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FortiWiFi and FortiAP Configuration Guide

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Setting your geographic location

The maximum allowed transmitter power and permitted radio channels for WiFi networks depend on the region in which the network is located. By default, the WiFi controller is configured for the United States. If you are located in any other region, set your geographic location before you begin the wireless network configuration.

To change the location setting - CLI

To change the country to France, for example, enter

config wireless-controller setting

set country FR

end

To see the list of country codes, enter a question mark (‘?’) instead of a country code.

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Before changing the country setting, you must remove all FortiAP Profiles. To do this, go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles.

To view all country and region codes, and regulatory domains - CLI

The following CLI command can be entered to view a list of the country and region codes, and regulatory domains supported by Fortinet:

cw_diag -c all-countries

 

Below is a table showing a sample of the list displayed by entering this command:

Country-code

Region-code

Domain

ISO-name

Name

0

A

FCC3 & FCCA

NA

NO_COUNTRY_SET

8

W

NULL1 & WORLD

AL

ALBANIA

12

W

NULL1 & WORLD

DZ

ALGERIA

16

A

FCC3 & FCCA

AS

AMERICAN SAMOA

...

...

...

...

...

Setting your geographic location

The maximum allowed transmitter power and permitted radio channels for WiFi networks depend on the region in which the network is located. By default, the WiFi controller is configured for the United States. If you are located in any other region, set your geographic location before you begin the wireless network configuration.

To change the location setting - CLI

To change the country to France, for example, enter

config wireless-controller setting

set country FR

end

To see the list of country codes, enter a question mark (‘?’) instead of a country code.

note icon

Before changing the country setting, you must remove all FortiAP Profiles. To do this, go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles.

To view all country and region codes, and regulatory domains - CLI

The following CLI command can be entered to view a list of the country and region codes, and regulatory domains supported by Fortinet:

cw_diag -c all-countries

 

Below is a table showing a sample of the list displayed by entering this command:

Country-code

Region-code

Domain

ISO-name

Name

0

A

FCC3 & FCCA

NA

NO_COUNTRY_SET

8

W

NULL1 & WORLD

AL

ALBANIA

12

W

NULL1 & WORLD

DZ

ALGERIA

16

A

FCC3 & FCCA

AS

AMERICAN SAMOA

...

...

...

...

...