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How to enable mac filters

hi guys,

i have two Cisco AP 1240 AG, and i have configures them with same SSID but different channels, the reason for doing that was so that if a user get dropped from one AP without dropping the connection it connects to the other AP automatically. I DONT KNOW IF THATS RIGHT OR NOT!!!!!????

it seems like the connection is dropping and users are having difficulties like droping of connection or limited connectivity.

So i have decided to do MAC filtering but when i go to the mac filtering options the format it as for mac fillter is different..

How can i do that or how can i fix the issue i am facing.

Please help
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MAC filtering won't help your connectivity problems.  The idea of the same SSID on different channels is fine as long as you have at least 6 channels of separation - i.e. 1 & 7, 2 & 9, 3 & 10, etc.

If you still have problems add another AP - provided you maintain 6 channels of separation.
I was under the impression only 5 channels were needed for separation.
e.g. with three APs use channels 1, 6 and 11.
ammartahir1978Author Commented:
on the router i have 802.1 G enable and also 802.1A enable does that have any impact on , as i thought only 802.1G should be enable?
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Well, A & B/G use different frequencies altogether. B and G use the same frequency band, just different modulation. Still, A, B and G should all be fine with each other (or they wouldn't all be in the same router).
ammartahir1978Author Commented:
so wat else i can do on it beside putting an other AP in there
Just FYI, here is a link to one of the better visual representations of wireless channel overlap.


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