Multiple Bands / Multiple SSID

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Good afternoon,

I have a zonedirector ZD 1106 version 9.10.2.0 build 11, the APs that are connected are the r500 / r600 / zf7372.

I would like to be able to work with several SSIDs and be able to define which band to work on.

I do not know how to do that.

regards
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Gary Avalos

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Michael Brado, Official Rep

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Welcome Gary,
Please find details on all features of your ZoneDirector in the version 9.10 User Guide:
https://support.ruckuswireless.com/documents/676-zonedirector-9-10-ga-user-guide

You can define several WLAN/SSIDs with your choice of security.  You can create groups
specifying which WLANs to advertise and service.

You can also create AP Groups, for different areas for example, and then specify which
of your WLAN groups should be used for either 2.4GHz or 5GHz band usage within each
AP Group.
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Gary Avalos

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Thank you,

The problem is that the Access Point Groups is used to configure the AP Band by AP.

In other words, I can not put in the same AP that has two SSIDs one in 2.4GHz and the other one in 5.8 GHz.

As you would,

regards
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Mitchell Axtell

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Gary, you can create two WLAN groups (one for 2.4, one for 5) and in the AP groups override the WLAN group per radio to use the appropriate WLAN group.  This will allow the WLAN groups to be radio specific.
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Mitchell Axtell

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Apologies, the above is actually in the system default AP group, using two different WLAN groups.  I misspoke on the above.
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Gary Avalos

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Thank you,

Ok I can use a WLAN for 2.4GHz and another WLAN for 5.8GHz for the Access Point Group.

But will it be that I can use a WLAN for 2.4GHz and another WLAN with 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz.

regards
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Mitchell Axtell

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The way you would do this is make Group1 for 2.4 with WLAN1, andGroup2 with WLAN1 and WLAN2.  Assign 2.4GHz to Group1 in the AP group, and 5GHz to Group2.
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Gary Avalos

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Thanks
That is clear to me.
But I just see that you can assign a group by frequency.
Can you have the AP in several Access Point Groups?

Regards,
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Mitchell Axtell

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The AP cannot be in several AP groups, but you can make several WLAN groups to match the needed combinations of SSIDs.
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