Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Unleashed Smart roam

New Contributor III



Deployed and support a biz / residential Unleashed install of 3x R710s in 3 separate buildings within close proximity.  25-35yards apart.  Everything been good until the recent addition of some home chromecast devices.  With my past config for 2yr 1 particular chromecast refuses to work on 5Ghz.  Constant deauths until it gives up trying to connect all together or goes for 2.4Ghz and then works for a bit until it decides to use 5Ghz again then fails.

I had previously enabled 802.11r + 802.11k + smart roam of 4 when it was first setup 2yrs ago as I had a consistent issue with client devices not properly connecting the AP within the same building.  Client devices would stick to a poorer signal AP in another building rather than using the one close by.

In my chromecast troubleshooting of deauths "leaving" - I've disabled 802.11r + 802.11k on the "home" ssid.  That alone did not help.  But changing the smart roam to 1 allowed 5Ghz to work.  (But not sure how reliably yet)

Today I was onsite following up with a reboot after enabling adaptive band balancing as I noticed far too many 2.4Ghz clients when they should be 5Ghz.  Once network came back online the chromecast was broken again.

I reviewed smart roam and discovered it reverted back to previous valve of 4.  Didn't save to startup config.

I then set again and rebooted.  Same.  Why won't the cli smart roam config save to startup config?  Am I forgetting something?



set roam_factor wlan1 1

set roam_factor wlan33 1

quit (says saved but isn't)

Also been reviewing cli guide to remember how to completely disable unleashed smart roam for ssid but having hard time locating proper documentation.

"Accessing the AP-Mode CLI" has little discussed and CLI help isn't really helpful.  get ? / set ? returns no results.  Where is smart roam documentation?

Unleashed firmware

Thank you