Clients keep reauthenticating when roaming from AP to AP
Clients reauthenticate when roaming from AP to AP
Firmware 9.12.x, 9.15.x, 9.21.x
The encryption configuration for the VNS must to be configured with a key option. PSK or Opportunistic Keying, and or Pre-Auth which allows for partial or multiple fast reauth for 802.1x clients.
Remove encryption, or add a PSK, opportunistic and or pre-authentication keying. Also another option as of 9.21 code (Is 802.11r supported in Firmware 9.21?) Extreme added Fast BSS Transition (IEEE 802.11r) to help reduce the delay caused by re-authentication every time a client roams from AP to AP. The Fast Transition(FT) mechanism allows a client station to establish security and/or QoS state to the new AP prior to or during re-association. This reduces the delay in connecting to the network during an inter-AP roam. Both the client and the access point need to support 802.11r for it to work.