RRM and RF Config

RRM – Auto Cancellation, Auto Conversion, and Dual 5 GHz

Auto cancellation and auto conversion are features based on Mist Radio Resource Management (RRM) .  They help automatically ensure the most efficient use of available spectrum. These two distinct features can  work in tandem or can be enabled or disabled separately. With auto cancellation, RRM will automatically disable 2.4 GHz radios. With auto conversion, RRM...

802.11k, 802.11r, and 802.11v

802.11k, 802.11r, and 802.11v are integral in improving the the experience of Wi-Fi clients, specifically around mobility and roaming.  Mist supports all three.  Ultimately roaming is the decision of the client, however the infrastructure can help the client to make better roaming decisions 802.11k 802.11k helps clients discover neighboring APs, reducing the need for the...

Mist AP Transmit Power Notation

Transmit power throughout the Mist GUI and API is represented per Tx Chain.  That is, the maximum transmit power allowed for any data rate. Here is how to convert to other common industry notations: Total Power Out (TPO) = per chain tx power + 10log(num. Tx chains) Rule of thumb, add 6 dB for AP41...

Mist AI RRM

Mist has done much innovation with RRM (Radio Resource Management) to allow viewing channel and transmit power across all APs on your network.  On this page, see the site summary, channel/power distribution, scan data from the access points, and RRM events, as well as configure the 2.4/5G radio management settings. RRM is located Network >...

AP Not Changing Channel or Tx Power After Configuration?

During a new site deployment or when configuring existing site’s RF parameters, you may make the required RF changes to Tx power & channel assignment on the site from the RRM page and expect the changes to take place right away. In order for the effect to take place right away, every RF change must...