CRL Profile
RFC 3602 The AES-CBC Cipher Algorithm and Its Use with IPsec
RFC 3686 Using AES Counter Mode with IPsec ESP
RFC 4347 Datagram Transport Layer Security
RFC 4346 TLS Protocol Version 1.1
EncryptionWEP and Temporal Key Integrity Protocol-Message Integrity Check (TKIP-MIC): RC4 40, 104 and 128 bits (both static and shared keys)
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES): CBC, CCM, Counter Mode with Cipher Block Chaining Message Authentication Code Protocol (CCMP)
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS): RC4 128-bit and RSA 1024- and 2048-bit
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)IEEE 802.1X
RFC 2548 Microsoft Vendor-Specific RADIUS Attributes
RFC 2865 RADIUS Authentication
RFC 2866 RADIUS Accounting
RFC 2867 RADIUS Tunnel Accounting
RFC 3576 Dynamic Authorization Extensions to RADIUS
RFC 3579 RADIUS Support for EAP
RFC 3580 IEEE 802.1X RADIUS Guidelines
RFC 3748 Extensible Authentication Protocol
Web-based authentication
TACACS support for management users
LimitationDoes not support wired guest access
Cannot be configured as an auto anchor controller. However you can configure it as a foreign controller
Supports only multicast-multicast mode
Does not support bandwidth contract feature
Does not support access points in direct connect mode
Does not support service port
Apple Talk Bridging
Wired Guest


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