[Rack] New AP network?

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Tue Oct 11 15:12:51 PDT 2011


I belive there is support in 802.11 to not just disconnect clients but 
instruct them to roam to a different AP.  This is what airspace (cisco), 
ruckus, aruba, etc do with their controller boxes.

Unforunately, you're right, the Unifi software only does client-decsision 
routing (which doesn't work for shit) and not directed roaming. :(

http://www.ubnt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24989

Oh well, we can keep looking.

-ben

On Tue, 11 Oct 2011, Rubin Abdi wrote:

> Jonathan Lassoff wrote, On 2011-10-11 14:39:
>> These are pretty neat, though the management software is really only
>> useful for pushing configurations around.
>
> I'm with Jof. I think their hardware is nice and worth us throwing some
> money into it, but I could care less on the management stuff considering
> how small our space is.
>
> I would really like to see their dual radio stuff and how all that
> works. I'm hoping they've figured out some magic for a single SSID for
> both radios with priority to 5gHz when it's available.
>
> In the mean time I I'm thinking of replacing the 802.11a Powerstation
> with a Nanostation Loco M5 running 802.11n at 5gHz. Just don't know
> where to put it without running a new cable.
>
> -- 
> Rubin
> rubin at starset.net
>
>


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