- Max Transit models
- Running Firmware 7
What is it?
On select devices with dual active radios, 2x Wi-Fi-as-WAN connections can be defined, placed into the same connection priority, utilizing both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands simultaneously.
If you’re looking to setup simultaneous Wi-Fi as WAN and Wi-Fi AP, go here.
If you’re looking to set up dual-band failover Wi-Fi WAN, then please see: How to set up dual-band failover for Wi-Fi as WAN
You are in a RV. The campground you’re parked at broadcasts “Campground WiFi 2.4Ghz” and “Campground WiFi 5Ghz”. You use the “Campground WiFi 2.4Ghz” as the WAN source on the 2.4GHz frequency and at the same time, use the second “Campground WiFi 5Ghz” Wi-Fi SSID from the campground as the WAN source on the 5GHz frequency.
When placed in the same connection priority, these two Wi-Fi WAN connections can be active at the same time and load-balanced.
How to set up?
From the Dashboard tab, in WAN Connection Status, you’ll see Wi-Fi WAN and Wi-Fi WAN on 5GHz.
Click Details, enter a WAN Connection Name or leave as is, then Save and Apply at the bottom.
Back in the WAN Connection Status tab, drag and drop the newly named Wi-Fi WAN connection into Priority 1.
Click Wireless Networks and choose the available Wi-Fi you wish to connect to as WAN, then enter the password.
You have just created one Wi-Fi WAN Connection on 2.4Ghz.
To create a second Wi-Fi WAN on the 5GHz frequency for load-balancing, repeat the steps above for “Wi-Fi WAN on 5GHz” and be sure to drag this connection into the same connection priority as the previous i.e. Priority 1.
The resulting setup: