Aruba Central supports tri-radio mode in Aruba AP-555, a flagship 802.11ax access point (AP). In tri-radio mode or split 5 GHz Gigahertz. mode, the 8x8 5 GHz radio is split into two independent 4x4 5 GHz radios. In the tri-radio mode, the operates on channels 36–64 and operates on channels 100–165.
The split 5 GHz radio can operate in the following modes:
When the tri-radio mode is either enabled or disabled in an AP, thetable displays the following details:
- The column includes the type, which can be used to filter tri-radio events.
- The column includes the status of the tri-radio mode in AP.
In Aruba Central, the tri-radio mode feature is available only for AP-555 access points running Aruba Instant 220.127.116.11 or later versions. By default, the AP-555 operates in dual radio mode.
For more information, see Configuring Access Points in Tri-Radio Mode.