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    AirEngine 9701-L Access Controller

    Highly scalable and flexible AC for small- and medium-sized enterprises


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AirEngine 9701-L Access Controller

AirEngine 9701-L is a small-capacity, fixed wireless Access Controller (AC) for small- and medium-sized enterprises. It can manage up to 256 Access Points (APs) and provides a GE switch function, achieving integrated access for wired and wireless users. The AC features high scalability and offers users considerable flexibility in configuring the number of managed APs.
When used with Huawei APs, the AirEngine 9701-L can be used to construct small- and medium-sized campus networks, enterprise office networks, wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), and hotspot coverage networks.

Mass Storage

High Performance

Supports 10 x GE electrical interfaces and 2 x 10 GE optical interfaces, delivering 10 Gbps forwarding capability and managing up to 256 APs and 4096 users.

Flexible Installation


Supports multiple data forwarding modes, including direct forwarding and tunnel forwarding, and provides fine-grained user rights management with user- and role-based access controls

Network Operation Mode

Flexible O&M

Features a range of network Operations and Maintenance (O&M) methods, including eSight, web platform, and Command Line Interface (CLI).


Parameters AirEngine 9701-L
Ports 10 x GE + 2 x 10GE SFP+
Power Supply AC/DC adapter
Forwarding Capability 10 Gbps
Maximum Number of Managed APs
Maximum Number of Access Users
AP-AC Networking
Layer 2 or Layer 3 networking
Forwarding Modes
Direct forwarding or tunnel forwarding
AC Active/Standby Mode
1+1 HSB or N+1 backup
Radio Protocols
802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ac Wave 2/ax