Assigning a single device a higher QoS priority

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I have an Apple TV (CEOs) that is used for Skype and have been asked to give the highest priority for traffic on the WLAN.

So that it is obvious for anybody viewing the configuration, I have created a separate PPSK group tied to a separate UserGroup for the CEO-TV.
With this UserGroup I have increased the the Scheduling Weight from 10 to 15, and left the other limits to default.
And also enabled Dynamic Airtime Scheduling under Additional Settings

I guess another method I could have used was to Re-Assign the UserGroup based on the Client Classifier using the device's MAC address.

In terms of raising the QoS priority for such a device, using Skype, are there any other critical factors I should set??
Initially I thought to go with increasing Scheduling Weight to keep the changes simple.  

Looking forward to seeing what is the Best Practice for this kind of config.

thanks,

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Andrew MacTaggart, Champ

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I would recommend using a cable with the AppleTV

while using them with wireless interface, I find them to be using a lot of airtime, time better served to clients. Also the radio components in the appleTV, not documented well by Apple[i is like pulling teeth with a string] are equivalent to an IPAD v2 single stream 20MHz wide channel etc...

also for QoS you would have to make sure that it is end to end, every switch, router etc...
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Jason Hills

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Agree with wiring the TV, especially since it's not a mobile device!
It currently connected with 11na, so at least helping to keep the 2.4GHz free.
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We have setup our system to use a Classifier Map and two Mac OUI policies that I think matches all our traffic in and out of the Apple TVs.  Seems to work pretty good.  
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Thanks, Ryan,
I have attempted to set up a Classifier Redirection based on the MAC address, but the AppleTV device does not hop over to the intended Attribute number UserProfile, have shown the reassignment rule below:




The attribute number for CEO-TV profile is (10).

I've rebooted the AP that the device was connected to, to force a reconnection, but it still uses the User profile with the attribute of 121.
Here's pic of the main config:

Ryan, it would be great if you could shed any light on what I might be missing.

Just had a thought, would it be caused by have the User profile for CEO-TV(10) as the 'authentication' list, while the Mobile_Group profile is in the 'default' list?
As perhaps to join the CEO-TV(10) profile the device must have successfully authenticated to this group?

GOT IT - I didn't see the tiny tick-box in the User Profile selection to enable User Profile Reassignment!! The device now hops to Attribute 10

thanks,
Jason
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Glad to hear you got it working!  I have not tried that exact method, but good to know how to do it.