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Wireless (MR) Firmware Features Directory

Wireless (MR) Firmware Features Directory

Overview

This article describes MR features and their dependencies on MR firmware releases.

Note: All access points have a minimum runnable firmware version, and some have a maximum runnable firmware version. Please refer to Product Firmware Version Restrictions for more information.  

The table below explains the correlation between access point product families and models.

Product Family

Models

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2 

MR20, MR30H, MR33, MR42, MR42E, MR52, MR53, MR53E, MR70, MR74. MR84

Wi-Fi 6

MR28, MR36, MR36H, MR44, MR46, MR46E, MR56, MR76, MR78, MR86

Wi-Fi 6E

MR57, CW9162, CW9164, CW9166

Note: The Minimum Required License Type indicates the lowest MR license tier that includes a particular feature. Please refer to the Meraki MR License Guide for more information about MR license types and included features.

MR 29.X Firmware Features

Feature

Description

Type / Status

Supported Models / Families

Minimum Required License Type

Wi-Fi Personal Network (WPN)

Easy wireless network segmentation

New feature / Beta

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

Band Steering Enhancements

Active steering based on 802.11v and other improvements

Enhancement / GA

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

Client Balancing Enhancements

Active client balancing based on 802.11v and other improvements

Enhancement / GA

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

Mesh Enhancements

6GHz support and encryption improvements

Enhancement / GA

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

IPv6 Enhancements

MLD Snooping, IPv6 Bonjour Forwarding, L2 client Isolation and other improvements

Enhancement / GA

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

Hanshow USB Gateway Support

Hanshow USB gateway support for Electronic Shelf Label (ESL)

New feature / Beta

List

MR Enterprise

SoluM USB Gateway Support

SoluM USB gateway support for Electronic Shelf Label (ESL)

New feature / Beta

List

MR Enterprise

MR 28.X Firmware Features

Feature

Description

Type

Supported Models / Families

Minimum Required License Type

IPv6 support on MR

Live tools, IPv6 uplink, L3 firewall rules and other improvements

Enhancement

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

RADIUS enhancements

Revamped access control page with advanced RADIUS features

Enhancement

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

SES-imagotag Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) Integration

Native ESL tags management via a built-in IoT radio

New Feature

Link

MR Enterprise

VLAN support over mesh

Ability to pass multi-VLAN traffic over mesh

Enhancement

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) support

Lightweight data streaming for IoT applications

New Feature

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

Meraki Health

AI/ML suite of tools for wireless monitoring and troubleshooting

New Feature

Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2, Wi-Fi 6, and Wi-Fi 6E

MR Enterprise

 

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