Why does my AP automatically switch channels despite being set to a fixed channel?

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Zyxel_Bella
Zyxel_Bella Posts: 450  Zyxel Employee
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Both APs in the mesh network should operating on the same channel to maintain a mesh connection. When APs are part of a smart mesh network, they might automatically switch channels to build up mesh connection and APs will not revert to user-defined channels.

If fixed channel selection leads to suboptimal performance due to interference, consider setting a fixed channel that is less congested, while keeping an eye on the network's performance.