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5 The DNS server sends the system IP address of the WX switch mapped to
3com.example.com. In this example, the address is for WX1.
6 The MAP sends a unicast Find WX message to WX1.
7 WX1 receives the Find WX message and compares the bias settings on
each WX for the MAP. More than one WX has a high bias for the MAP,
so WX1 selects the WX that has the greatest capacity to add new active
MAP connections. In this example, WX1 has more capacity. WX1 sends
its own IP address in the Find WX Reply message to the MAP.
8 The MAP contacts WX1 and determines whether it should use a locally
stored operational image or download it from the WX switch. Once the
operational image is loaded, the MAP requests configuration information