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    AirEngine 9703-H Access Controller

    Next-Generation High-Performance Flagship AC


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AirEngine 9703-H Access Controller

AirEngine 9703-H is a next-generation high-performance wireless Access Controller (AC) for large enterprises, enterprise branches, and education campuses. It can manage up to 20480 Access Points (APs) and supporting a maximum of 160 Gbps forwarding performance. The AC features high scalability and offers users considerable flexibility in configuring the number of managed APs.
When used with Huawei APs in compliance with 802.11n/ac/ax/be, the AirEngine 9703-H can be used to construct large campus networks, enterprise office networks, wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), and hotspot coverage networks.
Mass Storage

High Performance

Supports various high-rate interfaces such as 100G/40G/25G/10G/GE Combo interfaces, delivering 160 Gbps forwarding capability and managing up to 20480 APs.

Flexible Layout

Flexible Networking

Supports in-path, off-path, and Mesh networking modes, allows for direct and tunnel forwarding, and manages Huawei's full series of APs in compliance with 802.11n/ac/ax/be, protecting customer investment.

Continuous Security

High Reliability

Supports WLAN AC 1+1 HSB and port redundancy backup including Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) and Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), doubling service reliability.


Parameters AirEngine 9703-H
Ports 1 x 100G optical/2 x 40G optical/4 x 25G optical/8 x 10G optical/(1 x 40G optical + 4 x 10G optical) + 4 x 25G optical +4 x 10G optical + 8 x GE Combo*
* indicate that the port combinations are mutually exclusive. Cards can be inserted into the backplane to expand interfaces in the future.
Power Supply 1+1 AC/DC
Forwarding Capability 160 Gbps
Maximum Number of Managed APs 20480
Maximum Number of Access Users 307200
AP-AC Networking Layer 2 or Layer 3 networking
Forwarding Mode Direct forwarding or tunnel forwarding
AC Active/Standby Mode 1 + 1 HSB
Radio Protocol 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be