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Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.2, build 0265:

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

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.2, build 0265 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 6.2.2

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.2 managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS version 6.2.2):

  • Local-standalone SSID supports MAC address filter (FortiOS-side "address-group" setting under VAP configuration).
  • Local-standalone SSID supports RADIUS-based MAC address authentication.
  • FortiAP can detect client OS information locally via DHCP fingerprint (DHCP options and VCI etc.)
  • RADIUS COA over WiFi supports the username-case-sensitive setting.
  • FortiPresence v7.1 Push API update
    • Send AP Tx power as part of the FAP ID packets
  • WPA2-Personal SSID supports MPSK schedule.
  • Local-bridging captive-portal SSID supports external authentication on 3rd-party web servers.
  • FortiAP reports uplink interface speed to FortiGate (FortiOS v6.2.2 REST API update).
  • Local-bridging SSID supports GRE tunnel.
  • Local-bridging SSID supports L2TP tunnel.
  • FortiAP requires administrators to set a password upon the first out-of-the-box login, or after a factory reset.
  • The "wcfg" command can diagnose Ekahau blink and AeroScout states.
  • Wi-Fi country and region code adjustments:
    • In Tunisia, outdoor models (FAP-S422E, FAP-222E and FAP-224E) only allow 5GHz channels 100, 104, 108, 112 and 116, and disallow all other 5GHz channels and 2.4GHz channels.
    • Changed Yemen to region E
    • Changed Oman to region E
    • Changed Honduras to region N
    • Changed Macau to region S
    • Changed Philippines to region S

Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.2, build 0265:

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

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.2, build 0265 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 6.2.2

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.2 managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS version 6.2.2):

  • Local-standalone SSID supports MAC address filter (FortiOS-side "address-group" setting under VAP configuration).
  • Local-standalone SSID supports RADIUS-based MAC address authentication.
  • FortiAP can detect client OS information locally via DHCP fingerprint (DHCP options and VCI etc.)
  • RADIUS COA over WiFi supports the username-case-sensitive setting.
  • FortiPresence v7.1 Push API update
    • Send AP Tx power as part of the FAP ID packets
  • WPA2-Personal SSID supports MPSK schedule.
  • Local-bridging captive-portal SSID supports external authentication on 3rd-party web servers.
  • FortiAP reports uplink interface speed to FortiGate (FortiOS v6.2.2 REST API update).
  • Local-bridging SSID supports GRE tunnel.
  • Local-bridging SSID supports L2TP tunnel.
  • FortiAP requires administrators to set a password upon the first out-of-the-box login, or after a factory reset.
  • The "wcfg" command can diagnose Ekahau blink and AeroScout states.
  • Wi-Fi country and region code adjustments:
    • In Tunisia, outdoor models (FAP-S422E, FAP-222E and FAP-224E) only allow 5GHz channels 100, 104, 108, 112 and 116, and disallow all other 5GHz channels and 2.4GHz channels.
    • Changed Yemen to region E
    • Changed Oman to region E
    • Changed Honduras to region N
    • Changed Macau to region S
    • Changed Philippines to region S