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How to enable 802.11v - BSS Transition Management on controller ?

How to enable 802.11v - BSS Transition Management on controller ?

Model: Aruba 620
Version: 6.3.1.9

 

Does any aruba controller/instant AP supports 802.11k location measurement (LCI )?

 

 

Re: How to enable 802.11v - BSS Transition Management on controller ?

From the AOS 6.3 user guide, pg 385:

 

To enable BSS transition management, you must advertise the 802.11k capability on the dot11k-profile that is

associated to a Virtual-AP profile. For more details on enabling 802.11k profile, see Enabling 802.11k Support on

page 377 .

 

Interaction between 802.11k and 802.11v clients

 

For 802.11k capable clients, the client management framework uses the actual beacon report generated by the client

in response to a beacon report request sent by the AP. This beacon report replaces the virtual beacon report for that

client.

For 802.11v capable clients, the controller uses the 802.11v BSS Transition message to steer clients to the desired

AP upon receiving a client steer trigger from the AP.

 

802.11v is selectable in Instant OS 4.1, via Instant 4.1 User Guide, page 109

 

Configuring a WLAN SSID for 802.11k Support
You can enable 802.11k support on a WLAN SSID by using the Instant UI or CLI.
In the Instant UI
1. Navigate to the WLAN wizard (click Network>New or Network> Select the WLAN SSID>edit).
2. Click the Security tab.
3. Under Fast Roaming, Select the 802.11k checkbox.
4. Click Next and then click Finish.

Jerrod Howard
Sr. Techical Marketing Engineer
Occasional Contributor I

Re: How to enable 802.11v - BSS Transition Management on controller ?

Hi Howard,
thx for your reply with details :smileyhappy:

any idea on 11k location measurement ?

 

-veeramacha

Re: How to enable 802.11v - BSS Transition Management on controller ?

Check out the AOS 6.4 user guide, that seems to be where more 802.11k support is documented.

Jerrod Howard
Sr. Techical Marketing Engineer
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