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Wireless Controller



D-Link Managed Wireless

Big company wireless at small company prices. With a wide selection of Access Points and technologies, D-Link’s Wireless Solution is the perfect choice for any business.

Business Benefits

  • Simplified wireless LAN management enhanced user experience
  • Segment guest and corporate access with multiple SSIDs, Guest Captive Portal, and standard based VLAN configurations
  • Free Integrated Payment Gateway
  • Optimise network with automatic RF channel settings and adjustments of AP output power setting

Product Features

A Power LED
C USB Ports to Upgrade Firmware and export configuration
D Gigabit LAN SFP ports (1-4)
E Gigabit LAN RJ-45 ports (1-4)
F Console/Management Ports

Centralised Monitoring and Management

Whether you intend to use a single Access Point or roll out a large corporate network, all compatible D-Link Unified Wireless Access Points* can be managed using a D-Link Wireless Controller.

Functionality without Complexity

Simplified and Intuitive GUI with integrated configuration wizards make deployment and monitoring a simple task.

Integrated Payment Gateway

Monetising your wireless investment is simple using the integrated payment gateway.
D-Link’s Family of Wireless Controllers enable you to charge for Wireless access by using one of the integrated payments services making PCI-DSS compliance easy.

Self-Healing Wireless

With D-Link’s Self-Healing Wireless network, the Wireless Controller can detect if a surrounding access point has failed and boost their power output to compensate for the failure, minimising the effect of the failed AP.


The ideal solution for businesses of any size, starting with just 8 Access Points and scaling to support 1024 APs in a clustered configuration. The DWC-2000 is the perfect solution for any business looking to enhance their wireless network with the minimal service disruption.
With an extensive range of D-Link Unified Access Points and simplified management and monitoring tools the DWC-2000 is deployable anywhere, across any geography.

Fast Seamless Roaming

Combining a Unified Access Point with a DWC-2000 Unified Wireless Controller enables you to create a wireless network that enables roam around a building or even outside without losing effecting your video call.

* Selected D-Link Access Points Only

Technical Specifications




  • 4 10/100/1000 RJ-45 and 4 100/1000 SFP Combo ports



  • 2 USB 2.0 ports


Console Port

  • 1 RJ-45


Extension Slot

  • 1 Hard disk driver slot



Maximum Access Points per Unit1

  • 64/ 256 (default/ upgrade)


Maximum Access Points per Cluster1

  • 256/ 1024 (default/ upgrade)


Concurrent Captive Portal Authentication Users

  • 2048


Access Point Management


Model of Managed Aps

  • DWL-8610AP
  • DWL-8600AP
  • DWL-6700AP
  • DWL-6600AP
  • DWL-6610AP
  • DWL-3600AP
  • DWL-2600AP


AP Discovery & Control

  • Layer-2
  • Layer-3


AP Monitoring

  • Managed AP
  • Rogue AP
  • Authentication Fail AP
  • Standalone AP


Client Monitoring

  • Authenticated Client
  • Rogue Client
  • Authentication Fail Client
  • Ad-hoc Client


Centralised RF/ Security Policy Management

  • Supported




Fast Roaming

  • Supported   


Intra-controller/ Inter-controller Roaming

  • Supported   


Intra-subnet/ Inter-subnet Roaming

  • Supported   




Wireless Security

  • WEP
  • Dynamic WEP
  • WPA Personal/Enterprise
  • WPA2 Personal/Enterprise


Wireless Intrusion Detection & Prevention System (WIDS)

  • Rogue and Valid AP Classification
  • Rogue AP Mitigation


LAN Security

  • 802.1x port-based access control and guest VLAN



  • Captive Porta
  • MAC Authentication




VLAN Group

  • Up to 255 entries


802.1q VLAN Tagging

  • Supported   


Subnet-based VLAN

  • Supported   


Port-based VLAN

  • Supported   


User Account Management


Permanent Account Authentication Method

  • Local Database
  • External RADIUS
  • External LDAP
  • External POP3
  • External Windows Active Directory (wired only)


Temporary Account Authentication Method

  • Local Database     


Temporary Account Creation

  • Single or batch account generation by system with customised active or usage expired time


Payment Gateway

  • Paypal
  • SecurePay
  • World Pay


System Management


Web-based User Interface

  • HTTP 


Command Line

  • Supported   



  • v1, v2c, v3 




Power Supply

  • 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz Internal power supply    


Max. Power Consumption

  • 26.95 W     



  • 440 x 310 x 44 mm (17.3 x 12.2 x 1.73 inches)  


Operating Temperature

  • 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F)        


Storage Temperature

  • -20 to 70 °C (-4 to 158 °F)     


Operating Humidity

  • 5% to 95%, Non-condensing   


Emission (EMI)

  • FCC Class A, CE Class A, C-Tick, IC



  • cUL, LVD (EN60950-1)


Compatible D-Link Wireless Access Points


  • Unified Wireless AC1750 Simultaneous Dual-Band PoE Access Point



  • Unified Wireless N Simultaneous Dual-Band PoE Access Point



  • Unified Wireless N Simultaneous Dual-Band PoE Outdoor Access Point



  • Unified Wireless N Simultaneous Dual-Band PoE Access Point



  • Unified Wireless N PoE Access Point



  • Unified Wireless N PoE Access Point


Compatible D-Link Business Wireless Plus License



  • Enable management of 32 additional APs



  • Enable management of 64 additional APs



  • Enable management of 128 additional APs

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