How long will an AP keep a device association in its roaming database?

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How long will the APs keep a device association in its roaming database? Let's say a user roams away to an area covered by Cisco APs, then back to Aerohive. Will the original association be kept and how long? -Jim
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Take a look at your SSID Settings, under Optional Settings, Advanced. In the scenario you describe I believe it's the Inactive Client Ageout parameter that would take effect. It defaults to 5 minutes, but you can adjust it to anywhere between 1 and 30 minutes.

Since you are roaming to a third-party device, I don't think the Roaming Cache Ageout applies, but honestly I am not certain about that.