How to enable Band select to attempt steering clients from 2.4GHz to 5GHz?

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Zyxel_Bella Posts: 483  Zyxel Employee
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Using band select helps manage network traffic by steering clients from the 2.4GHz band to the 5GHz band. This can reduce congestion and improve overall network performance, especially in environments with many wireless devices. The goal is to enhance user experience by leveraging the less crowded 5GHz band, which offers higher data rates and reduced interference.

Configuration

  1. Go to > Site-wide > Configure > Access points > SSID advanced settings
  2. Select the SSID you want to enable Band select in the list.

3. Enable Band select in Advanced settings section.

4. Click Save and wait some minutes to take effect.