Wireless and QOS

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Considering 802.11ac, wifi device to the AP will be 1gb but once it gets to wire level some place still have 10/100 switches, is there a white paper for handling QOS at the AP level?
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autumn pitts

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Rasika Nayanajith

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Yes, deploying 802.11ac is not all about wireless upgrade. It is about your entire infrastructure upgrade to cater the capacity of wifi.

Here is a good presentation if you are looking something for Cisco products
BRKRST-2515 - QoS Design for Wireless LANs

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David Coleman, Official Rep

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Great point....   WLAN design and deployment is all about integration and QoS is VERY important
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Rasika Nayanajith

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Here are some of my notes on this topic when studying for CCIEW. It may give some guidance as well


Remember that QoS is hardware dependent (what type of switch model etc). Also it is important to configure end to end (including wired & wireless ), otherwise no point. This is a MUST if you deploying voice/video services over wifi.

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Manoah Coenraad, Champ

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And it is very important to configure the same 802.1p / DSCP value end to end.
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Remon Braamse

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Is there an paper or book with the basics of QoS? Becous I can configure it, but i do not realy understand how it works. I would like to get some more knowledge about it.