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Is it necessary to buy WLC to manage FAP?

I have some questions about FAP, I hope to be answered Are all FAP series capable of independent configuration management? Is it necessary to buy WLC to manage FAP?

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brycemd
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Basically there are 3 different series.

 

FortiAP - Can be managed by FortiGate or by FortiCloud; Cannot be managed by WLC

 

FortiAP-U - This is the universal series, can be managed by FortiGate, FortiCloud, or WLC

 

Legacy Meru or 822/832 - Only managed by WLC (These are mostly being phased out as is the WLC)

 

Of the current products, none are solely managed by the WLC.