Enable smart-roam on SmartZone

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How can i enable smart-roam or fastroam on SZ? I have vSZ essentials and the option is not found on the gui or am i missing something? Please advise. Thanks
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Arranda Saputra

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irvan irvan

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Hi Arranda, smart-toram already active by default. You can check on Monitoring-All Event- and see client roaming to another Access Point. Thanks

Best Regards,
Irvan
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Hi irvan, thanks for the information. yes I can see that clients are roaming between AP.

however, there are sticky client devices that refuse to roam despite bad signal recipient. I read about smart-roam on ZD that forces client to disassociate with the ssid when their received signal strenght is below a defined threshold. however, i cannot find the option on vSZ. please advise
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irvan irvan

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Try configure this on your WLAN, i usually enable OFDM & change BSS Min Rate to 24 Mbps for smooth roaming

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Arranda Saputra

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hi Irvan, could you please explain what is this configuration actually doing and why it could help smoother roaming? thanks!
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Jeff Roback

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My understanding is that smartroam and bss-minrate are two very different things....  See my thread here for explanations of the difference.
https://forums.ruckuswireless.com/ruckuswireless/topics/bss_minrate_vs_smart_roam

Unfortunately the documentation on the SmartZone doesn't talk a lot about smartroam.   The KB and CLI docs do show how to turn it on: https://support.ruckuswireless.com/answers/000005132 but there is no reference to the cli command that can be used to verify that it is working :-(   I can't find the equivalent of the get wlanlist and get roam_factor commands in SZ.

Jeff