I am planing to replace a TP Link router, running OpenWRT 18.x, with a more powerful model, running OpenWRT 19.x, in a small office environment.
The configuration for the switch and the cabled networks will be copied, so I suspect no problems there. My main concern is about the wifi networks: there are several wifi networks running, one for each subnet. The radio hardware of the two routers differ, so I can not just copy the whole file "/etc/config/wireless", but I can still copy the sections containing wifi names, passwords and white/black lists.
My question is this: will the wireless clients notice that the wifi router has changed and will they refuse to connect because of the different radio hardware, or doesn't this change matter, as long as the correct SSID and password is provided?
The wifi clients consist of Android devices, notebooks, and Apple smartphones. The owners of these devices are not working at the office every day, so it could be a tricky case of time management for me if I need to help each one of them reconnecting their devices to the network.