WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode

WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-04-17 04:56:38
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I have Ethernet cable connect different rooms in my home. I am going to create a seamless roaming WiFi network. Can I just buy deco x20 and setup it up as access point mode for WiFi roaming? My existing router can still serve as a router.

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Re:WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-04-17 08:11:19

@hkstreetname 

The seamless roaming happens only among Deco products because they support the complete 802.11k/v/r roaming protocols.

Your existing router can still serve as a router, however, it's recommended to disable its Wi-Fi network so that your client will roam seamlessly between Decos only.

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Re:WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-04-28 04:49:14

@TP-Link_Deco 

 

 

But, the question is, if you connect each Deco with ethernet, set each as access point, here the point of using the ethernet is to assure fast and reliable connectivity to the router.

With this setup, will you still have fast roaming? will the Decos still follow the 802.11k/v/r roaming protocols ?

 

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Re:WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-04-28 07:58:25

@CesarV 

Hi,

Are the Ethernet cables go to different rooms all from the same router? If so, when Deco works in the AP mode and connected to the Ethernet cable, they can also build one mesh network and follow the 802.11k/v/r roaming protocols.

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Re:WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-04-29 02:21:14

@TP-Link_Deco 

Yes, all Deco's would go to different rooms using ethernet cat 6 cables, all comming from the same router.

So, is this behavior by default (fast roaming following 802.11k/v/r roaming protocols) even in AP mode?

 

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Re:WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-04-29 10:49:41

@CesarV 

Yes, Deco will follow 802.11k/v/r roaming protocols even in the AP mode.

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Re:WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-05-05 03:13:02

@TP-Link_Deco 

 

How about deco X60, will it follow 802.11k/v/r roaming protocols even in the AP mode? 

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Re:WiFi roaming in deco x20 access point mode
2020-05-09 09:04:52

@hkstreetname 

Yes, Deco X60 follow 802.11k/v/r roaming protocols even in the AP mode

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