What is the management network?

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When deploying a branch router, there is a management network interface? What exactly is that?
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Bradley Chambers, Champ

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Abby S, Employee

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hi Bradley!

The management network is how the Aerohive Cooperative Control (or AMRP) operates amongst devices. This allows the devices to communicate on the same subnet to support seamless roaming, authentication, and coordinated WiFi. When creating a management network, please make sure it has DNS, DHCP, and has a subnet specified with more than one branch.
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The management interface also communicates with the Hive Manager correct?
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Mike Kouri, Official Rep

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Correct.
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MistaWu

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So, in the Hive Manager, the MGT Interface is purely for Hive Manager communication and the Native (Untagged) interface is what communicates with the Hive or other AP's and allows connectivity?

I'm just trying to understand the relationship between the two interfaces and how I configure my Cisco switched network?