[VoiceOps] WiFi SIP phones recommendations

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Sep 19 11:42:06 EDT 2015

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alex Balashov" <abalashov at evaristesys.com>

> On 09/08/2015 03:35 PM, Carlos Alvarez wrote:
> > Every Wifi phone I've tried will roam just fine between APs assuming
> > the APs are properly configured.
> Really? Can this take place seamlessly mid-call? With DHCP? What about
> DHCP lease acquisition delay?

An access point is an L1 bridge; everyone on the wireless side of every
AP are all on the same LAN with the same addressing.

> Would such a configuration involve merely bridging all the APs on the
> same LAN segment so that the same DHCP server feeds them? If so, where's
> the guarantee that the DHCP server will lease out the same IP address
> to the client?

Access points.  Not routers.

-- jra
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