Wi-Fi roaming assistant (between 2.4ghz and 5ghz)

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Re: Wi-Fi roaming assistant (between 2.4ghz and 5ghz)

Postby Lantis » Tue May 08, 2018 11:46 pm

Ive mocked up ideas for this.
There’s a good change coming in upstream Openwrt which might enhance this as well (being able to query STAs to find their capability).
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Re: Wi-Fi roaming assistant (between 2.4ghz and 5ghz)

Postby d3fz » Wed May 09, 2018 3:20 pm

By "mocked up", you mean something like "gathered/collected"?

If so, great to know that you're still interested in this!
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Re: Wi-Fi roaming assistant (between 2.4ghz and 5ghz)

Postby Lantis » Wed May 09, 2018 4:51 pm

Tested basic command to check if you can push a client between bands.
You can’t. But you can encourage them to do it themselves.
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Re: Wi-Fi roaming assistant (between 2.4ghz and 5ghz)

Postby d3fz » Fri May 18, 2018 9:46 pm

Lantis wrote:Ive mocked up ideas for this.
There’s a good change coming in upstream Openwrt which might enhance this as well (being able to query STAs to find their capability).


Is this what "Band Steering" it's all about? Didn't know the Router/AP could do that.

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Re: Wi-Fi roaming assistant (between 2.4ghz and 5ghz)

Postby Lantis » Sat May 19, 2018 12:46 am

Yes :)
The AP can push between them if they are handled by a single hostapd instance. Otherwise you need to be a bit clever.
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