3850 stacked' license

Hi Experts,
I have a question. I hope you can help me. I am going to configure 3850 stack’ wireless. I read different documents. Some said it requires installing license, but other said it does not require it. If you have any experience, please share it with me. Thank you in advance.
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Craig BeckCommented:
Only 3850s in MC mode require AP licenses.

You need to install Access Point licenses on a 3850 configured in Mobility Controller (MC) mode.  By default 3850s ship in Mobility Agent (MA) mode and don't require AP licenses.

The easiest way to understand this is to consider the 3850 in MA mode as a normal switch, and in MC mode consider it as a wireless LAN controller.  You would only install AP licenses on the wireless LAN controller, and this is the same concept.
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EESkyAuthor Commented:
Thank you, Craicgbeck.

Only 3850s in MC mode require AP licenses.

You need to install Access Point licenses on a 3850 configured in Mobility Controller (MC) mode.

Sorry, i am still confused. Since ONLY 3850s in MC mode require AP licenses, why do i still need install AP license on MC mode?
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Craig BeckCommented:
If you want to allow APs to join you need to license the controller (3850 in MC mode) to enable this.

If you don't want to use the 3850 as a wireless LAN controller, you don't need to install AP licenses.
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EESkyAuthor Commented:
Sorry, I misread it. You are right
My question is here. I know 3850' wireless require license. but i run into a document, which confused me, it said as following

"Note  These controller platforms do not require licenses: 2100 and 4400 series controllers, Cisco WiSMs, Controller Network Modules, and Catalyst 3750G Integrated Wireless LAN Controller Switches."  ----- from "Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Configuration Guide, Release 6.0  Chapter 4 - Configuring Controller Settings
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"Controller Network Modules" here means 3850. It said it do not require license. I do not know if it is correct or ...
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Craig BeckCommented:
I think you've misunderstood - the controller network module fits inside the 3800 series routers (3825 and 3845) - not the 3850 switch.
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EESkyAuthor Commented:
Thank you! You are an expert. I hope I can learn a lot form you since I am a cisco fan
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EESkyAuthor Commented:
I am gonna have a project, which needs to configure 3850 stacked' wireless. I think i can do it very well, but I am not sure I can do it perfectly since i never have this experience before. I hope you can help me in case of something wrong. EE is very good and it solved many problems for people, but its contact is limited. EE should try to break through the bottleneck. For customer is for EE itself, and EE should understand it. In the other hand, of course I am gonna pay much more than EE. Think about it. Thanks

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Craig BeckCommented:
Glad to help :-)

There is a 'Hire Me' feature on EE which allows contact between members but unfortunately due to my job I'm unable to contract my services - therefore I can only respond to posts.
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