vSZ-H, how to set the transmission speed for 2,4?

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Hi everyone!
We build a wireless network for entertainment park. They use wireless Intercard debit card readers.

setting the wireless network manual for these reader says that 
**Be sure to also set the Transmission Speed of 2,4 GHz  Radio interface to 2Mbps**

How can this be done via vSZ-H ? Or could it be done at all? 

Thank you all in advance.
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Alexander Moiseiev

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I think they mean wireless Management frames (probes, beacons, and responses),
and not to reduce these, like with an OFDM-only statement which sets Mgt-frames to 6mbps.

By default Ruckus responds to 1mb probe/beacon requests with 2mbps replies.
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Alexander Moiseiev

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No.
It is the manual for setting up a standalone Cisco AP.
And "be sure to set the transmittion speed" meaning is clear.
So, is there any mechanism to fix the tx speed?
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I believe Cisco's terminology is Basic (minimum) supported data rate.  1, 2, 5.5, and 11mbps are the 802.11b standard for CCK modlulation.

These correspond to Ruckus 'bss-minrate' and 'mgmt-tx-rate', although they are not mutually exclusive.
Ruckus Default bss-minrate settings will reply to 2mbps client packets, with 2mbps responses.

You should not need to make any changes or adjustments.
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Alexander Moiseiev

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Michael, it is not the Cisco manual, it's Intercard manual. 
Let me ask again:
is there any way to set up an AP to work in 802.11b only with maximum transmittion rate of 2 Mbps? 
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Hi Alexander, I kinda think the Intercard debit reader author needs to be clearer.
Transmission (tx_power) is measured in dB, not measured in Mbps, as are Data Rates.
I'm pretty sure they want to make sure we respond to probe requests and beacons seen at 2mbps data rates
in case/if they might be only 802.11b wifi capable.

Pls see this table under Protocol on the Wikipedia page for 802.11:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_802.11

But further to your question, we can only configure the Minimum rate, from 2 -> 5.5 -> 11, but not down/only
to a Maximum of 2mbps.
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