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FortiWiFi and FortiAP Configuration Guide

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What's new in this release

FortiOS 6.2.2 wireless includes the following changes:

  • New GUI in WiFi & Switch Controller > Managed FortiAPs to facilitate easier management and more visibility.
  • Improvements to WiFi & Switch Controller > WiFi Maps.
  • Enable LLDP by default when creating new WTP (or FortiAP) profiles; existing profiles are not affected.
  • Enable Channel Utilization by default when creating new WTP (or FortiAP) profiles; existing profiles are not affected. Users can monitor the utilized channels for each AP radio from Monitor > WiFi Health Monitor.
  • Move the darrp-optimize and darrp-optimize-schedules configurations from a global object to VDOM object.
    • Previously DARRP configured settings have been converted as well:

      FOS 6.2.0 and earlier:

      config wireless-controller timers

      set darrp-optimize 0

      set darrp-day monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday

      set darrp-time "01:30"

      end

      FOS 6.2.1 and later:

      config firewall schedule recurring

      edit "tmp-darrp-optimize-0"

      set start 01:30

      set end 01:31

      set day monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday

      next

      end

      config wireless-controller setting

      set darrp-optimize 86400

      set darrp-optimize-schedules "tmp-darrp-optimize-0"

      end

  • Add a new external portal-type, external-auth for when captive-portal is enabled on local-bridge VAP.
  • Add support for a username-case-sensitive option when configuring the user radius setting.

For more information about the FortiOS 6.2.2 wireless features, see the FortiOS Release Notes.

For more information about new FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 6.2.2 features, see the FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 Release Notes.

What's new in this release

FortiOS 6.2.2 wireless includes the following changes:

  • New GUI in WiFi & Switch Controller > Managed FortiAPs to facilitate easier management and more visibility.
  • Improvements to WiFi & Switch Controller > WiFi Maps.
  • Enable LLDP by default when creating new WTP (or FortiAP) profiles; existing profiles are not affected.
  • Enable Channel Utilization by default when creating new WTP (or FortiAP) profiles; existing profiles are not affected. Users can monitor the utilized channels for each AP radio from Monitor > WiFi Health Monitor.
  • Move the darrp-optimize and darrp-optimize-schedules configurations from a global object to VDOM object.
    • Previously DARRP configured settings have been converted as well:

      FOS 6.2.0 and earlier:

      config wireless-controller timers

      set darrp-optimize 0

      set darrp-day monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday

      set darrp-time "01:30"

      end

      FOS 6.2.1 and later:

      config firewall schedule recurring

      edit "tmp-darrp-optimize-0"

      set start 01:30

      set end 01:31

      set day monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday

      next

      end

      config wireless-controller setting

      set darrp-optimize 86400

      set darrp-optimize-schedules "tmp-darrp-optimize-0"

      end

  • Add a new external portal-type, external-auth for when captive-portal is enabled on local-bridge VAP.
  • Add support for a username-case-sensitive option when configuring the user radius setting.

For more information about the FortiOS 6.2.2 wireless features, see the FortiOS Release Notes.

For more information about new FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 6.2.2 features, see the FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 Release Notes.