How to check the feature list for each product / OS of Cisco Wireless

There are two types of OS such as Aire OS and IOS XE for Wireless products of Cisco, and there are various management forms such as Cisco 〇〇 series and Catalyst series in WLC (Wireless Lan Controller).
There are Autonomous, Lightweight, CME, EWC, etc. in AP mode, which are very complicated to introduce.

Of course, there will be a “difference” in the functions that can be used depending on the AP mode and OS.
To be honest, I want you to unify. I think this is to enable flexible introduction / proposal in various environments.

You can easily check the list of functions by these modes and OS in “Feature Matrix” published by Cisco.

Feature Matrix for Access Point

First, let’s take a look at the official Cisco website <Feature Matrix for Wave 2 and 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) Access Points>.


Feature Matrix for Cisco Wireless Access Points…

How to See

From the “Table of Contents”, first click on the OS and mode you plan to install / use to scroll the page to the list of each function. For example, if you want to use it in FlexConnect mode with Lightweight, see “FlexConnect Feature Matrix (Aire OS)”. The leftmost column, “Features,” lists common wireless features and Cisco feature names, with Yes or No indicating whether they can be used for each Access Point.

Things to check before making a suggestion/test itself

Cisco Wireless works in so many patterns that it is always advisable to check the availability of features here.
It can be a hassle to check, but let’s check so that it doesn’t mean that “this function” cannot be used in “this mode”. Some people were struggling with FlexConnect not being able to do Local MAC Auth, so …