Does RT-AC68U support 802.11r?

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beneix

New Around Here
I have an RT-AC68U that I want to put into service as a wireless access point with Ethernet backhaul to the main (wireless) router, which is running OpenWRT. It would be great to have Fast Roaming and I can get 802.11r on the main router, but does the AC68U support it? I have updated to the latest firmware but don't see any option to switch it on. I of course know that it has AiMesh, but the main router isn't Asus and I am not changing that. Does AiMesh somehow include 802.11r?

If the Asus firmware doesn't support it, I suppose putting the AC68U on DD-WRT could be a solution; I hope an OpenWRT and a DD-WRT router can speak 802.11r to each other...

(I tried searching the Asus threads for 802.11r, but it is too common/short a search term .)
 
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thiggins

Mr. Easy
Staff member
11r must also be supported on clients. It is focused on the authentication part of the roam, which is generally not the part that takes the most time.
 

RMerlin

Asuswrt-Merlin dev
The RT-AC68U does support 802.11v at least, as well as 802.11k beacon request/report, both of which should help roaming.
 

beneix

New Around Here
The RT-AC68U does support 802.11v at least, as well as 802.11k beacon request/report, both of which should help roaming.
Thanks. Is that on stock, with Merlin, or both?
 

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