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FortiAP client load balancing per AP

The frequency and AP handoff options are moved from the radio level to the global section of FortiAP profiles. If either load balancing options are enabled on any radio prior to upgrading, the setting will be enabled after upgrading.

In this example, a new custom profile is created with both client load balancing options are enabled.

To configure a custom AP profile in the GUI:
  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles.
  2. Click Create New or edit an existing custom profile.
  3. In the Client load balancing field, select Frequency Handoff and AP Handoff.

  4. Configure the remaining settings as required.
  5. Click OK.
To configure a custom AP profile in the CLI:
config wireless-controller wtp-profile
    edit "FAP421E-demo"
        config platform
            set type 421E
        end
        set handoff-sta-thresh 55
        set frequency-handoff enable
        set ap-handoff enable
        config radio-1
            set band 802.11n,g-only
        end
        config radio-2
            set band 802.11ac
        end
    next
end

FortiAP client load balancing per AP

The frequency and AP handoff options are moved from the radio level to the global section of FortiAP profiles. If either load balancing options are enabled on any radio prior to upgrading, the setting will be enabled after upgrading.

In this example, a new custom profile is created with both client load balancing options are enabled.

To configure a custom AP profile in the GUI:
  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles.
  2. Click Create New or edit an existing custom profile.
  3. In the Client load balancing field, select Frequency Handoff and AP Handoff.

  4. Configure the remaining settings as required.
  5. Click OK.
To configure a custom AP profile in the CLI:
config wireless-controller wtp-profile
    edit "FAP421E-demo"
        config platform
            set type 421E
        end
        set handoff-sta-thresh 55
        set frequency-handoff enable
        set ap-handoff enable
        config radio-1
            set band 802.11n,g-only
        end
        config radio-2
            set band 802.11ac
        end
    next
end