Viewing Network Telemetry from the Catalyst 9800 with Grafana

In this guide, I’m going to cover the process of creating a Linux server to visualize a lot of the network telemetry (statistics) that the Cisco Catalyst 9800 offers. Network telemetry can include client statistics, access-point statistics, network statistics and controller statistics. All of these tools are open source, and free for personal use. The

Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller on Catalyst Access Points

Overview You may have noticed when the Catalyst 9100 Access Points were initially released, they didn’t support Mobility Express (AP as a controller) functionality. That’s because Cisco has been cooking up something much better. The Catalyst 9100 Access Points now support what Cisco is calling “Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller on Catalyst Access Points.” The name