Would 'WMM-AC and 802.1k' enabled on an OPEN SSID have any adverse effects? In fact what shouldn't be enabled on an OPEN SSID?

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Would 'WMM-AC and 802.1k' enabled on an OPEN SSID have any adverse effects? In fact what shouldn't be enabled on an OPEN SSID?
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irldexter

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Matthew Gast

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When Voice-Enterprise was designed, the assumption was that the underlying Wi-Fi link layer would be encrypted. In addition to protecting the contents of the voice call, link layer security also protects the call setup and teardown (typically SIP), as well as the wireless link management frames used by 802.11e/k. Enabling admission control on an open SSID may interfere with the ability of clients that do not support admission control to attach to the network, but we have not had any specific information reported to us at this time.