OpenWrt and AP roaming?

As the title suggests, just curious if OpenWRT support AP roaming for a smooth transition between APs?


Yes it does.

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Roaming is a actually a client side process. So all APs can be used to setup a roaming environment, regardless of their firmware. The key is properly tuning your APs for best roaming performance (power levels, channel selection, and also placement). Openwrt does provide access to the radio parameters to make this easy.

There are additional standards that can be used that theoretically enhance the roaming experience like 802.11r fast roaming. OpenWrt supports this, too, but some client devices actually do worse with this feature enabled. (a basic roaming setup with a no-frills approach can work better in many cases.)