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...
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We bulk edit WLANs together and assign them to the intended APs with just a single UI configuration change. You can select the WLANs you wish to edit together and make a single change to be applied across all of them. In addition to adding APs to WLANs, you can also add and remove labels....
This section in the WLAN configuration is used to control which Access points will get this WLAN configuration. By default, all the APs in a selected site or site-group will get the WLAN configuration and beacon the SSID. Based on the use-case or the requirements, filters can be applied to have the WLAN configured only...
Bonjour is a type of zero-configuration networking protocol that was developed by Apple, to enable auto discovery of devices and services on a local network. For devices and services to be discoverable by each other, they must be connected to the same network segment/same VLAN. Bonjour uses mDNS, which is DNS-form of queries that are...
By default Mist drops unknown DHCP responses to wireless clients, essentially the client must be directly associated to the AP for DHCP to be forwarded. This will cause bridged virtual machines to fail DHCP. Mist has a knob called enable wireless bridging which will allow bridged VMs to be able to connect to a Mist...
Configuring a network with your CoA/DM server is an easy process with the Mist dashboard. Just follow the steps below – all you need is the IP address and shared secret of your server. Create a WLAN with EAP (802.1X) security by navigating to Network > WLANs and selecting Add WLAN. Enter in your RADIUS server IP and secret....
By Default the WLAN will output as tagged or untagged traffic though the primary Ethernet port Eth0 It is possible to send the entire SSID out of the second ethernet port – this is useful for complete isolation of voice or guest traffic – but it doubles cable costs, but can be used in a...
Supported data rates for clients may be modified per WLAN. Navigate to the Data Rates section under the WLAN configuration in template or site level WLANs. The PHY header is always sent at the minimum supported PHY rate for the band, it’s important to remember that the clients have to decode the MAC header in...
Geofencing feature allows the admin to configure the minimum client RSSI needed for a client to successfully connect to the network. This feature can be enabled to make sure a user is within your facility or coverage area before offering them service. To enable Geofencing, navigate to Organization > WLAN Templates, select the WLAN in...