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Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.3, build 0277:

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

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.3, build 0277 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-231E

FAP-321E

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 6.2.3

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.3 managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS version 6.2.3):

  • FortiAP can report port names as actual hardware labels to FortiGate for LLDP and FortiAP Health functions.
  • FortiAP can report Radio Transmit Retry Percentage to FortiGate.
  • FortiAP can report locally detected station OS information to FortiGate.
  • Added RSSI threshold for rogue AP detection.
  • Wi-Fi country and region code adjustments:
    • Changed Bahamas to region "A".
  • FortiAP can support a new "style-3" of Circuit ID insertion in DHCP Option 82.

    Note: FortiGate will support this setting in FortiOS 6.4.0.

  • Supports the newly released FAP-231E model.
  • Enables DFS channels on FAP-231E with region code E, I, V, Y, and D.

    Note: To manage FAP-231E from a FortiGate, contact your local Sales Engineer for a special FortiOS firmware.

  • Supports the newly released FAP-321E model.
  • Enables DFS channels on FAP-321E with region code E, I, V, Y, and D.

Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.3, build 0277:

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

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.3, build 0277 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-231E

FAP-321E

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 6.2.3

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.2.3 managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS version 6.2.3):

  • FortiAP can report port names as actual hardware labels to FortiGate for LLDP and FortiAP Health functions.
  • FortiAP can report Radio Transmit Retry Percentage to FortiGate.
  • FortiAP can report locally detected station OS information to FortiGate.
  • Added RSSI threshold for rogue AP detection.
  • Wi-Fi country and region code adjustments:
    • Changed Bahamas to region "A".
  • FortiAP can support a new "style-3" of Circuit ID insertion in DHCP Option 82.

    Note: FortiGate will support this setting in FortiOS 6.4.0.

  • Supports the newly released FAP-231E model.
  • Enables DFS channels on FAP-231E with region code E, I, V, Y, and D.

    Note: To manage FAP-231E from a FortiGate, contact your local Sales Engineer for a special FortiOS firmware.

  • Supports the newly released FAP-321E model.
  • Enables DFS channels on FAP-321E with region code E, I, V, Y, and D.