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This feature enforces a limit on the number of clients that can to be associated with an AP. Further, you can configure the
number of clients that can be associated with each AP radio.
Configuring Client Limit Per WLAN (GUI)
Choose Configuration > Tags & Profiles > WLANs.
Click a WLAN from the list of WLANs.
Click the Advanced tab.
Under the Max Client Connections settings, enter the client limit for Per WLAN, Per AP Per WLAN, and Per AP Radio Per WLAN.
Click Update & Apply to Device.
Configuring Client Limit Per WLAN (CLI)
Command or Action
Enters privileged EXEC mode.
Device# configure terminal
Enters global configuration mode.
Device(config)# wlan ramban
Specifies the WLAN name.
client association limit maximum-clients-per-WLAN
Device(config-wlan)# client association limit 110
Configures the maximum number of clients that can be associated to the given WLAN.
Depending on the primary AP in the CiscoEmbedded Wireless Controller network, the maximum number of clients supported varies. For more information about the client count limit per WLAN in a
CiscoEmbedded Wireless Controller network, see Table 1
Table 1. Scale Supported in a CiscoEmbedded Wireless Controller Network
Primary AP Model
Maximum Clients Supported
client association limit ap max-clients-per-AP-per-WLAN
Device(config-wlan)# client association limit ap 120
Configures the maximum number of clients that can be associated to an AP in the WLAN.
client association limit radio max-clients-per-AP-radio-per-WLAN
Device(config-wlan)# client association limit radio 100
Configures the maximum number of clients that can be associated to an AP radio in the WLAN.
Returns to privileged EXEC mode. Alternatively, you can also press Ctrl-Z to exit global configuration mode.
show wlan id wlan-id
Device# show wlan id 2
Displays the current configuration of the WLAN and the corresponding client association limits.