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Client won't roam with very poor signal


I've got ap335,ap225,ap207 and mobility controller 7010 running arubaos

I've enabled client match, and 802.11r/k/v.

But the client just refused to roam, and stuck on the ap.

what should I do to let it roam?


New Contributor

Re: Client won't roam with very poor signal

Chop the 1,2 basic rates in the SSID config if there are no legacy devices connecting to the SSIDs for eg. Scanners. This will help in preventing the Sticky Client issue.


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Re: Client won't roam with very poor signal

Ultimately the client makes the decision to roam.  Protocols like 802.11v, x,k and Clientmatch just encourage a client if it even supports these protocols.   Many consumer devices are not designed to roam, so they don't.


What kind of device is this?  That is the biggest determining factor.

*Answers and views expressed by me on this forum are my own and not necessarily the position of Aruba Networks or Hewlett Packard Enterprise.*
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