RSSI @ AP-1101

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maxmania
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RSSI @ AP-1101

Post by maxmania » 09 Aug 2018 17:25

HI,
I need to adjust the rooming level, but I can't understand the value adjust, for example, I have 3 AP installed 10 meters one from the other, and my PC link to AP1 (I can see it from ap web interface) I travel across the other 2 AP, but I can't room ( I set the 802.1r option on), and my connection change from 5GHz band to 2 GHz band, but never from AP. the RSSI Threshold and romming are set by default (zero). How this value work's?
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Re: RSSI @ AP-1101

Post by sirmanhhung » 23 Aug 2018 03:35

Stellar AP which operate on express mode jus support roamming on same network (SSID)
-On Performance Optimization: Band Steering On, Prefer 5Ghz
-On Create New WLAN : 802.1r On
Finnaly, follow the advising from the Alcatel, you should upgrade newest firmware for roamming feature.
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Re: RSSI @ AP-1101

Post by benny » 19 Nov 2018 04:22

  • You don't need to do anything to enable roaming between APs (assuming that the APs are part of the same Express cluster and broadcast the same SSID)
  • I doubt that you'll see a roaming between APs with a distance of just 10 meters in between (given that this is clear sight, the signal will still be very good and your client will not see a reason to roam. If those are in different rooms, this is a different topic and roaming will likely happen.)
  • 802.11r needs to be supported by the client and not many clients do (it is not necessary for roaming on Stellar)
  • I'd recommend to use AWOS v3.0.4.1036 or greater for best experience
  • The above mentioned build will allow you do enable 802.11v and 802.11k which help the client to take better roaming decisions
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