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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 Code AIR-CT2504-5-K9
Target deployments Small or midsize
Form Factor Desktop
Access points 5 licenses include
Max Access Points 75 licenses max
Max Client Support 1000
Ports 4 x 10/100/1000 ports
Console ports 10/100/1000 RJ-45
Wireless standards 802.11a/b/g/d/e/h/k/n/r/u/w/ac
Max throughput 1 Gbps
Max WLANs 16
Max VLANs 16
Redundant power No
Redundant fans Built-in fan
Max Power consumption 80W


Cisco AIR-CT2504-5-K9 Wireless Controller Specifications 


Access points 5 licenses include (75 licenses max)
Device Type Wireless controller
Ports 4 x 10/100/1000 ports
Console ports 10/100/1000 RJ-45
Wireless standards 802.11a/b/g/d/e/h/k/n/r/u/w/ac
Access point License 1 AP licese: L-LIC-CT2504-1A
5 AP licese: L-LIC-CT2504-5A
25 AP licese: L-LIC-CT2504-25A
Security standards Wi-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
Encryption WEP 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
Limitation Does 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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