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Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0, build 0233:

For more information about your FortiAP device, see the FortiWiFi and FortiAP Configuration Guide.

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0, build 0233 support the following models:

FortiAP-S

FAP-S221E, FAP-S223E, FAP-S421E, FAP-S422E, FAP-S423E

FortiAP-W2

FAP-221E, FAP-222E, FAP-223E, FAP-224E, FAP-421E, FAP-423E

Note

FortiAP-W2 models do not have the unified threat management (UTM) functionality.

What's new in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0 when managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS 6.2.0) or FortiAP Cloud:

  • New wireless event logs to record detailed activities of Wi-Fi stations for troubleshooting
  • New security modes
    • WPA3 Enterprise
    • WPA3 SAE
    • WPA3 SAE Transition
    • OWE
    • OWE Transition
  • WMM to DSCP marking for uplink data packets
  • Direct SNMP support
  • VLAN probe tool
  • Air time fairness
  • Report of scanned Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices to FortiPresence
  • Wildcard domain names support in walled garden (whitelist) of captive portal SSID configured by FortiAP Cloud

The following list includes improvements in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0:

  • New GUI
  • REST API support
  • New Reset button functions
    • To reboot FortiAP, push and hold the Reset button for less than 5 seconds.
    • To reboot FortiAP and enter the FortiAP Configuration mode, push and hold the Reset button for 5 to 10 seconds.
    • To reset FortiAP to the factory default, push and hold the Reset button for more than 10 seconds.
  • Local automatic channel selection (ACS)
  • Removal of HTTP and Telnet administrative access
  • Dynamic frequency selection (DFS) certified stock keeping units (SKU):
    • FAP-222E-J
    • FAP-222E-N
    • FAP-222E-S
    • FAP-222E-T
  • Wi-Fi region and country code adjustments:
    • 5 GHz channels 100 to 144 added to region "D".
    • 5 GHz transmit power increased for region "D".

Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0, build 0233:

For more information about your FortiAP device, see the FortiWiFi and FortiAP Configuration Guide.

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0, build 0233 support the following models:

FortiAP-S

FAP-S221E, FAP-S223E, FAP-S421E, FAP-S422E, FAP-S423E

FortiAP-W2

FAP-221E, FAP-222E, FAP-223E, FAP-224E, FAP-421E, FAP-423E

Note

FortiAP-W2 models do not have the unified threat management (UTM) functionality.

What's new in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0 when managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS 6.2.0) or FortiAP Cloud:

  • New wireless event logs to record detailed activities of Wi-Fi stations for troubleshooting
  • New security modes
    • WPA3 Enterprise
    • WPA3 SAE
    • WPA3 SAE Transition
    • OWE
    • OWE Transition
  • WMM to DSCP marking for uplink data packets
  • Direct SNMP support
  • VLAN probe tool
  • Air time fairness
  • Report of scanned Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices to FortiPresence
  • Wildcard domain names support in walled garden (whitelist) of captive portal SSID configured by FortiAP Cloud

The following list includes improvements in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.0:

  • New GUI
  • REST API support
  • New Reset button functions
    • To reboot FortiAP, push and hold the Reset button for less than 5 seconds.
    • To reboot FortiAP and enter the FortiAP Configuration mode, push and hold the Reset button for 5 to 10 seconds.
    • To reset FortiAP to the factory default, push and hold the Reset button for more than 10 seconds.
  • Local automatic channel selection (ACS)
  • Removal of HTTP and Telnet administrative access
  • Dynamic frequency selection (DFS) certified stock keeping units (SKU):
    • FAP-222E-J
    • FAP-222E-N
    • FAP-222E-S
    • FAP-222E-T
  • Wi-Fi region and country code adjustments:
    • 5 GHz channels 100 to 144 added to region "D".
    • 5 GHz transmit power increased for region "D".