Interference by other Access Points

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I am using AP130 in my organization for guests where there are other access points for employees. AP130 is facing high interference from the other Access points. Channel selection is also AUTO but still interference is there due to which we have observed intermittent disconnection.
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Hemang

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May I ask why you are using separate APs for guest access than your employees? You can use the same APs, broadcasting different SSIDs and classifying users to different vlans, separating the traffic. This could cut down on the number of APs deployed, and thus interference. 
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Actually the organization had already deployed the other access points in past and we were supposed to test the AP130 if it is affected by the Interference.
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I see. Adding the extra APs will certainly increase interference, particularly with 2.4GHz radios with only three channels available. One option would be to disable the 2.4 radios on one or the other solution to decrease the interference. Is there any channel bonding being used on the 5GHz radios in either environment?  
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No, channel bonding is not used in the either environment. 
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Can you provide tech data? Also, the only real solution is to use a channel that is not being as used as much on both bands. You also have to make sure that the channel you are going to is not overlapping with other channels. 

When the APs first start up, they will do a channel assessment and will determine what channels to use on both bands. It will not continue to do this unless a threshold is met in the radio profile or channel auto selection is set in the radio profile.