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Preferred Mesh portal IAP

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  • 1.  Preferred Mesh portal IAP

    Posted Aug 19, 2022 09:11 AM

    Is there a way to force an IAP to only attempt to mesh to a specific IAP in its cluster, instead of any available IAP?

    I've got a deployment where I have a wireless mesh, and the mesh point feeds a switch with two more IAP's in the same cluster. Sometimes the mesh point will mesh with the IAPs on the same switch, instead of  the far portal (i.e. if the far portal goes down). I'd like the mesh point to only connect to the one designated portal.

  • 2.  RE: Preferred Mesh portal IAP

    Posted Aug 22, 2022 01:10 AM
    you can setup a manual mesh cluster for a specific Mesh portal/point and not use default mesh cluster.
    check this tech note

    Any opinions expressed here are solely my own and not necessarily that of Hewlett Packard Enterprise or Aruba.