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Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.4.2, build 0437:

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

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.4.2, build 0437 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 6.4.2

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.4.2 managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS version 6.4.2):

  • Automatic Radio Resource Provisioning (ARRP) Enhancement.
  • Multiple pre-shared key (MPSK) Enhancement.
  • Support Electronic Shelf Label (ESL) tags via USB dongle.

    Note: This requires FAP models equipped with a USB port. Currently, only FAP-S421E, FAP-S423E, FAP-421E, and FAP-423E can support this feature.

  • Support per antenna/Rx Chain Statistics and fault alarm mechanism.
  • Query new FortiGuard service to determine IoT device details.
  • Enable DFS channels for FAP-224E with region A, and FAP-321E with region A, N, S and T.
  • Add country Turkmenistan to region "I" and make country/region code up-to-date.
  • Wi-Fi driver upgraded to Qualcomm Atheros SPF 6.1.

Introduction

This document provides the following information for FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.4.2, build 0437:

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

Supported models

FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.4.2, build 0437 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 6.4.2

The following list includes new features in FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 version 6.4.2 managed by FortiGate (running FortiOS version 6.4.2):

  • Automatic Radio Resource Provisioning (ARRP) Enhancement.
  • Multiple pre-shared key (MPSK) Enhancement.
  • Support Electronic Shelf Label (ESL) tags via USB dongle.

    Note: This requires FAP models equipped with a USB port. Currently, only FAP-S421E, FAP-S423E, FAP-421E, and FAP-423E can support this feature.

  • Support per antenna/Rx Chain Statistics and fault alarm mechanism.
  • Query new FortiGuard service to determine IoT device details.
  • Enable DFS channels for FAP-224E with region A, and FAP-321E with region A, N, S and T.
  • Add country Turkmenistan to region "I" and make country/region code up-to-date.
  • Wi-Fi driver upgraded to Qualcomm Atheros SPF 6.1.