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Description

Sometimes we want to distribute wireless traffic between wireless access point or frequency bands in a better way to be more efficiently.

Type of load balancing:

Access Point Hand-off (switch to another AP)

Frequency Hand-off (switch to the lesser-used frequency)


Scope

Explain how to configure wireless client load Balancing.

Not to explain theory in wireless 


Solution

Confiuration from web-based

Go Wifi & switch controller > Wifi Networks > FortiAP Propfiles > Edit the profile that you want

And click on

Select Frequency handoff or AP handoff or both for the radio that you want.

Example:

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Confiuration from CLI

To configure from CLI follow the example:

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Handoff-rssi: Enter the minimum RSSI value for handoff (default 25)

Handoff-sta-thresh: Enter the threshold value for AP handoff. (default 30)

frequency-handoff: Enable or disable handoff of clients to other channels (default disable)

Ap-handoff:  Enable or disable handoff of clients to other APs. (default disable)



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